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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 213 207 218
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 269 297 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.42% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.66% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 224 253 252
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,650 £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
15861 17893 18819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.03% 85.39% 83.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13346 14445 14827
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 £70,000 £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 23 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 23 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 +21 60 £44,000 -16.19% 3
Hampshire -15 51 £35,000 -17.64% 6
East Sussex +7 45 £35,000 -13.04% 4
Surrey +11 39 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kent +33 24 £38,000 +6.29%
Oxfordshire -22 22 £39,750 -6.47% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 20 £36,350 -3.06% 2
West Sussex -27 8 £38,750 +40.90%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 362 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (37.80%) Selenium
3 199 (34.67%) C#
4 184 (32.06%) SQL
5 183 (31.88%) QA
6 175 (30.49%) Finance
7 170 (29.62%) JavaScript
8 161 (28.05%) HTML
9 160 (27.87%) .NET
10 149 (25.96%) Java
11 147 (25.61%) Regression Testing
12 145 (25.26%) Manual Testing
13 138 (24.04%) Software Testing
14 136 (23.69%) ISEB
15 125 (21.78%) Scrum
15 125 (21.78%) ISTQB
16 123 (21.43%) Test Automation
17 115 (20.03%) Windows
18 112 (19.51%) Degree
19 111 (19.34%) CSS
20 102 (17.77%) TDD
21 101 (17.60%) Test Scripting
22 94 (16.38%) WebDriver
23 92 (16.03%) Functional Testing
24 89 (15.51%) XML
25 82 (14.29%) ASP.NET
26 76 (13.24%) Web Services
26 76 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
27 72 (12.54%) Unit Testing
27 72 (12.54%) Software Engineering

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 30 (5.23%) CMS
2 28 (4.88%) CICS
3 27 (4.70%) IIS
4 20 (3.48%) Apache
5 13 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.74%) Confluence
8 8 (1.39%) nginx
8 8 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.87%) JBoss
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.70%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.52%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.14%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
4 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.83%) VisionPLUS
3 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (2.44%) SaaS
2 8 (1.39%) IaaS
2 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.39%) PaaS
3 5 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (0.87%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.70%) DNS
2 25 (4.36%) Internet
3 23 (4.01%) Firewall
4 22 (3.83%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.31%) HTTP
6 9 (1.57%) Intranet
7 8 (1.39%) IPv4
8 4 (0.70%) VoIP
9 2 (0.35%) Extranet
9 2 (0.35%) VLAN
9 2 (0.35%) VPN
10 1 (0.17%) 3G
10 1 (0.17%) 4G
10 1 (0.17%) GPRS
10 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.32%) MySQL
1 65 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.05%) DB2
3 27 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.18%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.61%) Big Data
8 13 (2.26%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.92%) Redis
9 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.74%) Riak
11 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.87%) GIS
12 5 (0.87%) 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
1 217 (37.80%) Selenium
2 94 (16.38%) WebDriver
3 69 (12.02%) TestNG
4 63 (10.98%) Visual Studio
5 62 (10.80%) Git (software)
6 59 (10.28%) JUnit
7 57 (9.93%) JIRA
7 57 (9.93%) JMeter
8 56 (9.76%) NUnit
9 47 (8.19%) Jenkins
10 42 (7.32%) Subversion
11 40 (6.97%) HP UFT
11 40 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (4.53%) LoadRunner
13 23 (4.01%) SpecFlow
14 19 (3.31%) Cucumber
14 19 (3.31%) Gatling
15 16 (2.79%) SoapUI
16 15 (2.61%) MSTest
17 14 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 175 (30.49%) Finance
2 22 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.66%) Banking
4 15 (2.61%) Marketing
5 13 (2.26%) Retail
6 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.22%) Automotive
7 7 (1.22%) Games
8 6 (1.05%) Back Office
8 6 (1.05%) Electronics
8 6 (1.05%) Legal
9 5 (0.87%) Advertising
9 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.87%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.87%) Publishing
