Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 48 42
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 114 76 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 7.64% 5.76% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 6.48% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 104 71 59
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 1,395 1,173 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 93.44% 88.93% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,004 762
Basingstoke median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,625
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 91 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.47%) Selenium
3 38 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 36 (31.58%) Finance
5 32 (28.07%) C#
5 32 (28.07%) Degree
6 31 (27.19%) MySQL
7 30 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 28 (24.56%) OO
9 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 26 (22.81%) Scrum
11 25 (21.93%) MVC
11 25 (21.93%) Linux
12 24 (21.05%) Web Services
12 24 (21.05%) Test Strategy
12 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 24 (21.05%) RESTful
12 24 (21.05%) Open Source
13 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
14 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
15 21 (18.42%) SpecFlow
15 21 (18.42%) Backbone.js
15 21 (18.42%) React
15 21 (18.42%) SOAP
15 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
16 20 (17.54%) Tandem
16 20 (17.54%) Ruby
16 20 (17.54%) Ruby on Rails
16 20 (17.54%) Mobile App
16 20 (17.54%) Ember.js

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 15 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.39%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) Kentico
2 5 (4.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (4.39%) Umbraco
2 5 (4.39%) WordPress
3 3 (2.63%) Mendix
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) BrowserStack
2 4 (3.51%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) GitHub
4 2 (1.75%) NuGet
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) NFC
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) MySQL
2 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (39.47%) Selenium
2 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 21 (18.42%) SpecFlow
4 17 (14.91%) JIRA
5 13 (11.40%) Appium
6 12 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 12 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.89%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.02%) ReSharper
8 8 (7.02%) SonarQube
8 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.51%) TestNG
11 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.75%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.75%) NUnit
12 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.88%) Maven
13 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 36 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Developer
2 37 (32.46%) Tester
3 25 (21.93%) Test Engineer
4 23 (20.18%) Senior Tester
5 21 (18.42%) Software Tester
6 20 (17.54%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (14.91%) Analyst
8 14 (12.28%) Senior Test Engineer
9 13 (11.40%) Automation Tester
9 13 (11.40%) Senior Automation Tester
9 13 (11.40%) Senior Software Tester
9 13 (11.40%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (10.53%) Test Analyst
11 11 (9.65%) Senior Developer
12 10 (8.77%) C# Developer
12 10 (8.77%) Mobile Tester
12 10 (8.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 10 (8.77%) Selenium Tester
13 9 (7.89%) Android Tester
13 9 (7.89%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) RESTful
1 24 (21.05%) Web Services
2 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
3 21 (18.42%) Backbone.js
3 21 (18.42%) React
3 21 (18.42%) SOAP
4 20 (17.54%) Ember.js
4 20 (17.54%) jQuery
4 20 (17.54%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (15.79%) .NET
6 10 (8.77%) Gherkin
7 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.51%) REST
10 2 (1.75%) HTML
11 1 (0.88%) Node.js
11 1 (0.88%) Spring
11 1 (0.88%) Spring Batch
11 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Mobile App
1 20 (17.54%) Tandem
2 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.02%) User Experience
3 6 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.39%) FMCG
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.63%) Fintech
6 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.75%) Contactless
7 2 (1.75%) EMV
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 19 (16.67%) Android
2 19 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.39%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 30 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 28 (24.56%) OO
5 26 (22.81%) Scrum
6 25 (21.93%) MVC
7 24 (21.05%) Open Source
7 24 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 20 (17.54%) Manual Testing
8 20 (17.54%) Refactoring
9 18 (15.79%) BDD
9 18 (15.79%) Integration Testing
10 17 (14.91%) TDD
10 17 (14.91%) User Stories
11 16 (14.04%) Defect Management
12 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (11.40%) Scenario Testing
14 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.77%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.07%) C#
2 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.54%) Ruby
4 18 (15.79%) Java
5 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.89%) SQL
7 6 (5.26%) PHP
7 6 (5.26%) Python
8 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (28.07%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) ISEB
3 10 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.75%) IIBA
5 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.51%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.39%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) OutSystems
4 3 (2.63%) Splunk
5 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.75%) Cadence
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Progress
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO