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

Automated Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 35 78 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 7.64% 9.92% 7.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 10.58% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31 76 49
Bath median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% - +1.27%

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 421 737 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 91.92% 93.77% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 353 625 542
Bath median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £59,975
Somerset median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bath

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) QA
4 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) Python
6 8 (22.86%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Open Source
7 7 (20.00%) Selenium
7 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.00%) Degree
7 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) REST
8 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
8 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
8 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
8 6 (17.14%) CouchDB
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Debian

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 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) nginx
1 2 (5.71%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) CouchDB
1 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Redis
3 2 (5.71%) Riak
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) Mockito
5 1 (2.86%) Moq
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) REST
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.71%) React
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Debian
2 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) B2B
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Conversational UI
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) DNA
5 4 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) Erlang
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Java 8
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Xen
3 2 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Ganeti
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Marathon
2 2 (5.71%) Mesos
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle