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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 52 52 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 23 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.51% 3.68% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.42% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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
533 656 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.37% 83.35% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 473 572 523
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 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 (81.08%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) QA
3 22 (59.46%) Selenium
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
6 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Scrum
7 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
8 8 (21.62%) Big Data
8 8 (21.62%) WatiN
8 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) XML
9 7 (18.92%) Linux
9 7 (18.92%) Maven
9 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
10 6 (16.22%) HTML5
10 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
10 6 (16.22%) Open Source
10 6 (16.22%) HTML
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) UNIX
11 5 (13.51%) JMeter
11 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.51%) WebDriver

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
2 8 (21.62%) WatiN
3 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
4 5 (13.51%) JMeter
4 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.81%) Sahi
5 4 (10.81%) JUnit
5 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
5 4 (10.81%) JProfiler
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) Behat
7 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Tester
3 5 (13.51%) QA Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Tester
4 4 (10.81%) QA Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) XML
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
5 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
3 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) Open Source
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Time Management
9 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Operations Research
9 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
9 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (72.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
1 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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