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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 98 134 173
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 90 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.65% 1.66% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.95% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83 57 29
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
2880 3136 3321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.86% 85.52% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2515 2552 2735
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 £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +29 33 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Basingstoke - 16 £42,500 - 1
Aldershot - 11 £80,000 -
Farnborough +3 4 £37,500 -30.23% 2
Southampton -6 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Fareham -10 4 £32,500 -15.03%
Havant - 2 £30,750 -
Portsmouth -2 1 £27,500 -69.44%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 131 (74.86%) Selenium
2 128 (73.14%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (69.14%) C#
4 88 (50.29%) WebDriver
5 80 (45.71%) Windows
6 72 (41.14%) Unit Testing
7 66 (37.71%) Test Scripting
8 61 (34.86%) SQL
9 60 (34.29%) HP UFT
10 51 (29.14%) NUnit
11 50 (28.57%) ISTQB
12 48 (27.43%) JMeter
13 47 (26.86%) Automated Testing
14 44 (25.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (23.43%) Mentoring
16 39 (22.29%) Finance
17 38 (21.71%) SoapUI
17 38 (21.71%) Software Testing
18 37 (21.14%) SpecFlow
19 35 (20.00%) Client/Server
19 35 (20.00%) N-Tier
20 32 (18.29%) Test Strategy
20 32 (18.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
21 31 (17.71%) SDLC
21 31 (17.71%) Waterfall
21 31 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
21 31 (17.71%) MSTest
21 31 (17.71%) CMS
22 30 (17.14%) Content Management
22 30 (17.14%) JUnit

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 (17.71%) CMS
2 3 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.29%) MS Office
2 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) VLAN
1 2 (1.14%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 131 (74.86%) Selenium
2 88 (50.29%) WebDriver
3 60 (34.29%) HP UFT
4 51 (29.14%) NUnit
5 48 (27.43%) JMeter
6 38 (21.71%) SoapUI
7 37 (21.14%) SpecFlow
8 31 (17.71%) MSTest
9 30 (17.14%) JUnit
10 26 (14.86%) TestNG
11 24 (13.71%) Bugzilla
12 21 (12.00%) Ranorex
12 21 (12.00%) Testopia
13 15 (8.57%) Visual Studio
14 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (6.29%) JIRA
16 9 (5.14%) Cucumber
17 8 (4.57%) Subversion
18 6 (3.43%) Jenkins
18 6 (3.43%) NSubstitute
General
1 39 (22.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.14%) Banking
4 8 (4.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.43%) Publishing
5 6 (3.43%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Electronics
6 3 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (30.29%) Test Leader
2 49 (28.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 42 (24.00%) Developer
4 37 (21.14%) Test Manager
5 32 (18.29%) Test Automation Developer
6 27 (15.43%) Test Automation Manager
7 26 (14.86%) Analyst
7 26 (14.86%) Test Analyst
8 19 (10.86%) Automation Team Leader
8 19 (10.86%) Team Leader
8 19 (10.86%) Test Team Leader
8 19 (10.86%) Tester
9 16 (9.14%) Test Engineer
10 12 (6.86%) Developer in Test
10 12 (6.86%) Head of Testing
11 7 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Software Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.86%) .NET
2 13 (7.43%) XML
3 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.29%) HTML
3 4 (2.29%) JSON
3 4 (2.29%) REST
3 4 (2.29%) SOAP
4 3 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.71%) Apache Camel
4 3 (1.71%) Apache CXF
4 3 (1.71%) JAX-WS
4 3 (1.71%) JPA
4 3 (1.71%) Spring
4 3 (1.71%) Spring MVC
4 3 (1.71%) WSDL
4 3 (1.71%) XSD
4 3 (1.71%) XSLT
5 2 (1.14%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) CSS
6 1 (0.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 35 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 26 (14.86%) Social Media
3 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.86%) Replication
5 4 (2.29%) Fintech
5 4 (2.29%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.71%) Clustering
6 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 80 (45.71%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) Unix
3 5 (2.86%) AIX
3 5 (2.86%) Linux
3 5 (2.86%) Solaris
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (73.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.14%) Unit Testing
3 66 (37.71%) Test Scripting
4 47 (26.86%) Automated Testing
5 44 (25.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 41 (23.43%) Mentoring
7 38 (21.71%) Software Testing
8 32 (18.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 32 (18.29%) Test Strategy
9 31 (17.71%) SDLC
9 31 (17.71%) Waterfall
10 30 (17.14%) Content Management
11 29 (16.57%) Defect Management
12 28 (16.00%) TDD
13 21 (12.00%) Manual Testing
13 21 (12.00%) V-Model
14 20 (11.43%) Performance Testing
15 19 (10.86%) Regression Testing
15 19 (10.86%) RUP
15 19 (10.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 121 (69.14%) C#
2 61 (34.86%) SQL
3 26 (14.86%) Java
4 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.14%) C
5 2 (1.14%) Groovy
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 22 (12.57%) ISEB
3 20 (11.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (7.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (6.86%) Degree
6 7 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.43%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Hyper-V
1 9 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.86%) VMware
3 4 (2.29%) HP
4 3 (1.71%) ATG
4 3 (1.71%) hybris
4 3 (1.71%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Telelogic
6 1 (0.57%) Capita
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago