The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 41 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.96% 0.52% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 0.63% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Automated Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 317 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 74.34% 82.55% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 217 283 254
Average salary £46,800 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Woking

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 14 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) ISEB
4 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 6 (28.57%) User Stories
8 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
9 5 (23.81%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 5 (23.81%) ATDD
9 5 (23.81%) BDD
9 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
9 5 (23.81%) System Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Information Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 4 (19.05%) MSTest
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Web Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) WPF
3 4 (19.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 14 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) User Stories
6 5 (23.81%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (23.81%) System Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) ATDD
6 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Information Management
6 5 (23.81%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 12 (57.14%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) MathWorks
2 4 (19.05%) Telerik
2 4 (19.05%) Red Gate
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle