Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 240 282
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.40% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 22
Surrey median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,625 £29,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6008 6415 8413
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.48% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4916 5448 7303
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +16 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Reigate -36 5 £39,500 -12.22%
Woking +24 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Redhill - 2 £35,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £39,250 -
Dorking - 1 £42,500 -
Godalming - 1 £32,500 -
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -
Automation Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (40.00%) QA
6 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) BDD
8 8 (32.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (28.00%) JMeter
9 7 (28.00%) .NET
9 7 (28.00%) Java
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) PHP
10 6 (24.00%) Web Services
10 6 (24.00%) Python
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) Ruby
10 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (20.00%) Protractor
11 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Open Source

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (28.00%) JMeter
5 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (20.00%) Protractor
6 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
8 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.00%) Gatling
9 1 (4.00%) JIRA
9 1 (4.00%) JUnit
9 1 (4.00%) NUnit
9 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
9 1 (4.00%) TestNG
9 1 (4.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) Laravel
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Mapbox