The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 156 165 130
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 33 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.80% 0.58% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.75% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 51
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £30,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3263 2936 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.84% 77.61% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2382 2878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +8 11 £37,500 - 2
Basingstoke +10 8 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Andover -1 4 £30,000 -
Winchester -11 4 £27,500 -
Portsmouth -20 2 £20,000 -6.97%
Fareham - 2 £28,500 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (45.28%) Software Testing
2 22 (41.51%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) ISEB
4 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
4 19 (35.85%) C#
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.96%) QA
5 18 (33.96%) HTML
6 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
6 15 (28.30%) BDD
7 14 (26.42%) TDD
8 13 (24.53%) Degree
9 11 (20.75%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
9 11 (20.75%) Windows
10 10 (18.87%) MVC
10 10 (18.87%) Selenium
10 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
10 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
11 9 (16.98%) PHP
12 8 (15.09%) Web Services
12 8 (15.09%) LAMP
12 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
12 8 (15.09%) jQuery
12 8 (15.09%) Web Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
13 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
13 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (13.21%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Selenium
1 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
2 5 (9.43%) NUnit
2 5 (9.43%) PHPUnit
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.66%) Behat
4 3 (5.66%) Ant
4 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Calabash
5 2 (3.77%) Grunt
5 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.77%) JBehave
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Tester
5 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (13.21%) QA Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) PHP Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Mobile Tester
11 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Tester
11 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) HTML
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.09%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) LAMP
4 8 (15.09%) jQuery
5 6 (11.32%) XML
5 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 5 (9.43%) Ajax
7 4 (7.55%) WinForms
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) XSL
9 2 (3.77%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (3.77%) Sass
9 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.77%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (3.77%) CSS3
9 2 (3.77%) SVG
9 2 (3.77%) HTML5
9 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.77%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Software Testing
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) BDD
4 14 (26.42%) TDD
5 10 (18.87%) MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.09%) Web Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.55%) OO
11 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.66%) System Testing
12 3 (5.66%) Pair Programming
12 3 (5.66%) Kanban
12 3 (5.66%) Scrum
12 3 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) Java
5 9 (16.98%) PHP
6 7 (13.21%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) ISEB
2 13 (24.53%) Degree
3 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) Facebook
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago