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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 78 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.54% 1.28% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,425 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £41,300 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
643 806 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.54% 85.65% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 595 651 664
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
3 21 (50.00%) C#
4 20 (47.62%) .NET
5 19 (45.24%) NUnit
5 19 (45.24%) Selenium
5 19 (45.24%) Manual Testing
6 18 (42.86%) WCF
6 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 18 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (42.86%) RESTful
6 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 18 (42.86%) MVC
6 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 17 (40.48%) CSS
7 17 (40.48%) HTML
7 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
7 17 (40.48%) Grunt
7 17 (40.48%) Bower
8 12 (28.57%) BDD
9 10 (23.81%) HTML5
9 10 (23.81%) Web Development
9 10 (23.81%) Network Security
9 10 (23.81%) gulp
9 10 (23.81%) Jasmine
9 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
10 8 (19.05%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Network Security
2 5 (11.90%) Extranet
2 5 (11.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (45.24%) NUnit
2 19 (45.24%) Selenium
3 18 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 17 (40.48%) Bower
4 17 (40.48%) Grunt
5 10 (23.81%) gulp
5 10 (23.81%) Jasmine
6 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
6 8 (19.05%) Moq
7 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 6 (14.29%) JMeter
9 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
9 5 (11.90%) JUnit
10 3 (7.14%) Gatling
11 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
11 2 (4.76%) Subversion
11 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.90%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Tester
7 5 (11.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (11.90%) Junior
7 5 (11.90%) Junior Penetration Tester
7 5 (11.90%) Junior Software Tester
7 5 (11.90%) Junior Tester
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 18 (42.86%) RESTful
2 18 (42.86%) WCF
3 17 (40.48%) CSS
3 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.81%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (11.90%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) AIX
1 5 (11.90%) CentOS
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Solaris
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Manual Testing
3 18 (42.86%) MVC
4 12 (28.57%) BDD
5 10 (23.81%) Web Development
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (11.90%) Coaching
8 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.90%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) Usability Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
10 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) IBM
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago