Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 89 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 6.17% 10.67% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 11.32% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 85 58
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £51,250 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.08% -6.25% -

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 424 786 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 93.39% 94.24% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 373 595 573
Bath median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,075 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +9.59%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bath

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) QA
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Microservices
6 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (10.71%) Electronics
7 3 (10.71%) Selenium

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 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Python Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.57%) CryEngine
4 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Animation
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Debian
2 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Microservices
6 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) System Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
1 2 (7.14%) VMware