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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 104 122 160
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 86 71 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.48% 1.99% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.29% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80 65 35
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
2989 3107 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 86.11% 86.91% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2528 2695
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Winchester +10 28 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Aldershot - 17 £80,000 -
Basingstoke - 12 £33,500 -
Southampton -8 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Farnborough +8 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Havant - 2 £30,750 -
Portsmouth +1 1 £27,500 -69.44%
Fareham -16 1 £55,000 +25.00% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 137 (77.84%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (77.27%) Selenium
3 117 (66.48%) C#
4 81 (46.02%) WebDriver
5 77 (43.75%) Windows
6 67 (38.07%) HP UFT
7 65 (36.93%) Unit Testing
8 63 (35.80%) Test Scripting
9 58 (32.95%) SQL
10 55 (31.25%) ISTQB
11 49 (27.84%) NUnit
12 47 (26.70%) JMeter
13 41 (23.30%) Mentoring
14 40 (22.73%) SDLC
14 40 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
14 40 (22.73%) Automated Testing
15 39 (22.16%) Test Strategy
16 37 (21.02%) SpecFlow
16 37 (21.02%) Software Testing
17 36 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
17 36 (20.45%) Waterfall
17 36 (20.45%) Client/Server
17 36 (20.45%) N-Tier
18 35 (19.89%) Finance
18 35 (19.89%) SoapUI
19 34 (19.32%) Defect Management
20 32 (18.18%) Java
21 31 (17.61%) CMS
21 31 (17.61%) Content Management
22 30 (17.05%) QA

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 31 (17.61%) CMS
2 3 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) ATM
1 2 (1.14%) VLAN
1 2 (1.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.70%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 136 (77.27%) Selenium
2 81 (46.02%) WebDriver
3 67 (38.07%) HP UFT
4 49 (27.84%) NUnit
5 47 (26.70%) JMeter
6 37 (21.02%) SpecFlow
7 35 (19.89%) SoapUI
8 29 (16.48%) Bugzilla
8 29 (16.48%) MSTest
9 27 (15.34%) Ranorex
10 26 (14.77%) JUnit
10 26 (14.77%) Testopia
11 22 (12.50%) TestNG
12 16 (9.09%) Visual Studio
13 12 (6.82%) JIRA
13 12 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (5.68%) Cucumber
15 8 (4.55%) Subversion
16 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
17 5 (2.84%) NSubstitute
General
1 35 (19.89%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.11%) Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Publishing
7 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.70%) Electronics
7 3 (1.70%) Marketing
8 2 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 43 (24.43%) Automation Test Lead
2 43 (24.43%) Developer
3 36 (20.45%) Test Manager
4 31 (17.61%) Test Automation Developer
5 26 (14.77%) Analyst
5 26 (14.77%) Test Analyst
6 23 (13.07%) Test Automation Manager
7 22 (12.50%) Tester
8 19 (10.80%) Head of Testing
9 17 (9.66%) Automation Team Leader
9 17 (9.66%) Team Leader
9 17 (9.66%) Test Team Leader
10 13 (7.39%) Developer in Test
11 12 (6.82%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.55%) Software Analyst
12 8 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
13 7 (3.98%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (3.98%) C# Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.50%) .NET
2 13 (7.39%) XML
3 7 (3.98%) SOAP
4 6 (3.41%) REST
5 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.84%) JSON
6 3 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.70%) Apache Camel
6 3 (1.70%) Apache CXF
6 3 (1.70%) JAX-WS
6 3 (1.70%) JPA
6 3 (1.70%) Spring
6 3 (1.70%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.70%) WSDL
6 3 (1.70%) XSD
6 3 (1.70%) XSLT
7 2 (1.14%) Ajax
7 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) Client/Server
1 36 (20.45%) N-Tier
2 22 (12.50%) Social Media
3 12 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.84%) Replication
5 4 (2.27%) Fintech
5 4 (2.27%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.70%) Clustering
6 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (5.11%) Unix
3 5 (2.84%) AIX
3 5 (2.84%) Linux
3 5 (2.84%) Solaris
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (77.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.93%) Unit Testing
3 63 (35.80%) Test Scripting
4 41 (23.30%) Mentoring
5 40 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 40 (22.73%) SDLC
6 39 (22.16%) Test Strategy
7 37 (21.02%) Software Testing
8 36 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (20.45%) Waterfall
9 34 (19.32%) Defect Management
10 31 (17.61%) Content Management
11 30 (17.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 29 (16.48%) TDD
13 28 (15.91%) V-Model
14 26 (14.77%) Regression Testing
14 26 (14.77%) RUP
15 25 (14.20%) Risk Analysis
15 25 (14.20%) Test Planning
16 23 (13.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 117 (66.48%) C#
2 58 (32.95%) SQL
3 32 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.14%) C
5 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 28 (15.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 22 (12.50%) ISEB
4 15 (8.52%) Degree
5 14 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.05%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 8 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.84%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.84%) VMware
3 4 (2.27%) HP
4 3 (1.70%) ATG
4 3 (1.70%) hybris
4 3 (1.70%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Telelogic
6 1 (0.57%) Capita
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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