The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.39% 2.39% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 3.02% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 1
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 430 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.33% 79.19% 74.20%
Number of salaries quoted 514 395 440
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Bath -16 9 £30,000 -2.43% 2
Taunton +2 8 £31,500 +43.18%
Street - 3 £52,500 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 32 (61.54%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 30 (57.69%) C#
4 25 (48.08%) .NET
4 25 (48.08%) Scrum
5 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
8 17 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (26.92%) Java
9 14 (26.92%) Windows
10 13 (25.00%) C++
11 12 (23.08%) Oracle
11 12 (23.08%) NUnit
11 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
11 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
12 11 (21.15%) Web Testing
13 10 (19.23%) CSS
14 9 (17.31%) Migration
14 9 (17.31%) User Experience
15 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
16 7 (13.46%) IIS
16 7 (13.46%) ITIL
16 7 (13.46%) UML
16 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
16 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (23.08%) NUnit
3 7 (13.46%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.62%) Hudson
4 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
4 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.62%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) Bugzilla
4 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Military
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) Tester
5 10 (19.23%) Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) Junior Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Software Tester
6 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Junior
6 9 (17.31%) Software Test Analyst
6 9 (17.31%) Junior Java Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) HTML
2 25 (48.08%) .NET
3 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience
2 6 (11.54%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Scrum
2 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Web Testing
5 9 (17.31%) Migration
6 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 7 (13.46%) UML
7 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
7 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.46%) Refactoring
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
8 5 (9.62%) BDD
8 5 (9.62%) User Stories
8 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 30 (57.69%) C#
4 14 (26.92%) Java
5 13 (25.00%) C++
6 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ISEB
1 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Telerik
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago