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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 108 118 148
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 78 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.41% 1.97% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.27% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 69 69 57
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2735 3171 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.49% 86.71% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2684 2772
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,465
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -12 15 £35,000 - 1
Fareham +9 14 £45,500 +1.11% 1
Aldershot +13 13 £80,000 +88.23%
Basingstoke - 11 £33,500 - 3
Farnborough - 5 £42,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £27,500 - 1
Andover -2 2 £44,500 - 1
Southampton -6 2 £50,000 +12.99%
Eastleigh - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 142 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (78.70%) Selenium
3 109 (64.50%) C#
4 69 (40.83%) HP UFT
5 61 (36.09%) Test Scripting
5 61 (36.09%) WebDriver
6 58 (34.32%) Windows
7 57 (33.73%) ISTQB
8 52 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
9 49 (28.99%) Unit Testing
10 48 (28.40%) Java
11 47 (27.81%) SQL
12 45 (26.63%) JMeter
13 43 (25.44%) Test Strategy
14 42 (24.85%) NUnit
14 42 (24.85%) SDLC
15 37 (21.89%) Waterfall
16 36 (21.30%) Test Planning
16 36 (21.30%) Defect Management
17 35 (20.71%) V-Model
17 35 (20.71%) Manual Testing
18 34 (20.12%) Automated Testing
19 33 (19.53%) Software Testing
19 33 (19.53%) Bugzilla
19 33 (19.53%) Ranorex
20 32 (18.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 32 (18.93%) Mentoring
20 32 (18.93%) SoapUI
20 32 (18.93%) RUP
20 32 (18.93%) Testopia

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (15.98%) CMS
2 6 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.96%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.37%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Maximo
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) SaaS
2 10 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.37%) IaaS
4 4 (2.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.37%) Sqoop
5 3 (1.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 133 (78.70%) Selenium
2 69 (40.83%) HP UFT
3 61 (36.09%) WebDriver
4 45 (26.63%) JMeter
5 42 (24.85%) NUnit
6 33 (19.53%) Bugzilla
6 33 (19.53%) Ranorex
7 32 (18.93%) SoapUI
7 32 (18.93%) Testopia
8 30 (17.75%) SpecFlow
9 25 (14.79%) MSTest
10 21 (12.43%) JUnit
11 18 (10.65%) Visual Studio
12 15 (8.88%) TestNG
13 14 (8.28%) Cucumber
14 11 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (5.33%) JIRA
16 8 (4.73%) Rational DOORS
17 5 (2.96%) Robot Framework
17 5 (2.96%) WATIR
General
1 23 (13.61%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.96%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.78%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Law
5 3 (1.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (23.08%) Developer
2 32 (18.93%) Test Leader
3 31 (18.34%) Test Manager
4 30 (17.75%) Automation Test Lead
5 24 (14.20%) Test Automation Developer
6 23 (13.61%) Head of Testing
7 22 (13.02%) Analyst
7 22 (13.02%) Test Analyst
8 19 (11.24%) Tester
9 14 (8.28%) Test Automation Manager
10 12 (7.10%) Automation Team Leader
10 12 (7.10%) Team Leader
10 12 (7.10%) Test Team Leader
11 9 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
11 9 (5.33%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.33%) Verification Engineer
12 8 (4.73%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Software Tester
13 7 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (4.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.83%) .NET
2 13 (7.69%) SOAP
3 12 (7.10%) REST
4 11 (6.51%) XML
5 8 (4.73%) Web Services
6 7 (4.14%) JSON
7 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.55%) CSS
7 6 (3.55%) HTML
8 5 (2.96%) Ajax
8 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (2.96%) jQuery
8 5 (2.96%) XSL
9 2 (1.18%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.18%) Apache CXF
9 2 (1.18%) JAX-WS
9 2 (1.18%) JPA
9 2 (1.18%) Spring
9 2 (1.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.34%) Client/Server
1 31 (18.34%) N-Tier
2 14 (8.28%) Social Media
3 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.96%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.96%) Replication
5 4 (2.37%) Fintech
6 3 (1.78%) Blog
6 3 (1.78%) Wiki
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) iPad
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.32%) Windows
2 9 (5.33%) Unix
3 5 (2.96%) AIX
3 5 (2.96%) Solaris
4 3 (1.78%) Linux
5 2 (1.18%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.09%) Test Scripting
3 49 (28.99%) Unit Testing
4 43 (25.44%) Test Strategy
5 42 (24.85%) SDLC
6 37 (21.89%) Waterfall
7 36 (21.30%) Defect Management
7 36 (21.30%) Test Planning
8 35 (20.71%) Manual Testing
8 35 (20.71%) V-Model
9 34 (20.12%) Automated Testing
10 33 (19.53%) Software Testing
11 32 (18.93%) Mentoring
11 32 (18.93%) RUP
12 31 (18.34%) Risk Analysis
13 30 (17.75%) Scrum
14 27 (15.98%) Content Management
14 27 (15.98%) TDD
15 25 (14.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 23 (13.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 109 (64.50%) C#
2 48 (28.40%) Java
3 47 (27.81%) SQL
4 13 (7.69%) Python
5 8 (4.73%) Perl
6 7 (4.14%) C++
7 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.96%) Ruby
9 4 (2.37%) C
10 2 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 57 (33.73%) ISTQB
2 32 (18.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 30 (17.75%) ISEB
4 23 (13.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (11.24%) Degree
6 11 (6.51%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.57%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) SDET
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.37%) HDFS
2 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.96%) Control-M
2 5 (2.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.92%) HP
3 7 (4.14%) VMware
4 5 (2.96%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle
4 5 (2.96%) Telerik
5 3 (1.78%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.59%) ATG
7 1 (0.59%) Capita
7 1 (0.59%) hybris
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Holidays, Pension and Discounts.
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago