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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 176 204 194
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 5 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.17% 0.073% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.075% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 25
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2950 3979 4596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.52% 97.31% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 3469 3895
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Guildford +23 1 £41,500 -20.95%
Woking - 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 11 December 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 31 (72.09%) Test Automation
2 29 (67.44%) Selenium
3 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (55.81%) QA
5 23 (53.49%) Ruby
6 21 (48.84%) Python
7 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
8 19 (44.19%) ISEB
9 18 (41.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (37.21%) ISTQB
11 15 (34.88%) Java
12 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
13 13 (30.23%) Automation Testing
13 13 (30.23%) HP UFT
14 12 (27.91%) VMware
14 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
14 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (27.91%) Open Source
15 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
15 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
15 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
15 11 (25.58%) Web Testing
15 11 (25.58%) Back Office
15 11 (25.58%) C#
15 11 (25.58%) Linux
16 10 (23.26%) JMeter
16 10 (23.26%) BDD
17 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
17 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
18 8 (18.60%) Scrum

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 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Selenium
2 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
3 13 (30.23%) HP UFT
4 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
5 10 (23.26%) JMeter
6 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
7 7 (16.28%) Robot Framework
8 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (11.63%) Subversion
9 5 (11.63%) WatiN
10 4 (9.30%) TestComplete
10 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
10 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (6.98%) JUnit
12 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
12 2 (4.65%) JIRA
13 1 (2.33%) NeoLoad
13 1 (2.33%) TestNG
13 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
13 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (25.58%) Back Office
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Test Automation
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
5 13 (30.23%) Automation Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Open Source
7 11 (25.58%) Web Testing
8 10 (23.26%) BDD
9 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
13 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (9.30%) Issue Tracking
13 4 (9.30%) SDLC
13 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
13 4 (9.30%) Time Management
14 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Ruby
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 11 (25.58%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 16 (37.21%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) TOWER Software