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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 193 203 254
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +51
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 302 329 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.53% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.81% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 250 294 206
Average salary £40,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
16510 18147 19830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 84.50% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13883 14344 15744
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Berkshire +15 64 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Hampshire +26 60 £43,750 +16.66% 16
Oxfordshire +20 39 £37,500 +25.00% 4
West Sussex +1 39 £45,000 +26.76% 4
East Sussex -19 37 £36,250 -30.95% 3
Surrey -21 36 £37,000 -17.77% 3
Kent +2 22 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 376 (63.09%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (33.22%) C#
3 184 (30.87%) Manual Testing
4 183 (30.70%) QA
5 182 (30.54%) Finance
6 179 (30.03%) Selenium
7 175 (29.36%) SQL
8 151 (25.34%) .NET
9 145 (24.33%) Java
10 144 (24.16%) JavaScript
11 137 (22.99%) Software Testing
12 134 (22.48%) Test Automation
13 131 (21.98%) HTML
14 125 (20.97%) ISEB
15 122 (20.47%) Regression Testing
16 113 (18.96%) SDLC
17 111 (18.62%) ISTQB
18 110 (18.46%) Windows
19 107 (17.95%) Degree
20 98 (16.44%) CSS
21 95 (15.94%) TDD
21 95 (15.94%) Test Scripting
22 92 (15.44%) Functional Testing
23 87 (14.60%) Web Services
24 86 (14.43%) Scrum
24 86 (14.43%) Software Engineering
25 85 (14.26%) XML
26 82 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
27 80 (13.42%) SQL Server
28 78 (13.09%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 31 (5.20%) CICS
2 26 (4.36%) IIS
3 16 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.18%) Apache
4 13 (2.18%) ColdFusion
5 10 (1.68%) Node.js
6 8 (1.34%) CMS
6 8 (1.34%) nginx
6 8 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.17%) Confluence
8 6 (1.01%) JBoss
9 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.18%) MS Office
3 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (4.19%) VisionPLUS
2 18 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.86%) SaaS
2 22 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.34%) IaaS
4 8 (1.34%) PaaS
5 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.68%) Firewall
2 11 (1.85%) DNS
2 11 (1.85%) HTTP
3 8 (1.34%) IPv4
4 7 (1.17%) Internet
5 6 (1.01%) VLAN
5 6 (1.01%) VPN
6 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.67%) Extranet
7 4 (0.67%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) 3G
8 1 (0.17%) 4G
8 1 (0.17%) GPRS
8 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.88%) DB2
3 34 (5.70%) MySQL
4 22 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 22 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.02%) Big Data
6 13 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.68%) Redis
7 10 (1.68%) Riak
8 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 179 (30.03%) Selenium
2 76 (12.75%) WebDriver
3 71 (11.91%) JUnit
4 56 (9.40%) Git (software)
5 55 (9.23%) HP UFT
6 52 (8.72%) Jenkins
6 52 (8.72%) JIRA
7 45 (7.55%) Visual Studio
8 42 (7.05%) TestNG
9 41 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (6.04%) NUnit
11 34 (5.70%) JMeter
12 26 (4.36%) Subversion
13 21 (3.52%) Eclipse
14 20 (3.36%) Bugzilla
15 19 (3.19%) LoadRunner
16 15 (2.52%) SoapUI
17 14 (2.35%) Selenium IDE
18 13 (2.18%) Trac
19 12 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 182 (30.54%) Finance
2 21 (3.52%) Banking
3 16 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.18%) Marketing
5 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.17%) Back Office
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 6 (1.01%) Automotive
7 6 (1.01%) Electronics
7 6 (1.01%) Publishing
8 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.67%) Games
9 4 (0.67%) Legal
9 4 (0.67%) Local Government
9 4 (0.67%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (22.48%) Developer
2 132 (22.15%) Analyst
3 127 (21.31%) Test Analyst
4 123 (20.64%) Tester
5 64 (10.74%) Test Engineer
6 61 (10.23%) QA Engineer
7 49 (8.22%) Software Engineer
7 49 (8.22%) Test Manager
8 48 (8.05%) Automation Tester
