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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 204 179 213
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 256 358 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.70% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.00% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 226 294 255
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
14943 17932 18336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.33% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12434 14896 14137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Surrey +33 60 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Berkshire +4 46 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire -17 40 £32,500 -23.52% 7
Oxfordshire +8 39 £44,500 +4.70% 10
East Sussex -9 27 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 20 £45,000 +36.36% 1
West Sussex -43 14 £36,000 -5.26% 1
Kent +12 9 £38,000 +5.55% 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 330 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (44.17%) Selenium
3 205 (38.53%) C#
4 196 (36.84%) SQL
5 174 (32.71%) QA
6 172 (32.33%) HTML
7 168 (31.58%) .NET
8 165 (31.02%) JavaScript
9 156 (29.32%) Scrum
10 155 (29.14%) Java
11 149 (28.01%) ISEB
12 143 (26.88%) Finance
13 130 (24.44%) Manual Testing
14 126 (23.68%) Software Testing
15 123 (23.12%) ISTQB
16 116 (21.80%) Test Automation
17 113 (21.24%) TDD
18 109 (20.49%) CSS
19 105 (19.74%) Regression Testing
20 103 (19.36%) Windows
21 96 (18.05%) Test Scripting
22 92 (17.29%) Degree
23 87 (16.35%) ASP.NET
24 85 (15.98%) Microsoft
25 83 (15.60%) WebDriver
26 82 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
26 82 (15.41%) SQL Server
27 78 (14.66%) Functional Testing
28 76 (14.29%) Unit Testing
29 75 (14.10%) Performance Testing

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 39 (7.33%) CMS
2 34 (6.39%) IIS
3 17 (3.20%) CICS
4 16 (3.01%) Apache
5 13 (2.44%) NServiceBus
6 8 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.94%) Confluence
9 5 (0.94%) nginx
9 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.75%) WordPress
11 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) JBoss
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 37 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.44%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.57%) SaaS
4 5 (0.94%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.94%) IaaS
4 5 (0.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.14%) DNS
1 38 (7.14%) Internet
2 30 (5.64%) Firewall
3 29 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.63%) HTTP
5 7 (1.32%) Intranet
6 5 (0.94%) IPv4
7 4 (0.75%) VoIP
8 2 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 74 (13.91%) MySQL
3 34 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 23 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (3.01%) Redis
7 16 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (2.82%) DB2
9 13 (2.44%) RavenDB
10 10 (1.88%) Couchbase
10 10 (1.88%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.88%) Event Store
11 9 (1.69%) Big Data
11 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.94%) GIS
13 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 235 (44.17%) Selenium
2 83 (15.60%) WebDriver
3 74 (13.91%) JMeter
4 66 (12.41%) TestNG
5 65 (12.22%) Visual Studio
6 56 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 53 (9.96%) JIRA
8 50 (9.40%) NUnit
9 46 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 44 (8.27%) Subversion
11 42 (7.89%) JUnit
12 38 (7.14%) Jenkins
13 33 (6.20%) HP UFT
14 32 (6.02%) LoadRunner
15 28 (5.26%) Cucumber
15 28 (5.26%) SpecFlow
16 26 (4.89%) Gatling
17 21 (3.95%) MSTest
17 21 (3.95%) TeamCity
18 12 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 143 (26.88%) Finance
2 18 (3.38%) Banking
3 16 (3.01%) Retail
4 15 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.44%) Marketing
6 10 (1.88%) Publishing
7 9 (1.69%) Games
8 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.32%) iGaming
9 6 (1.13%) Automotive
10 5 (0.94%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.94%) Legal
10 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (30.83%) Tester
2 142 (26.69%) Developer
3 125 (23.50%) Analyst
4 121 (22.74%) Test Analyst
5 114 (21.43%) Automation Tester
6 67 (12.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 61 (11.47%) .NET Developer
8 58 (10.90%) QA Tester
9 53 (9.96%) C# Developer
9 53 (9.96%) Test Engineer
10 47 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (8.65%) QA Analyst
11 46 (8.65%) QA Automation Tester
12 44 (8.27%) QA Test Analyst
13 42 (7.89%) Selenium Tester
13 42 (7.89%) Senior Developer
14 41 (7.71%) QA Automation Analyst
14 41 (7.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 40 (7.52%) Software Tester
15 40 (7.52%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (32.33%) HTML
2 168 (31.58%) .NET
3 109 (20.49%) CSS
4 87 (16.35%) ASP.NET
5 74 (13.91%) Web Services
6 72 (13.53%) XML
7 58 (10.90%) AngularJS
8 53 (9.96%) .NET Framework
9 48 (9.02%) jQuery
10 41 (7.71%) HTML5
11 39 (7.33%) Ajax
12 37 (6.95%) JSON
13 34 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (6.02%) Entity Framework
15 28 (5.26%) React
16 27 (5.08%) SOAP
16 27 (5.08%) WCF
17 25 (4.70%) Spring
18 24 (4.51%) REST
19 21 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.70%) User Experience
3 21 (3.95%) Blog
4 19 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 17 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (3.20%) Social Media
6 16 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.01%) VSAM
7 12 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.26%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.26%) Wiki
8 11 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.32%) Smartcard
11 5 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.94%) Online Games
11 5 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 103 (19.36%) Windows
2 49 (9.21%) Linux
3 27 (5.08%) Unix
4 23 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.32%) Android
7 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.94%) Windows NT
8 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (29.32%) Scrum
3 130 (24.44%) Manual Testing
4 126 (23.68%) Software Testing
5 116 (21.80%) Test Automation
6 113 (21.24%) TDD
7 105 (19.74%) Regression Testing
8 96 (18.05%) Test Scripting
9 82 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (14.66%) Functional Testing
11 76 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 75 (14.10%) Performance Testing
13 62 (11.65%) SDLC
14 60 (11.28%) MVC
15 53 (9.96%) Software Engineering
16 48 (9.02%) Automation Testing
16 48 (9.02%) Workflow
17 46 (8.65%) OO
18 42 (7.89%) BDD
18 42 (7.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 205 (38.53%) C#
2 196 (36.84%) SQL
3 165 (31.02%) JavaScript
4 155 (29.14%) Java
5 50 (9.40%) VB
6 44 (8.27%) PHP
7 40 (7.52%) C++
8 39 (7.33%) Python
9 36 (6.77%) Perl
10 28 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 28 (5.26%) VBScript
11 25 (4.70%) Ruby
12 24 (4.51%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.57%) COBOL
14 18 (3.38%) JCL
15 15 (2.82%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.26%) REXX
17 11 (2.07%) CLIST
18 10 (1.88%) Bash Shell
18 10 (1.88%) C
Qualifications
1 149 (28.01%) ISEB
2 123 (23.12%) ISTQB
3 92 (17.29%) Degree
4 64 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (6.39%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.94%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (32.71%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (3.76%) Docker
2 6 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.94%) HDFS
3 5 (0.94%) KVM
3 5 (0.94%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.20%) Puppet
3 10 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.13%) Ansible
5 5 (0.94%) Ambari
5 5 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.94%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 85 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.28%) Oracle
3 24 (4.51%) HP
4 12 (2.26%) Telerik
5 11 (2.07%) TSYS
5 11 (2.07%) Zend
6 10 (1.88%) Google
7 6 (1.13%) SAP
7 6 (1.13%) VMware
8 5 (0.94%) IBM
8 5 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.94%) SaltStack
9 4 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.75%) Sophos
10 3 (0.56%) RedGate
10 3 (0.56%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.19%) Capita
12 1 (0.19%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.19%) JD Edwards
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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £40000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to 65,000 pounds (depending on level) + car allowance (6k) + bonus
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Pension + Health + Bonus +++
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Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MP Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: to £23,000 + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
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Portsmouth
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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