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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 181 175 246
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +71
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 266 407 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 1.87% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.17% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 232 349 225
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
13883 18751 18538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.94% 86.08% 83.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11447 15709 14643
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +26 72 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hampshire -7 59 £52,500 +22.09% 6
Oxfordshire +29 33 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +40 31 £36,250 +6.61% 4
Berkshire +13 28 £43,500 -13.00% 4
West Sussex -24 25 £37,500 -3.22% 3
East Sussex +8 12 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Kent -10 5 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 320 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (40.74%) Selenium
3 184 (35.87%) SQL
4 182 (35.48%) C#
5 166 (32.36%) Java
6 155 (30.21%) HTML
7 150 (29.24%) .NET
8 146 (28.46%) Scrum
9 144 (28.07%) TDD
10 139 (27.10%) JavaScript
11 130 (25.34%) Manual Testing
12 129 (25.15%) Test Automation
13 123 (23.98%) QA
14 114 (22.22%) Software Testing
15 108 (21.05%) Microsoft
16 107 (20.86%) CSS
17 101 (19.69%) ISEB
17 101 (19.69%) SQL Server
18 100 (19.49%) Windows
19 94 (18.32%) ISTQB
20 91 (17.74%) Degree
20 91 (17.74%) Web Services
21 89 (17.35%) Unit Testing
22 88 (17.15%) Test Scripting
23 81 (15.79%) Finance
24 78 (15.20%) Software Engineering
25 73 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
26 68 (13.26%) .NET Framework
27 67 (13.06%) Linux
28 66 (12.87%) ASP.NET

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 42 (8.19%) IIS
2 27 (5.26%) NServiceBus
3 23 (4.48%) CMS
4 19 (3.70%) Confluence
5 17 (3.31%) Apache
6 11 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.36%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.17%) JBoss
9 6 (1.17%) nginx
9 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.78%) WordPress
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.53%) MS Project
3 8 (1.56%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.46%) SaaS
4 10 (1.95%) IaaS
4 10 (1.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.19%) G Suite
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.85%) Internet
2 28 (5.46%) DNS
3 19 (3.70%) Firewall
4 17 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.95%) HTTP
6 6 (1.17%) ATM
6 6 (1.17%) IPv4
7 2 (0.39%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.33%) MySQL
3 43 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 39 (7.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 30 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (5.85%) Redis
6 27 (5.26%) RavenDB
7 24 (4.68%) Couchbase
7 24 (4.68%) CouchDB
7 24 (4.68%) Event Store
8 16 (3.12%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.56%) Big Data
12 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.17%) Riak
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 209 (40.74%) Selenium
2 63 (12.28%) JIRA
3 60 (11.70%) Git (software)
4 51 (9.94%) JMeter
5 50 (9.75%) WebDriver
6 48 (9.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (8.97%) Jenkins
8 44 (8.58%) Subversion
9 42 (8.19%) Visual Studio
10 35 (6.82%) Cucumber
10 35 (6.82%) TeamCity
11 34 (6.63%) TestNG
12 30 (5.85%) NUnit
13 25 (4.87%) HP UFT
14 24 (4.68%) JSUnit
14 24 (4.68%) LoadRunner
15 22 (4.29%) SpecFlow
16 20 (3.90%) JUnit
17 18 (3.51%) MSTest
18 17 (3.31%) Ranorex
General
1 81 (15.79%) Finance
2 16 (3.12%) Marketing
3 14 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.53%) Banking
5 11 (2.14%) Retail
6 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.75%) Games
8 7 (1.36%) Electronics
8 7 (1.36%) iGaming
8 7 (1.36%) Publishing
9 6 (1.17%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Legal
11 4 (0.78%) Automotive
11 4 (0.78%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 175 (34.11%) Developer
2 117 (22.81%) Tester
3 106 (20.66%) Analyst
4 102 (19.88%) Test Analyst
5 80 (15.59%) Automation Tester
6 73 (14.23%) .NET Developer
7 68 (13.26%) C# Developer
8 64 (12.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 60 (11.70%) Senior Developer
10 59 (11.50%) Test Engineer
11 51 (9.94%) Automation Test Analyst
12 41 (7.99%) Software Test Engineer
13 39 (7.60%) QA Tester
