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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 58 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.67% 3.11% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 3.62% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 17
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,600 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £49,500 £43,500
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 802 1012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 89.20% 86.05% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 598 693 855
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +2 23 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Chippenham +6 6 £35,000 - 1
Malmesbury - 3 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 2 £70,000 -
Trowbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 60 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (49.41%) Selenium
3 30 (35.29%) Java
4 29 (34.12%) ISEB
4 29 (34.12%) QA
5 24 (28.24%) BDD
6 23 (27.06%) Test Scripting
6 23 (27.06%) ISTQB
7 22 (25.88%) C#
8 20 (23.53%) SQL
8 20 (23.53%) SOAP
9 19 (22.35%) Scrum
9 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (21.18%) Finance
11 17 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 16 (18.82%) Cucumber
13 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
13 15 (17.65%) HTML
13 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
14 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
14 14 (16.47%) .NET
15 13 (15.29%) Web Services
16 12 (14.12%) Degree
17 11 (12.94%) JIRA
17 11 (12.94%) MVC
17 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
17 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
17 11 (12.94%) Android
18 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (11.76%) Open Source

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 4 (4.71%) Alfresco
1 4 (4.71%) Apache
1 4 (4.71%) JBoss
1 4 (4.71%) Joomla!
1 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.71%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.18%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.71%) MS Access
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (49.41%) Selenium
2 16 (18.82%) Cucumber
3 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
4 11 (12.94%) JIRA
5 9 (10.59%) Calabash
5 9 (10.59%) JMeter
5 9 (10.59%) WebDriver
6 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.24%) Subversion
7 6 (7.06%) Android Studio
7 6 (7.06%) Xcode
8 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.71%) Maven
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (3.53%) Appium
10 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.53%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.53%) Gatling
10 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.53%) The Grinder
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
2 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.88%) Electronics
4 4 (4.71%) Games
5 3 (3.53%) Advertising
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Analyst
2 21 (24.71%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.82%) Test Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) QA Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Tester
6 10 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 10 (11.76%) Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Development Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Development Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Developer in Test
10 3 (3.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) SOAP
2 15 (17.65%) HTML
3 14 (16.47%) .NET
4 13 (15.29%) Web Services
5 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.06%) Node.js
6 6 (7.06%) XML
7 5 (5.88%) Ajax
7 5 (5.88%) CSS
7 5 (5.88%) JSP
8 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.71%) Ember.js
8 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.71%) JPA
8 4 (4.71%) React
8 4 (4.71%) Spring
8 4 (4.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Android
1 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.88%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) BDD
3 23 (27.06%) Test Scripting
4 19 (22.35%) Scrum
4 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 11 (12.94%) MVC
8 10 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Open Source
8 10 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.06%) Load Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Microservices
10 6 (7.06%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (7.06%) System Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) Java
2 22 (25.88%) C#
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) C
5 6 (7.06%) PHP
6 5 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Delphi
7 4 (4.71%) Pascal
7 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.71%) VBA
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) ISEB
2 23 (27.06%) ISTQB
3 12 (14.12%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) HNC
4 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.12%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.18%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.71%) Graylog
2 4 (4.71%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) IBM
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle
2 2 (2.35%) HP
3 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago