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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 90 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 132 76 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.84% 1.51% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.81% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 124 70 81
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
3865 4189 4113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.23% 83.50% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3245 3374 3183
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 - 33 £50,000 - 1
Guildford +3 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Reigate -6 11 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 11 £30,500 -
Woking +13 10 £33,750 -3.57%
Egham - 10 £55,000 - 2
Camberley - 6 £35,000 -
Redhill -7 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Chertsey +15 1 £37,500 -
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 158 (63.97%) Selenium
2 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (58.30%) Java
4 129 (52.23%) QA
5 103 (41.70%) WebDriver
6 93 (37.65%) SQL
7 89 (36.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 85 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (33.60%) Automated Testing
10 79 (31.98%) C#
10 79 (31.98%) JMeter
11 75 (30.36%) Jenkins
12 73 (29.55%) Ruby
13 72 (29.15%) Software Testing
14 71 (28.74%) JavaScript
14 71 (28.74%) Python
15 70 (28.34%) Software Engineering
16 68 (27.53%) Test Strategy
17 66 (26.72%) Web Services
18 65 (26.32%) PHP
18 65 (26.32%) Workflow
19 61 (24.70%) LAMP
20 59 (23.89%) Test Scripting
21 57 (23.08%) Finance
22 55 (22.27%) Load Testing
23 54 (21.86%) Scrum
24 52 (21.05%) ISTQB
25 47 (19.03%) Automation Testing
26 46 (18.62%) ISEB
27 45 (18.22%) C++

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.81%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) VoIP
2 9 (3.64%) Internet
3 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.81%) WAN
4 2 (0.81%) LAN
4 2 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.81%) MySQL
2 15 (6.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 158 (63.97%) Selenium
2 103 (41.70%) WebDriver
3 79 (31.98%) JMeter
4 75 (30.36%) Jenkins
5 36 (14.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 32 (12.96%) JIRA
7 30 (12.15%) FitNesse
8 29 (11.74%) WatiN
9 27 (10.93%) SoapUI
10 20 (8.10%) InstallShield
11 16 (6.48%) Visual Studio
12 13 (5.26%) NUnit
12 13 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
13 11 (4.45%) WATIR
14 10 (4.05%) RubyGems
14 10 (4.05%) RSpec
15 9 (3.64%) SpecFlow
16 6 (2.43%) LoadRunner
17 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
18 4 (1.62%) JUnit
General
1 57 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.62%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.81%) Automotive
4 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 75 (30.36%) Tester
2 54 (21.86%) Developer
3 51 (20.65%) Analyst
4 50 (20.24%) Software Engineer
5 48 (19.43%) Test Engineer
6 39 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
7 30 (12.15%) Test Analyst
8 24 (9.72%) AWS Developer
9 23 (9.31%) Automation Tester
10 22 (8.91%) Software Tester
11 21 (8.50%) QA Analyst
12 19 (7.69%) QA Tester
13 17 (6.88%) Software Test Engineer
14 11 (4.45%) .NET Developer
15 9 (3.64%) Junior
15 9 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (3.64%) QA Engineer
15 9 (3.64%) Junior Analyst
16 8 (3.24%) Test Automation Engineer
16 8 (3.24%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (26.72%) Web Services
2 61 (24.70%) LAMP
3 32 (12.96%) XML
4 25 (10.12%) .NET
5 7 (2.83%) Ajax
5 7 (2.83%) JSON
6 6 (2.43%) CSS
6 6 (2.43%) HTML
7 5 (2.02%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.62%) J2EE
9 3 (1.21%) JDBC
9 3 (1.21%) Swing
9 3 (1.21%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.21%) Spring
9 3 (1.21%) REST
10 2 (0.81%) CSS3
10 2 (0.81%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.38%) Open Source
2 19 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.07%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.81%) Physics
7 2 (0.81%) Life Science
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.57%) Windows
2 32 (12.96%) UNIX
3 26 (10.53%) Linux
4 18 (7.29%) Solaris
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (36.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 85 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (33.60%) Automated Testing
5 72 (29.15%) Software Testing
6 70 (28.34%) Software Engineering
7 68 (27.53%) Test Strategy
8 65 (26.32%) Workflow
9 59 (23.89%) Test Scripting
10 55 (22.27%) Load Testing
11 54 (21.86%) Scrum
12 47 (19.03%) Automation Testing
13 44 (17.81%) TDD
14 34 (13.77%) Performance Testing
15 31 (12.55%) E-Commerce
16 30 (12.15%) Regression Testing
17 23 (9.31%) Project Management
17 23 (9.31%) Information Assurance
18 21 (8.50%) Project Planning
19 20 (8.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (58.30%) Java
2 93 (37.65%) SQL
3 79 (31.98%) C#
4 73 (29.55%) Ruby
5 71 (28.74%) Python
5 71 (28.74%) JavaScript
6 65 (26.32%) PHP
7 45 (18.22%) C++
8 26 (10.53%) Perl
9 11 (4.45%) C
10 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) Delphi
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) XPath
13 1 (0.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 52 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 46 (18.62%) ISEB
3 39 (15.79%) Degree
4 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (52.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.50%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.45%) HP
4 7 (2.83%) Oracle
5 5 (2.02%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.81%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.40%) DataCash
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Pension plan, Private healthcare, Cycle Scheme
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
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Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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