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

Automated Testing
Dorset > Bournemouth
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 41 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 1.46% 3.30% 8.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.96% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 13
Bournemouth median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.85% +7.69%  
10th Percentile £38,700 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £87,500 £71,250
Dorset median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -8.82% +30.76%  

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 181 227 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 87.86% 83.15% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 596 654 1021
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,750 £61,250
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 29 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing

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 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (44.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
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