The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 23.91% 12.00% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.72% 14.63% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 4
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 89 82 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 96.74% 82.00% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 24
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -15.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Taunton

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Taunton over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) Java
3 23 (74.19%) Unit Testing
4 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
5 19 (61.29%) Hadoop
6 17 (54.84%) Scrum
6 17 (54.84%) .NET
7 15 (48.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (45.16%) C#
9 13 (41.94%) System Testing
10 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
11 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
11 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
12 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
12 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
12 9 (29.03%) Windows
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
13 8 (25.81%) HTML
14 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
14 7 (22.58%) MVC
14 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
14 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (19.35%) Big Data
15 6 (19.35%) SQL
16 5 (16.13%) Oracle
16 5 (16.13%) IIS

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) Hadoop
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) Big Data
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Java Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (16.13%) WPF
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
9 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.23%) J2EE
9 1 (3.23%) RESTful
9 1 (3.23%) SOAP
9 1 (3.23%) WCF
9 1 (3.23%) WinForms
9 1 (3.23%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) RIA
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
1 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Unit Testing
3 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
4 17 (54.84%) Scrum
5 15 (48.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (41.94%) System Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) ETL
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Line Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (6.45%) OO
10 2 (6.45%) TDD
11 1 (3.23%) Process Management
11 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
11 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Service Management
11 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Xamarin
Taunton, Somerset
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