Period
to 20 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 42 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 319 398 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.01% 5.88% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 6.74% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 300 351 373
Hampshire median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% - -
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% +4.88%

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 5513 5902 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.56% 87.14% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5057 5322
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 20 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 20 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 +42 116 £35,000 +8.53% 15
Basingstoke +10 54 £42,000 -1.18% 4
Winchester -1 46 £38,750 -3.13% 5
Farnborough -27 25 £47,500 +18.75%
Fareham -24 24 £52,700 -2.41% 3
Portsmouth -7 16 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Eastleigh +1 5 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Fleet +31 4 £45,000 - 3
Andover -3 3 £55,000 +41.03%
Aldershot +1 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Havant -4 1 £25,000 -25.37% 4
Bordon - 1 £30,000 -
Waterlooville - 1 £25,000 -
Test Automation
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 213 (66.77%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (52.98%) C#
3 168 (52.66%) Selenium
4 108 (33.86%) SQL
5 103 (32.29%) SQL Server
6 95 (29.78%) .NET
7 86 (26.96%) QA
8 80 (25.08%) Software Testing
9 75 (23.51%) Microsoft
10 70 (21.94%) TDD
11 67 (21.00%) Retail
12 66 (20.69%) Test Scripting
13 65 (20.38%) WebDriver
14 61 (19.12%) JavaScript
15 59 (18.50%) Java
15 59 (18.50%) BDD
16 58 (18.18%) Scrum
17 57 (17.87%) Unit Testing
17 57 (17.87%) JIRA
18 56 (17.55%) Windows
19 55 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (16.93%) Manual Testing
20 54 (16.93%) .NET Framework
21 52 (16.30%) OO
22 51 (15.99%) OOP
23 42 (13.17%) SoapUI
23 42 (13.17%) CSS
23 42 (13.17%) Degree
24 41 (12.85%) MySQL
24 41 (12.85%) MVC

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 14 (4.39%) CMS
2 11 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.25%) WordPress
5 3 (0.94%) Apache
5 3 (0.94%) Confluence
5 3 (0.94%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.03%) SaaS
2 12 (3.76%) PaaS
3 11 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.85%) MySQL
3 25 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.45%) Big Data
5 11 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 168 (52.66%) Selenium
2 65 (20.38%) WebDriver
3 57 (17.87%) JIRA
4 42 (13.17%) SoapUI
5 35 (10.97%) SpecFlow
6 29 (9.09%) JUnit
7 26 (8.15%) JMeter
7 26 (8.15%) Visual Studio
8 25 (7.84%) HP UFT
9 24 (7.52%) NUnit
10 23 (7.21%) Cucumber
11 22 (6.90%) Trac
12 21 (6.58%) Bugzilla
13 19 (5.96%) Git (software)
14 15 (4.70%) TestNG
15 14 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (4.08%) MSTest
17 10 (3.13%) Jenkins
18 7 (2.19%) Appium
18 7 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (21.00%) Retail
2 35 (10.97%) Back Office
3 12 (3.76%) Finance
4 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
4 4 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (0.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Games
5 1 (0.31%) Military
5 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (26.65%) Developer
2 57 (17.87%) Tester
3 53 (16.61%) Test Engineer
4 48 (15.05%) Software Developer
5 43 (13.48%) Automation Tester
6 38 (11.91%) Analyst
7 37 (11.60%) QA Engineer
8 36 (11.29%) Software Tester
9 35 (10.97%) .NET Developer
10 34 (10.66%) Test Analyst
10 34 (10.66%) Test Automation Engineer
11 33 (10.34%) C# Developer
12 30 (9.40%) Senior Developer
13 29 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
14 27 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (7.52%) C# Software Developer
16 23 (7.21%) Software Test Engineer
17 22 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (29.78%) .NET
2 54 (16.93%) .NET Framework
3 42 (13.17%) CSS
4 39 (12.23%) HTML
5 37 (11.60%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (9.40%) WPF
7 29 (9.09%) Web Services
8 18 (5.64%) REST
9 11 (3.45%) CSS3
9 11 (3.45%) Django
9 11 (3.45%) Ember.js
9 11 (3.45%) Node.js
9 11 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (3.13%) React Native
11 8 (2.51%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.57%) LAMP
13 4 (1.25%) XML
13 4 (1.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.72%) N-Tier
2 23 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.70%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.76%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.57%) Fintech
6 5 (1.57%) Replication
7 3 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.55%) Windows
2 13 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.45%) Linux
4 3 (0.94%) Android
5 2 (0.63%) Unix
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (66.77%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (25.08%) Software Testing
3 70 (21.94%) TDD
4 66 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 59 (18.50%) BDD
6 58 (18.18%) Scrum
7 57 (17.87%) Unit Testing
8 55 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (16.93%) Manual Testing
10 52 (16.30%) OO
11 51 (15.99%) OOP
12 41 (12.85%) MVC
13 39 (12.23%) Performance Testing
13 39 (12.23%) Regression Testing
13 39 (12.23%) Use Case
14 35 (10.97%) Software Engineering
15 26 (8.15%) Test Strategy
16 24 (7.52%) Issue Tracking
17 21 (6.58%) SDLC
17 21 (6.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (52.98%) C#
2 108 (33.86%) SQL
3 61 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 59 (18.50%) Java
5 24 (7.52%) Ruby
6 23 (7.21%) T-SQL
7 22 (6.90%) Python
8 18 (5.64%) PHP
9 11 (3.45%) Go
9 11 (3.45%) R
9 11 (3.45%) Scala
10 5 (1.57%) Perl
10 5 (1.57%) PHP 5
11 3 (0.94%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) F#
12 1 (0.31%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 42 (13.17%) Degree
2 40 (12.54%) ISEB
3 25 (7.84%) ISTQB
4 24 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (26.96%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) PMO
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (0.94%) iptables
2 3 (0.94%) Xen
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.94%) HAProxy
2 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Rancher
3 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 75 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.08%) HP
3 4 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle
5 2 (0.63%) Telerik
5 2 (0.63%) Zend
6 1 (0.31%) Capita
6 1 (0.31%) EMC
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.31%) VMware
6 1 (0.31%) Xamarin