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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 49 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.63% 1.06% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.19% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £36,500 £90,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-59.44% +140.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
290 336 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.06% 88.65% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 280 284 269
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) HDFS
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Maximo
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle