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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 136 186 164
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 81 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.63% 0.52% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.67% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 18 58
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
3977 3756 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.25% 77.78% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3217 2942 3567
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Reigate -10 18 £42,500 -5.55%
Guildford +18 15 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Leatherhead - 14 £57,500 - 2
Walton-on-Thames +8 7 £32,500 +25.00%
Woking -1 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Egham - 2 £60,000 - 1
Redhill -15 1 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 126 (64.62%) SQL
2 111 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (55.38%) Java
4 102 (52.31%) Degree
5 101 (51.79%) QA
6 82 (42.05%) C#
7 78 (40.00%) Finance
8 74 (37.95%) Software Testing
9 73 (37.44%) Selenium
10 72 (36.92%) .NET
11 68 (34.87%) Test Strategy
12 67 (34.36%) Mathematics
13 63 (32.31%) Microsoft
14 61 (31.28%) C++
15 59 (30.26%) Computer Science
16 55 (28.21%) Test Scripting
17 49 (25.13%) Performance Testing
18 48 (24.62%) QuickTest Pro
19 47 (24.10%) ISEB
19 47 (24.10%) Web Services
20 45 (23.08%) Workflow
21 44 (22.56%) Jenkins
22 41 (21.03%) ISTQB
22 41 (21.03%) WebDriver
23 39 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
24 36 (18.46%) MySQL
24 36 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
25 34 (17.44%) Load Testing
25 34 (17.44%) JavaScript
25 34 (17.44%) OO

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (4.62%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.05%) Confluence
4 2 (1.03%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) MySQL
2 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.05%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (37.44%) Selenium
2 48 (24.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 44 (22.56%) Jenkins
4 41 (21.03%) WebDriver
5 30 (15.38%) WinRunner
6 26 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 26 (13.33%) TestComplete
7 21 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (9.74%) Rhino Mocks
8 19 (9.74%) NUnit
9 17 (8.72%) Maven
9 17 (8.72%) JIRA
10 14 (7.18%) Subversion
11 12 (6.15%) InstallShield
11 12 (6.15%) JMeter
11 12 (6.15%) Ant
11 12 (6.15%) TeamCity
11 12 (6.15%) Ranorex
11 12 (6.15%) Hudson
12 11 (5.64%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 78 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (7.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.10%) Front Office
3 8 (4.10%) Back Office
4 4 (2.05%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (42.05%) Tester
2 75 (38.46%) Analyst
3 66 (33.85%) QA Analyst
4 45 (23.08%) Developer
5 43 (22.05%) Automation Engineer
6 39 (20.00%) Test Analyst
7 38 (19.49%) Test Engineer
7 38 (19.49%) QA Engineer
8 35 (17.95%) Automation Analyst
8 35 (17.95%) QA Automation Engineer
9 32 (16.41%) QA Tester
10 18 (9.23%) QA Test Analyst
11 15 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
12 14 (7.18%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (7.18%) C# Developer
13 13 (6.67%) Test Consultant
13 13 (6.67%) Consultant
13 13 (6.67%) Automation Tester
14 12 (6.15%) Build Engineer
14 12 (6.15%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.92%) .NET
2 47 (24.10%) Web Services
3 17 (8.72%) LAMP
3 17 (8.72%) J2EE
4 13 (6.67%) CSS
4 13 (6.67%) HTML
4 13 (6.67%) CSS3
4 13 (6.67%) HTML5
5 12 (6.15%) .NET Framework
6 11 (5.64%) XML
7 9 (4.62%) ODBC
8 8 (4.10%) J2SE
8 8 (4.10%) JSF
9 5 (2.56%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.54%) Swing
11 2 (1.03%) SOAP
11 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.03%) COM
11 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (34.36%) Mathematics
2 59 (30.26%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.18%) Client/Server
4 13 (6.67%) Open Source
5 9 (4.62%) Life Science
5 9 (4.62%) Chemistry
6 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.03%) Xbox
8 2 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.69%) Windows
2 12 (6.15%) Linux
3 10 (5.13%) UNIX
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
1 111 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.95%) Software Testing
3 68 (34.87%) Test Strategy
4 55 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 49 (25.13%) Performance Testing
6 45 (23.08%) Workflow
7 39 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (17.44%) Load Testing
9 34 (17.44%) OO
10 31 (15.90%) Unit Testing
11 30 (15.38%) Code Coverage
11 30 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 29 (14.87%) User Stories
13 21 (10.77%) Analytics
13 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.74%) Workflow Management
14 19 (9.74%) Validation
14 19 (9.74%) Financial Modelling
15 18 (9.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 126 (64.62%) SQL
2 108 (55.38%) Java
3 82 (42.05%) C#
4 61 (31.28%) C++
5 34 (17.44%) JavaScript
6 24 (12.31%) Python
7 23 (11.79%) PHP
8 17 (8.72%) PL/SQL
9 13 (6.67%) Perl
10 10 (5.13%) Delphi
11 9 (4.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.08%) C
13 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (52.31%) Degree
2 47 (24.10%) ISEB
3 41 (21.03%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.62%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (51.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (14.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (4.62%) VMware
4 8 (4.10%) SunGard
5 7 (3.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.03%) Splunk
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Great package
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago