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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / South West
Rank 80 158 189
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +31
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 199 102 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.95% 1.75% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 1.96% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 157 100 55
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
4525 5211 5235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.73% 89.26% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4280 4385
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +28 73 £38,000 +16.92% 7
Bristol +16 50 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Gloucestershire -5 36 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Wiltshire +43 23 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Dorset +32 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Devon +7 5 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 218 (70.78%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (40.26%) Java
3 110 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 99 (32.14%) C#
5 96 (31.17%) Scrum
6 95 (30.84%) .NET
7 93 (30.19%) Security Cleared
8 84 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 81 (26.30%) SQL
10 79 (25.65%) HTML
11 76 (24.68%) Unit Testing
12 69 (22.40%) SC Cleared
12 69 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (21.10%) Selenium
14 61 (19.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 59 (19.16%) System Testing
16 53 (17.21%) Windows
17 52 (16.88%) ASP.NET
18 50 (16.23%) Finance
19 48 (15.58%) SDLC
20 46 (14.94%) Regression Testing
21 45 (14.61%) C
21 45 (14.61%) Hadoop
22 43 (13.96%) Continuous Delivery
23 42 (13.64%) Test Scripting
23 42 (13.64%) SQL Server
24 41 (13.31%) C++
25 40 (12.99%) QA
26 37 (12.01%) Degree
27 36 (11.69%) TDD

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 31 (10.06%) IIS
2 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.27%) JBoss
4 4 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.32%) FileNet
6 1 (0.32%) Jetty
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.27%) Lucidchart
4 3 (0.97%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.92%) Internet
2 8 (2.60%) SSL
3 7 (2.27%) HTTP
3 7 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.95%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) LTE
6 1 (0.32%) MQTT
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.61%) Hadoop
2 42 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.47%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.87%) Big Data
6 11 (3.57%) MySQL
7 8 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.27%) Redis
9 6 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.97%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.32%) DB2
13 1 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 65 (21.10%) Selenium
2 61 (19.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 25 (8.12%) Jenkins
5 24 (7.79%) Cucumber
5 24 (7.79%) SoapUI
6 23 (7.47%) JIRA
7 20 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (5.84%) WebDriver
9 17 (5.52%) Visual Studio
10 12 (3.90%) JUnit
10 12 (3.90%) Mockito
11 10 (3.25%) NUnit
11 10 (3.25%) Vagrant
12 9 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.92%) Maven
12 9 (2.92%) Selenium IDE
12 9 (2.92%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.60%) EasyMock
13 8 (2.60%) Subversion
General
1 50 (16.23%) Finance
2 28 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.90%) Retail
4 10 (3.25%) Games
5 9 (2.92%) Banking
6 8 (2.60%) Marketing
7 7 (2.27%) Electronics
7 7 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Billing
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (34.74%) Developer
2 57 (18.51%) Software Engineer
3 53 (17.21%) Java Developer
4 47 (15.26%) Analyst
5 46 (14.94%) Tester
6 40 (12.99%) Test Analyst
7 39 (12.66%) .NET Developer
7 39 (12.66%) Senior Developer
8 33 (10.71%) Java Engineer
9 31 (10.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (9.42%) C# Developer
11 27 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
12 24 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
13 21 (6.82%) Lead Developer
14 20 (6.49%) Automation Tester
14 20 (6.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 18 (5.84%) Software Developer
16 16 (5.19%) .NET Software Engineer
17 14 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (30.84%) .NET
2 79 (25.65%) HTML
3 52 (16.88%) ASP.NET
4 31 (10.06%) Web Services
5 26 (8.44%) .NET Framework
6 25 (8.12%) XML
7 23 (7.47%) CSS
7 23 (7.47%) Spring
8 22 (7.14%) HTML5
9 19 (6.17%) Hibernate
9 19 (6.17%) JSON
10 18 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.87%) J2EE
13 13 (4.22%) REST
14 12 (3.90%) Entity Framework
15 11 (3.57%) jQuery
15 11 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (3.57%) WCF
16 10 (3.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.27%) iPhone
6 5 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.30%) Replication
7 4 (1.30%) Semantic Web
8 3 (0.97%) Cybercrime
8 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.65%) RIA
10 1 (0.32%) Blog
10 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.32%) SCADA
10 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.21%) Windows
2 27 (8.77%) Linux
2 27 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.49%) Android
4 17 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.60%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.27%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.30%) CentOS
9 3 (0.97%) Unix
10 2 (0.65%) VMS
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (70.78%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 96 (31.17%) Scrum
4 76 (24.68%) Unit Testing
5 69 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (19.16%) System Testing
7 48 (15.58%) SDLC
8 46 (14.94%) Regression Testing
9 43 (13.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 42 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 36 (11.69%) TDD
12 34 (11.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (10.71%) Manual Testing
14 31 (10.06%) Mentoring
15 28 (9.09%) Test Automation
16 27 (8.77%) MVC
17 26 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
17 26 (8.44%) Software Testing
18 25 (8.12%) Line Management
19 24 (7.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.26%) Java
2 99 (32.14%) C#
3 84 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 81 (26.30%) SQL
5 45 (14.61%) C
6 41 (13.31%) C++
7 24 (7.79%) Python
8 19 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.52%) PHP
10 15 (4.87%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.57%) Ruby
12 6 (1.95%) R
12 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.95%) XPath
12 6 (1.95%) XQuery
13 4 (1.30%) Clojure
13 4 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.97%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 69 (22.40%) SC Cleared
3 37 (12.01%) Degree
4 29 (9.42%) ISEB
5 26 (8.44%) ISTQB
6 14 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (3.25%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CEH
9 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.32%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (0.32%) ECSA
9 1 (0.32%) EnCE
9 1 (0.32%) GCFA
9 1 (0.32%) GIAC
9 1 (0.32%) GPEN
9 1 (0.32%) HND
9 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.99%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.92%) Docker
2 6 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.62%) Puppet
3 4 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) EnCase
4 1 (0.32%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.39%) Oracle
3 7 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.95%) Cisco
4 6 (1.95%) SAP
5 5 (1.62%) HP
5 5 (1.62%) Infobright
5 5 (1.62%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.32%) Panasonic
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,056 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + RRA of up to £3,900
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,049 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum Pension, Free Fruits + Cereals, Chil
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Work from Home
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 Per Annum + Benefits + Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago