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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.86% 0.29% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.35% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 27
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
543 566 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.78% 82.03% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 489 498 465
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 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 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 30 (88.24%) QA
3 24 (70.59%) XML
4 21 (61.76%) C#
4 21 (61.76%) .NET
5 19 (55.88%) SQL
5 19 (55.88%) Degree
5 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
6 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
6 18 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (38.24%) Java
10 12 (35.29%) Project Management
10 12 (35.29%) FitNesse
10 12 (35.29%) Scrum
10 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
10 12 (35.29%) WatiN
10 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Web Testing
12 7 (20.59%) JMeter
12 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
13 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
13 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (17.65%) JSON
14 4 (11.76%) MySQL
14 4 (11.76%) Oracle
14 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (35.29%) FitNesse
3 12 (35.29%) WatiN
4 7 (20.59%) JMeter
4 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.82%) NUnit
8 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Test Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Tester
3 7 (20.59%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Lead Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Junior Test Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Junior
4 6 (17.65%) Graduate
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) XML
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) Ajax
5 3 (8.82%) WCF
5 3 (8.82%) WPF
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
1 18 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Solaris
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Project Management
3 12 (35.29%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Web Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Test Management
9 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (88.24%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft