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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 167 177 194
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 43 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.98% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.67% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 19
Average salary £42,500 £27,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.15% -41.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,150 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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
3682 3559 4052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.16% 82.29% 78.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3080 2798 3402
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Reigate -2 9 £42,500 +8.97%
Chertsey - 8 £33,750 -
Guildford -9 3 £34,000 +30.76%
Weybridge - 2 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 44 (75.86%) Selenium
2 40 (68.97%) WebDriver
3 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.00%) QA
5 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
6 26 (44.83%) Java
7 24 (41.38%) C#
7 24 (41.38%) ISTQB
8 19 (32.76%) ISEB
9 18 (31.03%) Finance
10 17 (29.31%) Regression Testing
10 17 (29.31%) Automated Testing
10 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
11 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
13 13 (22.41%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (22.41%) SQL
14 12 (20.69%) JMeter
14 12 (20.69%) SoapUI
14 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
15 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
15 11 (18.97%) XML
16 10 (17.24%) TDD
16 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
17 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (15.52%) Scrum
17 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
17 9 (15.52%) Web Services

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (75.86%) Selenium
2 40 (68.97%) WebDriver
3 13 (22.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (20.69%) JMeter
4 12 (20.69%) SoapUI
5 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
6 7 (12.07%) JIRA
7 6 (10.34%) JUnit
8 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.17%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.45%) Maven
11 2 (3.45%) MSTest
11 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.45%) WatiN
11 2 (3.45%) JBehave
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Analyst
2 26 (44.83%) Test Analyst
3 25 (43.10%) Tester
4 13 (22.41%) Automation Tester
5 10 (17.24%) Test Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Developer
7 8 (13.79%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Automated Test Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Automated Tester
8 5 (8.62%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Web Tester
10 3 (5.17%) Web Test Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Software Tester
10 3 (5.17%) Senior QA Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Web Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) XML
2 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
4 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 6 (10.34%) Ajax
5 3 (5.17%) SOAP
6 2 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (1.72%) Java EE
7 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Equities
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 17 (29.31%) Regression Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Automated Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
4 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (17.24%) TDD
8 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
9 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Scrum
9 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
10 8 (13.79%) Test Management
11 6 (10.34%) Web Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
12 5 (8.62%) Test Planning
13 4 (6.90%) BDD
13 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) ISTQB
2 19 (32.76%) ISEB
3 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
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