The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fareham 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire / Fareham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 46 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 3.23% 4.21% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 4.59% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.81% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,850
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 Fareham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Fareham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 193 283 223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 88.94% 91.59% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 172 265 170
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,335 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fareham 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 Fareham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Fareham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Fareham.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Fareham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Fareham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Fareham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Fareham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Fareham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Strategy
3 18 (62.07%) Selenium
4 13 (44.83%) Test Planning
5 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
5 10 (34.48%) HP UFT
6 9 (31.03%) HP
6 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
6 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
7 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) Validation
8 7 (24.14%) WATIR
8 7 (24.14%) JIRA
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) JUnit
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
9 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
10 5 (17.24%) IntelliJ
10 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
10 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
10 5 (17.24%) JMeter
10 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 5 (17.24%) System Testing
10 5 (17.24%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (13.79%) Scenario Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fareham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) G Suite
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) HP UFT
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 7 (24.14%) JUnit
3 7 (24.14%) WATIR
4 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
4 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
4 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
5 5 (17.24%) IntelliJ
5 5 (17.24%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (17.24%) JMeter
5 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.45%) Gatling
7 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (3.45%) TestRail
7 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Test Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Test Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Test Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) System Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Strategy
3 13 (44.83%) Test Planning
4 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) System Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Test Management
10 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.90%) ERP
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Telerik
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) SAP