The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 62 90 91
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.24% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 2
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 712 945 1007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.45% 87.18% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 609 856 816
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Swindon +24 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) QA
2 15 (45.45%) Selenium
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) ISEB
5 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 11 (33.33%) System Testing
6 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 11 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Retail
8 9 (27.27%) JIRA
8 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 9 (27.27%) BDD
8 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
9 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
9 8 (24.24%) HTML
9 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
10 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) CSS
10 7 (21.21%) Web Services
10 7 (21.21%) Workflow
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Bugzilla
10 7 (21.21%) MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Lucidchart
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Selenium
2 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 7 (21.21%) Bugzilla
5 5 (15.15%) JMeter
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.06%) Appium
7 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.06%) Calabash
7 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
7 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.06%) Gatling
7 2 (6.06%) Maven
7 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.06%) The Grinder
8 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 4 (12.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Business Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.03%) Dojo
7 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.03%) JPA
7 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.03%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) System Testing
2 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) BDD
4 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
5 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) Web Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Workflow
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
8 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Delphi
6 1 (3.03%) Pascal
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Graylog
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle