The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 56 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.67% 2.92% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.57% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 3
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Test Automation
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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 560 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.05% 81.87% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 491 492 458
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) QA
3 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (52.00%) Load Testing
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Open Source
6 11 (44.00%) Selenium
7 10 (40.00%) FitNesse
7 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (40.00%) WatiN
7 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 10 (40.00%) Project Management
7 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
8 7 (28.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (28.00%) JMeter
9 5 (20.00%) JSON
9 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle
10 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.00%) Life Science
11 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (8.00%) vSphere

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) FitNesse
2 10 (40.00%) WatiN
3 7 (28.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (28.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Load Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) OWASP
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (84.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) BT
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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