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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 103 180 157
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 119 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.60% 0.50% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 0.63% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 23 66
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
3772 3672 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.47% 80.60% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3200 2935 3561
Average salary £47,500 £46,723 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 December 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 +15 23 £45,000 +5.26% 2
Reigate +1 21 £42,500 -
Redhill -5 11 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Woking - 10 £50,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £30,500 - 1
Chertsey - 7 £30,000 -
Camberley - 6 £35,000 -
Guildford -16 5 £65,000 +73.33%
Staines - 5 £40,000 -
Esher - 2 £30,000 -
Egham - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 131 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (60.70%) Java
3 104 (51.74%) SQL
4 101 (50.25%) Selenium
5 96 (47.76%) QA
6 91 (45.27%) C#
7 73 (36.32%) Workflow
8 71 (35.32%) WebDriver
9 67 (33.33%) Finance
10 65 (32.34%) C++
10 65 (32.34%) Software Testing
11 62 (30.85%) Test Scripting
11 62 (30.85%) Test Strategy
12 61 (30.35%) Web Services
13 60 (29.85%) JavaScript
13 60 (29.85%) Jenkins
14 58 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (27.86%) MySQL
16 54 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 52 (25.87%) PHP
17 52 (25.87%) Software Engineering
18 51 (25.37%) Load Testing
19 50 (24.88%) Degree
20 45 (22.39%) LAMP
21 43 (21.39%) Performance Testing
22 42 (20.90%) JMeter
23 41 (20.40%) .NET
23 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
23 41 (20.40%) Automated Testing
24 37 (18.41%) Python

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (2.99%) WebLogic
1 6 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.00%) Mule
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.86%) MySQL
2 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 101 (50.25%) Selenium
2 71 (35.32%) WebDriver
3 60 (29.85%) Jenkins
4 42 (20.90%) JMeter
5 37 (18.41%) JIRA
6 33 (16.42%) Visual Studio
7 26 (12.94%) NUnit
8 25 (12.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 24 (11.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (6.97%) SoapUI
11 13 (6.47%) InstallShield
12 11 (5.47%) SpecFlow
13 7 (3.48%) FitNesse
13 7 (3.48%) Cucumber
13 7 (3.48%) Maven
13 7 (3.48%) Git (software)
14 6 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.99%) WatiN
14 6 (2.99%) JUnit
15 5 (2.49%) Ant
General
1 67 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.00%) Automotive
3 2 (1.00%) Legal
3 2 (1.00%) Advertising
3 2 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (0.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (25.87%) Developer
2 50 (24.88%) Test Engineer
3 47 (23.38%) Automation Engineer
4 46 (22.89%) Tester
5 35 (17.41%) Analyst
6 26 (12.94%) Software Engineer
7 22 (10.95%) .NET Developer
8 20 (9.95%) Test Analyst
9 18 (8.96%) QA Tester
10 17 (8.46%) QA Engineer
11 16 (7.96%) QA Analyst
11 16 (7.96%) QA Automation Engineer
12 14 (6.97%) Automation Tester
12 14 (6.97%) Senior QA Engineer
12 14 (6.97%) C# Developer
12 14 (6.97%) QA Manager
13 13 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
15 9 (4.48%) Software Tester
16 7 (3.48%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.35%) Web Services
2 45 (22.39%) LAMP
3 41 (20.40%) .NET
4 14 (6.97%) XML
5 8 (3.98%) Gherkin
6 7 (3.48%) J2EE
7 5 (2.49%) CSS
7 5 (2.49%) HTML
8 4 (1.99%) CSS3
8 4 (1.99%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.99%) HTML5
9 3 (1.49%) Spring
9 3 (1.49%) JDBC
9 3 (1.49%) Swing
9 3 (1.49%) Ajax
10 2 (1.00%) Play Framework
10 2 (1.00%) Middleware
10 2 (1.00%) COM
11 1 (0.50%) XSL
11 1 (0.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.41%) Computer Science
2 30 (14.93%) Mathematics
3 21 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.46%) Open Source
5 9 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.98%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (1.00%) Xbox
8 2 (1.00%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) Physics
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.95%) Windows
2 12 (5.97%) UNIX
3 9 (4.48%) Linux
4 8 (3.98%) Solaris
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (36.32%) Workflow
3 65 (32.34%) Software Testing
4 62 (30.85%) Test Scripting
4 62 (30.85%) Test Strategy
5 58 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (25.87%) Software Engineering
8 51 (25.37%) Load Testing
9 43 (21.39%) Performance Testing
10 41 (20.40%) Automated Testing
11 35 (17.41%) Unit Testing
12 33 (16.42%) Regression Testing
13 30 (14.93%) Code Coverage
14 25 (12.44%) Validation
14 25 (12.44%) Workflow Management
14 25 (12.44%) Financial Modelling
14 25 (12.44%) User Stories
15 23 (11.44%) Automation Testing
16 22 (10.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 122 (60.70%) Java
2 104 (51.74%) SQL
3 91 (45.27%) C#
4 65 (32.34%) C++
5 60 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 52 (25.87%) PHP
7 37 (18.41%) Python
8 22 (10.95%) Ruby
9 17 (8.46%) Perl
10 8 (3.98%) Delphi
11 7 (3.48%) C
12 5 (2.49%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (24.88%) Degree
2 36 (17.91%) ISTQB
3 29 (14.43%) ISEB
4 13 (6.47%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (47.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.00%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (17.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.98%) HP
2 10 (4.98%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle
4 6 (2.99%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.50%) BT
6 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
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