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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 54 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.57% 1.68% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.45% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £45,750 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.20% -19.44%
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
294 286 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 83.76% 68.75% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 278 252 262
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) CODA
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (50.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CODA