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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 134 162 174
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 53 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.42% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.83% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 7
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
3013 3114 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.99% 80.80% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2512 2582 2506
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Southampton +7 20 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Winchester -10 13 £32,500 -3.70%
Fareham +10 6 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Eastleigh - 5 £26,500 -
Andover - 3 £37,000 -
Basingstoke +8 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (55.17%) Selenium
3 47 (40.52%) Automated Testing
4 39 (33.62%) Manual Testing
5 38 (32.76%) C#
6 36 (31.03%) Software Testing
6 36 (31.03%) Mentoring
7 34 (29.31%) WebDriver
8 33 (28.45%) SQL
9 32 (27.59%) Test Management
10 31 (26.72%) HP Quality Center
11 30 (25.86%) Windows
12 28 (24.14%) Client/Server
12 28 (24.14%) N-Tier
13 25 (21.55%) QuickTest Pro
14 24 (20.69%) ISEB
14 24 (20.69%) QA
14 24 (20.69%) Software Engineering
15 23 (19.83%) Computer Science
15 23 (19.83%) Test Scripting
15 23 (19.83%) Project Management
16 21 (18.10%) Python
16 21 (18.10%) C++
16 21 (18.10%) C
16 21 (18.10%) SoapUI
17 20 (17.24%) UNIX
18 19 (16.38%) Scrum
19 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
19 18 (15.52%) Java
20 17 (14.66%) Content Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) MGCP
1 1 (0.86%) RTP
1 1 (0.86%) SS7
1 1 (0.86%) Megaco
1 1 (0.86%) ISUP
1 1 (0.86%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 64 (55.17%) Selenium
2 34 (29.31%) WebDriver
3 25 (21.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (18.10%) SoapUI
5 15 (12.93%) JMeter
6 12 (10.34%) JUnit
6 12 (10.34%) TestNG
7 8 (6.90%) NUnit
8 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
8 6 (5.17%) LoadUI
9 4 (3.45%) PyUnit
10 3 (2.59%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.59%) JIRA
11 2 (1.72%) MSTest
12 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.86%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.86%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Electronics
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Tester
2 32 (27.59%) Analyst
2 32 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 28 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 20 (17.24%) Team Leader
5 18 (15.52%) Test Engineer
6 16 (13.79%) Software Tester
6 16 (13.79%) Graduate
6 16 (13.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Test Team Leader
7 13 (11.21%) Senior Tester
8 11 (9.48%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Tester
12 4 (3.45%) Test Automation Analyst
13 3 (2.59%) Automated Tester
13 3 (2.59%) Automation Test Analyst
13 3 (2.59%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) .NET
2 5 (4.31%) HTML
3 3 (2.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) XSL
4 1 (0.86%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Client/Server
1 28 (24.14%) N-Tier
2 23 (19.83%) Computer Science
3 16 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 16 (13.79%) Algorithms
4 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.86%) IPTV
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) UNIX
3 16 (13.79%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Android
4 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.59%) AIX
5 3 (2.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (40.52%) Automated Testing
3 39 (33.62%) Manual Testing
4 36 (31.03%) Software Testing
4 36 (31.03%) Mentoring
5 32 (27.59%) Test Management
6 24 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 23 (19.83%) Project Management
7 23 (19.83%) Test Scripting
8 19 (16.38%) Scrum
9 17 (14.66%) Content Management
10 16 (13.79%) Data Analysis
10 16 (13.79%) Test Strategy
11 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.76%) User Stories
13 9 (7.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.76%) Coaching
14 8 (6.90%) Regression Testing
14 8 (6.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) C#
2 33 (28.45%) SQL
3 21 (18.10%) C
3 21 (18.10%) C++
3 21 (18.10%) Python
4 18 (15.52%) Java
5 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.45%) VBA
7 2 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) ISEB
2 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.79%) PhD
4 15 (12.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 31 (26.72%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) HP
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) Huawei
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) Nortel
5 1 (0.86%) Ericsson
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago