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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 140 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 66 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.54% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 66 9 22
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
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
3565 4271 4063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.96% 82.95% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 3480 3245
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 May 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 May 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 - 11 £55,000 -
Guildford +16 9 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Camberley - 8 £37,500 -
Esher - 6 £50,000 - 1
Reigate - 5 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £45,000 -
Farnham - 2 £40,000 -
Weybridge - 2 £31,500 -
Staines - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (69.91%) Selenium
2 53 (46.90%) Test Automation
3 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (38.05%) Automated Testing
5 42 (37.17%) Scrum
6 40 (35.40%) WebDriver
7 35 (30.97%) QA
7 35 (30.97%) TDD
8 33 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (29.20%) Manual Testing
8 33 (29.20%) C#
9 30 (26.55%) Test Scripting
9 30 (26.55%) ISTQB
10 29 (25.66%) XML
10 29 (25.66%) Jenkins
11 26 (23.01%) ISEB
12 23 (20.35%) Java
12 23 (20.35%) Ruby
13 22 (19.47%) RSpec
14 21 (18.58%) SQL
14 21 (18.58%) UNIX
15 20 (17.70%) WATIR
16 19 (16.81%) Linux
16 19 (16.81%) RubyGems
17 18 (15.93%) .NET
17 18 (15.93%) QuickTest Pro
18 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
19 16 (14.16%) Finance
19 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
20 13 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (5.31%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.77%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (69.91%) Selenium
2 40 (35.40%) WebDriver
3 29 (25.66%) Jenkins
4 22 (19.47%) RSpec
5 20 (17.70%) WATIR
6 19 (16.81%) RubyGems
7 18 (15.93%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
9 12 (10.62%) JIRA
10 11 (9.73%) SoapUI
11 8 (7.08%) JMeter
12 5 (4.42%) JUnit
12 5 (4.42%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.42%) FitNesse
12 5 (4.42%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (3.54%) WatiN
14 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
15 2 (1.77%) Calabash
15 2 (1.77%) Robotium
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Electronics
2 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) Analyst
2 42 (37.17%) Test Analyst
3 32 (28.32%) Tester
3 32 (28.32%) Automation Engineer
4 20 (17.70%) Test Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) QA Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Web Tester
7 9 (7.96%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Web Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Web Test Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Test Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.42%) Automated Tester
10 5 (4.42%) Automated Test Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (3.54%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.66%) XML
2 18 (15.93%) .NET
3 10 (8.85%) Web Services
4 8 (7.08%) Ajax
4 8 (7.08%) HTML
4 8 (7.08%) CSS
5 6 (5.31%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.54%) JSON
6 4 (3.54%) SOAP
7 2 (1.77%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.77%) REST
7 2 (1.77%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.88%) J2EE
8 1 (0.88%) DOM
8 1 (0.88%) Java EE
8 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Mathematics
1 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.19%) AS400
2 7 (6.19%) iSeries
3 6 (5.31%) Statistics
4 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.77%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) DTV
8 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) UNIX
2 19 (16.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Test Automation
2 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (38.05%) Automated Testing
4 42 (37.17%) Scrum
5 35 (30.97%) TDD
6 33 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (29.20%) Manual Testing
7 30 (26.55%) Test Scripting
8 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
9 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
11 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (8.85%) SDLC
12 10 (8.85%) Performance Testing
13 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.08%) Web Testing
14 8 (7.08%) V-Model
15 6 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.31%) Security Testing
15 6 (5.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) C#
2 23 (20.35%) Java
2 23 (20.35%) Ruby
3 21 (18.58%) SQL
4 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.31%) Perl
5 6 (5.31%) Python
6 2 (1.77%) Groovy
6 2 (1.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) XPath
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
7 1 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) ISTQB
2 26 (23.01%) ISEB
3 6 (5.31%) PhD
4 5 (4.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (30.97%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) SAP
3 1 (0.88%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) DataCash
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