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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 181 232 223
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 342 242 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.59% 1.01% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.26% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 306 202 224
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
17608 19172 17706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.75% 80.04% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13952 15152 14358
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
East Sussex +35 91 £52,500 +64.06%
Surrey +42 64 £45,000 +24.13% 10
Berkshire +14 61 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Hampshire +19 50 £37,750 +25.83% 4
West Sussex +19 26 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 20 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -19 17 £34,000 -1.44% 3
Kent +18 11 £27,500 -36.04%
Sussex -1 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 369 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (44.50%) Selenium
3 222 (38.14%) QA
4 213 (36.60%) Java
5 197 (33.85%) SQL
6 173 (29.73%) C#
7 157 (26.98%) Test Automation
8 154 (26.46%) Manual Testing
9 153 (26.29%) .NET
10 132 (22.68%) Finance
11 128 (21.99%) TDD
12 127 (21.82%) Scrum
13 123 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
14 115 (19.76%) HTML
15 108 (18.56%) JavaScript
16 101 (17.35%) Web Services
17 100 (17.18%) Software Engineering
18 99 (17.01%) WebDriver
19 96 (16.49%) Degree
20 92 (15.81%) Software Testing
21 90 (15.46%) Oracle
22 88 (15.12%) ISEB
23 87 (14.95%) Windows
24 86 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
25 82 (14.09%) XML
26 81 (13.92%) CSS
27 78 (13.40%) Unit Testing
28 77 (13.23%) ISTQB
29 75 (12.89%) Test Scripting
30 73 (12.54%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (3.26%) WebLogic
2 18 (3.09%) IIS
2 18 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.06%) Apache
5 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.03%) Confluence
6 4 (0.69%) nginx
7 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
8 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.23%) SaaS
2 6 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.44%) HTTP
2 15 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.06%) DHCP
3 12 (2.06%) DNS
4 9 (1.55%) IPsec
4 9 (1.55%) FTP
5 8 (1.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) SNMP
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.45%) MySQL
2 45 (7.73%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.39%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.55%) DB2
7 7 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.52%) MS Access
10 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.34%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 259 (44.50%) Selenium
2 99 (17.01%) WebDriver
3 73 (12.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 73 (12.54%) Jenkins
4 63 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (8.08%) JMeter
6 41 (7.04%) Cucumber
7 40 (6.87%) SoapUI
8 33 (5.67%) Git (software)
9 32 (5.50%) Subversion
9 32 (5.50%) JUnit
10 31 (5.33%) Eclipse
11 30 (5.15%) WatiN
11 30 (5.15%) TestNG
12 29 (4.98%) FitNesse
13 25 (4.30%) Visual Studio
14 24 (4.12%) JIRA
15 23 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
16 19 (3.26%) Maven
16 19 (3.26%) NUnit
General
1 132 (22.68%) Finance
2 15 (2.58%) Advertising
2 15 (2.58%) Financial Institution
3 14 (2.41%) Retail
4 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.72%) Marketing
6 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.37%) Games
7 8 (1.37%) Banking
8 6 (1.03%) Automotive
8 6 (1.03%) Electronics
9 2 (0.34%) Billing
9 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (22.68%) Tester
2 128 (21.99%) Developer
3 99 (17.01%) Analyst
4 85 (14.60%) Test Analyst
5 83 (14.26%) Software Engineer
6 71 (12.20%) Test Engineer
7 56 (9.62%) Software Tester
8 53 (9.11%) QA Engineer
9 38 (6.53%) Automation Tester
10 27 (4.64%) Team Leader
11 25 (4.30%) Software Test Engineer
12 24 (4.12%) QA Analyst
13 23 (3.95%) QA Tester
14 22 (3.78%) Test Manager
14 22 (3.78%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.78%) Test Leader
15 19 (3.26%) Java Developer
16 18 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
16 18 (3.09%) Selenium Tester
17 17 (2.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (26.29%) .NET
2 115 (19.76%) HTML
3 101 (17.35%) Web Services
4 82 (14.09%) XML
5 81 (13.92%) CSS
6 41 (7.04%) .NET Framework
7 37 (6.36%) jQuery
8 31 (5.33%) HTML5
8 31 (5.33%) Ajax
9 30 (5.15%) ASP.NET
10 27 (4.64%) WCF
11 26 (4.47%) J2EE
12 21 (3.61%) LAMP
13 19 (3.26%) Spring
13 19 (3.26%) Gherkin
14 17 (2.92%) WinForms
15 16 (2.75%) SOAP
15 16 (2.75%) RESTful
16 15 (2.58%) REST
16 15 (2.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.65%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.50%) Open Source
5 28 (4.81%) Client/Server
6 24 (4.12%) User Experience
7 21 (3.61%) N-Tier
8 15 (2.58%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.72%) Kindle
10 10 (1.72%) Social Media
11 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.37%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.03%) VSAM
12 6 (1.03%) Wiki
12 6 (1.03%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.95%) Windows
2 61 (10.48%) Linux
3 51 (8.76%) UNIX
4 12 (2.06%) Android
4 12 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.34%) VMS
8 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (26.98%) Test Automation
3 154 (26.46%) Manual Testing
4 128 (21.99%) TDD
5 127 (21.82%) Scrum
6 123 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (17.18%) Software Engineering
8 92 (15.81%) Software Testing
9 86 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 78 (13.40%) Unit Testing
11 75 (12.89%) Test Scripting
12 67 (11.51%) BDD
13 65 (11.17%) Regression Testing
14 60 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 56 (9.62%) Test Strategy
15 56 (9.62%) E-Commerce
16 55 (9.45%) Test Management
17 48 (8.25%) Automation Testing
18 46 (7.90%) User Stories
19 42 (7.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 213 (36.60%) Java
2 197 (33.85%) SQL
3 173 (29.73%) C#
4 108 (18.56%) JavaScript
5 67 (11.51%) PHP
6 55 (9.45%) Ruby
7 52 (8.93%) Python
8 37 (6.36%) PL/SQL
9 20 (3.44%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.26%) C++
10 19 (3.26%) VB
11 17 (2.92%) C
11 17 (2.92%) COBOL
12 13 (2.23%) VBScript
13 12 (2.06%) XPath
14 11 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.55%) VB6
16 4 (0.69%) Groovy
17 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 96 (16.49%) Degree
2 88 (15.12%) ISEB
3 77 (13.23%) ISTQB
4 39 (6.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.20%) IC3 Certification
6 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) HNC
9 1 (0.17%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (38.14%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (9.11%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.89%) Puppet
3 8 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 90 (15.46%) Oracle
2 59 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 40 (6.87%) HP
4 12 (2.06%) VMware
5 8 (1.37%) Pega
6 6 (1.03%) Perforce
7 4 (0.69%) Remedy
7 4 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.52%) Google
8 3 (0.52%) Citrix
8 3 (0.52%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.52%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) IBM
9 1 (0.17%) Sun
9 1 (0.17%) Informatica
9 1 (0.17%) hybris
9 1 (0.17%) Facebook
9 1 (0.17%) Telerik
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