The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 285 313 357
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +44
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 128 166 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 113 144 108
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Automation 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
14206 18532 18385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.85% 86.10% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11706 15514 14538
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South East region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Hampshire -3 38 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Berkshire +55 33 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Surrey +2 23 £42,000 -11.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Kent +6 8 £41,250 -8.33%
Oxfordshire +13 5 £30,000 -25.00% 3
East Sussex +20 3 £30,000 -21.05%
West Sussex +16 1 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 242 (79.34%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (51.48%) Selenium
3 109 (35.74%) Scrum
4 105 (34.43%) Java
5 99 (32.46%) TDD
6 96 (31.48%) ISTQB
7 90 (29.51%) QA
7 90 (29.51%) C#
8 87 (28.52%) BDD
9 86 (28.20%) SQL
10 78 (25.57%) Degree
11 77 (25.25%) Software Testing
11 77 (25.25%) Cucumber
12 75 (24.59%) ISEB
13 71 (23.28%) Test Automation
14 68 (22.30%) Test Scripting
15 66 (21.64%) Manual Testing
16 63 (20.66%) Automated Testing
16 63 (20.66%) Regression Testing
17 62 (20.33%) JIRA
18 60 (19.67%) JavaScript
19 55 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 54 (17.70%) SoapUI
20 54 (17.70%) HTML
21 53 (17.38%) WebDriver
22 51 (16.72%) Team Foundation Server
23 50 (16.39%) SDLC
24 49 (16.07%) Finance
24 49 (16.07%) Microsoft
25 44 (14.43%) OO

Automation 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 18 (5.90%) Confluence
2 12 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.97%) JBoss
4 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.31%) IIS
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.59%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.28%) SaaS
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.31%) GitHub
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.23%) Internet
2 18 (5.90%) SMTP
3 3 (0.98%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.26%) Big Data
4 8 (2.62%) MySQL
5 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 157 (51.48%) Selenium
2 77 (25.25%) Cucumber
3 62 (20.33%) JIRA
4 54 (17.70%) SoapUI
5 53 (17.38%) WebDriver
6 51 (16.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (11.48%) Jenkins
8 33 (10.82%) HP UFT
9 32 (10.49%) JUnit
10 30 (9.84%) Visual Studio
11 28 (9.18%) Eclipse
12 21 (6.89%) Ranorex
13 18 (5.90%) JMeter
14 17 (5.57%) LoadRunner
15 16 (5.25%) Ant
15 16 (5.25%) Maven
15 16 (5.25%) Mockito
16 15 (4.92%) TestComplete
17 13 (4.26%) Gradle
17 13 (4.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (16.07%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Marketing
3 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.64%) Banking
4 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.98%) Electronics
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (28.85%) Analyst
2 85 (27.87%) Test Analyst
3 77 (25.25%) Test Engineer
4 71 (23.28%) Tester
5 51 (16.72%) Automation Test Analyst
6 49 (16.07%) Automation Tester
7 43 (14.10%) Developer
7 43 (14.10%) Test Automation Engineer
8 27 (8.85%) Agile Tester
8 27 (8.85%) Web Tester
9 24 (7.87%) Web Automation Tester
10 22 (7.21%) Software Engineer
11 21 (6.89%) Java Engineer
12 20 (6.56%) Manual Test Analyst
12 20 (6.56%) Software Test Engineer
13 19 (6.23%) Developer in Test
14 18 (5.90%) QA Tester
15 17 (5.57%) Java Automation Tester
15 17 (5.57%) Senior Test Engineer
16 16 (5.25%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.70%) HTML
2 43 (14.10%) .NET
3 42 (13.77%) XML
4 37 (12.13%) CSS
5 26 (8.52%) Gherkin
6 24 (7.87%) Web Services
7 22 (7.21%) SOAP
8 21 (6.89%) REST
9 17 (5.57%) ASP.NET
10 14 (4.59%) RESTful
11 13 (4.26%) J2EE
11 13 (4.26%) JSON
12 12 (3.93%) Ajax
13 11 (3.61%) Spring
14 8 (2.62%) jQuery
14 8 (2.62%) XSL
15 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.30%) Hibernate
16 6 (1.97%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.61%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.95%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.95%) Health Informatics
6 9 (2.95%) Informatics
7 6 (1.97%) Fintech
7 6 (1.97%) User Experience
7 6 (1.97%) Wiki
8 4 (1.31%) Blog
8 4 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.98%) Life Science
9 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.66%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.66%) Replication
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.89%) Windows
2 17 (5.57%) Linux
3 16 (5.25%) Unix
4 7 (2.30%) Android
4 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.97%) Solaris
5 6 (1.97%) Windows NT
5 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (79.34%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (35.74%) Scrum
3 99 (32.46%) TDD
4 87 (28.52%) BDD
5 77 (25.25%) Software Testing
6 71 (23.28%) Test Automation
7 68 (22.30%) Test Scripting
8 66 (21.64%) Manual Testing
9 63 (20.66%) Automated Testing
9 63 (20.66%) Regression Testing
10 50 (16.39%) SDLC
11 44 (14.43%) OO
12 42 (13.77%) Performance Testing
13 38 (12.46%) Test Strategy
14 35 (11.48%) Mentoring
15 33 (10.82%) Test Management
16 31 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (8.85%) OOP
18 25 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 25 (8.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.43%) Java
2 90 (29.51%) C#
3 86 (28.20%) SQL
4 60 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.51%) Ruby
6 11 (3.61%) Groovy
6 11 (3.61%) VB
7 10 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.95%) C++
9 8 (2.62%) PHP
9 8 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.30%) Python
10 7 (2.30%) VBScript
11 6 (1.97%) C
12 5 (1.64%) XPath
13 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.98%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.98%) R
13 3 (0.98%) Scala
13 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (31.48%) ISTQB
2 78 (25.57%) Degree
3 75 (24.59%) ISEB
4 55 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (4.59%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.98%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (29.51%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (1.31%) SDET
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.98%) Firmware
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (14.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.84%) HP
3 23 (7.54%) Oracle
4 7 (2.30%) Remedy
5 6 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.31%) SAP
8 3 (0.98%) Concur
9 2 (0.66%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.33%) Facebook
10 1 (0.33%) Google
10 1 (0.33%) Telerik
10 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
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