The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 94 83
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 0 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.46% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automated Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
933 995 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 87.11% 91.79% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 857 841 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
3 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) JDBC
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) C#

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JDBC
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) OOD
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft