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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 119 149 166
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 64 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.74% 1.44% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.75% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53 52 27
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3152 3317 3156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.84% 82.45% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2620 2658 2677
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Southampton +18 28 £42,500 +9.67% 7
Winchester +2 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Portsmouth +24 4 - -
Eastleigh -16 3 - -
Farnborough -18 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 98 (78.40%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 68 (54.40%) Selenium
4 60 (48.00%) C#
5 45 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 37 (29.60%) QA
7 35 (28.00%) ISTQB
7 35 (28.00%) Windows
7 35 (28.00%) NUnit
8 34 (27.20%) Software Testing
9 30 (24.00%) WebDriver
9 30 (24.00%) .NET
10 28 (22.40%) JMeter
10 28 (22.40%) Test Strategy
10 28 (22.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (21.60%) TDD
12 25 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 25 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
14 21 (16.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (16.80%) HP UFT
14 21 (16.80%) HTML
15 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET
15 20 (16.00%) MVC
15 20 (16.00%) RESTful
15 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (16.00%) Entity Framework
15 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
15 20 (16.00%) WCF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (4.80%) Apache
1 6 (4.80%) nginx
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Network Security
2 1 (0.80%) VPN
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (54.40%) Selenium
2 35 (28.00%) NUnit
3 30 (24.00%) WebDriver
4 28 (22.40%) JMeter
5 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
6 21 (16.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (16.80%) HP UFT
7 19 (15.20%) Visual Studio
8 17 (13.60%) SoapUI
9 16 (12.80%) Jenkins
10 15 (12.00%) NSubstitute
11 11 (8.80%) Cucumber
11 11 (8.80%) JUnit
12 10 (8.00%) TestNG
12 10 (8.00%) gulp
12 10 (8.00%) Grunt
12 10 (8.00%) Jasmine
12 10 (8.00%) Bower
13 8 (6.40%) Moq
14 5 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Publishing
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Team Leader
2 29 (23.20%) Test Team Leader
3 22 (17.60%) Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Analyst
4 21 (16.80%) Test Analyst
5 17 (13.60%) Automation Team Leader
6 15 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 14 (11.20%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Test Manager
8 10 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (8.00%) QA Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Tester
10 8 (6.40%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) QA Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (5.60%) C# Web Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 4 (3.20%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.00%) .NET
2 21 (16.80%) HTML
3 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 20 (16.00%) WCF
3 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.00%) RESTful
3 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (16.00%) Entity Framework
4 14 (11.20%) CSS
5 11 (8.80%) Web Services
6 10 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.20%) HTML5
8 2 (1.60%) Spring
9 1 (0.80%) Symfony
9 1 (0.80%) LAMP
9 1 (0.80%) Laravel
9 1 (0.80%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Client/Server
1 14 (11.20%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) Kindle
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.00%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 6 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.40%) UNIX
6 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (78.40%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 45 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 34 (27.20%) Software Testing
5 28 (22.40%) Test Strategy
6 27 (21.60%) TDD
7 25 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 25 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.00%) MVC
9 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
10 17 (13.60%) Coaching
10 17 (13.60%) Performance Testing
10 17 (13.60%) Web Testing
10 17 (13.60%) Test Management
11 16 (12.80%) Security Testing
12 15 (12.00%) Scrum
13 13 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (8.80%) Software Engineering
15 10 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) C#
2 19 (15.20%) Java
3 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.40%) SQL
5 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.80%) Ruby
5 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.20%) Python
6 4 (3.20%) PHP
7 3 (2.40%) C++
7 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.80%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (28.00%) ISTQB
2 28 (22.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (15.20%) ISEB
4 6 (4.80%) Degree
5 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.60%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) HP
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) Zend
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