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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 144 199 187
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 58 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.28% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.27% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 11 27
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
3758 4068 3985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.05% 83.43% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3258 3070
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 £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 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 26 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
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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 +11 8 £34,000 -3.54% 1
Egham - 8 £55,000 - 1
Weybridge - 7 £31,500 -
Reigate - 6 £43,750 -
Woking +7 2 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £42,500 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 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 62 (72.09%) Selenium
2 46 (53.49%) WebDriver
3 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 35 (40.70%) QA
6 31 (36.05%) C#
7 30 (34.88%) ISTQB
8 25 (29.07%) Java
9 24 (27.91%) ISEB
9 24 (27.91%) Automated Testing
10 23 (26.74%) TDD
10 23 (26.74%) Test Scripting
11 22 (25.58%) QuickTest Pro
11 22 (25.58%) Finance
11 22 (25.58%) Scrum
11 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (24.42%) Software Testing
12 21 (24.42%) Manual Testing
13 20 (23.26%) XML
14 19 (22.09%) Regression Testing
15 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
16 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
17 14 (16.28%) JMeter
17 14 (16.28%) Performance Testing
17 14 (16.28%) SoapUI
18 12 (13.95%) SQL
19 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 10 (11.63%) .NET
20 10 (11.63%) JIRA
20 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (72.09%) Selenium
2 46 (53.49%) WebDriver
3 22 (25.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
5 14 (16.28%) SoapUI
5 14 (16.28%) JMeter
6 10 (11.63%) JIRA
7 9 (10.47%) WATIR
8 8 (9.30%) RubyGems
8 8 (9.30%) RSpec
9 6 (6.98%) JUnit
10 5 (5.81%) FitNesse
10 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
10 5 (5.81%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (4.65%) WatiN
11 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
12 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.33%) JBehave
13 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Analyst
2 35 (40.70%) Test Analyst
3 32 (37.21%) Tester
4 16 (18.60%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Automation Tester
5 13 (15.12%) Test Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) QA Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Web Tester
8 7 (8.14%) Web Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Web Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Automated Test Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Automated Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Software Tester
12 3 (3.49%) Lead Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) XML
2 10 (11.63%) .NET
3 9 (10.47%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) HTML
4 8 (9.30%) Ajax
5 7 (8.14%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) JSON
7 2 (2.33%) SOAP
8 1 (1.16%) J2EE
8 1 (1.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.16%) Equities
4 1 (1.16%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) UNIX
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (27.91%) Automated Testing
4 23 (26.74%) Test Scripting
4 23 (26.74%) TDD
5 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (25.58%) Scrum
6 21 (24.42%) Manual Testing
6 21 (24.42%) Software Testing
7 19 (22.09%) Regression Testing
8 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
9 14 (16.28%) Performance Testing
10 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.30%) Test Management
12 8 (9.30%) V-Model
13 7 (8.14%) Web Testing
14 6 (6.98%) BDD
15 5 (5.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.05%) C#
2 25 (29.07%) Java
3 12 (13.95%) SQL
4 9 (10.47%) Ruby
5 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.98%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) VB6
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) ISTQB
2 24 (27.91%) ISEB
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.14%) HP
2 2 (2.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) DataCash
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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