Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 56 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 136 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 7.75% 4.00% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 4.57% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 106 45 34
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% -8.72%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £58,750 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -2.35%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,600 985 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 91.17% 87.48% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 877 791
Basingstoke median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -16.20%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 92 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (57.35%) .NET
3 74 (54.41%) Java
4 70 (51.47%) Test Strategy
5 63 (46.32%) Oracle
6 56 (41.18%) Software Delivery
7 55 (40.44%) Waterfall
8 52 (38.24%) QA
9 51 (37.50%) SAP
10 50 (36.76%) Degree
11 43 (31.62%) System Integration Testing
12 40 (29.41%) Selenium
13 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
14 35 (25.74%) JIRA
15 34 (25.00%) TIBCO
15 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 34 (25.00%) SDLC
16 32 (23.53%) Mentoring
16 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (22.79%) Scrum
18 29 (21.32%) C#
19 27 (19.85%) Linux
19 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
20 24 (17.65%) Configuration Management
20 24 (17.65%) Functional Testing
21 23 (16.91%) Non-Functional Testing
21 23 (16.91%) Continuous Delivery
21 23 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (16.91%) Finance
21 23 (16.91%) Software Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 22 (16.18%) Confluence
2 16 (11.76%) Apache
3 15 (11.03%) JBoss
3 15 (11.03%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) SAP ERP
1 4 (2.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.74%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.97%) GitHub
3 18 (13.24%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (11.76%) IaaS
4 16 (11.76%) PaaS
4 16 (11.76%) SaaS
5 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) LAN
1 1 (0.74%) MPLS
1 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.76%) MySQL
3 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (2.94%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (29.41%) Selenium
2 35 (25.74%) JIRA
3 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
4 22 (16.18%) Subversion
5 21 (15.44%) Jenkins
5 21 (15.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (15.44%) TeamCity
6 16 (11.76%) Gerrit
7 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (6.62%) TestPartner
9 8 (5.88%) SonarQube
9 8 (5.88%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.41%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.94%) Gatling
11 4 (2.94%) JMeter
11 4 (2.94%) NeoLoad
12 3 (2.21%) Bugzilla
12 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.21%) Trac
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Games
2 4 (2.94%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Analyst
2 39 (28.68%) Test Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (15.44%) Senior Test Analyst
5 20 (14.71%) Tester
6 18 (13.24%) Lead DevOps
7 13 (9.56%) Software Tester
8 12 (8.82%) QA Engineer
8 12 (8.82%) Test Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Developer
9 11 (8.09%) Test Manager
10 10 (7.35%) QA Analyst
10 10 (7.35%) QA Test Analyst
11 9 (6.62%) Senior QA Analyst
11 9 (6.62%) Senior QA Test Analyst
12 8 (5.88%) Development Manager
12 8 (5.88%) Senior Tester
13 7 (5.15%) Automation Tester
13 7 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (5.15%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (57.35%) .NET
2 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.88%) SOAP
4 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (3.68%) jQuery
4 5 (3.68%) React
4 5 (3.68%) RESTful
4 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 4 (2.94%) Backbone.js
5 4 (2.94%) Classic ASP
5 4 (2.94%) Ember.js
5 4 (2.94%) Redux
5 4 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.94%) Vue.js
6 3 (2.21%) CSS
6 3 (2.21%) J2EE
6 3 (2.21%) REST
6 3 (2.21%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.94%) Tandem
4 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Windows
3 4 (2.94%) Android
3 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (51.47%) Test Strategy
3 56 (41.18%) Software Delivery
4 55 (40.44%) Waterfall
5 43 (31.62%) System Integration Testing
6 34 (25.00%) SDLC
7 32 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 31 (22.79%) Scrum
9 24 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 24 (17.65%) Functional Testing
10 23 (16.91%) Acceptance Criteria
10 23 (16.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (16.91%) Non-Functional Testing
10 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
11 22 (16.18%) Manual Testing
12 21 (15.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (15.44%) Integration Testing
13 19 (13.97%) DevOps
14 18 (13.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.41%) Java
2 29 (21.32%) C#
3 16 (11.76%) SQL
4 8 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.88%) Python
5 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.68%) Ruby
6 4 (2.94%) ABAP
6 4 (2.94%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (36.76%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (38.24%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Postfix
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) Ansible
1 18 (13.24%) Puppet
2 3 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.74%) Marathon
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (46.32%) Oracle
2 51 (37.50%) SAP
3 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 34 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 18 (13.24%) ServiceNow
6 15 (11.03%) Pega
6 15 (11.03%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) VMware