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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 143 210 197
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 65 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.40% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 63 9 22
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £54,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +3.62%
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
3790 4406 4163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.70% 83.04% 78.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3172 3586 3229
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 +23 11 £35,000 -17.64%
Egham - 11 £55,000 -
Weybridge - 5 £31,500 -
Reigate - 4 £43,750 - 1
Woking +9 2 £35,000 -14.63%
Esher - 2 £50,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £42,500 -
Farnham -1 1 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Staines - 1 £42,500 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 72 (72.00%) Selenium
2 52 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (47.00%) WebDriver
5 40 (40.00%) QA
6 35 (35.00%) C#
7 30 (30.00%) Scrum
7 30 (30.00%) TDD
7 30 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (28.00%) Java
10 26 (26.00%) ISTQB
11 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 23 (23.00%) XML
13 22 (22.00%) Manual Testing
14 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
15 20 (20.00%) Software Testing
15 20 (20.00%) ISEB
15 20 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
16 18 (18.00%) Finance
16 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
17 16 (16.00%) Performance Testing
18 15 (15.00%) Ruby
18 15 (15.00%) Regression Testing
18 15 (15.00%) SQL
19 14 (14.00%) JMeter
19 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
19 14 (14.00%) RSpec
20 13 (13.00%) .NET
21 12 (12.00%) UNIX

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (72.00%) Selenium
2 47 (47.00%) WebDriver
3 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
4 20 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (14.00%) JMeter
5 14 (14.00%) RSpec
5 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
6 12 (12.00%) WATIR
7 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (11.00%) RubyGems
8 10 (10.00%) JIRA
9 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.00%) JUnit
11 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
11 5 (5.00%) FitNesse
11 5 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (4.00%) WatiN
13 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
14 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
14 2 (2.00%) JBehave
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Analyst
2 37 (37.00%) Test Analyst
3 34 (34.00%) Tester
4 24 (24.00%) Automation Engineer
5 16 (16.00%) Test Engineer
6 14 (14.00%) Developer
7 13 (13.00%) Automation Tester
8 11 (11.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (11.00%) QA Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Web Tester
10 7 (7.00%) Web Analyst
10 7 (7.00%) Web Test Analyst
11 6 (6.00%) Test Leader
12 5 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
12 5 (5.00%) Automated Tester
12 5 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
13 4 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (4.00%) QA Engineer
13 4 (4.00%) Software Tester
14 3 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) XML
2 13 (13.00%) .NET
3 9 (9.00%) HTML
3 9 (9.00%) CSS
4 8 (8.00%) Ajax
4 8 (8.00%) Web Services
5 4 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.00%) SOAP
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.00%) J2EE
7 1 (1.00%) DOM
7 1 (1.00%) Java EE
7 1 (1.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Open Source
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) UNIX
2 11 (11.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.00%) Test Automation
2 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.00%) TDD
3 30 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 30 (30.00%) Scrum
4 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 22 (22.00%) Manual Testing
7 20 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
9 16 (16.00%) Performance Testing
10 15 (15.00%) Regression Testing
11 9 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.00%) V-Model
12 8 (8.00%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.00%) Web Testing
14 6 (6.00%) Project Management
14 6 (6.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) C#
2 28 (28.00%) Java
3 15 (15.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.00%) Ruby
4 8 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.00%) Perl
5 6 (6.00%) Python
6 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (1.00%) XPath
8 1 (1.00%) PHP5
8 1 (1.00%) VB6
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) ISTQB
2 20 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.00%) HP
3 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) DataCash
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
EveryLife Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago