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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.93% 1.98% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.34% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £51,500
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
531 556 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.20% 84.76% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 478 488 518
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Time Management
3 8 (53.33%) Sahi
3 8 (53.33%) JProfiler
3 8 (53.33%) JUnit
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) SOA
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) JMeter
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) WatiN
9 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Test Management
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Sahi
2 8 (53.33%) JUnit
2 8 (53.33%) JProfiler
3 4 (26.67%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) Zephyr
5 2 (13.33%) WatiN
5 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Behat
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) API Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago