The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated 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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 304 216 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 90.48% 80.60% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 264 201 236
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,750 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Kanban
5 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 8 (53.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
5 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) JIRA
5 8 (53.33%) JMeter
5 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (53.33%) C
5 8 (53.33%) JMS
5 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
5 8 (53.33%) IntelliJ
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
5 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
5 8 (53.33%) Zephyr
5 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (53.33%) JIRA Agile
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Matrix Organization

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
1 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
1 8 (53.33%) IntelliJ
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA Agile
1 8 (53.33%) JMeter
1 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (53.33%) WebDriver
1 8 (53.33%) Zephyr
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) JMS
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Kanban
5 8 (53.33%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
6 7 (46.67%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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