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (27.53%) Tester
2 143 (24.91%) Developer
3 121 (21.08%) Analyst
4 114 (19.86%) Test Analyst
5 90 (15.68%) Automation Tester
6 55 (9.58%) Test Engineer
7 54 (9.41%) Automation Test Analyst
8 52 (9.06%) QA Tester
9 51 (8.89%) QA Engineer
10 50 (8.71%) .NET Developer
11 48 (8.36%) Test Leader
12 46 (8.01%) C# Developer
12 46 (8.01%) QA Analyst
13 42 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
13 42 (7.32%) QA Test Analyst
13 42 (7.32%) Senior Developer
14 40 (6.97%) Software Engineer
15 38 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
16 35 (6.10%) QA Automation Analyst
17 32 (5.57%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (28.05%) HTML
2 160 (27.87%) .NET
3 111 (19.34%) CSS
4 89 (15.51%) XML
5 82 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 76 (13.24%) Web Services
7 53 (9.23%) AngularJS
8 49 (8.54%) JSON
9 47 (8.19%) jQuery
10 36 (6.27%) Ajax
11 33 (5.75%) SOAP
12 31 (5.40%) .NET Framework
13 28 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (4.53%) HTML5
15 24 (4.18%) RESTful
16 18 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (3.14%) React
16 18 (3.14%) Spring
16 18 (3.14%) Symfony
17 16 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 36 (6.27%) Mainframe
3 27 (4.70%) Social Media
4 26 (4.53%) VSAM
5 21 (3.66%) N-Tier
6 18 (3.14%) User Experience
7 17 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.92%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.74%) Wiki
11 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.39%) PKI
12 7 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.03%) Windows
2 52 (9.06%) Linux
3 23 (4.01%) Unix
4 11 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.05%) Android
7 5 (0.87%) Solaris
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) AIX
9 3 (0.52%) CentOS
9 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.35%) zOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (25.61%) Regression Testing
3 145 (25.26%) Manual Testing
4 138 (24.04%) Software Testing
5 125 (21.78%) Scrum
6 123 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 102 (17.77%) TDD
8 101 (17.60%) Test Scripting
9 92 (16.03%) Functional Testing
10 76 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (12.54%) SDLC
11 72 (12.54%) Software Engineering
11 72 (12.54%) Unit Testing
12 68 (11.85%) Performance Testing
13 63 (10.98%) Waterfall
14 57 (9.93%) Mentoring
15 55 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 54 (9.41%) MVC
17 52 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 51 (8.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 199 (34.67%) C#
2 184 (32.06%) SQL
3 170 (29.62%) JavaScript
4 149 (25.96%) Java
5 45 (7.84%) VB
6 44 (7.67%) C++
7 42 (7.32%) PHP
8 35 (6.10%) Python
9 31 (5.40%) COBOL
10 29 (5.05%) JCL
10 29 (5.05%) Perl
11 22 (3.83%) Ruby
11 22 (3.83%) VBScript
12 21 (3.66%) REXX
13 19 (3.31%) CLIST
13 19 (3.31%) PL/SQL
14 18 (3.14%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.61%) VB.NET
16 13 (2.26%) Bash Shell
17 12 (2.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 136 (23.69%) ISEB
2 125 (21.78%) ISTQB
3 112 (19.51%) Degree
4 49 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.96%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.52%) MySQL Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (31.88%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (1.74%) HDFS
2 9 (1.57%) Docker
2 9 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.39%) KVM
3 8 (1.39%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (10.45%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.74%) Ambari
2 10 (1.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.39%) Kibana
4 6 (1.05%) Ansible
5 5 (0.87%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.17%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 67 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 65 (11.32%) Oracle
3 48 (8.36%) HP
4 19 (3.31%) TSYS
5 12 (2.09%) Sophos
5 12 (2.09%) Telerik
6 11 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.74%) IBM
7 10 (1.74%) VMware
7 10 (1.74%) Zend
8 9 (1.57%) SAP
9 8 (1.39%) Pega
10 6 (1.05%) Google
11 5 (0.87%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.70%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.70%) Informatica
13 2 (0.35%) CA
13 2 (0.35%) Rally
13 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.17%) Netsparker
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + full bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell
Pro-Quest
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £55-65k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £29000.00 - £35500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago