The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Somerset / Bath
Rank 22 37 49
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 7.58% 3.18% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 3.67% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 2
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 307 245 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 93.03% 86.57% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 265 228 247
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bath

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bath

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bath over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bath

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Selenium
3 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
4 8 (27.59%) QA
4 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) JUnit
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) System Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) JBehave
8 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.79%) Microservices
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
8 4 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) OO
8 4 (13.79%) Python

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
3 8 (27.59%) JUnit
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.79%) JBehave
5 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Test Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Test Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) System Testing
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) Snort
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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