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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 82 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.092% 0.21% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.25% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
943 798 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 86.75% 83.47% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 773 697 803
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015. 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 -9 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA