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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 215 228 223
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 27 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 17
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,050 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
4579 5060 5134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.90% 85.26% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3843 4224 4262
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,909
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +24 22 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Devon +4 1 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £21,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (54.67%) Scrum
3 40 (53.33%) Selenium
4 36 (48.00%) Test Automation
4 36 (48.00%) DevOps
5 34 (45.33%) Oracle
5 34 (45.33%) Python
6 32 (42.67%) Integration Testing
7 30 (40.00%) System Testing
8 27 (36.00%) Linux
8 27 (36.00%) Java
8 27 (36.00%) Finance
9 26 (34.67%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (30.67%) Performance Testing
10 23 (30.67%) Banking
10 23 (30.67%) Windows
10 23 (30.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (29.33%) Cucumber
11 22 (29.33%) Perl
11 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
11 22 (29.33%) Telecoms
11 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
12 21 (28.00%) Manual Testing
12 21 (28.00%) V-Model
12 21 (28.00%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
13 20 (26.67%) Waterfall
13 20 (26.67%) SDLC
13 20 (26.67%) Validation
14 19 (25.33%) QA

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 (12.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Mingle
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (53.33%) Selenium
2 22 (29.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.67%) JMeter
5 2 (2.67%) Maven
5 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.67%) WATIR
5 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.33%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.33%) Hudson
6 1 (1.33%) JBehave
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (36.00%) Finance
2 23 (30.67%) Banking
3 22 (29.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (69.33%) Test Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) Integration Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 19 (25.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Web Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) Test Leader
6 10 (13.33%) Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Junior
10 3 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Tester
11 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) XML
2 9 (12.00%) Middleware
3 5 (6.67%) .NET
4 3 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.67%) Java EE
5 2 (2.67%) jQuery
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.33%) Laravel
6 1 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (1.33%) Sass
6 1 (1.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) EPoS
6 1 (1.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Linux
2 23 (30.67%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (54.67%) Scrum
3 36 (48.00%) DevOps
3 36 (48.00%) Test Automation
4 32 (42.67%) Integration Testing
5 30 (40.00%) System Testing
6 26 (34.67%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (30.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (30.67%) Performance Testing
8 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
9 21 (28.00%) Manual Testing
9 21 (28.00%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (28.00%) V-Model
10 20 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
10 20 (26.67%) SDLC
10 20 (26.67%) Validation
10 20 (26.67%) Waterfall
11 18 (24.00%) Risk Analysis
11 18 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (24.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) Python
2 27 (36.00%) Java
3 22 (29.33%) Perl
4 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
4 11 (14.67%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) Ruby
5 4 (5.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.67%) Go
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (13.33%) ISEB
4 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) HP
3 9 (12.00%) Green Hat
3 9 (12.00%) IBM
3 9 (12.00%) webMethods
4 2 (2.67%) Rally
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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