The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 204 246 188
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -58
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 282 199 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.90% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.21% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 249 183 291
Average salary £37,750 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.42% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17597 16425 17510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.73% 74.61% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13800 13326 14863
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 £65,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +26 70 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Berkshire +8 68 £42,500 -12.37% 6
Hampshire +11 45 £41,000 +13.10% 9
East Sussex -22 24 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Oxfordshire +10 19 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £39,000 +27.86% 3
West Sussex 0 18 £33,750 +8.87% 1
Kent -5 18 £35,000 +16.66%
Middlesex +4 2 - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 221 (41.39%) Selenium
2 189 (35.39%) SQL
3 172 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (29.21%) .NET
5 147 (27.53%) QA
6 130 (24.34%) C#
7 124 (23.22%) ISEB
8 123 (23.03%) Java
9 116 (21.72%) JavaScript
10 111 (20.79%) Software Testing
11 106 (19.85%) HTML
12 102 (19.10%) Degree
13 101 (18.91%) Manual Testing
13 101 (18.91%) Test Automation
14 99 (18.54%) Scrum
15 95 (17.79%) Test Scripting
16 93 (17.42%) ISTQB
16 93 (17.42%) CSS
17 90 (16.85%) TDD
18 87 (16.29%) QuickTest Pro
19 85 (15.92%) Microsoft
19 85 (15.92%) OO
20 81 (15.17%) Finance
21 78 (14.61%) SQL Server
22 67 (12.55%) Web Services
23 66 (12.36%) BDD
24 61 (11.42%) Windows
25 60 (11.24%) ASP.NET
26 54 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 52 (9.74%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 32 (5.99%) Apache
2 15 (2.81%) IIS
3 10 (1.87%) CMS
4 8 (1.50%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.31%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.56%) Confluence
6 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.19%) WordPress
8 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 42 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.37%) MS Office
3 13 (2.43%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.75%) Mingle
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
1 3 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.69%) SaaS
2 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.75%) Google App Engine
3 4 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.24%) Internet
2 9 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.50%) DNS
4 4 (0.75%) DHCP
4 4 (0.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.37%) HTTP
5 2 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.31%) MySQL
3 15 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 221 (41.39%) Selenium
2 87 (16.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 51 (9.55%) Git (software)
4 48 (8.99%) JMeter
5 43 (8.05%) Visual Studio
6 42 (7.87%) NUnit
7 41 (7.68%) WebDriver
8 38 (7.12%) JIRA
9 36 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (5.99%) Subversion
11 31 (5.81%) Jenkins
12 29 (5.43%) JUnit
13 21 (3.93%) LoadRunner
14 20 (3.75%) Maven
15 18 (3.37%) Cucumber
15 18 (3.37%) TestNG
16 17 (3.18%) TestComplete
17 16 (3.00%) Selenium IDE
17 16 (3.00%) WinRunner
18 15 (2.81%) Mockito
General
1 81 (15.17%) Finance
2 22 (4.12%) Banking
3 14 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.06%) Marketing
5 10 (1.87%) Retail
6 9 (1.69%) Legal
6 9 (1.69%) Advertising
7 8 (1.50%) Publishing
8 6 (1.12%) Back Office
9 5 (0.94%) Automotive
10 3 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 148 (27.72%) Analyst
2 139 (26.03%) Test Analyst
3 131 (24.53%) Tester
4 128 (23.97%) Developer
5 59 (11.05%) Test Engineer
6 37 (6.93%) Software Tester
7 32 (5.99%) Software Engineer
7 32 (5.99%) Test Manager
7 32 (5.99%) Software Developer
8 31 (5.81%) QA Engineer
8 31 (5.81%) Senior Tester
9 27 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
10 26 (4.87%) QA Tester
11 24 (4.49%) Web Tester
12 23 (4.31%) QA Analyst
13 22 (4.12%) Senior Developer
14 21 (3.93%) Software Test Analyst
15 18 (3.37%) Software Test Engineer
16 17 (3.18%) Web Developer
16 17 (3.18%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (29.21%) .NET
2 106 (19.85%) HTML
3 93 (17.42%) CSS
4 67 (12.55%) Web Services
5 60 (11.24%) ASP.NET
6 52 (9.74%) .NET Framework
6 52 (9.74%) XML
7 44 (8.24%) jQuery
8 38 (7.12%) HTML5
9 36 (6.74%) CSS3
10 29 (5.43%) XHTML
11 22 (4.12%) J2EE
12 21 (3.93%) Ajax
13 20 (3.75%) WCF
14 19 (3.56%) WinForms
14 19 (3.56%) AngularJS
14 19 (3.56%) Backbone.js
15 18 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (3.37%) Velocity
16 15 (2.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.87%) Client/Server
2 39 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.31%) N-Tier
5 20 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.56%) Social Media
7 18 (3.37%) Mathematics
8 17 (3.18%) Life Science
9 16 (3.00%) Physics
9 16 (3.00%) Chemistry
9 16 (3.00%) Biology
10 15 (2.81%) Open Source
11 13 (2.43%) Statistics
12 12 (2.25%) W3C
13 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.12%) Mashup
14 6 (1.12%) CCTV
15 4 (0.75%) Xbox
16 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
17 2 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.42%) Windows
2 40 (7.49%) Linux
3 22 (4.12%) UNIX
4 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.94%) Windows NT
5 5 (0.94%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (20.79%) Software Testing
3 101 (18.91%) Manual Testing
3 101 (18.91%) Test Automation
4 99 (18.54%) Scrum
5 95 (17.79%) Test Scripting
6 90 (16.85%) TDD
7 85 (15.92%) OO
8 66 (12.36%) BDD
9 48 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (8.61%) E-Commerce
10 46 (8.61%) Unit Testing
10 46 (8.61%) Test Strategy
11 39 (7.30%) OOD
11 39 (7.30%) System Testing
12 38 (7.12%) MVC
13 35 (6.55%) Performance Testing
14 32 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (5.99%) User Stories
14 32 (5.99%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (35.39%) SQL
2 130 (24.34%) C#
3 123 (23.03%) Java
4 116 (21.72%) JavaScript
5 48 (8.99%) PHP
6 36 (6.74%) VBScript
7 27 (5.06%) VB
8 26 (4.87%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.18%) C++
10 13 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.06%) Ruby
11 11 (2.06%) Python
12 10 (1.87%) Perl
13 8 (1.50%) Groovy
14 5 (0.94%) XQuery
14 5 (0.94%) XPath
15 4 (0.75%) Tcl
15 4 (0.75%) VB6
16 3 (0.56%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (23.22%) ISEB
2 102 (19.10%) Degree
3 93 (17.42%) ISTQB
4 54 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (4.49%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (27.53%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.75%) Squid
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.80%) Oracle
3 30 (5.62%) HP
4 14 (2.62%) Citrix
5 13 (2.43%) Adobe
6 10 (1.87%) Telerik
7 9 (1.69%) Facebook
8 8 (1.50%) VMware
9 6 (1.12%) Google
10 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.56%) JBoss
11 3 (0.56%) SAP
11 3 (0.56%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.56%) Empirix
11 3 (0.56%) Informatica
11 3 (0.56%) Remedy
11 3 (0.56%) Altova
12 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.37%) IBM
13 1 (0.19%) Perforce
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits including pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Annual bonus + Excellent Pension and benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension (10%), Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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