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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 189 196 182
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.36% 0.23% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.29% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 31
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
3842 3740 4115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.82% 79.22% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 3026 3467
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 3 £29,500 -28.04%
Weybridge - 2 £37,500 - 1
Leatherhead -16 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (54.55%) QA
2 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 13 (39.39%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
6 10 (30.30%) PHP
7 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
9 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
9 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) Windows
11 5 (15.15%) .NET
12 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.12%) SOAP
12 4 (12.12%) ISEB
13 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
13 3 (9.09%) XML

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.06%) MSTest
8 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) QA Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Test Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) WCF
5 2 (6.06%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
9 2 (6.06%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.06%) CRM
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.06%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) PHP
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago