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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 61 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.05% 0.77% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.94% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 14
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 £35,000 £30,000
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
568 741 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 77.81% 81.70% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 535 624 566
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 £27,000 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 24 (88.89%) QA
3 18 (66.67%) XML
4 14 (51.85%) C#
4 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) .NET Framework
5 13 (48.15%) Degree
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) Project Management
6 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 12 (44.44%) WatiN
6 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (44.44%) FitNesse
6 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (29.63%) Web Testing
8 7 (25.93%) JMeter
9 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
9 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (22.22%) JSON
10 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (44.44%) WatiN
3 12 (44.44%) FitNesse
4 7 (25.93%) JMeter
5 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.41%) NUnit
7 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) QA Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) QA Automation Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) XML
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) .NET Framework
3 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) WPF
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) Scrum
2 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 8 (29.63%) Web Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Management
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle