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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 149 176 152
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 53 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.20% 1.15% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.39% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 66
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
3660 4388 4056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.94% 83.07% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3054 3573 3229
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
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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 +16 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Reigate +21 8 £45,000 +3.44% 1
Camberley - 8 £37,500 -
Esher - 6 £50,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 5 £45,000 -
Woking -5 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Farnham - 2 £40,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Staines - 1 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 96 (75.59%) Selenium
2 74 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (51.18%) QA
4 64 (50.39%) Test Automation
5 61 (48.03%) Java
6 43 (33.86%) Automation Testing
7 41 (32.28%) WebDriver
8 38 (29.92%) SQL
9 34 (26.77%) Scrum
10 30 (23.62%) C#
10 30 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (23.62%) Manual Testing
11 29 (22.83%) XML
11 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
12 28 (22.05%) Project Management
13 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (20.47%) WatiN
14 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
14 26 (20.47%) FitNesse
15 25 (19.69%) ISTQB
15 25 (19.69%) JMeter
15 25 (19.69%) ISEB
15 25 (19.69%) Test Strategy
16 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
17 22 (17.32%) QuickTest Pro
17 22 (17.32%) Web Services
18 21 (16.54%) .NET
18 21 (16.54%) Finance
19 20 (15.75%) PHP
19 20 (15.75%) Jenkins

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (4.72%) Apache
2 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.36%) nginx
2 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.79%) Drupal
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) SaaS
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Internet
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.36%) DHCP
2 3 (2.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) MySQL
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 96 (75.59%) Selenium
2 41 (32.28%) WebDriver
3 26 (20.47%) WatiN
3 26 (20.47%) FitNesse
4 25 (19.69%) JMeter
5 22 (17.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 20 (15.75%) Jenkins
7 14 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
9 10 (7.87%) JUnit
10 6 (4.72%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.94%) JProfiler
11 5 (3.94%) Sahi
11 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
13 3 (2.36%) Zephyr
13 3 (2.36%) JIRA
14 2 (1.57%) Subversion
14 2 (1.57%) QARun
14 2 (1.57%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Automotive
3 2 (1.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (38.58%) Tester
2 36 (28.35%) Analyst
3 32 (25.20%) Test Analyst
4 25 (19.69%) Software Tester
5 19 (14.96%) Software Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) Automation Tester
7 12 (9.45%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (6.30%) Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Automated Test Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Lead Tester
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Test Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Automated Tester
12 5 (3.94%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) QA Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) Software Test Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.83%) XML
2 22 (17.32%) Web Services
3 21 (16.54%) .NET
4 18 (14.17%) LAMP
5 13 (10.24%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.45%) CSS
6 12 (9.45%) HTML
7 8 (6.30%) Ajax
8 6 (4.72%) JSON
8 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.57%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.57%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.79%) J2EE
10 1 (0.79%) WPF
10 1 (0.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.30%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.51%) iSeries
4 7 (5.51%) AS400
5 6 (4.72%) Statistics
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Linux
2 5 (3.94%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.39%) Test Automation
3 43 (33.86%) Automation Testing
4 34 (26.77%) Scrum
5 30 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (23.62%) Manual Testing
6 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
7 28 (22.05%) Project Management
8 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (19.69%) Test Strategy
10 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
11 17 (13.39%) Test Scripting
12 16 (12.60%) Information Assurance
12 16 (12.60%) Cyber Security
13 15 (11.81%) Workflow
14 14 (11.02%) Software Testing
15 13 (10.24%) TDD
15 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (8.66%) Web Testing
17 10 (7.87%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.03%) Java
2 38 (29.92%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) C#
4 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.75%) PHP
6 16 (12.60%) Python
7 15 (11.81%) Ruby
8 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) AWK
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) ISTQB
1 25 (19.69%) ISEB
2 13 (10.24%) Degree
3 10 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.72%) PhD
5 2 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (51.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) vSphere
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) HP
4 1 (0.79%) Sun
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
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Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
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