Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 55 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.79% 4.36% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 5.10% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 28
Basingstoke median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +21.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £47,875
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

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 968 882 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 84.25% 85.55% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 874 797 597
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,544
90th Percentile £68,925 £61,250 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.80%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) Selenium
3 29 (52.73%) MySQL
3 29 (52.73%) Software Testing
4 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
5 22 (40.00%) JIRA
5 22 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 21 (38.18%) Trac
6 21 (38.18%) Issue Tracking
6 21 (38.18%) Degree
6 21 (38.18%) Bugzilla
6 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
7 15 (27.27%) Java
8 13 (23.64%) QA
8 13 (23.64%) WebDriver
9 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 9 (16.36%) C#
10 9 (16.36%) PHP
10 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
11 8 (14.55%) TDD
12 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.73%) REST
12 7 (12.73%) ISEB
12 7 (12.73%) Appium
13 6 (10.91%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (10.91%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (10.91%) Continuous Deployment

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 3 (5.45%) Apache
1 3 (5.45%) nginx
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) MySQL
2 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
3 22 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (72.73%) Selenium
2 22 (40.00%) JIRA
3 21 (38.18%) Bugzilla
3 21 (38.18%) Trac
4 13 (23.64%) WebDriver
5 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (12.73%) Appium
7 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.09%) TestNG
8 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.64%) JMeter
10 2 (3.64%) JUnit
11 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Games
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Automation Tester
1 31 (56.36%) Tester
2 22 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Manual Tester
3 9 (16.36%) QA Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Lead Tester
4 7 (12.73%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Automation Test Lead
5 6 (10.91%) Implementation Specialist
5 6 (10.91%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) REST
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
4 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) WSDL
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) MFC
6 1 (1.82%) WCF
6 1 (1.82%) XHTML
6 1 (1.82%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Software Testing
3 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
3 21 (38.18%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
5 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
6 8 (14.55%) TDD
7 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.91%) API Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.91%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Workflow
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.45%) BDD
10 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) PHP
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) Groovy
5 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) ISEB
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (10.91%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (5.45%) iptables
2 3 (5.45%) Xen
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HAProxy
1 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) VMware