The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 41 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 6.96% 2.69% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 3.61% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 11
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -35.71%
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 Reigate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 166 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 87.55% 74.44% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 228 149 214
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £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 Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Reigate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Reigate region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Reigate

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (98.11%) Degree
2 52 (98.11%) Mathematics
2 52 (98.11%) .NET
3 49 (92.45%) Finance
4 44 (83.02%) SQL
4 44 (83.02%) QA
5 39 (73.58%) C++
5 39 (73.58%) Java
6 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
6 35 (66.04%) Computer Science
7 34 (64.15%) Test Strategy
8 30 (56.60%) OO
9 28 (52.83%) WinRunner
9 28 (52.83%) Selenium
10 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
10 18 (33.96%) Validation
10 18 (33.96%) Code Coverage
10 18 (33.96%) Workflow
10 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
10 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
10 18 (33.96%) Financial Modelling
10 18 (33.96%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (33.96%) Rhino Mocks
10 18 (33.96%) Workflow Management
10 18 (33.96%) NUnit
10 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
10 18 (33.96%) Unit Testing
10 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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.

Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) WinRunner
1 28 (52.83%) Selenium
2 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
2 18 (33.96%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (33.96%) NUnit
3 14 (26.42%) WebDriver
4 13 (24.53%) TestComplete
4 13 (24.53%) Ranorex
5 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 49 (92.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Tester
2 41 (77.36%) Analyst
3 40 (75.47%) QA Analyst
4 28 (52.83%) Automation Engineer
5 27 (50.94%) QA Engineer
5 27 (50.94%) Automation Analyst
5 27 (50.94%) QA Automation Engineer
5 27 (50.94%) Test Analyst
5 27 (50.94%) QA Tester
6 25 (47.17%) Developer
7 14 (26.42%) Test Engineer
8 13 (24.53%) Automation Tester
8 13 (24.53%) Automated Test Analyst
8 13 (24.53%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (24.53%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (24.53%) .NET Consultant
8 13 (24.53%) Test Consultant
8 13 (24.53%) Consultant
9 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
10 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (98.11%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
2 13 (24.53%) Web Services
3 11 (20.75%) HTML
3 11 (20.75%) CSS
3 11 (20.75%) CSS3
3 11 (20.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (98.11%) Mathematics
2 35 (66.04%) Computer Science
3 14 (26.42%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) Test Strategy
3 30 (56.60%) OO
4 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
4 18 (33.96%) Validation
4 18 (33.96%) Code Coverage
4 18 (33.96%) Workflow
4 18 (33.96%) Financial Modelling
4 18 (33.96%) Workflow Management
4 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
4 18 (33.96%) Unit Testing
4 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
4 18 (33.96%) User Stories
5 17 (32.08%) Software Testing
5 17 (32.08%) Analytics
5 17 (32.08%) RAD
6 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.89%) TDD
7 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (83.02%) SQL
3 39 (73.58%) C++
3 39 (73.58%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) Delphi
5 4 (7.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (98.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (83.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft