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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank - 62 75
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth - 1.61% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.75% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £32,500
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 132 400 412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 87.42% 92.17% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 255 339
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Test Automation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Test Automation
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (50.00%) Head of Test
2 1 (50.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA