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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 50 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.39% 1.60% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.96% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 11
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
422 510 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.90% 81.47% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 386 426 531
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 23 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +3 4 £60,000 -
Taunton - 2 £38,500 - 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (79.17%) ISTQB
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) ISEB
3 15 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 15 (62.50%) Line Management
4 13 (54.17%) Test Management
4 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) QA
5 12 (50.00%) Migration
6 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
7 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.67%) RSpec
9 4 (16.67%) Social Media
9 4 (16.67%) Heroku
9 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (16.67%) Ruby
9 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
10 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
12 1 (4.17%) Coaching

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (45.83%) QA Manager
3 8 (33.33%) Testing Manager
3 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 15 (62.50%) Line Management
4 13 (54.17%) Test Management
4 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) Migration
6 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) ISTQB
1 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
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