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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 110 177 145
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 113 24 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.54% 0.56% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.68% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 104 24 73
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
3730 3550 3938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.93% 82.16% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3128 2788 3329
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Leatherhead +23 22 £50,000 +16.95% 1
Reigate +2 19 £42,500 -10.52%
Guildford -7 10 £52,500 +10.52%
Redhill -8 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Camberley - 8 £35,000 - 1
Chertsey - 8 £33,750 -
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £30,500 -
Woking - 7 £50,000 -
Staines - 4 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 136 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (60.85%) Java
3 114 (53.77%) Selenium
4 103 (48.58%) QA
4 103 (48.58%) SQL
5 86 (40.57%) C#
6 79 (37.26%) WebDriver
7 70 (33.02%) Workflow
8 67 (31.60%) Finance
9 65 (30.66%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (30.19%) Software Testing
11 63 (29.72%) Test Strategy
12 62 (29.25%) Jenkins
12 62 (29.25%) Test Scripting
12 62 (29.25%) JavaScript
12 62 (29.25%) Web Services
13 61 (28.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 60 (28.30%) MySQL
15 58 (27.36%) Software Engineering
16 56 (26.42%) Automated Testing
17 55 (25.94%) C++
18 54 (25.47%) PHP
18 54 (25.47%) JMeter
19 49 (23.11%) LAMP
19 49 (23.11%) Load Testing
20 45 (21.23%) Python
21 43 (20.28%) Degree
22 39 (18.40%) ISTQB
23 36 (16.98%) .NET
23 36 (16.98%) Performance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (2.83%) WebLogic
1 6 (2.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.94%) Apache
4 2 (0.94%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) SSL
2 2 (0.94%) LAN
2 2 (0.94%) VoIP
2 2 (0.94%) WAN
2 2 (0.94%) HTTP
2 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.30%) MySQL
2 22 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 114 (53.77%) Selenium
2 79 (37.26%) WebDriver
3 62 (29.25%) Jenkins
4 54 (25.47%) JMeter
5 35 (16.51%) JIRA
6 28 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
8 21 (9.91%) NUnit
9 20 (9.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 18 (8.49%) SoapUI
11 15 (7.08%) InstallShield
12 13 (6.13%) FitNesse
13 12 (5.66%) WatiN
14 11 (5.19%) SpecFlow
15 7 (3.30%) Cucumber
15 7 (3.30%) Maven
16 6 (2.83%) LoadRunner
16 6 (2.83%) Ant
16 6 (2.83%) JUnit
16 6 (2.83%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (31.60%) Finance
2 5 (2.36%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.94%) Automotive
3 2 (0.94%) Legal
3 2 (0.94%) Advertising
3 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (24.53%) Tester
2 51 (24.06%) Test Engineer
3 49 (23.11%) Developer
4 44 (20.75%) Automation Engineer
5 39 (18.40%) Analyst
6 35 (16.51%) Software Engineer
7 23 (10.85%) Test Analyst
8 20 (9.43%) .NET Developer
9 18 (8.49%) QA Tester
10 17 (8.02%) Automation Tester
11 16 (7.55%) QA Analyst
12 14 (6.60%) QA Engineer
12 14 (6.60%) Software Test Engineer
13 13 (6.13%) Software Tester
13 13 (6.13%) Senior QA Engineer
13 13 (6.13%) QA Automation Engineer
14 10 (4.72%) C# Developer
14 10 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (3.77%) QA Manager
15 8 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.25%) Web Services
2 49 (23.11%) LAMP
3 36 (16.98%) .NET
4 20 (9.43%) XML
5 8 (3.77%) Gherkin
6 7 (3.30%) J2EE
7 5 (2.36%) Ajax
8 4 (1.89%) Spring
8 4 (1.89%) JDBC
8 4 (1.89%) Swing
9 3 (1.42%) CSS
9 3 (1.42%) HTML
10 2 (0.94%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.94%) XSL
10 2 (0.94%) JSON
10 2 (0.94%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.94%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.85%) Mathematics
3 22 (10.38%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (8.96%) Open Source
5 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.94%) Physics
7 2 (0.94%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.32%) Windows
2 16 (7.55%) UNIX
3 11 (5.19%) Solaris
4 10 (4.72%) Linux
5 4 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.94%) CentOS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (33.02%) Workflow
3 65 (30.66%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (30.19%) Software Testing
5 63 (29.72%) Test Strategy
6 62 (29.25%) Test Scripting
7 61 (28.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 58 (27.36%) Software Engineering
9 56 (26.42%) Automated Testing
10 49 (23.11%) Load Testing
11 36 (16.98%) Performance Testing
12 31 (14.62%) Unit Testing
13 30 (14.15%) Regression Testing
14 29 (13.68%) Automation Testing
15 27 (12.74%) Scrum
16 26 (12.26%) Code Coverage
17 25 (11.79%) TDD
18 21 (9.91%) E-Commerce
19 20 (9.43%) Validation
19 20 (9.43%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (60.85%) Java
2 103 (48.58%) SQL
3 86 (40.57%) C#
4 62 (29.25%) JavaScript
5 55 (25.94%) C++
6 54 (25.47%) PHP
7 45 (21.23%) Python
8 32 (15.09%) Ruby
9 20 (9.43%) Perl
10 8 (3.77%) Delphi
11 6 (2.83%) C
11 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (20.28%) Degree
2 39 (18.40%) ISTQB
3 34 (16.04%) ISEB
4 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (48.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.94%) vSphere
1 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (14.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.60%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.13%) HP
4 11 (5.19%) Oracle
5 6 (2.83%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.94%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.47%) BT
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