The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 148 149 180
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 46 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.22% 0.97% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Test Automation
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
3063 3300 2995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.44% 79.85% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 2775 2426
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hampshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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 +3 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Winchester -16 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Fareham +11 6 £30,500 -12.85%
Basingstoke +9 2 £33,750 -12.90%
Eastleigh - 2 £26,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £46,250 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (50.93%) Selenium
3 41 (37.96%) Automated Testing
4 34 (31.48%) C#
5 33 (30.56%) Manual Testing
5 33 (30.56%) Mentoring
6 32 (29.63%) Software Testing
7 30 (27.78%) SQL
8 27 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (24.07%) Test Management
9 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
9 26 (24.07%) Windows
10 25 (23.15%) Client/Server
10 25 (23.15%) N-Tier
11 24 (22.22%) Project Management
11 24 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 24 (22.22%) QA
11 24 (22.22%) WebDriver
12 23 (21.30%) Python
13 22 (20.37%) C++
13 22 (20.37%) C
14 21 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
14 21 (19.44%) Test Scripting
15 20 (18.52%) SoapUI
15 20 (18.52%) Scrum
15 20 (18.52%) UNIX
16 18 (16.67%) Java
16 18 (16.67%) ISEB
17 17 (15.74%) Linux
17 17 (15.74%) PhD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) MGCP
1 1 (0.93%) RTP
1 1 (0.93%) SS7
1 1 (0.93%) Megaco
1 1 (0.93%) ISUP
1 1 (0.93%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (50.93%) Selenium
2 24 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 21 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (18.52%) SoapUI
5 12 (11.11%) JMeter
6 9 (8.33%) JUnit
6 9 (8.33%) TestNG
7 8 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.41%) NUnit
7 8 (7.41%) LoadUI
8 4 (3.70%) PyUnit
9 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.85%) MSTest
11 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Electronics
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
1 32 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 31 (28.70%) Tester
3 29 (26.85%) Software Engineer
4 21 (19.44%) Test Engineer
5 17 (15.74%) Graduate
5 17 (15.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 14 (12.96%) Team Leader
7 12 (11.11%) Software Tester
8 11 (10.19%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Senior Tester
10 7 (6.48%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) Test Team Leader
11 6 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Test Leader
13 4 (3.70%) QA Engineer
14 3 (2.78%) Developer
14 3 (2.78%) Test Automation Analyst
14 3 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
14 3 (2.78%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Client/Server
1 25 (23.15%) N-Tier
2 24 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 17 (15.74%) Mathematics
3 17 (15.74%) Algorithms
4 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) IPTV
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 20 (18.52%) UNIX
3 17 (15.74%) Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Android
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.85%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) Automated Testing
3 33 (30.56%) Manual Testing
3 33 (30.56%) Mentoring
4 32 (29.63%) Software Testing
5 26 (24.07%) Test Management
5 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
6 24 (22.22%) Project Management
7 21 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 20 (18.52%) Scrum
9 17 (15.74%) Content Management
9 17 (15.74%) Data Analysis
10 16 (14.81%) Test Strategy
11 12 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Coaching
14 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
14 8 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) C#
2 30 (27.78%) SQL
3 23 (21.30%) Python
4 22 (20.37%) C
4 22 (20.37%) C++
5 18 (16.67%) Java
6 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.78%) VBA
8 2 (1.85%) VB
8 2 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) ISEB
2 17 (15.74%) PhD
3 14 (12.96%) ISTQB
4 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 27 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) HP
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Huawei
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Nortel
5 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
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