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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 76 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.16% 2.91% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 3.35% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 6
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
523 627 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.15% 86.96% 85.09%
Number of salaries quoted 421 574 549
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) NSubstitute
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) NSubstitute
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB