Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +52
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.84% 4.84% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 5.60% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 17
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.73% -12.78% +50.00%
10th Percentile £28,625 £25,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,275 £46,250 £85,000
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +7.69%

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 385 500 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 81.22% 86.36% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 348 439 575
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,200 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £51,250
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% -2.67%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

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 22 November 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft