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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 153 154 173
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 36 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 0.92% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £28,750 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3046 3082 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.34% 78.38% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2477 2621 2365
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 12 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Winchester -19 8 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Fareham +19 5 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Farnborough - 2 £53,750 - 1
Basingstoke +13 1 £30,000 -22.58%
Andover - 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (49.02%) Selenium
3 39 (38.24%) Automated Testing
4 34 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 32 (31.37%) Manual Testing
6 30 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 29 (28.43%) C#
7 29 (28.43%) SQL
8 26 (25.49%) QA
8 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
9 24 (23.53%) Computer Science
10 23 (22.55%) Python
11 22 (21.57%) Windows
11 22 (21.57%) C
11 22 (21.57%) Test Management
11 22 (21.57%) Scrum
12 21 (20.59%) C++
12 21 (20.59%) Project Management
12 21 (20.59%) Test Strategy
13 20 (19.61%) Client/Server
13 20 (19.61%) N-Tier
13 20 (19.61%) QuickTest Pro
13 20 (19.61%) Test Scripting
14 19 (18.63%) HP Quality Center
14 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
14 19 (18.63%) .NET
15 18 (17.65%) ISEB
16 17 (16.67%) Java
16 17 (16.67%) Linux
17 16 (15.69%) UNIX

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Broadband
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 50 (49.02%) Selenium
2 20 (19.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
4 15 (14.71%) SoapUI
5 12 (11.76%) NUnit
6 11 (10.78%) JMeter
7 8 (7.84%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.84%) LoadUI
8 5 (4.90%) JUnit
8 5 (4.90%) TestNG
9 4 (3.92%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.92%) PyUnit
9 4 (3.92%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.96%) MSTest
11 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.98%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Electronics
2 4 (3.92%) Publishing
3 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
4 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Test Analyst
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 28 (27.45%) Software Engineer
3 24 (23.53%) Tester
4 21 (20.59%) Test Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) Graduate
5 16 (15.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Software Test Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Team Leader
6 11 (10.78%) Software Tester
7 9 (8.82%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (6.86%) Agile Test Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Automation Team Leader
10 4 (3.92%) QA Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Test Automation Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.90%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.61%) Client/Server
2 20 (19.61%) N-Tier
3 16 (15.69%) Mathematics
3 16 (15.69%) Algorithms
4 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.98%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Linux
3 16 (15.69%) UNIX
4 4 (3.92%) Android
4 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (38.24%) Automated Testing
3 34 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 32 (31.37%) Manual Testing
5 30 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
7 22 (21.57%) Scrum
7 22 (21.57%) Test Management
8 21 (20.59%) Test Strategy
8 21 (20.59%) Project Management
9 20 (19.61%) Test Scripting
10 16 (15.69%) Data Analysis
10 16 (15.69%) Content Management
11 14 (13.73%) Performance Testing
12 13 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (12.75%) Coaching
13 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
14 11 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (9.80%) SDLC
16 9 (8.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.43%) C#
1 29 (28.43%) SQL
2 23 (22.55%) Python
3 22 (21.57%) C
4 21 (20.59%) C++
5 17 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.94%) VB
7 3 (2.94%) VBA
8 2 (1.96%) Ruby
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.98%) Perl
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) ISEB
2 16 (15.69%) PhD
3 15 (14.71%) ISTQB
4 12 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.82%) Degree
6 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.49%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.88%) HP
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Annapurna
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Annapurna
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus scheme, Pension, Life assuranc
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago