The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 173 157
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.94% 1.04% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.20% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 59
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +12.67% -8.38%  

Automation 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 2334 3681 4074
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 84.20% 86.63% 86.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1866 3108 3417
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 £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Surrey

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Surrey

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Surrey

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 April 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 +27 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Walton-on-Thames +10 6 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Reigate +21 3 £47,500 -13.63%
Woking +2 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Staines -5 2 £43,750 - 1
Redhill -7 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Farnham - 2 £34,250 -
Automation Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 24 (55.81%) ISTQB
1 24 (55.81%) QA
2 22 (51.16%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) ISEB
3 21 (48.84%) Test Scripting
4 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) Selenium
6 17 (39.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (37.21%) Performance Testing
7 16 (37.21%) Regression Testing
7 16 (37.21%) C
8 15 (34.88%) C++
8 15 (34.88%) Degree
8 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
9 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
10 13 (30.23%) Python
11 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
11 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
11 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
11 11 (25.58%) BDD
12 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
12 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing
13 9 (20.93%) HP UFT
13 9 (20.93%) TDD
14 8 (18.60%) Online Security
14 8 (18.60%) Finance
14 8 (18.60%) Migration
14 8 (18.60%) Scrum
14 8 (18.60%) Linux
14 8 (18.60%) SQL

Automation 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 6 (13.95%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
1 8 (18.60%) Blockchain
1 8 (18.60%) Data Lake
1 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Selenium
2 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
2 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.93%) HP UFT
4 8 (18.60%) JIRA
5 6 (13.95%) InstallShield
6 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.98%) WebLOAD
8 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.33%) Introscope
9 1 (2.33%) JMeter
9 1 (2.33%) JUnit
9 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.95%) Automotive
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) QA Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) QA Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Java Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.33%) Behat
4 1 (2.33%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
1 8 (18.60%) Unix
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Test Scripting
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (37.21%) Performance Testing
4 16 (37.21%) Regression Testing
5 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
7 11 (25.58%) BDD
7 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
9 9 (20.93%) TDD
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (18.60%) Migration
10 8 (18.60%) Online Security
10 8 (18.60%) Open Source
10 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) C
3 15 (34.88%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) Python
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) Ruby
7 6 (13.95%) Perl
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.30%) C#
10 2 (4.65%) VB
10 2 (4.65%) VBScript
11 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.33%) ES6
11 1 (2.33%) Go
11 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) ISTQB
2 22 (51.16%) ISEB
3 15 (34.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.33%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
Staines, Middlesex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 6 days ago