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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 203 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 15 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 0.26% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £24,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,282 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +0.80%
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
3702 3755 4031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.48% 80.05% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 3089 3410
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Reigate - 4 £40,000 - 1
Weybridge - 2 £37,500 -
Epsom - 1 £80,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (65.63%) QA
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Selenium
3 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
4 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) PHP
6 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 8 (25.00%) ISEB
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
10 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) Test Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
1 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
2 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.25%) MSTest
8 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) QA Manager
4 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
5 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.13%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (3.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 3 (9.38%) System Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.25%) People Management
11 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PHP
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) HP
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago