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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 85 204 136
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -68
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 187 54 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.45% 0.92% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.07% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 158 41 90
Median salary £42,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,075 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
4699 5043 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.76% 86.07% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3914 4258 4279
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Somerset +42 68 £40,000 - 7
Bristol +60 52 £44,500 -1.11% 4
Gloucestershire +29 39 £47,500 +31.03% 6
Dorset +17 5 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Wiltshire +8 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Cornwall - 1 £23,000 - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 206 (66.03%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (48.08%) Java
3 128 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 114 (36.54%) HTML
5 111 (35.58%) SQL
6 105 (33.65%) C#
7 98 (31.41%) .NET
8 86 (27.56%) Windows
9 83 (26.60%) Scrum
10 79 (25.32%) Unit Testing
11 75 (24.04%) Software Engineering
12 68 (21.79%) Selenium
13 66 (21.15%) Security Cleared
13 66 (21.15%) C++
13 66 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 56 (17.95%) NoSQL
15 54 (17.31%) Linux
16 53 (16.99%) Python
17 52 (16.67%) Telecoms
17 52 (16.67%) Degree
18 51 (16.35%) ASP.NET
19 50 (16.03%) SQL Server
20 49 (15.71%) SDLC
21 47 (15.06%) Oracle
21 47 (15.06%) ITIL
22 45 (14.42%) UML
23 44 (14.10%) OO
24 43 (13.78%) Finance
24 43 (13.78%) Regression Testing
24 43 (13.78%) MongoDB

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 32 (10.26%) IIS
2 15 (4.81%) CMS
2 15 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.24%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.92%) JBoss
5 5 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.60%) WordPress
6 2 (0.64%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) Drupal
6 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (6.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.81%) SSL
2 12 (3.85%) Internet
3 7 (2.24%) HTTP
3 7 (2.24%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.92%) SSH
5 2 (0.64%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 50 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 43 (13.78%) MongoDB
4 37 (11.86%) Big Data
5 35 (11.22%) MySQL
6 25 (8.01%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.92%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.92%) Redis
10 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.32%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 68 (21.79%) Selenium
2 66 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (13.46%) Jenkins
4 41 (13.14%) Cucumber
5 36 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 25 (8.01%) JIRA
7 24 (7.69%) JUnit
8 23 (7.37%) Maven
9 22 (7.05%) NUnit
10 18 (5.77%) Visual Studio
11 17 (5.45%) Mockito
12 15 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (4.81%) Moq
12 15 (4.81%) WebDriver
13 14 (4.49%) SpecFlow
14 13 (4.17%) Eclipse
14 13 (4.17%) Subversion
15 12 (3.85%) IntelliJ
16 10 (3.21%) EasyMock
17 9 (2.88%) NuGet
General
1 52 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 43 (13.78%) Finance
3 19 (6.09%) Electronics
3 19 (6.09%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.09%) Marketing
4 16 (5.13%) Games
5 2 (0.64%) Back Office
5 2 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (44.23%) Developer
2 70 (22.44%) Java Developer
3 50 (16.03%) C# Developer
4 46 (14.74%) Test Engineer
5 40 (12.82%) Analyst
6 38 (12.18%) Test Analyst
7 37 (11.86%) Software Engineer
7 37 (11.86%) Tester
8 30 (9.62%) Software Tester
9 29 (9.29%) .NET Developer
9 29 (9.29%) Lead Developer
9 29 (9.29%) Senior Developer
10 26 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (7.37%) Software Test Engineer
12 21 (6.73%) Java Engineer
13 18 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (4.81%) Software Analyst
15 15 (4.81%) Software Test Analyst
16 12 (3.85%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (36.54%) HTML
2 98 (31.41%) .NET
3 51 (16.35%) ASP.NET
4 40 (12.82%) XML
5 39 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 35 (11.22%) Spring
7 32 (10.26%) HTML5
8 27 (8.65%) Hibernate
9 24 (7.69%) CSS
9 24 (7.69%) Web Services
10 21 (6.73%) Node.js
11 20 (6.41%) AngularJS
12 19 (6.09%) SOAP
13 18 (5.77%) REST
14 16 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (5.13%) Gherkin
14 16 (5.13%) jQuery
15 14 (4.49%) RESTful
16 13 (4.17%) J2EE
17 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 20 (6.41%) User Experience
5 19 (6.09%) Digital Media
6 15 (4.81%) Cryptography
7 14 (4.49%) Cybercrime
7 14 (4.49%) Visualisation
8 13 (4.17%) iPhone
9 9 (2.88%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.92%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.96%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.96%) Fintech
11 3 (0.96%) iPad
11 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.64%) Blog
12 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.56%) Windows
2 54 (17.31%) Linux
3 34 (10.90%) Windows Server
4 33 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (9.94%) Android
6 13 (4.17%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.21%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.88%) Unix
9 8 (2.56%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (66.03%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (26.60%) Scrum
3 79 (25.32%) Unit Testing
4 75 (24.04%) Software Engineering
5 49 (15.71%) SDLC
6 47 (15.06%) ITIL
7 45 (14.42%) UML
8 44 (14.10%) OO
9 43 (13.78%) Regression Testing
10 38 (12.18%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (12.18%) Open Source
11 37 (11.86%) ETL
12 35 (11.22%) Mentoring
13 34 (10.90%) Test Scripting
14 33 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (9.94%) Manual Testing
16 30 (9.62%) Refactoring
16 30 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
17 28 (8.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 150 (48.08%) Java
2 128 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 111 (35.58%) SQL
4 105 (33.65%) C#
5 66 (21.15%) C++
6 53 (16.99%) Python
7 28 (8.97%) C
8 27 (8.65%) Ruby
9 24 (7.69%) PHP
10 22 (7.05%) Objective-C
11 12 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.85%) VB.NET
12 11 (3.53%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.21%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.56%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.92%) Clojure
16 2 (0.64%) XPath
16 2 (0.64%) XQuery
17 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.67%) Degree
3 42 (13.46%) ISEB
4 34 (10.90%) SC Cleared
5 26 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 20 (6.41%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.60%) MCSD
8 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.18%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.24%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (15.06%) Oracle
2 40 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.05%) SAP
4 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.24%) Cisco
5 7 (2.24%) HP
6 6 (1.92%) AppDynamics
6 6 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.92%) Infobright
6 6 (1.92%) New Relic
7 3 (0.96%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.32%) BT
9 1 (0.32%) Facebook
9 1 (0.32%) Remedy
9 1 (0.32%) Sage
9 1 (0.32%) Telerik
9 1 (0.32%) Zend
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