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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 141 153 163
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 49 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.29% 0.89% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.10% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 27
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £24,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
3033 2900 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.63% 80.73% 76.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2381 2580
Average salary £42,500 £41,725 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +4.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 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 3 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
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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 -8 13 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Basingstoke +4 10 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Winchester -12 10 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Fareham +9 4 £35,250 +23.68% 2
Andover -13 3 £34,842 +16.13%
Farnborough - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 73 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (58.10%) Selenium
3 49 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 47 (44.76%) Manual Testing
5 40 (38.10%) C#
5 40 (38.10%) SQL
6 34 (32.38%) Windows
7 33 (31.43%) Java
7 33 (31.43%) Test Management
8 32 (30.48%) Software Testing
9 31 (29.52%) Scrum
10 29 (27.62%) HP Quality Center
11 28 (26.67%) WebDriver
12 27 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
13 26 (24.76%) Mentoring
14 25 (23.81%) ISEB
14 25 (23.81%) N-Tier
14 25 (23.81%) Client/Server
15 24 (22.86%) Oracle
15 24 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (21.90%) Ruby
16 23 (21.90%) QA
16 23 (21.90%) SoapUI
17 20 (19.05%) Unit Testing
17 20 (19.05%) Python
17 20 (19.05%) Linux
17 20 (19.05%) HP
18 19 (18.10%) JUnit
19 18 (17.14%) ISTQB
19 18 (17.14%) Jenkins

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (1.90%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) VPN
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.76%) MS Access
2 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (58.10%) Selenium
2 28 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 27 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (21.90%) SoapUI
5 19 (18.10%) JUnit
6 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
7 17 (16.19%) JMeter
8 16 (15.24%) TestNG
9 13 (12.38%) Cucumber
10 12 (11.43%) JIRA
10 12 (11.43%) RSpec
11 7 (6.67%) NUnit
12 6 (5.71%) Eclipse
12 6 (5.71%) PyUnit
13 5 (4.76%) LoadUI
13 5 (4.76%) Subversion
13 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
14 4 (3.81%) Rational Functional Tester
14 4 (3.81%) SilkTest
15 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Electronics
2 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Tester
2 20 (19.05%) Software Engineer
2 20 (19.05%) Software Tester
3 16 (15.24%) Test Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) Team Leader
3 16 (15.24%) Test Team Leader
4 15 (14.29%) Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Tester
7 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Software Tester
8 7 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Automated Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (2.86%) Lead Tester
11 3 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) Web Services
3 6 (5.71%) HTML
4 5 (4.76%) CSS
5 4 (3.81%) Spring
6 3 (2.86%) NHibernate
6 3 (2.86%) Java EE
6 3 (2.86%) J2EE
6 3 (2.86%) XML
6 3 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.90%) CSS3
7 2 (1.90%) Ajax
7 2 (1.90%) jQuery
7 2 (1.90%) HTML5
8 1 (0.95%) WCF
8 1 (0.95%) CakePHP
8 1 (0.95%) YUI
8 1 (0.95%) WinForms
8 1 (0.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Client/Server
1 25 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.67%) Open Source
2 7 (6.67%) Kindle
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.95%) IVR
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.38%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Linux
3 16 (15.24%) UNIX
4 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.81%) Android
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 47 (44.76%) Manual Testing
4 33 (31.43%) Test Management
5 32 (30.48%) Software Testing
6 31 (29.52%) Scrum
7 26 (24.76%) Mentoring
8 24 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
11 16 (15.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (15.24%) Waterfall
12 15 (14.29%) OO
13 13 (12.38%) TDD
14 11 (10.48%) BDD
14 11 (10.48%) Test Strategy
14 11 (10.48%) Line Management
15 10 (9.52%) User Stories
16 9 (8.57%) Automation Testing
16 9 (8.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) C#
1 40 (38.10%) SQL
2 33 (31.43%) Java
3 23 (21.90%) Ruby
4 20 (19.05%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.62%) C
6 8 (7.62%) C++
7 2 (1.90%) PHP
7 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.90%) VBA
7 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (23.81%) ISEB
2 18 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.52%) Degree
3 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) VCP4
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) QA
2 7 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 29 (27.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) HP
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
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