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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 74 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.95% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.78% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
547 514 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.22% 79.08% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 386 370 420
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) QA
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Test Management
3 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) SaaS
5 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Android
6 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) WinRunner
4 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
5 1 (5.88%) Calabash
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XSL
3 2 (11.76%) J2ME
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Test Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Netcool
2 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Control-M
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee
1 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
1 1 (5.88%) Green Hat