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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 68 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.36% 1.57% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.06% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
686 630 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.90% 76.18% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 609 602 694
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) CSS
1 16 (48.48%) Subversion
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 15 (45.45%) PHP
3 14 (42.42%) OO
3 14 (42.42%) OOD
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) SVG
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
5 11 (33.33%) CSS3
5 11 (33.33%) Facebook
5 11 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (33.33%) Sass
6 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) SOAP
7 9 (27.27%) Apache
7 9 (27.27%) Selenium
7 9 (27.27%) Symfony
7 9 (27.27%) CakePHP
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) Laravel
7 9 (27.27%) RESTful
7 9 (27.27%) User Stories
7 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
8 8 (24.24%) System Testing
8 8 (24.24%) BDD
8 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 9 (27.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Subversion
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (27.27%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (18.18%) Behat
4 6 (18.18%) Maven
4 6 (18.18%) Ant
5 5 (15.15%) Grunt
6 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.06%) GCC
7 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) NUnit
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Web Developer
3 9 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 9 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) SVG
2 11 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
2 11 (33.33%) CSS3
2 11 (33.33%) Sass
3 9 (27.27%) SOAP
3 9 (27.27%) Symfony
3 9 (27.27%) CakePHP
3 9 (27.27%) Laravel
3 9 (27.27%) RESTful
4 8 (24.24%) LAMP
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) Gherkin
6 6 (18.18%) Apache Flex
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) YUI
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.15%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mashup
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) OO
1 14 (42.42%) OOD
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (27.27%) User Stories
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 8 (24.24%) System Testing
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) SEO
8 5 (15.15%) Graceful Degradation
8 5 (15.15%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) PHP
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) zsh
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Facebook
2 6 (18.18%) Appcelerator
2 6 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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