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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 127 102 142
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 65 118 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.88% 2.80% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 3.27% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 118 69
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2918 3614 3929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.51% 85.64% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2381 3172 3145
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +13 16 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Redhill +20 8 £120,000 +50.00% 1
Chertsey - 7 £47,500 -
Reigate +6 6 £51,250 -35.93%
Egham -1 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Guildford +6 2 £43,500 -10.76% 1
Walton-on-Thames +6 2 £31,500 +1.61%
Leatherhead -5 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Cobham - 1 £62,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.42%) Selenium
3 56 (47.06%) QA
4 52 (43.70%) Test Strategy
5 48 (40.34%) Python
6 46 (38.66%) ISTQB
7 45 (37.82%) Software Testing
8 41 (34.45%) C#
9 40 (33.61%) Ruby
10 39 (32.77%) ISEB
11 37 (31.09%) Java
12 36 (30.25%) WebDriver
13 33 (27.73%) Automation Testing
14 32 (26.89%) Manual Testing
14 32 (26.89%) Test Scripting
15 31 (26.05%) Finance
16 29 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (23.53%) Cucumber
17 28 (23.53%) Windows
18 25 (21.01%) Linux
19 23 (19.33%) Unix
19 23 (19.33%) Functional Testing
20 22 (18.49%) Non-Functional Testing
21 21 (17.65%) C++
21 21 (17.65%) Perl
21 21 (17.65%) HP UFT
22 20 (16.81%) Automated Testing
22 20 (16.81%) JIRA
23 19 (15.97%) Automotive
23 19 (15.97%) Microsoft

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.20%) CMS
2 3 (2.52%) ColdFusion
2 3 (2.52%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) VoIP
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.84%) Big Data
3 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.84%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (50.42%) Selenium
2 36 (30.25%) WebDriver
3 28 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 21 (17.65%) HP UFT
5 20 (16.81%) JIRA
6 13 (10.92%) JMeter
7 12 (10.08%) JUnit
8 11 (9.24%) InstallShield
8 11 (9.24%) Jenkins
9 9 (7.56%) NUnit
9 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (7.56%) TestNG
10 8 (6.72%) Selenium IDE
10 8 (6.72%) SoapUI
11 7 (5.88%) MSTest
12 6 (5.04%) Robot Framework
12 6 (5.04%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.20%) Protractor
14 4 (3.36%) WebLOAD
15 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Automotive
3 17 (14.29%) Back Office
4 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (8.40%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 44 (36.97%) Analyst
3 41 (34.45%) Test Analyst
4 34 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 31 (26.05%) Automation Test Analyst
6 29 (24.37%) Tester
7 21 (17.65%) Automation Tester
8 16 (13.45%) Junior
8 16 (13.45%) Senior Test Engineer
8 16 (13.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (10.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (10.08%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 11 (9.24%) Junior Tester
11 11 (9.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 11 (9.24%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 11 (9.24%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (7.56%) Junior Analyst
12 9 (7.56%) QA Analyst
12 9 (7.56%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) .NET
2 13 (10.92%) XML
3 11 (9.24%) HTML
4 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.72%) Web Services
6 6 (5.04%) CSS
7 4 (3.36%) HTML5
7 4 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.52%) jQuery
8 3 (2.52%) SOAP
9 2 (1.68%) Ajax
9 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.68%) LAMP
9 2 (1.68%) RESTful
10 1 (0.84%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.84%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.84%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.52%) User Experience
7 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Windows
2 25 (21.01%) Linux
3 23 (19.33%) Unix
4 11 (9.24%) Solaris
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (43.70%) Test Strategy
3 45 (37.82%) Software Testing
4 33 (27.73%) Automation Testing
5 32 (26.89%) Manual Testing
5 32 (26.89%) Test Scripting
6 29 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (19.33%) Functional Testing
8 22 (18.49%) Non-Functional Testing
9 20 (16.81%) Automated Testing
10 18 (15.13%) BDD
10 18 (15.13%) Open Source
10 18 (15.13%) Scrum
11 17 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 17 (14.29%) SDLC
11 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 15 (12.61%) Web Testing
13 14 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (11.76%) Performance Testing
14 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) Python
2 41 (34.45%) C#
3 40 (33.61%) Ruby
4 37 (31.09%) Java
5 21 (17.65%) C++
5 21 (17.65%) Perl
6 19 (15.97%) SQL
7 14 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.24%) C
8 11 (9.24%) VB
9 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.04%) PHP
11 3 (2.52%) VBScript
12 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) ISTQB
2 39 (32.77%) ISEB
3 17 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (10.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.84%) MBA
5 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (47.06%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) VMware
3 11 (9.24%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.52%) HP
6 2 (1.68%) CODA
7 1 (0.84%) Avaya
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) Genesys
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago