Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 42 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 313 404 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.99% 5.88% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 6.75% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 294 356 378
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.17%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5427 5988 6344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.53% 87.21% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5132 5335
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +41 112 £35,000 +8.53% 11
Basingstoke +7 54 £42,000 -1.18% 2
Winchester 0 45 £38,125 -4.69% 3
Farnborough -28 26 £47,500 +18.75%
Fareham -21 24 £52,700 -4.18% 2
Portsmouth -9 16 £42,500 +30.77%
Eastleigh +2 5 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Fleet +30 3 £45,000 - 4
Andover +2 3 £55,000 +41.03% 1
Aldershot +1 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Havant -6 1 £25,000 -25.37% 4
Bordon - 1 £30,000 -
Waterlooville - 1 £25,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 207 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (52.72%) C#
3 164 (52.40%) Selenium
4 106 (33.87%) SQL
5 102 (32.59%) SQL Server
6 92 (29.39%) .NET
7 82 (26.20%) QA
8 79 (25.24%) Software Testing
9 75 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 68 (21.73%) TDD
11 66 (21.09%) Retail
11 66 (21.09%) Test Scripting
12 62 (19.81%) WebDriver
13 59 (18.85%) JavaScript
14 57 (18.21%) BDD
15 56 (17.89%) Java
15 56 (17.89%) Windows
15 56 (17.89%) Scrum
15 56 (17.89%) JIRA
16 55 (17.57%) Unit Testing
16 55 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (16.93%) .NET Framework
18 52 (16.61%) Manual Testing
18 52 (16.61%) OO
19 51 (16.29%) OOP
20 42 (13.42%) SoapUI
21 41 (13.10%) ISEB
21 41 (13.10%) CSS
21 41 (13.10%) MySQL
22 40 (12.78%) Degree

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 13 (4.15%) CMS
2 11 (3.51%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.28%) WordPress
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.96%) Confluence
5 3 (0.96%) nginx
6 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.27%) SaaS
2 12 (3.83%) PaaS
3 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.64%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (32.59%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.10%) MySQL
3 25 (7.99%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.19%) Big Data
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 164 (52.40%) Selenium
2 62 (19.81%) WebDriver
3 56 (17.89%) JIRA
4 42 (13.42%) SoapUI
5 33 (10.54%) SpecFlow
6 27 (8.63%) JUnit
7 26 (8.31%) JMeter
8 25 (7.99%) HP UFT
8 25 (7.99%) Visual Studio
9 23 (7.35%) Cucumber
9 23 (7.35%) NUnit
10 22 (7.03%) Trac
11 21 (6.71%) Bugzilla
12 19 (6.07%) Git (software)
13 15 (4.79%) TestNG
14 14 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (4.15%) MSTest
16 10 (3.19%) Jenkins
17 7 (2.24%) Appium
17 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (21.09%) Retail
2 35 (11.18%) Back Office
3 11 (3.51%) Finance
4 4 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.28%) Banking
4 4 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (0.32%) Advertising
5 1 (0.32%) Games
5 1 (0.32%) Military
5 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (26.52%) Developer
2 55 (17.57%) Tester
3 51 (16.29%) Test Engineer
4 46 (14.70%) Software Developer
5 42 (13.42%) Automation Tester
6 39 (12.46%) Analyst
7 35 (11.18%) Software Tester
7 35 (11.18%) Test Analyst
8 34 (10.86%) QA Engineer
9 33 (10.54%) .NET Developer
10 32 (10.22%) Test Automation Engineer
11 31 (9.90%) C# Developer
12 30 (9.58%) Senior Developer
13 27 (8.63%) .NET Software Developer
14 25 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (7.35%) Software Test Engineer
16 22 (7.03%) C# Software Developer
16 22 (7.03%) Software Engineer
17 20 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 20 (6.39%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (29.39%) .NET
2 53 (16.93%) .NET Framework
3 41 (13.10%) CSS
4 38 (12.14%) HTML
5 35 (11.18%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.58%) WPF
7 28 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (8.95%) Web Services
8 16 (5.11%) REST
9 11 (3.51%) CSS3
9 11 (3.51%) Django
9 11 (3.51%) Ember.js
9 11 (3.51%) Node.js
9 11 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.56%) React Native
11 5 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.60%) LAMP
12 4 (1.28%) XML
12 4 (1.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.58%) N-Tier
2 21 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.83%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.60%) Fintech
5 5 (1.60%) Replication
6 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.89%) Windows
2 12 (3.83%) Linux
3 11 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.96%) Android
5 2 (0.64%) Unix
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.24%) Software Testing
3 68 (21.73%) TDD
4 66 (21.09%) Test Scripting
5 57 (18.21%) BDD
6 56 (17.89%) Scrum
7 55 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (17.57%) Unit Testing
8 52 (16.61%) Manual Testing
8 52 (16.61%) OO
9 51 (16.29%) OOP
10 39 (12.46%) MVC
10 39 (12.46%) Regression Testing
10 39 (12.46%) Use Case
11 38 (12.14%) Performance Testing
12 35 (11.18%) Software Engineering
13 26 (8.31%) Test Strategy
14 24 (7.67%) Issue Tracking
15 21 (6.71%) SDLC
15 21 (6.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (52.72%) C#
2 106 (33.87%) SQL
3 59 (18.85%) JavaScript
4 56 (17.89%) Java
5 25 (7.99%) Ruby
6 23 (7.35%) Python
6 23 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.43%) PHP
8 11 (3.51%) Go
8 11 (3.51%) R
8 11 (3.51%) Scala
9 5 (1.60%) Perl
9 5 (1.60%) PHP 5
10 3 (0.96%) C++
11 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) F#
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 41 (13.10%) ISEB
2 40 (12.78%) Degree
3 25 (7.99%) ISTQB
4 21 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (26.20%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) PMO
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (0.96%) iptables
2 3 (0.96%) Xen
3 1 (0.32%) Docker
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) HAProxy
2 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.32%) Rancher
3 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 75 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.15%) HP
3 4 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle
5 2 (0.64%) Telerik
5 2 (0.64%) Zend
6 1 (0.32%) Capita
6 1 (0.32%) EMC
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.32%) Xamarin