The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 191 178
Rank change year-on-year +43 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 16 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.57% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.53% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 33
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -11.25%  

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 2717 4162 4394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.42% 97.68% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 3567 3650
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 30 March 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 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
Guildford +32 4 £37,500 -21.05%
Redhill +4 3 £45,000 -21.73%
Reigate +28 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Walton-on-Thames +10 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (40.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) JIRA
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) ISEB
5 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (30.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (20.00%) Confluence
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Retail
9 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
Surrey
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