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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 126 156 166
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 63 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.63% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.76% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58 19 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
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
3074 2639 3288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.70% 79.39% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 2163 2802
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Winchester +29 30 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Southampton +5 11 £32,500 -31.57% 5
Basingstoke +5 10 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Andover - 7 £34,500 - 1
Petersfield - 3 £32,500 -
Eastleigh - 1 £26,500 -
Hook - 1 £22,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 86 (72.27%) Selenium
2 77 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (63.03%) WebDriver
4 53 (44.54%) Automated Testing
5 51 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 51 (42.86%) Test Management
6 42 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
6 42 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 38 (31.93%) C#
8 37 (31.09%) Java
8 37 (31.09%) JUnit
8 37 (31.09%) Windows
9 36 (30.25%) TestNG
10 35 (29.41%) HP
10 35 (29.41%) Unit Testing
11 32 (26.89%) JMeter
11 32 (26.89%) N-Tier
11 32 (26.89%) Client/Server
11 32 (26.89%) SoapUI
12 31 (26.05%) Software Testing
13 30 (25.21%) ISTQB
14 28 (23.53%) Test Scripting
15 26 (21.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (21.01%) SQL
17 23 (19.33%) ISEB
18 16 (13.45%) QA
19 15 (12.61%) Project Management
20 14 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
20 14 (11.76%) User Stories
21 13 (10.92%) UNIX

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
1 1 (0.84%) MGCP
1 1 (0.84%) RTP
1 1 (0.84%) SS7
1 1 (0.84%) Megaco
1 1 (0.84%) ISUP
1 1 (0.84%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) MS Access
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 86 (72.27%) Selenium
2 75 (63.03%) WebDriver
3 37 (31.09%) JUnit
4 36 (30.25%) TestNG
5 32 (26.89%) JMeter
5 32 (26.89%) SoapUI
6 14 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (8.40%) JIRA
8 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.20%) Maven
10 4 (3.36%) NUnit
10 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.52%) PyUnit
11 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.68%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (1.68%) SilkTest
12 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.84%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Electronics
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) Team Leader
2 39 (32.77%) Test Team Leader
3 30 (25.21%) Tester
4 24 (20.17%) Analyst
4 24 (20.17%) Test Analyst
5 19 (15.97%) Senior Tester
6 11 (9.24%) Software Tester
7 10 (8.40%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Automation Team Leader
7 10 (8.40%) Test Leader
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Software Tester
9 8 (6.72%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Test Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Graduate
11 6 (5.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (4.20%) Automated Tester
12 5 (4.20%) Test Automation Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Test Manager
13 4 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) Web Services
1 11 (9.24%) HTML
2 7 (5.88%) CSS
3 4 (3.36%) .NET
4 3 (2.52%) XSL
4 3 (2.52%) J2ME
5 1 (0.84%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Client/Server
1 32 (26.89%) N-Tier
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.04%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.04%) Replication
4 6 (5.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.52%) iPad
5 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.09%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) UNIX
3 6 (5.04%) Android
3 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.04%) AIX
3 6 (5.04%) Solaris
3 6 (5.04%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.54%) Automated Testing
3 51 (42.86%) Test Management
3 51 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 42 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 35 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 31 (26.05%) Software Testing
7 28 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 15 (12.61%) Project Management
9 14 (11.76%) User Stories
10 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.24%) Regression Testing
12 10 (8.40%) Test Strategy
13 8 (6.72%) Scrum
13 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
14 7 (5.88%) Content Management
14 7 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
14 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (5.04%) Test Planning
15 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.93%) C#
2 37 (31.09%) Java
3 25 (21.01%) SQL
4 11 (9.24%) Python
5 10 (8.40%) C
5 10 (8.40%) C++
6 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) ISTQB
2 26 (21.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (19.33%) ISEB
4 6 (5.04%) PhD
4 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.36%) Degree
6 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 42 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.04%) Control-M
3 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.84%) Netcool
3 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) HP
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) Capita
5 1 (0.84%) Huawei
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco
5 1 (0.84%) Nortel
5 1 (0.84%) Citrix
5 1 (0.84%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.84%) Veritas
5 1 (0.84%) McAfee
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £29,947 - £35,704, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33950 - £35733 per annum + Pension, 28 days hol, Medical
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 8 days ago