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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 84 63 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.22% 2.54% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.99% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 1
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1009 835 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.83% 84.77% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 836 688 855
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,376 £61,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -18 10 £38,000 +5.55%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (62.96%) QA
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (55.56%) VBScript
3 15 (55.56%) VB
3 15 (55.56%) MS Office
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) ISEB
5 11 (40.74%) VBA
6 8 (29.63%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) CMS
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Content Management
8 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Selenium
9 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.11%) jQuery
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) CMS
1 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (55.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ECC
2 1 (3.70%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 9 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Lead Tester
3 8 (29.63%) Automated Tester
4 7 (25.93%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
4 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) SAP XI
5 2 (7.41%) SAP ALE
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Content Management
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Document Management
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) VBScript
2 15 (55.56%) VB
3 11 (40.74%) VBA
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Intergraph