The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 206 210 228
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.19% 0.021% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.023% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
QA Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4509 4400 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.51% 94.58% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3834 3579 4640
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the Surrey region.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leatherhead - 7 £50,000 -
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
QA Automation Engineer
South East

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) QA
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (89.47%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
4 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 15 (78.95%) Workflow
4 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (78.95%) WebDriver
4 15 (78.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (73.68%) Load Testing
5 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (68.42%) Test Strategy
6 13 (68.42%) PHP
6 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
6 13 (68.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (68.42%) MySQL
6 13 (68.42%) LAMP
6 13 (68.42%) Web Services
6 13 (68.42%) JMeter
6 13 (68.42%) JIRA
7 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
8 5 (26.32%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (78.95%) WebDriver
2 15 (78.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) JMeter
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (10.53%) NUnit
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.53%) WinRunner
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) LAMP
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) CSS3
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) Workflow
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Load Testing
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
4 13 (68.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (68.42%) Test Strategy
5 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft