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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 156 96 128
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 51 114 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.22% 2.51% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.92% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 108 89
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
3533 3904 4567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.34% 85.99% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2969 3264 3746
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,791 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames -8 23 £31,500 +3.27% 3
Dorking - 4 £46,250 -
Leatherhead -3 3 £50,000 -
Reigate -22 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Redhill +4 2 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Woking +3 1 £32,500 -
Camberley -15 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Guildford -17 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 69 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (45.97%) Test Strategy
3 51 (41.13%) Selenium
4 49 (39.52%) Python
5 48 (38.71%) C#
6 45 (36.29%) Finance
7 43 (34.68%) Java
7 43 (34.68%) QA
8 42 (33.87%) SQL
9 41 (33.06%) Automation Testing
10 39 (31.45%) Non-Functional Testing
10 39 (31.45%) Software Testing
11 38 (30.65%) Manual Testing
11 38 (30.65%) ISEB
12 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
13 36 (29.03%) ISTQB
14 34 (27.42%) Ruby
15 33 (26.61%) Windows
16 32 (25.81%) Perl
16 32 (25.81%) Automated Testing
16 32 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (25.81%) Performance Testing
17 30 (24.19%) XML
18 29 (23.39%) JavaScript
18 29 (23.39%) Regression Testing
18 29 (23.39%) WebDriver
19 28 (22.58%) Test Scripting
19 28 (22.58%) Functional Testing
19 28 (22.58%) Scrum
20 27 (21.77%) Unix

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
1 1 (0.81%) JBoss
1 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) VoIP
2 3 (2.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) Big Data
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (41.13%) Selenium
2 29 (23.39%) WebDriver
3 24 (19.35%) JIRA
4 17 (13.71%) JMeter
5 16 (12.90%) HP UFT
5 16 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (11.29%) InstallShield
6 14 (11.29%) Protractor
7 11 (8.87%) NUnit
8 10 (8.06%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
10 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.65%) WebLOAD
11 6 (4.84%) Introscope
11 6 (4.84%) LoadRunner
12 4 (3.23%) JUnit
12 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.42%) TestNG
14 1 (0.81%) Calabash
General
1 45 (36.29%) Finance
2 23 (18.55%) Telecoms
3 17 (13.71%) Automotive
4 9 (7.26%) Marketing
5 8 (6.45%) Back Office
6 6 (4.84%) Electronics
6 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.61%) Advertising
8 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (42.74%) Analyst
2 50 (40.32%) Test Analyst
3 42 (33.87%) Tester
4 36 (29.03%) Test Engineer
5 31 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 27 (21.77%) Automation Tester
7 25 (20.16%) Junior
8 24 (19.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 20 (16.13%) Junior Analyst
10 18 (14.52%) Junior Test Analyst
11 17 (13.71%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (13.71%) Senior Test Analyst
11 17 (13.71%) Software Engineer
12 14 (11.29%) QA Analyst
13 13 (10.48%) Developer
14 12 (9.68%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
14 12 (9.68%) Junior Tester
14 12 (9.68%) Manual Test Analyst
15 11 (8.87%) QA Test Analyst
15 11 (8.87%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) XML
2 15 (12.10%) .NET
2 15 (12.10%) Web Services
3 9 (7.26%) Middleware
4 8 (6.45%) JSON
4 8 (6.45%) LAMP
5 7 (5.65%) HTML
6 6 (4.84%) jQuery
7 5 (4.03%) Ajax
7 5 (4.03%) CSS
7 5 (4.03%) WPF
7 5 (4.03%) XSL
8 4 (3.23%) SOAP
9 3 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.42%) RESTful
10 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.81%) HTML5
11 1 (0.81%) Java EE
11 1 (0.81%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.03%) Statistics
6 2 (1.61%) Physics
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.61%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) Unix
3 19 (15.32%) Linux
4 14 (11.29%) Solaris
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (45.97%) Test Strategy
3 41 (33.06%) Automation Testing
4 39 (31.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 39 (31.45%) Software Testing
5 38 (30.65%) Manual Testing
6 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
7 32 (25.81%) Automated Testing
7 32 (25.81%) Performance Testing
7 32 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (23.39%) Regression Testing
9 28 (22.58%) Functional Testing
9 28 (22.58%) Scrum
9 28 (22.58%) Test Scripting
10 25 (20.16%) Project Planning
11 19 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 16 (12.90%) TDD
12 16 (12.90%) Time Management
13 14 (11.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) Python
2 48 (38.71%) C#
3 43 (34.68%) Java
4 42 (33.87%) SQL
5 34 (27.42%) Ruby
6 32 (25.81%) Perl
7 29 (23.39%) JavaScript
8 20 (16.13%) C
9 18 (14.52%) PHP
10 17 (13.71%) C++
11 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.42%) VB
15 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (30.65%) ISEB
2 36 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 22 (17.74%) Degree
4 7 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (34.68%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) SDET
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.84%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.68%) HP
4 11 (8.87%) Oracle
5 6 (4.84%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.84%) CA
5 6 (4.84%) Dynatrace
5 6 (4.84%) SAP
6 5 (4.03%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.81%) Avaya
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) CODA
7 1 (0.81%) Genesys
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
TDA Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago