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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.57% 0.50% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 0.62% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 24
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
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
562 650 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 80.29% 81.56% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 525 562 523
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 30 (100.00%) Selenium
2 27 (90.00%) QA
3 21 (70.00%) XML
4 17 (56.67%) C#
4 17 (56.67%) .NET
5 16 (53.33%) .NET Framework
5 16 (53.33%) Degree
6 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 15 (50.00%) SQL
6 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (43.33%) Java
9 12 (40.00%) Project Management
9 12 (40.00%) Scrum
9 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (40.00%) WatiN
9 12 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (40.00%) FitNesse
10 8 (26.67%) Web Testing
11 7 (23.33%) JMeter
12 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
12 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (20.00%) JSON
13 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
13 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
14 3 (10.00%) JavaScript

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (40.00%) WatiN
3 12 (40.00%) FitNesse
4 7 (23.33%) JMeter
5 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.67%) NUnit
7 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) QA Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 7 (23.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Graduate
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) XML
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 16 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) WPF
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Web Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Test Management
7 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle