The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Somerset
Rank 27 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 59 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.29% 0.81% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 0.92% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 5 10
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,289 £37,200 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,834 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
586 542 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 92.28% 87.70% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 491 458 388
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,912
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Somerset

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Somerset

Test Automation
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +17 24 £42,500 -20.56% 3
Taunton - 12 £36,750 - 6
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 75 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) Software Testing
3 44 (48.89%) Scrum
4 43 (47.78%) Java
4 43 (47.78%) ISTQB
4 43 (47.78%) BDD
5 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 39 (43.33%) Cucumber
7 38 (42.22%) ISEB
8 37 (41.11%) Waterfall
8 37 (41.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (41.11%) SpecFlow
9 34 (37.78%) Non-Functional Testing
9 34 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (34.44%) Load Testing
10 31 (34.44%) Test Management
11 25 (27.78%) C#
11 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 24 (26.67%) Performance Testing
12 24 (26.67%) Security Testing
13 21 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 20 (22.22%) SQL
15 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
15 19 (21.11%) Line Management
16 18 (20.00%) Selenium
16 18 (20.00%) System Testing
17 17 (18.89%) User Stories
18 16 (17.78%) Unit Testing
19 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.11%) nginx
2 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Cucumber
2 37 (41.11%) SpecFlow
3 34 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (20.00%) Selenium
5 5 (5.56%) JUnit
5 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.44%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.22%) JBehave
8 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.11%) MSTest
8 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.56%) Advertising
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Analyst
2 26 (28.89%) Test Analyst
3 23 (25.56%) Test Engineer
4 22 (24.44%) Test Automation Engineer
5 19 (21.11%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (21.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 16 (17.78%) Java Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Tester
10 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
10 5 (5.56%) Test Manager
11 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 3 (3.33%) HTML5
4 3 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.11%) EJB
5 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) Software Testing
3 44 (48.89%) Scrum
4 43 (47.78%) BDD
5 37 (41.11%) Waterfall
6 34 (37.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 31 (34.44%) Load Testing
7 31 (34.44%) Test Management
8 24 (26.67%) Performance Testing
8 24 (26.67%) Security Testing
9 21 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (21.11%) Line Management
10 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
11 18 (20.00%) System Testing
12 17 (18.89%) User Stories
13 16 (17.78%) Unit Testing
14 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 13 (14.44%) Customer Requirements
16 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
17 10 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) Java
2 25 (27.78%) C#
3 20 (22.22%) SQL
4 9 (10.00%) C
4 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.44%) PHP
5 4 (4.44%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) Perl
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (47.78%) ISTQB
2 38 (42.22%) ISEB
3 37 (41.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
1 1 (1.11%) Snort
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
1 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) VMware
3 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £55-60K + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,056 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + RRA of up to £3,900
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £390000 - £440000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £34157 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago