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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 62 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.67% 1.79% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.27% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 4
Average salary £30,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
636 617 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.85% 79.00% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 552 583 650
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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%) PHP
3 14 (42.42%) OO
3 14 (42.42%) OOD
3 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (33.33%) CSS3
6 10 (30.30%) Sass
6 10 (30.30%) Facebook
6 10 (30.30%) HTML5 Canvas
6 10 (30.30%) SVG
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) CakePHP
7 9 (27.27%) Selenium
7 9 (27.27%) Symfony
7 9 (27.27%) TDD
7 9 (27.27%) SOAP
7 9 (27.27%) Apache
7 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Laravel
7 9 (27.27%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
8 8 (24.24%) User Stories
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
9 7 (21.21%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Subversion
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
3 9 (27.27%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (15.15%) Ant
5 5 (15.15%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) Behat
6 4 (12.12%) Grunt
7 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 2 (6.06%) GCC
8 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.03%) JIRA
9 1 (3.03%) NUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Web Developer
3 9 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
3 9 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 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%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) CSS3
3 10 (30.30%) Sass
3 10 (30.30%) HTML5 Canvas
3 10 (30.30%) SVG
3 10 (30.30%) CakePHP
4 9 (27.27%) Symfony
4 9 (27.27%) SOAP
4 9 (27.27%) Laravel
4 9 (27.27%) RESTful
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) LAMP
7 6 (18.18%) Gherkin
7 6 (18.18%) Apache Flex
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) YUI
8 5 (15.15%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (15.15%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) Backbone.js
9 4 (12.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Mashup
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Social Media
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 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%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
5 8 (24.24%) User Stories
6 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.21%) System Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) BDD
7 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Graceful Degradation
8 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) SEO
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%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) zsh
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Facebook
2 6 (18.18%) Appcelerator
2 6 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago