The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Surrey
Rank 114 140 106
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 44 71 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.67% 1.76% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.00% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 67 110
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2186 3549 3930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.74% 88.06% 87.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 3057 3290
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Surrey region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Automation
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Reigate +33 13 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Woking +5 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Redhill +5 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Leatherhead -4 3 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Walton-on-Thames +4 2 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Farnham - 2 £37,500 - 1
Staines - 2 £52,500 -
Dorking +3 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Godalming - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 76 (73.79%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) Selenium
3 43 (41.75%) Finance
4 42 (40.78%) Java
4 42 (40.78%) Software Testing
5 40 (38.83%) Test Strategy
6 39 (37.86%) ISTQB
7 37 (35.92%) ISEB
8 36 (34.95%) C#
9 35 (33.98%) HP UFT
10 34 (33.01%) QA
11 33 (32.04%) Defect Management
12 27 (26.21%) Automated Testing
12 27 (26.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (24.27%) Test Scripting
14 24 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (22.33%) JIRA
15 23 (22.33%) Regression Testing
16 20 (19.42%) Scrum
16 20 (19.42%) SDLC
17 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
17 19 (18.45%) Python
17 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
19 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
19 16 (15.53%) VB
19 16 (15.53%) JUnit
19 16 (15.53%) HP
20 15 (14.56%) C++
20 15 (14.56%) Microsoft

Test Automation
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 4 (3.88%) CMS
1 4 (3.88%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) Drupal
2 1 (0.97%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (51.46%) Selenium
2 35 (33.98%) HP UFT
3 23 (22.33%) JIRA
4 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
5 16 (15.53%) JUnit
6 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
7 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (12.62%) NUnit
8 13 (12.62%) TestNG
9 11 (10.68%) SoapUI
10 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
11 8 (7.77%) LoadRunner
12 7 (6.80%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
14 4 (3.88%) JMeter
14 4 (3.88%) Selenium IDE
14 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
14 4 (3.88%) WebLOAD
15 3 (2.91%) Gatling
16 2 (1.94%) Ranorex
General
1 43 (41.75%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Back Office
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Analyst
2 44 (42.72%) Test Analyst
3 28 (27.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 19 (18.45%) Test Engineer
5 17 (16.50%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (16.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (16.50%) Tester
6 13 (12.62%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Test Leader
7 11 (10.68%) Automation Tester
7 11 (10.68%) Test Manager
8 10 (9.71%) QA Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) Developer
10 8 (7.77%) QA Tester
11 7 (6.80%) Developer in Test
11 7 (6.80%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Software Tester
12 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
12 6 (5.83%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) .NET
2 12 (11.65%) Web Services
3 9 (8.74%) HTML
4 6 (5.83%) XML
5 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.88%) CSS
6 4 (3.88%) jQuery
6 4 (3.88%) REST
7 3 (2.91%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.91%) WCF
8 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.94%) SOAP
9 1 (0.97%) Ajax
9 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.97%) LINQ
9 1 (0.97%) RESTful
9 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.97%) WinForms
9 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
1 5 (4.85%) User Experience
2 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
1 6 (5.83%) Unix
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Solaris
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) Software Testing
3 40 (38.83%) Test Strategy
4 33 (32.04%) Defect Management
5 27 (26.21%) Automated Testing
5 27 (26.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (24.27%) Test Scripting
7 24 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (22.33%) Regression Testing
9 20 (19.42%) Scrum
9 20 (19.42%) SDLC
10 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
12 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
13 14 (13.59%) Automation Testing
13 14 (13.59%) BDD
13 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
14 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
14 13 (12.62%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (11.65%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) Java
2 36 (34.95%) C#
3 19 (18.45%) Python
4 16 (15.53%) VB
5 15 (14.56%) C++
6 14 (13.59%) SQL
7 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.74%) Ruby
8 6 (5.83%) Groovy
9 5 (4.85%) VBScript
10 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.94%) C
11 2 (1.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (37.86%) ISTQB
2 37 (35.92%) ISEB
3 11 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (7.77%) Degree
6 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (33.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) HP
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
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