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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 132 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 61 91 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.70% 2.00% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.32% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 61 88 77
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 £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
3008 3930 4329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.79% 86.34% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2540 3375 3544
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 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
Woking - 11 £52,500 - 2
Walton-on-Thames +4 10 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Egham +25 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Redhill +22 6 £120,000 +242.85%
Leatherhead +8 4 £50,000 -20.00%
Reigate +8 4 £52,500 -23.63%
Guildford -7 4 £43,000 -9.47% 1
Cobham - 2 £62,500 -
Farnham - 2 £57,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 - 1
Staines - 1 £42,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (49.57%) Python
2 56 (47.86%) Test Strategy
3 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (40.17%) Ruby
5 46 (39.32%) QA
5 46 (39.32%) Automation Testing
6 44 (37.61%) Selenium
6 44 (37.61%) ISTQB
6 44 (37.61%) Windows
7 43 (36.75%) Software Testing
8 40 (34.19%) ISEB
8 40 (34.19%) Manual Testing
9 39 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 37 (31.62%) Java
11 36 (30.77%) Perl
11 36 (30.77%) Unix
11 36 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (28.21%) Finance
13 31 (26.50%) C#
14 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
15 27 (23.08%) Linux
15 27 (23.08%) Functional Testing
16 25 (21.37%) WebDriver
16 25 (21.37%) Project Planning
16 25 (21.37%) Automotive
16 25 (21.37%) Regression Testing
17 23 (19.66%) Test Scripting
17 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
17 23 (19.66%) C++
17 23 (19.66%) HP UFT

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 (2.56%) CMS
1 3 (2.56%) ColdFusion
1 3 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (37.61%) Selenium
2 25 (21.37%) WebDriver
3 23 (19.66%) HP UFT
4 22 (18.80%) Cucumber
5 18 (15.38%) InstallShield
5 18 (15.38%) JIRA
6 16 (13.68%) JMeter
7 8 (6.84%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.84%) WebLOAD
8 7 (5.98%) JUnit
8 7 (5.98%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.98%) Protractor
9 6 (5.13%) NUnit
9 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.42%) Introscope
10 4 (3.42%) TestNG
11 3 (2.56%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.71%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (1.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (28.21%) Finance
2 25 (21.37%) Automotive
3 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
4 16 (13.68%) Back Office
5 10 (8.55%) Aerospace
6 7 (5.98%) Marketing
7 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (41.03%) Test Engineer
2 42 (35.90%) Tester
3 41 (35.04%) Analyst
4 38 (32.48%) Test Analyst
5 29 (24.79%) Automation Tester
5 29 (24.79%) Junior
5 29 (24.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 24 (20.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 20 (17.09%) Junior Analyst
7 20 (17.09%) Software Test Engineer
8 18 (15.38%) Junior Test Analyst
9 15 (12.82%) Junior Tester
10 14 (11.97%) QA Analyst
10 14 (11.97%) Software Tester
11 12 (10.26%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (9.40%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (8.55%) Junior Automation Tester
13 10 (8.55%) QA Automation Analyst
13 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
13 10 (8.55%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.80%) XML
2 12 (10.26%) Web Services
3 10 (8.55%) HTML
4 7 (5.98%) .NET
5 5 (4.27%) CSS
6 4 (3.42%) HTML5
6 4 (3.42%) LAMP
7 3 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.71%) jQuery
8 2 (1.71%) JSON
8 2 (1.71%) RESTful
8 2 (1.71%) SOAP
9 1 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.85%) Ajax
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.85%) Java EE
9 1 (0.85%) Middleware
9 1 (0.85%) Spring
9 1 (0.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) Unix
3 27 (23.08%) Linux
4 18 (15.38%) Solaris
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Test Strategy
2 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (39.32%) Automation Testing
4 43 (36.75%) Software Testing
5 40 (34.19%) Manual Testing
6 39 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 36 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 27 (23.08%) Functional Testing
10 25 (21.37%) Project Planning
10 25 (21.37%) Regression Testing
11 23 (19.66%) Test Scripting
12 21 (17.95%) Automated Testing
13 20 (17.09%) Time Management
14 19 (16.24%) Performance Testing
15 15 (12.82%) BDD
15 15 (12.82%) Scrum
16 14 (11.97%) Open Source
16 14 (11.97%) TDD
17 12 (10.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.57%) Python
2 47 (40.17%) Ruby
3 37 (31.62%) Java
4 36 (30.77%) Perl
5 31 (26.50%) C#
6 23 (19.66%) C++
7 22 (18.80%) C
7 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
8 19 (16.24%) SQL
9 11 (9.40%) PHP
10 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.13%) VB
12 3 (2.56%) VBScript
13 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (37.61%) ISTQB
2 40 (34.19%) ISEB
3 20 (17.09%) Degree
4 9 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) MBA
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (39.32%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) CA Wily
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.84%) VMware
4 4 (3.42%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.42%) CA
4 4 (3.42%) Dynatrace
4 4 (3.42%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) CODA
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.85%) Avaya
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Genesys
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
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