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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 159 202 191
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 7 1 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.026% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.027% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 27
Median salary £57,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+82.53% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £31,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
2565 3751 4330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.83% 97.13% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 3258 3641
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,375
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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
Guildford - 1 £41,500 -
Staines - 1 £52,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (68.00%) QA
3 17 (68.00%) Python
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) Java
6 12 (48.00%) Ruby
7 11 (44.00%) HP UFT
7 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
7 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
8 10 (40.00%) ISEB
8 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
9 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (32.00%) Web Testing
10 8 (32.00%) Back Office
10 8 (32.00%) VMware
10 8 (32.00%) Linux
10 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
10 8 (32.00%) Open Source
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
12 6 (24.00%) JMeter
12 6 (24.00%) Robot Framework
12 6 (24.00%) BDD
13 5 (20.00%) SaaS
13 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (44.00%) HP UFT
3 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (24.00%) JMeter
4 6 (24.00%) Robot Framework
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 3 (12.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (4.00%) Gatling
7 1 (4.00%) NeoLoad
7 1 (4.00%) TestNG
7 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Open Source
6 8 (32.00%) Web Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (24.00%) BDD
8 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
11 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.00%) SDLC
11 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Time Management
11 3 (12.00%) Workflow
12 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
12 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Ruby
4 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software