The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 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 Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 34 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.43% 1.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 137 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 74.46% 83.03% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 139 135 183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java