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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 51 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.65% 4.27% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 5.24% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 5
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £41,300
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
617 496 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 90.07% 81.44% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 537 411 540
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 17 £40,000 - 1
Bath -20 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Cucumber
2 20 (47.62%) BDD
3 19 (45.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 19 (45.24%) Software Testing
3 19 (45.24%) ISEB
4 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
4 17 (40.48%) SpecFlow
4 17 (40.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 16 (38.10%) Line Management
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 16 (38.10%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 15 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (35.71%) Test Management
6 15 (35.71%) Load Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Scrum
8 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) C#
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) QA
9 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 7 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (14.29%) ISO 14001
11 6 (14.29%) ISO 9001
11 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) HBase
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Cucumber
2 17 (40.48%) SpecFlow
2 17 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
1 18 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Java Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Specialist
8 4 (9.52%) Test Specialist
9 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) Java EE
3 4 (9.52%) RESTful
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) BDD
3 19 (45.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 19 (45.24%) Software Testing
4 16 (38.10%) Line Management
4 16 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 15 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (35.71%) Load Testing
5 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 15 (35.71%) Test Management
6 12 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Scrum
6 12 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 4 (9.52%) SDLC
10 4 (9.52%) System Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) C#
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) ISEB
2 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 17 (40.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 6 (14.29%) ISO 14001
2 6 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago