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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 61 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.37% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
444 648 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 76.16% 81.51% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 401 569 385
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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 +22 6 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Erlang
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Programming
4 5 (50.00%) User Experience
4 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Erlang
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 23 hours ago