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

Test Automation
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 12.77% 1.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 90 82 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 95.74% 82.83% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 23
Median salary £38,049 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.46% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Taunton

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Taunton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Scrum
2 14 (70.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (45.00%) System Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (30.00%) ISEB
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Test Management
8 5 (25.00%) Line Management
8 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (20.00%) C#
10 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 2 (10.00%) User Stories

Test Automation
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (45.00%) System Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (25.00%) Line Management
7 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) User Stories
10 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago