Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 31 45
Rank change year-on-year -27 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 58 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 3.65% 7.60% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 8.73% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 29
Farnborough median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,625 £61,250 £75,000
Hampshire median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.06% - -

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 Farnborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 588 664 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 85.84% 87.02% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 421 519 442
Farnborough median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,950 £63,625
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.19%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Farnborough.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Farnborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Farnborough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Farnborough over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 20 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) JIRA
3 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) QA
7 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Project Management
7 8 (32.00%) Java
7 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (32.00%) Coaching
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) Ruby
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) Python
9 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) ISEB
10 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (52.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (16.00%) JUnit
4 4 (16.00%) PHPUnit
4 4 (16.00%) RSpec
4 4 (16.00%) VersionOne
5 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Automation Tester
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (16.00%) QA Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum Master
3 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) LAMP
3 4 (16.00%) Laravel
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) XSL
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Coaching
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) PHP 5
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Capita