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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 45 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 3.58% 4.61% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 5.09% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 26
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
320 275 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 88.15% 90.46% 81.17%
Number of salaries quoted 308 246 242
Average salary £50,000 £47,209 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.91% +4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reigate

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 33 (94.29%) Finance
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) C#
3 25 (71.43%) .NET
3 25 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 18 (51.43%) Regression Testing
6 17 (48.57%) NUnit
6 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
6 17 (48.57%) Visual Studio
6 17 (48.57%) Degree
6 17 (48.57%) Computer Science
7 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
7 16 (45.71%) Performance Testing
7 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
7 16 (45.71%) Financial Modelling
7 16 (45.71%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (45.71%) User Stories
7 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
7 16 (45.71%) Code Coverage
7 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
7 16 (45.71%) C++
7 16 (45.71%) Java
7 16 (45.71%) Workflow Management
7 16 (45.71%) Workflow
7 16 (45.71%) Validation
8 11 (31.43%) ISEB
9 9 (25.71%) HP
9 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 9 (25.71%) TDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Visual Studio
1 17 (48.57%) NUnit
2 16 (45.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.71%) Selenium
4 7 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (94.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Test Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Tester
5 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) CSS3
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Computer Science
2 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Regression Testing
3 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
4 16 (45.71%) Performance Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Workflow Management
4 16 (45.71%) Workflow
4 16 (45.71%) Validation
4 16 (45.71%) Code Coverage
4 16 (45.71%) Financial Modelling
4 16 (45.71%) User Stories
5 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
5 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
5 9 (25.71%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) C++
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) ISEB
3 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 25 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) HP