Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 41 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 2.33% 3.28% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.52% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 22
Poole median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Dorset median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%

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 Poole with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Poole
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 445 256 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 94.08% 93.43% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 436 237 255
Poole median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,120 £49,700
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Poole

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Poole

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Poole

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Poole over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Poole

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Poole region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) User Stories
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (63.64%) React
2 7 (63.64%) React Native
2 7 (63.64%) Fintech
2 7 (63.64%) Cryptocurrency
2 7 (63.64%) Redux
3 4 (36.36%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript Developer
1 7 (63.64%) React Developer
2 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) React
1 7 (63.64%) React Native
1 7 (63.64%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Fintech
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Cryptocurrency
1 7 (63.64%) User Stories
2 4 (36.36%) Fault Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA