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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 163 194 189
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 49 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.09% 0.31% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.37% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 12 32
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,200 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
3745 3767 3887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.56% 83.05% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 2995 3123
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%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 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 +7 6 £32,000 -9.21% 1
Weybridge - 6 £31,500 -
Reigate - 5 £42,500 - 1
Chertsey - 4 £37,500 -
Woking +4 2 £35,000 - 1
Egham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 52 (74.29%) Selenium
2 44 (62.86%) WebDriver
3 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 30 (42.86%) QA
6 29 (41.43%) ISTQB
7 27 (38.57%) C#
8 25 (35.71%) Java
9 24 (34.29%) ISEB
10 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
11 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
11 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
12 19 (27.14%) Finance
12 19 (27.14%) QuickTest Pro
13 18 (25.71%) XML
14 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
14 17 (24.29%) Manual Testing
15 14 (20.00%) Performance Testing
15 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
15 14 (20.00%) JMeter
15 14 (20.00%) TDD
16 13 (18.57%) Scrum
16 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
17 12 (17.14%) SQL
18 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
20 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
20 9 (12.86%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (74.29%) Selenium
2 44 (62.86%) WebDriver
3 19 (27.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 14 (20.00%) JMeter
5 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 9 (12.86%) JIRA
6 6 (8.57%) JUnit
7 5 (7.14%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (5.71%) WatiN
9 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.86%) Maven
10 2 (2.86%) WATIR
10 2 (2.86%) JBehave
10 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.43%) RubyGems
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Analyst
2 30 (42.86%) Tester
3 29 (41.43%) Test Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Test Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Automation Tester
5 11 (15.71%) Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Web Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Web Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) QA Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Automated Test Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Automated Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
12 3 (4.29%) Software Tester
13 2 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) XML
2 9 (12.86%) CSS
2 9 (12.86%) HTML
3 8 (11.43%) Ajax
4 7 (10.00%) Web Services
4 7 (10.00%) .NET
5 4 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 1 (1.43%) Java EE
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Equities
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.43%) Android
1 1 (1.43%) UNIX
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
5 17 (24.29%) Manual Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.00%) TDD
7 13 (18.57%) Scrum
7 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Test Management
10 8 (11.43%) V-Model
10 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.57%) Web Testing
11 6 (8.57%) BDD
12 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) Perl
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Groovy
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) ISTQB
2 24 (34.29%) ISEB
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) HP
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.43%) DataCash
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: including excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking
Harrington Starr
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago