The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reigate 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Surrey / Reigate
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 63 44
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reigate 8.51% 2.16% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 2.28% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +25.71%  
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 Reigate with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reigate
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 170 439 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 90.43% 95.02% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 157 433 292
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Reigate

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Reigate

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Reigate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Reigate over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Reigate

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Reigate region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) Automated Testing
3 23 (79.31%) Software Testing
4 21 (72.41%) ISTQB
4 21 (72.41%) Finance
4 21 (72.41%) ISEB
4 21 (72.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (72.41%) Test Strategy
5 20 (68.97%) Defect Management
6 15 (51.72%) Line Management
6 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
6 15 (51.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
6 15 (51.72%) System Testing
6 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
7 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) VB
9 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
10 8 (27.59%) HP UFT
10 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
10 8 (27.59%) Selenium
11 6 (20.69%) Subversion
11 6 (20.69%) TOWER Software
11 6 (20.69%) Scrum
11 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
11 6 (20.69%) QA
11 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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:

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) HP UFT
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.69%) TestComplete
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
3 4 (13.79%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Test Manager
2 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Software Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Automation Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) Automated Testing
3 23 (79.31%) Software Testing
4 21 (72.41%) Test Strategy
4 21 (72.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (68.97%) Defect Management
6 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
6 15 (51.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (51.72%) Line Management
6 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
6 15 (51.72%) System Testing
6 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
8 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
10 6 (20.69%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
10 6 (20.69%) SDLC
10 6 (20.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
1 10 (34.48%) VB
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) ISEB
1 21 (72.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) TOWER Software
2 5 (17.24%) HP
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