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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 170 194 172
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -27.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £33,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
2794 3154 2713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.44% 82.78% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2702 2218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Farnborough - 8 - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (88.73%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (60.56%) Selenium
3 37 (52.11%) QA
4 35 (49.30%) Cucumber
5 34 (47.89%) TDD
5 34 (47.89%) Scrum
6 33 (46.48%) BDD
7 28 (39.44%) Python
8 24 (33.80%) Test Management
9 21 (29.58%) Web Testing
9 21 (29.58%) Bash Shell
9 21 (29.58%) Ruby
10 20 (28.17%) Test Strategy
11 19 (26.76%) HP UFT
12 18 (25.35%) User Stories
12 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
13 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
13 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
13 17 (23.94%) Linux
14 16 (22.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (22.54%) JIRA
15 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
15 14 (19.72%) FitNesse
15 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (19.72%) Maven
15 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
16 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
16 13 (18.31%) Gherkin
17 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
17 11 (15.49%) C#

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.04%) Internet
Development Applications
1 43 (60.56%) Selenium
2 35 (49.30%) Cucumber
3 19 (26.76%) HP UFT
4 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
5 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
6 16 (22.54%) JIRA
7 14 (19.72%) FitNesse
7 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
7 14 (19.72%) Maven
8 3 (4.23%) NUnit
8 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.82%) WATIR
10 1 (1.41%) JMeter
10 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (5.63%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Test Engineer
2 26 (36.62%) Analyst
2 26 (36.62%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Automation Test Lead
3 11 (15.49%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Test Leader
4 9 (12.68%) QA Leader
5 8 (11.27%) Agile Test Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Automated Test Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Tester
7 6 (8.45%) QA Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.04%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.04%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (5.63%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (88.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) Scrum
2 34 (47.89%) TDD
3 33 (46.48%) BDD
4 24 (33.80%) Test Management
5 21 (29.58%) Web Testing
6 20 (28.17%) Test Strategy
7 18 (25.35%) User Stories
8 16 (22.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
11 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.86%) System Integration Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Integration Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
15 5 (7.04%) DevOps
15 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
15 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) Python
2 21 (29.58%) Bash Shell
2 21 (29.58%) Ruby
3 11 (15.49%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
4 4 (5.63%) SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.45%) ISEB
4 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (52.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
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