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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 137 184 160
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 81 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.72% 0.59% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.75% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 22 58
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
3818 3756 4194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.04% 79.26% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3048 3029 3534
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -9 21 £42,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 15 £57,500 -
Guildford +15 11 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £32,500 -
Redhill -16 4 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Staines +12 3 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Woking +5 2 - -
Egham - 2 £60,000 -
Godalming - 2 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 145 (73.23%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (63.13%) SQL
3 112 (56.57%) Java
4 101 (51.01%) QA
5 95 (47.98%) Degree
6 83 (41.92%) C#
6 83 (41.92%) Finance
7 81 (40.91%) Selenium
8 72 (36.36%) Software Testing
9 67 (33.84%) .NET
10 64 (32.32%) Test Strategy
11 63 (31.82%) Mathematics
12 62 (31.31%) C++
12 62 (31.31%) Microsoft
13 60 (30.30%) Computer Science
13 60 (30.30%) Test Scripting
14 52 (26.26%) Web Services
15 51 (25.76%) Workflow
16 49 (24.75%) Performance Testing
17 48 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
18 47 (23.74%) Jenkins
19 45 (22.73%) ISEB
20 43 (21.72%) WebDriver
21 42 (21.21%) MySQL
21 42 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (20.71%) User Acceptance Testing
23 39 (19.70%) JavaScript
23 39 (19.70%) ISTQB
24 38 (19.19%) Load Testing
25 37 (18.69%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (3.54%) WebLogic
1 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.02%) Confluence
3 2 (1.01%) Mule
3 2 (1.01%) Apache
3 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.21%) MySQL
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.52%) Big Data
5 3 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (40.91%) Selenium
2 48 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 47 (23.74%) Jenkins
4 43 (21.72%) WebDriver
5 30 (15.15%) Visual Studio
6 26 (13.13%) WinRunner
7 24 (12.12%) TestComplete
8 23 (11.62%) NUnit
9 22 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
10 21 (10.61%) JIRA
11 14 (7.07%) Subversion
11 14 (7.07%) Maven
12 13 (6.57%) JMeter
13 12 (6.06%) InstallShield
14 11 (5.56%) InstallAnywhere
14 11 (5.56%) Git (software)
15 10 (5.05%) Ranorex
15 10 (5.05%) AdminStudio
15 10 (5.05%) MSI
General
1 83 (41.92%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.04%) Front Office
3 8 (4.04%) Back Office
4 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
4 2 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (36.36%) Tester
2 71 (35.86%) Analyst
3 60 (30.30%) QA Analyst
4 47 (23.74%) Developer
5 44 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
6 37 (18.69%) Test Analyst
6 37 (18.69%) Test Engineer
7 36 (18.18%) QA Engineer
8 33 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
9 31 (15.66%) Automation Analyst
10 28 (14.14%) QA Tester
11 15 (7.58%) QA Test Analyst
11 15 (7.58%) C# Developer
12 13 (6.57%) QA Manager
12 13 (6.57%) Automated Test Analyst
13 12 (6.06%) Senior QA Analyst
13 12 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
13 12 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (5.56%) Consultant
14 11 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.84%) .NET
2 52 (26.26%) Web Services
3 20 (10.10%) LAMP
4 14 (7.07%) J2EE
5 12 (6.06%) CSS
5 12 (6.06%) HTML5
5 12 (6.06%) CSS3
5 12 (6.06%) HTML
6 11 (5.56%) XML
7 10 (5.05%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.55%) ODBC
9 7 (3.54%) J2SE
10 6 (3.03%) JSF
11 5 (2.53%) Application Packaging
12 3 (1.52%) Gherkin
13 2 (1.01%) Play Framework
13 2 (1.01%) SOAP
13 2 (1.01%) COM
14 1 (0.51%) Swing
14 1 (0.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 60 (30.30%) Computer Science
3 42 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.08%) Open Source
5 12 (6.06%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.55%) Life Science
6 9 (4.55%) Chemistry
7 6 (3.03%) User Experience
8 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.01%) Xbox
10 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.58%) Windows
2 11 (5.56%) Linux
3 8 (4.04%) 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
1 145 (73.23%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 64 (32.32%) Test Strategy
4 60 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 51 (25.76%) Workflow
6 49 (24.75%) Performance Testing
7 41 (20.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (19.19%) Load Testing
9 37 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 32 (16.16%) OO
11 32 (16.16%) Unit Testing
12 31 (15.66%) Code Coverage
12 31 (15.66%) User Stories
13 25 (12.63%) Software Engineering
14 22 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
14 22 (11.11%) Validation
14 22 (11.11%) Workflow Management
15 21 (10.61%) Waterfall
16 18 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (63.13%) SQL
2 112 (56.57%) Java
3 83 (41.92%) C#
4 62 (31.31%) C++
5 39 (19.70%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.64%) PHP
7 25 (12.63%) Python
8 14 (7.07%) PL/SQL
9 13 (6.57%) Perl
10 10 (5.05%) Delphi
11 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.53%) C
13 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (47.98%) Degree
2 45 (22.73%) ISEB
3 39 (19.70%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.55%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (51.01%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (17.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.62%) Oracle
3 9 (4.55%) VMware
4 8 (4.04%) SunGard
5 6 (3.03%) JBoss
6 3 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 11 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 11 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago