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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 136 109 170
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +61
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 69 112 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.80% 2.52% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.90% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 104 37
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3335 3864 3702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 87.01% 86.91% 84.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2876 3250 2924
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -14 11 £52,500 +23.52%
Leatherhead -10 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Woking +4 8 £35,000 - 1
Guildford -3 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Redhill -5 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Walton-on-Thames -5 6 £31,500 +3.27% 2
Dorking - 2 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 110 (65.87%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (46.11%) Selenium
3 66 (39.52%) QA
3 66 (39.52%) SQL
4 65 (38.92%) Java
5 56 (33.53%) C#
6 55 (32.93%) Software Engineering
7 54 (32.34%) Test Strategy
8 53 (31.74%) Scrum
9 47 (28.14%) Finance
9 47 (28.14%) WebDriver
10 46 (27.54%) Test Scripting
11 42 (25.15%) Ruby
11 42 (25.15%) Software Testing
12 41 (24.55%) Non-Functional Testing
13 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
13 40 (23.95%) Python
14 39 (23.35%) Functional Testing
15 38 (22.75%) Automated Testing
15 38 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (21.56%) ISEB
17 35 (20.96%) Automation Testing
18 34 (20.36%) User Acceptance Testing
19 33 (19.76%) Degree
20 32 (19.16%) JIRA
20 32 (19.16%) Performance Testing
21 31 (18.56%) Web Services
22 30 (17.96%) XML
22 30 (17.96%) Manual Testing
22 30 (17.96%) ISTQB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) VoIP
2 6 (3.59%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) MySQL
2 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.79%) Big Data
5 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (46.11%) Selenium
2 47 (28.14%) WebDriver
3 32 (19.16%) JIRA
4 28 (16.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (15.57%) Protractor
6 25 (14.97%) Visual Studio
7 24 (14.37%) Jenkins
8 23 (13.77%) JMeter
9 15 (8.98%) HP UFT
10 12 (7.19%) InstallShield
11 9 (5.39%) Cucumber
11 9 (5.39%) NUnit
12 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (3.59%) SoapUI
14 4 (2.40%) LoadRunner
14 4 (2.40%) RSpec
14 4 (2.40%) WebLOAD
15 3 (1.80%) Introscope
16 2 (1.20%) JUnit
16 2 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 47 (28.14%) Finance
2 21 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Automotive
4 5 (2.99%) Electronics
4 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (33.53%) Analyst
2 51 (30.54%) Test Engineer
3 49 (29.34%) Test Analyst
4 39 (23.35%) Tester
5 37 (22.16%) Software Test Engineer
6 28 (16.77%) Software Engineer
7 21 (12.57%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (12.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 20 (11.98%) Automation Analyst
8 20 (11.98%) Developer
9 19 (11.38%) Software Tester
10 16 (9.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 14 (8.38%) Software Developer
12 13 (7.78%) Automation Tester
12 13 (7.78%) QA Analyst
12 13 (7.78%) Senior Test Engineer
13 12 (7.19%) Manual Test Analyst
14 11 (6.59%) Test Leader
15 10 (5.99%) Senior Software Test Engineer
15 10 (5.99%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.56%) Web Services
2 30 (17.96%) XML
3 28 (16.77%) .NET
4 21 (12.57%) HTML
5 20 (11.98%) LAMP
6 19 (11.38%) CSS
7 12 (7.19%) JSON
8 9 (5.39%) Ajax
8 9 (5.39%) jQuery
8 9 (5.39%) Middleware
8 9 (5.39%) XSL
9 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.99%) SOAP
10 5 (2.99%) WPF
11 3 (1.80%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.80%) RESTful
12 2 (1.20%) HTML5
12 2 (1.20%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Mathematics
2 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.39%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.99%) Statistics
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.20%) Physics
9 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Unix
2 23 (13.77%) Linux
3 21 (12.57%) Windows
4 11 (6.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (65.87%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.93%) Software Engineering
3 54 (32.34%) Test Strategy
4 53 (31.74%) Scrum
5 46 (27.54%) Test Scripting
6 42 (25.15%) Software Testing
7 41 (24.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 39 (23.35%) Functional Testing
9 38 (22.75%) Automated Testing
9 38 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (20.96%) Automation Testing
11 34 (20.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (19.16%) Performance Testing
13 30 (17.96%) Manual Testing
14 29 (17.37%) Load Testing
14 29 (17.37%) Mentoring
15 25 (14.97%) TDD
16 23 (13.77%) Regression Testing
17 19 (11.38%) Workflow
18 18 (10.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.52%) SQL
2 65 (38.92%) Java
3 56 (33.53%) C#
4 42 (25.15%) Ruby
5 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
5 40 (23.95%) Python
6 28 (16.77%) PHP
7 22 (13.17%) Perl
8 16 (9.58%) C
8 16 (9.58%) C++
9 9 (5.39%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.39%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.40%) VB
11 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (21.56%) ISEB
2 33 (19.76%) Degree
3 30 (17.96%) ISTQB
4 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (39.52%) QA
2 7 (4.19%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.80%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.98%) HP
3 12 (7.19%) Oracle
3 12 (7.19%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.39%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.99%) SAP
6 3 (1.80%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.80%) CA
6 3 (1.80%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.60%) CODA
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
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