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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Surrey
Rank 147 158 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.69% 1.32% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.50% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 47 33
Median salary £40,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
2167 3395 3842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.84% 87.70% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2920 3229
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +13 5 £47,500 -3.06% 1
Guildford +29 4 £38,750 -36.73%
Woking +8 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Redhill -7 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Staines - 2 £52,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Selenium
3 24 (48.98%) Test Scripting
4 23 (46.94%) BDD
5 22 (44.90%) QA
5 22 (44.90%) Scrum
6 20 (40.82%) Software Testing
7 19 (38.78%) ISTQB
7 19 (38.78%) .NET
8 18 (36.73%) C#
8 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
9 16 (32.65%) SQL
10 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (26.53%) SDLC
11 13 (26.53%) TDD
12 12 (24.49%) HP UFT
12 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
12 12 (24.49%) Finance
12 12 (24.49%) Java
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
12 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
12 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
13 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
13 11 (22.45%) Performance Testing
13 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
14 10 (20.41%) ISEB
14 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (20.41%) SpecFlow
15 9 (18.37%) Mentoring

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) Selenium
2 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
2 12 (24.49%) HP UFT
3 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
4 10 (20.41%) SpecFlow
5 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
6 8 (16.33%) Selenium IDE
6 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
7 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.20%) JIRA
8 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
8 5 (10.20%) WebLOAD
9 4 (8.16%) JUnit
10 3 (6.12%) Subversion
10 3 (6.12%) TestComplete
10 3 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
11 1 (2.04%) NUnit
11 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Analyst
2 29 (59.18%) Test Analyst
3 20 (40.82%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.12%) JSON
4 3 (6.12%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (6.12%) Node.js
4 3 (6.12%) RESTful
5 2 (4.08%) CSS
5 2 (4.08%) CSS3
5 2 (4.08%) LESS
5 2 (4.08%) React
5 2 (4.08%) Sass
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) Behat
6 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.04%) OAuth
6 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Test Scripting
3 23 (46.94%) BDD
4 22 (44.90%) Scrum
5 20 (40.82%) Software Testing
6 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (26.53%) SDLC
8 13 (26.53%) TDD
9 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Performance Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
11 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Build Automation
13 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
13 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
14 6 (12.24%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) C#
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) VB
6 5 (10.20%) VBScript
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby
8 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.12%) R
8 3 (6.12%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) ISTQB
2 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (20.41%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Facebook
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
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