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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 144 152 204
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +52
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 42 71 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.22% 1.60% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.86% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 71 17
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £32,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2878 3807 4151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.78% 85.92% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 3307 3363
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 10 £47,500 -
Egham +14 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Guildford +16 4 £43,000 +32.30%
Redhill - 3 £52,500 -
Leatherhead +13 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Weybridge - 1 £24,000 -
Woking - 1 £52,500 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (51.25%) QA
3 39 (48.75%) Test Automation
4 35 (43.75%) Selenium
5 32 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 32 (40.00%) C#
6 28 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 26 (32.50%) .NET
8 23 (28.75%) Test Scripting
9 21 (26.25%) BDD
10 20 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 20 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 20 (25.00%) SQL
10 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 19 (23.75%) Scrum
11 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (22.50%) Unix
13 17 (21.25%) Python
13 17 (21.25%) Cucumber
14 16 (20.00%) Ruby
15 15 (18.75%) Project Planning
15 15 (18.75%) TDD
15 15 (18.75%) Windows
15 15 (18.75%) Perl
16 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
16 13 (16.25%) ISEB
16 13 (16.25%) SoapUI
16 13 (16.25%) WebDriver
16 13 (16.25%) Non-Functional 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 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Selenium
2 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (21.25%) Cucumber
4 13 (16.25%) SoapUI
4 13 (16.25%) WebDriver
5 12 (15.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
7 8 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 8 (10.00%) JIRA
8 6 (7.50%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (7.50%) WatiN
9 4 (5.00%) InstallShield
9 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.00%) WebLOAD
10 3 (3.75%) JMeter
10 3 (3.75%) Subversion
10 3 (3.75%) TestComplete
10 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Automotive
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Analyst
1 45 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 34 (42.50%) Test Engineer
3 25 (31.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 20 (25.00%) Tester
5 18 (22.50%) Junior
6 16 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 15 (18.75%) QA Analyst
7 15 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (17.50%) QA Engineer
9 13 (16.25%) Junior Analyst
9 13 (16.25%) Junior Test Analyst
9 13 (16.25%) QA Test Engineer
10 11 (13.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 9 (11.25%) Automation Tester
11 9 (11.25%) Ruby Engineer
11 9 (11.25%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (10.00%) Junior Tester
12 8 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
12 8 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.25%) XML
5 3 (3.75%) HTML
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.25%) Express
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
7 1 (1.25%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (1.25%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.25%) Node.js
7 1 (1.25%) OAuth
7 1 (1.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.25%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Unix
2 15 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Linux
4 4 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) Test Automation
3 32 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 28 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 23 (28.75%) Test Scripting
6 21 (26.25%) BDD
7 20 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 19 (23.75%) Scrum
9 15 (18.75%) Project Planning
9 15 (18.75%) TDD
10 13 (16.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
11 11 (13.75%) SDLC
12 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
13 9 (11.25%) Performance Testing
14 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
15 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
15 7 (8.75%) Web Testing
16 6 (7.50%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) C#
2 20 (25.00%) SQL
3 17 (21.25%) Python
4 16 (20.00%) Ruby
5 15 (18.75%) Perl
6 11 (13.75%) Java
7 8 (10.00%) C++
8 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.25%) C
10 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.75%) VB
11 3 (3.75%) VBScript
11 3 (3.75%) VC++
12 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.25%) PHP
12 1 (1.25%) R
12 1 (1.25%) Scala
12 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (16.25%) ISEB
3 11 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (51.25%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) HP
2 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.25%) CA
4 1 (1.25%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.25%) Xamarin