Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 68 108
Rank change year-on-year +38 +40 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 109 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.04% 3.46% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 4.15% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121 52 35
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,923 £49,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 1359 1423 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.79% 83.46% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1209 1725
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +32 52 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Salisbury - 16 £45,000 - 1
Chippenham +5 11 £52,500 +56.72% 1
Malmesbury +12 7 £52,500 -12.50%
Devizes - 6 £70,000 -
Trowbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Corsham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) Test Management
3 32 (29.36%) BDD
4 29 (26.61%) JIRA
5 28 (25.69%) Selenium
6 27 (24.77%) ISEB
6 27 (24.77%) Java
6 27 (24.77%) TDD
7 25 (22.94%) Manual Testing
8 24 (22.02%) QA
8 24 (22.02%) ISTQB
9 23 (21.10%) Scrum
9 23 (21.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (20.18%) Test Scripting
10 22 (20.18%) HTML
11 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
11 21 (19.27%) Software Testing
12 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
12 20 (18.35%) C#
13 19 (17.43%) C++
13 19 (17.43%) Business Analysis
13 19 (17.43%) Test Strategy
13 19 (17.43%) User Experience
13 19 (17.43%) Scenario Testing
14 17 (15.60%) Calabash
14 17 (15.60%) Functional Testing
14 17 (15.60%) OTC Derivatives
14 17 (15.60%) Derivative
14 17 (15.60%) Back Office
14 17 (15.60%) Electronics

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 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Wireless
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) Big Data
2 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (26.61%) JIRA
2 28 (25.69%) Selenium
3 17 (15.60%) Calabash
4 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (14.68%) Bitbucket
5 14 (12.84%) JUnit
6 13 (11.93%) Cucumber
7 12 (11.01%) Android Studio
7 12 (11.01%) Gradle
8 11 (10.09%) Mockito
8 11 (10.09%) SoapUI
9 9 (8.26%) JMeter
10 8 (7.34%) WebDriver
11 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
12 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
12 6 (5.50%) LoadRunner
13 5 (4.59%) CocoaPods
14 4 (3.67%) Maven
14 4 (3.67%) TestRail
15 3 (2.75%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (15.60%) Back Office
1 17 (15.60%) Electronics
2 15 (13.76%) Finance
3 9 (8.26%) Front Office
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (38.53%) Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) Developer
3 20 (18.35%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.76%) Test Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Tester
6 12 (11.01%) Team Leader
7 11 (10.09%) Android Developer
8 10 (9.17%) Test Team Leader
9 9 (8.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) QA Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Applications Developer
10 7 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Lead Tester
10 7 (6.42%) Technical Leader
10 7 (6.42%) Technical Tester
10 7 (6.42%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.18%) HTML
2 16 (14.68%) .NET
3 15 (13.76%) CSS
4 13 (11.93%) SOAP
5 8 (7.34%) XML
6 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (5.50%) jQuery
8 5 (4.59%) REST
8 5 (4.59%) Web Services
9 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.67%) CSS3
9 4 (3.67%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.67%) HTML5
9 4 (3.67%) J2EE
9 4 (3.67%) Node.js
10 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.75%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) User Experience
2 17 (15.60%) Derivative
2 17 (15.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (15.60%) OTC Derivatives
3 11 (10.09%) Virtual Team
4 9 (8.26%) Fintech
5 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) BBC
8 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Android
2 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) Test Management
3 32 (29.36%) BDD
4 27 (24.77%) TDD
5 25 (22.94%) Manual Testing
6 23 (21.10%) Scrum
6 23 (21.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (20.18%) Test Scripting
8 21 (19.27%) Software Testing
9 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
10 19 (17.43%) Business Analysis
10 19 (17.43%) Scenario Testing
10 19 (17.43%) Test Strategy
11 17 (15.60%) Functional Testing
12 14 (12.84%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
13 12 (11.01%) Android Development
13 12 (11.01%) ITIL
14 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
14 11 (10.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) Java
2 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.35%) C#
4 19 (17.43%) C++
5 13 (11.93%) SQL
6 6 (5.50%) Python
7 5 (4.59%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.67%) Ruby
9 3 (2.75%) Groovy
9 3 (2.75%) Jython
9 3 (2.75%) VBScript
10 2 (1.83%) C
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) ISEB
2 24 (22.02%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.01%) Degree
4 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.42%) CEH
6 7 (6.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (6.42%) MCSA
6 7 (6.42%) MCSE
7 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.75%) HNC
7 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) HockeyApp
2 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.75%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Atlassian
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) HP
4 3 (2.75%) CA
5 1 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.92%) Zend