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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 109 163 174
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 77 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.09% 1.18% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.43% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 18
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3156 3280 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.83% 82.35% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 2612 2673
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +5 34 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Southampton +15 10 £35,000 -41.66% 4
Fareham - 4 £42,000 - 1
Portsmouth +22 3 £90,000 +140.00%
Alton - 2 £25,000 -
Aldershot -11 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Andover - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £60,000 - 3
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 84 (73.04%) Selenium
2 83 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (53.91%) C#
4 55 (47.83%) WebDriver
5 45 (39.13%) Automated Testing
6 43 (37.39%) Unit Testing
6 43 (37.39%) JMeter
7 37 (32.17%) Manual Testing
8 34 (29.57%) Software Testing
9 33 (28.70%) HP UFT
10 32 (27.83%) NUnit
11 29 (25.22%) SQL
12 28 (24.35%) QA
12 28 (24.35%) SoapUI
13 26 (22.61%) Windows
14 25 (21.74%) Client/Server
14 25 (21.74%) N-Tier
14 25 (21.74%) Test Scripting
14 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
15 24 (20.87%) Test Strategy
15 24 (20.87%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (20.00%) Mentoring
16 23 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (20.00%) Python
17 22 (19.13%) Performance Testing
18 19 (16.52%) Test Management
19 17 (14.78%) TDD
19 17 (14.78%) Software Engineering
19 17 (14.78%) Coaching
20 16 (13.91%) NSubstitute

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.61%) JBoss
1 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) ATM
2 1 (0.87%) Broadband
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 84 (73.04%) Selenium
2 55 (47.83%) WebDriver
3 43 (37.39%) JMeter
4 33 (28.70%) HP UFT
5 32 (27.83%) NUnit
6 28 (24.35%) SoapUI
7 16 (13.91%) NSubstitute
8 14 (12.17%) MSTest
8 14 (12.17%) SpecFlow
9 12 (10.43%) JUnit
10 11 (9.57%) Jenkins
11 9 (7.83%) TestNG
12 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
12 7 (6.09%) Cucumber
13 6 (5.22%) eggPlant
13 6 (5.22%) Subversion
14 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.61%) SilkTest
14 3 (2.61%) LoadUI
15 2 (1.74%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Publishing
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.61%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Games
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (29.57%) Test Team Leader
1 34 (29.57%) Team Leader
2 22 (19.13%) Automation Team Leader
3 18 (15.65%) Test Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Developer
5 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Test Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Tester
8 9 (7.83%) Graduate
8 9 (7.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Tester
10 5 (4.35%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.48%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) .NET
2 5 (4.35%) Web Services
3 4 (3.48%) HTML
4 2 (1.74%) XML
5 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.87%) JSON
5 1 (0.87%) RESTful
5 1 (0.87%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Client/Server
1 25 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.83%) Mathematics
3 9 (7.83%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Xbox
6 1 (0.87%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.61%) Windows
2 15 (13.04%) UNIX
3 10 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 43 (37.39%) Unit Testing
4 37 (32.17%) Manual Testing
5 34 (29.57%) Software Testing
6 25 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 24 (20.87%) Test Strategy
7 24 (20.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 22 (19.13%) Performance Testing
10 19 (16.52%) Test Management
11 17 (14.78%) Coaching
11 17 (14.78%) Software Engineering
11 17 (14.78%) TDD
12 16 (13.91%) Project Management
12 16 (13.91%) Security Testing
13 15 (13.04%) Content Management
14 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (9.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.91%) C#
2 29 (25.22%) SQL
3 23 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (13.91%) C
5 15 (13.04%) Java
6 10 (8.70%) C++
7 7 (6.09%) Perl
7 7 (6.09%) PHP
7 7 (6.09%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.87%) VBScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 23 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.43%) ISEB
5 9 (7.83%) PhD
6 4 (3.48%) Degree
7 1 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.35%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) HP
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.61%) Telerik
4 1 (0.87%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
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