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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 135 160 162
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 53 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.42% 0.79% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.99% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 18
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £24,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,750 £30,150
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
3026 3218 2947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.30% 79.71% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 2733 2400
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +22 13 £38,500 +35.08% 1
Southampton -10 10 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Winchester -19 7 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Basingstoke +19 5 £37,500 +47.05%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 67 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Manual Testing
3 39 (38.61%) C#
4 38 (37.62%) Test Automation
4 38 (37.62%) Selenium
5 35 (34.65%) Scrum
6 33 (32.67%) Java
6 33 (32.67%) SQL
7 31 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (29.70%) Windows
9 26 (25.74%) Linux
9 26 (25.74%) Ruby
10 25 (24.75%) Software Testing
10 25 (24.75%) Python
11 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
12 23 (22.77%) Test Strategy
13 22 (21.78%) QA
14 20 (19.80%) ISEB
14 20 (19.80%) Jenkins
14 20 (19.80%) SoapUI
15 19 (18.81%) Mentoring
15 19 (18.81%) .NET
15 19 (18.81%) Oracle
16 18 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (16.83%) Test Management
17 17 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
17 17 (16.83%) UNIX
18 16 (15.84%) OO
18 16 (15.84%) Client/Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (3.96%) Apache
1 4 (3.96%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) VPN
1 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.98%) MS Access
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (37.62%) Selenium
2 20 (19.80%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.80%) SoapUI
3 16 (15.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (15.84%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.88%) RSpec
5 10 (9.90%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.92%) JMeter
7 8 (7.92%) JUnit
7 8 (7.92%) TestNG
7 8 (7.92%) LoadUI
8 6 (5.94%) NUnit
8 6 (5.94%) PyUnit
9 5 (4.95%) Maven
9 5 (4.95%) Ant
10 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Software Engineer
2 25 (24.75%) Test Engineer
3 22 (21.78%) Tester
4 13 (12.87%) Team Leader
5 12 (11.88%) Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Test Team Leader
7 9 (8.91%) Software Tester
8 7 (6.93%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.94%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 4 (3.96%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Automated Tester
11 3 (2.97%) Support Technician
12 2 (1.98%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) HTML
3 4 (3.96%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) Spring
5 1 (0.99%) Ajax
5 1 (0.99%) WCF
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.99%) J2EE
5 1 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Client/Server
1 16 (15.84%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.90%) Open Source
2 10 (9.90%) Kindle
3 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Windows
2 26 (25.74%) Linux
3 17 (16.83%) UNIX
4 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.93%) Android
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Manual Testing
3 38 (37.62%) Test Automation
4 35 (34.65%) Scrum
5 31 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (24.75%) Software Testing
7 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
8 23 (22.77%) Test Strategy
9 19 (18.81%) Mentoring
10 17 (16.83%) Test Management
10 17 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (15.84%) OO
12 15 (14.85%) BDD
13 13 (12.87%) TDD
14 12 (11.88%) User Stories
15 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (10.89%) Regression Testing
16 10 (9.90%) Project Management
17 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
18 8 (7.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) C#
2 33 (32.67%) Java
2 33 (32.67%) SQL
3 26 (25.74%) Ruby
4 25 (24.75%) Python
5 12 (11.88%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.90%) C++
7 6 (5.94%) C
8 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) ISEB
2 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.88%) Degree
4 5 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.78%) QA
2 10 (9.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) HP
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 20 days ago