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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 115 174 150
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 102 34 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.19% 0.72% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.91% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 90 30 69
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3751 3756 3985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.68% 79.78% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3086 3371
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +6 21 £50,000 +16.95% 2
Reigate -10 21 £42,500 +17.24%
Redhill -10 14 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Guildford 0 9 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Staines +4 5 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 4 £30,500 -
Woking +10 3 £37,500 - 1
Egham - 2 £52,500 - 1
Esher - 2 £30,000 -
Godalming - 2 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 127 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (59.00%) SQL
3 114 (57.00%) Java
4 90 (45.00%) QA
5 83 (41.50%) C#
6 78 (39.00%) Selenium
7 75 (37.50%) Finance
8 73 (36.50%) Degree
9 67 (33.50%) Software Testing
9 67 (33.50%) C++
10 64 (32.00%) Workflow
11 63 (31.50%) Test Scripting
12 59 (29.50%) Jenkins
13 58 (29.00%) Web Services
14 56 (28.00%) Test Strategy
15 55 (27.50%) .NET
16 51 (25.50%) JavaScript
17 50 (25.00%) MySQL
18 49 (24.50%) Microsoft
18 49 (24.50%) Load Testing
19 48 (24.00%) Computer Science
19 48 (24.00%) WebDriver
20 47 (23.50%) Performance Testing
20 47 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (23.00%) User Acceptance Testing
22 43 (21.50%) Mathematics
23 41 (20.50%) ISEB
24 40 (20.00%) Unit Testing
25 38 (19.00%) HP Quality Center
25 38 (19.00%) Software Engineering

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 10 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.50%) JBoss
3 4 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.00%) Mule
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.00%) MySQL
2 28 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.50%) Big Data
4 3 (1.50%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (39.00%) Selenium
2 59 (29.50%) Jenkins
3 48 (24.00%) WebDriver
4 38 (19.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 35 (17.50%) Visual Studio
6 29 (14.50%) JIRA
7 28 (14.00%) NUnit
8 27 (13.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (11.50%) JMeter
10 15 (7.50%) Maven
10 15 (7.50%) WinRunner
10 15 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (6.50%) InstallShield
12 12 (6.00%) TestComplete
13 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
14 10 (5.00%) TeamCity
14 10 (5.00%) InstallAnywhere
14 10 (5.00%) Hudson
14 10 (5.00%) Ant
15 9 (4.50%) MSI
General
1 75 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.00%) Automotive
4 2 (1.00%) Legal
4 2 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Front Office
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (26.00%) Tester
1 52 (26.00%) Analyst
2 50 (25.00%) Developer
3 47 (23.50%) Automation Engineer
4 40 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 35 (17.50%) QA Analyst
6 29 (14.50%) QA Engineer
6 29 (14.50%) Test Analyst
7 26 (13.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 19 (9.50%) QA Tester
9 17 (8.50%) .NET Developer
9 17 (8.50%) Automation Analyst
10 15 (7.50%) C# Developer
11 14 (7.00%) QA Manager
12 13 (6.50%) Software Engineer
12 13 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (6.00%) Senior QA Engineer
14 9 (4.50%) Automation Tester
15 8 (4.00%) Build Engineer
16 7 (3.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.00%) Web Services
2 55 (27.50%) .NET
3 31 (15.50%) LAMP
4 15 (7.50%) J2EE
5 13 (6.50%) XML
6 11 (5.50%) CSS
6 11 (5.50%) HTML5
6 11 (5.50%) CSS3
6 11 (5.50%) HTML
7 5 (2.50%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.50%) J2SE
7 5 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.50%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.50%) JSF
9 2 (1.00%) Middleware
9 2 (1.00%) Spring
9 2 (1.00%) JDBC
9 2 (1.00%) COM
9 2 (1.00%) ODBC
9 2 (1.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 43 (21.50%) Mathematics
3 19 (9.50%) Open Source
3 19 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.50%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.00%) Chemistry
5 6 (3.00%) Life Science
5 6 (3.00%) User Experience
6 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.00%) Xbox
9 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.50%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) UNIX
3 8 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (1.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.50%) Software Testing
3 64 (32.00%) Workflow
4 63 (31.50%) Test Scripting
5 56 (28.00%) Test Strategy
6 49 (24.50%) Load Testing
7 47 (23.50%) Performance Testing
7 47 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (23.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 38 (19.00%) Software Engineering
11 37 (18.50%) Code Coverage
12 35 (17.50%) Regression Testing
13 33 (16.50%) User Stories
14 27 (13.50%) Workflow Management
14 27 (13.50%) Automated Testing
14 27 (13.50%) Validation
14 27 (13.50%) Financial Modelling
15 20 (10.00%) OO
16 18 (9.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 118 (59.00%) SQL
2 114 (57.00%) Java
3 83 (41.50%) C#
4 67 (33.50%) C++
5 51 (25.50%) JavaScript
6 38 (19.00%) PHP
7 32 (16.00%) Python
8 16 (8.00%) Perl
9 14 (7.00%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.50%) Delphi
10 7 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.50%) Ruby
10 7 (3.50%) C
11 3 (1.50%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (36.50%) Degree
2 41 (20.50%) ISEB
3 36 (18.00%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.00%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (19.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.00%) Oracle
3 8 (4.00%) HP
4 5 (2.50%) Fidessa
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.00%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) BT
7 1 (0.50%) SunGard
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago