Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 415 369 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.67% 5.56% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 6.49% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 379 351 409
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £30,400 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.88%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5529 5686 7438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.85% 85.68% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4473 4758 6464
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Surrey

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Surrey

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Surrey

Test Automation
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 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
Reigate +7 97 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Woking +18 46 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Egham -8 28 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Guildford -7 24 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Redhill -7 24 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Leatherhead -4 23 £48,000 +1.05% 1
Godalming - 13 £45,000 -
Dorking - 13 £42,500 -
Staines +12 11 £37,500 -31.82%
Walton-on-Thames +13 9 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Cobham +9 9 £34,500 -44.80%
Chertsey -4 7 £38,500 -18.95%
Epsom - 6 £52,500 -
Farnham +4 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Camberley -15 3 £30,000 -
Virginia Water - 2 £52,500 -
Lightwater - 2 £28,000 -
Horley - 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 257 (61.93%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (40.48%) Finance
2 168 (40.48%) C#
3 147 (35.42%) SQL
4 144 (34.70%) Scrum
4 144 (34.70%) Selenium
5 140 (33.73%) SQL Server
6 137 (33.01%) Microsoft
7 104 (25.06%) TDD
8 99 (23.86%) .NET
8 99 (23.86%) QA
9 89 (21.45%) Java
10 83 (20.00%) Degree
10 83 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (18.80%) AngularJS
11 78 (18.80%) T-SQL
11 78 (18.80%) SDLC
12 77 (18.55%) JavaScript
13 75 (18.07%) NUnit
14 70 (16.87%) Git (software)
14 70 (16.87%) WebDriver
15 68 (16.39%) Unit Testing
16 66 (15.90%) Manual Testing
16 66 (15.90%) Test Strategy
17 62 (14.94%) OO
18 61 (14.70%) Python
19 60 (14.46%) ISTQB
20 59 (14.22%) Test Scripting
21 58 (13.98%) Acceptance Criteria
22 52 (12.53%) Visual Studio

Test Automation
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 33 (7.95%) CMS
2 30 (7.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (3.61%) JBoss
4 14 (3.37%) Confluence
5 9 (2.17%) Apache
6 8 (1.93%) Drupal
7 7 (1.69%) nginx
7 7 (1.69%) SAS
8 5 (1.20%) WordPress
9 4 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.72%) IIS
10 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.48%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.24%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Maximo
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.41%) Azure Machine Learning
4 5 (1.20%) Google Play
4 5 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Akamai
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.93%) VoIP
2 6 (1.45%) DVB
2 6 (1.45%) IPv4
2 6 (1.45%) IPv6
2 6 (1.45%) UPnP
3 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.48%) DHCP
4 2 (0.48%) DNS
4 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 2 (0.48%) Network Security
4 2 (0.48%) NGN
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (33.73%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (8.43%) Big Data
4 32 (7.71%) Data Lake
4 32 (7.71%) Power BI
4 32 (7.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (7.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.58%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.34%) MySQL
7 12 (2.89%) JasperReports
8 10 (2.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.41%) HDInsight
8 10 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.20%) Biml
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 144 (34.70%) Selenium
2 75 (18.07%) NUnit
3 70 (16.87%) Git (software)
3 70 (16.87%) WebDriver
4 52 (12.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (12.53%) Visual Studio
5 45 (10.84%) Jenkins
6 33 (7.95%) Subversion
7 30 (7.23%) JIRA
8 26 (6.27%) JMeter
9 25 (6.02%) JUnit
9 25 (6.02%) Protractor
10 20 (4.82%) Mockito
11 17 (4.10%) Maven
11 17 (4.10%) SpecFlow
12 14 (3.37%) Arquillian
12 14 (3.37%) Grunt
12 14 (3.37%) Jasmine
12 14 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 168 (40.48%) Finance
2 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.89%) Electronics
4 10 (2.41%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.41%) Automotive
4 10 (2.41%) Legal
5 9 (2.17%) Marketing
6 8 (1.93%) Banking
6 8 (1.93%) Publishing
7 6 (1.45%) Retail
8 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.72%) Military
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Billing
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (37.35%) Developer
2 85 (20.48%) Analyst
3 67 (16.14%) Tester
4 53 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 50 (12.05%) .NET Developer
6 49 (11.81%) Test Engineer
7 47 (11.33%) Senior Developer
8 42 (10.12%) SQL Developer
9 32 (7.71%) C# Developer
9 32 (7.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 28 (6.75%) Test Automation Engineer
11 27 (6.51%) Automation Tester
11 27 (6.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (6.02%) T-SQL Developer
13 24 (5.78%) SSIS Developer
13 24 (5.78%) SSRS Developer
14 23 (5.54%) Java Developer
15 22 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (5.30%) Senior Test Engineer
16 20 (4.82%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (23.86%) .NET
2 78 (18.80%) AngularJS
3 51 (12.29%) HTML
3 51 (12.29%) Web Services
4 42 (10.12%) CSS
5 36 (8.67%) ASP.NET
6 26 (6.27%) XML
7 25 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (5.54%) REST
8 23 (5.54%) RESTful
8 23 (5.54%) Spring
9 21 (5.06%) HTML5
10 20 (4.82%) jQuery
11 19 (4.58%) Java EE
12 18 (4.34%) React
13 17 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (3.37%) Angular 2
14 14 (3.37%) GWT
14 14 (3.37%) JSON
15 13 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.60%) Computer Science
2 37 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 8 (1.93%) User Experience
4 8 (1.93%) W3C
5 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.69%) Fintech
5 7 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.45%) MPEG
6 6 (1.45%) STB
6 6 (1.45%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.48%) EMV
9 2 (0.48%) iPad
9 2 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.08%) Linux
2 35 (8.43%) Unix
3 31 (7.47%) Windows
4 13 (3.13%) Android
4 13 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.93%) Solaris
7 6 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (61.93%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (34.70%) Scrum
3 104 (25.06%) TDD
4 83 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (18.80%) SDLC
6 68 (16.39%) