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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 63 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.36% 1.32% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.60% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
466 564 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.12% 82.46% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 401 479 505
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 1 May 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 +10 1 £37,500 -29.24%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (42.86%) Test Management
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 4 (28.57%) RSpec
6 4 (28.57%) Social Media
6 4 (28.57%) Heroku
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) Selenium

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (28.57%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) RSpec
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) QA Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Testing Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Test Management
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 1 (7.14%) SOA
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
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