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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 135 173 111
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -62
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 72 26 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.64% 0.58% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.69% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 66 24 85
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,850 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
3665 3746 3750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.54% 83.13% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 2966 2974
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Guildford +27 19 £45,000 +5.88%
Leatherhead +12 10 £45,000 +9.09%
Staines - 5 £42,500 -
Reigate -4 4 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Woking - 4 £41,250 - 2
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
Chertsey +10 2 £42,500 +57.40%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 105 (71.43%) Selenium
2 86 (58.50%) QA
3 82 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (55.10%) Test Automation
5 58 (39.46%) C#
6 57 (38.78%) SQL
7 47 (31.97%) Java
8 41 (27.89%) Software Engineering
9 39 (26.53%) WebDriver
10 37 (25.17%) .NET
11 33 (22.45%) XML
11 33 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (21.77%) Manual Testing
13 30 (20.41%) Scrum
13 30 (20.41%) TDD
13 30 (20.41%) JavaScript
13 30 (20.41%) E-Commerce
14 29 (19.73%) Finance
14 29 (19.73%) Test Scripting
14 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (18.37%) FitNesse
15 27 (18.37%) WatiN
15 27 (18.37%) Web Services
16 25 (17.01%) MySQL
17 24 (16.33%) JMeter
17 24 (16.33%) Project Management
17 24 (16.33%) Test Strategy
18 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
18 23 (15.65%) Workflow

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.40%) Apache
3 4 (2.72%) IIS
4 3 (2.04%) nginx
4 3 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.04%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) Internet
2 3 (2.04%) DHCP
2 3 (2.04%) HTTP
2 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) MySQL
2 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (71.43%) Selenium
2 39 (26.53%) WebDriver
3 27 (18.37%) FitNesse
3 27 (18.37%) WatiN
4 24 (16.33%) JMeter
5 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
6 19 (12.93%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.12%) SpecFlow
9 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
9 8 (5.44%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
10 5 (3.40%) NUnit
10 5 (3.40%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.40%) JUnit
11 3 (2.04%) JIRA
11 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.36%) TestDirector
12 2 (1.36%) Toad
12 2 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.04%) Marketing
3 3 (2.04%) Automotive
4 2 (1.36%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (36.05%) Tester
2 36 (24.49%) Software Engineer
3 31 (21.09%) Test Engineer
4 25 (17.01%) Software Tester
5 22 (14.97%) Developer
5 22 (14.97%) Analyst
6 21 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (12.93%) Automation Tester
8 18 (12.24%) Test Analyst
9 14 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
10 12 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (6.80%) QA Tester
12 8 (5.44%) Junior
12 8 (5.44%) QA Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) Lead Tester
13 7 (4.76%) Graduate
14 6 (4.08%) Junior Software Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) Junior Test Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.17%) .NET
2 33 (22.45%) XML
3 27 (18.37%) Web Services
4 21 (14.29%) LAMP
5 17 (11.56%) .NET Framework
6 15 (10.20%) CSS
6 15 (10.20%) HTML
7 11 (7.48%) Ajax
8 10 (6.80%) WPF
9 8 (5.44%) Gherkin
10 6 (4.08%) JSON
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.72%) LINQ
11 4 (2.72%) WCF
11 4 (2.72%) jQuery
12 3 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) Open Source
5 3 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.36%) Life Science
6 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.36%) Physics
6 2 (1.36%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.36%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Windows
2 5 (3.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (55.10%) Test Automation
3 41 (27.89%) Software Engineering
4 33 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (21.77%) Manual Testing
6 30 (20.41%) Scrum
6 30 (20.41%) TDD
6 30 (20.41%) E-Commerce
7 29 (19.73%) Test Scripting
7 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (16.33%) Project Management
8 24 (16.33%) Test Strategy
9 23 (15.65%) Workflow
10 20 (13.61%) Automation Testing
11 18 (12.24%) Information Assurance
11 18 (12.24%) Cyber Security
12 17 (11.56%) Software Testing
13 15 (10.20%) Web Testing
14 14 (9.52%) Regression Testing
15 9 (6.12%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.46%) C#
2 57 (38.78%) SQL
3 47 (31.97%) Java
4 30 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.29%) PHP
5 21 (14.29%) Python
6 18 (12.24%) Ruby
7 9 (6.12%) C++
8 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.72%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.36%) VBScript
10 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Degree
2 19 (12.93%) ISEB
3 16 (10.88%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (58.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.04%) vSphere
2 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle
3 6 (4.08%) Fidessa
4 4 (2.72%) MathWorks
5 3 (2.04%) VMware
6 2 (1.36%) Telerik
6 2 (1.36%) Red Gate
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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