The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 119 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
+56 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 104 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.03% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.14% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82 38 55
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4095 3875 4451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 79.75% 74.16% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3348 3089 3805
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
South East

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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
Guildford +31 32 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Reigate +17 32 £47,500 +5.55%
Woking +4 16 £35,000 -22.22%
Walton-on-Thames +4 7 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Chertsey -13 5 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 5 £57,500 - 2
Redhill - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

1 121 (61.73%) SQL
2 119 (60.71%) Degree
3 107 (54.59%) QA
4 103 (52.55%) Java
5 101 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (50.51%) Finance
7 93 (47.45%) C#
8 84 (42.86%) .NET
9 81 (41.33%) Mathematics
10 77 (39.29%) Test Strategy
11 74 (37.76%) Software Testing
12 65 (33.16%) C++
12 65 (33.16%) Selenium
13 62 (31.63%) Computer Science
14 60 (30.61%) Microsoft
15 50 (25.51%) OO
16 49 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
17 44 (22.45%) ISEB
17 44 (22.45%) Performance Testing
18 43 (21.94%) Test Scripting
19 38 (19.39%) ISTQB
20 37 (18.88%) WinRunner
21 34 (17.35%) Web Services
22 32 (16.33%) TestComplete
22 32 (16.33%) WebDriver
23 28 (14.29%) Oracle
23 28 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (14.29%) Analytics
24 27 (13.78%) Jenkins
24 27 (13.78%) RAD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 10 (5.10%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.53%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) MySQL
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 65 (33.16%) Selenium
2 49 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 37 (18.88%) WinRunner
4 32 (16.33%) TestComplete
4 32 (16.33%) WebDriver
5 27 (13.78%) Jenkins
6 20 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (9.69%) Ranorex
7 19 (9.69%) Maven
8 17 (8.67%) Visual Studio
9 14 (7.14%) Ant
9 14 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 14 (7.14%) Hudson
10 12 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (6.12%) NUnit
10 12 (6.12%) Subversion
11 10 (5.10%) InstallShield
12 9 (4.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (4.59%) ClearCase
12 9 (4.59%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 99 (50.51%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.08%) Front Office
3 8 (4.08%) Back Office
4 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.04%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (51.53%) Tester
2 93 (47.45%) Analyst
3 82 (41.84%) QA Analyst
4 59 (30.10%) Test Analyst
5 47 (23.98%) Test Engineer
6 45 (22.96%) Developer
7 44 (22.45%) Automation Engineer
8 42 (21.43%) Automation Analyst
9 41 (20.92%) QA Engineer
10 39 (19.90%) QA Tester
11 37 (18.88%) QA Automation Engineer
12 29 (14.80%) QA Test Analyst
13 22 (11.22%) Automated Test Analyst
14 21 (10.71%) Automation Tester
14 21 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
15 20 (10.20%) Test Consultant
15 20 (10.20%) Consultant
16 19 (9.69%) .NET Consultant
17 14 (7.14%) Build Engineer
18 10 (5.10%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (42.86%) .NET
2 34 (17.35%) Web Services
3 19 (9.69%) .NET Framework
4 18 (9.18%) J2EE
5 15 (7.65%) JSF
6 13 (6.63%) CSS
6 13 (6.63%) HTML5
6 13 (6.63%) CSS3
6 13 (6.63%) HTML
7 9 (4.59%) XML
7 9 (4.59%) ODBC
8 8 (4.08%) J2SE
9 4 (2.04%) LAMP
9 4 (2.04%) Swing
10 3 (1.53%) Application Packaging
11 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.02%) Spring
11 2 (1.02%) JDBC
11 2 (1.02%) SOAP
11 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (41.33%) Mathematics
2 62 (31.63%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.12%) Open Source
5 9 (4.59%) Life Science
5 9 (4.59%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.53%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Xbox
7 2 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.63%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) UNIX
3 10 (5.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (39.29%) Test Strategy
3 74 (37.76%) Software Testing
4 50 (25.51%) OO
5 44 (22.45%) Performance Testing
6 43 (21.94%) Test Scripting
7 28 (14.29%) Analytics
8 27 (13.78%) RAD
9 25 (12.76%) Workflow
9 25 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (11.73%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (11.73%) Code Coverage
11 22 (11.22%) User Stories
12 19 (9.69%) Load Testing
13 18 (9.18%) Waterfall
14 17 (8.67%) Automated Testing
14 17 (8.67%) TDD
15 16 (8.16%) BDD
16 14 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (61.73%) SQL
2 103 (52.55%) Java
3 93 (47.45%) C#
4 65 (33.16%) C++
5 22 (11.22%) Python
6 18 (9.18%) PL/SQL
7 16 (8.16%) Delphi
7 16 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.61%) Perl
9 10 (5.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.55%) PHP
10 5 (2.55%) C
11 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (60.71%) Degree
2 44 (22.45%) ISEB
3 38 (19.39%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.61%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.59%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (54.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (11.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (4.59%) VMware
4 8 (4.08%) SunGard
5 6 (3.06%) JBoss
6 2 (1.02%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.02%) Splunk
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Murray McIntosh
Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago