The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 25 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.67% 2.13% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 2.56% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,500 £50,000
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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 702 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.96% 83.08% 77.55%
Number of salaries quoted 499 623 650
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Southampton

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 18 (50.00%) MVC
3 18 (50.00%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) NUnit
3 18 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 18 (50.00%) WCF
3 18 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (50.00%) RESTful
3 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
5 15 (41.67%) Selenium
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.00%) Grunt
6 9 (25.00%) Bower
6 9 (25.00%) gulp
7 8 (22.22%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) Web Development
7 8 (22.22%) Network Security

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) Apache
1 6 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) NUnit
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
3 15 (41.67%) Selenium
4 9 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (25.00%) Grunt
4 9 (25.00%) Bower
4 9 (25.00%) gulp
5 7 (19.44%) Moq
5 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
6 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.78%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
1 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (50.00%) WCF
1 18 (50.00%) RESTful
1 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 18 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) Web Development
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Change Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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