The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 46 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.64% 2.48% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 3.32% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 10
Average salary £30,000 £34,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.66% +18.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 422 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.78% 74.69% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 565 370 381
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Somerset region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Somerset

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +3 12 £23,000 +4.54% 1
Bath -20 10 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Street - 5 £50,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £27,500 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (59.57%) HTML
3 23 (48.94%) Scrum
4 22 (46.81%) Java
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
6 18 (38.30%) C#
7 17 (36.17%) CSS
8 15 (31.91%) Migration
9 13 (27.66%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
10 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
10 12 (25.53%) Digital Media
11 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
12 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.15%) Web Testing
14 8 (17.02%) Windows
15 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
16 6 (12.77%) Selenium
16 6 (12.77%) User Stories
16 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
17 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
17 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
17 5 (10.64%) Hudson
17 5 (10.64%) JIRA
17 5 (10.64%) Ruby
17 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
17 5 (10.64%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
3 5 (10.64%) Hudson
3 5 (10.64%) JIRA
3 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.13%) Mockito
5 1 (2.13%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Military
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Tester
3 10 (21.28%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Junior Java Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Junior Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Junior
4 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Software Tester
5 8 (17.02%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) HTML
2 17 (36.17%) CSS
3 13 (27.66%) .NET
4 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.13%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.26%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Scrum
2 15 (31.91%) Migration
3 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.15%) Web Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.77%) User Stories
7 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Validation
8 2 (4.26%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.13%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) Java
4 18 (38.30%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.26%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Twitter
2 1 (2.13%) Telerik
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
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