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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 149 178 161
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.97% 0.24% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.31% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 19
Average salary £37,500 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3263 2936 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.84% 77.61% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2382 2878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +13 12 £38,750 - 3
Winchester - 10 £30,000 - 1
Southampton +2 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Aldershot - 5 £50,000 -
Fareham - 3 £35,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £37,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) QA
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
5 13 (26.53%) SQL
5 13 (26.53%) ISEB
6 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.41%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
7 10 (20.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (20.41%) C
8 9 (18.37%) Test Management
9 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.29%) C#
10 7 (14.29%) Linux
10 7 (14.29%) HTML
10 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
11 6 (12.24%) BDD
11 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Content Management
11 6 (12.24%) Python
11 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
11 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
11 6 (12.24%) C++
11 6 (12.24%) Perl
11 6 (12.24%) Quality Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.20%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.16%) JIRA
6 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.12%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.12%) Calabash
7 2 (4.08%) Hudson
7 2 (4.08%) WiX
7 2 (4.08%) JBehave
7 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (4.08%) WinRunner
7 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.04%) Ant
8 1 (2.04%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) Behat
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Tester
2 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Automation Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Software Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Sales Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Sales Executive
7 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Testing Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) XSL
4 2 (4.08%) WinForms
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) J2ME
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.16%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Manual Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Test Management
6 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Content Management
7 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 5 (10.20%) Web Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.16%) User Stories
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) Business Development
9 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (12.24%) Python
6 6 (12.24%) C++
6 6 (12.24%) Perl
7 5 (10.20%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) ISEB
2 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.08%) Netcool
3 2 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
Hampshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Comprehensive beneifts package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Winchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 25 days ago