The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 1.45% 3.70% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 4.41% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% +7.14%  
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 Bournemouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 181 227 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 87.44% 84.07% 86.01%
Number of salaries quoted 168 191 278
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £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 Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bournemouth.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) React
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) SOLID
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (10.00%) Moq
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (10.00%) CRM

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (50.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) SOLID
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
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