The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 76 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.62% 1.30% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.53% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -39.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
917 782 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.32% 84.72% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 778 650 826
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,464
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 +1 16 £40,000 - 3
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 - 2
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 13 (65.00%) Java
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
2 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (55.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Process Management
4 9 (45.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) TestNG
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) DB2
7 5 (25.00%) Use Case
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) Client/Server

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) NFC
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (30.00%) TestNG
4 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) VHDL
3 1 (5.00%) Verilog
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Process Management
4 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Management
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
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