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 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 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 9.65% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £39,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
107 26 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 93.86% 68.42% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 22 76
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) ISO 14001
5 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (25.00%) Line Management
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) C#

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin