The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 133 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 99 118 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 2.16% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.77% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 83 102 109
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4701 4262 4343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.99% 77.86% 77.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3922 3749 3704
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Automated Testing
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 54 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Somerset -19 15 £30,000 -9.77% 14
Wiltshire -44 15 £35,000 +1.44% 6
Gloucestershire +8 12 £31,000 +10.71% 5
Devon -7 2 - - 2
Dorset -2 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 62 (40.00%) C#
2 61 (39.35%) SQL
3 56 (36.13%) .NET
4 55 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (30.32%) HTML
5 47 (30.32%) JavaScript
6 45 (29.03%) Scrum
6 45 (29.03%) QA
7 41 (26.45%) Finance
8 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
9 37 (23.87%) Selenium
10 36 (23.23%) Software Engineering
10 36 (23.23%) Java
11 31 (20.00%) Test Strategy
12 29 (18.71%) MS Excel
13 28 (18.06%) Degree
14 27 (17.42%) HTML5
14 27 (17.42%) ISEB
15 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
15 26 (16.77%) OO
16 25 (16.13%) Test Scripting
17 23 (14.84%) jQuery
17 23 (14.84%) Telecoms
18 22 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (13.55%) CSS
20 20 (12.90%) Test Automation
20 20 (12.90%) Unit Testing
20 20 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
21 19 (12.26%) Software Testing
22 18 (11.61%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (4.52%) IIS
2 6 (3.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) Mule
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Magento
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.81%) MySQL
3 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Selenium
2 22 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.97%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (10.97%) NUnit
4 8 (5.16%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.87%) JMeter
5 6 (3.87%) Maven
6 5 (3.23%) FitNesse
6 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.23%) TestComplete
7 4 (2.58%) TestNG
7 4 (2.58%) WatiN
7 4 (2.58%) JIRA
7 4 (2.58%) WATIR
7 4 (2.58%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.94%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.29%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.29%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.29%) Subversion
General
1 41 (26.45%) Finance
2 23 (14.84%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.68%) Marketing
4 14 (9.03%) Legal
5 12 (7.74%) Retail
5 12 (7.74%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.74%) Automotive
6 4 (2.58%) Law
7 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Military
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (28.39%) Developer
2 38 (24.52%) Software Engineer
2 38 (24.52%) Tester
3 26 (16.77%) Analyst
4 20 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 17 (10.97%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (10.32%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.32%) Senior Tester
6 16 (10.32%) Test Engineer
7 14 (9.03%) Software Developer
8 13 (8.39%) Software Tester
8 13 (8.39%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
9 10 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.45%) QA Tester
10 8 (5.16%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.13%) .NET
2 47 (30.32%) HTML
3 27 (17.42%) HTML5
4 23 (14.84%) jQuery
5 21 (13.55%) CSS
6 14 (9.03%) Ajax
7 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET
7 13 (8.39%) COM
7 13 (8.39%) LINQ
8 12 (7.74%) XML
9 8 (5.16%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.16%) Web Services
10 6 (3.87%) LAMP
10 6 (3.87%) CSS3
10 6 (3.87%) Silverlight
11 5 (3.23%) J2EE
12 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.94%) Spring
12 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.03%) Open Source
3 13 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.81%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) UNIX
4 2 (1.29%) Android
4 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.03%) Scrum
3 36 (23.23%) Software Engineering
4 31 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 26 (16.77%) OO
6 25 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 20 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 20 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 19 (12.26%) Software Testing
9 18 (11.61%) MVC
10 15 (9.68%) Refactoring
11 13 (8.39%) PRINCE
11 13 (8.39%) TDD
11 13 (8.39%) Time Management
12 12 (7.74%) Test Management
12 12 (7.74%) UML
12 12 (7.74%) Campaign Management
13 9 (5.81%) Migration
13 9 (5.81%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.00%) C#
2 61 (39.35%) SQL
3 47 (30.32%) JavaScript
4 36 (23.23%) Java
5 16 (10.32%) PHP
6 14 (9.03%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.10%) Perl
7 11 (7.10%) Python
7 11 (7.10%) Ruby
8 8 (5.16%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.52%) VBA
9 7 (4.52%) VBScript
9 7 (4.52%) VB
10 6 (3.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.58%) Scala
12 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 27 (17.42%) ISEB
3 10 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.29%) HND
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (29.03%) QA
2 12 (7.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle
3 6 (3.87%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.87%) Telerik
4 3 (1.94%) HP
5 2 (1.29%) Zend
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Sun
6 1 (0.65%) Informatica
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
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Posted: Yesterday
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