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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 169 182 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3116 3279 3157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.91% 82.22% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2611 2677
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Portsmouth - 6 £60,000 -
Fareham - 3 £41,000 - 8
Winchester - 3 £47,000 -
Alton - 2 £25,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (78.72%) QA
2 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (57.45%) HP UFT
4 24 (51.06%) Selenium
5 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
7 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
8 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
9 14 (29.79%) Gherkin
10 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
10 13 (27.66%) Test Management
10 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (25.53%) Maven
11 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
12 11 (23.40%) TDD
12 11 (23.40%) JIRA
12 11 (23.40%) BDD
12 11 (23.40%) User Stories
13 10 (21.28%) PHP
13 10 (21.28%) SQL
14 9 (19.15%) C#
14 9 (19.15%) Linux
14 9 (19.15%) Scrum
14 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
14 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
15 8 (17.02%) Finance
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
15 8 (17.02%) Python
16 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
16 7 (14.89%) ISEB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (57.45%) HP UFT
2 24 (51.06%) Selenium
3 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
4 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
5 12 (25.53%) Maven
6 11 (23.40%) JIRA
7 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
8 4 (8.51%) NUnit
9 3 (6.38%) WATIR
9 3 (6.38%) JMeter
10 1 (2.13%) Ant
10 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.13%) Subversion
10 1 (2.13%) MSTest
10 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.13%) eggPlant
10 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Test Analyst
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Test Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Tester
4 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
4 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Test Management
5 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
6 11 (23.40%) User Stories
6 11 (23.40%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.15%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) Web Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.38%) System Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PHP
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) ISEB
2 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (78.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 19 days ago