Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.74% 1.81% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.95% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 17
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -33.33% +23.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,200 £55,250 £90,000
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% - -

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 613 614 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 88.71% 92.61% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 531 591 638
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +2.41%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Portsmouth

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Portsmouth

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Java EE
7 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) SysML
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) JPA
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) JBehave
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (8.33%) Trac
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) JPA
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) SysML
6 2 (16.67%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) EMC