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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.41% 3.97% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 4.73% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 2
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £34,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 482 444 408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 81.83% 83.93% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 414 376 348
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (80.77%) Degree
3 35 (67.31%) Selenium
4 26 (50.00%) MySQL
5 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
6 23 (44.23%) Java
7 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
7 21 (40.38%) Bugzilla
7 21 (40.38%) JIRA
7 21 (40.38%) Software Testing
7 21 (40.38%) Trac
7 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
7 21 (40.38%) Issue Tracking
8 17 (32.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
8 17 (32.69%) Test Scripting
9 16 (30.77%) QA
10 15 (28.85%) C#
11 13 (25.00%) SQL
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (25.00%) Web Services
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (19.23%) .NET
13 9 (17.31%) HTML
13 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
13 9 (17.31%) CSS
13 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
13 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
14 8 (15.38%) ISTQB

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 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) MySQL
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (67.31%) Selenium
2 21 (40.38%) Bugzilla
2 21 (40.38%) JIRA
2 21 (40.38%) Trac
3 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.69%) Appium
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.69%) TestNG
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Tester
2 21 (40.38%) Software Tester
3 13 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 12 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (19.23%) Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (7.69%) Lead Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Software Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Test Automation Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
2 21 (40.38%) Issue Tracking
2 21 (40.38%) Software Testing
3 17 (32.69%) Test Scripting
4 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
5 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (9.62%) API Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (80.77%) Degree
2 17 (32.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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