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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
South West / Devon
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.76% 6.99% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 8.23% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 3
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 320 243 307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 89.64% 84.97% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 296 222 243
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,760 £53,750 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -12 17 £47,500 -26.92%
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) BDD
3 15 (57.69%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (53.85%) Line Management
5 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) Product Management
7 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
8 9 (34.62%) ISO 9001
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) ISO 14001
8 9 (34.62%) Scrum
8 9 (34.62%) HTML5
8 9 (34.62%) Coaching
9 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Test Management
9 8 (30.77%) ISEB
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
10 7 (26.92%) Selenium
10 7 (26.92%) QA
11 5 (19.23%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (19.23%) Retail

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) Spock
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Development Team Leader
1 9 (34.62%) Software Development Team Leader
1 9 (34.62%) Software Team Leader
1 9 (34.62%) Team Leader
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Java Development Team Leader
2 8 (30.77%) Java Team Leader
3 7 (26.92%) QA Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Software Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
1 9 (34.62%) HTML5
2 5 (19.23%) JSON
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) BDD
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (53.85%) Line Management
5 11 (42.31%) Product Management
6 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 9 (34.62%) Coaching
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Test Management
9 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) ATDD
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
10 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
10 5 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) ISO 14001
1 9 (34.62%) ISO 9001
2 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SOASTA, Inc
Devon
Novate IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
The Mission Marketing Group Plc
Salary: To £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago