The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 54 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 29 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.71% 0.57% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 0.78% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
637 645 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.46% 73.13% 72.85%
Number of salaries quoted 551 522 415
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
Surrey

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Guildford

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 50 (86.21%) SQL
2 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 34 (58.62%) Selenium
3 30 (51.72%) Java
4 29 (50.00%) .NET
5 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 25 (43.10%) Web Services
8 24 (41.38%) Test Strategy
9 22 (37.93%) WebDriver
9 22 (37.93%) QA
10 21 (36.21%) TestComplete
11 20 (34.48%) Oracle
12 19 (32.76%) C#
12 19 (32.76%) Performance Testing
12 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (31.03%) ISEB
13 18 (31.03%) Client/Server
14 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
14 17 (29.31%) Mathematics
14 17 (29.31%) Finance
14 17 (29.31%) RAD
14 17 (29.31%) WinRunner
14 17 (29.31%) OO
14 17 (29.31%) Analytics
14 17 (29.31%) Ranorex
15 16 (27.59%) Load Testing
15 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
16 14 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (24.14%) ISTQB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) MySQL
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (58.62%) Selenium
2 22 (37.93%) WebDriver
3 21 (36.21%) TestComplete
4 17 (29.31%) WinRunner
4 17 (29.31%) Ranorex
5 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (13.79%) JMeter
6 8 (13.79%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.90%) Maven
7 4 (6.90%) JUnit
8 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Tester
2 29 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 22 (37.93%) Analyst
4 21 (36.21%) Test Analyst
4 21 (36.21%) QA Engineer
5 19 (32.76%) Automation Tester
6 18 (31.03%) QA Automation Engineer
6 18 (31.03%) Automation Engineer
6 18 (31.03%) QA Analyst
7 17 (29.31%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (29.31%) .NET Consultant
7 17 (29.31%) Test Consultant
7 17 (29.31%) Consultant
7 17 (29.31%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (12.07%) Performance Tester
9 5 (8.62%) Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Software Tester
11 3 (5.17%) Senior Tester
12 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
13 1 (1.72%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (43.10%) Web Services
3 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
4 13 (22.41%) JSF
5 4 (6.90%) J2EE
6 2 (3.45%) COM
6 2 (3.45%) Swing
7 1 (1.72%) Ajax
7 1 (1.72%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 17 (29.31%) Mathematics
3 12 (20.69%) Open Source
4 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.07%) Life Science
5 7 (12.07%) Chemistry
6 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Test Strategy
3 19 (32.76%) Performance Testing
4 17 (29.31%) RAD
4 17 (29.31%) OO
4 17 (29.31%) Analytics
5 16 (27.59%) Load Testing
6 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
7 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.07%) V-Model
8 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.62%) OWASP
10 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Cyber Security
11 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Scrum
11 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.72%) SOA
12 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) Java
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 18 (31.03%) ISEB
3 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
4 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
4 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (12.07%) PhD
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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