Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 43 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 132 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 8.10% 5.09% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 5.78% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 102 59 44
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -1.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £29,850
90th Percentile £73,750 £52,750 £54,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% -

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 1,501 1,004 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 92.14% 88.15% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 912 809
Basingstoke median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,975 £60,450
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 89 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (47.73%) .NET
3 59 (44.70%) Test Strategy
4 56 (42.42%) Java
5 50 (37.88%) Oracle
6 45 (34.09%) Software Delivery
7 42 (31.82%) Selenium
8 41 (31.06%) QA
8 41 (31.06%) Degree
9 40 (30.30%) Microsoft
10 39 (29.55%) Waterfall
11 37 (28.03%) SQL Server
12 35 (26.52%) C#
12 35 (26.52%) System Integration Testing
13 34 (25.76%) Mentoring
13 34 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (25.00%) JIRA
14 33 (25.00%) Scrum
15 32 (24.24%) SAP
16 30 (22.73%) Software Testing
16 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
17 29 (21.97%) Linux
18 27 (20.45%) SDLC
19 26 (19.70%) Finance
19 26 (19.70%) Manual Testing
20 23 (17.42%) Integration Testing
21 22 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
22 21 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
23 20 (15.15%) TIBCO

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 20 (15.15%) Confluence
2 13 (9.85%) Apache
3 12 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (9.09%) JBoss
3 12 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.30%) CMS
5 4 (3.03%) Kentico
5 4 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.03%) WordPress
6 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.76%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.64%) GitHub
3 16 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (10.61%) SaaS
5 13 (9.85%) IaaS
5 13 (9.85%) PaaS
6 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) LAN
1 1 (0.76%) MPLS
1 1 (0.76%) WAN
1 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.15%) MySQL
3 8 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (31.82%) Selenium
2 33 (25.00%) JIRA
3 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 20 (15.15%) Subversion
5 19 (14.39%) Jenkins
6 18 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (13.64%) TeamCity
7 16 (12.12%) SpecFlow
8 13 (9.85%) Gerrit
9 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (5.30%) SonarQube
11 6 (4.55%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.55%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.79%) TestPartner
13 4 (3.03%) Gatling
13 4 (3.03%) JMeter
13 4 (3.03%) NeoLoad
13 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (1.52%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Games
2 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Analyst
2 32 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Tester
4 20 (15.15%) Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Lead DevOps
6 14 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) Senior Test Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) Software Tester
6 14 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (7.58%) QA Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Test Leader
9 8 (6.06%) Automation Tester
9 8 (6.06%) Development Manager
9 8 (6.06%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 8 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Tester
10 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (47.73%) .NET
2 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
2 13 (9.85%) Web Services
3 12 (9.09%) SOAP
4 10 (7.58%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.58%) React
5 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (6.82%) Backbone.js
5 9 (6.82%) jQuery
5 9 (6.82%) RESTful
6 8 (6.06%) Ember.js
6 8 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.03%) Classic ASP
8 4 (3.03%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.03%) Redux
8 4 (3.03%) Vue.js
9 3 (2.27%) CSS
9 3 (2.27%) HTML
9 3 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Tandem
4 5 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.03%) FMCG
5 4 (3.03%) User Experience
6 3 (2.27%) Fintech
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Linux
2 19 (14.39%) Windows
3 9 (6.82%) Android
3 9 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (44.70%) Test Strategy
3 45 (34.09%) Software Delivery
4 39 (29.55%) Waterfall
5 35 (26.52%) System Integration Testing
6 34 (25.76%) Mentoring
7 33 (25.00%) Scrum
8 30 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 27 (20.45%) SDLC
10 26 (19.70%) Manual Testing
11 23 (17.42%) Integration Testing
12 22 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
13 21 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (13.64%) DevOps
14 18 (13.64%) MVC
15 17 (12.88%) Kanban
15 17 (12.88%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (12.12%) ITIL
16 16 (12.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.42%) Java
2 35 (26.52%) C#
3 18 (13.64%) SQL
4 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.06%) Python
6 8 (6.06%) Ruby
7 4 (3.03%) PHP
7 4 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (31.06%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (31.06%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.61%) Docker
2 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Ansible
1 16 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.76%) Marathon
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) Oracle
2 40 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 32 (24.24%) SAP
4 20 (15.15%) TIBCO
5 16 (12.12%) ServiceNow
5 16 (12.12%) Sitecore
6 12 (9.09%) Pega
7 4 (3.03%) VMware
8 3 (2.27%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.52%) Cadence
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat