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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 140 171 167
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.40% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.60% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 33
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £41,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
3277 3014 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 82.01% 78.86% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2682 2561 2838
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%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
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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 - 31 £42,500 - 1
Basingstoke +6 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Petersfield - 5 £32,500 - 1
Southampton -7 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Aldershot -1 3 £46,250 +2.77%
Portsmouth - 2 £35,500 - 1
Farnborough -4 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (73.26%) Selenium
2 43 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 42 (48.84%) Test Management
4 40 (46.51%) Java
5 31 (36.05%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (34.88%) Windows
7 29 (33.72%) JUnit
7 29 (33.72%) Test Scripting
8 28 (32.56%) TestNG
8 28 (32.56%) Manual Testing
9 25 (29.07%) Automated Testing
10 24 (27.91%) Client/Server
10 24 (27.91%) N-Tier
11 23 (26.74%) SQL
11 23 (26.74%) Software Testing
12 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
12 22 (25.58%) HP
12 22 (25.58%) Mentoring
13 18 (20.93%) SoapUI
13 18 (20.93%) JMeter
13 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
14 16 (18.60%) C#
15 15 (17.44%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (17.44%) QA
16 14 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (13.95%) Content Management
17 12 (13.95%) ISEB
18 11 (12.79%) HTML
19 10 (11.63%) Web Services

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (73.26%) Selenium
2 43 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 29 (33.72%) JUnit
4 28 (32.56%) TestNG
5 18 (20.93%) JMeter
5 18 (20.93%) SoapUI
6 15 (17.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
8 7 (8.14%) JIRA
9 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (5.81%) Maven
11 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
12 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
12 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
12 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
13 2 (2.33%) WinRunner
13 2 (2.33%) TestDirector
14 1 (1.16%) SilkTest
14 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
14 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Team Leader
2 24 (27.91%) Test Team Leader
3 23 (26.74%) Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) Test Analyst
4 22 (25.58%) Tester
5 12 (13.95%) Software Tester
5 12 (13.95%) Automation Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Automation Team Leader
8 7 (8.14%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Automated Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) Web Services
3 8 (9.30%) CSS
4 6 (6.98%) GWT
5 2 (2.33%) XSL
5 2 (2.33%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Client/Server
1 24 (27.91%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.33%) Replication
2 2 (2.33%) iPad
2 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) AIX
2 2 (2.33%) Solaris
2 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.33%) Android
2 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.84%) Test Management
3 29 (33.72%) Test Scripting
4 28 (32.56%) Manual Testing
5 25 (29.07%) Automated Testing
6 23 (26.74%) Software Testing
7 22 (25.58%) Mentoring
7 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
8 12 (13.95%) Content Management
9 10 (11.63%) User Stories
10 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.30%) SOA
11 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.14%) Scrum
12 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing
13 6 (6.98%) BDD
14 5 (5.81%) Performance Testing
14 5 (5.81%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (5.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) Java
2 23 (26.74%) SQL
3 16 (18.60%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.65%) C
6 2 (2.33%) VBScript
6 2 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
2 14 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (13.95%) ISEB
4 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (36.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.33%) Netcool
3 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.33%) Control-M
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) HP
2 3 (3.49%) Capita
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) Mitel
3 2 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.16%) Green Hat
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago