The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 208 228 235
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 280 264 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.26% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.50% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 244 235 167
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South East region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +30 56 £45,000 +23.28% 9
Surrey -9 54 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Kent +38 46 £38,000 +52.00% 1
Berkshire -16 42 £58,750 +38.23% 11
Oxfordshire +15 30 £41,750 +50.45% 8
West Sussex +2 25 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East Sussex -8 14 £46,250 +20.12% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 10 £34,000 -18.04%
Thames Valley - 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 439 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (37.59%) Manual Testing
3 230 (33.38%) Selenium
4 229 (33.24%) QA
5 220 (31.93%) Java
6 202 (29.32%) C#
7 186 (27.00%) SQL
8 183 (26.56%) Finance
9 162 (23.51%) JavaScript
10 152 (22.06%) .NET
11 147 (21.34%) HTML
11 147 (21.34%) Test Automation
12 129 (18.72%) TDD
13 127 (18.43%) SDLC
14 125 (18.14%) CSS
15 122 (17.71%) ISEB
16 120 (17.42%) Regression Testing
17 119 (17.27%) Software Testing
17 119 (17.27%) HP Quality Center
18 118 (17.13%) ISTQB
19 114 (16.55%) Web Services
20 113 (16.40%) Functional Testing
21 111 (16.11%) HP
21 111 (16.11%) Test Scripting
22 110 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
22 110 (15.97%) Scrum
23 109 (15.82%) SQL Server
24 104 (15.09%) Windows
25 98 (14.22%) Degree
25 98 (14.22%) Continuous Improvement

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 39 (5.66%) IIS
2 23 (3.34%) ColdFusion
3 11 (1.60%) CICS
4 9 (1.31%) JBoss
4 9 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.02%) Apache
6 7 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.87%) CMS
7 6 (0.87%) Node.js
7 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 66 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.32%) MS Office
4 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Mingle
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.76%) SaaS
3 14 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) Firewall
2 10 (1.45%) Network Security
3 9 (1.31%) VPN
4 7 (1.02%) DNS
4 7 (1.02%) VLAN
5 6 (0.87%) HTTP
6 5 (0.73%) Extranet
6 5 (0.73%) Intranet
7 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.52%) MySQL
3 23 (3.34%) DB2
3 23 (3.34%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 13 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.73%) Big Data
11 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.44%) DataStage
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 230 (33.38%) Selenium
2 87 (12.63%) JUnit
3 85 (12.34%) WebDriver
4 81 (11.76%) HP UFT
5 70 (10.16%) Git (software)
6 69 (10.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 59 (8.56%) Jenkins
8 57 (8.27%) Visual Studio
9 47 (6.82%) JMeter
10 40 (5.81%) JIRA
11 38 (5.52%) NUnit
12 34 (4.93%) TestNG
13 33 (4.79%) SoapUI
14 32 (4.64%) Eclipse
15 21 (3.05%) Cucumber
15 21 (3.05%) Grunt
16 17 (2.47%) Bower
17 16 (2.32%) Jasmine
17 16 (2.32%) LoadRunner
18 15 (2.18%) Maven
General
1 183 (26.56%) Finance
2 25 (3.63%) Banking
3 21 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.60%) Automotive
4 11 (1.60%) Marketing
5 7 (1.02%) Electronics
5 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.02%) Retail
6 6 (0.87%) Publishing
7 5 (0.73%) Back Office
8 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.58%) Legal
9 3 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 163 (23.66%) Analyst
2 160 (23.22%) Test Analyst
3 147 (21.34%) Developer
4 124 (18.00%) Tester
5 85 (12.34%) QA Engineer
5 85 (12.34%) Test Engineer
6 46 (6.68%) QA Tester
6 46 (6.68%) Software Engineer
7 45 (6.53%) Team Leader
7 45 (6.53%) Test Leader
7 45 (6.53%) Test Manager
8 44 (6.39%) Senior Developer
9 39 (5.66%) Automation Analyst
10 38 (5.52%) Automation Test Analyst
11 37 (5.37%) C# Developer
11 37 (5.37%) Web Tester
12 35 (5.08%) Software Tester
13 33 (4.79%) QA Analyst
14 32 (4.64%) QA Test Analyst
15 31 (4.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (22.06%) .NET
2 147 (21.34%) HTML
3 125 (18.14%) CSS
4 114 (16.55%) Web Services
5 85 (12.34%) XML
6 72 (10.45%) ASP.NET
7 71 (10.30%) HTML5
8 65 (9.43%) .NET Framework
9 49 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (6.53%) AngularJS
11 43 (6.24%) WCF
12 37 (5.37%) RESTful
13 35 (5.08%) Ajax
13 35 (5.08%) jQuery
14 32 (4.64%) JSON
15 25 (3.63%) Entity Framework
16 21 (3.05%) CSS3
16 21 (3.05%) J2EE
17 20 (2.90%) Middleware
17 20 (2.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.87%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.50%) Client/Server
4 25 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.48%) Data Structures
5 24 (3.48%) Social Media
6 23 (3.34%) Mainframe
7 20 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 20 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.61%) User Experience
9 17 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.03%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.89%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.60%) VSAM
13 10 (1.45%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.87%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.73%) iSeries
15 5 (0.73%) Semantic Web
15 5 (0.73%) Wiki
16 4 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.09%) Windows
2 45 (6.53%) Linux
3 37 (5.37%) Unix
4 23 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.47%) Android
7 15 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.87%) Solaris
8 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.73%) AIX
9 5 (0.73%) CentOS
9 5 (0.73%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (37.59%) Manual Testing
3 147 (21.34%) Test Automation
4 129 (18.72%) TDD
5 127 (18.43%) SDLC
6 120 (17.42%) Regression Testing
7 119 (17.27%) Software Testing
8 113 (16.40%) Functional Testing
9 111 (16.11%) Test Scripting
10 110 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
10 110 (15.97%) Scrum
11 98 (14.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 87 (12.63%) Unit Testing
13 83 (12.05%) Mentoring
13 83 (12.05%) Software Engineering
14 78 (11.32%) Waterfall
15 77 (11.18%) Performance Testing
16 71 (10.30%) Test Strategy
17 67 (9.72%) MVC
18 60 (8.71%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 220 (31.93%) Java
2 202 (29.32%) C#
3 186 (27.00%) SQL
4 162 (23.51%) JavaScript
5 72 (10.45%) PHP
6 33 (4.79%) PL/SQL
6 33 (4.79%) Python
7 31 (4.50%) COBOL
8 25 (3.63%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.19%) C++
10 20 (2.90%) C
11 19 (2.76%) Perl
12 17 (2.47%) Ruby
13 12 (1.74%) VB
14 11 (1.60%) JCL
15 10 (1.45%) CLIST
15 10 (1.45%) REXX
15 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.31%) PHP 5
17 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 122 (17.71%) ISEB
2 118 (17.13%) ISTQB
3 98 (14.22%) Degree
4 52 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (1.31%) MySQL Certification
6 8 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (33.24%) QA
2 22 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 119 (17.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 111 (16.11%) HP
2 97 (14.08%) Oracle
3 92 (13.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.89%) IBM
5 10 (1.45%) TSYS
6 9 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.31%) SAP
6 9 (1.31%) Zend
7 8 (1.16%) Pega
8 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.87%) Sophos
10 5 (0.73%) Rally
10 5 (0.73%) VMware
11 4 (0.58%) Informatica
11 4 (0.58%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.29%) Capita
13 1 (0.15%) Fundtech
13 1 (0.15%) Google
13 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
CBS butler
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Logix Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 11 days ago