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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 191 205 218
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 315 297 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.30% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.63% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 283 255 232
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,825 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
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
16897 18275 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.61% 80.17% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13434 14589 13755
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +49 69 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Hampshire +28 59 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Berkshire -6 58 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Surrey -1 48 £41,250 +17.85% 6
Buckinghamshire -13 29 £34,500 +1.47% 3
West Sussex 0 23 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Oxfordshire -1 16 £31,250 -37.50% 12
Kent -6 9 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 403 (66.72%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (41.39%) Selenium
3 225 (37.25%) QA
4 223 (36.92%) Java
5 179 (29.64%) SQL
6 171 (28.31%) Manual Testing
7 169 (27.98%) C#
8 152 (25.17%) .NET
9 139 (23.01%) TDD
9 139 (23.01%) Scrum
9 139 (23.01%) Test Automation
10 133 (22.02%) Finance
11 119 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
12 116 (19.21%) Web Services
13 115 (19.04%) HTML
14 107 (17.72%) JavaScript
15 103 (17.05%) Degree
16 100 (16.56%) XML
17 99 (16.39%) Software Testing
17 99 (16.39%) ISTQB
18 95 (15.73%) WebDriver
18 95 (15.73%) Software Engineering
19 94 (15.56%) ISEB
20 88 (14.57%) Oracle
21 82 (13.58%) CSS
21 82 (13.58%) Windows
22 81 (13.41%) Unit Testing
23 79 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
24 76 (12.58%) BDD
24 76 (12.58%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.31%) IIS
3 16 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.48%) Apache
5 9 (1.49%) nginx
6 6 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.99%) Confluence
7 4 (0.66%) Node.js
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.50%) CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Jetty
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.15%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) Mingle
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.48%) SaaS
2 9 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.31%) HTTP
2 15 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.15%) DNS
4 12 (1.99%) DHCP
5 9 (1.49%) Internet
5 9 (1.49%) FTP
5 9 (1.49%) IPsec
6 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.77%) MySQL
2 57 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 37 (6.13%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.32%) DB2
7 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.33%) MS Access
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 250 (41.39%) Selenium
2 95 (15.73%) WebDriver
3 70 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 70 (11.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 52 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (7.45%) Cucumber
6 44 (7.28%) JMeter
7 41 (6.79%) Git (software)
8 32 (5.30%) JUnit
9 30 (4.97%) Eclipse
10 28 (4.64%) Subversion
11 27 (4.47%) Oracle Forms
12 26 (4.30%) SoapUI
13 25 (4.14%) FitNesse
13 25 (4.14%) WatiN
13 25 (4.14%) Visual Studio
14 24 (3.97%) TestNG
15 22 (3.64%) Maven
16 21 (3.48%) PHPUnit
16 21 (3.48%) JIRA
General
1 133 (22.02%) Finance
2 17 (2.81%) Retail
3 11 (1.82%) Games
4 10 (1.66%) Banking
4 10 (1.66%) Marketing
5 9 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.49%) Advertising
6 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.99%) Publishing
8 5 (0.83%) Automotive
8 5 (0.83%) Electronics
9 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (22.52%) Developer
2 119 (19.70%) Tester
3 114 (18.87%) Analyst
4 100 (16.56%) Test Analyst
5 68 (11.26%) Software Engineer
6 64 (10.60%) QA Engineer
7 51 (8.44%) Test Engineer
8 49 (8.11%) Software Tester
9 42 (6.95%) Team Leader
10 33 (5.46%) Automation Tester
11 32 (5.30%) QA Analyst
12 27 (4.47%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.47%) Test Manager
13 21 (3.48%) Test Leader
13 21 (3.48%) PHP Developer
14 19 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.15%) Test Team Leader
15 18 (2.98%) Java Developer
15 18 (2.98%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.81%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (25.17%) .NET
2 116 (19.21%) Web Services
3 115 (19.04%) HTML
4 100 (16.56%) XML
5 82 (13.58%) CSS
6 38 (6.29%) jQuery
6 38 (6.29%) .NET Framework
7 36 (5.96%) ASP.NET
8 35 (5.79%) HTML5
9 29 (4.80%) J2EE
10 26 (4.30%) Ajax
11 23 (3.81%) WCF
11 23 (3.81%) Spring
12 21 (3.48%) XSLT
13 20 (3.31%) Symfony
14 19 (3.15%) REST
14 19 (3.15%) Gherkin
15 18 (2.98%) SOAP
16 17 (2.81%) Silverlight
16 17 (2.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.60%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.97%) User Experience
5 18 (2.98%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.98%) Visualisation
6 16 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.48%) Mathematics
8 13 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.15%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.82%) Social Media
9 11 (1.82%) VSAM
10 10 (1.66%) Kindle
10 10 (1.66%) iSeries
11 9 (1.49%) Graphic Design
12 8 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.16%) AS400
13 7 (1.16%) Statistics
14 6 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.58%) Windows
2 65 (10.76%) Linux
3 52 (8.61%) UNIX
4 10 (1.66%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.66%) Android
5 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (66.72%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (28.31%) Manual Testing
3 139 (23.01%) TDD
3 139 (23.01%) Scrum
3 139 (23.01%) Test Automation
4 119 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (16.39%) Software Testing
6 95 (15.73%) Software Engineering
7 81 (13.41%) Unit Testing
8 79 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 76 (12.58%) BDD
10 71 (11.75%) Test Scripting
11 70 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 65 (10.76%) Automation Testing
13 63 (10.43%) E-Commerce
14 62 (10.26%) Test Strategy
15 61 (10.10%) Regression Testing
16 49 (8.11%) Test Management
16 49 (8.11%) Project Management
16 49 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 223 (36.92%) Java
2 179 (29.64%) SQL
3 169 (27.98%) C#
4 107 (17.72%) JavaScript
5 76 (12.58%) PHP
6 45 (7.45%) Ruby
6 45 (7.45%) Python
7 39 (6.46%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.97%) COBOL
9 22 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.31%) VB
11 18 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.81%) C
13 12 (1.99%) C++
14 11 (1.82%) XPath
14 11 (1.82%) VBScript
15 9 (1.49%) VB6
16 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.16%) XQuery
18 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (17.05%) Degree
2 99 (16.39%) ISTQB
3 94 (15.56%) ISEB
4 54 (8.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.16%) IC3 Certification
5 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (0.99%) PhD
7 5 (0.83%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.33%) HNC
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (37.25%) QA
2 10 (1.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (8.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 88 (14.57%) Oracle
2 50 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.13%) HP
4 14 (2.32%) Pega
5 8 (1.32%) VMware
6 6 (0.99%) Perforce
7 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.50%) hybris
8 3 (0.50%) SAP
8 3 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.50%) Remedy
8 3 (0.50%) Adobe
8 3 (0.50%) Citrix
9 2 (0.33%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.33%) Google
10 1 (0.17%) Facebook
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) Sun
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus a great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40k Package including Company Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago