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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 98 151 157
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 92 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.76% 1.11% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.33% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82 35 35
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2797 3081 3419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.87% 83.20% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2444 2513 2901
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,777
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +45 36 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Basingstoke +5 14 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Southampton +3 8 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Fareham -2 8 £32,500 +6.55%
Farnborough -12 8 £36,000 -22.16%
Eastleigh - 2 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 116 (71.60%) Selenium
2 111 (68.52%) C#
3 107 (66.05%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (48.77%) Windows
5 77 (47.53%) WebDriver
6 72 (44.44%) Test Scripting
7 66 (40.74%) Unit Testing
8 64 (39.51%) SQL
9 59 (36.42%) HP UFT
10 52 (32.10%) Automated Testing
11 48 (29.63%) SoapUI
12 42 (25.93%) NUnit
13 40 (24.69%) ISTQB
13 40 (24.69%) Mentoring
14 39 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 39 (24.07%) JMeter
15 38 (23.46%) Finance
16 36 (22.22%) Client/Server
16 36 (22.22%) N-Tier
16 36 (22.22%) SpecFlow
17 33 (20.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 33 (20.37%) Software Testing
18 31 (19.14%) CMS
19 30 (18.52%) Content Management
19 30 (18.52%) Waterfall
19 30 (18.52%) MSTest
19 30 (18.52%) QA
20 29 (17.90%) Defect Management
20 29 (17.90%) SDLC
20 29 (17.90%) JUnit

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 31 (19.14%) CMS
2 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) MS Office
2 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) VLAN
1 2 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 116 (71.60%) Selenium
2 77 (47.53%) WebDriver
3 59 (36.42%) HP UFT
4 48 (29.63%) SoapUI
5 42 (25.93%) NUnit
6 39 (24.07%) JMeter
7 36 (22.22%) SpecFlow
8 30 (18.52%) MSTest
9 29 (17.90%) JUnit
10 24 (14.81%) TestNG
11 22 (13.58%) Bugzilla
12 19 (11.73%) Ranorex
12 19 (11.73%) Testopia
13 12 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (7.41%) Visual Studio
14 10 (6.17%) Cucumber
14 10 (6.17%) JIRA
15 7 (4.32%) Subversion
16 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
17 4 (2.47%) Maven
General
1 38 (23.46%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.56%) Banking
4 8 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.70%) Publishing
5 6 (3.70%) Retail
6 4 (2.47%) Electronics
6 4 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Test Leader
2 40 (24.69%) Developer
3 38 (23.46%) Automation Test Lead
4 37 (22.84%) Test Manager
5 32 (19.75%) Test Automation Developer
6 27 (16.67%) Analyst
6 27 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 25 (15.43%) Test Automation Manager
7 25 (15.43%) Test Engineer
8 19 (11.73%) Tester
9 12 (7.41%) Automation Team Leader
9 12 (7.41%) Team Leader
9 12 (7.41%) Test Team Leader
10 11 (6.79%) Developer in Test
11 8 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.32%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Software Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) Software Test Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.67%) .NET
2 13 (8.02%) XML
3 7 (4.32%) HTML
4 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.47%) JSON
5 3 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.85%) Apache Camel
5 3 (1.85%) Apache CXF
5 3 (1.85%) DCOM
5 3 (1.85%) JAX-WS
5 3 (1.85%) JPA
5 3 (1.85%) Spring
5 3 (1.85%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.85%) Web Services
5 3 (1.85%) WSDL
5 3 (1.85%) XSD
5 3 (1.85%) XSLT
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 36 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 24 (14.81%) Social Media
3 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.47%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.85%) Clustering
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 79 (48.77%) Windows
2 5 (3.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Unix
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (66.05%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 66 (40.74%) Unit Testing
4 52 (32.10%) Automated Testing
5 40 (24.69%) Mentoring
6 39 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (20.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 33 (20.37%) Software Testing
8 30 (18.52%) Content Management
8 30 (18.52%) Waterfall
9 29 (17.90%) Defect Management
9 29 (17.90%) SDLC
10 27 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 27 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 24 (14.81%) TDD
12 23 (14.20%) Test Strategy
13 21 (12.96%) Performance Testing
14 17 (10.49%) Scrum
15 14 (8.64%) Functional Testing
16 13 (8.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 111 (68.52%) C#
2 64 (39.51%) SQL
3 23 (14.20%) Java
4 11 (6.79%) Groovy
5 4 (2.47%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.85%) C
7 1 (0.62%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (24.69%) ISTQB
2 20 (12.35%) ISEB
3 15 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (6.17%) Degree
4 10 (6.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.52%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) SDET
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (14.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.56%) SAP
3 7 (4.32%) HP
4 5 (3.09%) VMware
5 4 (2.47%) Capita
6 3 (1.85%) ATG
6 3 (1.85%) Citrix
6 3 (1.85%) hybris
7 2 (1.23%) Telelogic
7 2 (1.23%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.62%) Telerik
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