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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 67 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.21% 0.23% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.27% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £55,000 £24,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+129.16% -41.46%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
412 372 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 86.55% 86.92% 84.24%
Number of salaries quoted 366 314 395
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (86.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Manual Testing
2 13 (86.67%) ISEB
3 12 (80.00%) JMeter
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (80.00%) SOAP
3 12 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Control-M
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) OpenUP
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) JMeter
2 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (6.67%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (6.67%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) REST
1 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (86.67%) Manual Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OpenUP
5 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
1 13 (86.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft