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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 214 206 242
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 260 316 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.52% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.78% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 227 266 234
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
15702 17799 18728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.04% 85.45% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13149 14530 14498
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +42 54 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Berkshire +21 54 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Hampshire -23 47 £33,000 -22.35% 6
East Sussex +1 35 £35,000 -17.15% 3
Oxfordshire -20 23 £44,500 +4.70% 7
Kent +22 18 £38,000 +5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 18 £37,700 +10.88% 4
West Sussex -37 11 £38,500 +8.45% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 351 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (42.88%) Selenium
3 195 (36.04%) C#
3 195 (36.04%) SQL
4 182 (33.64%) QA
5 167 (30.87%) JavaScript
6 163 (30.13%) HTML
7 161 (29.76%) .NET
8 157 (29.02%) Java
9 156 (28.84%) Finance
10 148 (27.36%) Scrum
11 145 (26.80%) ISEB
12 135 (24.95%) Software Testing
13 133 (24.58%) Manual Testing
14 125 (23.11%) Regression Testing
15 124 (22.92%) Test Automation
16 120 (22.18%) ISTQB
17 108 (19.96%) Windows
18 102 (18.85%) CSS
19 101 (18.67%) Degree
20 99 (18.30%) Test Scripting
20 99 (18.30%) TDD
21 92 (17.01%) WebDriver
22 86 (15.90%) XML
23 85 (15.71%) Functional Testing
24 84 (15.53%) ASP.NET
25 82 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
26 75 (13.86%) Web Services
27 74 (13.68%) SDLC
28 72 (13.31%) TestNG

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 40 (7.39%) CMS
2 32 (5.91%) IIS
3 25 (4.62%) CICS
4 20 (3.70%) Apache
5 11 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.66%) Confluence
6 9 (1.66%) nginx
6 9 (1.66%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.29%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.55%) JBoss
10 3 (0.55%) WordPress
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 33 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.51%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (3.51%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.59%) SaaS
4 9 (1.66%) IaaS
4 9 (1.66%) PaaS
5 5 (0.92%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.28%) DNS
1 34 (6.28%) Internet
2 28 (5.18%) Firewall
2 28 (5.18%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.33%) HTTP
4 9 (1.66%) IPv4
5 7 (1.29%) Intranet
6 4 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) 3G
7 1 (0.18%) 4G
7 1 (0.18%) GPRS
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.38%) MySQL
2 64 (11.83%) SQL Server
3 26 (4.81%) DB2
3 26 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 25 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.96%) Big Data
8 15 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (2.77%) Redis
9 13 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.85%) Riak
12 7 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.29%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.92%) GIS
15 4 (0.74%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 232 (42.88%) Selenium
2 92 (17.01%) WebDriver
3 72 (13.31%) TestNG
4 68 (12.57%) Visual Studio
5 67 (12.38%) JMeter
6 59 (10.91%) JIRA
7 58 (10.72%) Git (software)
8 55 (10.17%) NUnit
9 51 (9.43%) JUnit
10 48 (8.87%) Jenkins
11 46 (8.50%) Subversion
12 40 (7.39%) HP UFT
12 40 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (5.91%) LoadRunner
14 29 (5.36%) SpecFlow
15 26 (4.81%) Cucumber
16 25 (4.62%) Gatling
17 16 (2.96%) MSTest
18 15 (2.77%) TeamCity
19 14 (2.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 156 (28.84%) Finance
2 19 (3.51%) Banking
3 16 (2.96%) Retail
3 16 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.40%) Marketing
5 9 (1.66%) Games
6 6 (1.11%) Publishing
7 5 (0.92%) Automotive
7 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.92%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.92%) Legal
7 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) iGaming
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 161 (29.76%) Tester
2 128 (23.66%) Developer
3 119 (22.00%) Analyst
4 114 (21.07%) Test Analyst
5 107 (19.78%) Automation Tester
6 63 (11.65%) Automation Test Analyst
7 59 (10.91%) Test Engineer
8 54 (9.98%) QA Tester
9 49 (9.06%) .NET Developer
10 45 (8.32%) QA Analyst
10 45 (8.32%) QA Engineer
11 43 (7.95%) C# Developer
12 42 (7.76%) QA Test Analyst
12 42 (7.76%) Test Leader
13 41 (7.58%) QA Automation Tester
14 39 (7.21%) QA Automation Analyst
15 38 (7.02%) Selenium Tester
16 37 (6.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 35 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (6.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (30.13%) HTML
2 161 (29.76%) .NET
3 102 (18.85%) CSS
4 86 (15.90%) XML
5 84 (15.53%) ASP.NET
6 75 (13.86%) Web Services
7 57 (10.54%) AngularJS
8 46 (8.50%) jQuery
9 44 (8.13%) JSON
10 39 (7.21%) .NET Framework
10 39 (7.21%) Ajax
11 32 (5.91%) SOAP
12 30 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (5.36%) HTML5
14 23 (4.25%) Entity Framework
14 23 (4.25%) React
15 19 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (3.51%) REST
15 19 (3.51%) RESTful
15 19 (3.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.73%) Mainframe
3 23 (4.25%) VSAM
4 22 (4.07%) Social Media
5 21 (3.88%) User Experience
6 18 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.77%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.03%) Wiki
11 9 (1.66%) PKI
12 8 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.29%) Blog
13 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 108 (19.96%) Windows
2 51 (9.43%) Linux
3 24 (4.44%) Unix
4 16 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.66%) Android
6 9 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.92%) Windows NT
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.37%) zOS
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (27.36%) Scrum
3 135 (24.95%) Software Testing
4 133 (24.58%) Manual Testing
5 125 (23.11%) Regression Testing
6 124 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 99 (18.30%) TDD
7 99 (18.30%) Test Scripting
8 85 (15.71%) Functional Testing
9 82 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (13.68%) SDLC
11 70 (12.94%) Performance Testing
12 67 (12.38%) Unit Testing
13 62 (11.46%) Software Engineering
14 57 (10.54%) MVC
15 51 (9.43%) Waterfall
16 49 (9.06%) Workflow
17 48 (8.87%) Mentoring
18 47 (8.69%) OO
19 46 (8.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 195 (36.04%) C#
1 195 (36.04%) SQL
2 167 (30.87%) JavaScript
3 157 (29.02%) Java
4 52 (9.61%) VB
5 44 (8.13%) C++
6 41 (7.58%) PHP
7 38 (7.02%) Python
8 34 (6.28%) Perl
9 28 (5.18%) COBOL
10 27 (4.99%) VBScript
11 26 (4.81%) JCL
12 21 (3.88%) PL/SQL
12 21 (3.88%) Ruby
13 19 (3.51%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.33%) REXX
15 16 (2.96%) CLIST
16 14 (2.59%) Bash Shell
17 11 (2.03%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 145 (26.80%) ISEB
2 120 (22.18%) ISTQB
3 101 (18.67%) Degree
4 58 (10.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (7.76%) Security Cleared
6 22 (4.07%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.92%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.18%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (33.64%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (2.59%) Docker
2 10 (1.85%) HDFS
2 10 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.66%) KVM
3 9 (1.66%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.85%) Ambari
2 10 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (1.85%) Puppet
3 9 (1.66%) Kibana
4 6 (1.11%) Ansible
5 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 66 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.83%) Oracle
3 34 (6.28%) HP
4 16 (2.96%) TSYS
5 12 (2.22%) Telerik
6 10 (1.85%) VMware
6 10 (1.85%) Zend
7 9 (1.66%) Google
7 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.66%) Sophos
8 7 (1.29%) IBM
9 5 (0.92%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.74%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.74%) Pega
10 4 (0.74%) SAP
11 3 (0.55%) RedGate
11 3 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.37%) Informatica
12 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.18%) Fidessa
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Pension + Health + Bonus +++
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Pension + Health + Bonus +++
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified around £20,000 p/a
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, + Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Salary - £45,000 - £52,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000.0000 - £33000.0000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Pure360
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + full bens package
Posted: 19 days ago
Cowes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cowes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago