The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 45 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.90% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automated Testing
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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 124 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 76.45% 74.25% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 192 106 116
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Farnborough region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Farnborough

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) PHP
4 9 (60.00%) MySQL
4 9 (60.00%) JUnit
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) LAMP
4 9 (60.00%) Symfony
4 9 (60.00%) Zend
4 9 (60.00%) PHP 5
4 9 (60.00%) MySQL Certification
4 9 (60.00%) PHPUnit
4 9 (60.00%) Web Application Development
4 9 (60.00%) OO PHP
4 9 (60.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (46.67%) Laravel
5 7 (46.67%) VLAN
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) QA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 9 (60.00%) JUnit
3 9 (60.00%) PHPUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) LAMP
2 9 (60.00%) Symfony
3 7 (46.67%) Laravel
4 2 (13.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) OO
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (60.00%) OO PHP
2 9 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Testing
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) PHP
1 9 (60.00%) PHP 5
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle