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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 64 69 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 16 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.10% 1.73% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.09% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
620 719 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.26% 82.74% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 501 642 651
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (41.67%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (33.33%) Ruby
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) Kindle
7 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (25.00%) nginx
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (25.00%) Open Source
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) Selenium
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Change Management
7 6 (25.00%) Apache
7 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
7 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) NUnit
5 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.33%) RSpec
6 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (8.33%) Grunt
6 2 (8.33%) Bower
6 2 (8.33%) gulp
7 1 (4.17%) Moq
7 1 (4.17%) JMeter
7 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
1 5 (20.83%) WCF
1 5 (20.83%) RESTful
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Kindle
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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