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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 44 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.65% 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £34,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
236 301 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.39% 88.53% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 207 277 315
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
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 22 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Logistics
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (40.00%) JMeter
4 4 (40.00%) Zephyr
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA Agile

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) Zephyr
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 2 (20.00%) Decision Table
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Infor
2 2 (20.00%) Sage
2 2 (20.00%) T-Plan
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle