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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 161 172 184
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.77% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 8
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.58%
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
2823 3112 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.77% 83.28% 84.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2468 2547 2898
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,323 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
Southampton -1 8 £30,000 -21.05%
Winchester +23 2 £40,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £24,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 41 (89.13%) Selenium
2 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (67.39%) TDD
4 28 (60.87%) WebDriver
4 28 (60.87%) BDD
5 27 (58.70%) Scrum
5 27 (58.70%) JIRA
5 27 (58.70%) QA
6 26 (56.52%) Cucumber
7 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
8 18 (39.13%) Test Management
8 18 (39.13%) User Stories
8 18 (39.13%) ISTQB
8 18 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (39.13%) HP UFT
9 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
9 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (34.78%) Maven
11 13 (28.26%) C#
12 12 (26.09%) SQL
12 12 (26.09%) Python
12 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
13 10 (21.74%) Web Testing
13 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
13 10 (21.74%) ISEB
14 9 (19.57%) Linux
14 9 (19.57%) Java
14 9 (19.57%) Ruby
14 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (89.13%) Selenium
2 28 (60.87%) WebDriver
3 27 (58.70%) JIRA
4 26 (56.52%) Cucumber
5 18 (39.13%) HP UFT
6 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
7 16 (34.78%) Maven
8 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (17.39%) FitNesse
10 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
12 1 (2.17%) Hudson
12 1 (2.17%) JMeter
12 1 (2.17%) NSubstitute
12 1 (2.17%) NUnit
12 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
12 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.52%) Banking
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Analyst
1 31 (67.39%) Test Analyst
2 23 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Software Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) Software Test Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Test Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Automation Test Lead
4 10 (21.74%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Test Leader
6 7 (15.22%) Test Specialist
7 6 (13.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) TDD
3 28 (60.87%) BDD
4 27 (58.70%) Scrum
5 18 (39.13%) Test Management
5 18 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (39.13%) User Stories
6 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
8 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 10 (21.74%) Web Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.52%) Defect Management
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.35%) V-Model
12 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) C#
2 12 (26.09%) Python
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
3 9 (19.57%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) Ruby
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) C
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 10 (21.74%) ISEB
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago