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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 55 63
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking - 3.17% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.00% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
255 450 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 78.46% 79.37% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 245 396 285
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (50.00%) System Testing
4 5 (50.00%) ATDD
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (20.00%) ColdFusion
7 2 (20.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) VBScript
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Open Source

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) System Testing
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) ATDD
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Open Source
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB