The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.99% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
349 334 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 86.60% 83.08% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 297 249 302
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Portsmouth region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WATIR
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) WATIR
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate
1 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft