The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 52 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.05% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 310 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 89.01% 81.15% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 271 265 143
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough 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 Farnborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Farnborough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Telelogic
6 2 (20.00%) C

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Telelogic
2 2 (20.00%) VMware