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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 59 66 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.71% 0.36% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 0.45% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.24%
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
490 446 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.05% 79.22% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 444 387 575
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Bath +7 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Taunton - 3 £32,500 - 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 9 (40.91%) SpecFlow
4 9 (40.91%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (40.91%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 8 (36.36%) ISEB
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (31.82%) Line Management
6 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (27.27%) RESTful
7 6 (27.27%) Java EE
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Test Management
7 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
8 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js

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 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 9 (40.91%) SpecFlow
3 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Specialist
3 7 (31.82%) Test Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Development Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) Java EE
2 6 (27.27%) RESTful
3 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) Line Management
5 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) Test Management
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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