The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 37 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 16 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 5.10% 2.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 2.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 0
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Farnborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 287 281 158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 91.40% 79.60% 74.53%
Number of salaries quoted 231 236 139
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Farnborough

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Farnborough.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Farnborough

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Farnborough over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Farnborough

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) .NET
4 16 (50.00%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) QA
5 14 (43.75%) DevOps
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) SaaS
9 8 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.88%) Python
10 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.88%) WinForms
10 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
10 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.88%) Selenium
10 7 (21.88%) WPF
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) PaaS
10 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
10 7 (21.88%) IaaS
11 6 (18.75%) Project Governance

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 6 (18.75%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (28.13%) SaaS
3 7 (21.88%) IaaS
3 7 (21.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) WatiN
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
1 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 7 (21.88%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) QA Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software QA Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Quality Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
2 7 (21.88%) WinForms
2 7 (21.88%) WPF
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) Velocity
4 4 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) XSL
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
4 7 (21.88%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Project Governance
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
6 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 7 (21.88%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) SAP