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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 61 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.82% 0.65% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.90% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,250 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,750 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
505 555 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 83.33% 71.89% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 440 484 553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) Java
4 25 (55.56%) Degree
4 25 (55.56%) Selenium
5 19 (42.22%) Oracle
6 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (37.78%) .NET
7 17 (37.78%) Web Services
7 17 (37.78%) Load Testing
8 16 (35.56%) QA
8 16 (35.56%) Test Strategy
8 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (35.56%) ISEB
9 15 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
10 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
11 13 (28.89%) TestComplete
11 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
11 13 (28.89%) Open Source
11 13 (28.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (26.67%) MySQL
12 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
13 11 (24.44%) C#
13 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
15 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 9 (20.00%) Finance
15 9 (20.00%) WinRunner

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.89%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (28.89%) TestComplete
3 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
4 9 (20.00%) WinRunner
4 9 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 7 (15.56%) LoadRunner
5 7 (15.56%) JMeter
6 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.89%) JUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Tester
2 17 (37.78%) Test Engineer
3 15 (33.33%) Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
5 13 (28.89%) QA Engineer
6 10 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
7 9 (20.00%) Test Consultant
7 9 (20.00%) .NET Consultant
7 9 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (20.00%) Consultant
7 9 (20.00%) Automation Tester
7 9 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Performance Tester
9 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Tester
11 1 (2.22%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) JSF
4 4 (8.89%) J2EE
5 2 (4.44%) COM
6 1 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (28.89%) Open Source
3 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (15.56%) Life Science
5 7 (15.56%) Chemistry
6 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.44%) Xbox
7 2 (4.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Load Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Test Strategy
4 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.00%) RAD
5 9 (20.00%) OO
5 9 (20.00%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Test Planning
7 7 (15.56%) V-Model
7 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.11%) OWASP
9 4 (8.89%) Cyber Security
10 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Security Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Scrum
11 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 26 (57.78%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Degree
2 16 (35.56%) ISEB
3 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (15.56%) PhD
5 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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