The table below looks at the statistics for the Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 178 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 27 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.59% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +4.47%
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
4367 4874 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.21% 95.87% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 4033 3889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
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%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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 +5 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (97.06%) Selenium
1 33 (97.06%) Test Automation
2 27 (79.41%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (79.41%) Scrum
3 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 26 (76.47%) Linux
3 26 (76.47%) RSpec
3 26 (76.47%) Ruby
3 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
3 26 (76.47%) Automation Testing
4 25 (73.53%) UNIX
5 23 (67.65%) WATIR
6 17 (50.00%) RubyGems
7 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Open Source
10 3 (8.82%) OOP
11 2 (5.88%) Windows
11 2 (5.88%) C#
11 2 (5.88%) .NET
11 2 (5.88%) Maven
11 2 (5.88%) VMware
11 2 (5.88%) HTML
11 2 (5.88%) Big Data

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (97.06%) Selenium
2 26 (76.47%) RSpec
2 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
3 23 (67.65%) WATIR
4 17 (50.00%) RubyGems
5 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.88%) Maven
8 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.94%) Subversion
8 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSD
2 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Test Automation
2 27 (79.41%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (79.41%) Scrum
3 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 26 (76.47%) Automation Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Ruby
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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