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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 59 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.80% 1.01% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.24% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 21
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +69.23%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
524 645 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 85.90% 81.44% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 475 605 668
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 4 (33.33%) API Development
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) WATIR
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Node.js
1 4 (33.33%) RESTful
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) API Development
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Microservices
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ATG
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik