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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 172 152 214
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +62
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 43 60 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.01% 1.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.51% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 8
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
3600 3964 4542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.89% 85.88% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 3331 3721
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Walton-on-Thames - 19 £27,500 - 3
Reigate -11 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Redhill - 4 £55,000 -
Guildford -5 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Staines +20 1 - -
Woking +9 1 £35,000 -
Esher 0 1 £50,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 55 (55.00%) SQL
2 45 (45.00%) QA
3 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (41.00%) Test Strategy
5 40 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 39 (39.00%) Manual Testing
7 35 (35.00%) Unix
8 32 (32.00%) Finance
8 32 (32.00%) Selenium
9 31 (31.00%) JIRA
9 31 (31.00%) Oracle
9 31 (31.00%) Mentoring
10 30 (30.00%) PL/SQL
11 27 (27.00%) C#
11 27 (27.00%) ISEB
12 26 (26.00%) Python
13 24 (24.00%) .NET
13 24 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (24.00%) ISTQB
14 23 (23.00%) Perl
15 22 (22.00%) Windows
15 22 (22.00%) Project Planning
15 22 (22.00%) Oracle Database
16 21 (21.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 21 (21.00%) SDLC
16 21 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (21.00%) XML
16 21 (21.00%) Toad
17 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
18 17 (17.00%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (13.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) VoIP
2 8 (8.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle Database
2 21 (21.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (32.00%) Selenium
2 31 (31.00%) JIRA
3 21 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (21.00%) Toad
4 16 (16.00%) SoapUI
5 10 (10.00%) InstallShield
6 7 (7.00%) HP UFT
7 6 (6.00%) Introscope
7 6 (6.00%) JMeter
7 6 (6.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (6.00%) WebLOAD
8 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.00%) Appium
10 1 (1.00%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Automotive
3 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (55.00%) Analyst
2 53 (53.00%) Test Analyst
3 30 (30.00%) Tester
4 29 (29.00%) QA Analyst
5 27 (27.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 24 (24.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 23 (23.00%) Developer
8 22 (22.00%) Test Engineer
9 21 (21.00%) Junior
9 21 (21.00%) Oracle Developer
9 21 (21.00%) Senior Developer
10 20 (20.00%) QA Engineer
10 20 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 17 (17.00%) Applications Developer
11 17 (17.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 16 (16.00%) QA Test Engineer
12 16 (16.00%) Senior Applications Developer
12 16 (16.00%) Senior Oracle Applications Developer
13 15 (15.00%) Junior Analyst
13 15 (15.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) .NET
2 21 (21.00%) XML
3 9 (9.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.00%) J2EE
4 1 (1.00%) Java EE
4 1 (1.00%) JSON
4 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Social Media
2 6 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.00%) Contactless
3 4 (4.00%) EMV
3 4 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Unix
2 22 (22.00%) Windows
3 15 (15.00%) Linux
4 10 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) Test Strategy
3 40 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 39 (39.00%) Manual Testing
5 31 (31.00%) Mentoring
6 24 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (22.00%) Project Planning
8 21 (21.00%) SDLC
9 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 17 (17.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (17.00%) Performance Testing
10 17 (17.00%) Software Testing
10 17 (17.00%) Web Testing
11 13 (13.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (12.00%) Functional Testing
12 12 (12.00%) Regression Testing
13 11 (11.00%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.00%) Time Management
15 9 (9.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.00%) SQL
2 30 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 27 (27.00%) C#
4 26 (26.00%) Python
5 23 (23.00%) Perl
6 16 (16.00%) C
6 16 (16.00%) Java
7 13 (13.00%) Ruby
8 11 (11.00%) C++
9 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) ISEB
2 24 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.00%) Degree
3 10 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 31 (31.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.00%) HP
5 6 (6.00%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.00%) CA
5 6 (6.00%) Dynatrace
6 4 (4.00%) CyberSource
6 4 (4.00%) DataCash
6 4 (4.00%) Elavon
6 4 (4.00%) Ingenico
6 4 (4.00%) Sage
6 4 (4.00%) TSYS
6 4 (4.00%) VeriFone
6 4 (4.00%) VocaLink
6 4 (4.00%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.00%) Cognizant
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago