The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
South East > Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 170 211
Rank change year-on-year +15 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.18% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.79% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 10
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -11.76%  
10th Percentile £39,350 £29,750 £31,475
90th Percentile £54,250 £47,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2625 3558 4556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.76% 97.11% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9548 14903 20158
Surrey median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Surrey

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Surrey

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Surrey

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -10 2 £47,250 +5.00%
Redhill -6 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -
Woking - 1 - -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Selenium
3 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
4 10 (47.62%) QA
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) ISEB
5 9 (42.86%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
8 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 6 (28.57%) Scrum
8 6 (28.57%) Java
9 5 (23.81%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (19.05%) DevOps
10 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (19.05%) Confluence
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Retail
10 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
10 4 (19.05%) HP UFT
10 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) HP UFT
4 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
5 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.52%) NUnit
6 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.76%) Gatling
7 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
7 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) QA Automation
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat