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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.43% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
298 213 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 85.39% 72.70% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 233 178 108
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
1 8 (61.54%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) SAP
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (38.46%) Marketing
4 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
4 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (38.46%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) TestNG
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Quality Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Quality Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft