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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 120 136 186
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +50
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 97 82 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.19% 1.68% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.04% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 95 66 18
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £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
3708 4021 3815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.68% 82.45% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3218 3252 2994
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Egham +14 16 £55,000 -
Walton-on-Thames -23 8 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Reigate +5 7 £80,000 +88.23%
Leatherhead -16 7 £70,000 +21.73%
Redhill -6 5 £80,000 +185.71% 1
Woking -2 2 £45,750 +26.20%
Esher - 2 £25,000 - 1
Camberley - 1 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 120 (63.83%) Selenium
2 99 (52.66%) Ruby
3 98 (52.13%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (47.34%) Jenkins
5 85 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (42.02%) QA
7 78 (41.49%) Scrum
7 78 (41.49%) Linux
8 76 (40.43%) TDD
9 72 (38.30%) UNIX
9 72 (38.30%) Automation Testing
10 64 (34.04%) Java
11 56 (29.79%) RSpec
12 47 (25.00%) WebDriver
13 44 (23.40%) Python
14 43 (22.87%) Software Engineering
14 43 (22.87%) Test Strategy
15 42 (22.34%) Web Services
16 38 (20.21%) Software Testing
16 38 (20.21%) JavaScript
16 38 (20.21%) WATIR
16 38 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 36 (19.15%) SQL
18 35 (18.62%) PHP
19 32 (17.02%) RubyGems
20 31 (16.49%) Degree
21 27 (14.36%) C#
22 26 (13.83%) Perl
23 25 (13.30%) ISTQB
23 25 (13.30%) JMeter

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (1.06%) Node.js
2 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.53%) CMS
2 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.91%) VoIP
2 11 (5.85%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.70%) MySQL
2 9 (4.79%) Big Data
3 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 120 (63.83%) Selenium
2 89 (47.34%) Jenkins
3 56 (29.79%) RSpec
4 47 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 38 (20.21%) WATIR
6 32 (17.02%) RubyGems
7 25 (13.30%) JMeter
8 21 (11.17%) Cucumber
9 19 (10.11%) JIRA
10 13 (6.91%) InstallShield
11 8 (4.26%) Visual Studio
11 8 (4.26%) HP UFT
11 8 (4.26%) Maven
12 6 (3.19%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.19%) WatiN
13 5 (2.66%) NUnit
13 5 (2.66%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (2.13%) Mockito
14 4 (2.13%) JProfiler
14 4 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (13.30%) Finance
2 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Publishing
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (25.53%) Developer
2 47 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 39 (20.74%) Test Engineer
4 35 (18.62%) Test Automation Engineer
5 33 (17.55%) Analyst
6 23 (12.23%) Tester
7 19 (10.11%) Test Analyst
8 18 (9.57%) Software Engineer
9 16 (8.51%) QA Analyst
10 13 (6.91%) Ruby Developer
11 12 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) QA Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.32%) Development Manager
14 9 (4.79%) Software Development Manager
14 9 (4.79%) Software Manager
15 8 (4.26%) Applications Developer
15 8 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
15 8 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
16 7 (3.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.34%) Web Services
2 24 (12.77%) LAMP
3 19 (10.11%) XML
4 17 (9.04%) HTML
5 15 (7.98%) CSS
6 12 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.32%) HTML5
8 9 (4.79%) REST
8 9 (4.79%) RESTful
9 7 (3.72%) .NET
10 4 (2.13%) SOAP
10 4 (2.13%) LESS
10 4 (2.13%) Flask
11 3 (1.60%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.60%) CSS3
11 3 (1.60%) Java EE
12 2 (1.06%) JSON
12 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) User Experience
5 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 78 (41.49%) Linux
2 72 (38.30%) UNIX
3 24 (12.77%) Windows
4 12 (6.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (52.13%) Continuous Integration
2 85 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (41.49%) Scrum
4 76 (40.43%) TDD
5 72 (38.30%) Automation Testing
6 43 (22.87%) Test Strategy
6 43 (22.87%) Software Engineering
7 38 (20.21%) Software Testing
7 38 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (12.77%) Automated Testing
8 24 (12.77%) Workflow
9 21 (11.17%) Load Testing
9 21 (11.17%) Test Scripting
10 20 (10.64%) Open Source
11 19 (10.11%) Regression Testing
12 18 (9.57%) OO
13 17 (9.04%) Time Management
13 17 (9.04%) BDD
14 16 (8.51%) E-Commerce
14 16 (8.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (52.66%) Ruby
2 64 (34.04%) Java
3 44 (23.40%) Python
4 38 (20.21%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.15%) SQL
6 35 (18.62%) PHP
7 27 (14.36%) C#
8 26 (13.83%) Perl
9 14 (7.45%) C++
10 12 (6.38%) C
11 4 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.06%) PHP5
12 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (16.49%) Degree
2 25 (13.30%) ISTQB
3 23 (12.23%) ISEB
4 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (42.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.72%) Puppet
2 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.13%) Ansible
3 4 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (6.38%) Red Hat
2 8 (4.26%) TOWER Software
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.13%) HP
4 3 (1.60%) VMware
5 1 (0.53%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) Sencha
5 1 (0.53%) SAP
5 1 (0.53%) CODA
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