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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / South East
Rank 160 208 227
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 270 287 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.82% 1.49% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.73% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 227 238 211
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
12734 16622 17054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.66% 86.50% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10387 14012 13689
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,898 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +35 73 £52,500 +16.66% 11
Surrey +43 61 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Buckinghamshire +52 43 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Berkshire +32 39 £38,750 -35.41% 5
West Sussex +15 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +19 19 £30,000 -29.41% 4
East Sussex +8 9 £32,500 -3.70% 3
Kent -27 1 - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 340 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (34.90%) SQL
3 181 (33.96%) Selenium
4 175 (32.83%) Java
5 164 (30.77%) C#
5 164 (30.77%) TDD
6 145 (27.20%) Scrum
7 144 (27.02%) Manual Testing
8 141 (26.45%) .NET
9 140 (26.27%) HTML
10 138 (25.89%) Test Automation
11 127 (23.83%) Microsoft
12 126 (23.64%) Software Testing
13 125 (23.45%) QA
14 118 (22.14%) JavaScript
15 116 (21.76%) SQL Server
16 109 (20.45%) Windows
17 105 (19.70%) Unit Testing
18 98 (18.39%) ISTQB
19 96 (18.01%) Degree
19 96 (18.01%) CSS
20 95 (17.82%) Web Services
21 91 (17.07%) ISEB
22 88 (16.51%) Software Engineering
23 87 (16.32%) Test Scripting
24 84 (15.76%) Finance
25 82 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
26 76 (14.26%) Linux
27 73 (13.70%) .NET Framework
27 73 (13.70%) REST

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 43 (8.07%) IIS
2 31 (5.82%) NServiceBus
3 20 (3.75%) Confluence
4 16 (3.00%) CMS
5 15 (2.81%) Apache
6 12 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.50%) JBoss
8 7 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.13%) nginx
9 6 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.13%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.75%) WordPress
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.06%) MS Project
3 6 (1.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.07%) SaaS
4 10 (1.88%) IaaS
4 10 (1.88%) PaaS
5 3 (0.56%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Google Play
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.94%) DNS
1 21 (3.94%) Internet
2 12 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.06%) Firewall
3 11 (2.06%) HTTP
4 9 (1.69%) IPv4
5 6 (1.13%) ATM
6 3 (0.56%) IPv6
6 3 (0.56%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) ICMP
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 41 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.75%) MySQL
5 34 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (6.38%) Redis
6 31 (5.82%) RavenDB
7 28 (5.25%) Couchbase
7 28 (5.25%) CouchDB
7 28 (5.25%) Event Store
8 12 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.50%) Big Data
10 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.13%) Riak
12 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 181 (33.96%) Selenium
2 66 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 64 (12.01%) JIRA
4 55 (10.32%) JMeter
5 49 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (9.01%) Subversion
7 44 (8.26%) Visual Studio
8 43 (8.07%) Jenkins
8 43 (8.07%) WebDriver
9 37 (6.94%) TeamCity
10 31 (5.82%) Cucumber
11 28 (5.25%) JSUnit
12 23 (4.32%) HP UFT
12 23 (4.32%) LoadRunner
13 21 (3.94%) Ranorex
13 21 (3.94%) TestNG
14 17 (3.19%) JUnit
15 15 (2.81%) Gatling
16 14 (2.63%) Eclipse
16 14 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 84 (15.76%) Finance
2 17 (3.19%) Marketing
2 17 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.25%) Banking
3 12 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 10 (1.88%) Automotive
4 10 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.88%) Retail
5 9 (1.69%) Publishing
6 8 (1.50%) Games
7 7 (1.31%) Electronics
8 6 (1.13%) Back Office
8 6 (1.13%) iGaming
8 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.13%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 183 (34.33%) Developer
