The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation 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
Test Automation
Rank 56 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.83% 0.17% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.20% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 13
Median salary £47,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% +31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 512 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 85.33% 86.93% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 336 459 480
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 8 (72.73%) JBehave
3 8 (72.73%) Build Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) JUnit
3 8 (72.73%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 8 (72.73%) JBehave
2 8 (72.73%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Build Automation
2 8 (72.73%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Google