The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 42 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.18% 0.98% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 1.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Test Automation
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 338 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 77.39% 82.64% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 232 322 223
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,400 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Woking region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Woking

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Woking region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Woking

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 18 (90.00%) Software Testing
2 15 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
5 10 (50.00%) ISEB
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 9 (45.00%) Selenium
6 9 (45.00%) C#
6 9 (45.00%) C++
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (35.00%) System Testing
8 7 (35.00%) ATDD
8 7 (35.00%) BDD
9 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
12 2 (10.00%) Finance
12 2 (10.00%) Java
12 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
13 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (5.00%) Open Source
13 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 1 (5.00%) Banking
13 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
13 1 (5.00%) VBScript
13 1 (5.00%) .NET

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (45.00%) Selenium
3 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Web Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) System Testing
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) ATDD
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Fidessa