The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 156 178 173
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 36 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.91% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 15
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3069 3027 3063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.44% 76.89% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2453 2563 2615
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +25 18 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Aldershot +2 8 £45,000 -
Basingstoke -8 3 £51,500 +14.44%
Fareham - 2 £28,750 -
Portsmouth - 2 £37,500 -
Farnborough +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Southampton +1 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 58 (77.33%) Selenium
2 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) Java
3 26 (34.67%) Windows
4 25 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
6 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
7 21 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (26.67%) Test Management
8 20 (26.67%) JUnit
9 19 (25.33%) TestNG
10 18 (24.00%) QA
11 16 (21.33%) SQL
11 16 (21.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (20.00%) N-Tier
12 15 (20.00%) Client/Server
13 14 (18.67%) Automated Testing
13 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
13 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
14 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
15 12 (16.00%) SOA
16 11 (14.67%) ISEB
16 11 (14.67%) Content Management
16 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.67%) User Stories
16 11 (14.67%) Automation Testing
17 10 (13.33%) HP
18 9 (12.00%) JMeter
18 9 (12.00%) SoapUI
19 8 (10.67%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
1 3 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (77.33%) Selenium
2 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
3 20 (26.67%) JUnit
4 19 (25.33%) TestNG
5 16 (21.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (12.00%) JMeter
6 9 (12.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.00%) Maven
7 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.00%) PHPUnit
9 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.67%) WinRunner
10 2 (2.67%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.67%) JIRA
11 1 (1.33%) Subversion
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.33%) Hudson
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Analyst
1 26 (34.67%) Test Analyst
2 24 (32.00%) Tester
3 19 (25.33%) Automation Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Team Leader
5 12 (16.00%) Test Team Leader
6 9 (12.00%) Automation Tester
7 8 (10.67%) Software Tester
8 7 (9.33%) Automation Team Leader
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Tester
10 4 (5.33%) Sales Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Sales Executive
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.00%) Testing Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Automated Tester
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
1 6 (8.00%) GWT
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) XSL
4 2 (2.67%) J2ME
5 1 (1.33%) WinForms
5 1 (1.33%) .NET
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 15 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.67%) iPad
2 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.67%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
4 20 (26.67%) Test Management
5 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
5 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
5 14 (18.67%) Automated Testing
6 12 (16.00%) SOA
7 11 (14.67%) Content Management
7 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.67%) User Stories
7 11 (14.67%) Automation Testing
8 8 (10.67%) BDD
8 8 (10.67%) Scrum
9 7 (9.33%) TDD
10 5 (6.67%) Quality Management
11 4 (5.33%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.33%) Business Development
12 3 (4.00%) Security Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) C
3 8 (10.67%) C#
3 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) Python
5 5 (6.67%) Perl
6 4 (5.33%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.67%) ISEB
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.67%) Netcool
3 2 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.33%) Control-M
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) HP
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Avaya
3 2 (2.67%) Mitel
4 1 (1.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.33%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix
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