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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 117 156 176
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 75 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.09% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.20% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 36 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
3069 3155 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.46% 79.83% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2492 2528 2663
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Winchester +4 30 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Southampton +16 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Portsmouth +23 4 £90,000 +140.00%
Fareham +23 3 £44,000 +53.04% 1
Aldershot -6 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Farnborough -27 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Andover - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £60,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 86 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (72.88%) Selenium
2 57 (48.31%) C#
3 51 (43.22%) Automated Testing
4 47 (39.83%) WebDriver
5 43 (36.44%) Manual Testing
6 42 (35.59%) Software Testing
7 33 (27.97%) Unit Testing
8 32 (27.12%) JMeter
9 30 (25.42%) SQL
10 29 (24.58%) QA
10 29 (24.58%) ISTQB
11 28 (23.73%) HP UFT
11 28 (23.73%) Test Strategy
12 27 (22.88%) Windows
12 27 (22.88%) NUnit
13 26 (22.03%) Test Scripting
13 26 (22.03%) Python
13 26 (22.03%) Client/Server
13 26 (22.03%) N-Tier
14 25 (21.19%) Mentoring
15 24 (20.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (19.49%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (18.64%) SoapUI
18 21 (17.80%) Performance Testing
18 21 (17.80%) Content Management
19 20 (16.95%) Test Management
20 19 (16.10%) C
21 18 (15.25%) Java
21 18 (15.25%) HP Quality Center

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.69%) JBoss
1 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) ATM
2 1 (0.85%) Broadband
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (72.88%) Selenium
2 47 (39.83%) WebDriver
3 32 (27.12%) JMeter
4 28 (23.73%) HP UFT
5 27 (22.88%) NUnit
6 22 (18.64%) SoapUI
7 16 (13.56%) NSubstitute
8 12 (10.17%) SpecFlow
9 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
10 8 (6.78%) JUnit
10 8 (6.78%) MSTest
11 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
11 7 (5.93%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.93%) LoadUI
12 6 (5.08%) eggPlant
12 6 (5.08%) TestNG
12 6 (5.08%) Subversion
13 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
14 3 (2.54%) SilkTest
15 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Publishing
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Test Team Leader
1 31 (26.27%) Team Leader
2 22 (18.64%) Automation Team Leader
3 19 (16.10%) Test Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Tester
4 17 (14.41%) Software Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Analyst
5 16 (13.56%) Test Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Graduate
6 11 (9.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Software Tester
8 8 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.39%) QA Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.24%) HTML
3 3 (2.54%) Web Services
4 2 (1.69%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) JSON
5 1 (0.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Client/Server
1 26 (22.03%) N-Tier
2 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.32%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.32%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Windows
2 17 (14.41%) UNIX
3 12 (10.17%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.22%) Automated Testing
3 43 (36.44%) Manual Testing
4 42 (35.59%) Software Testing
5 33 (27.97%) Unit Testing
6 28 (23.73%) Test Strategy
7 26 (22.03%) Test Scripting
8 25 (21.19%) Mentoring
9 23 (19.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (17.80%) Performance Testing
10 21 (17.80%) Content Management
11 20 (16.95%) Test Management
12 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
12 17 (14.41%) Scrum
12 17 (14.41%) Project Management
13 16 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (13.56%) Security Testing
13 16 (13.56%) Coaching
14 15 (12.71%) TDD
15 11 (9.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) C#
2 30 (25.42%) SQL
3 26 (22.03%) Python
4 19 (16.10%) C
5 18 (15.25%) Java
6 13 (11.02%) C++
7 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.93%) Perl
7 7 (5.93%) PHP
7 7 (5.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (24.58%) ISTQB
2 24 (20.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (11.02%) ISEB
4 11 (9.32%) PhD
4 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.24%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.58%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) HP
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.69%) Telerik
4 1 (0.85%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
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