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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / South West
Rank 100 164 200
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +36
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 137 76 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.76% 1.39% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.56% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 110 72 50
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
4379 4881 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.18% 89.02% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3591 4130 4311
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Bristol +27 44 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Somerset +33 33 £39,500 +26.40% 2
Gloucestershire -26 28 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Wiltshire +36 18 £32,500 -29.72% 2
Dorset +21 6 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Devon -6 1 £37,500 +74.41%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 213 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (43.73%) Java
3 94 (33.69%) Security Cleared
4 92 (32.97%) C#
4 92 (32.97%) HTML
5 91 (32.62%) JavaScript
6 88 (31.54%) Software Engineering
7 87 (31.18%) SQL
8 85 (30.47%) .NET
8 85 (30.47%) Scrum
9 64 (22.94%) Unit Testing
10 63 (22.58%) Selenium
11 61 (21.86%) SC Cleared
12 60 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (20.07%) Windows
14 55 (19.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 51 (18.28%) System Testing
16 50 (17.92%) C++
17 49 (17.56%) Finance
18 48 (17.20%) Regression Testing
19 46 (16.49%) ASP.NET
19 46 (16.49%) Degree
20 45 (16.13%) NoSQL
21 44 (15.77%) SDLC
22 43 (15.41%) SQL Server
23 39 (13.98%) Test Scripting
23 39 (13.98%) Hadoop
24 38 (13.62%) Oracle
25 37 (13.26%) Mentoring
26 36 (12.90%) Python

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 33 (11.83%) IIS
2 13 (4.66%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.58%) JBoss
4 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.36%) Jetty
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.51%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.66%) SSL
2 12 (4.30%) HTTP
2 12 (4.30%) Internet
3 11 (3.94%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.43%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.72%) Intranet
5 2 (0.72%) SSH
6 1 (0.36%) LTE
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 43 (15.41%) SQL Server
3 39 (13.98%) Hadoop
4 30 (10.75%) MongoDB
5 21 (7.53%) Big Data
6 12 (4.30%) MySQL
7 10 (3.58%) Redis
8 9 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.36%) HBase
12 1 (0.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (22.58%) Selenium
2 55 (19.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (11.83%) Git (software)
4 30 (10.75%) Jenkins
5 25 (8.96%) JIRA
6 24 (8.60%) Cucumber
7 19 (6.81%) SoapUI
8 16 (5.73%) JUnit
9 14 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (5.02%) Mockito
9 14 (5.02%) Subversion
9 14 (5.02%) Vagrant
9 14 (5.02%) WebDriver
10 12 (4.30%) Maven
10 12 (4.30%) Visual Studio
11 10 (3.58%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.58%) IntelliJ
12 9 (3.23%) EasyMock
12 9 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
12 9 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (17.56%) Finance
2 32 (11.47%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.38%) Retail
4 10 (3.58%) Electronics
4 10 (3.58%) Games
5 9 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.23%) Marketing
6 8 (2.87%) Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (36.20%) Developer
2 54 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 44 (15.77%) Analyst
3 44 (15.77%) Senior Developer
3 44 (15.77%) Software Engineer
4 39 (13.98%) Tester
5 38 (13.62%) Test Analyst
6 37 (13.26%) .NET Developer
6 37 (13.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 27 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (7.17%) Software Tester
10 18 (6.45%) Java Engineer
10 18 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (5.38%) Lead Developer
12 13 (4.66%) Automation Tester
13 12 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 12 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (3.94%) C# Software Engineer
14 11 (3.94%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.97%) HTML
2 85 (30.47%) .NET
3 46 (16.49%) ASP.NET
4 30 (10.75%) Web Services
5 27 (9.68%) Hibernate
5 27 (9.68%) Spring
6 25 (8.96%) .NET Framework
6 25 (8.96%) HTML5
6 25 (8.96%) XML
7 21 (7.53%) J2EE
8 20 (7.17%) CSS
9 18 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (5.38%) jQuery
10 15 (5.38%) JSON
11 14 (5.02%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.30%) EJB
12 12 (4.30%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (3.94%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.94%) REST
13 11 (3.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.73%) Cryptography
3 16 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.30%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.30%) iPhone
4 12 (4.30%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.30%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.51%) Physics
7 5 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.79%) User Experience
8 4 (1.43%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) Blog
9 3 (1.08%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.72%) SCADA
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.07%) Windows
2 32 (11.47%) Linux
3 23 (8.24%) Android
4 22 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.30%) Windows Phone
7 9 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.87%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.51%) CentOS
10 2 (0.72%) Unix
10 2 (0.72%) VMS
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (31.54%) Software Engineering
3 85 (30.47%) Scrum
4 64 (22.94%) Unit Testing
5 60 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (18.28%) System Testing
7 48 (17.20%) Regression Testing
8 44 (15.77%) SDLC
9 39 (13.98%) Test Scripting
10 37 (13.26%) Mentoring
11 34 (12.19%) Cybersecurity
11 34 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (9.68%) Manual Testing
12 27 (9.68%) TDD
13 26 (9.32%) OO
14 25 (8.96%) ITIL
14 25 (8.96%) Kanban
15 23 (8.24%) User Stories
15 23 (8.24%) Web Development
16 22 (7.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (43.73%) Java
2 92 (32.97%) C#
3 91 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 87 (31.18%) SQL
5 50 (17.92%) C++
6 36 (12.90%) Python
7 35 (12.54%) C
8 23 (8.24%) PHP
9 20 (7.17%) Objective-C
10 12 (4.30%) Ruby
11 10 (3.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.51%) R
13 5 (1.79%) Clojure
14 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.43%) XPath
14 4 (1.43%) XQuery
15 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (33.69%) Security Cleared
2 61 (21.86%) SC Cleared
3 46 (16.49%) Degree
4 32 (11.47%) ISEB
5 29 (10.39%) ISTQB
6 16 (5.73%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.36%) CEH
9 1 (0.36%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.36%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (0.36%) ECSA
9 1 (0.36%) EnCE
9 1 (0.36%) GCFA
9 1 (0.36%) GIAC
9 1 (0.36%) GPEN
9 1 (0.36%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.83%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) EnCase
3 1 (0.36%) Oozie
3 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (13.62%) Oracle
2 21 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.94%) Cisco
4 10 (3.58%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.23%) Infobright
6 8 (2.87%) SAP
7 7 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.36%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.36%) Zend
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