13 39 (7.60%) Senior .NET Developer
13 39 (7.60%) Software Tester
14 34 (6.63%) Senior C# Developer
15 33 (6.43%) Selenium Tester
15 33 (6.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 31 (6.04%) QA Automation Tester
16 31 (6.04%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (30.21%) HTML
2 150 (29.24%) .NET
3 107 (20.86%) CSS
4 91 (17.74%) Web Services
5 68 (13.26%) .NET Framework
6 66 (12.87%) ASP.NET
7 65 (12.67%) AngularJS
8 63 (12.28%) XML
9 59 (11.50%) REST
10 51 (9.94%) HTML5
11 49 (9.55%) Entity Framework
12 47 (9.16%) WCF
13 46 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (7.60%) jQuery
15 35 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (6.63%) Spring
17 33 (6.43%) SOAP
18 32 (6.24%) JSON
19 27 (5.26%) Durandal
19 27 (5.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.36%) Blog
2 43 (8.38%) User Experience
3 34 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.53%) Wiki
6 12 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.95%) Smartcard
8 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.17%) Online Games
11 6 (1.17%) PKI
12 5 (0.97%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.78%) Fintech
13 4 (0.78%) Social Media
14 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.49%) Windows
2 67 (13.06%) Linux
3 33 (6.43%) Windows Server
4 32 (6.24%) Unix
5 24 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.17%) Solaris
8 5 (0.97%) Android
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (28.46%) Scrum
3 144 (28.07%) TDD
4 130 (25.34%) Manual Testing
5 129 (25.15%) Test Automation
6 114 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 89 (17.35%) Unit Testing
8 88 (17.15%) Test Scripting
9 78 (15.20%) Software Engineering
10 73 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (11.70%) Automation Testing
12 57 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 53 (10.33%) Performance Testing
14 52 (10.14%) DevOps
14 52 (10.14%) MVC
15 48 (9.36%) BDD
16 46 (8.97%) SDLC
16 46 (8.97%) Test Strategy
17 43 (8.38%) Mentoring
17 43 (8.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 184 (35.87%) SQL
2 182 (35.48%) C#
3 166 (32.36%) Java
4 139 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 55 (10.72%) C++
6 45 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 41 (7.99%) Python
8 38 (7.41%) PHP
9 32 (6.24%) VB
10 25 (4.87%) PowerShell
11 24 (4.68%) Perl
12 21 (4.09%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.90%) VBScript
14 19 (3.70%) Ruby
15 16 (3.12%) C
16 15 (2.92%) Groovy
17 12 (2.34%) Bash Shell
17 12 (2.34%) Scala
18 10 (1.95%) Embedded C
18 10 (1.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 101 (19.69%) ISEB
2 94 (18.32%) ISTQB
3 91 (17.74%) Degree
4 64 (12.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (23.98%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) SDET
3 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (7.60%) Docker
2 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.17%) HDFS
3 6 (1.17%) KVM
3 6 (1.17%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (5.65%) Puppet
2 26 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.17%) Ambari
4 6 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.17%) Kibana
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 108 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.14%) Oracle
3 12 (2.34%) SAP
4 11 (2.14%) HP
4 11 (2.14%) Zend
5 9 (1.75%) Remedy
6 8 (1.56%) Google
7 7 (1.36%) VMware
8 6 (1.17%) hybris
8 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.97%) Telerik
10 3 (0.58%) Concur
10 3 (0.58%) RedGate
10 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.39%) Facebook
11 2 (0.39%) Perforce
12 1 (0.19%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.19%) IBM
12 1 (0.19%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Awesome Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to 65,000 pounds (depending on level) + car allowance (6k) + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, flexi-hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent package
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Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-40k
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Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £51,000 and wonderful benefits
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 10% bonus, 5% pension.
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits as listed
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Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
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