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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 75 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 1.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.72% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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
657 755 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.38% 83.15% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 501 659 612
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (72.73%) Ruby
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
4 14 (63.64%) Java
4 14 (63.64%) Cucumber
5 13 (59.09%) BDD
5 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
5 13 (59.09%) C#
5 13 (59.09%) OO
5 13 (59.09%) Python
5 13 (59.09%) Scrum
6 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 11 (50.00%) Oracle
7 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
7 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 10 (45.45%) ISO 9001
7 10 (45.45%) Kindle
7 10 (45.45%) RSpec
7 10 (45.45%) Open Source
8 7 (31.82%) OOD
9 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
10 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (22.73%) Change Management
10 5 (22.73%) Apache
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
3 10 (45.45%) RSpec
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Kindle
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
1 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (59.09%) BDD
2 13 (59.09%) OO
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) OOD
5 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Ruby
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
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