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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 98 207 132
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -75
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 157 45 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 0.75% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 0.88% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 141 36 99
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £20,920
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £43,000
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
4591 5128 5354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.56% 85.54% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 4290 4364
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Bristol +52 48 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Somerset +29 44 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Gloucestershire +39 42 £50,000 +47.05% 5
Wiltshire +6 4 £37,500 +26.05% 2
Dorset +14 3 £47,500 +46.15%
Devon +4 1 £35,000 +62.79%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 173 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 119 (44.74%) Java
4 100 (37.59%) HTML
5 98 (36.84%) C#
5 98 (36.84%) SQL
6 89 (33.46%) .NET
7 79 (29.70%) Windows
8 67 (25.19%) Scrum
9 62 (23.31%) C++
10 59 (22.18%) Unit Testing
11 58 (21.80%) Selenium
12 57 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 54 (20.30%) Software Engineering
14 51 (19.17%) Security Cleared
15 47 (17.67%) Python
16 46 (17.29%) Telecoms
17 45 (16.92%) Degree
18 42 (15.79%) ASP.NET
18 42 (15.79%) NoSQL
18 42 (15.79%) SDLC
19 41 (15.41%) ITIL
19 41 (15.41%) Oracle
19 41 (15.41%) Linux
20 40 (15.04%) XML
21 39 (14.66%) UML
21 39 (14.66%) OO
21 39 (14.66%) ISEB
21 39 (14.66%) Open Source
22 38 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 23 (8.65%) IIS
2 17 (6.39%) CMS
3 15 (5.64%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.76%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.63%) WordPress
6 4 (1.50%) Drupal
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (6.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.89%) SSL
2 9 (3.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.88%) HTTP
3 5 (1.88%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.88%) SSH
4 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) MPLS
5 1 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 38 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 36 (13.53%) MongoDB
4 34 (12.78%) Big Data
5 32 (12.03%) MySQL
6 13 (4.89%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.14%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.13%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.38%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (21.80%) Selenium
2 57 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 30 (11.28%) Jenkins
5 23 (8.65%) Git (software)
6 21 (7.89%) NUnit
7 20 (7.52%) JIRA
8 18 (6.77%) JUnit
9 16 (6.02%) Maven
9 16 (6.02%) WebDriver
10 14 (5.26%) Mockito
11 12 (4.51%) Moq
11 12 (4.51%) SpecFlow
11 12 (4.51%) Visual Studio
12 9 (3.38%) JMeter
12 9 (3.38%) NuGet
12 9 (3.38%) Selenium IDE
12 9 (3.38%) SoapUI
13 8 (3.01%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 46 (17.29%) Telecoms
2 36 (13.53%) Finance
3 18 (6.77%) Electronics
3 18 (6.77%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.77%) Marketing
4 17 (6.39%) Games
5 3 (1.13%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (42.86%) Developer
2 51 (19.17%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.92%) C# Developer
4 43 (16.17%) Test Engineer
5 41 (15.41%) Analyst
6 38 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 31 (11.65%) Software Engineer
8 29 (10.90%) Tester
9 25 (9.40%) Software Tester
10 24 (9.02%) Lead Developer
11 21 (7.89%) .NET Developer
12 20 (7.52%) Software Test Engineer
13 18 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (6.77%) Java Engineer
14 16 (6.02%) Senior Developer
15 14 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
15 14 (5.26%) QA Analyst
16 13 (4.89%) Software Analyst
16 13 (4.89%) Software Test Analyst
17 12 (4.51%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (37.59%) HTML
2 89 (33.46%) .NET
3 42 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 40 (15.04%) XML
5 33 (12.41%) Spring
6 32 (12.03%) .NET Framework
7 25 (9.40%) HTML5
8 24 (9.02%) Hibernate
9 23 (8.65%) Node.js
10 20 (7.52%) CSS
11 16 (6.02%) AngularJS
11 16 (6.02%) SOAP
12 15 (5.64%) J2EE
12 15 (5.64%) jQuery
13 14 (5.26%) Backbone.js
13 14 (5.26%) Gherkin
13 14 (5.26%) React
13 14 (5.26%) Web Services
14 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (4.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.27%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.52%) User Experience
3 18 (6.77%) Cybercrime
3 18 (6.77%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.02%) Visualisation
5 15 (5.64%) iPhone
6 14 (5.26%) Digital Media
7 13 (4.89%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.13%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.13%) Fintech
9 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) iPad
11 1 (0.38%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.70%) Windows
2 41 (15.41%) Linux
3 30 (11.28%) Android
4 29 (10.90%) Windows Server
5 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.64%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.63%) Unix
9 5 (1.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.19%) Scrum
3 59 (22.18%) Unit Testing
4 54 (20.30%) Software Engineering
5 42 (15.79%) SDLC
6 41 (15.41%) ITIL
7 39 (14.66%) OO
7 39 (14.66%) Open Source
7 39 (14.66%) UML
8 37 (13.91%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (13.16%) Test Scripting
10 32 (12.03%) ETL
11 31 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (9.77%) DevOps
12 26 (9.77%) Manual Testing
13 24 (9.02%) Service Delivery
14 23 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (8.65%) Mentoring
14 23 (8.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.11%) JavaScript
2 119 (44.74%) Java
3 98 (36.84%) C#
3 98 (36.84%) SQL
4 62 (23.31%) C++
5 47 (17.67%) Python
6 24 (9.02%) Ruby
7 22 (8.27%) C
8 21 (7.89%) Objective-C
9 19 (7.14%) PHP
10 13 (4.89%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.51%) T-SQL
12 11 (4.14%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.76%) TypeScript
14 8 (3.01%) Bash Shell
14 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.88%) Clojure
16 2 (0.75%) XPath
16 2 (0.75%) XQuery
17 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 45 (16.92%) Degree
3 39 (14.66%) ISEB
4 26 (9.77%) SC Cleared
5 24 (9.02%) ISTQB
6 22 (8.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.88%) MCSD
7 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.65%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (15.41%) Oracle
2 36 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.89%) SAP
4 6 (2.26%) AppDynamics
4 6 (2.26%) HP
4 6 (2.26%) New Relic
5 5 (1.88%) Cisco
5 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.13%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.38%) BT
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Infobright
9 1 (0.38%) Remedy
9 1 (0.38%) Sage
9 1 (0.38%) Telerik
South West
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £32k - 36k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £38 - £40 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago