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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 62 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.45% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.93% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
584 647 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.03% 72.62% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 513 518 471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,726 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 43 (84.31%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) Degree
2 30 (58.82%) Selenium
3 27 (52.94%) Java
4 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (43.14%) .NET
5 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
6 21 (41.18%) Web Services
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle
7 20 (39.22%) Test Strategy
8 19 (37.25%) ISEB
9 18 (35.29%) QA
9 18 (35.29%) WebDriver
10 17 (33.33%) Performance Testing
10 17 (33.33%) TestComplete
11 16 (31.37%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (31.37%) Load Testing
12 15 (29.41%) C#
12 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
12 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (27.45%) Client/Server
13 14 (27.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
14 13 (25.49%) OO
14 13 (25.49%) RAD
14 13 (25.49%) WinRunner
14 13 (25.49%) Finance
14 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
14 13 (25.49%) Mathematics
14 13 (25.49%) Analytics

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.84%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Selenium
2 18 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 17 (33.33%) TestComplete
4 16 (31.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (25.49%) WinRunner
5 13 (25.49%) Ranorex
6 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
6 8 (15.69%) JMeter
7 4 (7.84%) Maven
7 4 (7.84%) JUnit
7 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (25.49%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Tester
2 22 (43.14%) Test Engineer
3 18 (35.29%) Analyst
4 17 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 17 (33.33%) QA Engineer
5 15 (29.41%) Automation Tester
6 14 (27.45%) QA Analyst
6 14 (27.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 14 (27.45%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (25.49%) Automation Analyst
7 13 (25.49%) .NET Consultant
7 13 (25.49%) Test Consultant
7 13 (25.49%) Automation Test Analyst
7 13 (25.49%) Consultant
8 7 (13.73%) Performance Tester
9 6 (11.76%) Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
11 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
12 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
13 1 (1.96%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 21 (41.18%) Web Services
3 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
4 8 (15.69%) JSF
5 4 (7.84%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) COM
6 2 (3.92%) Swing
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Client/Server
2 13 (25.49%) Mathematics
3 12 (23.53%) Open Source
4 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
5 7 (13.73%) Life Science
5 7 (13.73%) Chemistry
6 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Test Strategy
3 17 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 16 (31.37%) Load Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
6 13 (25.49%) OO
6 13 (25.49%) RAD
6 13 (25.49%) Analytics
7 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.73%) V-Model
8 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.80%) OWASP
10 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
11 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Scrum
13 1 (1.96%) MapReduce
13 1 (1.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) C#
4 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
4 8 (15.69%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Degree
2 19 (37.25%) ISEB
3 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (13.73%) PhD
5 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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