The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 101 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.56% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.53% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
1064 943 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.65% 85.03% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 881 787 728
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 October 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 +3 6 £40,000 +28.00%
Chippenham - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) SoapUI
2 13 (59.09%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) SOAP
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Process Management
4 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) REST
4 11 (50.00%) QA
5 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 9 (40.91%) ISEB
6 8 (36.36%) TestNG
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 7 (31.82%) Use Case
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) DB2
7 7 (31.82%) SOA
7 7 (31.82%) UNIX
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
11 2 (9.09%) Client/Server

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) WCDMA
1 2 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) SoapUI
3 8 (36.36%) TestNG
4 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Leader
2 7 (31.82%) QA Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) RF Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) RF Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) SOAP
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) VHDL
3 1 (4.55%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Process Management
3 7 (31.82%) Use Case
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Agilent