Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 64 109
Rank change year-on-year +34 +45 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 106 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.87% 3.34% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 3.99% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 118 50 34
Wiltshire median annual salary £46,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,125
90th Percentile £61,625 £56,325 £50,125
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1356 1427 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.82% 83.60% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 1213 1719
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +27 53 £42,250 -0.59% 2
Salisbury - 15 £45,000 -
Chippenham +9 11 £52,500 +56.72%
Malmesbury +11 6 £56,250 -6.25%
Devizes - 6 £70,000 -
Trowbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Corsham - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 86 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) Test Management
3 28 (26.42%) BDD
3 28 (26.42%) ISEB
4 27 (25.47%) Selenium
5 26 (24.53%) Java
6 25 (23.58%) QA
6 25 (23.58%) Manual Testing
7 24 (22.64%) ISTQB
7 24 (22.64%) JIRA
8 23 (21.70%) TDD
8 23 (21.70%) Test Scripting
9 22 (20.75%) HTML
10 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
10 21 (19.81%) Software Testing
10 21 (19.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (18.87%) Scrum
11 20 (18.87%) C#
12 19 (17.92%) Business Analysis
12 19 (17.92%) Scenario Testing
13 18 (16.98%) Test Strategy
14 17 (16.04%) User Experience
14 17 (16.04%) OTC Derivatives
14 17 (16.04%) Software Engineering
14 17 (16.04%) Derivative
14 17 (16.04%) Back Office
14 17 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (15.09%) .NET
15 16 (15.09%) Functional Testing
16 15 (14.15%) C++

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Wireless
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) Big Data
2 1 (0.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (25.47%) Selenium
2 24 (22.64%) JIRA
3 14 (13.21%) Calabash
4 13 (12.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (12.26%) Bitbucket
5 12 (11.32%) Cucumber
6 11 (10.38%) JUnit
6 11 (10.38%) SoapUI
7 10 (9.43%) Android Studio
7 10 (9.43%) Gradle
8 9 (8.49%) JMeter
8 9 (8.49%) Mockito
9 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.66%) LoadRunner
10 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.77%) CocoaPods
11 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.77%) TestRail
12 3 (2.83%) Robot Framework
12 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (16.04%) Back Office
2 15 (14.15%) Finance
3 14 (13.21%) Electronics
4 9 (8.49%) Front Office
5 7 (6.60%) Marketing
6 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Analyst
2 24 (22.64%) Developer
3 19 (17.92%) Business Analyst
4 17 (16.04%) Test Analyst
5 14 (13.21%) Tester
6 12 (11.32%) Team Leader
7 10 (9.43%) Test Team Leader
8 9 (8.49%) Android Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) QA Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.66%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Leader
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) HTML
2 16 (15.09%) .NET
3 14 (13.21%) CSS
4 13 (12.26%) SOAP
5 7 (6.60%) .NET Framework
5 7 (6.60%) XML
6 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.72%) jQuery
7 5 (4.72%) Node.js
7 5 (4.72%) Web Services
8 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.77%) CSS3
8 4 (3.77%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.77%) HTML5
8 4 (3.77%) J2EE
8 4 (3.77%) REST
9 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.83%) XSLT
10 2 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Derivative
1 17 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 17 (16.04%) OTC Derivatives
1 17 (16.04%) User Experience
2 11 (10.38%) Virtual Team
3 9 (8.49%) Fintech
4 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) BBC
7 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Android
2 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) Test Management
3 28 (26.42%) BDD
4 25 (23.58%) Manual Testing
5 23 (21.70%) TDD
5 23 (21.70%) Test Scripting
6 21 (19.81%) Software Testing
6 21 (19.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (18.87%) Scrum
8 19 (17.92%) Business Analysis
8 19 (17.92%) Scenario Testing
9 18 (16.98%) Test Strategy
10 17 (16.04%) Software Engineering
11 16 (15.09%) Functional Testing
12 13 (12.26%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (11.32%) Waterfall
14 11 (10.38%) ITIL
14 11 (10.38%) MVC
15 10 (9.43%) Android Development
16 9 (8.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) Java
2 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.87%) C#
4 15 (14.15%) C++
5 11 (10.38%) SQL
6 6 (5.66%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) C
9 2 (1.89%) Groovy
9 2 (1.89%) Jython
9 2 (1.89%) VBScript
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) ISEB
2 24 (22.64%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.26%) Degree
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.66%) CEH
6 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.66%) MCSA
6 6 (5.66%) MCSE
7 4 (3.77%) HNC
8 3 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) HockeyApp
2 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.89%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Atlassian
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.83%) HP
4 2 (1.89%) CA
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Zend