Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 17 11
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 35 35 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 9.59% 14.96% 22.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.90% 18.62% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 79
Winchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £44,750 £57,500 £53,750
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 321 188 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 87.95% 80.34% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 301 165 256
Winchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,200 £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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Winchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 30 (85.71%) C#
2 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 21 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) Selenium
5 18 (51.43%) NUnit
6 17 (48.57%) Unit Testing
6 17 (48.57%) WebDriver
7 16 (45.71%) QA
7 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
8 14 (40.00%) JMeter
8 14 (40.00%) Windows
8 14 (40.00%) HP UFT
8 14 (40.00%) SoapUI
9 13 (37.14%) .NET
9 13 (37.14%) TDD
9 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
10 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (28.57%) SaaS
10 10 (28.57%) MVC
10 10 (28.57%) Information Management
10 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 10 (28.57%) Microservices
10 10 (28.57%) Big Data
10 10 (28.57%) Web Application Development
10 10 (28.57%) Product Management
10 10 (28.57%) BDD

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 8 (22.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Big Data
1 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 20 (57.14%) Selenium
3 18 (51.43%) NUnit
4 17 (48.57%) WebDriver
5 14 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 14 (40.00%) JMeter
5 14 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (22.86%) MSTest
7 6 (17.14%) JIRA
7 6 (17.14%) JUnit
7 6 (17.14%) TestNG
8 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
1 18 (51.43%) Software Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 10 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Testing Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Unit Testing
3 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
4 13 (37.14%) TDD
4 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
5 10 (28.57%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) Information Management
5 10 (28.57%) Microservices
5 10 (28.57%) MVC
5 10 (28.57%) Product Management
5 10 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Content Management
7 8 (22.86%) SDET
8 7 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) Test Management
8 7 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP