The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 182 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 36 73 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.68% 1.38% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.78% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 105
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4359 4098 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.04% 77.41% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3540 3169 3959
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Surrey region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Surrey

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking 0 7 £36,250 - 4
Guildford -12 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Chertsey - 6 £29,000 -
Reigate +3 4 £42,250 -23.18% 1
Redhill 0 1 £52,500 - 1
Epsom -25 1 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) SQL
3 31 (44.93%) .NET
4 30 (43.48%) Software Testing
5 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
5 28 (40.58%) ISEB
6 23 (33.33%) QA
7 22 (31.88%) Selenium
7 22 (31.88%) Test Scripting
8 19 (27.54%) Manual Testing
9 18 (26.09%) TDD
9 18 (26.09%) Finance
9 18 (26.09%) Visual Studio
10 17 (24.64%) C#
10 17 (24.64%) XML
10 17 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
11 16 (23.19%) Scrum
12 14 (20.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
12 14 (20.29%) Test Strategy
13 13 (18.84%) Automation Testing
13 13 (18.84%) Windows
14 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
14 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
15 11 (15.94%) System Testing
15 11 (15.94%) Statistics
16 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
16 10 (14.49%) PhD
16 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) IIS
1 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) SaaS
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Selenium
2 18 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 17 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (20.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (10.14%) Toad
5 7 (10.14%) TestDirector
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (8.70%) QARun
7 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.35%) JMeter
9 2 (2.90%) Moq
9 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.90%) JUnit
10 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.45%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (1.45%) TestPartner
10 1 (1.45%) JIRA
10 1 (1.45%) QALoad
10 1 (1.45%) jMock
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Tester
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Test Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Software Tester
4 12 (17.39%) Automation Tester
5 11 (15.94%) Test Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) QA Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Junior Tester
6 8 (11.59%) Graduate
6 8 (11.59%) Junior
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Systems Test Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) QA Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Tester
9 5 (7.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) XML
3 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) WCF
6 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (4.35%) WPF
6 3 (4.35%) LINQ
7 2 (2.90%) Qt
7 2 (2.90%) Ajax
7 2 (2.90%) Swing
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 11 (15.94%) Statistics
4 8 (11.59%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.25%) CCTV
6 2 (2.90%) Life Science
6 2 (2.90%) Physics
6 2 (2.90%) Chemistry
6 2 (2.90%) Biology
7 1 (1.45%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Software Testing
3 22 (31.88%) Test Scripting
4 19 (27.54%) Manual Testing
5 18 (26.09%) TDD
6 16 (23.19%) Scrum
7 14 (20.29%) Test Strategy
8 13 (18.84%) Automation Testing
9 11 (15.94%) System Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Security Testing
11 8 (11.59%) Web Testing
11 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.59%) OO
12 7 (10.14%) SOA
12 7 (10.14%) BDD
12 7 (10.14%) Bug Management
13 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.70%) Test Management
13 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) SQL
2 17 (24.64%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) VC++
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) ISEB
2 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (14.49%) PhD
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) MathWorks
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