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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 99 122 148
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 115 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.50% 1.92% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.32% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 109 85 70
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3759 4348 4240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.63% 82.72% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 3544 3301
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 £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 24 April 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 - 31 £50,000 - 2
Guildford -3 13 £50,000 +5.26%
Egham - 11 £55,000 -
Woking +8 10 £33,750 -3.57%
Walton-on-Thames +1 9 £30,500 -11.59%
Reigate -16 9 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Camberley - 4 £35,000 -
Redhill -7 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (69.30%) Selenium
2 150 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (58.77%) Java
4 123 (53.95%) QA
5 100 (43.86%) WebDriver
6 86 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (36.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 83 (36.40%) SQL
8 76 (33.33%) JMeter
9 75 (32.89%) Automated Testing
10 74 (32.46%) Ruby
10 74 (32.46%) Jenkins
11 69 (30.26%) Software Testing
12 67 (29.39%) Software Engineering
12 67 (29.39%) Python
12 67 (29.39%) C#
13 66 (28.95%) JavaScript
14 63 (27.63%) Test Strategy
15 61 (26.75%) PHP
15 61 (26.75%) Web Services
16 57 (25.00%) LAMP
16 57 (25.00%) Scrum
17 55 (24.12%) Workflow
18 52 (22.81%) Automation Testing
19 49 (21.49%) Test Scripting
19 49 (21.49%) Finance
20 48 (21.05%) TDD
21 47 (20.61%) ISTQB
21 47 (20.61%) Load Testing
22 41 (17.98%) ISEB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.88%) Node.js
2 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) VoIP
2 8 (3.51%) Internet
3 3 (1.32%) HTTP
3 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.88%) WAN
4 2 (0.88%) LAN
4 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.98%) MySQL
2 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.19%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 158 (69.30%) Selenium
2 100 (43.86%) WebDriver
3 76 (33.33%) JMeter
4 74 (32.46%) Jenkins
5 35 (15.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (13.16%) FitNesse
7 29 (12.72%) WatiN
8 28 (12.28%) JIRA
9 27 (11.84%) SoapUI
10 19 (8.33%) InstallShield
11 14 (6.14%) RSpec
12 13 (5.70%) Visual Studio
13 12 (5.26%) WATIR
14 11 (4.82%) RubyGems
15 10 (4.39%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (4.39%) NUnit
16 8 (3.51%) SpecFlow
17 6 (2.63%) LoadRunner
18 4 (1.75%) Cucumber
19 3 (1.32%) JUnit
General
1 49 (21.49%) Finance
2 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (32.02%) Tester
2 52 (22.81%) Software Engineer
3 48 (21.05%) Analyst
4 45 (19.74%) Developer
5 41 (17.98%) Test Engineer
6 34 (14.91%) Automation Engineer
7 28 (12.28%) Test Analyst
8 22 (9.65%) Software Tester
9 21 (9.21%) Automation Tester
10 20 (8.77%) QA Analyst
11 19 (8.33%) AWS Developer
12 18 (7.89%) QA Tester
13 15 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
14 12 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
16 9 (3.95%) QA Engineer
17 8 (3.51%) Junior
17 8 (3.51%) Lead Tester
17 8 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
17 8 (3.51%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.75%) Web Services
2 57 (25.00%) LAMP
3 31 (13.60%) XML
4 20 (8.77%) .NET
5 7 (3.07%) Ajax
5 7 (3.07%) JSON
6 6 (2.63%) HTML
6 6 (2.63%) CSS
7 4 (1.75%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.32%) J2EE
8 3 (1.32%) REST
9 2 (0.88%) CSS3
9 2 (0.88%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.88%) Spring
9 2 (0.88%) JDBC
9 2 (0.88%) XSL
9 2 (0.88%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.35%) Open Source
2 18 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.88%) Physics
6 2 (0.88%) Life Science
6 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.47%) Windows
2 30 (13.16%) UNIX
3 27 (11.84%) Linux
4 17 (7.46%) Solaris
5 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (36.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 75 (32.89%) Automated Testing
5 69 (30.26%) Software Testing
6 67 (29.39%) Software Engineering
7 63 (27.63%) Test Strategy
8 57 (25.00%) Scrum
9 55 (24.12%) Workflow
10 52 (22.81%) Automation Testing
11 49 (21.49%) Test Scripting
12 48 (21.05%) TDD
13 47 (20.61%) Load Testing
14 31 (13.60%) Performance Testing
14 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
15 23 (10.09%) Project Management
15 23 (10.09%) Regression Testing
16 21 (9.21%) Information Assurance
17 20 (8.77%) Cyber Security
18 19 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 134 (58.77%) Java
2 83 (36.40%) SQL
3 74 (32.46%) Ruby
4 67 (29.39%) Python
4 67 (29.39%) C#
5 66 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 61 (26.75%) PHP
7 34 (14.91%) C++
8 24 (10.53%) Perl
9 10 (4.39%) C
10 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) Delphi
13 1 (0.44%) VBScript
13 1 (0.44%) XPath
13 1 (0.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 47 (20.61%) ISTQB
2 41 (17.98%) ISEB
3 34 (14.91%) Degree
4 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (53.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (8.77%) Red Hat
2 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.39%) HP
4 6 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.44%) DataCash
6 1 (0.44%) Fidessa
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Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
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