The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 128 152 170
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 67 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.78% 1.09% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.37% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3063 2853 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.35% 79.47% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2578 2399 2803
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +22 17 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Southampton +10 13 £30,000 -38.46% 1
Petersfield - 8 £32,500 -
Andover - 5 £34,500 - 1
Havant -16 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Portsmouth - 3 £42,500 - 1
Basingstoke +7 2 £28,500 -48.18%
Fareham -1 1 £34,250 -2.14%
Farnborough -9 1 £42,500 +63.46%
Eastleigh - 1 £28,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 72 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (66.04%) Selenium
3 48 (45.28%) Manual Testing
4 37 (34.91%) Unit Testing
4 37 (34.91%) Test Automation
4 37 (34.91%) Java
5 36 (33.96%) WebDriver
6 33 (31.13%) Test Management
6 33 (31.13%) Software Testing
7 31 (29.25%) JUnit
8 30 (28.30%) SQL
9 29 (27.36%) Windows
10 28 (26.42%) QA
11 27 (25.47%) Subversion
11 27 (25.47%) Jenkins
12 26 (24.53%) CSS
12 26 (24.53%) Web Services
13 25 (23.58%) JIRA
13 25 (23.58%) Mentoring
14 24 (22.64%) Git (software)
15 23 (21.70%) HP
15 23 (21.70%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (20.75%) ISEB
16 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
17 21 (19.81%) Client/Server
17 21 (19.81%) N-Tier
17 21 (19.81%) JMeter
17 21 (19.81%) TestNG
17 21 (19.81%) Waterfall

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (14.15%) Apache
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Internet
1 8 (7.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.83%) MS Access
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (66.04%) Selenium
2 36 (33.96%) WebDriver
3 31 (29.25%) JUnit
4 27 (25.47%) Subversion
4 27 (25.47%) Jenkins
5 25 (23.58%) JIRA
6 24 (22.64%) Git (software)
7 21 (19.81%) JMeter
7 21 (19.81%) TestNG
7 21 (19.81%) SoapUI
8 17 (16.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (9.43%) Maven
10 8 (7.55%) Hudson
10 8 (7.55%) TeamCity
10 8 (7.55%) CruiseControl
11 6 (5.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (5.66%) Behat
11 6 (5.66%) Ant
12 4 (3.77%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (3.77%) Grunt
General
1 8 (7.55%) Retail
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Tester
3 17 (16.04%) Test Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) Web Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) Team Leader
4 16 (15.09%) Test Team Leader
4 16 (15.09%) Software Tester
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Software Tester
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Tester
5 10 (9.43%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.49%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.49%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Test Manager
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.66%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) CSS
1 26 (24.53%) Web Services
2 19 (17.92%) HTML
3 11 (10.38%) CSS3
4 10 (9.43%) Sass
4 10 (9.43%) HTML5 Canvas
4 10 (9.43%) CakePHP
4 10 (9.43%) SOAP
4 10 (9.43%) SVG
5 9 (8.49%) Hibernate
5 9 (8.49%) Spring
5 9 (8.49%) Symfony
5 9 (8.49%) Java EE
5 9 (8.49%) RESTful
5 9 (8.49%) Laravel
6 8 (7.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (7.55%) NHibernate
6 8 (7.55%) XML
7 7 (6.60%) LAMP
7 7 (6.60%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Client/Server
1 21 (19.81%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.77%) Mashup
5 3 (2.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.89%) Open Source
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) IVR
7 1 (0.94%) EPoS
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Windows NT
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) Manual Testing
3 37 (34.91%) Unit Testing
3 37 (34.91%) Test Automation
4 33 (31.13%) Test Management
4 33 (31.13%) Software Testing
5 25 (23.58%) Mentoring
6 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (19.81%) Waterfall
8 19 (17.92%) TDD
9 17 (16.04%) Scrum
9 17 (16.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (15.09%) Automation Testing
10 16 (15.09%) Regression Testing
11 14 (13.21%) OOD
11 14 (13.21%) OO
11 14 (13.21%) User Stories
12 13 (12.26%) System Testing
13 12 (11.32%) BDD
14 11 (10.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) Java
2 30 (28.30%) SQL
3 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.98%) C#
5 15 (14.15%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) C++
6 3 (2.83%) C
6 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.89%) Perl
7 2 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) VBA
8 1 (0.94%) PHP5
8 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) ISEB
2 13 (12.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (12.26%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.32%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) zsh
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (21.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) HP
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) Facebook
4 6 (5.66%) Appcelerator
4 6 (5.66%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago