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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 203 230 236
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 279 234 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.10% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.40% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 249 210 217
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
17208 16702 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.80% 78.57% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13313 13676 14903
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +25 67 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Surrey +28 64 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Berkshire +6 57 £37,500 -26.47% 8
East Sussex -13 40 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 29 £38,500 +19.37% 3
West Sussex -9 10 £38,750 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -8 7 - - 1
Kent -23 5 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Middlesex -12 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 300 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (43.70%) Selenium
3 230 (39.72%) SQL
4 193 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 183 (31.61%) QA
6 136 (23.49%) ISEB
7 135 (23.32%) .NET
8 134 (23.14%) C#
9 133 (22.97%) Java
10 125 (21.59%) Degree
11 119 (20.55%) Software Testing
12 107 (18.48%) Finance
13 106 (18.31%) Test Automation
14 105 (18.13%) ISTQB
15 101 (17.44%) QuickTest Pro
16 100 (17.27%) Test Scripting
17 98 (16.93%) JavaScript
18 97 (16.75%) Microsoft
19 96 (16.58%) Scrum
20 93 (16.06%) HTML
21 91 (15.72%) CSS
22 83 (14.34%) Windows
23 82 (14.16%) OO
24 79 (13.64%) TDD
25 75 (12.95%) Web Services
26 73 (12.61%) XML
27 70 (12.09%) Oracle
28 68 (11.74%) Unit Testing
29 67 (11.57%) Test Management
29 67 (11.57%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 27 (4.66%) Apache
2 20 (3.45%) IIS
3 11 (1.90%) CMS
4 9 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (1.21%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.52%) Mingle
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.07%) SaaS
2 6 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.04%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.15%) Internet
2 8 (1.38%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.35%) DNS
3 2 (0.35%) DHCP
3 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.35%) Wireless
3 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.01%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.59%) MySQL
5 14 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.35%) MS Access
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 253 (43.70%) Selenium
2 101 (17.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 67 (11.57%) WebDriver
4 62 (10.71%) JIRA
5 51 (8.81%) JMeter
6 48 (8.29%) Git (software)
7 47 (8.12%) Jenkins
8 40 (6.91%) Visual Studio
9 38 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (6.22%) Subversion
10 36 (6.22%) JUnit
11 31 (5.35%) NUnit
12 24 (4.15%) TestNG
12 24 (4.15%) SoapUI
13 21 (3.63%) Cucumber
14 19 (3.28%) Maven
15 18 (3.11%) LoadRunner
16 17 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
16 17 (2.94%) Ant
17 13 (2.25%) Moq
General
1 107 (18.48%) Finance
2 26 (4.49%) Banking
3 15 (2.59%) Retail
4 12 (2.07%) Advertising
5 10 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.38%) Publishing
6 8 (1.38%) Legal
7 6 (1.04%) Back Office
8 5 (0.86%) Front Office
9 3 (0.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.35%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (25.39%) Tester
2 134 (23.14%) Analyst
3 128 (22.11%) Test Analyst
4 110 (19.00%) Developer
5 80 (13.82%) Test Engineer
6 53 (9.15%) Software Tester
7 46 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 46 (7.94%) Senior Tester
8 38 (6.56%) Test Manager
9 37 (6.39%) QA Engineer
10 31 (5.35%) QA Tester
11 28 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
12 27 (4.66%) Web Tester
13 26 (4.49%) Team Leader
13 26 (4.49%) QA Analyst
14 25 (4.32%) Java Developer
15 24 (4.15%) Software Test Analyst
16 22 (3.80%) Senior Software Tester
16 22 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
17 20 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (23.32%) .NET
2 93 (16.06%) HTML
3 91 (15.72%) CSS
4 75 (12.95%) Web Services
5 73 (12.61%) XML
6 44 (7.60%) ASP.NET
7 39 (6.74%) .NET Framework
8 33 (5.70%) jQuery
9 30 (5.18%) CSS3
10 28 (4.84%) XHTML
10 28 (4.84%) HTML5
11 26 (4.49%) WCF
12 24 (4.15%) J2EE
13 22 (3.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (3.45%) NHibernate
14 20 (3.45%) Spring
15 18 (3.11%) Hibernate
15 18 (3.11%) LINQ
15 18 (3.11%) Gherkin
16 16 (2.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.33%) Client/Server
2 49 (8.46%) Computer Science
3 34 (5.87%) N-Tier
4 31 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (4.66%) Mobile App
7 26 (4.49%) Life Science
8 24 (4.15%) Mathematics
9 22 (3.80%) Physics
9 22 (3.80%) Chemistry
9 22 (3.80%) Biology
10 17 (2.94%) User Experience
11 15 (2.59%) Open Source
12 14 (2.42%) Social Media
12 14 (2.42%) Statistics
13 13 (2.25%) W3C
14 10 (1.73%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.38%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 6 (1.04%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.34%) Windows
2 33 (5.70%) Linux
3 29 (5.01%) UNIX
4 7 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.86%) Windows NT
6 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 119 (20.55%) Software Testing
4 106 (18.31%) Test Automation
5 100 (17.27%) Test Scripting
6 96 (16.58%) Scrum
7 82 (14.16%) OO
8 79 (13.64%) TDD
9 68 (11.74%) Unit Testing
10 67 (11.57%) Test Management
11 66 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 57 (9.84%) Regression Testing
13 54 (9.33%) BDD
14 49 (8.46%) Software Engineering
15 47 (8.12%) Test Strategy
15 47 (8.12%) OOD
16 43 (7.43%) E-Commerce
17 41 (7.08%) Automation Testing
18 40 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (6.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (39.72%) SQL
2 134 (23.14%) C#
3 133 (22.97%) Java
4 98 (16.93%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.56%) PHP
6 37 (6.39%) VBScript
7 27 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.32%) VB
9 22 (3.80%) Ruby
10 15 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.90%) Python
12 10 (1.73%) C++
13 6 (1.04%) Perl
14 5 (0.86%) VB6
14 5 (0.86%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.69%) C
15 4 (0.69%) Groovy
16 3 (0.52%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (23.49%) ISEB
2 125 (21.59%) Degree
3 105 (18.13%) ISTQB
4 67 (11.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.73%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (31.61%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) GAMP
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) Firmware
3 2 (0.35%) zsh
3 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.35%) Squid
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 97 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 70 (12.09%) Oracle
3 41 (7.08%) HP
4 14 (2.42%) Citrix
5 13 (2.25%) Telerik
6 12 (2.07%) Google
7 10 (1.73%) Facebook
8 9 (1.55%) Informatica
9 7 (1.21%) VMware
9 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.04%) Appcelerator
11 5 (0.86%) Remedy
11 5 (0.86%) MathWorks
12 4 (0.69%) Adobe
12 4 (0.69%) Red Gate
13 3 (0.52%) Altova
13 3 (0.52%) JBoss
13 3 (0.52%) Empirix
14 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.35%) SAP
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + good salary & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent package depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 11 days ago