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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 160 188 211
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 31 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.86% 0.59% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.60% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 11
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
3496 4524 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.08% 98.26% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 3859 4091
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Egham - 9 £60,000 -
Woking - 6 £46,250 - 1
Guildford +14 4 £43,500 -10.76% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £50,000 -
Reigate - 3 £38,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Test Automation
3 20 (54.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (51.35%) Selenium
5 17 (45.95%) Ruby
5 17 (45.95%) QA
6 16 (43.24%) BDD
6 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
7 15 (40.54%) ISEB
8 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
8 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
9 11 (29.73%) SQL
10 10 (27.03%) C#
10 10 (27.03%) Scrum
10 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
10 10 (27.03%) SpecFlow
11 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
11 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
11 9 (24.32%) TDD
11 9 (24.32%) Python
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.62%) Java
12 8 (21.62%) .NET
12 8 (21.62%) WatiN
13 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (18.92%) Open Source
13 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
13 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
13 7 (18.92%) HP UFT

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 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Selenium
2 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.03%) SpecFlow
4 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
5 8 (21.62%) WatiN
6 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
6 7 (18.92%) JMeter
6 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (13.51%) Protractor
8 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (10.81%) JIRA
9 3 (8.11%) Subversion
9 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
9 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (5.41%) JUnit
11 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (18.92%) Back Office
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Test Automation
3 20 (54.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
4 16 (43.24%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
6 9 (24.32%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Open Source
7 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
8 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
9 5 (13.51%) ATDD
9 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) System Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Ruby
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) C#
4 9 (24.32%) Python
5 8 (21.62%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
8 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (8.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) TOWER Software
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