The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 76 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.16% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.97% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
523 618 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.15% 86.68% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 421 565 549
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 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Southampton region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Southampton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Test Automation
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 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) System Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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