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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.14% 0.99% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 1.14% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 10
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
484 527 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 87.36% 86.82% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 391 462 388
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +17 14 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Taunton - 5 £35,000 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) Software Testing
3 41 (58.57%) ISTQB
4 39 (55.71%) BDD
4 39 (55.71%) ISEB
5 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
5 37 (52.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (51.43%) Waterfall
7 35 (50.00%) SpecFlow
8 34 (48.57%) Cucumber
9 33 (47.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (47.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 31 (44.29%) Load Testing
10 31 (44.29%) Test Management
11 27 (38.57%) Scrum
12 25 (35.71%) Line Management
13 24 (34.29%) Performance Testing
13 24 (34.29%) Security Testing
14 23 (32.86%) Java
15 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
16 20 (28.57%) C#
17 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
18 15 (21.43%) SQL
19 14 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
21 12 (17.14%) User Stories
22 11 (15.71%) .NET
22 11 (15.71%) Selenium
23 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
23 10 (14.29%) Mentoring

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 2 (2.86%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) nginx
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.43%) HBase
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 34 (48.57%) Cucumber
3 33 (47.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (15.71%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) JUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.43%) MSTest
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 32 (45.71%) Test Analyst
3 25 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.86%) HTML5
4 2 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) Software Testing
3 39 (55.71%) BDD
4 36 (51.43%) Waterfall
5 33 (47.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 31 (44.29%) Load Testing
6 31 (44.29%) Test Management
7 27 (38.57%) Scrum
8 25 (35.71%) Line Management
9 24 (34.29%) Performance Testing
9 24 (34.29%) Security Testing
10 14 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
12 12 (17.14%) User Stories
13 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 8 (11.43%) System Testing
15 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
15 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
16 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) C#
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) C
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (58.57%) ISTQB
2 39 (55.71%) ISEB
3 37 (52.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Snort
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Oozie
2 1 (1.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) VMware
2 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago