The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 65 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.45% 0.77% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.04% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
697 676 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.24% 74.45% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 613 633 657
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Hampshire

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 29 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) CSS
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) PHP
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) Subversion
4 12 (37.50%) QA
4 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (34.38%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) LAMP
5 11 (34.38%) OO
5 11 (34.38%) OOD
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
8 8 (25.00%) HTML5 Canvas
8 8 (25.00%) User Stories
8 8 (25.00%) Sass
8 8 (25.00%) Facebook
8 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (25.00%) jQuery
8 8 (25.00%) System Testing
8 8 (25.00%) CSS3
8 8 (25.00%) Selenium
8 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Subversion
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 7 (21.88%) Maven
3 7 (21.88%) Ant
3 7 (21.88%) Behat
4 6 (18.75%) Grunt
5 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) NUnit
7 1 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.13%) Hudson
7 1 (3.13%) GCC
General
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Web Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) PHP Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (15.63%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Verification Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) CSS
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) LAMP
4 8 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.00%) SVG
4 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 8 (25.00%) CSS3
4 8 (25.00%) Sass
4 8 (25.00%) HTML5 Canvas
5 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
6 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
6 6 (18.75%) YUI
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) SOAP
7 5 (15.63%) Symfony
7 5 (15.63%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) Mashup
4 3 (9.38%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) OO
1 11 (34.38%) OOD
1 11 (34.38%) BDD
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) System Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (25.00%) User Stories
5 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
6 6 (18.75%) SEO
6 6 (18.75%) Progressive Enhancement
6 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Graceful Degradation
7 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) PHP
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) zsh
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Appcelerator
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Annual bonus + Excellent Pension and benef
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Attractive Salary & Benefits Package
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