The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Test Automation
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
282 230 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 84.68% 76.92% 66.06%
Number of salaries quoted 267 211 134
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Test Automation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft