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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 20 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 16.00% - 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.90% - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Median salary £32,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
71 89 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 94.67% 91.75% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 79 35
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,250 £50,000
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 10 December 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
3 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (48.39%) Scrum
5 14 (45.16%) ISEB
5 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
5 14 (45.16%) Waterfall
6 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
6 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (38.71%) BDD
7 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
7 12 (38.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Java
7 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
8 11 (35.48%) Test Management
8 11 (35.48%) Load Testing
8 11 (35.48%) C#
8 11 (35.48%) .NET
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 11 (35.48%) Line Management
8 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
9 7 (22.58%) ISO 14001
9 7 (22.58%) ISO 9001
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (3.23%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) HBase
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
1 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
1 13 (41.94%) Test Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Java Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Analyst
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
10 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) Waterfall
5 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
6 12 (38.71%) BDD
6 12 (38.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Line Management
7 11 (35.48%) Load Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
7 11 (35.48%) Test Management
8 6 (19.35%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) User Stories
10 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
10 4 (12.90%) System Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) ISEB
3 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
4 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO 14001
1 7 (22.58%) ISO 9001
2 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin