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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 101 181 159
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 126 26 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.65% 0.55% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 0.68% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 112 25 61
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,650 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £69,000 £70,000
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
3866 3807 4041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.27% 80.13% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3248 3102 3475
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Reigate +3 23 £42,500 - 2
Leatherhead +6 22 £45,000 +5.26%
Redhill -6 16 £35,000 -30.00%
Woking - 9 £50,000 -
Staines +9 7 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Guildford -4 7 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £30,500 -
Chertsey - 4 £30,000 - 1
Camberley - 3 £32,500 - 1
Egham - 2 £52,500 -
Esher - 2 £30,000 -
Godalming - 2 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 131 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (58.45%) Java
3 108 (52.17%) SQL
4 98 (47.34%) QA
5 92 (44.44%) Selenium
6 90 (43.48%) C#
7 72 (34.78%) Workflow
8 71 (34.30%) C++
8 71 (34.30%) Software Testing
9 69 (33.33%) Finance
10 63 (30.43%) Jenkins
11 62 (29.95%) WebDriver
11 62 (29.95%) Web Services
12 61 (29.47%) Test Scripting
13 60 (28.99%) Test Strategy
14 59 (28.50%) JavaScript
15 58 (28.02%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (27.54%) Degree
17 55 (26.57%) MySQL
18 52 (25.12%) User Acceptance Testing
19 51 (24.64%) Load Testing
20 49 (23.67%) PHP
21 48 (23.19%) Software Engineering
22 43 (20.77%) .NET
22 43 (20.77%) Microsoft
22 43 (20.77%) Performance Testing
23 42 (20.29%) LAMP
24 39 (18.84%) Automated Testing
24 39 (18.84%) Python
24 39 (18.84%) Computer Science

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (3.86%) WebLogic
1 8 (3.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.93%) Confluence
3 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.45%) JBoss
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.97%) Mule
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) LAN
2 1 (0.48%) WAN
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.57%) MySQL
2 27 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.45%) Big Data
4 3 (1.45%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (44.44%) Selenium
2 63 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 62 (29.95%) WebDriver
4 36 (17.39%) JMeter
5 35 (16.91%) JIRA
5 35 (16.91%) Visual Studio
6 30 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (13.04%) NUnit
8 26 (12.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (6.76%) InstallShield
10 11 (5.31%) Git (software)
11 10 (4.83%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.35%) Maven
13 8 (3.86%) JUnit
13 8 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (3.86%) InstallAnywhere
13 8 (3.86%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.38%) MSI
14 7 (3.38%) AdminStudio
15 6 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 69 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (2.42%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.97%) Automotive
4 2 (0.97%) Legal
4 2 (0.97%) Advertising
4 2 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (26.09%) Developer
2 49 (23.67%) Test Engineer
3 48 (23.19%) Automation Engineer
4 45 (21.74%) Tester
5 37 (17.87%) Analyst
6 21 (10.14%) .NET Developer
6 21 (10.14%) QA Analyst
7 20 (9.66%) QA Engineer
7 20 (9.66%) Software Engineer
8 19 (9.18%) Test Analyst
9 18 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
10 17 (8.21%) QA Tester
11 15 (7.25%) C# Developer
12 14 (6.76%) QA Manager
12 14 (6.76%) Senior QA Engineer
13 13 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (4.83%) Automation Tester
15 8 (3.86%) Software Test Engineer
15 8 (3.86%) Software Tester
16 6 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.95%) Web Services
2 43 (20.77%) .NET
3 42 (20.29%) LAMP
4 15 (7.25%) XML
5 9 (4.35%) J2EE
6 7 (3.38%) CSS
6 7 (3.38%) HTML
6 7 (3.38%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.90%) HTML5
7 6 (2.90%) CSS3
8 5 (2.42%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.45%) Spring
9 3 (1.45%) JDBC
9 3 (1.45%) Swing
10 2 (0.97%) COM
10 2 (0.97%) Middleware
10 2 (0.97%) Ajax
10 2 (0.97%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.84%) Computer Science
2 33 (15.94%) Mathematics
3 18 (8.70%) Open Source
4 15 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.90%) User Experience
7 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.97%) Xbox
8 2 (0.97%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.97%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.11%) Windows
2 11 (5.31%) UNIX
3 7 (3.38%) Linux
4 6 (2.90%) Solaris
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.78%) Workflow
3 71 (34.30%) Software Testing
4 61 (29.47%) Test Scripting
5 60 (28.99%) Test Strategy
6 58 (28.02%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (25.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 51 (24.64%) Load Testing
9 48 (23.19%) Software Engineering
10 43 (20.77%) Performance Testing
11 39 (18.84%) Automated Testing
12 37 (17.87%) Unit Testing
13 33 (15.94%) Regression Testing
14 32 (15.46%) Code Coverage
15 27 (13.04%) User Stories
16 26 (12.56%) Validation
16 26 (12.56%) Workflow Management
16 26 (12.56%) Financial Modelling
17 18 (8.70%) TDD
17 18 (8.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (58.45%) Java
2 108 (52.17%) SQL
3 90 (43.48%) C#
4 71 (34.30%) C++
5 59 (28.50%) JavaScript
6 49 (23.67%) PHP
7 39 (18.84%) Python
8 19 (9.18%) Ruby
9 17 (8.21%) Perl
10 8 (3.86%) Delphi
10 8 (3.86%) C
11 7 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (27.54%) Degree
2 35 (16.91%) ISTQB
3 33 (15.94%) ISEB
4 14 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) PhD
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (47.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (16.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.80%) Oracle
3 9 (4.35%) HP
4 7 (3.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.90%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.97%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.48%) BT
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
Chertsey, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 24 days ago