2 106 (19.89%) Tester
3 104 (19.51%) Analyst
4 100 (18.76%) Test Analyst
5 72 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 70 (13.13%) Senior Developer
7 66 (12.38%) Test Engineer
8 61 (11.44%) Automation Tester
8 61 (11.44%) C# Developer
9 58 (10.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 40 (7.50%) Software Tester
11 39 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
12 38 (7.13%) QA Engineer
13 37 (6.94%) Software Test Engineer
14 35 (6.57%) Java Developer
15 34 (6.38%) QA Tester
16 32 (6.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 32 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
17 31 (5.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (26.45%) .NET
2 140 (26.27%) HTML
3 96 (18.01%) CSS
4 95 (17.82%) Web Services
5 73 (13.70%) .NET Framework
5 73 (13.70%) REST
6 65 (12.20%) AngularJS
7 60 (11.26%) XML
8 55 (10.32%) ASP.NET
8 55 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 55 (10.32%) WCF
9 51 (9.57%) HTML5
10 50 (9.38%) Entity Framework
11 37 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (6.38%) jQuery
13 33 (6.19%) J2EE
13 33 (6.19%) Spring
14 31 (5.82%) Durandal
14 31 (5.82%) LESS
14 31 (5.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.94%) Blog
2 46 (8.63%) User Experience
3 40 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.69%) Smartcard
8 9 (1.69%) Wiki
9 7 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.13%) Online Games
10 6 (1.13%) PKI
11 5 (0.94%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (20.45%) Windows
2 76 (14.26%) Linux
3 39 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.38%) Unix
5 28 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.50%) Solaris
8 7 (1.31%) Android
8 7 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.94%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.56%) CentOS
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (30.77%) TDD
3 145 (27.20%) Scrum
4 144 (27.02%) Manual Testing
5 138 (25.89%) Test Automation
6 126 (23.64%) Software Testing
7 105 (19.70%) Unit Testing
8 88 (16.51%) Software Engineering
9 87 (16.32%) Test Scripting
10 82 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (12.20%) Automation Testing
12 61 (11.44%) Performance Testing
13 60 (11.26%) Test Strategy
14 57 (10.69%) DevOps
14 57 (10.69%) SDLC
15 56 (10.51%) Regression Testing
16 50 (9.38%) BDD
17 49 (9.19%) SOLID
18 48 (9.01%) MVC
19 47 (8.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 186 (34.90%) SQL
2 175 (32.83%) Java
3 164 (30.77%) C#
4 118 (22.14%) JavaScript
5 58 (10.88%) C++
6 55 (10.32%) T-SQL
7 45 (8.44%) Python
8 32 (6.00%) PowerShell
9 28 (5.25%) PHP
10 21 (3.94%) VB
11 19 (3.56%) C
12 18 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 18 (3.38%) Ruby
13 17 (3.19%) Perl
14 16 (3.00%) Groovy
15 15 (2.81%) Scala
15 15 (2.81%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.63%) VBScript
17 10 (1.88%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 98 (18.39%) ISTQB
2 96 (18.01%) Degree
3 91 (17.07%) ISEB
4 56 (10.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (4.13%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (23.45%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.75%) SDET
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 48 (9.01%) Docker
2 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.13%) HDFS
3 6 (1.13%) KVM
3 6 (1.13%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (6.75%) Puppet
2 30 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.13%) Ambari
4 6 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.13%) Kibana
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.38%) Grafana
6 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.19%) SELinux
Vendors
1 127 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.94%) Oracle
3 15 (2.81%) HP
4 13 (2.44%) SAP
5 9 (1.69%) hybris
5 9 (1.69%) Remedy
6 8 (1.50%) VMware
7 7 (1.31%) Google
7 7 (1.31%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.13%) Zend
9 4 (0.75%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.75%) IBM
10 3 (0.56%) Borland
10 3 (0.56%) RedGate
11 2 (0.38%) Facebook
11 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.38%) Perforce
11 2 (0.38%) TOWER Software
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