The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 103 146
Rank change year-on-year -25 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 39 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.29% 2.47% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.89% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 77 45
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,900 £45,000
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2641 2946 3163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 87.28% 85.47% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 2598 2633
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 £27,620
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Hampshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Hampshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Winchester -6 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Fareham +8 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Portsmouth +6 8 £35,000 -
Southampton +12 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Basingstoke +2 1 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Ringwood - 1 £75,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 76 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (56.86%) Selenium
3 45 (44.12%) Java
4 44 (43.14%) Manual Testing
4 44 (43.14%) JIRA
5 41 (40.20%) Test Strategy
5 41 (40.20%) Automated Testing
6 34 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 32 (31.37%) Software Testing
8 31 (30.39%) HP UFT
9 28 (27.45%) Degree
10 27 (26.47%) TDD
11 26 (25.49%) C#
11 26 (25.49%) Web Services
12 25 (24.51%) HP
12 25 (24.51%) WebDriver
13 24 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
15 22 (21.57%) SoapUI
15 22 (21.57%) JMeter
16 21 (20.59%) Performance Testing
17 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (16.67%) Python
18 16 (15.69%) ITIL
18 16 (15.69%) Visual Studio
18 16 (15.69%) LoadRunner
18 16 (15.69%) Eclipse
18 16 (15.69%) IntelliJ
18 16 (15.69%) Kanban
18 16 (15.69%) Integration Testing

Test Automation
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 12 (11.76%) Confluence
1 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Project
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.84%) SaaS
3 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) PaaS
4 3 (2.94%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) ATM
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) Skype
2 1 (0.98%) VLAN
2 1 (0.98%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Sqoop
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (56.86%) Selenium
2 44 (43.14%) JIRA
3 31 (30.39%) HP UFT
4 25 (24.51%) WebDriver
5 22 (21.57%) JMeter
5 22 (21.57%) SoapUI
6 16 (15.69%) Eclipse
6 16 (15.69%) IntelliJ
6 16 (15.69%) LoadRunner
6 16 (15.69%) Visual Studio
7 15 (14.71%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
8 11 (10.78%) Zephyr
9 9 (8.82%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (8.82%) WATIR
10 8 (7.84%) JUnit
11 7 (6.86%) SpecFlow
11 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (5.88%) Robot Framework
13 5 (4.90%) MSTest
General
1 10 (9.80%) Manufacturing
1 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.82%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Electronics
4 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Publishing
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Test Engineer
2 25 (24.51%) Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Tester
6 6 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Test Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (3.92%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.49%) Web Services
2 12 (11.76%) JMS
3 6 (5.88%) .NET
4 5 (4.90%) REST
4 5 (4.90%) RESTful
5 4 (3.92%) HTML
5 4 (3.92%) Node.js
5 4 (3.92%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.94%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.96%) JSON
7 2 (1.96%) XML
8 1 (0.98%) Ajax
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.98%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) Blog
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.90%) Unix
5 4 (3.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.14%) Manual Testing
3 41 (40.20%) Automated Testing
3 41 (40.20%) Test Strategy
4 32 (31.37%) Software Testing
5 27 (26.47%) TDD
6 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
7 21 (20.59%) Performance Testing
8 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.69%) BDD
9 16 (15.69%) Integration Testing
9 16 (15.69%) ITIL
9 16 (15.69%) Kanban
10 15 (14.71%) Business Transformation
10 15 (14.71%) SDLC
10 15 (14.71%) SOA
10 15 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (14.71%) Test Management
10 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
11 14 (13.73%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) Java
2 26 (25.49%) C#
3 17 (16.67%) Python
4 12 (11.76%) C
4 12 (11.76%) SQL
5 11 (10.78%) C++
6 10 (9.80%) Perl
7 8 (7.84%) Ruby
8 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.92%) Tcl
9 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 28 (27.45%) Degree
3 24 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (9.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) HP
2 11 (10.78%) SAP
3 9 (8.82%) Telerik
4 8 (7.84%) Remedy
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.94%) ATG
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.94%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Infor
7 2 (1.96%) Sage
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.98%) Capita
8 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.98%) webMethods
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago