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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 123 163 178
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 63 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.72% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.89% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 16
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,400 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
3082 3040 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.28% 77.79% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2495 2472 2583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Winchester +11 26 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Southampton +3 19 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Farnborough -25 4 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Fareham +14 2 £41,750 +28.46%
Portsmouth +26 1 - - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 84 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (53.45%) Manual Testing
3 61 (52.59%) Selenium
4 49 (42.24%) Test Automation
5 47 (40.52%) C#
6 40 (34.48%) ISTQB
7 39 (33.62%) QA
8 38 (32.76%) Software Testing
9 34 (29.31%) Test Strategy
10 31 (26.72%) Windows
11 27 (23.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (20.69%) WebDriver
12 24 (20.69%) Scrum
12 24 (20.69%) TDD
12 24 (20.69%) ISEB
13 23 (19.83%) HP UFT
13 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (18.97%) NUnit
14 22 (18.97%) .NET
14 22 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (18.10%) Java
15 21 (18.10%) JMeter
16 20 (17.24%) Unit Testing
17 19 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (15.52%) SQL
18 18 (15.52%) SoapUI
19 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
19 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
19 17 (14.66%) Performance Testing
20 16 (13.79%) Test Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (5.17%) Apache
1 6 (5.17%) nginx
2 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (52.59%) Selenium
2 24 (20.69%) WebDriver
3 23 (19.83%) HP UFT
4 22 (18.97%) NUnit
5 21 (18.10%) JMeter
6 18 (15.52%) SoapUI
7 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
8 14 (12.07%) NSubstitute
9 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
10 9 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (7.76%) Cucumber
11 8 (6.90%) LoadUI
11 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
12 7 (6.03%) Maven
12 7 (6.03%) Ant
12 7 (6.03%) JUnit
13 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
13 6 (5.17%) TestNG
14 3 (2.59%) Grunt
14 3 (2.59%) Bower
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Publishing
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Team Leader
2 27 (23.28%) Test Team Leader
3 22 (18.97%) Analyst
4 21 (18.10%) Test Analyst
5 19 (16.38%) Test Engineer
6 17 (14.66%) Tester
7 16 (13.79%) Automation Team Leader
8 11 (9.48%) QA Test Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) QA Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) Software Engineer
9 10 (8.62%) Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Test Manager
11 8 (6.90%) Software Tester
12 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 6 (5.17%) Test Leader
13 5 (4.31%) QA Engineer
13 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
14 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
14 4 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
15 3 (2.59%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 11 (9.48%) Web Services
3 10 (8.62%) HTML
4 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.90%) WCF
5 7 (6.03%) RESTful
5 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (6.03%) Entity Framework
5 7 (6.03%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.31%) CSS
7 3 (2.59%) Spring
7 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.72%) HTML5
9 1 (0.86%) Symfony
9 1 (0.86%) jQuery
9 1 (0.86%) Laravel
9 1 (0.86%) Ajax
9 1 (0.86%) LAMP
9 1 (0.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Client/Server
1 13 (11.21%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.17%) Kindle
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Windows
2 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) UNIX
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (53.45%) Manual Testing
3 49 (42.24%) Test Automation
4 38 (32.76%) Software Testing
5 34 (29.31%) Test Strategy
6 24 (20.69%) TDD
6 24 (20.69%) Scrum
7 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 19 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (14.66%) Performance Testing
11 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.79%) Test Management
13 15 (12.93%) Security Testing
13 15 (12.93%) Coaching
14 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
15 13 (11.21%) Web Testing
16 12 (10.34%) Regression Testing
17 11 (9.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.52%) C#
2 21 (18.10%) Java
3 18 (15.52%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.90%) Python
5 8 (6.90%) Ruby
6 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) PHP
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 27 (23.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (20.69%) ISEB
4 9 (7.76%) Degree
5 7 (6.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.62%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) HP
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) Zend
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