Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Automation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

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

Automation QA Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 285 308
Rank change year-on-year +55 +23 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 4 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.071% 0.16% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% -2.38% +10.53%
10th Percentile £34,750 £41,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,625 £65,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -

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 5463 7284 8607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.62% 97.33% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4469 6159 7273
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

QA Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Automation Engineer in Surrey

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for QA Automation Engineer in Surrey

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Automation Engineer in Surrey

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £35,000 -
QA Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, QA Automation Engineer 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 QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (50.00%) NGN
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

QA Automation Engineer 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NGN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat