Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 65 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 20 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.82% 2.50% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.94% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 68
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £30,950
90th Percentile £62,000 £52,500 £55,000
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 748 681 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 87.79% 85.13% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 663 621 985
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (29.17%) RESTful
4 7 (29.17%) QA
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) JMeter
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) MySQL
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Subversion
5 6 (25.00%) Maven
5 6 (25.00%) JIRA
5 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.83%) OOD
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) JUnit
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Content Management Server
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) JasperReports
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.17%) Blockchain
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (29.17%) JMeter
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 6 (25.00%) Maven
4 6 (25.00%) Subversion
4 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (16.67%) JUnit
5 4 (16.67%) Mockito
6 3 (12.50%) Arquillian
6 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (12.50%) PHPUnit
7 2 (8.33%) CocoaPods
7 2 (8.33%) Xcode
8 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
8 1 (4.17%) Appium
8 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Junior
4 3 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) RESTful
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) Behat
5 3 (12.50%) GWT
5 3 (12.50%) Java EE
5 3 (12.50%) phpspec
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) OOD
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Android Development
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.17%) HND
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kibana
1 1 (4.17%) logstash
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Telerik
3 1 (4.17%) VMware