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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 58 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 0 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.29% - 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% - 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 26
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
558 437 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 85.19% 82.45% 70.19%
Number of salaries quoted 478 380 383
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £61,000
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 26 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 31 (100.00%) Selenium
2 26 (83.87%) QA
3 25 (80.65%) C#
3 25 (80.65%) .NET
4 24 (77.42%) SQL
4 24 (77.42%) XML
4 24 (77.42%) Degree
4 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
5 22 (70.97%) Computer Science
5 22 (70.97%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (48.39%) .NET Framework
7 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Java
12 5 (16.13%) MySQL
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (12.90%) Project Management
13 4 (12.90%) FitNesse
13 4 (12.90%) JMeter
13 4 (12.90%) Scrum
13 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
13 4 (12.90%) WatiN
14 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
14 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
14 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) WatiN
3 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (12.90%) JMeter
3 4 (12.90%) FitNesse
4 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) NUnit
4 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Software Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) Test Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) QA Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior Test Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior
4 6 (19.35%) Graduate
5 5 (16.13%) Tester
5 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) XML
3 15 (48.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.68%) Ajax
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 3 (9.68%) WPF
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Computer Science
1 22 (70.97%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (83.87%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft