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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 51 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.27% 0.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £36,000 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.16% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
277 174 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 78.69% 71.90% 79.84%
Number of salaries quoted 238 149 171
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Telelogic
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS

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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Telelogic
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
Farnborough, Hampshire
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago