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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 120 131 185
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 90 94 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.98% 1.85% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.25% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 88 75 30
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
3817 4181 3891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.09% 82.24% 77.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3281 3411 3083
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Guildford +4 24 £47,500 - 2
Leatherhead +2 10 £57,500 -
Egham +3 9 £55,000 - 2
Walton-on-Thames -21 6 £30,500 -6.15%
Reigate -5 4 £68,750 +52.77% 1
Redhill +1 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 143 (69.42%) Selenium
2 105 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (48.54%) Ruby
3 100 (48.54%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (45.63%) Jenkins
5 91 (44.17%) QA
5 91 (44.17%) Java
6 76 (36.89%) Scrum
7 72 (34.95%) TDD
8 68 (33.01%) Linux
8 68 (33.01%) WebDriver
9 66 (32.04%) Automation Testing
10 61 (29.61%) UNIX
11 60 (29.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 56 (27.18%) Python
13 54 (26.21%) Web Services
13 54 (26.21%) JavaScript
14 51 (24.76%) SQL
14 51 (24.76%) Test Strategy
15 49 (23.79%) PHP
16 47 (22.82%) Software Testing
17 46 (22.33%) Software Engineering
18 45 (21.84%) RSpec
19 42 (20.39%) Automated Testing
19 42 (20.39%) JMeter
20 37 (17.96%) LAMP
21 36 (17.48%) RubyGems
22 34 (16.50%) WATIR
23 32 (15.53%) Test Scripting
23 32 (15.53%) Load Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.46%) Node.js
3 2 (0.97%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.28%) VoIP
2 12 (5.83%) Internet
3 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.59%) MySQL
2 9 (4.37%) Big Data
3 7 (3.40%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 143 (69.42%) Selenium
2 94 (45.63%) Jenkins
3 68 (33.01%) WebDriver
4 45 (21.84%) RSpec
5 42 (20.39%) JMeter
6 36 (17.48%) RubyGems
7 34 (16.50%) WATIR
8 22 (10.68%) JIRA
9 17 (8.25%) HP UFT
10 16 (7.77%) FitNesse
10 16 (7.77%) WatiN
11 15 (7.28%) InstallShield
12 14 (6.80%) Cucumber
13 11 (5.34%) SoapUI
14 8 (3.88%) Maven
15 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio
16 5 (2.43%) NUnit
16 5 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
17 4 (1.94%) Mockito
17 4 (1.94%) JProfiler
General
1 26 (12.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.49%) Electronics
3 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.49%) Automotive
3 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.49%) Publishing
3 1 (0.49%) Banking
3 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (25.73%) Developer
2 42 (20.39%) Automation Engineer
3 37 (17.96%) Analyst
3 37 (17.96%) Test Engineer
4 34 (16.50%) Tester
5 33 (16.02%) Test Automation Engineer
6 27 (13.11%) Software Engineer
7 21 (10.19%) Test Analyst
8 17 (8.25%) QA Analyst
9 14 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (6.31%) AWS Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Automation Tester
11 10 (4.85%) QA Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Software Tester
13 8 (3.88%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Web Applications Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.21%) Web Services
2 37 (17.96%) LAMP
3 25 (12.14%) XML
4 20 (9.71%) HTML
5 18 (8.74%) CSS
6 13 (6.31%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.34%) HTML5
7 11 (5.34%) .NET
8 10 (4.85%) REST
9 8 (3.88%) RESTful
10 6 (2.91%) JSON
11 4 (1.94%) CSS3
11 4 (1.94%) LESS
11 4 (1.94%) Flask
12 3 (1.46%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.46%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.46%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.46%) SOAP
13 2 (0.97%) Ajax
13 2 (0.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.88%) Mathematics
2 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.97%) User Experience
4 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.49%) iSeries
5 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.01%) Linux
2 61 (29.61%) UNIX
3 26 (12.62%) Windows
4 14 (6.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (48.54%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (36.89%) Scrum
4 72 (34.95%) TDD
5 66 (32.04%) Automation Testing
6 60 (29.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 51 (24.76%) Test Strategy
8 47 (22.82%) Software Testing
9 46 (22.33%) Software Engineering
10 42 (20.39%) Automated Testing
11 32 (15.53%) Workflow
11 32 (15.53%) Test Scripting
11 32 (15.53%) Load Testing
12 31 (15.05%) Open Source
13 22 (10.68%) E-Commerce
14 21 (10.19%) Regression Testing
15 20 (9.71%) BDD
16 19 (9.22%) Time Management
17 18 (8.74%) Performance Testing
18 16 (7.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (48.54%) Ruby
2 91 (44.17%) Java
3 56 (27.18%) Python
4 54 (26.21%) JavaScript
5 51 (24.76%) SQL
6 49 (23.79%) PHP
7 32 (15.53%) C#
8 27 (13.11%) Perl
9 17 (8.25%) C++
10 14 (6.80%) C
11 5 (2.43%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.97%) PHP5
13 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) XPath
14 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (15.53%) ISTQB
2 30 (14.56%) ISEB
3 27 (13.11%) Degree
4 9 (4.37%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (44.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.88%) Puppet
2 8 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.94%) Ansible
3 4 (1.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (6.80%) Red Hat
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.43%) HP
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle
3 3 (1.46%) VMware
4 2 (0.97%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.49%) Google
5 1 (0.49%) Sencha
5 1 (0.49%) DataCash
5 1 (0.49%) SAP
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