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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 180 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 19 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 10
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
3264 2986 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.95% 78.93% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2534 2846
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 15 £35,000 - 2
Aldershot - 1 £47,500 -
Andover - 1 £25,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £25,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 29 (72.50%) Selenium
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (40.00%) Java
5 15 (37.50%) ISEB
5 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 14 (35.00%) System Testing
6 14 (35.00%) User Stories
6 14 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (35.00%) TDD
7 13 (32.50%) QA
7 13 (32.50%) BDD
7 13 (32.50%) Gherkin
8 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Linux
11 9 (22.50%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 8 (20.00%) JIRA
12 8 (20.00%) PHP
12 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
12 8 (20.00%) SOA
12 8 (20.00%) Python
12 8 (20.00%) Web Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Test Management
12 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (20.00%) Mobile App

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) SMTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (72.50%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.50%) Behat
5 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.50%) TestNG
5 5 (12.50%) Maven
5 5 (12.50%) Ant
5 5 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Test Analyst
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Test Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Automated Test Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Automation Specialist
9 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Junior
9 1 (2.50%) Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Gherkin
2 5 (12.50%) GWT
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 14 (35.00%) System Testing
4 14 (35.00%) User Stories
4 14 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.00%) SOA
9 8 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Test Management
10 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
12 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Apple
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago