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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 69 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.50% 2.42% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.81% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
523 427 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.30% 86.09% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 442 378 426
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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
(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 -2 2 £37,500 -37.50%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (91.30%) Selenium
2 18 (78.26%) BDD
3 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
5 13 (56.52%) Java
6 12 (52.17%) JUnit
7 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle
8 10 (43.48%) RDBMS
8 10 (43.48%) Maven
8 10 (43.48%) Scrum
8 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
8 10 (43.48%) Java EE
8 10 (43.48%) Degree
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
8 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
9 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
9 7 (30.43%) J2EE
9 7 (30.43%) Case Management
10 6 (26.09%) DSDM
10 6 (26.09%) SOA
11 3 (13.04%) QA
12 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Erlang
12 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
12 2 (8.70%) Analytics
12 2 (8.70%) Functional Programming

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
1 10 (43.48%) RDBMS
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 12 (52.17%) JUnit
4 10 (43.48%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Test Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Java Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Java EE
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) BDD
3 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Case Management
5 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) DSDM
6 6 (26.09%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps
8 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) Erlang
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
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