Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 32 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 13.79% 17.38% 20.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.88% 18.28% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 60
Winchester median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,300 £26,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £55,100
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -2.35%

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 Winchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Winchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 215 268 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 92.67% 95.04% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 201 244 242
Winchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,750 £23,075
90th Percentile £52,000 £62,000 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Winchester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Winchester

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Winchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Winchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Winchester

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Selenium
3 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
7 7 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.75%) Ruby
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 6 (18.75%) NUnit
8 6 (18.75%) Content Management
8 6 (18.75%) Information Management
8 6 (18.75%) CMS
8 6 (18.75%) Product Management
8 6 (18.75%) Big Data
8 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Perl

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) MODX
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
2 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
3 6 (18.75%) NUnit
4 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.13%) Appium
7 1 (3.13%) Calabash
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) Vue.js
6 1 (3.13%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) LAMP
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Content Management
4 6 (18.75%) Information Management
4 6 (18.75%) Product Management
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 2 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
5 5 (15.63%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin