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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 209 233 208
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 25
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £29,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Automation 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
4656 5071 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.78% 85.99% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3904 4282 4181
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 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
Gloucestershire +14 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Somerset -8 3 £41,000 +9.33%
Wiltshire +15 1 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Dorset +11 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Bristol +6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Devon 0 1 £30,000 - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (65.00%) Python
3 32 (53.33%) Scrum
4 30 (50.00%) Selenium
4 30 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 30 (50.00%) Oracle
5 29 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (48.33%) Test Automation
6 27 (45.00%) DevOps
6 27 (45.00%) Windows
6 27 (45.00%) Linux
7 26 (43.33%) Perl
7 26 (43.33%) System Testing
7 26 (43.33%) Performance Testing
8 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 24 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
9 23 (38.33%) V-Model
9 23 (38.33%) System Integration Testing
9 23 (38.33%) Defect Tracking
9 23 (38.33%) Manual Testing
10 22 (36.67%) Validation
10 22 (36.67%) SDLC
10 22 (36.67%) Waterfall
11 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
12 20 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
12 20 (33.33%) Java
12 20 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

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 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Mingle
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) Selenium
2 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.00%) JMeter
6 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.00%) WATIR
7 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 2 (3.33%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.67%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.67%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) JBehave
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Test Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Integration Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) J2EE
1 4 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) Java EE
2 3 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) Sass
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) EPoS
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Scrum
3 30 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 29 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (48.33%) Test Automation
5 27 (45.00%) DevOps
6 26 (43.33%) Performance Testing
6 26 (43.33%) System Testing
7 24 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 23 (38.33%) Defect Tracking
8 23 (38.33%) Manual Testing
8 23 (38.33%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (38.33%) V-Model
9 22 (36.67%) SDLC
9 22 (36.67%) Validation
9 22 (36.67%) Waterfall
10 20 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
10 20 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) Python
2 26 (43.33%) Perl
3 20 (33.33%) Java
4 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 16 (26.67%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) Ruby
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) Go
7 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) ISEB
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) Green Hat
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
3 3 (5.00%) Rally
3 3 (5.00%) webMethods
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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