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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 134 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 90 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.83% 2.19% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.53% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 76 113
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £77,500 £52,500
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
2605 3551 4028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.96% 86.27% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 3084 3389
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,791 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Redhill +9 17 £50,000 -13.04%
Reigate +15 10 £50,000 -32.20% 1
Woking +11 4 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Camberley +9 4 - -
Guildford +19 3 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Chertsey - 2 £47,500 -
Leatherhead -20 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 91 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (61.11%) Selenium
3 51 (40.48%) Test Strategy
4 49 (38.89%) QA
5 48 (38.10%) Java
6 46 (36.51%) ISTQB
7 44 (34.92%) HP UFT
8 41 (32.54%) ISEB
9 40 (31.75%) Software Testing
9 40 (31.75%) Python
10 39 (30.95%) Finance
11 37 (29.37%) C#
11 37 (29.37%) Test Scripting
12 32 (25.40%) WebDriver
12 32 (25.40%) JIRA
13 31 (24.60%) Ruby
14 29 (23.02%) Automation Testing
15 28 (22.22%) Cucumber
16 27 (21.43%) SDLC
16 27 (21.43%) Defect Management
17 24 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (19.05%) Automated Testing
18 23 (18.25%) Waterfall
19 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
20 21 (16.67%) Scrum
21 20 (15.87%) Regression Testing
22 19 (15.08%) HP
23 18 (14.29%) SQL
23 18 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
24 17 (13.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 7 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (2.38%) ColdFusion
2 3 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) Drupal
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.79%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (61.11%) Selenium
2 44 (34.92%) HP UFT
3 32 (25.40%) JIRA
3 32 (25.40%) WebDriver
4 28 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 16 (12.70%) Jenkins
6 15 (11.90%) JUnit
7 14 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.94%) JMeter
9 10 (7.94%) NUnit
9 10 (7.94%) SpecFlow
9 10 (7.94%) TestNG
10 8 (6.35%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (5.56%) LoadRunner
11 7 (5.56%) MSTest
11 7 (5.56%) WebLOAD
12 6 (4.76%) Robot Framework
13 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
13 4 (3.17%) InstallShield
General
1 39 (30.95%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Back Office
3 5 (3.97%) Automotive
4 4 (3.17%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (43.65%) Analyst
2 53 (42.06%) Test Analyst
3 41 (32.54%) Test Engineer
4 38 (30.16%) Automation Test Analyst
5 31 (24.60%) Test Automation Engineer
6 19 (15.08%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (15.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 16 (12.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (11.11%) Tester
9 13 (10.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (10.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (10.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) QA Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 11 (8.73%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (8.73%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) Test Leader
10 11 (8.73%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) Agile Development Manager
11 10 (7.94%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) .NET
2 14 (11.11%) HTML
3 13 (10.32%) Web Services
4 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.56%) CSS
6 5 (3.97%) XML
7 4 (3.17%) jQuery
7 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.38%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.38%) HTML5
8 3 (2.38%) REST
8 3 (2.38%) SOAP
8 3 (2.38%) WCF
9 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.79%) Ajax
9 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.79%) LAMP
9 1 (0.79%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.79%) WinForms
9 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
1 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Linux
2 12 (9.52%) Unix
3 9 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.48%) Test Strategy
3 40 (31.75%) Software Testing
4 37 (29.37%) Test Scripting
5 29 (23.02%) Automation Testing
6 27 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 27 (21.43%) SDLC
7 24 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 24 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (18.25%) Waterfall
9 21 (16.67%) Scrum
10 20 (15.87%) Regression Testing
11 18 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (11.90%) Open Source
13 14 (11.11%) BDD
13 14 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
14 13 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (10.32%) Functional Testing
14 13 (10.32%) Manual Testing
14 13 (10.32%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.10%) Java
2 40 (31.75%) Python
3 37 (29.37%) C#
4 31 (24.60%) Ruby
5 18 (14.29%) SQL
6 17 (13.49%) VB
7 14 (11.11%) C++
8 13 (10.32%) Bash Shell
9 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
11 7 (5.56%) VBScript
12 6 (4.76%) Groovy
13 5 (3.97%) Perl
14 4 (3.17%) C
15 3 (2.38%) PHP
16 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (36.51%) ISTQB
2 41 (32.54%) ISEB
3 17 (13.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (6.35%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.08%) HP
3 14 (11.11%) VMware
4 7 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.59%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.79%) CODA
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
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