The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 65 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.93% 1.25% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.73% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 1
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 635 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.08% 72.24% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 497 508 493
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Guildford region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) QA
4 11 (52.38%) Degree
4 11 (52.38%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
5 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
8 4 (19.05%) UML
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) OOD
8 4 (19.05%) JUnit
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) J2EE
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) CCTV
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (19.05%) WCF
8 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
8 4 (19.05%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Test Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) Swing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
1 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) CCTV
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
3 4 (19.05%) UML
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) OOD
3 4 (19.05%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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