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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West / Devon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.90% 8.87% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 10.36% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 18
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,050 £23,425
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £35,200
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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 301 280 332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 91.49% 85.63% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 266 249 261
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 21 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Plymouth -5 2 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (63.93%) Java
3 36 (59.02%) C#
4 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
5 25 (40.98%) HTML
5 25 (40.98%) TDD
6 24 (39.34%) Scrum
7 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (36.07%) BDD
9 17 (27.87%) Product Management
9 17 (27.87%) SQL
10 16 (26.23%) HTML5
11 15 (24.59%) Line Management
11 15 (24.59%) ISO 14001
11 15 (24.59%) ISO 9001
11 15 (24.59%) QA
12 14 (22.95%) Degree
13 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 12 (19.67%) Software Testing
15 11 (18.03%) C++
15 11 (18.03%) CSS
15 11 (18.03%) Coaching
16 10 (16.39%) Python
16 10 (16.39%) .NET
17 9 (14.75%) JSON
17 9 (14.75%) C
17 9 (14.75%) XML
17 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
18 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
18 8 (13.11%) NoSQL

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 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.92%) IIS
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.92%) RS-232
3 2 (3.28%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Triplestore
5 2 (3.28%) Big Data
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) Selenium
3 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.92%) JUnit
4 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.92%) Spock
4 3 (4.92%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) git-flow
5 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.28%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.64%) Protractor
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.48%) Electronics
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Software Team Leader
2 11 (18.03%) Team Leader
3 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Development Team Leader
4 9 (14.75%) Software Development Team Leader
5 8 (13.11%) Java Development Team Leader
5 8 (13.11%) Java Team Leader
6 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Developer in Test
7 6 (9.84%) QA Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) HTML
2 16 (26.23%) HTML5
3 11 (18.03%) CSS
4 10 (16.39%) .NET
5 9 (14.75%) JSON
5 9 (14.75%) XML
6 7 (11.48%) Web Services
7 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.84%) REST
8 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.20%) Spring
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.56%) Java EE
10 3 (4.92%) Grails
10 3 (4.92%) React
10 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
10 3 (4.92%) WCF
10 3 (4.92%) XML Schema
11 2 (3.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.28%) Chromecast
5 2 (3.28%) Home Automation
5 2 (3.28%) Smart Home
5 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Android
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) TDD
3 24 (39.34%) Scrum
4 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (36.07%) BDD
6 17 (27.87%) Product Management
7 15 (24.59%) Line Management
8 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
9 12 (19.67%) Software Testing
10 11 (18.03%) Coaching
11 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
12 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
12 7 (11.48%) MVC
12 7 (11.48%) SDLC
12 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
13 6 (9.84%) Scenario Testing
13 6 (9.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) Java
2 36 (59.02%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.87%) SQL
5 11 (18.03%) C++
6 10 (16.39%) Python
7 9 (14.75%) C
8 5 (8.20%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.92%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (4.92%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.92%) R
9 3 (4.92%) Ruby
9 3 (4.92%) SPARQL
9 3 (4.92%) VC++
10 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.28%) Kotlin
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) ISO 14001
1 15 (24.59%) ISO 9001
1 15 (24.59%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Firmware
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.64%) Apple
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago