Period
to 24 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.26% 3.73% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 4.03% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 14
Portsmouth median annual salary £52,750 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.22% +50.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £41,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,500 £52,875
Hampshire median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.82% - -

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 554 571 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 86.97% 92.69% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 492 534 623
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,725 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) DoDAF
3 3 (37.50%) MODAF
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Military
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Def Stans
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Trac
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Test Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) DoDAF
2 3 (37.50%) MODAF
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) EMC