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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 61 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.44% 1.39% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.88% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Average salary £33,750 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
363 532 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.78% 73.99% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 307 444 416
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) PyUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (80.00%) PyUnit
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA