Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 21 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 45 43 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 11.78% 16.48% 24.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.12% 20.38% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 84
Winchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.89% -20.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £32,150
90th Percentile £44,750 £57,500 £52,500
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 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 343 211 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 89.79% 80.84% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 316 186 278
Winchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £56,750 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Winchester

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 38 (84.44%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (62.22%) Selenium
4 25 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 23 (51.11%) QA
6 22 (48.89%) Unit Testing
6 22 (48.89%) SpecFlow
6 22 (48.89%) Software Testing
6 22 (48.89%) Windows
7 19 (42.22%) NUnit
7 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
8 18 (40.00%) SoapUI
8 18 (40.00%) HP UFT
8 18 (40.00%) JMeter
9 13 (28.89%) .NET
9 13 (28.89%) TDD
10 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
11 10 (22.22%) SDET
11 10 (22.22%) MSTest
11 10 (22.22%) CMS
11 10 (22.22%) Content Management
11 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
11 10 (22.22%) Web Services
12 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.00%) MVC
12 9 (20.00%) Client/Server
12 9 (20.00%) N-Tier
12 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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 10 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Big Data
2 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Selenium
2 25 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 22 (48.89%) SpecFlow
4 19 (42.22%) NUnit
5 18 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 18 (40.00%) JMeter
5 18 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 10 (22.22%) MSTest
7 8 (17.78%) JUnit
7 8 (17.78%) TestNG
8 7 (15.56%) JIRA
9 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Software Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) SQL Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Testing Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) QA Leader
6 4 (8.89%) QA Team Leader
6 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) Web Services
3 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Software Testing
2 22 (48.89%) Unit Testing
3 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
4 13 (28.89%) TDD
5 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Content Management
6 10 (22.22%) SDET
7 9 (20.00%) BDD
7 9 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) Information Management
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
7 9 (20.00%) Product Management
7 9 (20.00%) Test Management
7 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 8 (17.78%) Microservices
9 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Web Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft