The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 172 144
Rank change year-on-year +60 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 52 41 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.85% 0.96% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.10% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 62
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2341 3734 3944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 83.07% 87.63% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 3175 3309
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Surrey

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Surrey.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Surrey

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Surrey over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Surrey

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +45 19 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Guildford +39 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Leatherhead - 4 £41,250 - 1
Woking +8 2 - -
Farnham - 2 £38,000 - 1
Godalming - 2 £40,000 -
Redhill +4 1 £36,500 +4.28%
Dorking 0 1 £42,500 +97.67%
Automated Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 89 (73.55%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (46.28%) SQL
3 51 (42.15%) C#
4 47 (38.84%) SQL Server
5 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
6 40 (33.06%) Unit Testing
7 39 (32.23%) TDD
8 38 (31.40%) Windows
9 37 (30.58%) Software Testing
9 37 (30.58%) ISTQB
10 36 (29.75%) .NET
11 35 (28.93%) Test Automation
12 32 (26.45%) Test Strategy
12 32 (26.45%) HTML
13 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (25.62%) Entity Framework
14 30 (24.79%) ISEB
15 29 (23.97%) Web Services
15 29 (23.97%) Finance
15 29 (23.97%) .NET Framework
16 28 (23.14%) WCF
16 28 (23.14%) REST
17 27 (22.31%) SOLID
17 27 (22.31%) CSS
17 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
18 26 (21.49%) Blog
18 26 (21.49%) Selenium
18 26 (21.49%) Scrum
18 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (21.49%) Manual Testing

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 19 (15.70%) IIS
2 17 (14.05%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
1 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.01%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (14.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (14.05%) Couchbase
3 17 (14.05%) CouchDB
3 17 (14.05%) Event Store
3 17 (14.05%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.05%) RavenDB
3 17 (14.05%) Redis
4 4 (3.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Selenium
2 22 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.36%) TeamCity
4 17 (14.05%) JSUnit
5 15 (12.40%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.40%) Visual Studio
6 11 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
8 8 (6.61%) HP UFT
8 8 (6.61%) Subversion
9 7 (5.79%) NUnit
10 6 (4.96%) TestComplete
10 6 (4.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.31%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.31%) MSTest
11 4 (3.31%) Protractor
11 4 (3.31%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.65%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.65%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 29 (23.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 4 (3.31%) Advertising
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) .NET Developer
3 30 (24.79%) Analyst
4 29 (23.97%) Test Analyst
5 26 (21.49%) C# Developer
6 25 (20.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Test Manager
8 15 (12.40%) Test Engineer
9 14 (11.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (11.57%) Senior Developer
9 14 (11.57%) Tester
10 13 (10.74%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (10.74%) Software Tester
11 11 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
11 11 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
11 11 (9.09%) Agile Developer
12 9 (7.44%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (7.44%) Senior Test Analyst
13 8 (6.61%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (6.61%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.75%) .NET
2 32 (26.45%) HTML
3 31 (25.62%) Entity Framework
4 29 (23.97%) .NET Framework
4 29 (23.97%) Web Services
5 28 (23.14%) REST
5 28 (23.14%) WCF
6 27 (22.31%) CSS
7 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (19.83%) AngularJS
9 21 (17.36%) HTML5
10 17 (14.05%) Durandal
10 17 (14.05%) LESS
10 17 (14.05%) MSMQ
10 17 (14.05%) Reactive Extensions
10 17 (14.05%) RxJS
11 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (3.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Blog
2 20 (16.53%) User Experience
3 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.79%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (4.96%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.65%) W3C
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) Windows Server
2 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (10.74%) Linux
4 4 (3.31%) Android
4 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.31%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (73.55%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.06%) Unit Testing
3 39 (32.23%) TDD
4 37 (30.58%) Software Testing
5 35 (28.93%) Test Automation
6 32 (26.45%) Test Strategy
7 27 (22.31%) SOLID
8 26 (21.49%) Manual Testing
8 26 (21.49%) Scrum
9 24 (19.83%) Configuration Management
9 24 (19.83%) Regression Testing
10 23 (19.01%) DevOps
10 23 (19.01%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (18.18%) System Testing
12 21 (17.36%) Defect Management
12 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (15.70%) SOA
14 18 (14.88%) Infrastructure Management
14 18 (14.88%) Mentoring
14 18 (14.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) SQL
2 51 (42.15%) C#
3 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.83%) T-SQL
5 19 (15.70%) PowerShell
6 18 (14.88%) Java
7 14 (11.57%) VB
8 11 (9.09%) C++
9 10 (8.26%) Python
10 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.96%) Ruby
12 5 (4.13%) VBScript
13 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.31%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.31%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) ISTQB
2 30 (24.79%) ISEB
3 21 (17.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.66%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) Puppet
2 19 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) HP
3 6 (4.96%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.31%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.65%) LexisNexis
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle
5 2 (1.65%) VMware
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