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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 143 152 164
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 51 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.36% 0.95% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 25
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £32,250
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
3034 3132 3069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.95% 80.74% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 2597 2462
Average salary £42,692 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.45% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Fareham +17 11 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Southampton -12 10 £33,000 -22.35% 2
Basingstoke +17 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Winchester -17 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Andover -16 1 £34,500 +15.00%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 76 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) Selenium
3 50 (45.05%) Manual Testing
4 46 (41.44%) Test Automation
5 42 (37.84%) C#
6 38 (34.23%) SQL
7 36 (32.43%) Scrum
8 34 (30.63%) Java
9 30 (27.03%) Windows
9 30 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (25.23%) Software Testing
11 27 (24.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 27 (24.32%) Test Management
12 26 (23.42%) Ruby
13 25 (22.52%) Python
13 25 (22.52%) ISEB
13 25 (22.52%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (21.62%) QA
15 23 (20.72%) Oracle
15 23 (20.72%) Linux
15 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
15 23 (20.72%) SoapUI
15 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
16 22 (19.82%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (18.92%) Client/Server
17 21 (18.92%) N-Tier
17 21 (18.92%) ISTQB
17 21 (18.92%) Test Strategy
18 20 (18.02%) WebDriver
18 20 (18.02%) Jenkins

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) VPN
1 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.50%) MS Access
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (47.75%) Selenium
2 27 (24.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (20.72%) SoapUI
4 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
4 20 (18.02%) WebDriver
5 15 (13.51%) Cucumber
6 13 (11.71%) JMeter
7 12 (10.81%) JUnit
7 12 (10.81%) TestNG
7 12 (10.81%) RSpec
8 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
8 7 (6.31%) NUnit
9 6 (5.41%) PyUnit
9 6 (5.41%) JIRA
9 6 (5.41%) LoadUI
10 5 (4.50%) Ant
10 5 (4.50%) Maven
11 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.70%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (2.70%) SilkTest
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Electronics
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Tester
2 27 (24.32%) Software Engineer
3 24 (21.62%) Test Engineer
4 17 (15.32%) Software Tester
5 14 (12.61%) Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Test Team Leader
6 13 (11.71%) Team Leader
7 10 (9.01%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Test Manager
8 9 (8.11%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Test Leader
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Software Tester
11 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Support Technician
12 3 (2.70%) QA Tester
12 3 (2.70%) Automated Tester
13 2 (1.80%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.32%) .NET
2 5 (4.50%) HTML
3 3 (2.70%) J2EE
3 3 (2.70%) Spring
4 2 (1.80%) Ajax
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
4 2 (1.80%) CSS3
5 1 (0.90%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (0.90%) REST
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.90%) XHTML
5 1 (0.90%) WinForms
5 1 (0.90%) WCF
5 1 (0.90%) CakePHP
5 1 (0.90%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Client/Server
1 21 (18.92%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.01%) Open Source
2 10 (9.01%) Kindle
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) User Experience
4 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 23 (20.72%) Linux
3 19 (17.12%) UNIX
4 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.31%) Android
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.05%) Manual Testing
3 46 (41.44%) Test Automation
4 36 (32.43%) Scrum
5 30 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (25.23%) Software Testing
7 27 (24.32%) Test Management
8 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
8 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
9 22 (19.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (18.92%) Test Strategy
11 17 (15.32%) OO
12 16 (14.41%) TDD
13 15 (13.51%) User Stories
14 14 (12.61%) BDD
15 13 (11.71%) Unit Testing
16 11 (9.91%) Regression Testing
17 10 (9.01%) Test Scripting
17 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
17 10 (9.01%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) C#
2 38 (34.23%) SQL
3 34 (30.63%) Java
4 26 (23.42%) Ruby
5 25 (22.52%) Python
6 12 (10.81%) PL/SQL
7 11 (9.91%) C++
8 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.31%) C
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) VBA
11 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.90%) PHP5
12 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) ISEB
2 21 (18.92%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.71%) Degree
4 8 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.62%) QA
2 10 (9.01%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 25 (22.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Oracle
2 16 (14.41%) HP
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
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