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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 116 206 136
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -70
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 129 37 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.46% 0.63% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 0.74% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 121 34 86
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
4541 4976 5214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.69% 85.25% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4150 4320
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
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 30 May 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 May 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 +33 46 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gloucestershire +32 37 £50,000 +51.51% 7
Somerset +18 26 £40,000 - 5
Wiltshire +8 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Dorset +11 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Devon +6 1 £35,000 +62.79%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 153 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 98 (41.18%) Java
4 93 (39.08%) SQL
5 90 (37.82%) C#
6 87 (36.55%) HTML
7 82 (34.45%) .NET
8 66 (27.73%) Windows
9 59 (24.79%) C++
10 55 (23.11%) Selenium
11 52 (21.85%) Scrum
12 47 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (18.91%) Telecoms
13 45 (18.91%) Python
14 42 (17.65%) Security Cleared
15 40 (16.81%) Unit Testing
16 39 (16.39%) Linux
16 39 (16.39%) Degree
17 38 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (15.97%) ITIL
17 38 (15.97%) ISEB
17 38 (15.97%) SDLC
18 37 (15.55%) OO
19 36 (15.13%) Spring
19 36 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
20 35 (14.71%) SQL Server
20 35 (14.71%) ASP.NET
21 34 (14.29%) Oracle
21 34 (14.29%) Finance
21 34 (14.29%) Software Engineering

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 20 (8.40%) IIS
2 16 (6.72%) CMS
2 16 (6.72%) Node.js
3 13 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.04%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.94%) WordPress
6 4 (1.68%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.46%) Internet
2 10 (4.20%) SSL
3 4 (1.68%) SSH
4 2 (0.84%) HTTP
4 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.87%) MySQL
3 32 (13.45%) NoSQL
4 30 (12.61%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.08%) Big Data
6 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.42%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.42%) Redis
12 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 55 (23.11%) Selenium
2 47 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (13.87%) Cucumber
4 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.40%) NUnit
6 19 (7.98%) JUnit
7 18 (7.56%) WebDriver
8 17 (7.14%) JIRA
8 17 (7.14%) Mockito
9 16 (6.72%) Maven
10 14 (5.88%) Git (software)
11 12 (5.04%) Visual Studio
12 11 (4.62%) Eclipse
13 10 (4.20%) EasyMock
13 10 (4.20%) IntelliJ
14 9 (3.78%) JMeter
14 9 (3.78%) Moq
14 9 (3.78%) Selenium IDE
14 9 (3.78%) SoapUI
15 8 (3.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (18.91%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.29%) Finance
3 19 (7.98%) Electronics
3 19 (7.98%) Manufacturing
3 19 (7.98%) Marketing
4 12 (5.04%) Games
5 3 (1.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 99 (41.60%) Developer
2 43 (18.07%) Analyst
2 43 (18.07%) C# Developer
3 42 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 40 (16.81%) Test Analyst
4 40 (16.81%) Test Engineer
5 27 (11.34%) Tester
6 21 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 20 (8.40%) Software Tester
8 19 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (7.56%) Software Engineer
10 17 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (6.30%) Lead Developer
12 14 (5.88%) Consultant
12 14 (5.88%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
12 14 (5.88%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
12 14 (5.88%) Senior Developer
12 14 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (4.62%) QA Analyst
13 11 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (36.55%) HTML
2 82 (34.45%) .NET
3 36 (15.13%) Spring
4 35 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 33 (13.87%) XML
6 31 (13.03%) .NET Framework
7 29 (12.18%) Hibernate
8 22 (9.24%) HTML5
9 17 (7.14%) J2EE
10 15 (6.30%) SOAP
10 15 (6.30%) Web Services
11 14 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 14 (5.88%) jQuery
11 14 (5.88%) REST
12 12 (5.04%) CSS
12 12 (5.04%) EJB
13 11 (4.62%) Backbone.js
13 11 (4.62%) React
14 10 (4.20%) RESTful
14 10 (4.20%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.24%) Cybercrime
2 20 (8.40%) Mobile App
3 18 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 16 (6.72%) iPhone
6 15 (6.30%) User Experience
7 12 (5.04%) Digital Media
8 10 (4.20%) Cryptography
9 8 (3.36%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.84%) NHS
12 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.42%) Blog
12 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.42%) EPoS
12 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.73%) Windows
2 39 (16.39%) Linux
3 30 (12.61%) Android
4 25 (10.50%) Windows Server
5 24 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.72%) Windows Phone
7 7 (2.94%) Unix
8 6 (2.52%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.85%) Scrum
3 40 (16.81%) Unit Testing
4 38 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (15.97%) ITIL
4 38 (15.97%) SDLC
5 37 (15.55%) OO
6 36 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 34 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 30 (12.61%) UML
9 29 (12.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (11.34%) ETL
10 27 (11.34%) Open Source
11 23 (9.66%) Web Development
12 22 (9.24%) DevOps
12 22 (9.24%) Programme Management
12 22 (9.24%) Service Delivery
13 21 (8.82%) Refactoring
13 21 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 98 (41.18%) Java
3 93 (39.08%) SQL
4 90 (37.82%) C#
5 59 (24.79%) C++
6 45 (18.91%) Python
7 26 (10.92%) Ruby
8 21 (8.82%) Objective-C
9 17 (7.14%) PHP
10 13 (5.46%) C
11 12 (5.04%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.36%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.94%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.52%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.10%) Clojure
16 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.84%) XPath
17 2 (0.84%) XQuery
18 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.39%) Degree
3 38 (15.97%) ISEB
4 26 (10.92%) ISTQB
5 24 (10.08%) DV Cleared
6 22 (9.24%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.26%) MCSD
8 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.92%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (14.29%) Oracle
2 28 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.40%) SAP
4 5 (2.10%) HP
5 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.42%) BT
7 1 (0.42%) Facebook
7 1 (0.42%) Infobright
7 1 (0.42%) New Relic
7 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.42%) Remedy
7 1 (0.42%) Sage
7 1 (0.42%) Telerik
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
intY
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE+ great benefits+ flexible hours
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Bonuses
Posted: 27 days ago