The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 153 194 217
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 35 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.03% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.60% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 7
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Test 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
3305 4307 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.09% 97.51% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 3720 4003
Median salary £46,000 £42,600 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.98% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Woking - 10 £52,500 - 2
Egham +30 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Reigate - 5 £38,000 -
Guildford +17 2 £43,500 -8.42%
Leatherhead - 2 £50,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (71.74%) Test Automation
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) Selenium
4 24 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (45.65%) QA
6 20 (43.48%) Ruby
6 20 (43.48%) ISEB
7 17 (36.96%) ISTQB
7 17 (36.96%) BDD
8 16 (34.78%) Cucumber
8 16 (34.78%) Automation Testing
8 16 (34.78%) Python
9 12 (26.09%) Java
9 12 (26.09%) HP UFT
9 12 (26.09%) WebDriver
10 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
10 11 (23.91%) SpecFlow
10 11 (23.91%) Back Office
10 11 (23.91%) Scrum
10 11 (23.91%) C#
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
11 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
11 10 (21.74%) JMeter
11 10 (21.74%) Open Source
12 9 (19.57%) Finance
12 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
12 9 (19.57%) TDD
12 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
13 8 (17.39%) VMware

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Selenium
2 16 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.09%) HP UFT
3 12 (26.09%) WebDriver
4 11 (23.91%) SpecFlow
5 10 (21.74%) JMeter
6 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (17.39%) WatiN
7 5 (10.87%) Robot Framework
8 4 (8.70%) Protractor
8 4 (8.70%) Subversion
8 4 (8.70%) TestComplete
8 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 4 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.52%) JIRA
10 2 (4.35%) JUnit
11 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (23.91%) Back Office
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.70%) CSS
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Test Automation
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (36.96%) BDD
5 16 (34.78%) Automation Testing
6 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
7 10 (21.74%) Open Source
7 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
8 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Web Testing
10 5 (10.87%) ATDD
10 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) System Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Ruby
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) C#
4 11 (23.91%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) ISEB
2 17 (36.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.39%) VMware
2 4 (8.70%) TOWER Software
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
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