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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 60 54 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.24% 3.76% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 4.58% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 5
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
566 720 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 79.27% 82.00% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 500 617 563
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (83.33%) QA
2 29 (80.56%) Java
3 22 (61.11%) Selenium
4 17 (47.22%) Automated Testing
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (36.11%) Scrum
7 12 (33.33%) Project Management
7 12 (33.33%) FitNesse
7 12 (33.33%) WatiN
8 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
9 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
11 7 (19.44%) JMeter
11 7 (19.44%) XML
11 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing
11 7 (19.44%) SoapUI
11 7 (19.44%) Open Source
12 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Load Testing
12 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
12 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 6 (16.67%) JSON
13 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
14 4 (11.11%) Sahi
14 4 (11.11%) JProfiler
14 4 (11.11%) Degree
14 4 (11.11%) Time Management
14 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 12 (33.33%) WatiN
3 7 (19.44%) JMeter
3 7 (19.44%) SoapUI
4 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 4 (11.11%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) Sahi
5 4 (11.11%) JProfiler
6 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.33%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) JIRA
8 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.78%) Behat
8 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
1 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Tester
5 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
6 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 4 (11.11%) QA Leader
7 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.78%) DTV
1 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Automated Testing
2 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Scrum
4 12 (33.33%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
8 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Open Source
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Load Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Time Management
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
11 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.56%) SOA
12 2 (5.56%) TDD
12 2 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) PHP5
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) VMware
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