Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 11 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 50 103 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 8.62% 13.68% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 14.61% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 115 36
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £32,125 £28,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,500 £55,250
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.07% - -3.85%

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 550 705 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 94.83% 93.63% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 498 549 476
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,197 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,750 £58,750
Somerset median annual salary £41,626 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.07% +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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) .NET
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 13 (26.00%) QA
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 11 (22.00%) HTML
6 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.00%) MVC
6 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (22.00%) Functional Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (20.00%) jQuery
7 10 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.00%) Web Services
9 8 (16.00%) Web Development
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (14.00%) LAMP
10 7 (14.00%) DevOps
11 6 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft

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 (2.00%) nginx
1 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.00%) Moq
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) GitLab
4 1 (2.00%) GoCD
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (22.00%) CSS
2 11 (22.00%) HTML
3 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 10 (20.00%) jQuery
4 9 (18.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) LAMP
6 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.00%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.00%) React
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) WPF
7 1 (2.00%) CryEngine
7 1 (2.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
1 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) SDLC
3 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 11 (22.00%) Functional Testing
4 11 (22.00%) MVC
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Web Development
8 7 (14.00%) DevOps
9 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Analytics
10 5 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
10 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
10 5 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
10 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) C#
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) VBScript
5 4 (8.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
1 2 (4.00%) Firmware
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) LXC
2 1 (2.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.00%) Packer
3 1 (2.00%) Rancher
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) EMC
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) SAP