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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 174 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 13 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.35% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
3013 3114 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.99% 80.80% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2512 2582 2506
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 - 6 £40,000 - 1
Fareham +6 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Winchester - 1 - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (87.50%) QA
2 16 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (45.83%) Selenium
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) User Stories
6 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (33.33%) System Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (16.67%) Line Management
10 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
10 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 4 (16.67%) BDD
10 4 (16.67%) JIRA
10 4 (16.67%) Test Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (45.83%) Selenium
3 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
1 8 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Software Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) User Stories
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) System Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
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