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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 62 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.19% 0.83% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.01% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
450 497 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 85.39% 82.97% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 401 393 273
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft