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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 97 147 116
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 118 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.69% 1.15% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 1.39% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 109 48 78
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
3665 3746 3750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.54% 83.13% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 2966 2974
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 26 £50,000 - 1
Guildford +10 21 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Reigate -6 11 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £30,500 - 1
Woking - 9 £35,000 - 1
Camberley - 8 £35,000 -
Redhill -4 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Chertsey - 3 £37,500 -
Egham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
Staines - 1 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 158 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (59.67%) Java
2 145 (59.67%) Selenium
3 125 (51.44%) QA
4 98 (40.33%) SQL
5 93 (38.27%) WebDriver
6 84 (34.57%) C#
7 82 (33.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 81 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 73 (30.04%) JMeter
10 72 (29.63%) Software Testing
10 72 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (28.40%) Software Engineering
12 68 (27.98%) JavaScript
13 67 (27.57%) Workflow
14 66 (27.16%) Finance
14 66 (27.16%) Test Scripting
14 66 (27.16%) Test Strategy
15 65 (26.75%) Jenkins
16 63 (25.93%) Web Services
16 63 (25.93%) Python
17 58 (23.87%) PHP
18 56 (23.05%) LAMP
19 54 (22.22%) Ruby
20 53 (21.81%) MySQL
20 53 (21.81%) Load Testing
21 51 (20.99%) C++
22 50 (20.58%) ISTQB
23 45 (18.52%) ISEB
23 45 (18.52%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) Node.js
4 1 (0.41%) Mule
4 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) Internet
2 7 (2.88%) VoIP
3 3 (1.23%) HTTP
3 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) WAN
4 2 (0.82%) LAN
4 2 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.81%) MySQL
2 18 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 145 (59.67%) Selenium
2 93 (38.27%) WebDriver
3 73 (30.04%) JMeter
4 65 (26.75%) Jenkins
5 37 (15.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 32 (13.17%) JIRA
7 28 (11.52%) FitNesse
8 27 (11.11%) WatiN
8 27 (11.11%) SoapUI
9 18 (7.41%) InstallShield
9 18 (7.41%) Visual Studio
10 16 (6.58%) NUnit
11 15 (6.17%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (4.53%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.88%) Maven
14 6 (2.47%) Ant
14 6 (2.47%) JUnit
14 6 (2.47%) LoadRunner
14 6 (2.47%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.47%) Hudson
General
1 66 (27.16%) Finance
2 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.82%) Automotive
4 2 (0.82%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (28.40%) Tester
2 53 (21.81%) Test Engineer
2 53 (21.81%) Developer
3 49 (20.16%) Software Engineer
4 48 (19.75%) Analyst
5 39 (16.05%) Automation Engineer
6 29 (11.93%) Test Analyst
7 23 (9.47%) Automation Tester
8 21 (8.64%) Software Tester
8 21 (8.64%) QA Tester
9 19 (7.82%) QA Analyst
10 17 (7.00%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (6.17%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.12%) QA Engineer
13 9 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
14 8 (3.29%) Test Automation Engineer
15 7 (2.88%) Selenium Tester
15 7 (2.88%) Lead Tester
15 7 (2.88%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (25.93%) Web Services
2 56 (23.05%) LAMP
3 32 (13.17%) .NET
4 29 (11.93%) XML
5 8 (3.29%) Gherkin
6 7 (2.88%) JSON
6 7 (2.88%) J2EE
6 7 (2.88%) Ajax
7 6 (2.47%) CSS
7 6 (2.47%) HTML
8 4 (1.65%) Spring
8 4 (1.65%) JDBC
8 4 (1.65%) Swing
9 2 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.82%) XSL
9 2 (0.82%) HTML5
9 2 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.82%) REST
9 2 (0.82%) CSS3
9 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.58%) Open Source
2 22 (9.05%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (8.64%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.82%) Physics
7 2 (0.82%) Life Science
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) iSeries
8 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.17%) Windows
2 22 (9.05%) UNIX
3 16 (6.58%) Solaris
4 14 (5.76%) Linux
5 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.82%) CentOS
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 81 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 72 (29.63%) Software Testing
4 72 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (28.40%) Software Engineering
6 67 (27.57%) Workflow
7 66 (27.16%) Test Scripting
7 66 (27.16%) Test Strategy
8 53 (21.81%) Load Testing
9 45 (18.52%) Scrum
10 36 (14.81%) Performance Testing
11 35 (14.40%) Automation Testing
12 34 (13.99%) TDD
13 31 (12.76%) E-Commerce
14 30 (12.35%) Regression Testing
15 25 (10.29%) Unit Testing
16 22 (9.05%) Information Assurance
17 21 (8.64%) Project Management
17 21 (8.64%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 145 (59.67%) Java
2 98 (40.33%) SQL
3 84 (34.57%) C#
4 68 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 63 (25.93%) Python
6 58 (23.87%) PHP
7 54 (22.22%) Ruby
8 51 (20.99%) C++
9 24 (9.88%) Perl
10 9 (3.70%) C
11 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.06%) Delphi
13 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (20.58%) ISTQB
2 45 (18.52%) ISEB
3 41 (16.87%) Degree
4 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) VCP4
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (51.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.82%) vSphere
1 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (10.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.82%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.35%) HP
4 11 (4.53%) Oracle
5 6 (2.47%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.82%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.41%) DataCash
7 1 (0.41%) BT
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits, Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Haslemere, Surrey
EPSN Workforce UK Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits, Car
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