The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 15 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.63% - 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% - 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £38,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 - £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 - £38,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
40 82 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 93.02% 82.00% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 79 31
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,950 £25,902
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton 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 Taunton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Taunton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
4 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 14 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 14 (53.85%) ISEB
5 13 (50.00%) Scrum
5 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (46.15%) BDD
6 12 (46.15%) SpecFlow
7 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
7 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (42.31%) Load Testing
7 11 (42.31%) Test Management
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
7 11 (42.31%) Line Management
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (38.46%) C#
9 9 (34.62%) Java
10 8 (30.77%) .NET
11 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
12 6 (23.08%) SQL
13 5 (19.23%) User Stories
14 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
14 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) SpecFlow
2 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
2 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (46.15%) BDD
4 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (42.31%) Line Management
5 11 (42.31%) Load Testing
5 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
5 11 (42.31%) Test Management
6 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 4 (15.38%) System Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) ISEB
3 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 13 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO 14001
1 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft