The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
England / South West
Rank 178 204 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 53 48 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.83% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.94% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 21
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
4430 5120 5192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.96% 88.28% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3620 4225 4348
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £28,500
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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South West region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Bristol +25 28 £50,000 +60.00% 3
Gloucestershire -1 11 £37,500 -26.82%
Somerset +6 5 £37,500 -5.66% 2
Wiltshire +24 4 £28,750 +27.77%
Cornwall - 3 £40,000 -
Devon - 3 £32,500 - 1
Dorset +2 1 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.58%) Selenium
3 37 (36.63%) Java
4 31 (30.69%) .NET
4 31 (30.69%) ISEB
5 29 (28.71%) C#
6 28 (27.72%) Finance
6 28 (27.72%) ISTQB
7 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
8 23 (22.77%) BDD
8 23 (22.77%) QA
8 23 (22.77%) Scrum
9 22 (21.78%) TDD
10 21 (20.79%) SQL
10 21 (20.79%) Linux
10 21 (20.79%) Test Scripting
11 20 (19.80%) SOAP
12 18 (17.82%) Python
12 18 (17.82%) Open Source
13 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
14 16 (15.84%) HTML
14 16 (15.84%) JMeter
14 16 (15.84%) Windows
15 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
16 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
17 13 (12.87%) Perl
18 12 (11.88%) CSS
18 12 (11.88%) Degree
18 12 (11.88%) JIRA
18 12 (11.88%) HTML5

Automation 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 9 (8.91%) GlassFish
2 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) SSH
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) Big Data
2 5 (4.95%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (41.58%) Selenium
2 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.84%) JMeter
4 12 (11.88%) JIRA
4 12 (11.88%) SoapUI
5 11 (10.89%) SpecFlow
6 10 (9.90%) JUnit
7 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
7 9 (8.91%) Subversion
8 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.95%) WATIR
11 4 (3.96%) Zephyr
12 3 (2.97%) HP UFT
12 3 (2.97%) Ranorex
13 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.98%) LoadUI
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.95%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Electronics
6 3 (2.97%) Back Office
6 3 (2.97%) Retail
7 2 (1.98%) Advertising
7 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Test Engineer
2 31 (30.69%) Analyst
3 28 (27.72%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) Developer
6 12 (11.88%) Test Manager
7 11 (10.89%) .NET Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Tester
9 9 (8.91%) Automation Test Lead
10 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Software Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) Automation Tester
12 6 (5.94%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.94%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (4.95%) QA Test Analyst
14 4 (3.96%) Manual Test Analyst
14 4 (3.96%) Software Test Engineer
14 4 (3.96%) Software Tester
15 3 (2.97%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.69%) .NET
2 20 (19.80%) SOAP
3 16 (15.84%) HTML
4 12 (11.88%) CSS
4 12 (11.88%) HTML5
5 9 (8.91%) RESTful
5 9 (8.91%) XML
6 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.92%) Entity Framework
6 8 (7.92%) Web Services
7 6 (5.94%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.95%) REST
9 3 (2.97%) CSS3
9 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.97%) JSON
9 3 (2.97%) Spring
9 3 (2.97%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
1 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.96%) Replication
5 3 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 16 (15.84%) Windows
3 11 (10.89%) Android
3 11 (10.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
3 23 (22.77%) BDD
3 23 (22.77%) Scrum
4 22 (21.78%) TDD
5 21 (20.79%) Test Scripting
6 18 (17.82%) Open Source
7 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
8 12 (11.88%) SDLC
9 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.89%) OO
9 11 (10.89%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.92%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (7.92%) Functional Testing
10 8 (7.92%) MVC
10 8 (7.92%) OOP
10 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) Java
2 29 (28.71%) C#
3 21 (20.79%) SQL
4 18 (17.82%) Python
5 13 (12.87%) Perl
6 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.92%) Ruby
8 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.95%) C
10 2 (1.98%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) C++
11 1 (0.99%) Clojure
11 1 (0.99%) Go
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (30.69%) ISEB
2 28 (27.72%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.88%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.77%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Puppet
2 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Cadence
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (4.95%) HP
4 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 3 (2.97%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.99%) Panasonic
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