The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 83 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.66% 2.05% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.58% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
743 698 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.74% 79.32% 68.29%
Number of salaries quoted 625 548 513
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £26,000 £29,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Surrey

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) CCTV
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Swing
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Swing
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
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