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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / South East
Rank 153 207 228
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 304 281 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.48% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.70% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 251 246 240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
12682 16540 17497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.81% 87.25% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10315 14023 14128
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £67,500
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +39 86 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire +42 55 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Surrey +63 54 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +45 42 £37,500 -0.26% 5
Oxfordshire +7 30 £30,000 -25.00% 7
West Sussex +7 18 £31,500 -16.00% 2
East Sussex +9 15 £42,500 -19.04%
Kent -24 5 £47,000 +30.55%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 364 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (39.06%) SQL
3 187 (32.47%) Java
4 174 (30.21%) Selenium
5 172 (29.86%) TDD
6 164 (28.47%) C#
7 154 (26.74%) Manual Testing
8 143 (24.83%) QA
8 143 (24.83%) Microsoft
8 143 (24.83%) Scrum
9 139 (24.13%) HTML
10 133 (23.09%) SQL Server
11 129 (22.40%) Test Automation
12 127 (22.05%) Software Testing
13 126 (21.88%) .NET
14 117 (20.31%) JavaScript
15 116 (20.14%) Unit Testing
16 115 (19.97%) ISTQB
17 113 (19.62%) Software Engineering
18 111 (19.27%) Finance
19 107 (18.58%) Windows
20 106 (18.40%) CSS
21 102 (17.71%) Degree
22 99 (17.19%) Web Services
23 98 (17.01%) Test Scripting
24 84 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
25 82 (14.24%) REST
26 81 (14.06%) ISEB
27 80 (13.89%) Test Strategy
28 78 (13.54%) Linux

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 31 (5.38%) IIS
2 27 (4.69%) Confluence
3 23 (3.99%) NServiceBus
4 15 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.08%) JBoss
6 9 (1.56%) Apache
6 9 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.56%) CMS
7 6 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.69%) nginx
9 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.91%) MS Project
3 8 (1.39%) MS Office
4 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 63 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.99%) SaaS
4 10 (1.74%) IaaS
4 10 (1.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.52%) Office 365
5 3 (0.52%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) Google Play
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.43%) HTTP
2 10 (1.74%) DNS
2 10 (1.74%) Internet
2 10 (1.74%) IPv4
3 6 (1.04%) ATM
3 6 (1.04%) Firewall
3 6 (1.04%) IPv6
3 6 (1.04%) Network Security
3 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) ICMP
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) SSH
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.09%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 27 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 27 (4.69%) MySQL
3 27 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 27 (4.69%) Redis
4 23 (3.99%) Couchbase
4 23 (3.99%) CouchDB
4 23 (3.99%) Event Store
4 23 (3.99%) RavenDB
5 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.87%) Big Data
8 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.69%) Riak
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 174 (30.21%) Selenium
2 65 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 65 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (10.94%) JIRA
4 54 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 51 (8.85%) JMeter
6 48 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 38 (6.60%) Subversion
8 32 (5.56%) TeamCity
9 30 (5.21%) Jenkins
10 24 (4.17%) Cucumber
11 23 (3.99%) HP UFT
11 23 (3.99%) JSUnit
12 21 (3.65%) Ranorex
12 21 (3.65%) SoapUI
13 20 (3.47%) Maven
14 18 (3.13%) LoadRunner
15 17 (2.95%) Eclipse
15 17 (2.95%) IntelliJ
16 16 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 111 (19.27%) Finance
2 27 (4.69%) Marketing
3 24 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.99%) Banking
5 14 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.26%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.08%) Automotive
8 10 (1.74%) Retail
9 9 (1.56%) Publishing
10 7 (1.22%) Back Office
10 7 (1.22%) Electronics
11 6 (1.04%) Games
12 4 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.69%) iGaming
12 4 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) German Language
13 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 185 (32.12%) Developer
2 108 (18.75%) Analyst
3 103 (17.88%) Test Analyst
4 97 (16.84%) Tester
5 67 (11.63%) Test Engineer
6 65 (11.28%) Senior Developer
7 61 (10.59%) .NET Developer
8 56 (9.72%) C# Developer
9 51 (8.85%) Automation Tester
10 50 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (7.47%) QA Engineer
12 41 (7.12%) Java Developer
13 38 (6.60%) Software Tester
14 33 (5.73%) Test Automation Engineer
15 31 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
15 31 (5.38%) Test Manager
16 30 (5.21%) Junior
16 30 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (5.03%) QA Tester
18 28 (4.86%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (24.13%) HTML
2 126 (21.88%) .NET
3 106 (18.40%) CSS
4 99 (17.19%) Web Services
5 82 (14.24%) REST
6 67 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 60 (10.42%) AngularJS
8 54 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 51 (8.85%) ASP.NET
10 50 (8.68%) HTML5
10 50 (8.68%) J2EE
11 48 (8.33%) WCF
12 45 (7.81%) Entity Framework
13 44 (7.64%) jQuery
14 42 (7.29%) XML
15 39 (6.77%) Spring
16 36 (6.25%) SOAP
17 34 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (4.17%) Hibernate
19 23 (3.99%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 45 (7.81%) Blog
3 40 (6.94%) User Experience
4 31 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.56%) Replication
10 7 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.87%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 4 (0.69%) Online Games
12 4 (0.69%) PKI
12 4 (0.69%) Wiki
13 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.35%) iPhone
13 2 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.58%) Windows
2 78 (13.54%) Linux
3 34 (5.90%) Unix
4 31 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.74%) Solaris
7 9 (1.56%) Android
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (29.86%) TDD
3 154 (26.74%) Manual Testing
4 143 (24.83%) Scrum
5 129 (22.40%) Test Automation
6 127 (22.05%) Software Testing
7 116 (20.14%) Unit Testing
8 113 (19.62%) Software Engineering
9 98 (17.01%) Test Scripting
10 84 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (13.89%) Test Strategy
12 73 (12.67%) Automation Testing
13 72 (12.50%) Regression Testing
14 64 (11.11%) SDLC
15 63 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 61 (10.59%) Performance Testing
17 60 (10.42%) BDD
18 56 (9.72%) DevOps
19 52 (9.03%) SOLID
19 52 (9.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (39.06%) SQL
2 187 (32.47%) Java
3 164 (28.47%) C#
4 117 (20.31%) JavaScript
5 53 (9.20%) T-SQL
6 46 (7.99%) C++
7 45 (7.81%) Python
8 33 (5.73%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.47%) PHP
10 19 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.13%) VB
12 17 (2.95%) C
12 17 (2.95%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.95%) Ruby
13 16 (2.78%) Groovy
14 15 (2.60%) Perl
14 15 (2.60%) Scala
15 11 (1.91%) VBScript
16 10 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 115 (19.97%) ISTQB
2 102 (17.71%) Degree
3 81 (14.06%) ISEB
4 48 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (24.83%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.69%) SDET
3 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (7.64%) Docker
2 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.69%) HDFS
3 4 (0.69%) KVM
3 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (6.08%) Puppet
2 28 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.69%) Ambari
4 4 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.69%) Kibana
5 3 (0.52%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) SELinux
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.81%) Oracle
3 21 (3.65%) HP
4 13 (2.26%) SAP
5 9 (1.56%) hybris
5 9 (1.56%) Remedy
6 8 (1.39%) VMware
7 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.87%) Borland
8 5 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.69%) Facebook
9 4 (0.69%) IBM
9 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.52%) F5
10 3 (0.52%) Google
11 2 (0.35%) Apple
11 2 (0.35%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.35%) Zend
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