The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 33 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staines 1.47% 1.64% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.70% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £39,200
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 Staines with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staines
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 132 176 282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 97.06% 96.17% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 114 255
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +22.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 Staines

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Staines

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Staines

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staines region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Cognizant
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) React
3 4 (50.00%) React Native
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) QA Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS3
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) React
1 4 (50.00%) React Native
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (37.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cognizant