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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 43 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.07% 1.88% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 2.19% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 6
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
521 548 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 88.01% 85.76% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 417 485 517
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Taunton - 13 £32,500 -
Yeovil - 1 £24,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (62.07%) ISEB
3 35 (60.34%) Software Testing
4 34 (58.62%) ISTQB
5 33 (56.90%) BDD
5 33 (56.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (55.17%) Waterfall
7 31 (53.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (53.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 30 (51.72%) SpecFlow
9 29 (50.00%) Cucumber
9 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 28 (48.28%) Load Testing
10 28 (48.28%) Test Management
11 25 (43.10%) Line Management
12 23 (39.66%) Scrum
13 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
13 20 (34.48%) Security Testing
13 20 (34.48%) Performance Testing
14 19 (32.76%) Java
15 17 (29.31%) C#
15 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
15 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
15 17 (29.31%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
16 13 (22.41%) SQL
17 11 (18.97%) .NET
18 9 (15.52%) User Stories
19 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
19 8 (13.79%) Selenium

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 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (53.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (51.72%) SpecFlow
3 29 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.79%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.72%) MSTest
6 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Analyst
1 31 (53.45%) Test Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Senior Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
3 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Software Testing
3 33 (56.90%) BDD
4 32 (55.17%) Waterfall
5 31 (53.45%) Non-Functional Testing
6 28 (48.28%) Load Testing
6 28 (48.28%) Test Management
7 25 (43.10%) Line Management
8 23 (39.66%) Scrum
9 20 (34.48%) Performance Testing
9 20 (34.48%) Security Testing
10 17 (29.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
11 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
12 9 (15.52%) User Stories
13 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
14 6 (10.34%) MVC
15 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
15 5 (8.62%) System Testing
15 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (62.07%) ISEB
2 34 (58.62%) ISTQB
3 33 (56.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) ISO 14001
1 7 (12.07%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.62%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago