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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 206 223 221
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 269 291 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 1.37% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.61% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 218 261 257
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
15649 18106 19545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.63% 85.23% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13142 14499 15601
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Berkshire +19 56 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Hampshire -13 46 £50,000 +17.64% 4
East Sussex +7 44 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Surrey +11 42 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire -5 25 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Kent +24 22 £38,000 +7.04% 1
West Sussex +3 18 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 16 £35,000 +1.44% 4
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 352 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (36.14%) Selenium
3 197 (34.56%) C#
4 184 (32.28%) Finance
5 182 (31.93%) SQL
6 176 (30.88%) QA
7 169 (29.65%) JavaScript
8 157 (27.54%) HTML
9 155 (27.19%) Manual Testing
10 153 (26.84%) .NET
11 142 (24.91%) Software Testing
12 141 (24.74%) Java
13 138 (24.21%) ISEB
14 128 (22.46%) Test Automation
15 127 (22.28%) Regression Testing
16 124 (21.75%) ISTQB
17 113 (19.82%) Scrum
17 113 (19.82%) Windows
18 109 (19.12%) Degree
19 107 (18.77%) CSS
20 105 (18.42%) Test Scripting
21 96 (16.84%) TDD
22 95 (16.67%) WebDriver
23 93 (16.32%) Functional Testing
24 86 (15.09%) XML
25 79 (13.86%) ASP.NET
25 79 (13.86%) SDLC
26 77 (13.51%) Web Services
27 73 (12.81%) Unit Testing
28 72 (12.63%) Performance Testing

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 28 (4.91%) CICS
2 26 (4.56%) CMS
3 20 (3.51%) IIS
4 15 (2.63%) Apache
4 15 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.58%) Confluence
6 8 (1.40%) nginx
6 8 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.05%) JBoss
8 6 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.88%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.98%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.53%) MS Project
4 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 22 (3.86%) VisionPLUS
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.98%) SaaS
2 14 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.40%) IaaS
4 8 (1.40%) PaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.21%) DNS
2 22 (3.86%) Firewall
3 21 (3.68%) Internet
4 20 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.16%) HTTP
6 9 (1.58%) Intranet
7 8 (1.40%) IPv4
8 4 (0.70%) VLAN
8 4 (0.70%) VoIP
8 4 (0.70%) VPN
9 2 (0.35%) Extranet
10 1 (0.18%) 3G
10 1 (0.18%) 4G
10 1 (0.18%) GPRS
10 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.53%) MySQL
3 31 (5.44%) DB2
4 25 (4.39%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.46%) Big Data
8 13 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.93%) Redis
9 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.75%) Riak
11 7 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.88%) GIS
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 206 (36.14%) Selenium
2 95 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 68 (11.93%) TestNG
4 65 (11.40%) JUnit
5 55 (9.65%) JIRA
5 55 (9.65%) Visual Studio
6 54 (9.47%) Git (software)
7 52 (9.12%) JMeter
8 49 (8.60%) NUnit
9 41 (7.19%) HP UFT
9 41 (7.19%) Jenkins
10 35 (6.14%) Subversion
10 35 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (4.21%) LoadRunner
12 18 (3.16%) SoapUI
13 17 (2.98%) Gatling
14 14 (2.46%) SpecFlow
15 13 (2.28%) Bugzilla
15 13 (2.28%) Cucumber
15 13 (2.28%) Trac
General
1 184 (32.28%) Finance
2 22 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.16%) Banking
4 15 (2.63%) Marketing
5 11 (1.93%) Retail
6 8 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.23%) Automotive
7 7 (1.23%) Games
7 7 (1.23%) Legal
8 6 (1.05%) Back Office
8 6 (1.05%) Electronics
8 6 (1.05%) Publishing
9 5 (0.88%) Advertising
9 5 (0.88%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.70%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (27.19%) Tester
2 135 (23.68%) Developer
3 131 (22.98%) Analyst
4 125 (21.93%) Test Analyst
5 83 (14.56%) Automation Tester
6 55 (9.65%) Automation Test Analyst
6 55 (9.65%) Test Leader
7 53 (9.30%) Test Engineer
8 50 (8.77%) Automation Test Lead
9 49 (8.60%) QA Tester
10 48 (8.42%) QA Engineer
11 45 (7.89%) .NET Developer
12 44 (7.72%) QA Analyst
13 41 (7.19%) C# Developer
13 41 (7.19%) Software Engineer
14 40 (7.02%) QA Test Analyst
15 38 (6.67%) Senior Developer
16 34 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
16 34 (5.96%) Test Manager
17 33 (5.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (27.54%) HTML
2 153 (26.84%) .NET
3 107 (18.77%) CSS
4 86 (15.09%) XML
5 79 (13.86%) ASP.NET
6 77 (13.51%) Web Services
7 53 (9.30%) AngularJS
8 49 (8.60%) JSON
9 47 (8.25%) jQuery
10 35 (6.14%) Ajax
11 30 (5.26%) SOAP
12 29 (5.09%) .NET Framework
13 27 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (4.56%) HTML5
15 23 (4.04%) RESTful
16 18 (3.16%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (2.98%) REST
18 16 (2.81%) React
18 16 (2.81%) Symfony
18 16 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.49%) Mainframe
3 31 (5.44%) Social Media
4 26 (4.56%) VSAM
5 19 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 18 (3.16%) User Experience
7 16 (2.81%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.93%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.58%) Wiki
10 8 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.40%) PKI
11 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.82%) Windows
2 53 (9.30%) Linux
3 21 (3.68%) Unix
4 13 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.23%) Android
6 7 (1.23%) Solaris
7 6 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.88%) AIX
8 5 (0.88%) CentOS
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.35%) zOS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (27.19%) Manual Testing
3 142 (24.91%) Software Testing
4 128 (22.46%) Test Automation
5 127 (22.28%) Regression Testing
6 113 (19.82%) Scrum
7 105 (18.42%) Test Scripting
8 96 (16.84%) TDD
9 93 (16.32%) Functional Testing
10 79 (13.86%) SDLC
11 73 (12.81%) Unit Testing
12 72 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (12.63%) Performance Testing
13 71 (12.46%) Software Engineering
14 64 (11.23%) Mentoring
14 64 (11.23%) Waterfall
15 62 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 59 (10.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (8.95%) MVC
18 49 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 197 (34.56%) C#
2 182 (31.93%) SQL
3 169 (29.65%) JavaScript
4 141 (24.74%) Java
5 41 (7.19%) C++
6 40 (7.02%) PHP
6 40 (7.02%) VB
7 32 (5.61%) COBOL
8 31 (5.44%) Python
9 29 (5.09%) JCL
10 27 (4.74%) Perl
11 23 (4.04%) PL/SQL
12 21 (3.68%) REXX
13 19 (3.33%) CLIST
13 19 (3.33%) VBScript
14 18 (3.16%) Ruby
15 17 (2.98%) T-SQL
16 15 (2.63%) VB.NET
17 12 (2.11%) VC++
18 11 (1.93%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (24.21%) ISEB
2 124 (21.75%) ISTQB
3 109 (19.12%) Degree
4 46 (8.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (5.96%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.70%) MySQL Certification
9 3 (0.53%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (30.88%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (1.75%) HDFS
2 9 (1.58%) Docker
3 8 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.40%) KVM
3 8 (1.40%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 62 (10.88%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.75%) Ambari
2 10 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.40%) Kibana
4 5 (0.88%) Ansible
4 5 (0.88%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 68 (11.93%) Oracle
2 64 (11.23%) Microsoft
3 54 (9.47%) HP
4 19 (3.33%) TSYS
5 13 (2.28%) IBM
5 13 (2.28%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.11%) Sophos
7 10 (1.75%) Telerik
8 9 (1.58%) SAP
8 9 (1.58%) VMware
9 8 (1.40%) Pega
9 8 (1.40%) Zend
10 6 (1.05%) Google
11 5 (0.88%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.70%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.70%) Informatica
13 2 (0.35%) CA
13 2 (0.35%) Capita
13 2 (0.35%) Rally
13 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £55-65k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, + Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (10%) + bens(Pension,health)
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + employee ownership scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Chichester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,982 to £35,609 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £35500.00 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension
Posted: 25 days ago