The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 56 43
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.90% 2.32% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 2.73% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 32
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +4.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,350 £30,025
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,250 £57,075
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 307 477 580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 86.24% 85.18% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1628 2082
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,975 £31,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Guildford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Guildford

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Guildford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 27 (57.45%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) Java
3 22 (46.81%) HTML
3 22 (46.81%) CSS
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) QA
6 16 (34.04%) Android
6 16 (34.04%) Apple iOS
6 16 (34.04%) Android Development
7 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
7 15 (31.91%) .NET
8 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
9 13 (27.66%) SQL
9 13 (27.66%) MVC
10 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
10 12 (25.53%) Performance Testing
10 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
11 11 (23.40%) Degree
11 11 (23.40%) Windows
12 10 (21.28%) C
12 10 (21.28%) C++
12 10 (21.28%) Advertising
12 10 (21.28%) Online Security
12 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
12 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
12 10 (21.28%) Cryptography

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Google Play
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) NFC
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) Blockchain
3 7 (14.89%) Big Data
3 7 (14.89%) Data Lake
3 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) Appium
2 7 (14.89%) JUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Mockito
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) Android Studio
4 3 (6.38%) Gradle
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.28%) Advertising
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (19.15%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Tester
5 7 (14.89%) Android Developer
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
7 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
8 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) CSS
1 22 (46.81%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
5 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (19.15%) WPF
7 7 (14.89%) Android SDK
7 7 (14.89%) CSS3
7 7 (14.89%) HTML5
7 7 (14.89%) RxJava
8 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.51%) iOS SDK
9 4 (8.51%) Web Services
9 4 (8.51%) WinForms
10 2 (4.26%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.89%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) EMV
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Android
1 16 (34.04%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Android Development
3 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.66%) MVC
5 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Performance Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 10 (21.28%) Cryptography
6 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (21.28%) Online Security
6 10 (21.28%) Open Source
7 9 (19.15%) Front End Development
7 9 (19.15%) iOS Development
7 9 (19.15%) OO
7 9 (19.15%) OOD
7 9 (19.15%) Refactoring
7 9 (19.15%) SOLID
8 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 7 (14.89%) MVVM
8 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) C
4 10 (21.28%) C++
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) Objective-C
5 9 (19.15%) TypeScript
6 8 (17.02%) Python
7 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.28%) Master's Degree
3 9 (19.15%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Google
3 4 (8.51%) DevExpress
3 4 (8.51%) Sony
4 1 (2.13%) Telerik