The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 156 200 205
Rank change year-on-year +44 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 13 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.47% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 12
Median salary £51,250 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.42% -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 2686 4053 4351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 3473 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Surrey

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Surrey

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Surrey

Test 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 Test Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 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
Walton-on-Thames +13 4 £36,750 +16.66%
Staines - 2 £52,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) QA
4 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
5 11 (57.89%) Ruby
6 10 (52.63%) Python
7 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
8 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
9 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
9 7 (36.84%) BDD
9 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
10 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
10 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Retail
10 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
10 6 (31.58%) Workflow
10 6 (31.58%) Scrum
11 5 (26.32%) Finance
11 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
11 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
11 5 (26.32%) Degree
11 5 (26.32%) JIRA
11 5 (26.32%) Time Management
11 5 (26.32%) DevOps
11 5 (26.32%) Confluence
11 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (26.32%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
3 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
3 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) InstallShield
4 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
5 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
3 4 (21.05%) Automotive
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
5 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Workflow
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Time Management
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
3 10 (52.63%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
Egham, Surrey
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