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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 53 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.81% 2.16% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.51% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 36 67 54
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
2499 2831 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.38% 86.10% 83.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2056 2497 2735
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £62,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Fareham +8 19 £38,250 +17.69% 2
Southampton +14 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Portsmouth +11 7 £34,000 +23.63%
Farnborough - 5 £57,500 -
Winchester -11 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Andover - 1 £40,000 -
Alton - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 99 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (56.59%) Selenium
3 53 (41.09%) Java
4 50 (38.76%) Manual Testing
5 41 (31.78%) Automated Testing
6 39 (30.23%) ISTQB
7 38 (29.46%) Software Testing
7 38 (29.46%) C#
7 38 (29.46%) HP UFT
8 36 (27.91%) TDD
8 36 (27.91%) JIRA
9 33 (25.58%) Degree
10 30 (23.26%) Python
11 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (22.48%) Security Cleared
12 28 (21.71%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (21.71%) Integration Testing
13 27 (20.93%) SDLC
14 26 (20.16%) System Integration Testing
14 26 (20.16%) Scrum
15 25 (19.38%) Regression Testing
15 25 (19.38%) Web Services
15 25 (19.38%) SOA
15 25 (19.38%) Test Planning
16 24 (18.60%) Test Scripting
16 24 (18.60%) ITIL
17 23 (17.83%) HP
17 23 (17.83%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (17.83%) Performance Testing
17 23 (17.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 10 (7.75%) Confluence
1 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.20%) CMS
3 7 (5.43%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.83%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (12.40%) SaaS
3 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.43%) IaaS
5 7 (5.43%) PaaS
6 3 (2.33%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.28%) ATM
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
1 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
1 6 (4.65%) Sqoop
2 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (56.59%) Selenium
2 38 (29.46%) HP UFT
3 36 (27.91%) JIRA
4 18 (13.95%) JMeter
5 17 (13.18%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (10.85%) WATIR
7 13 (10.08%) JUnit
7 13 (10.08%) WebDriver
8 12 (9.30%) SoapUI
8 12 (9.30%) Visual Studio
9 11 (8.53%) Robot Framework
10 10 (7.75%) Cucumber
11 9 (6.98%) Bugzilla
11 9 (6.98%) Ranorex
11 9 (6.98%) Testopia
12 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
13 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (4.65%) JIRA Agile
14 6 (4.65%) LoadRunner
14 6 (4.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (13.18%) Manufacturing
2 16 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.08%) Finance
4 7 (5.43%) Electronics
5 6 (4.65%) Marketing
6 4 (3.10%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.33%) Publishing
8 2 (1.55%) Law
8 2 (1.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) Test Engineer
3 21 (16.28%) Integration Engineer
4 20 (15.50%) Test Manager
5 15 (11.63%) Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Verification Engineer
6 14 (10.85%) Test Analyst
7 12 (9.30%) Tester
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.53%) Test Automation Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Verification Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Software Tester
9 8 (6.20%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Head of Testing
10 7 (5.43%) QA Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) Web Services
2 10 (7.75%) REST
3 9 (6.98%) HTML
4 8 (6.20%) .NET
5 7 (5.43%) CSS
6 6 (4.65%) SOAP
6 6 (4.65%) XML
7 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.88%) JMS
7 5 (3.88%) JSON
8 4 (3.10%) Ajax
8 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (3.10%) jQuery
8 4 (3.10%) RESTful
8 4 (3.10%) XSL
9 3 (2.33%) Node.js
9 3 (2.33%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.78%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Client/Server
1 8 (6.20%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.10%) Blog
4 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.10%) Wiki
5 2 (1.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.73%) Windows
2 11 (8.53%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.65%) Unix
5 4 (3.10%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.76%) Manual Testing
3 41 (31.78%) Automated Testing
4 38 (29.46%) Software Testing
5 36 (27.91%) TDD
6 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (21.71%) Integration Testing
8 27 (20.93%) SDLC
9 26 (20.16%) Scrum
9 26 (20.16%) System Integration Testing
10 25 (19.38%) Regression Testing
10 25 (19.38%) SOA
10 25 (19.38%) Test Planning
11 24 (18.60%) ITIL
11 24 (18.60%) Test Scripting
12 23 (17.83%) Performance Testing
13 22 (17.05%) BDD
14 21 (16.28%) Test Management
15 20 (15.50%) Business Transformation
16 19 (14.73%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.09%) Java
2 38 (29.46%) C#
3 30 (23.26%) Python
4 18 (13.95%) C++
5 17 (13.18%) Perl
6 15 (11.63%) SQL
7 12 (9.30%) C
8 11 (8.53%) Ruby
9 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.65%) Tcl
11 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (30.23%) ISTQB
2 33 (25.58%) Degree
3 29 (22.48%) Security Cleared
4 23 (17.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (11.63%) ISEB
6 14 (10.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (21.71%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.83%) HP
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.85%) Telerik
4 13 (10.08%) SAP
5 9 (6.98%) Remedy
6 7 (5.43%) Oracle
6 7 (5.43%) VMware
7 6 (4.65%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.10%) IBM
9 3 (2.33%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.55%) ATG
10 2 (1.55%) Capita
10 2 (1.55%) Infor
10 2 (1.55%) Sage
10 2 (1.55%) T-Plan
11 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.78%) webMethods
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 10 days ago