Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 46 30
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +47
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 50 45 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.96% 5.72% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.29% 6.55% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 54
Devon median annual salary £38,500 £33,581 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.65% +11.94% -3.23%
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,375 £21,500
90th Percentile £48,800 £45,000 £40,065
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 486 687 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 87.10% 87.29% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 414 614 518
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,839 £53,750 £47,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +4 38 £46,000 +31.43% 1
Plymouth +10 7 £36,250 +39.42% 1
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (70.00%) C#
3 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (46.00%) TDD
5 22 (44.00%) Scrum
6 20 (40.00%) NUnit
6 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (38.00%) BDD
7 19 (38.00%) Web Services
8 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (34.00%) MVC
10 16 (32.00%) Java
11 15 (30.00%) SQL
11 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
12 14 (28.00%) Web Design
12 14 (28.00%) RESTful
12 14 (28.00%) SOLID
13 10 (20.00%) ISO 14001
13 10 (20.00%) ISO 9001
14 9 (18.00%) XML
15 8 (16.00%) C++
15 8 (16.00%) QA
15 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
15 8 (16.00%) Build Automation
16 7 (14.00%) iOS Development
16 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
17 6 (12.00%) HTML
17 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
17 6 (12.00%) Python

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.00%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) NUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.00%) Protractor
6 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Tester
3 12 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Developer in Test
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Graduate
8 3 (6.00%) Graduate Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Junior Tester
8 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 14 (28.00%) RESTful
3 9 (18.00%) XML
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) Node.js
5 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) JSON
5 4 (8.00%) REST
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.00%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.00%) XSD
8 1 (2.00%) Ajax
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) CSS
8 1 (2.00%) jQuery
8 1 (2.00%) WCF
8 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Chromecast
3 3 (6.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) TDD
3 22 (44.00%) Scrum
4 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 19 (38.00%) BDD
5 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (34.00%) MVC
7 14 (28.00%) SOLID
7 14 (28.00%) Web Design
8 8 (16.00%) Build Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.00%) iOS Development
10 6 (12.00%) DevOps
11 4 (8.00%) Android Development
11 4 (8.00%) Coaching
11 4 (8.00%) Line Management
11 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Mobile Development
11 4 (8.00%) Product Management
11 4 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) Java
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) Apple Swift
6 6 (12.00%) Python
7 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.00%) Ruby
10 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.00%) C
10 2 (4.00%) Kotlin
11 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 10 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 8 (16.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HockeyApp
2 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Mesos
2 1 (2.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.00%) Logi
4 1 (2.00%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) Oneserve
4 1 (2.00%) Talend