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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 58 61 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.79% 2.29% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.70% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £57,000
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
531 556 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.20% 84.76% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 478 488 518
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (76.67%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) QA
3 17 (56.67%) Selenium
4 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (30.00%) Big Data
5 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Maven
6 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 4 (13.33%) Open Source
9 4 (13.33%) JProfiler
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (13.33%) Test Management
9 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) Maven
3 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.33%) JProfiler
4 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.33%) JUnit
4 4 (13.33%) Sahi
5 2 (6.67%) WatiN
5 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.33%) Behat
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) QA Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Operations Research
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Time Management
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
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