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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 150 167 179
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 44 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.10% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.61% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 21
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £44,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
3212 3119 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.16% 77.34% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2642 2703
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 £42,500 - 3
Aldershot 0 7 £45,000 -
Basingstoke -5 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Petersfield - 2 £32,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £37,500 -
Farnborough -4 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Southampton -5 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (76.54%) Selenium
2 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (49.38%) Java
4 33 (40.74%) WebDriver
5 30 (37.04%) Windows
6 29 (35.80%) Test Management
7 27 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (32.10%) Test Scripting
9 25 (30.86%) JUnit
10 24 (29.63%) TestNG
10 24 (29.63%) Software Testing
11 22 (27.16%) Manual Testing
12 20 (24.69%) Automated Testing
12 20 (24.69%) Client/Server
12 20 (24.69%) N-Tier
13 18 (22.22%) SQL
13 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
14 17 (20.99%) QA
15 16 (19.75%) HP
15 16 (19.75%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (18.52%) ISTQB
17 14 (17.28%) JMeter
17 14 (17.28%) SoapUI
18 12 (14.81%) Content Management
19 11 (13.58%) ISEB
19 11 (13.58%) C#
20 10 (12.35%) User Stories
20 10 (12.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 9 (11.11%) SOA
21 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Big Data
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (76.54%) Selenium
2 33 (40.74%) WebDriver
3 25 (30.86%) JUnit
4 24 (29.63%) TestNG
5 16 (19.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (17.28%) JMeter
6 14 (17.28%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.17%) Maven
7 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.94%) JIRA
9 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.47%) WinRunner
10 2 (2.47%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.23%) Calabash
11 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Tester
1 25 (30.86%) Analyst
1 25 (30.86%) Test Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 18 (22.22%) Test Team Leader
3 16 (19.75%) Automation Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 8 (9.88%) Automation Team Leader
6 8 (9.88%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Sales Executive
8 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Sales Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Automated Tester
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) HTML
2 7 (8.64%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) GWT
4 5 (6.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) J2ME
5 2 (2.47%) XSL
6 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Client/Server
1 20 (24.69%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.47%) Replication
2 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.47%) iPad
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.47%) AIX
2 2 (2.47%) Solaris
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.47%) Android
2 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Test Management
3 26 (32.10%) Test Scripting
4 24 (29.63%) Software Testing
5 22 (27.16%) Manual Testing
6 20 (24.69%) Automated Testing
7 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 12 (14.81%) Content Management
9 10 (12.35%) User Stories
10 9 (11.11%) SOA
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.88%) Scrum
11 8 (9.88%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.41%) TDD
12 6 (7.41%) BDD
13 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
14 4 (4.94%) Quality Management
14 4 (4.94%) Business Development
14 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
15 3 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) C#
4 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.41%) C
5 6 (7.41%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) Perl
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) ISTQB
2 11 (13.58%) ISEB
3 10 (12.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.47%) Netcool
3 2 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.47%) Control-M
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) HP
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Avaya
3 2 (2.47%) Mitel
4 1 (1.23%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.23%) Capita
4 1 (1.23%) Veritas
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Private Health Care, Pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago