The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 94 187 134
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -53
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 181 66 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.20% 1.13% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.30% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 142 46 88
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,007 £28,500 £26,925
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4960 5063 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.60% 86.75% 85.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4222 4206
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South West region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Somerset +43 77 £41,377 +0.30% 4
Bristol +31 41 £44,000 +0.57% 6
Gloucestershire +18 36 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Dorset +9 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Wiltshire +3 3 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Cornwall - 1 £23,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 South West region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 213 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (51.94%) Java
3 120 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 115 (37.10%) SQL
5 113 (36.45%) HTML
6 104 (33.55%) C#
7 94 (30.32%) Scrum
8 91 (29.35%) .NET
9 87 (28.06%) Windows
10 82 (26.45%) Software Engineering
10 82 (26.45%) Unit Testing
11 80 (25.81%) Security Cleared
12 66 (21.29%) Selenium
13 65 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 63 (20.32%) C++
15 59 (19.03%) NoSQL
16 56 (18.06%) Degree
17 55 (17.74%) Python
18 53 (17.10%) Linux
19 50 (16.13%) SDLC
20 49 (15.81%) ASP.NET
21 46 (14.84%) XML
22 45 (14.52%) Telecoms
22 45 (14.52%) Jenkins
23 44 (14.19%) ISEB
23 44 (14.19%) Oracle
23 44 (14.19%) SQL Server
24 43 (13.87%) Finance
24 43 (13.87%) SC Cleared
25 42 (13.55%) ITIL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 34 (10.97%) IIS
2 13 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.55%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.23%) CMS
5 8 (2.58%) JBoss
6 6 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.48%) SSL
2 11 (3.55%) HTTP
2 11 (3.55%) HTTPS
3 9 (2.90%) Internet
4 7 (2.26%) SSH
5 4 (1.29%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.03%) NoSQL
2 44 (14.19%) SQL Server
3 40 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 39 (12.58%) Big Data
5 32 (10.32%) Hadoop
6 26 (8.39%) MySQL
7 13 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.58%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.58%) Redis
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.97%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.32%) HBase
12 1 (0.32%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 66 (21.29%) Selenium
2 65 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (14.52%) Jenkins
4 41 (13.23%) Git (software)
5 33 (10.65%) Cucumber
6 24 (7.74%) Maven
7 23 (7.42%) JIRA
7 23 (7.42%) JUnit
8 18 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (5.48%) NUnit
9 17 (5.48%) Subversion
10 15 (4.84%) Mockito
11 14 (4.52%) Eclipse
11 14 (4.52%) SpecFlow
11 14 (4.52%) Visual Studio
12 13 (4.19%) IntelliJ
12 13 (4.19%) Moq
13 11 (3.55%) SoapUI
13 11 (3.55%) TeamCity
13 11 (3.55%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 43 (13.87%) Finance
3 18 (5.81%) Electronics
4 17 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.48%) Marketing
5 15 (4.84%) Games
6 4 (1.29%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 131 (42.26%) Developer
2 75 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 46 (14.84%) C# Developer
4 41 (13.23%) Analyst
5 40 (12.90%) Tester
6 39 (12.58%) Test Engineer
7 38 (12.26%) Software Engineer
7 38 (12.26%) Test Analyst
8 32 (10.32%) Software Tester
9 31 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 29 (9.35%) .NET Developer
11 27 (8.71%) Lead Developer
12 25 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (7.42%) Java Engineer
13 23 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (7.10%) Software Test Engineer
15 19 (6.13%) Java Software Engineer
16 16 (5.16%) Software Analyst
16 16 (5.16%) Software Test Analyst
17 12 (3.87%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (36.45%) HTML
2 91 (29.35%) .NET
3 49 (15.81%) ASP.NET
4 46 (14.84%) XML
5 38 (12.26%) Spring
6 34 (10.97%) .NET Framework
7 31 (10.00%) HTML5
8 30 (9.68%) Hibernate
8 30 (9.68%) Web Services
9 25 (8.06%) CSS
10 21 (6.77%) SOAP
11 19 (6.13%) AngularJS
11 19 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 19 (6.13%) REST
12 18 (5.81%) Node.js
13 17 (5.48%) J2EE
14 14 (4.52%) Gherkin
14 14 (4.52%) jQuery
15 13 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (4.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.39%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.77%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.81%) Digital Media
4 18 (5.81%) User Experience
4 18 (5.81%) Visualisation
5 17 (5.48%) iPhone
6 15 (4.84%) Cryptography
7 12 (3.87%) Cybercrime
8 8 (2.58%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.26%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.97%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.97%) Blog
12 3 (0.97%) Fintech
12 3 (0.97%) iPad
13 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.65%) Physics
13 2 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (28.06%) Windows
2 53 (17.10%) Linux
3 32 (10.32%) Android
4 30 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 29 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.48%) Windows Phone
7 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.23%) CentOS
9 9 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.90%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.26%) Unix
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (30.32%) Scrum
3 82 (26.45%) Software Engineering
3 82 (26.45%) Unit Testing
4 50 (16.13%) SDLC
5 42 (13.55%) ITIL
6 41 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (13.23%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (12.90%) UML
8 39 (12.58%) Mentoring
8 39 (12.58%) Regression Testing
9 37 (11.94%) OO
10 34 (10.97%) Manual Testing
10 34 (10.97%) Open Source
11 31 (10.00%) ETL
12 30 (9.68%) Kanban
12 30 (9.68%) System Testing
13 29 (9.35%) Refactoring
14 28 (9.03%) User Stories
15 27 (8.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 161 (51.94%) Java
2 120 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 115 (37.10%) SQL
4 104 (33.55%) C#
5 63 (20.32%) C++
6 55 (17.74%) Python
7 29 (9.35%) C
8 25 (8.06%) Objective-C
9 23 (7.42%) Ruby
10 20 (6.45%) PHP
11 13 (4.19%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.55%) PL/SQL
12 11 (3.55%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.90%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.61%) Clojure
16 4 (1.29%) XPath
16 4 (1.29%) XQuery
17 2 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 56 (18.06%) Degree
3 44 (14.19%) ISEB
4 43 (13.87%) SC Cleared
5 26 (8.39%) ISTQB
6 24 (7.74%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.61%) MCSD
8 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.61%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.26%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.26%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) Ansible
2 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (14.19%) Oracle
2 39 (12.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.45%) SAP
4 11 (3.55%) Cisco
5 10 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.58%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.58%) HP
6 8 (2.58%) Infobright
7 6 (1.94%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.94%) New Relic
8 3 (0.97%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.32%) BT
10 1 (0.32%) Facebook
10 1 (0.32%) Sage
10 1 (0.32%) Zend
South West
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Novate IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Generous Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago