The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 15 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.08% 20.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 21.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 0
Average salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 87 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 79.17% 92.55% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 76 28
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Taunton

Automated Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA