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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 173 173 192
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 19 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.49% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 7
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.18%
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
3081 2724 3266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.11% 79.56% 78.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 2268 2780
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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
(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 +12 9 £35,000 -26.31%
Winchester +1 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Andover - 1 £25,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (79.49%) Selenium
2 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (51.28%) TDD
4 20 (51.28%) System Testing
4 20 (51.28%) User Stories
5 18 (46.15%) QA
6 17 (43.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
7 15 (38.46%) Regression Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Java
8 14 (35.90%) BDD
8 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
9 12 (30.77%) Linux
10 11 (28.21%) Python
10 11 (28.21%) LoadRunner
10 11 (28.21%) PHP
10 11 (28.21%) JIRA
10 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Mobile App
10 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
10 11 (28.21%) Web Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Test Management
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
12 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (23.08%) Selenium IDE
13 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
13 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
13 8 (20.51%) ISEB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) IPsec
3 1 (2.56%) SMTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) Selenium
2 17 (43.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (28.21%) LoadRunner
3 11 (28.21%) JIRA
3 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
4 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
5 9 (23.08%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (10.26%) TestNG
6 4 (10.26%) JUnit
7 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 3 (7.69%) Ant
7 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.69%) Behat
7 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
1 22 (56.41%) Test Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Lead Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.56%) Test Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Network Support
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.26%) GWT
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) System Testing
3 20 (51.28%) User Stories
4 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 14 (35.90%) BDD
5 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Web Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Test Management
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.38%) Line Management
10 5 (12.82%) SOA
11 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) PHP
2 11 (28.21%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Apple
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago