The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 167 180
Rank change year-on-year +46 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 48 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.60% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.68% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 13
Median salary £36,500 £31,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.80% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -10.25%  

Automation 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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2615 2934 3185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 87.17% 85.51% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2595 2652
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £68,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 16 £32,500 - 4
Southampton +25 9 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Fareham - 6 £35,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £41,250 -
Portsmouth -3 3 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Winchester - 2 £34,750 -
Andover - 1 £36,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 76 (91.57%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (84.34%) Selenium
3 39 (46.99%) Degree
4 38 (45.78%) Scrum
5 34 (40.96%) Test Scripting
6 33 (39.76%) Java
7 32 (38.55%) C#
7 32 (38.55%) ISTQB
8 30 (36.14%) JIRA
9 28 (33.73%) Manual Testing
10 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
10 20 (24.10%) E-Commerce
11 19 (22.89%) MySQL
11 19 (22.89%) QA
11 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
11 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
11 19 (22.89%) Relational Database
12 18 (21.69%) Issue Tracking
12 18 (21.69%) Software Testing
13 17 (20.48%) Bugzilla
13 17 (20.48%) Trac
14 16 (19.28%) Regression Testing
15 15 (18.07%) ISEB
15 15 (18.07%) TDD
15 15 (18.07%) Test Management
16 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
16 14 (16.87%) HP UFT
17 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
17 13 (15.66%) Oracle
17 13 (15.66%) .NET

Automation Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (9.64%) JBoss
2 7 (8.43%) Confluence
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.89%) MySQL
2 19 (22.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (84.34%) Selenium
2 30 (36.14%) JIRA
3 17 (20.48%) Bugzilla
3 17 (20.48%) Trac
4 14 (16.87%) HP UFT
5 13 (15.66%) SoapUI
6 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
6 10 (12.05%) WebDriver
7 9 (10.84%) Ant
7 9 (10.84%) Maven
7 9 (10.84%) Subversion
8 8 (9.64%) Gradle
8 8 (9.64%) Redmine
9 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.41%) JMeter
12 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Tester
2 22 (26.51%) Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Test Analyst
4 19 (22.89%) Software Tester
5 17 (20.48%) Selenium Tester
6 13 (15.66%) Software Analyst
6 13 (15.66%) Software Test Analyst
7 12 (14.46%) Test Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (12.05%) Test Manager
10 9 (10.84%) Developer
11 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
12 6 (7.23%) Software Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) Automation Tester
13 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) Software Test Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) Test Leader
14 4 (4.82%) QA Engineer
14 4 (4.82%) QA Test Engineer
14 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
1 13 (15.66%) XML
2 12 (14.46%) CSS
2 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 10 (12.05%) Web Services
4 9 (10.84%) SOAP
5 8 (9.64%) J2EE
5 8 (9.64%) JAXB
5 8 (9.64%) REST
6 5 (6.02%) XSL
7 4 (4.82%) Ajax
7 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (4.82%) jQuery
7 4 (4.82%) JSON
8 2 (2.41%) Middleware
9 1 (1.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
1 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Blog
2 1 (1.20%) Replication
2 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Solaris
4 3 (3.61%) Android
4 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (91.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.78%) Scrum
3 34 (40.96%) Test Scripting
4 28 (33.73%) Manual Testing
5 20 (24.10%) E-Commerce
6 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
6 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
7 18 (21.69%) Issue Tracking
7 18 (21.69%) Software Testing
8 16 (19.28%) Regression Testing
9 15 (18.07%) TDD
9 15 (18.07%) Test Management
10 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
11 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
11 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
12 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing
12 12 (14.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (12.05%) SDLC
13 10 (12.05%) User Stories
13 10 (12.05%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) Java
2 32 (38.55%) C#
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (46.99%) Degree
2 32 (38.55%) ISTQB
3 15 (18.07%) ISEB
4 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Remedy
3 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.20%) HP
3 1 (1.20%) Telerik
3 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
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