9 47 (7.89%) Automation Test Lead
9 47 (7.89%) Test Leader
10 44 (7.38%) Automation Test Analyst
11 43 (7.21%) Senior Developer
12 41 (6.88%) QA Tester
13 40 (6.71%) C# Developer
14 39 (6.54%) .NET Developer
15 34 (5.70%) Senior Analyst
15 34 (5.70%) Team Leader
16 32 (5.37%) Senior Test Analyst
17 30 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (25.34%) .NET
2 131 (21.98%) HTML
3 98 (16.44%) CSS
4 87 (14.60%) Web Services
5 85 (14.26%) XML
6 66 (11.07%) ASP.NET
7 50 (8.39%) AngularJS
8 45 (7.55%) JSON
9 40 (6.71%) .NET Framework
10 38 (6.38%) HTML5
11 36 (6.04%) jQuery
12 29 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (4.70%) SOAP
14 27 (4.53%) Ajax
14 27 (4.53%) RESTful
15 23 (3.86%) REST
16 20 (3.36%) WCF
17 19 (3.19%) CSS3
18 18 (3.02%) J2EE
19 17 (2.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.38%) Mainframe
3 33 (5.54%) Social Media
4 29 (4.87%) VSAM
5 24 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.69%) User Experience
8 19 (3.19%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.68%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.35%) Visualisation
11 12 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.01%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.51%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.34%) PKI
14 7 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 6 (1.01%) Wiki
16 5 (0.84%) iSeries
16 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.46%) Windows
2 48 (8.05%) Linux
3 17 (2.85%) Unix
4 15 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.35%) Android
6 13 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.34%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.17%) Solaris
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.84%) AIX
10 5 (0.84%) CentOS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.34%) zOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (63.09%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (30.87%) Manual Testing
3 137 (22.99%) Software Testing
4 134 (22.48%) Test Automation
5 122 (20.47%) Regression Testing
6 113 (18.96%) SDLC
7 95 (15.94%) TDD
7 95 (15.94%) Test Scripting
8 92 (15.44%) Functional Testing
9 86 (14.43%) Scrum
9 86 (14.43%) Software Engineering
10 78 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (12.92%) Waterfall
12 76 (12.75%) Unit Testing
13 75 (12.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 74 (12.42%) Mentoring
15 68 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 67 (11.24%) Test Strategy
17 60 (10.07%) SOA
18 57 (9.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 198 (33.22%) C#
2 175 (29.36%) SQL
3 145 (24.33%) Java
4 144 (24.16%) JavaScript
5 47 (7.89%) PHP
6 40 (6.71%) COBOL
7 35 (5.87%) C++
8 31 (5.20%) JCL
9 29 (4.87%) Python
10 24 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 24 (4.03%) REXX
11 22 (3.69%) CLIST
12 20 (3.36%) Perl
13 18 (3.02%) VB
14 17 (2.85%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.68%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.35%) Ruby
17 12 (2.01%) Bash Shell
17 12 (2.01%) VC++
18 11 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 125 (20.97%) ISEB
2 111 (18.62%) ISTQB
3 107 (17.95%) Degree
4 42 (7.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (4.36%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.01%) MySQL Certification
9 5 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (30.70%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (1.68%) HDFS
2 9 (1.51%) Docker
3 8 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.34%) KVM
3 8 (1.34%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 82 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.68%) Ambari
2 10 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.34%) Kibana
4 2 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 77 (12.92%) HP
2 73 (12.25%) Microsoft
3 71 (11.91%) Oracle
4 22 (3.69%) TSYS
5 17 (2.85%) Sophos
6 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.85%) IBM
8 9 (1.51%) SAP
8 9 (1.51%) VMware
9 8 (1.34%) Pega
10 7 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.17%) Zend
11 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.67%) Informatica
13 3 (0.50%) Capita
14 2 (0.34%) CA
14 2 (0.34%) Rally
15 1 (0.17%) BMC
15 1 (0.17%) Citrix
15 1 (0.17%) Compuware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 23 days ago