The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 79 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.39% 0.93% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 502 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 71.67% 77.59% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 387 374 381
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
Hampshire

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 28 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) XSL
5 2 (15.38%) J2ME
5 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
5 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Netcool

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
4 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
4 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Calabash
5 1 (7.69%) WiX
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) XSL
2 2 (15.38%) J2ME
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) Netcool
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Green Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle