Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West > Devon
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 68 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.30% 8.83% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.37% 10.45% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 52 32
Devon median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £30,375 £31,263 £22,125
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £42,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 598 536 672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 90.61% 84.54% 86.60%
Number of salaries quoted 536 489 527
Devon median annual salary £36,871 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.35% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Devon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Devon

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Devon over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Devon

Test Automation
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Devon region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +5 47 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Plymouth -4 8 £35,000 -
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Devon region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (64.71%) C#
3 41 (60.29%) Java
4 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
5 32 (47.06%) Scrum
6 29 (42.65%) TDD
6 29 (42.65%) HTML
7 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (35.29%) BDD
9 20 (29.41%) Product Management
9 20 (29.41%) SQL
10 19 (27.94%) HTML5
11 18 (26.47%) ISO 14001
11 18 (26.47%) ISO 9001
12 16 (23.53%) QA
12 16 (23.53%) Line Management
13 14 (20.59%) Coaching
13 14 (20.59%) Degree
14 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
14 12 (17.65%) MVC
14 12 (17.65%) .NET
14 12 (17.65%) Web Services
14 12 (17.65%) XML
14 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 11 (16.18%) CSS
15 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
15 11 (16.18%) C++
15 11 (16.18%) JSON
16 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.71%) Computer Science

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.41%) IIS
1 3 (4.41%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.41%) RS-232
3 2 (2.94%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.41%) Triplestore
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
1 7 (10.29%) Selenium
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) NUnit
4 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.41%) JUnit
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.41%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.94%) git-flow
6 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.47%) Protractor
7 1 (1.47%) Spock
7 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.82%) Electronics
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Software Team Leader
2 14 (20.59%) Team Leader
3 11 (16.18%) Development Team Leader
3 11 (16.18%) Software Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Software Development Team Leader
4 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Java Development Team Leader
6 8 (11.76%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (10.29%) QA Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Developer in Test
9 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) HTML
2 19 (27.94%) HTML5
3 12 (17.65%) .NET
3 12 (17.65%) Web Services
3 12 (17.65%) XML
4 11 (16.18%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) JSON
5 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (8.82%) REST
8 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.35%) Spring
9 4 (5.88%) Java EE
9 4 (5.88%) RESTful
9 4 (5.88%) WCF
10 3 (4.41%) Grails
10 3 (4.41%) React
10 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
10 3 (4.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.41%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.94%) Chromecast
6 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.94%) Home Automation
6 2 (2.94%) Smart Home
6 2 (2.94%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.94%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Scrum
3 29 (42.65%) TDD
4 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (35.29%) BDD
6 20 (29.41%) Product Management
7 16 (23.53%) Line Management
8 14 (20.59%) Coaching
9 12 (17.65%) MVC
9 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.76%) SDLC
12 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
12 7 (10.29%) Web Development
13 6 (8.82%) Functional Testing
13 6 (8.82%) User Stories
14 5 (7.35%) Pair Programming
14 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) C#
2 41 (60.29%) Java
3 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.41%) SQL
5 11 (16.18%) C++
6 9 (13.24%) C
6 9 (13.24%) Python
7 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.41%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.41%) R
9 3 (4.41%) Ruby
9 3 (4.41%) SPARQL
9 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.41%) VC++
10 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) ISEB
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) ISO 14001
1 18 (26.47%) ISO 9001
2 16 (23.53%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Firmware
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Logi
4 1 (1.47%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (1.47%) Oneserve
4 1 (1.47%) Talend
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Torquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago