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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 214 206 211
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 253 228 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.40% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 158 258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Surrey +28 75 £42,500 +8.97% 5
Berkshire -24 49 £42,500 - 4
Hampshire -7 46 £37,000 +34.54% 6
East Sussex -27 26 £38,500 -23.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 21 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Sussex +10 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Oxfordshire -24 9 £25,500 -32.89% 2
Kent +1 8 £26,500 -36.14% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 275 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (47.24%) Selenium
3 215 (40.95%) SQL
4 198 (37.71%) QA
5 148 (28.19%) Manual Testing
6 147 (28.00%) C#
7 137 (26.10%) Java
8 131 (24.95%) Test Automation
9 113 (21.52%) .NET
10 112 (21.33%) Finance
11 106 (20.19%) ISEB
12 99 (18.86%) WebDriver
13 97 (18.48%) Software Testing
14 94 (17.90%) Degree
15 93 (17.71%) Windows
16 92 (17.52%) JavaScript
17 85 (16.19%) Software Engineering
18 84 (16.00%) TDD
19 83 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
20 82 (15.62%) Scrum
21 81 (15.43%) HTML
21 81 (15.43%) Test Management
22 80 (15.24%) Test Scripting
23 79 (15.05%) Oracle
24 78 (14.86%) CSS
25 77 (14.67%) Microsoft
26 76 (14.48%) ISTQB
27 75 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
28 70 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
29 66 (12.57%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (2.86%) Apache
2 14 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.29%) IIS
4 8 (1.52%) CMS
5 7 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.76%) Confluence
7 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.05%) SaaS
2 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.43%) Internet
2 11 (2.10%) HTTP
3 6 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.76%) DHCP
4 4 (0.76%) DNS
5 3 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.57%) FTP
5 3 (0.57%) IPsec
6 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) SNMP
7 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.62%) Oracle Database
2 32 (6.10%) MySQL
3 27 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.33%) MS Access
7 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.14%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.19%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 248 (47.24%) Selenium
2 99 (18.86%) WebDriver
3 75 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 60 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 57 (10.86%) JIRA
6 49 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (8.00%) Git (software)
8 41 (7.81%) JMeter
9 39 (7.43%) JUnit
10 34 (6.48%) Cucumber
11 33 (6.29%) SoapUI
11 33 (6.29%) Subversion
12 27 (5.14%) TestNG
13 25 (4.76%) Visual Studio
14 21 (4.00%) NUnit
15 15 (2.86%) SpecFlow
16 14 (2.67%) WatiN
17 13 (2.48%) FitNesse
18 12 (2.29%) JSUnit
18 12 (2.29%) RSpec
General
1 112 (21.33%) Finance
2 22 (4.19%) Advertising
3 11 (2.10%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.10%) Banking
4 10 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.71%) Retail
6 7 (1.33%) Front Office
7 4 (0.76%) Marketing
7 4 (0.76%) Billing
7 4 (0.76%) Electronics
8 3 (0.57%) Automotive
8 3 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (24.00%) Tester
2 111 (21.14%) Developer
3 96 (18.29%) Analyst
4 86 (16.38%) Test Analyst
5 80 (15.24%) Test Engineer
6 79 (15.05%) Software Engineer
7 62 (11.81%) Software Tester
8 41 (7.81%) Software Test Engineer
9 40 (7.62%) Java Developer
10 28 (5.33%) Senior Tester
11 26 (4.95%) Team Leader
12 23 (4.38%) Automation Engineer
12 23 (4.38%) Automation Tester
12 23 (4.38%) Test Manager
13 22 (4.19%) QA Tester
13 22 (4.19%) QA Engineer
14 21 (4.00%) Junior
15 20 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
16 19 (3.62%) Test Team Leader
17 18 (3.43%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (21.52%) .NET
2 81 (15.43%) HTML
3 78 (14.86%) CSS
4 66 (12.57%) Web Services
5 62 (11.81%) XML
6 29 (5.52%) .NET Framework
7 27 (5.14%) Ajax
8 25 (4.76%) jQuery
9 24 (4.57%) WCF
10 23 (4.38%) Spring
11 20 (3.81%) ASP.NET
12 17 (3.24%) Gherkin
12 17 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (3.24%) Hibernate
13 16 (3.05%) RESTful
14 15 (2.86%) LAMP
15 14 (2.67%) J2EE
15 14 (2.67%) SOAP
15 14 (2.67%) CSS3
15 14 (2.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 45 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (8.19%) Client/Server
4 28 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 21 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.62%) Open Source
7 17 (3.24%) User Experience
8 11 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.90%) Life Science
10 7 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.33%) Physics
10 7 (1.33%) Chemistry
10 7 (1.33%) Biology
10 7 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.95%) Social Media
12 5 (0.95%) Kindle
12 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.71%) Windows
2 44 (8.38%) Linux
3 35 (6.67%) UNIX
4 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.76%) Android
4 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.57%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.38%) VMS
6 2 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (28.19%) Manual Testing
3 131 (24.95%) Test Automation
4 97 (18.48%) Software Testing
5 85 (16.19%) Software Engineering
6 84 (16.00%) TDD
7 83 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (15.62%) Scrum
9 81 (15.43%) Test Management
10 80 (15.24%) Test Scripting
11 70 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 63 (12.00%) Regression Testing
13 61 (11.62%) Unit Testing
14 45 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 45 (8.57%) Automation Testing
15 40 (7.62%) OO
16 39 (7.43%) BDD
17 38 (7.24%) E-Commerce
17 38 (7.24%) Test Strategy
18 33 (6.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 215 (40.95%) SQL
2 147 (28.00%) C#
3 137 (26.10%) Java
4 92 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 57 (10.86%) Ruby
6 41 (7.81%) Python
7 40 (7.62%) PHP
8 20 (3.81%) C++
9 18 (3.43%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.86%) VBScript
11 14 (2.67%) VB
11 14 (2.67%) C
12 13 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.14%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.95%) VB6
15 4 (0.76%) Perl
16 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.57%) VBA
17 2 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 106 (20.19%) ISEB
2 94 (17.90%) Degree
3 76 (14.48%) ISTQB
4 51 (9.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) HNC
8 1 (0.19%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (37.71%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.57%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Firmware
4 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (7.05%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.52%) Puppet
3 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 79 (15.05%) Oracle
2 77 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.90%) HP
4 9 (1.71%) VMware
5 8 (1.52%) Informatica
6 7 (1.33%) Google
7 6 (1.14%) Fidessa
7 6 (1.14%) MathWorks
7 6 (1.14%) Remedy
8 5 (0.95%) Telerik
9 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.76%) Red Gate
9 4 (0.76%) Facebook
9 4 (0.76%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.57%) Citrix
11 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.19%) SAP
12 1 (0.19%) Perforce
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