The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 44 60
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 85 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.41% 5.00% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.26% 5.80% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73 32 5
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 596 552 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 94.01% 86.25% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 479 484 398
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Somerset

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Somerset.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Somerset

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Somerset over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Somerset

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Taunton +5 23 £37,500 - 2
Bath +15 22 £40,000 - 1
Yeovil - 2 £45,000 -
Street +5 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Bridgwater - 1 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 78 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (65.77%) Scrum
3 71 (63.96%) Unit Testing
4 70 (63.06%) Software Engineering
5 62 (55.86%) Java
6 55 (49.55%) .NET
7 48 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (41.44%) ASP.NET
9 45 (40.54%) SC Cleared
9 45 (40.54%) Security Cleared
10 41 (36.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
11 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
12 38 (34.23%) C#
13 37 (33.33%) HTML
14 34 (30.63%) SQL
14 34 (30.63%) IIS
14 34 (30.63%) Windows
14 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
15 32 (28.83%) C
16 31 (27.93%) Line Management
17 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
18 26 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (23.42%) NoSQL
19 24 (21.62%) Hadoop
19 24 (21.62%) Oracle
20 23 (20.72%) MongoDB
21 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
21 22 (19.82%) Release Management

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 34 (30.63%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.42%) NoSQL
3 24 (21.62%) Hadoop
4 23 (20.72%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.41%) Big Data
6 4 (3.60%) MySQL
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.70%) Redis
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio Team System
3 19 (17.12%) Visual Studio
4 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
4 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.91%) Selenium
6 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.50%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.50%) Maven
8 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.60%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.70%) EasyMock
9 3 (2.70%) JUnit
9 3 (2.70%) Mockito
9 3 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Software Engineer
2 42 (37.84%) Developer
3 29 (26.13%) Java Engineer
4 23 (20.72%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (19.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 20 (18.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 19 (17.12%) Java Developer
8 18 (16.22%) .NET Software Engineer
9 16 (14.41%) Lead Software Engineer
9 16 (14.41%) Software Developer
10 14 (12.61%) .NET Developer
10 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
11 13 (11.71%) Analyst
12 12 (10.81%) Lead Developer
13 10 (9.01%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (9.01%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (9.01%) Lead Software Developer
14 9 (8.11%) Test Analyst
15 8 (7.21%) Senior Software Developer
15 8 (7.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.55%) .NET
2 46 (41.44%) ASP.NET
3 37 (33.33%) HTML
4 20 (18.02%) .NET Framework
5 15 (13.51%) Web Services
6 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.01%) WPF
8 8 (7.21%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.31%) RESTful
9 7 (6.31%) XML
10 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.41%) WCF
10 6 (5.41%) WinForms
10 6 (5.41%) XSLT
11 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.50%) REST
12 4 (3.60%) CSS
12 4 (3.60%) HTML5
12 4 (3.60%) JSON
12 4 (3.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.80%) Blog
3 2 (1.80%) Replication
3 2 (1.80%) RIA
4 1 (0.90%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Windows
1 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
2 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (9.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (65.77%) Scrum
3 71 (63.96%) Unit Testing
4 70 (63.06%) Software Engineering
5 41 (36.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (27.93%) Line Management
7 26 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (19.82%) Release Management
9 21 (18.92%) System Testing
10 19 (17.12%) DevOps
10 19 (17.12%) Refactoring
10 19 (17.12%) Test Automation
11 18 (16.22%) ETL
11 18 (16.22%) ITIL
11 18 (16.22%) Service Delivery
12 17 (15.32%) Software Delivery
13 16 (14.41%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (14.41%) UML
14 13 (11.71%) MVC
15 12 (10.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) Java
2 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
3 38 (34.23%) C#
4 34 (30.63%) SQL
5 32 (28.83%) C
6 22 (19.82%) C++
6 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) XPath
7 6 (5.41%) XQuery
8 4 (3.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) SC Cleared
1 45 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (6.31%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Docker
2 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.70%) Infobright
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
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