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

Automated Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 47 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 152 199 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.21% 5.71% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 6.64% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 139 176 121
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £77,500 £57,500
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 2520 2997 3150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.42% 86.02% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8513 10003 10134
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Southampton +13 34 £32,500 -17.72% 7
Winchester -5 34 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Basingstoke +10 26 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Portsmouth -2 16 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Farnborough -9 9 £46,250 +42.30% 2
Fareham +19 7 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Fleet +7 2 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Ringwood -4 2 £70,000 -
Eastleigh -16 2 £39,000 -
Andover - 2 £50,000 - 1
Bordon - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 246 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (51.13%) Selenium
3 162 (45.76%) C#
4 115 (32.49%) SQL
5 98 (27.68%) Java
6 94 (26.55%) Test Scripting
7 92 (25.99%) Software Testing
8 86 (24.29%) Microsoft
9 85 (24.01%) QA
10 83 (23.45%) Manual Testing
11 81 (22.88%) Scrum
12 76 (21.47%) Test Strategy
13 73 (20.62%) .NET
14 71 (20.06%) Degree
15 70 (19.77%) SoapUI
16 67 (18.93%) JIRA
16 67 (18.93%) TDD
17 64 (18.08%) Web Services
18 63 (17.80%) Windows
19 61 (17.23%) SQL Server
19 61 (17.23%) ISTQB
20 60 (16.95%) WebDriver
21 58 (16.38%) Regression Testing
22 56 (15.82%) Unit Testing
22 56 (15.82%) BDD
23 50 (14.12%) ISEB
24 47 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (12.15%) Performance Testing
25 43 (12.15%) HP UFT
26 39 (11.02%) JMeter

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 16 (4.52%) CMS
2 11 (3.11%) Confluence
3 8 (2.26%) JBoss
4 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.85%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.56%) SAP CAR
2 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.65%) SaaS
3 12 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.98%) IaaS
4 7 (1.98%) PaaS
5 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) G Suite
6 2 (0.56%) Office 365
6 2 (0.56%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.41%) HTTP
2 3 (0.85%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) Firewall
3 2 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.28%) 5G
4 1 (0.28%) ATM
4 1 (0.28%) VLAN
4 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.47%) MySQL
3 25 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.24%) Big Data
5 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 181 (51.13%) Selenium
2 70 (19.77%) SoapUI
3 67 (18.93%) JIRA
4 60 (16.95%) WebDriver
5 43 (12.15%) HP UFT
6 39 (11.02%) JMeter
7 33 (9.32%) SpecFlow
8 30 (8.47%) NUnit
9 29 (8.19%) Visual Studio
10 25 (7.06%) Git (software)
11 21 (5.93%) Bugzilla
11 21 (5.93%) Trac
12 18 (5.08%) LoadRunner
12 18 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (4.24%) Eclipse
13 15 (4.24%) IntelliJ
13 15 (4.24%) JIRA Agile
13 15 (4.24%) JUnit
14 14 (3.95%) Cucumber
15 12 (3.39%) MSTest
General
1 33 (9.32%) Finance
2 29 (8.19%) Retail
3 20 (5.65%) Back Office
4 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.98%) Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Military
7 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (25.42%) Test Engineer
2 80 (22.60%) Developer
3 63 (17.80%) Analyst
4 60 (16.95%) Tester
5 54 (15.25%) Test Analyst
6 33 (9.32%) Software Developer
7 32 (9.04%) Software Tester
8 29 (8.19%) Software Test Engineer
9 28 (7.91%) Test Automation Engineer
10 26 (7.34%) Senior Developer
11 24 (6.78%) Automation Tester
12 19 (5.37%) Software Analyst
12 19 (5.37%) Software Test Analyst
13 18 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
14 17 (4.80%) C# Developer
14 17 (4.80%) Selenium Tester
15 15 (4.24%) QA Engineer
16 13 (3.67%) Automation Test Lead
16 13 (3.67%) Senior Software Developer
17 11 (3.11%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.62%) .NET
2 64 (18.08%) Web Services
3 38 (10.73%) .NET Framework
4 32 (9.04%) ASP.NET
5 28 (7.91%) HTML
6 23 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (5.93%) CSS
7 21 (5.93%) REST
8 17 (4.80%) SOAP
9 16 (4.52%) WPF
10 12 (3.39%) J2EE
10 12 (3.39%) Spring
11 11 (3.11%) JMS
12 9 (2.54%) jQuery
13 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (1.98%) Ember.js
14 6 (1.69%) Velocity
14 6 (1.69%) WinForms
14 6 (1.69%) XML
15 5 (1.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.67%) Replication
4 12 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.13%) User Experience
6 2 (0.56%) Fintech
6 2 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.28%) Animation
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.28%) EPoS
7 1 (0.28%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.80%) Windows
2 26 (7.34%) Linux
3 8 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.69%) Android
5 5 (1.41%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.55%) Test Scripting
3 92 (25.99%) Software Testing
4 83 (23.45%) Manual Testing
5 81 (22.88%) Scrum
6 76 (21.47%) Test Strategy
7 67 (18.93%) TDD
8 58 (16.38%) Regression Testing
9 56 (15.82%) BDD
9 56 (15.82%) Unit Testing
10 47 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (12.15%) Performance Testing
12 39 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 34 (9.60%) SDLC
14 33 (9.32%) OOP
15 32 (9.04%) Test Planning
16 30 (8.47%) MVC
17 28 (7.91%) E-Commerce
18 26 (7.34%) Scenario Testing
19 25 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (45.76%) C#
2 115 (32.49%) SQL
3 98 (27.68%) Java
4 35 (9.89%) JavaScript
5 30 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.80%) Ruby
7 15 (4.24%) Python
8 9 (2.54%) PHP
9 8 (2.26%) C
10 6 (1.69%) Perl
10 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.41%) C++
12 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.28%) Delphi
14 1 (0.28%) F#
14 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (20.06%) Degree
2 61 (17.23%) ISTQB
3 50 (14.12%) ISEB
4 26 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (5.65%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.28%) HND
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (24.01%) QA
2 7 (1.98%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) CloudForms
3 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.78%) HP
3 9 (2.54%) Oracle
4 6 (1.69%) SAP
5 5 (1.41%) VMware
6 4 (1.13%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.85%) Google
7 3 (0.85%) Telerik
8 2 (0.56%) ATG
8 2 (0.56%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.56%) F5
9 1 (0.28%) Borland
9 1 (0.28%) CA
9 1 (0.28%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.28%) Dell
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.28%) Wind River
9 1 (0.28%) Zend
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47400.00 - £57999.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Remote Working
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Premier Media
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago