The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 145 152 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +60
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 32 63 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.94% 1.49% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.74% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 17
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Automation 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
2898 3626 4000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.79% 85.58% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2370 3181 3206
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Surrey

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +14 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Guildford +20 4 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Redhill - 3 £52,500 -
Egham -1 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Leatherhead -1 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Weybridge - 1 £24,000 -
Woking - 1 £52,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) QA
3 34 (48.57%) Selenium
4 32 (45.71%) Test Automation
5 27 (38.57%) C#
5 27 (38.57%) Manual Testing
6 25 (35.71%) .NET
7 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
8 23 (32.86%) Software Testing
8 23 (32.86%) BDD
9 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
9 19 (27.14%) Scrum
9 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
10 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (24.29%) ISTQB
11 17 (24.29%) Cucumber
12 16 (22.86%) TDD
12 16 (22.86%) SQL
13 14 (20.00%) WebDriver
14 13 (18.57%) Ruby
14 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
14 13 (18.57%) SpecFlow
15 12 (17.14%) SoapUI
15 12 (17.14%) SDLC
15 12 (17.14%) Finance
16 11 (15.71%) Unix
16 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
17 10 (14.29%) Python
17 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (48.57%) Selenium
2 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (24.29%) Cucumber
4 14 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 13 (18.57%) SpecFlow
6 12 (17.14%) SoapUI
7 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
8 7 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 7 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
9 6 (8.57%) WatiN
10 5 (7.14%) JIRA
11 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
12 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
12 3 (4.29%) Subversion
12 3 (4.29%) TestComplete
12 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (4.29%) WebLOAD
13 2 (2.86%) JMeter
13 2 (2.86%) JUnit
13 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Analyst
1 39 (55.71%) Test Analyst
2 30 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 22 (31.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 16 (22.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Tester
5 12 (17.14%) QA Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) QA Test Engineer
7 10 (14.29%) Junior
7 10 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (12.86%) Ruby Engineer
8 9 (12.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Automation Tester
9 8 (11.43%) Junior Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Junior Test Analyst
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (8.57%) Software Tester
11 6 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.43%) JSON
6 1 (1.43%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.43%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.43%) Ninject
6 1 (1.43%) Node.js
6 1 (1.43%) OAuth
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) RESTful
6 1 (1.43%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Unix
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 27 (38.57%) Manual Testing
4 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 23 (32.86%) BDD
5 23 (32.86%) Software Testing
6 19 (27.14%) Scrum
7 16 (22.86%) TDD
8 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
9 12 (17.14%) SDLC
10 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 9 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
13 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Build Automation
13 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
13 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
14 5 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) C#
2 16 (22.86%) SQL
3 13 (18.57%) Ruby
4 10 (14.29%) Python
5 9 (12.86%) Java
6 8 (11.43%) Perl
7 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.14%) C++
9 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.29%) VB
9 3 (4.29%) VBScript
9 3 (4.29%) VC++
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) R
10 1 (1.43%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (14.29%) ISEB
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (51.43%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
3 2 (2.86%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday