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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 100 138 171
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +33
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 77 60 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.36% 1.58% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.91% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 12
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2758 3137 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.50% 82.47% 81.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 2696 2328
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Winchester +16 30 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Fareham +12 13 £32,500 - 1
Aldershot - 13 £62,500 -
Southampton -14 6 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £27,500 -
Basingstoke +2 1 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Eastleigh -2 1 £52,500 +98.11%
Farnborough - 1 £36,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (73.79%) Selenium
2 103 (71.03%) C#
3 95 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (53.10%) WebDriver
5 74 (51.03%) HP UFT
6 68 (46.90%) Test Scripting
7 67 (46.21%) Windows
8 66 (45.52%) Unit Testing
9 64 (44.14%) SoapUI
10 61 (42.07%) JMeter
11 57 (39.31%) SQL
12 53 (36.55%) Automated Testing
13 47 (32.41%) Client/Server
13 47 (32.41%) N-Tier
13 47 (32.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 44 (30.34%) NUnit
15 40 (27.59%) Manual Testing
15 40 (27.59%) Mentoring
16 36 (24.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (23.45%) MSTest
18 33 (22.76%) HP Quality Center
19 32 (22.07%) SpecFlow
19 32 (22.07%) CMS
20 31 (21.38%) Content Management
20 31 (21.38%) Test Management
21 29 (20.00%) JUnit
21 29 (20.00%) ISTQB
21 29 (20.00%) QA
22 26 (17.93%) TestNG
22 26 (17.93%) Waterfall

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 32 (22.07%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) JBoss
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) VLAN
1 1 (0.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 107 (73.79%) Selenium
2 77 (53.10%) WebDriver
3 74 (51.03%) HP UFT
4 64 (44.14%) SoapUI
5 61 (42.07%) JMeter
6 44 (30.34%) NUnit
7 34 (23.45%) MSTest
8 32 (22.07%) SpecFlow
9 29 (20.00%) JUnit
10 26 (17.93%) TestNG
11 19 (13.10%) Bugzilla
11 19 (13.10%) Ranorex
11 19 (13.10%) Testopia
12 10 (6.90%) Cucumber
13 9 (6.21%) Visual Studio
14 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (4.14%) LoadRunner
16 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
17 3 (2.07%) NSubstitute
17 3 (2.07%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (13.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Publishing
3 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Games
5 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) Developer
2 29 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 27 (18.62%) Test Engineer
3 27 (18.62%) Test Leader
4 25 (17.24%) Team Leader
5 24 (16.55%) Test Manager
6 22 (15.17%) Test Team Leader
7 19 (13.10%) Analyst
7 19 (13.10%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.59%) Automation Test Lead
8 11 (7.59%) Tester
9 8 (5.52%) Automation Team Leader
10 7 (4.83%) Software Tester
11 6 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) QA Tester
12 5 (3.45%) Software QA Tester
13 4 (2.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) .NET
2 11 (7.59%) HTML
3 9 (6.21%) Web Services
4 6 (4.14%) DCOM
5 5 (3.45%) CSS
6 4 (2.76%) XML
7 3 (2.07%) REST
8 2 (1.38%) Ajax
8 2 (1.38%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.41%) Client/Server
1 47 (32.41%) N-Tier
2 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.28%) Social Media
4 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.21%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (46.90%) Test Scripting
3 66 (45.52%) Unit Testing
4 53 (36.55%) Automated Testing
5 47 (32.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 40 (27.59%) Manual Testing
6 40 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 36 (24.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (21.38%) Content Management
8 31 (21.38%) Test Management
9 26 (17.93%) Waterfall
10 23 (15.86%) Defect Management
10 23 (15.86%) SDLC
11 22 (15.17%) Software Testing
11 22 (15.17%) Test Strategy
12 20 (13.79%) Regression Testing
13 19 (13.10%) Project Management
14 18 (12.41%) Functional Testing
14 18 (12.41%) Performance Testing
15 11 (7.59%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 103 (71.03%) C#
2 57 (39.31%) SQL
3 21 (14.48%) Java
4 11 (7.59%) Groovy
5 3 (2.07%) C
6 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (8.97%) ISEB
4 10 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.00%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (22.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) HP
2 9 (6.21%) SAP
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.14%) Citrix
5 4 (2.76%) Capita
6 3 (2.07%) Telerik
7 2 (1.38%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.69%) Telelogic
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
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