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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 53 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.71% 3.14% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 3.85% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,250 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,750 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
562 650 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 80.29% 81.56% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 525 562 523
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (91.67%) QA
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) Selenium
4 12 (50.00%) FitNesse
4 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Project Management
4 12 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (50.00%) WatiN
5 11 (45.83%) Open Source
6 10 (41.67%) Load Testing
7 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (33.33%) JMeter
8 7 (29.17%) Test Planning
9 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (25.00%) JSON
9 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (25.00%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 2 (8.33%) Oracle
11 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (8.33%) Windows
11 2 (8.33%) Linux
11 2 (8.33%) Python
11 2 (8.33%) HTTP
11 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 2 (8.33%) SSL

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
1 12 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 12 (50.00%) WatiN
2 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (33.33%) JMeter
3 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) AWS Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Lead Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) XML
1 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
2 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (41.67%) Load Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Planning
5 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (91.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
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