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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 3.66% 7.00% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 8.31% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 16
Median salary £46,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.30% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £74,250 £55,000
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 Farnborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 191 301 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 77.64% 84.31% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 167 242 236
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Farnborough

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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 17 (50.00%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) QA
5 12 (35.29%) DevOps
5 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) Selenium
6 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 9 (26.47%) SaaS
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) TDD
8 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
9 7 (20.59%) WPF
9 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) Python
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.65%) WinForms
10 6 (17.65%) Project Governance
10 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
10 6 (17.65%) IaaS
10 6 (17.65%) Velocity
10 6 (17.65%) JIRA
10 6 (17.65%) PaaS
10 6 (17.65%) Confluence
10 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
2 6 (17.65%) IaaS
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.65%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
1 7 (20.59%) Tester
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Middleware Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
2 7 (20.59%) WPF
3 6 (17.65%) Velocity
3 6 (17.65%) WinForms
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware
6 3 (8.82%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) XSL
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 6 (17.65%) Project Governance
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) Coaching
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
9 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.88%) API Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.94%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C#
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
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