The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 120 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 98 37 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.93% 0.73% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.97% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 77 31 53
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4064 3814 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.13% 74.95% 77.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3320 3016 3736
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Guildford +30 29 £45,000 +9.75% 3
Reigate +4 27 £47,500 +5.55%
Woking +10 15 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Walton-on-Thames +8 7 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £57,500 - 3
Chertsey -16 3 £45,000 -
Egham - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 123 (62.12%) SQL
2 117 (59.09%) Degree
3 107 (54.04%) QA
3 107 (54.04%) Java
4 102 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (48.48%) Finance
6 92 (46.46%) C#
7 83 (41.92%) .NET
8 79 (39.90%) Mathematics
9 76 (38.38%) Test Strategy
10 75 (37.88%) Software Testing
11 66 (33.33%) Selenium
12 65 (32.83%) C++
13 63 (31.82%) Computer Science
14 60 (30.30%) Microsoft
15 48 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
15 48 (24.24%) OO
16 45 (22.73%) ISEB
16 45 (22.73%) Performance Testing
16 45 (22.73%) Test Scripting
17 39 (19.70%) ISTQB
18 36 (18.18%) Web Services
19 35 (17.68%) WinRunner
20 33 (16.67%) WebDriver
21 31 (15.66%) TestComplete
21 31 (15.66%) Jenkins
22 28 (14.14%) Workflow
22 28 (14.14%) Oracle
23 26 (13.13%) MySQL
23 26 (13.13%) Analytics

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.13%) MySQL
2 13 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (33.33%) Selenium
2 48 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (17.68%) WinRunner
4 33 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 31 (15.66%) Jenkins
5 31 (15.66%) TestComplete
6 21 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (10.10%) Maven
8 18 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 17 (8.59%) Ranorex
10 14 (7.07%) Hudson
10 14 (7.07%) Ant
10 14 (7.07%) TeamCity
11 13 (6.57%) NUnit
11 13 (6.57%) Rhino Mocks
12 12 (6.06%) Subversion
13 10 (5.05%) InstallShield
14 9 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (4.55%) ClearCase
14 9 (4.55%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 96 (48.48%) Finance
2 14 (7.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.04%) Front Office
3 8 (4.04%) Back Office
4 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.02%) Games
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (49.49%) Tester
2 91 (45.96%) Analyst
3 80 (40.40%) QA Analyst
4 57 (28.79%) Test Analyst
5 46 (23.23%) Developer
6 45 (22.73%) Test Engineer
7 43 (21.72%) Automation Engineer
8 40 (20.20%) Automation Analyst
8 40 (20.20%) QA Engineer
9 39 (19.70%) QA Tester
10 36 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
11 29 (14.65%) QA Test Analyst
12 22 (11.11%) Automated Test Analyst
13 19 (9.60%) Automation Tester
13 19 (9.60%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (9.09%) Test Consultant
14 18 (9.09%) Consultant
15 17 (8.59%) .NET Consultant
16 14 (7.07%) Build Engineer
17 10 (5.05%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (41.92%) .NET
2 36 (18.18%) Web Services
3 19 (9.60%) J2EE
4 17 (8.59%) .NET Framework
5 15 (7.58%) JSF
6 13 (6.57%) CSS
6 13 (6.57%) HTML5
6 13 (6.57%) CSS3
6 13 (6.57%) HTML
7 9 (4.55%) XML
7 9 (4.55%) ODBC
8 8 (4.04%) J2SE
9 6 (3.03%) LAMP
10 4 (2.02%) Swing
11 3 (1.52%) Application Packaging
12 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.01%) StructureMap
12 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 79 (39.90%) Mathematics
2 63 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.60%) Client/Server
4 13 (6.57%) Open Source
5 9 (4.55%) Life Science
5 9 (4.55%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.01%) Xbox
7 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Windows
2 11 (5.56%) UNIX
3 10 (5.05%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.38%) Test Strategy
3 75 (37.88%) Software Testing
4 48 (24.24%) OO
5 45 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 45 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 28 (14.14%) Workflow
7 26 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.13%) Analytics
8 25 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (12.63%) RAD
9 24 (12.12%) Code Coverage
9 24 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.62%) User Stories
11 22 (11.11%) Load Testing
12 18 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 16 (8.08%) BDD
13 16 (8.08%) Automated Testing
13 16 (8.08%) TDD
14 15 (7.58%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (62.12%) SQL
2 107 (54.04%) Java
3 92 (46.46%) C#
4 65 (32.83%) C++
5 22 (11.11%) Python
6 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
7 18 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 15 (7.58%) Delphi
9 11 (5.56%) Perl
10 10 (5.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.04%) PHP
12 5 (2.53%) C
13 2 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (59.09%) Degree
2 45 (22.73%) ISEB
3 39 (19.70%) ISTQB
4 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.55%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (54.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (11.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.14%) Oracle
3 9 (4.55%) VMware
4 8 (4.04%) SunGard
5 7 (3.54%) JBoss
6 2 (1.01%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.01%) Splunk
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + car + pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago