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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 115 131 140
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 71 97 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.07% 2.19% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.55% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 71 95 66
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
South East

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
2878 3807 4151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.78% 85.92% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 3307 3363
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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 +11 14 £52,500 +14.75% 2
Redhill +23 9 £120,000 +50.00%
Egham +13 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Reigate +10 6 £51,250 -35.93%
Walton-on-Thames +3 5 £31,500 +3.27%
Chertsey - 5 £47,500 -
Leatherhead +8 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Guildford +5 3 £43,000 -14.00%
Cobham - 2 £62,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 68 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.00%) Selenium
3 53 (44.17%) Test Strategy
4 51 (42.50%) QA
5 50 (41.67%) Python
6 49 (40.83%) Software Testing
7 47 (39.17%) ISTQB
8 40 (33.33%) ISEB
8 40 (33.33%) Ruby
9 39 (32.50%) C#
9 39 (32.50%) Automation Testing
10 37 (30.83%) Manual Testing
11 36 (30.00%) Windows
12 35 (29.17%) Java
13 33 (27.50%) Finance
14 32 (26.67%) Test Scripting
14 32 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (26.67%) WebDriver
15 31 (25.83%) Non-Functional Testing
16 29 (24.17%) Unix
17 27 (22.50%) Perl
18 25 (20.83%) Functional Testing
19 24 (20.00%) Cucumber
19 24 (20.00%) Linux
20 23 (19.17%) HP UFT
21 22 (18.33%) C++
21 22 (18.33%) Automotive
21 22 (18.33%) Automated Testing
22 21 (17.50%) Software Engineering
23 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing

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 3 (2.50%) CMS
1 3 (2.50%) ColdFusion
1 3 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) VoIP
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (45.00%) Selenium
2 32 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 24 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 23 (19.17%) HP UFT
5 20 (16.67%) JIRA
6 15 (12.50%) JMeter
7 14 (11.67%) InstallShield
8 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 10 (8.33%) JUnit
9 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (6.67%) NUnit
10 8 (6.67%) SoapUI
11 7 (5.83%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (5.83%) TestNG
12 6 (5.00%) Protractor
12 6 (5.00%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.17%) MSTest
13 5 (4.17%) Robot Framework
13 5 (4.17%) WebLOAD
14 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (27.50%) Finance
2 22 (18.33%) Automotive
3 18 (15.00%) Back Office
4 15 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (8.33%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 41 (34.17%) Analyst
3 39 (32.50%) Test Analyst
4 34 (28.33%) Tester
5 33 (27.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 30 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 27 (22.50%) Automation Tester
8 22 (18.33%) Junior
9 18 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 13 (10.83%) Junior Analyst
11 12 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
11 12 (10.00%) Junior Tester
11 12 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
12 10 (8.33%) QA Analyst
13 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (7.50%) Ruby Engineer
13 9 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (7.50%) Systems Tester
14 8 (6.67%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (6.67%) Junior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) .NET
1 16 (13.33%) XML
2 10 (8.33%) HTML
3 8 (6.67%) Web Services
4 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.17%) CSS
6 4 (3.33%) HTML5
7 3 (2.50%) LAMP
7 3 (2.50%) SOAP
7 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.67%) jQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Ajax
9 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.83%) Java EE
9 1 (0.83%) JSON
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) RESTful
9 1 (0.83%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.00%) Windows
2 29 (24.17%) Unix
3 24 (20.00%) Linux
4 14 (11.67%) Solaris
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.17%) Test Strategy
3 49 (40.83%) Software Testing
4 39 (32.50%) Automation Testing
5 37 (30.83%) Manual Testing
6 32 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 32 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (25.83%) Non-Functional Testing
8 25 (20.83%) Functional Testing
9 22 (18.33%) Automated Testing
10 21 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 20 (16.67%) BDD
11 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 20 (16.67%) Scrum
12 17 (14.17%) Project Planning
13 16 (13.33%) Performance Testing
14 15 (12.50%) Open Source
14 15 (12.50%) Time Management
15 14 (11.67%) SDLC
16 13 (10.83%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.67%) Python
2 40 (33.33%) Ruby
3 39 (32.50%) C#
4 35 (29.17%) Java
5 27 (22.50%) Perl
6 22 (18.33%) C++
7 18 (15.00%) SQL
8 15 (12.50%) C
8 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 9 (7.50%) VB
11 7 (5.83%) PHP
12 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.50%) VBScript
14 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (39.17%) ISTQB
2 40 (33.33%) ISEB
3 17 (14.17%) Degree
4 15 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (42.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) CODA
7 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.83%) Avaya
7 1 (0.83%) CA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.83%) Genesys
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago