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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 59 67 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.43% 1.27% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.71% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
374 467 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.26% 74.36% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 295 359 515
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) NUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 4 (44.44%) PyUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (44.44%) NUnit
1 4 (44.44%) PyUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
2 1 (11.11%) J2ME
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Control-M
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center