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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 70 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.50% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £38,000 - £53,750
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 - £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 - £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
354 245 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 88.50% 73.80% 72.54%
Number of salaries quoted 307 223 216
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft