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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 146 201 197
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 71 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.58% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 17 14
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3751 4031 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.73% 82.45% 79.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3258 3258 2990
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Egham - 15 £55,000 -
Camberley - 12 £40,000 - 1
Guildford +3 8 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Farnham - 5 £37,500 -
Esher - 2 £25,000 - 1
Leatherhead -7 1 £32,500 -43.47%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 85 (62.04%) Selenium
2 84 (61.31%) Scrum
3 72 (52.55%) Test Automation
4 66 (48.18%) TDD
5 61 (44.53%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (44.53%) UNIX
6 60 (43.80%) Ruby
7 56 (40.88%) RSpec
8 55 (40.15%) Linux
8 55 (40.15%) Jenkins
9 45 (32.85%) Automated Testing
9 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (27.74%) WATIR
11 33 (24.09%) QA
12 32 (23.36%) RubyGems
13 31 (22.63%) Manual Testing
14 27 (19.71%) ISTQB
15 25 (18.25%) ISEB
16 21 (15.33%) Cucumber
17 19 (13.87%) AS400
17 19 (13.87%) iSeries
18 18 (13.14%) Java
19 16 (11.68%) SQL
19 16 (11.68%) C#
19 16 (11.68%) XML
19 16 (11.68%) Degree
20 15 (10.95%) Finance
21 14 (10.22%) WebDriver
21 14 (10.22%) Test Scripting
22 13 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.46%) Node.js
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) VoIP
2 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) MySQL
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (62.04%) Selenium
2 56 (40.88%) RSpec
3 55 (40.15%) Jenkins
4 38 (27.74%) WATIR
5 32 (23.36%) RubyGems
6 21 (15.33%) Cucumber
7 14 (10.22%) WebDriver
8 13 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (9.49%) Visual Studio
9 8 (5.84%) JIRA
10 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.38%) HP UFT
10 6 (4.38%) Calabash
10 6 (4.38%) Robotium
11 4 (2.92%) Mockito
12 3 (2.19%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.46%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.46%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
14 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (10.95%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Automotive
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (35.77%) Automation Engineer
2 47 (34.31%) Analyst
3 43 (31.39%) Test Analyst
4 34 (24.82%) Test Engineer
5 32 (23.36%) Test Automation Engineer
6 25 (18.25%) Developer
7 18 (13.14%) QA Analyst
8 15 (10.95%) Tester
9 14 (10.22%) Agile Test Analyst
10 13 (9.49%) Ruby Developer
11 8 (5.84%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
13 6 (4.38%) QA Engineer
13 6 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (4.38%) Systems Test Analyst
14 4 (2.92%) Senior Developer
15 3 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
15 3 (2.19%) Senior Test Analyst
15 3 (2.19%) Automation Test Analyst
15 3 (2.19%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.68%) XML
2 13 (9.49%) .NET
3 8 (5.84%) Web Services
4 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.38%) REST
4 6 (4.38%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.92%) Play Framework
5 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.92%) JPA
5 4 (2.92%) SOAP
5 4 (2.92%) HTML
6 3 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.19%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.46%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.73%) RESTful
8 1 (0.73%) DOM
8 1 (0.73%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) AS400
1 19 (13.87%) iSeries
2 12 (8.76%) Mathematics
2 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.38%) Statistics
3 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.19%) User Experience
4 3 (2.19%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.53%) UNIX
2 55 (40.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (61.31%) Scrum
2 72 (52.55%) Test Automation
3 66 (48.18%) TDD
4 61 (44.53%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (32.85%) Automated Testing
6 31 (22.63%) Manual Testing
7 14 (10.22%) Test Scripting
8 12 (8.76%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.11%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.38%) Security Testing
10 6 (4.38%) MVVM
10 6 (4.38%) BDD
10 6 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (3.65%) Performance Testing
12 4 (2.92%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.19%) Project Management
14 2 (1.46%) Regression Testing
14 2 (1.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.80%) Ruby
2 18 (13.14%) Java
3 16 (11.68%) SQL
3 16 (11.68%) C#
4 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.38%) Perl
5 6 (4.38%) Python
6 3 (2.19%) PHP
7 2 (1.46%) Scala
8 1 (0.73%) VB6
8 1 (0.73%) XPath
8 1 (0.73%) PHP5
8 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.73%) VB
8 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (19.71%) ISTQB
2 25 (18.25%) ISEB
3 16 (11.68%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle
3 1 (0.73%) SAP
3 1 (0.73%) HP
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £600000 per annum + company car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Further Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago