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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 39 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.84% 0.81% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 0.98% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £40,500 £35,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.81%
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
225 306 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 70.98% 82.70% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 215 275 267
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
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 23 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 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 19 (70.37%) Software Testing
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) ISEB
5 12 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 12 (44.44%) Manual Testing
6 11 (40.74%) .NET
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) Information Management
8 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
8 9 (33.33%) Resource Management
8 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 7 (25.93%) User Stories
9 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
10 6 (22.22%) IIS
10 6 (22.22%) UML
10 6 (22.22%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) System Testing
10 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 6 (22.22%) WCF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (18.52%) NUnit
3 4 (14.81%) MSTest
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Web Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) WCF
3 4 (14.81%) WPF
3 4 (14.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Software Testing
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Manual Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 9 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 9 (33.33%) Information Management
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (22.22%) ATDD
7 6 (22.22%) UML
7 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 15 (55.56%) ISEB
3 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) MathWorks
2 4 (14.81%) Telerik
2 4 (14.81%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle