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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 156 191 209
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 31 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.51% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 8
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,750
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
3355 4137 4565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.44% 97.07% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 3628 3693
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 12 £52,500 - 1
Reigate +13 5 £38,000 -5.00%
Guildford +14 3 £44,000 -7.36%
Egham +12 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Leatherhead - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (64.58%) Selenium
4 25 (52.08%) QA
5 24 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (47.92%) Ruby
7 21 (43.75%) Python
7 21 (43.75%) ISEB
7 21 (43.75%) Cucumber
8 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
9 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
10 15 (31.25%) BDD
11 14 (29.17%) Test Strategy
12 13 (27.08%) HP UFT
12 13 (27.08%) Java
12 13 (27.08%) Open Source
13 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
13 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (25.00%) C#
13 12 (25.00%) Back Office
13 12 (25.00%) VMware
14 11 (22.92%) Web Testing
14 11 (22.92%) JMeter
14 11 (22.92%) Linux
14 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
14 11 (22.92%) SpecFlow
14 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
15 10 (20.83%) SQL
15 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
16 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing

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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (64.58%) Selenium
2 21 (43.75%) Cucumber
3 13 (27.08%) HP UFT
4 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (22.92%) JMeter
5 11 (22.92%) SpecFlow
6 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (16.67%) WatiN
7 7 (14.58%) Robot Framework
8 5 (10.42%) Subversion
9 4 (8.33%) TestComplete
9 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 3 (6.25%) JIRA
10 3 (6.25%) Protractor
11 2 (4.17%) JUnit
12 1 (2.08%) Gatling
12 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
12 1 (2.08%) TestNG
General
1 12 (25.00%) Back Office
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 15 (31.25%) BDD
6 14 (29.17%) Test Strategy
7 13 (27.08%) Open Source
8 11 (22.92%) Web Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Scrum
11 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
13 6 (12.50%) TDD
14 4 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
14 4 (8.33%) SDLC
14 4 (8.33%) Time Management
15 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Ruby
2 21 (43.75%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) C#
5 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.33%) VB
9 3 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) ISEB
2 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) TOWER Software
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 12 days ago