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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 73 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £35,250 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,425 £45,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £58,300 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
707 759 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.50% 83.13% 72.21%
Number of salaries quoted 577 648 529
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) OO
3 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Java
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (48.00%) Ruby
5 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) C#
6 11 (44.00%) UNIX
6 11 (44.00%) OOD
7 10 (40.00%) Oracle
7 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 10 (40.00%) Python
7 10 (40.00%) RSpec
7 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (32.00%) Subversion
8 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (28.00%) BDD
9 7 (28.00%) CakePHP
9 7 (28.00%) PHP
9 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 6 (24.00%) SOAP
10 6 (24.00%) Apache
10 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
10 6 (24.00%) Symfony
10 6 (24.00%) RESTful

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (24.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (40.00%) RSpec
2 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (32.00%) Subversion
3 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (16.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) GCC
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) Clang
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (24.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
1 7 (28.00%) CakePHP
2 6 (24.00%) RESTful
2 6 (24.00%) CSS3
2 6 (24.00%) Laravel
2 6 (24.00%) SOAP
2 6 (24.00%) Symfony
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 5 (20.00%) SVG
3 5 (20.00%) Sass
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) STL
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (4.00%) QML
5 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Kindle
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) OO
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) OOD
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
8 1 (4.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Ruby
3 11 (44.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) Python
4 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (28.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) zsh
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Google
2 5 (20.00%) Appcelerator
2 5 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
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