Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 32 58
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 65 136 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.96% 7.70% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 8.43% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 106 46
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +1.91%
10th Percentile £29,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £69,375 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%

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 1,223 1,614 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 93.29% 91.39% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1,207 861
Basingstoke median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £67,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (55.38%) Test Scripting
2 28 (43.08%) Software Testing
3 26 (40.00%) C#
4 25 (38.46%) QA
5 23 (35.38%) ISTQB
5 23 (35.38%) Python
5 23 (35.38%) Defect Management
6 21 (32.31%) Degree
7 18 (27.69%) SQL
8 15 (23.08%) SOAP
8 15 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 14 (21.54%) Java
9 14 (21.54%) SDLC
10 13 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (20.00%) Test Management
10 13 (20.00%) JIRA
11 12 (18.46%) Selenium
11 12 (18.46%) Integration Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Web Services
11 12 (18.46%) ISEB
11 12 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
12 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
12 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (16.92%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Client/Server
13 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 10 (15.38%) Games

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 9 (13.85%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Azure
2 3 (4.62%) IaaS
3 2 (3.08%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) 4G
2 1 (1.54%) LTE
2 1 (1.54%) NFC
2 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) VLAN
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) JIRA
2 12 (18.46%) Selenium
3 10 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
4 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.62%) ReSharper
7 3 (4.62%) SonarQube
7 3 (4.62%) Subversion
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.08%) MSTest
8 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.08%) Ranorex
8 2 (3.08%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.54%) GitLab
9 1 (1.54%) GoCD
General
1 10 (15.38%) Games
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Billing
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Greek Language
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
1 27 (41.54%) Test Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Python Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Java Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Java Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Python Developer
5 11 (16.92%) QA Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior C# Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Java Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Python Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Test Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.92%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) SOAP
2 12 (18.46%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.15%) Backbone.js
3 4 (6.15%) Ember.js
3 4 (6.15%) jQuery
3 4 (6.15%) React
3 4 (6.15%) RESTful
3 4 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.54%) HTML
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Tandem
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Contactless
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) EMV
6 1 (1.54%) iSeries
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) VMS
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (55.38%) Test Scripting
2 28 (43.08%) Software Testing
3 23 (35.38%) Defect Management
4 15 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 14 (21.54%) SDLC
6 13 (20.00%) Test Management
7 12 (18.46%) Integration Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (16.92%) Exploratory Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
9 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (15.38%) DevOps
10 9 (13.85%) BDD
10 9 (13.85%) Regression Testing
10 9 (13.85%) TDD
11 8 (12.31%) Machine Learning
11 8 (12.31%) OO
11 8 (12.31%) Release Management
11 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) C#
2 23 (35.38%) Python
3 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 14 (21.54%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.31%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) ISTQB
2 21 (32.31%) Degree
3 13 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (18.46%) ISEB
5 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) CCNA
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.08%) RHCE
9 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) vCloud
1 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Terraform
2 3 (4.62%) vRealize
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.54%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk