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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 187 222 239
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 316 262 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.18% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.45% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 263 238 180
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire +16 64 £42,500 - 9
West Sussex +34 55 £37,750 +16.15% 3
Berkshire +5 48 £47,500 +18.75% 12
East Sussex +30 40 £43,500 +24.28% 5
Surrey -24 39 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Oxfordshire +28 37 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 13 £33,500 -12.98% 2
Kent +3 11 £36,000 +2.85%
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 476 (73.34%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (38.98%) Manual Testing
3 242 (37.29%) QA
4 218 (33.59%) Selenium
5 215 (33.13%) Java
6 179 (27.58%) Finance
7 170 (26.19%) TDD
8 169 (26.04%) C#
9 166 (25.58%) SQL
10 140 (21.57%) Scrum
11 137 (21.11%) .NET
12 136 (20.96%) ISTQB
13 130 (20.03%) JavaScript
14 129 (19.88%) Web Services
15 126 (19.41%) HTML
16 120 (18.49%) ISEB
17 112 (17.26%) Software Testing
17 112 (17.26%) Test Automation
18 111 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
19 110 (16.95%) XML
20 105 (16.18%) Unit Testing
21 98 (15.10%) Regression Testing
22 97 (14.95%) Oracle
23 94 (14.48%) Degree
24 91 (14.02%) CSS
25 88 (13.56%) Software Engineering
26 85 (13.10%) HP Quality Center
27 84 (12.94%) SQL Server
28 83 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
29 80 (12.33%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (5.55%) IIS
2 31 (4.78%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.54%) Node.js
5 8 (1.23%) Apache
6 7 (1.08%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.92%) nginx
8 5 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.31%) JBoss
11 2 (0.31%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.15%) Drupal
12 1 (0.15%) Jetty
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 51 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.47%) MS Office
3 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.77%) Mingle
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.23%) Magento
2 5 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.24%) SaaS
2 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.85%) HTTP
2 10 (1.54%) Internet
3 8 (1.23%) Network Security
3 8 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.77%) DNS
5 3 (0.46%) DHCP
5 3 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.46%) FTP
5 3 (0.46%) IPsec
6 2 (0.31%) Firewall
6 2 (0.31%) LTE
6 2 (0.31%) GSM
6 2 (0.31%) UMTS
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.09%) MySQL
3 35 (5.39%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.47%) DB2
7 13 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.23%) Big Data
8 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.46%) HBase
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.15%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 218 (33.59%) Selenium
2 67 (10.32%) WebDriver
3 61 (9.40%) HP UFT
4 60 (9.24%) Git (software)
5 58 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (7.86%) Jenkins
7 47 (7.24%) JMeter
8 43 (6.63%) Visual Studio
9 39 (6.01%) JUnit
9 39 (6.01%) NUnit
10 37 (5.70%) JIRA
11 34 (5.24%) Cucumber
12 33 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
13 27 (4.16%) SoapUI
14 25 (3.85%) PHPUnit
15 23 (3.54%) Subversion
15 23 (3.54%) Maven
16 20 (3.08%) SpecFlow
17 19 (2.93%) TestNG
18 17 (2.62%) Eclipse
General
1 179 (27.58%) Finance
2 24 (3.70%) Banking
3 20 (3.08%) Retail
4 16 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.69%) Marketing
5 11 (1.69%) Publishing
6 9 (1.39%) Games
7 7 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.08%) Automotive
8 5 (0.77%) Electronics
8 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.15%) Advertising
9 1 (0.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Legal
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 167 (25.73%) Developer
2 130 (20.03%) Analyst
3 120 (18.49%) Test Analyst
4 93 (14.33%) QA Engineer
5 91 (14.02%) Tester
6 61 (9.40%) Team Leader
7 58 (8.94%) Software Engineer
8 55 (8.47%) Test Engineer
9 44 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 39 (6.01%) Test Team Leader
10 39 (6.01%) QA Analyst
11 36 (5.55%) Web Developer
12 35 (5.39%) C# Developer
13 34 (5.24%) Software Tester
14 29 (4.47%) Test Manager
15 27 (4.16%) Java Developer
16 25 (3.85%) QA Tester
17 23 (3.54%) Agile Test Analyst
18 22 (3.39%) PHP Developer
18 22 (3.39%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (21.11%) .NET
2 129 (19.88%) Web Services
3 126 (19.41%) HTML
4 110 (16.95%) XML
5 91 (14.02%) CSS
6 60 (9.24%) HTML5
7 54 (8.32%) ASP.NET
8 43 (6.63%) .NET Framework
9 40 (6.16%) jQuery
10 39 (6.01%) XSLT
11 38 (5.86%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.78%) WCF
13 30 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (4.47%) RESTful
15 24 (3.70%) J2EE
16 23 (3.54%) Spring
16 23 (3.54%) Symfony
17 21 (3.24%) Ajax
18 20 (3.08%) Entity Framework
19 19 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.93%) Data Structures
3 32 (4.93%) Visualisation
4 21 (3.24%) User Experience
5 20 (3.08%) iSeries
5 20 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 19 (2.93%) AS400
7 18 (2.77%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.47%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.16%) Mainframe
9 14 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.00%) Social Media
10 13 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.69%) VSAM
12 7 (1.08%) Statistics
13 6 (0.92%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.77%) DTV
14 5 (0.77%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 80 (12.33%) Windows
2 60 (9.24%) UNIX
3 38 (5.86%) Linux
4 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.08%) Android
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (73.34%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (38.98%) Manual Testing
3 170 (26.19%) TDD
4 140 (21.57%) Scrum
5 112 (17.26%) Software Testing
5 112 (17.26%) Test Automation
6 111 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (16.18%) Unit Testing
8 98 (15.10%) Regression Testing
9 88 (13.56%) Software Engineering
10 83 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 80 (12.33%) SDLC
12 75 (11.56%) Performance Testing
13 71 (10.94%) Test Scripting
14 69 (10.63%) E-Commerce
15 64 (9.86%) User Stories
16 63 (9.71%) Automation Testing
16 63 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 61 (9.40%) Test Strategy
17 61 (9.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 215 (33.13%) Java
2 169 (26.04%) C#
3 166 (25.58%) SQL
4 130 (20.03%) JavaScript
5 80 (12.33%) PHP
6 43 (6.63%) PL/SQL
7 34 (5.24%) COBOL
8 28 (4.31%) Python
9 23 (3.54%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.31%) Perl
12 14 (2.16%) Ruby
13 12 (1.85%) C
14 11 (1.69%) VB
15 8 (1.23%) C++
15 8 (1.23%) XPath
16 7 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.92%) XQuery
18 5 (0.77%) VBA
18 5 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (20.96%) ISTQB
2 120 (18.49%) ISEB
3 94 (14.48%) Degree
4 69 (10.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.08%) IC3 Certification
6 6 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.92%) PhD
7 5 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) HNC
9 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (37.29%) QA
2 7 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.15%) KVM
4 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 85 (13.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.46%) Puppet
2 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (14.95%) Oracle
2 78 (12.02%) HP
3 74 (11.40%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.01%) Pega
5 6 (0.92%) SAP
6 5 (0.77%) IBM
6 5 (0.77%) JD Edwards
6 5 (0.77%) Perforce
6 5 (0.77%) Google
6 5 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.62%) hybris
8 3 (0.46%) TSYS
8 3 (0.46%) VMware
8 3 (0.46%) Adobe
9 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.15%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.15%) Sun
10 1 (0.15%) Zend
10 1 (0.15%) Facebook
10 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + great benefits and company holiday
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
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