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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 48 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 10.41% 9.29% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% 10.25% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 11
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,500 £53,000
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 420 283 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 91.11% 90.71% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 286 274 212
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,914 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
1 59 (56.19%) Selenium
2 37 (35.24%) Cucumber
3 34 (32.38%) Scrum
4 28 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 27 (25.71%) C#
5 27 (25.71%) .NET
6 26 (24.76%) QA
7 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 24 (22.86%) Windows
9 23 (21.90%) Functional Testing
10 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.00%) Java
11 20 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (18.10%) BDD
12 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
12 19 (18.10%) Web Services
12 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
13 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
13 18 (17.14%) JUnit
14 17 (16.19%) Linux
14 17 (16.19%) ISTQB
14 17 (16.19%) DevOps
15 16 (15.24%) WebDriver
15 16 (15.24%) Oracle
15 16 (15.24%) OO
15 16 (15.24%) Python
16 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
17 14 (13.33%) QA Automation

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 4 (3.81%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) nginx
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) DNS
2 2 (1.90%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.95%) ICMP
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (56.19%) Selenium
2 37 (35.24%) Cucumber
3 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
4 18 (17.14%) JUnit
5 16 (15.24%) WebDriver
6 13 (12.38%) JBehave
7 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.57%) SpecFlow
9 8 (7.62%) TeamCity
10 7 (6.67%) JIRA
11 5 (4.76%) LoadUI
11 5 (4.76%) NUnit
11 5 (4.76%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
13 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.86%) GCC
14 2 (1.90%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.90%) Zephyr
15 1 (0.95%) JMeter
15 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (7.62%) Advertising
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
2 23 (21.90%) Test Engineer
3 22 (20.95%) Test Analyst
4 19 (18.10%) Tester
5 17 (16.19%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (16.19%) Senior Test Analyst
6 16 (15.24%) Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (13.33%) Developer
8 12 (11.43%) Automation Tester
9 9 (8.57%) Java Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Software Tester
10 8 (7.62%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Technical Operations Analyst
13 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (3.81%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.71%) .NET
2 19 (18.10%) Web Services
3 9 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 9 (8.57%) Gherkin
4 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.71%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.71%) Java EE
5 6 (5.71%) REST
6 5 (4.76%) HTML
6 5 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (3.81%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.81%) CSS
7 4 (3.81%) HTML5
7 4 (3.81%) RESTful
8 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.86%) LAMP
9 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Animation
4 1 (0.95%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.95%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Linux
3 13 (12.38%) Unix
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.86%) OpenWrt
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) Scrum
3 28 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 23 (21.90%) Functional Testing
6 20 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 19 (18.10%) BDD
7 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
8 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 17 (16.19%) DevOps
10 16 (15.24%) OO
11 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 14 (13.33%) QA Automation
13 13 (12.38%) Analytics
13 13 (12.38%) Exploratory Testing
14 12 (11.43%) Digital Analytics
14 12 (11.43%) Regression Testing
14 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
15 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) C#
2 21 (20.00%) Java
3 16 (15.24%) Python
4 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.71%) SQL
6 5 (4.76%) C
7 3 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.86%) VBScript
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) VB
9 1 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) ISTQB
2 10 (9.52%) ISEB
3 9 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Snort
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.95%) Rancher
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Oracle
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.95%) VMware
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago