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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 196 184 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 281 333 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.62% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.91% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 224 299 251
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
15613 17454 19347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.56% 84.89% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13049 13887 15492
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 59 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Hampshire -5 55 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Sussex -12 41 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Surrey -9 38 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Oxfordshire +7 30 £37,500 +25.00% 3
West Sussex 0 29 £45,000 +38.46%
Kent +14 17 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £36,250 +5.07% 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 351 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (35.64%) C#
3 186 (32.98%) Finance
4 181 (32.09%) Selenium
5 170 (30.14%) QA
6 169 (29.96%) SQL
7 166 (29.43%) Manual Testing
8 149 (26.42%) .NET
8 149 (26.42%) JavaScript
9 144 (25.53%) HTML
10 135 (23.94%) Software Testing
11 131 (23.23%) Java
11 131 (23.23%) Test Automation
12 126 (22.34%) Regression Testing
13 125 (22.16%) ISEB
14 115 (20.39%) ISTQB
15 112 (19.86%) Windows
16 105 (18.62%) Degree
17 101 (17.91%) CSS
18 99 (17.55%) Test Scripting
19 93 (16.49%) Scrum
19 93 (16.49%) SDLC
20 88 (15.60%) Functional Testing
21 85 (15.07%) TDD
22 83 (14.72%) XML
23 79 (14.01%) Web Services
23 79 (14.01%) WebDriver
24 74 (13.12%) Unit Testing
25 73 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
25 73 (12.94%) Software Engineering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (5.14%) CICS
2 20 (3.55%) IIS
3 18 (3.19%) CMS
4 17 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.48%) Apache
6 11 (1.95%) Node.js
7 8 (1.42%) Confluence
7 8 (1.42%) nginx
7 8 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.24%) ColdFusion
9 6 (1.06%) JBoss
9 6 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (4.08%) VisionPLUS
2 20 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.19%) SaaS
3 16 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.42%) IaaS
4 8 (1.42%) PaaS
5 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.71%) GitHub
5 4 (0.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.55%) Firewall
2 19 (3.37%) DNS
3 14 (2.48%) HTTP
4 12 (2.13%) Internet
4 12 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.42%) Intranet
5 8 (1.42%) IPv4
6 6 (1.06%) VLAN
6 6 (1.06%) VPN
7 4 (0.71%) Extranet
8 3 (0.53%) VoIP
9 1 (0.18%) 3G
9 1 (0.18%) 4G
9 1 (0.18%) GPRS
9 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.33%) MySQL
3 33 (5.85%) DB2
4 23 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.48%) Big Data
6 13 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.95%) Redis
8 10 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.77%) Riak
9 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.71%) GIS
12 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 181 (32.09%) Selenium
2 79 (14.01%) WebDriver
3 62 (10.99%) JUnit
4 55 (9.75%) Git (software)
5 54 (9.57%) JIRA
6 52 (9.22%) TestNG
7 49 (8.69%) Visual Studio
8 47 (8.33%) HP UFT
9 40 (7.09%) Jenkins
10 38 (6.74%) JMeter
10 38 (6.74%) NUnit
11 35 (6.21%) Subversion
12 31 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (3.55%) Bugzilla
14 18 (3.19%) LoadRunner
15 16 (2.84%) SoapUI
16 14 (2.48%) SpecFlow
17 13 (2.30%) Trac
18 12 (2.13%) Eclipse
19 11 (1.95%) Cucumber
General
1 186 (32.98%) Finance
2 23 (4.08%) Banking
3 22 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.19%) Marketing
5 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.60%) Retail
6 8 (1.42%) Back Office
7 7 (1.24%) Automotive
7 7 (1.24%) Electronics
8 6 (1.06%) Games
8 6 (1.06%) Publishing
9 5 (0.89%) Advertising
10 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.71%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.71%) Legal
10 4 (0.71%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (23.76%) Analyst
2 133 (23.58%) Developer
2 133 (23.58%) Tester
3 128 (22.70%) Test Analyst
4 61 (10.82%) Automation Tester
5 52 (9.22%) Test Engineer
6 51 (9.04%) Test Leader
7 49 (8.69%) Automation Test Lead
7 49 (8.69%) QA Engineer
8 48 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
9 46 (8.16%) Test Manager
10 44 (7.80%) .NET Developer
10 44 (7.80%) QA Tester
11 43 (7.62%) Software Engineer
12 41 (7.27%) Senior Developer
13 38 (6.74%) C# Developer
14 36 (6.38%) QA Analyst
15 33 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
16 32 (5.67%) QA Test Analyst
17 28 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (26.42%) .NET
2 144 (25.53%) HTML
3 101 (17.91%) CSS
4 83 (14.72%) XML
5 79 (14.01%) Web Services
6 72 (12.77%) ASP.NET
7 51 (9.04%) AngularJS
8 47 (8.33%) JSON
9 45 (7.98%) jQuery
10 32 (5.67%) .NET Framework
11 30 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (5.32%) HTML5
12 28 (4.96%) Ajax
13 26 (4.61%) SOAP
14 23 (4.08%) RESTful
15 19 (3.37%) REST
15 19 (3.37%) WCF
16 16 (2.84%) J2EE
16 16 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (2.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.91%) Mainframe
3 32 (5.67%) Social Media
4 27 (4.79%) VSAM
5 19 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.37%) N-Tier
5 19 (3.37%) User Experience
6 16 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.42%) PKI
11 7 (1.24%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.06%) Wiki
13 5 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.86%) Windows
2 50 (8.87%) Linux
3 18 (3.19%) Unix
4 13 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.60%) Android
7 7 (1.24%) Solaris
7 7 (1.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.89%) AIX
8 5 (0.89%) CentOS
8 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.35%) zOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.43%) Manual Testing
3 135 (23.94%) Software Testing
4 131 (23.23%) Test Automation
5 126 (22.34%) Regression Testing
6 99 (17.55%) Test Scripting
7 93 (16.49%) Scrum
7 93 (16.49%) SDLC
8 88 (15.60%) Functional Testing
9 85 (15.07%) TDD
10 74 (13.12%) Unit Testing
11 73 (12.94%) Software Engineering
12 71 (12.59%) Mentoring
12 71 (12.59%) Waterfall
13 68 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 64 (11.35%) Performance Testing
16 63 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (9.04%) Test Strategy
18 50 (8.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 201 (35.64%) C#
2 169 (29.96%) SQL
3 149 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 131 (23.23%) Java
5 38 (6.74%) PHP
6 37 (6.56%) C++
7 34 (6.03%) COBOL
8 30 (5.32%) JCL
9 28 (4.96%) PL/SQL
9 28 (4.96%) Python
10 27 (4.79%) VB
11 24 (4.26%) Perl
12 22 (3.90%) REXX
13 20 (3.55%) CLIST
14 17 (3.01%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.66%) Ruby
15 15 (2.66%) VB.NET
16 12 (2.13%) VBScript
16 12 (2.13%) VC++
17 11 (1.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 125 (22.16%) ISEB
2 115 (20.39%) ISTQB
3 105 (18.62%) Degree
4 36 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.06%) MySQL Certification
9 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (30.14%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (1.77%) HDFS
2 9 (1.60%) Docker
3 8 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.42%) KVM
3 8 (1.42%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 73 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.77%) Ambari
2 10 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.42%) Kibana
4 4 (0.71%) Ansible
4 4 (0.71%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (12.94%) Oracle
2 65 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 61 (10.82%) HP
4 20 (3.55%) TSYS
5 15 (2.66%) Sophos
6 13 (2.30%) IBM
6 13 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.77%) SAP
8 9 (1.60%) VMware
9 8 (1.42%) Pega
10 7 (1.24%) Zend
11 6 (1.06%) Telerik
12 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.71%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.71%) Google
13 4 (0.71%) Informatica
13 4 (0.71%) SaltStack
14 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.53%) Capita
15 2 (0.35%) CA
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000.0000 - £33000.0000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38K Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Madgex
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £34000.00 per annum + full bens package
Posted: 13 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 21 days ago
Cowes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cowes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 25 days ago