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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 136 155 184
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +29
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 34 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.90% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,550 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%

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
2525 2764 3172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.51% 86.16% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2092 2433 2727
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +6 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Fareham +1 5 £35,000 - 2
Winchester +20 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Southampton +5 3 £40,000 +20.30% 3
Farnborough -17 3 £40,000 -25.58%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) Selenium
3 34 (52.31%) Scrum
4 29 (44.62%) Degree
5 26 (40.00%) JIRA
5 26 (40.00%) C#
6 25 (38.46%) ISTQB
6 25 (38.46%) Manual Testing
7 23 (35.38%) TDD
8 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
9 21 (32.31%) XML
10 20 (30.77%) .NET
11 18 (27.69%) HTML
11 18 (27.69%) CSS
12 17 (26.15%) Java
12 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
13 16 (24.62%) SQL
14 15 (23.08%) Test Management
14 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
14 15 (23.08%) BDD
14 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
15 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
15 14 (21.54%) HP UFT
16 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 13 (20.00%) User Stories
17 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
18 11 (16.92%) QA
18 11 (16.92%) Oracle

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) Confluence
1 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) JBoss
3 5 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) MySQL
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (64.62%) Selenium
2 26 (40.00%) JIRA
3 14 (21.54%) HP UFT
4 11 (16.92%) SoapUI
5 8 (12.31%) Bugzilla
5 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.31%) Trac
6 7 (10.77%) Ant
6 7 (10.77%) Maven
6 7 (10.77%) Subversion
6 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (10.77%) TeamCity
6 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
7 6 (9.23%) Gradle
7 6 (9.23%) Redmine
8 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 5 (7.69%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.54%) JMeter
9 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
1 18 (27.69%) Test Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Software Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Software Test Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Software Tester
2 12 (18.46%) Tester
3 11 (16.92%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (10.77%) Test Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Test Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) XML
2 20 (30.77%) .NET
3 18 (27.69%) CSS
3 18 (27.69%) HTML
4 8 (12.31%) J2EE
4 8 (12.31%) XSL
5 7 (10.77%) Ajax
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (10.77%) jQuery
5 7 (10.77%) JSON
5 7 (10.77%) SOAP
6 6 (9.23%) JAXB
6 6 (9.23%) REST
6 6 (9.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Blog
2 4 (6.15%) Wiki
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Android
2 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Solaris
3 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Windows NT
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) Scrum
3 25 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 23 (35.38%) TDD
5 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
7 15 (23.08%) BDD
7 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 15 (23.08%) Test Management
8 13 (20.00%) User Stories
9 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
12 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
12 8 (12.31%) Issue Tracking
12 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
12 8 (12.31%) SDLC
12 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) C#
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.69%) XPath
7 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Degree
2 25 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) ISEB
5 7 (10.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) Remedy
4 1 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.54%) Telerik
Andover, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 43k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago