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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 184 166 187
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 6
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
3069 2584 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.86% 79.24% 76.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2107 2682
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (74.07%) QA
2 19 (70.37%) Selenium
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (51.85%) TDD
5 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (51.85%) System Testing
5 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (51.85%) User Stories
6 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (29.63%) LoadRunner
8 8 (29.63%) PHP
8 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) Python
8 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
8 8 (29.63%) Gherkin
8 8 (29.63%) JIRA
8 8 (29.63%) Web Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Test Management
8 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
8 8 (29.63%) BDD
9 7 (25.93%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) Scrum
10 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Line Management
10 6 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (18.52%) SaaS

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Selenium
2 15 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (29.63%) LoadRunner
3 8 (29.63%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 6 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Software Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (51.85%) System Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (51.85%) User Stories
3 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Web Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Test Management
5 8 (29.63%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PHP
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (74.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago