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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 144 121 177
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +56
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 72 112 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.54% 2.14% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.60% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 44
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
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
3902 4301 3919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.72% 82.35% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3289 3534 3141
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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
Leatherhead +19 17 £50,000 - 2
Guildford -6 16 £47,500 - 7
Reigate -13 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Egham - 4 £55,000 - 1
Redhill +7 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Walton-on-Thames -23 3 £30,500 -6.15%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 147 (71.01%) Selenium
2 122 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (51.21%) Java
4 104 (50.24%) QA
5 98 (47.34%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (44.93%) Jenkins
7 88 (42.51%) Ruby
8 77 (37.20%) WebDriver
9 74 (35.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 69 (33.33%) Scrum
11 65 (31.40%) SQL
12 64 (30.92%) JavaScript
13 61 (29.47%) Python
14 59 (28.50%) Test Strategy
15 58 (28.02%) Automation Testing
15 58 (28.02%) PHP
15 58 (28.02%) TDD
16 57 (27.54%) Automated Testing
17 56 (27.05%) JMeter
17 56 (27.05%) Web Services
18 55 (26.57%) Software Engineering
19 52 (25.12%) Linux
20 48 (23.19%) UNIX
20 48 (23.19%) LAMP
20 48 (23.19%) Software Testing
21 42 (20.29%) Workflow
22 40 (19.32%) Load Testing
23 39 (18.84%) Test Scripting
24 36 (17.39%) C#
24 36 (17.39%) MySQL

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.45%) Node.js
3 2 (0.97%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) VoIP
2 8 (3.86%) Internet
3 2 (0.97%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.39%) MySQL
2 8 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 147 (71.01%) Selenium
2 93 (44.93%) Jenkins
3 77 (37.20%) WebDriver
4 56 (27.05%) JMeter
5 34 (16.43%) RSpec
6 28 (13.53%) RubyGems
6 28 (13.53%) WATIR
7 26 (12.56%) JIRA
8 23 (11.11%) FitNesse
8 23 (11.11%) HP UFT
8 23 (11.11%) WatiN
9 15 (7.25%) SoapUI
9 15 (7.25%) InstallShield
10 8 (3.86%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.90%) NUnit
11 6 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.42%) JUnit
13 4 (1.93%) Maven
13 4 (1.93%) Grunt
General
1 30 (14.49%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.48%) Electronics
3 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.48%) Automotive
3 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.48%) Publishing
3 1 (0.48%) Banking
3 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (21.26%) Tester
2 43 (20.77%) Developer
3 40 (19.32%) Software Engineer
4 38 (18.36%) Analyst
5 35 (16.91%) Automation Engineer
6 34 (16.43%) Test Engineer
7 30 (14.49%) Test Automation Engineer
8 22 (10.63%) Test Analyst
9 17 (8.21%) QA Analyst
10 16 (7.73%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (7.25%) AWS Developer
12 14 (6.76%) Software Tester
13 12 (5.80%) Automation Tester
14 9 (4.35%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.86%) Lead Tester
16 7 (3.38%) Applications Developer
16 7 (3.38%) QA Engineer
17 6 (2.90%) QA Tester
17 6 (2.90%) Software Test Engineer
17 6 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.05%) Web Services
2 48 (23.19%) LAMP
3 26 (12.56%) XML
4 16 (7.73%) CSS
5 15 (7.25%) HTML
6 14 (6.76%) .NET
7 11 (5.31%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.86%) REST
8 8 (3.86%) JSON
9 6 (2.90%) RESTful
9 6 (2.90%) HTML5
10 4 (1.93%) LESS
10 4 (1.93%) CSS3
10 4 (1.93%) Flask
11 3 (1.45%) Ajax
11 3 (1.45%) Backbone.js
11 3 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.45%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.48%) Cocoa Touch
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.42%) Mathematics
1 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
1 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.97%) User Experience
4 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.48%) DTV
4 1 (0.48%) iSeries
4 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.12%) Linux
2 48 (23.19%) UNIX
3 23 (11.11%) Windows
4 13 (6.28%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (47.34%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (35.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 69 (33.33%) Scrum
5 59 (28.50%) Test Strategy
6 58 (28.02%) Automation Testing
6 58 (28.02%) TDD
7 57 (27.54%) Automated Testing
8 55 (26.57%) Software Engineering
9 48 (23.19%) Software Testing
10 42 (20.29%) Workflow
11 40 (19.32%) Load Testing
12 39 (18.84%) Test Scripting
13 34 (16.43%) Open Source
14 23 (11.11%) Project Management
15 22 (10.63%) E-Commerce
16 21 (10.14%) Regression Testing
17 20 (9.66%) Performance Testing
18 19 (9.18%) Time Management
19 17 (8.21%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 106 (51.21%) Java
2 88 (42.51%) Ruby
3 65 (31.40%) SQL
4 64 (30.92%) JavaScript
5 61 (29.47%) Python
6 58 (28.02%) PHP
7 36 (17.39%) C#
8 23 (11.11%) Perl
9 18 (8.70%) C++
10 12 (5.80%) C
11 4 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.93%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.97%) PHP5
14 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.48%) XPath
14 1 (0.48%) VBScript
14 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) ISEB
1 31 (14.98%) ISTQB
2 24 (11.59%) Degree
3 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (50.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.90%) Puppet
2 6 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.93%) Ansible
3 4 (1.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (6.28%) Red Hat
2 7 (3.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.42%) HP
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle
5 1 (0.48%) SAP
5 1 (0.48%) VMware
5 1 (0.48%) Google
5 1 (0.48%) Sencha
5 1 (0.48%) DataCash
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £50k-£58k pa + 29 days holiday + pension + share ops + more
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Haslemere, Surrey
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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