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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 76 78
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.20% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
385 585 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.57% 75.58% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 319 435 399
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) PyUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) PyUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA