The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 204 194 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 33
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4116 3882 4398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 79.69% 74.20% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3360 3098 3766
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automation Testing
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 - 6 £31,750 -
Woking - 3 £40,000 -
Leatherhead -23 1 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) C#
1 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (36.67%) Manual Testing
2 10 (33.33%) QA
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) ISEB
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Selenium
5 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (10.00%) SOAP
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) Office 365

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.67%) TestPartner
5 2 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (6.67%) QALoad
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) jMock
6 1 (3.33%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Swing
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (36.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) QMS
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
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