The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 161 167 197
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 25 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.70% 0.63% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.79% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 1
Average salary £33,250 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.76% +84.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
Automation 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
3061 3161 3118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.38% 79.74% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 2527 2653
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hampshire region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Southampton +7 9 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Portsmouth - 5 £90,000 - 1
Fareham +25 4 £39,750 +44.54%
Winchester - 3 £47,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 31 (75.61%) QA
2 26 (63.41%) HP UFT
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (48.78%) Selenium
4 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (43.90%) ISTQB
6 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
7 11 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
8 10 (24.39%) User Stories
8 10 (24.39%) Gherkin
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) Regression Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Maven
9 9 (21.95%) Degree
9 9 (21.95%) JIRA
9 9 (21.95%) BDD
9 9 (21.95%) Test Management
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (21.95%) Project Management
9 9 (21.95%) TDD
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 9 (21.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (21.95%) Functional Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) MS Excel

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) HP UFT
2 20 (48.78%) Selenium
3 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
4 10 (24.39%) Maven
5 9 (21.95%) JIRA
6 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
7 4 (9.76%) NUnit
8 3 (7.32%) JMeter
9 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.44%) MSTest
10 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.44%) Subversion
10 1 (2.44%) WATIR
10 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.44%) Ant
10 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
1 19 (46.34%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Test Team Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Graduate
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Gherkin
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Regression Testing
5 10 (24.39%) User Stories
6 9 (21.95%) Functional Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Test Management
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.32%) System Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 7 (17.07%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) ISTQB
2 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB
3 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (75.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
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