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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 42 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.73% 1.37% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 1.73% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
248 289 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 67.76% 79.18% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 221 264 273
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Woking region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Woking

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 27 (77.14%) Software Testing
3 23 (65.71%) TDD
4 21 (60.00%) ISEB
5 19 (54.29%) Manual Testing
6 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
7 16 (45.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (42.86%) Scrum
9 14 (40.00%) .NET
10 11 (31.43%) Windows
10 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
10 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (28.57%) System Testing
11 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 10 (28.57%) BDD
11 10 (28.57%) ATDD
11 10 (28.57%) User Stories
11 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
11 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
11 10 (28.57%) Information Management
11 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
11 10 (28.57%) Resource Management
11 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
13 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
13 8 (22.86%) C#

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (14.29%) NUnit
3 4 (11.43%) MSTest
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Moq
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Tester
2 10 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
3 9 (25.71%) Web Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Junior
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) WPF
2 7 (20.00%) LINQ
3 6 (17.14%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) Qt
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) Software Testing
3 23 (65.71%) TDD
4 19 (54.29%) Manual Testing
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
7 10 (28.57%) System Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 10 (28.57%) BDD
7 10 (28.57%) ATDD
7 10 (28.57%) User Stories
7 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 10 (28.57%) Information Management
7 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 10 (28.57%) Resource Management
7 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.00%) OO
10 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (60.00%) ISEB
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) MathWorks
3 4 (11.43%) Red Gate
3 4 (11.43%) Telerik
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle