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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing 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
Automated Testing
Rank 171 179 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 83 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 1.07% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.23% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 60 56
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South West 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
Gloucestershire +28 32 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Bristol -20 27 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Somerset +3 11 £32,500 +16.07% 3
Dorset +7 6 £33,750 -15.62%
Devon +3 1 - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 108 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.25%) C#
3 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
4 61 (38.13%) Java
5 51 (31.88%) .NET
6 46 (28.75%) Scrum
7 43 (26.88%) Selenium
8 41 (25.63%) SQL
9 39 (24.38%) HTML
10 33 (20.63%) Ruby
11 32 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (19.38%) ISEB
13 30 (18.75%) Windows
13 30 (18.75%) Software Testing
14 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
14 29 (18.13%) QA
14 29 (18.13%) SDLC
15 28 (17.50%) Test Scripting
16 27 (16.88%) Spring
17 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET
18 25 (15.63%) C++
18 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
18 25 (15.63%) TDD
19 24 (15.00%) MVC
19 24 (15.00%) Finance
19 24 (15.00%) Manual Testing
19 24 (15.00%) Test Automation
20 23 (14.38%) Security Cleared
20 23 (14.38%) OO
21 21 (13.13%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.50%) CMS
3 7 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.13%) Node.js
5 4 (2.50%) IIS
6 3 (1.88%) WordPress
7 2 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (10.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (7.50%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.38%) IaaS
3 7 (4.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) Big Data
2 12 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (6.88%) MySQL
4 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.38%) Couchbase
5 7 (4.38%) Redis
6 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (26.88%) Selenium
2 18 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.63%) Cucumber
4 16 (10.00%) NUnit
4 16 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 13 (8.13%) JUnit
5 13 (8.13%) SpecFlow
6 12 (7.50%) Moq
6 12 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (5.63%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
8 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.38%) Mockito
9 5 (3.13%) EasyMock
9 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.13%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.13%) Maven
10 4 (2.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.88%) JIRA
11 3 (1.88%) JMeter
General
1 24 (15.00%) Finance
2 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.63%) Electronics
3 17 (10.63%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.63%) Marketing
4 8 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Games
6 3 (1.88%) Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 2 (1.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) Developer
2 41 (25.63%) Analyst
3 35 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 21 (13.13%) Software Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) Tester
6 17 (10.63%) Java Developer
7 15 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 15 (9.38%) Test Manager
8 14 (8.75%) C# Developer
9 12 (7.50%) Consultant
9 12 (7.50%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
9 12 (7.50%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
9 12 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (7.50%) Test Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) QA Analyst
11 10 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.63%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.38%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.88%) .NET
2 39 (24.38%) HTML
3 27 (16.88%) Spring
4 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET
5 20 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (11.25%) Hibernate
6 18 (11.25%) RESTful
7 17 (10.63%) .NET Framework
7 17 (10.63%) Web Services
7 17 (10.63%) XML
8 16 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (9.38%) jQuery
9 15 (9.38%) WCF
10 14 (8.75%) Entity Framework
10 14 (8.75%) HTML5
11 13 (8.13%) AngularJS
12 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (7.50%) Gherkin
12 12 (7.50%) MSMQ
12 12 (7.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.50%) Cybercrime
2 12 (7.50%) iPhone
2 12 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) User Experience
5 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.88%) AS400
6 3 (1.88%) iSeries
7 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.75%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Linux
3 17 (10.63%) Android
4 12 (7.50%) Windows Phone
5 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.88%) Unix
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.75%) Scrum
3 32 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 29 (18.13%) SDLC
5 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
6 28 (17.50%) Test Scripting
7 25 (15.63%) TDD
8 24 (15.00%) Manual Testing
8 24 (15.00%) MVC
8 24 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 23 (14.38%) OO
10 18 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.63%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (10.63%) Programme Management
12 16 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.75%) BDD
13 14 (8.75%) Regression Testing
13 14 (8.75%) Reverse Engineering
13 14 (8.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.25%) C#
2 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
3 61 (38.13%) Java
4 41 (25.63%) SQL
5 33 (20.63%) Ruby
6 25 (15.63%) C++
7 20 (12.50%) Python
8 12 (7.50%) Objective-C
9 10 (6.25%) Groovy
10 9 (5.63%) C
11 8 (5.00%) Scala
12 7 (4.38%) Clojure
13 3 (1.88%) Perl
13 3 (1.88%) PHP
13 3 (1.88%) Tcl
13 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) ISEB
2 23 (14.38%) Security Cleared
3 21 (13.13%) ISTQB
4 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
5 17 (10.63%) DV Cleared
6 16 (10.00%) Degree
7 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.13%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.63%) SAP
3 15 (9.38%) Oracle
4 7 (4.38%) ATG
5 5 (3.13%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.88%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) Telerik
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago