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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 8.70% 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £31,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
80 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 86.96% 90.16% 66.30%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 59
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,902 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
4 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 17 (65.38%) C#
4 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
6 14 (53.85%) Scrum
6 14 (53.85%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) Migration
7 9 (34.62%) CSS
7 9 (34.62%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) User Experience
8 7 (26.92%) C++
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) IIS
8 7 (26.92%) UML
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (26.92%) NUnit
8 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
8 7 (26.92%) Refactoring
8 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
10 5 (19.23%) Line Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) NUnit
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (42.31%) Developer
4 10 (38.46%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (34.62%) Junior Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Junior
6 7 (26.92%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) Refactoring
4 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle