Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 76 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.96% 7.44% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.83% 8.35% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 45 26
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +3.80% +31.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +20.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 702 551 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 92.01% 89.16% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 602 516 470
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £63,750
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Web Services
3 28 (36.84%) Scrum
4 22 (28.95%) Linux
4 22 (28.95%) Selenium
4 22 (28.95%) Analytics
5 21 (27.63%) Java
6 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (23.68%) JSON
8 18 (23.68%) Software Delivery
8 18 (23.68%) Digital Analytics
9 17 (22.37%) DevOps
9 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
9 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
9 17 (22.37%) QA
9 17 (22.37%) Degree
10 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
10 16 (21.05%) TDD
10 16 (21.05%) HTML
10 16 (21.05%) Unix
11 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
11 15 (19.74%) Microservices
11 15 (19.74%) OpenStack
11 15 (19.74%) Node.js
11 15 (19.74%) Docker
11 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (18.42%) React
13 13 (17.11%) RESTful

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 15 (19.74%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 8 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) ICMP
3 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) MySQL
4 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Redis
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Selenium
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
4 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.53%) Subversion
6 7 (9.21%) JUnit
7 6 (7.89%) GitLab
7 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.89%) WebDriver
8 5 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 4 (5.26%) Maven
9 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.95%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.63%) JBehave
11 2 (2.63%) JIRA
11 2 (2.63%) JMeter
11 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Test Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Junior
6 9 (11.84%) Junior Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Junior Software Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Automation Tester
8 7 (9.21%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) QA Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) Web Services
2 18 (23.68%) JSON
3 16 (21.05%) HTML
4 15 (19.74%) Node.js
5 14 (18.42%) React
6 13 (17.11%) RESTful
7 8 (10.53%) REST
8 7 (9.21%) Spring
9 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.58%) .NET
11 4 (5.26%) CSS
11 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.26%) jQuery
11 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.95%) HTML5
12 3 (3.95%) LAMP
13 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.63%) J2EE
13 2 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.89%) User Experience
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Fintech
5 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) OpenWrt
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Scrum
3 22 (28.95%) Analytics
4 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 18 (23.68%) Digital Analytics
5 18 (23.68%) Software Delivery
6 17 (22.37%) DevOps
7 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 16 (21.05%) TDD
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (19.74%) Microservices
9 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
10 12 (15.79%) BDD
11 10 (13.16%) Functional Testing
11 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
12 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
13 8 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
13 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.79%) Python
4 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 6 (7.89%) C#
6 5 (6.58%) C
6 5 (6.58%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.26%) PHP
7 4 (5.26%) VBScript
8 2 (2.63%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.63%) ES6
9 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Ansible
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Xamarin