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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 66 53 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.56% 3.77% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 4.61% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 3
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
553 737 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.22% 81.80% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 496 616 562
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) QA
3 18 (62.07%) Selenium
4 15 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
5 13 (44.83%) Scrum
6 12 (41.38%) Project Management
6 12 (41.38%) FitNesse
6 12 (41.38%) WatiN
7 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
8 8 (27.59%) JMeter
8 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Open Source
9 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
9 7 (24.14%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (20.69%) JSON
10 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
11 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
12 4 (13.79%) Linux
13 3 (10.34%) Sahi
13 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
13 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
13 3 (10.34%) JProfiler
13 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Selenium
2 12 (41.38%) FitNesse
2 12 (41.38%) WatiN
3 8 (27.59%) JMeter
3 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.34%) Sahi
5 3 (10.34%) JProfiler
5 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Automation Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Tester
5 4 (13.79%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Project Management
4 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Time Management
9 2 (6.90%) Data Management
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (89.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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