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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 200 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% 0.29% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.37% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
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
3977 3756 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.25% 77.78% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3217 2942 3567
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +9 3 £29,500 -28.04%
Weybridge - 2 £37,500 -
Leatherhead -22 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Woking - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (51.43%) QA
2 14 (40.00%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Selenium
4 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
4 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
5 11 (31.43%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) Manual Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 9 (25.71%) PHP
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
10 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
10 6 (17.14%) ISEB
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
12 4 (11.43%) Ruby
12 4 (11.43%) SOAP
12 4 (11.43%) Python

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.71%) MSTest
7 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) QA Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) WCF
5 2 (5.71%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Swing
6 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
2 11 (31.43%) Manual Testing
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.57%) System Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) PHP
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago