The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 63 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.27% 1.27% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.70% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 470 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.51% 74.60% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 299 364 509
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 7 (38.89%) Android
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
4 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
4 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
5 6 (33.33%) PyUnit
5 6 (33.33%) C
5 6 (33.33%) NUnit
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
9 1 (5.56%) WCF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) NUnit
1 6 (33.33%) PyUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Android
1 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) C++
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA