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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 68 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.22% 1.17% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.40% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
536 641 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.83% 83.57% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 479 557 525
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 16 (84.21%) QA
3 14 (73.68%) Java
4 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
5 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) Project Management
7 8 (42.11%) FitNesse
7 8 (42.11%) WatiN
8 7 (36.84%) JMeter
9 6 (31.58%) XML
10 5 (26.32%) JUnit
10 5 (26.32%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) Sahi
10 5 (26.32%) JProfiler
10 5 (26.32%) Time Management
11 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
11 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
11 4 (21.05%) JSON
11 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
11 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
12 3 (15.79%) SOA
12 3 (15.79%) ISEB
12 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
12 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
12 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) FitNesse
2 8 (42.11%) WatiN
3 7 (36.84%) JMeter
4 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 5 (26.32%) Sahi
4 5 (26.32%) JProfiler
5 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
5 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
6 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) Behat
7 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
7 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Tester
4 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Time Management
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) OO
9 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) QA