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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Surrey
Rank 115 138 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 48 63 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.82% 1.66% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.91% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 100
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
2179 3298 3764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.57% 87.09% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1847 2840 3167
Median salary £48,500 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.02% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,791 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Reigate +22 13 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Redhill +8 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Woking +16 4 £46,250 -7.50%
Camberley - 3 - -
Farnham - 2 £37,500 -
Guildford +21 1 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Leatherhead -16 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Staines - 1 £52,500 -
Dorking - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 86 (76.11%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (64.60%) Selenium
3 48 (42.48%) Java
4 47 (41.59%) ISTQB
4 47 (41.59%) Test Strategy
5 46 (40.71%) Software Testing
5 46 (40.71%) QA
6 42 (37.17%) C#
7 41 (36.28%) Finance
7 41 (36.28%) ISEB
8 40 (35.40%) HP UFT
9 38 (33.63%) Test Scripting
10 30 (26.55%) Defect Management
11 29 (25.66%) SDLC
11 29 (25.66%) WebDriver
11 29 (25.66%) Python
12 28 (24.78%) JIRA
13 27 (23.89%) Automated Testing
14 22 (19.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (19.47%) Waterfall
15 21 (18.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
16 20 (17.70%) Regression Testing
16 20 (17.70%) Scrum
16 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
16 20 (17.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (16.81%) Automation Testing
17 19 (16.81%) SQL
17 19 (16.81%) VB
17 19 (16.81%) .NET

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 4 (3.54%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) Drupal
2 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.88%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 73 (64.60%) Selenium
2 40 (35.40%) HP UFT
3 29 (25.66%) WebDriver
4 28 (24.78%) JIRA
5 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
6 16 (14.16%) Cucumber
6 16 (14.16%) JUnit
7 14 (12.39%) SoapUI
7 14 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (11.50%) NUnit
8 13 (11.50%) TestNG
9 10 (8.85%) SpecFlow
10 8 (7.08%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (6.19%) JMeter
11 7 (6.19%) LoadRunner
11 7 (6.19%) MSTest
12 6 (5.31%) Robot Framework
12 6 (5.31%) WebLOAD
13 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
14 3 (2.65%) Subversion
General
1 41 (36.28%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Analyst
2 56 (49.56%) Test Analyst
3 40 (35.40%) Automation Test Analyst
4 26 (23.01%) Test Engineer
5 20 (17.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 19 (16.81%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (16.81%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (11.50%) Tester
8 12 (10.62%) Senior Test Engineer
9 11 (9.73%) QA Engineer
9 11 (9.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 11 (9.73%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (9.73%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (9.73%) Test Leader
10 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Developer
11 8 (7.08%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) .NET
2 11 (9.73%) Web Services
3 10 (8.85%) HTML
4 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.54%) CSS
5 4 (3.54%) jQuery
6 3 (2.65%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.65%) REST
6 3 (2.65%) SOAP
6 3 (2.65%) WCF
7 2 (1.77%) XML
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) Ajax
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.88%) LINQ
8 1 (0.88%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.88%) WinForms
8 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Unix
3 2 (1.77%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (76.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) Test Strategy
3 46 (40.71%) Software Testing
4 38 (33.63%) Test Scripting
5 30 (26.55%) Defect Management
6 29 (25.66%) SDLC
7 27 (23.89%) Automated Testing
8 22 (19.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (19.47%) Waterfall
9 21 (18.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (17.70%) Regression Testing
10 20 (17.70%) Scrum
11 19 (16.81%) Automation Testing
12 14 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (12.39%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.39%) Performance Testing
13 13 (11.50%) BDD
14 11 (9.73%) Functional Testing
15 10 (8.85%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.48%) Java
2 42 (37.17%) C#
3 29 (25.66%) Python
4 19 (16.81%) SQL
4 19 (16.81%) VB
5 14 (12.39%) C++
5 14 (12.39%) Ruby
6 9 (7.96%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.31%) Groovy
8 6 (5.31%) VBScript
9 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) ISTQB
2 41 (36.28%) ISEB
3 20 (17.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (4.42%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (40.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) HP
3 10 (8.85%) VMware
4 7 (6.19%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.54%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.88%) CODA
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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