The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 168 151 191
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 43 66 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.96% 1.34% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.62% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,850 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3737 4074 3859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.68% 82.49% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3249 3302 3032
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +13 12 £40,000 +39.13%
Woking +2 7 £42,500 +4.93%
Guildford -6 6 £41,250 +26.92% 4
Farnham +5 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Esher - 2 £25,000 - 1
Reigate +16 1 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Redhill -5 1 £52,500 +87.50%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) Automation Testing
3 44 (48.35%) Selenium
4 38 (41.76%) ISTQB
5 37 (40.66%) ISEB
6 35 (38.46%) Manual Testing
7 31 (34.07%) Java
8 26 (28.57%) Scrum
9 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
10 23 (25.27%) QA
11 21 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 20 (21.98%) SQL
13 19 (20.88%) C#
13 19 (20.88%) AS400
13 19 (20.88%) iSeries
14 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
15 17 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (17.58%) WebDriver
16 16 (17.58%) .NET
17 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.38%) Degree
17 14 (15.38%) Test Management
18 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
18 13 (14.29%) Finance
18 13 (14.29%) HP UFT
18 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
18 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Node.js
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) MySQL
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (48.35%) Selenium
2 16 (17.58%) WebDriver
3 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 12 (13.19%) JMeter
5 9 (9.89%) JUnit
6 8 (8.79%) Sahi
6 8 (8.79%) JProfiler
7 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (6.59%) Calabash
8 6 (6.59%) Zephyr
8 6 (6.59%) Robotium
8 6 (6.59%) JIRA
9 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.20%) WatiN
10 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Automotive
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Analyst
2 43 (47.25%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Tester
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 7 (7.69%) QA Leader
6 7 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) .NET
2 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
4 10 (10.99%) CSS
5 8 (8.79%) XML
6 7 (7.69%) HTML
6 7 (7.69%) WCF
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.59%) Web Services
8 4 (4.40%) LAMP
8 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.40%) REST
8 4 (4.40%) JPA
8 4 (4.40%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.20%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.20%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) AS400
1 19 (20.88%) iSeries
2 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.69%) Statistics
5 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) UNIX
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) Automation Testing
3 35 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 26 (28.57%) Scrum
5 21 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
7 17 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.38%) Test Management
9 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
10 11 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
12 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Time Management
12 8 (8.79%) Test Planning
13 7 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.69%) System Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Load Testing
13 7 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.98%) SQL
4 19 (20.88%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.69%) Python
6 7 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (5.49%) Ruby
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) PHP5
10 1 (1.10%) AWK
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) ISTQB
2 37 (40.66%) ISEB
3 14 (15.38%) Degree
4 13 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.59%) PhD
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.27%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Sun
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Further Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago