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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 128 160 172
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 59 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.54% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.46% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 10 21
Average salary £32,500 £42,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.30% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
3067 2598 3242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.97% 79.52% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 2133 2701
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Southampton +28 25 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Winchester - 20 £42,500 - 1
Eastleigh - 7 £26,500 -
Andover - 6 £35,125 -
Basingstoke -4 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Fareham -7 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 £22,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (58.12%) Selenium
3 55 (47.01%) WebDriver
4 46 (39.32%) Test Management
4 46 (39.32%) Manual Testing
4 46 (39.32%) Automated Testing
5 39 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 38 (32.48%) C#
7 34 (29.06%) HP Quality Center
8 31 (26.50%) Windows
9 29 (24.79%) Software Testing
10 28 (23.93%) Client/Server
10 28 (23.93%) N-Tier
11 26 (22.22%) HP
11 26 (22.22%) ISTQB
12 25 (21.37%) ISEB
12 25 (21.37%) SQL
13 24 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 23 (19.66%) SoapUI
14 23 (19.66%) JMeter
14 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
15 22 (18.80%) TestNG
15 22 (18.80%) JUnit
16 21 (17.95%) Test Scripting
17 20 (17.09%) QA
17 20 (17.09%) Java
18 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
18 18 (15.38%) Project Management
18 18 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
19 16 (13.68%) UNIX

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) MGCP
1 1 (0.85%) RTP
1 1 (0.85%) SS7
1 1 (0.85%) Megaco
1 1 (0.85%) ISUP
1 1 (0.85%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 68 (58.12%) Selenium
2 55 (47.01%) WebDriver
3 23 (19.66%) SoapUI
3 23 (19.66%) JMeter
4 22 (18.80%) TestNG
4 22 (18.80%) JUnit
5 18 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (8.55%) JIRA
7 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.42%) NUnit
9 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.56%) PyUnit
9 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.56%) Maven
10 2 (1.71%) SilkTest
10 2 (1.71%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.85%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Electronics
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Billing
3 2 (1.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 29 (24.79%) Tester
3 28 (23.93%) Test Team Leader
4 25 (21.37%) Analyst
4 25 (21.37%) Test Analyst
5 20 (17.09%) Software Engineer
6 19 (16.24%) Senior Tester
7 14 (11.97%) Software Tester
8 11 (9.40%) Test Leader
8 11 (9.40%) Test Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Graduate
10 9 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
11 6 (5.13%) Test Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (3.42%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Test Automation Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) .NET
2 9 (7.69%) HTML
3 8 (6.84%) Web Services
4 6 (5.13%) CSS
5 3 (2.56%) XSL
5 3 (2.56%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Client/Server
1 28 (23.93%) N-Tier
2 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.55%) Algorithms
4 10 (8.55%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.27%) Replication
6 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.50%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) UNIX
3 10 (8.55%) Linux
4 6 (5.13%) Android
4 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.27%) AIX
5 5 (4.27%) Solaris
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Test Management
2 46 (39.32%) Manual Testing
2 46 (39.32%) Automated Testing
3 39 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 29 (24.79%) Software Testing
5 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
6 21 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 18 (15.38%) Project Management
8 11 (9.40%) Test Strategy
9 10 (8.55%) Regression Testing
9 10 (8.55%) Data Analysis
9 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
10 9 (7.69%) Scrum
11 8 (6.84%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Coaching
12 7 (5.98%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) C#
2 25 (21.37%) SQL
3 20 (17.09%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) Python
4 14 (11.97%) C++
4 14 (11.97%) C
5 4 (3.42%) VBA
6 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.71%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 25 (21.37%) ISEB
3 24 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (8.55%) PhD
5 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) Degree
7 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 34 (29.06%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) HP
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) Capita
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) Nortel
5 1 (0.85%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.85%) Huawei
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum BONUS, 25 days holiday, Pension, Pri
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 10 days ago