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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 105 185 137
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -48
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 163 68 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.88% 1.14% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.31% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 130 54 95
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
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
4961 5208 5247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.71% 87.40% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 4391 4319
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +32 55 £42,500 - 2
Bristol +32 44 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Gloucestershire +7 35 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Dorset +19 7 £38,500 -18.94% 3
Wiltshire -2 4 £41,250 +17.85%
Cornwall - 1 £23,000 - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 221 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (49.69%) Java
3 120 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 119 (37.19%) SQL
5 116 (36.25%) HTML
6 113 (35.31%) C#
7 106 (33.13%) Scrum
8 100 (31.25%) .NET
9 85 (26.56%) Security Cleared
10 82 (25.63%) Software Engineering
11 81 (25.31%) Windows
12 80 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 66 (20.63%) Selenium
14 65 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 61 (19.06%) NoSQL
16 60 (18.75%) Degree
17 55 (17.19%) SDLC
18 53 (16.56%) C++
18 53 (16.56%) ASP.NET
19 52 (16.25%) Python
20 49 (15.31%) Linux
20 49 (15.31%) SC Cleared
21 48 (15.00%) Finance
22 47 (14.69%) XML
22 47 (14.69%) Git (software)
23 46 (14.38%) Jenkins
23 46 (14.38%) Mentoring
23 46 (14.38%) SQL Server
24 44 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (13.44%) ISEB

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 32 (10.00%) IIS
2 12 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.44%) JBoss
4 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.19%) CMS
6 6 (1.88%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Jetty
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.00%) SSL
2 11 (3.44%) HTTP
2 11 (3.44%) HTTPS
2 11 (3.44%) Internet
3 6 (1.88%) SSH
4 4 (1.25%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.06%) NoSQL
2 46 (14.38%) SQL Server
3 39 (12.19%) Big Data
3 39 (12.19%) Hadoop
4 37 (11.56%) MongoDB
5 23 (7.19%) MySQL
6 11 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.44%) Redis
6 11 (3.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.94%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.31%) HBase
12 1 (0.31%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 66 (20.63%) Selenium
2 65 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (14.69%) Git (software)
4 46 (14.38%) Jenkins
5 24 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 24 (7.50%) Maven
6 23 (7.19%) JUnit
7 22 (6.88%) JIRA
8 19 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (5.94%) Subversion
9 16 (5.00%) SpecFlow
10 15 (4.69%) Eclipse
10 15 (4.69%) Mockito
10 15 (4.69%) TeamCity
11 14 (4.38%) IntelliJ
11 14 (4.38%) NUnit
11 14 (4.38%) SoapUI
12 13 (4.06%) Moq
12 13 (4.06%) Vagrant
12 13 (4.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (15.00%) Finance
2 40 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.31%) Electronics
4 15 (4.69%) Games
4 15 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.69%) Marketing
5 5 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 136 (42.50%) Developer
2 74 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 53 (16.56%) C# Developer
4 44 (13.75%) Analyst
5 43 (13.44%) Tester
6 41 (12.81%) Test Analyst
7 37 (11.56%) Senior Developer
8 36 (11.25%) .NET Developer
8 36 (11.25%) Software Engineer
9 35 (10.94%) Software Tester
10 31 (9.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (8.75%) Lead Developer
11 28 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (8.75%) Test Engineer
12 25 (7.81%) Java Engineer
13 22 (6.88%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (5.31%) Software Test Engineer
15 15 (4.69%) Software Analyst
15 15 (4.69%) Software Test Analyst
16 13 (4.06%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (36.25%) HTML
2 100 (31.25%) .NET
3 53 (16.56%) ASP.NET
4 47 (14.69%) XML
5 34 (10.63%) HTML5
5 34 (10.63%) Spring
6 33 (10.31%) CSS
6 33 (10.31%) Web Services
7 31 (9.69%) .NET Framework
8 29 (9.06%) Hibernate
9 22 (6.88%) AngularJS
10 20 (6.25%) SOAP
11 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 19 (5.94%) REST
12 18 (5.63%) jQuery
12 18 (5.63%) Node.js
13 17 (5.31%) J2EE
14 15 (4.69%) JSON
15 14 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 17 (5.31%) Cryptography
5 16 (5.00%) iPhone
5 16 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 15 (4.69%) User Experience
7 12 (3.75%) Digital Media
8 11 (3.44%) Algorithms
9 10 (3.13%) Cybercrime
9 10 (3.13%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.56%) Physics
12 3 (0.94%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.94%) Blog
12 3 (0.94%) Fintech
12 3 (0.94%) iPad
12 3 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (25.31%) Windows
2 49 (15.31%) Linux
3 30 (9.38%) Android
4 24 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (5.00%) Windows Phone
6 11 (3.44%) CentOS
6 11 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.81%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.56%) Unix
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (33.13%) Scrum
3 82 (25.63%) Software Engineering
4 80 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 55 (17.19%) SDLC
6 46 (14.38%) Mentoring
7 44 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
9 38 (11.88%) Regression Testing
10 37 (11.56%) ITIL
11 36 (11.25%) Kanban
12 35 (10.94%) Manual Testing
12 35 (10.94%) OO
12 35 (10.94%) UML
13 34 (10.63%) System Testing
14 32 (10.00%) MVC
14 32 (10.00%) Open Source
15 30 (9.38%) User Stories
16 27 (8.44%) Test Scripting
17 26 (8.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 159 (49.69%) Java
2 120 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 119 (37.19%) SQL
4 113 (35.31%) C#
5 53 (16.56%) C++
6 52 (16.25%) Python
7 28 (8.75%) C
8 24 (7.50%) Objective-C
9 23 (7.19%) PHP
10 19 (5.94%) Ruby
11 13 (4.06%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.81%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.81%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.56%) R
15 4 (1.25%) Clojure
15 4 (1.25%) XPath
15 4 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 85 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 60 (18.75%) Degree
3 49 (15.31%) SC Cleared
4 43 (13.44%) ISEB
5 26 (8.13%) ISTQB
6 23 (7.19%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.56%) MCSD
8 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.31%) HND
10 1 (0.31%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Docker
2 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.19%) Puppet
2 3 (0.94%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.19%) Oracle
3 18 (5.63%) SAP
4 11 (3.44%) Cisco
4 11 (3.44%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.13%) Infobright
6 8 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.19%) HP
8 6 (1.88%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.88%) New Relic
9 3 (0.94%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.94%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.31%) Zend
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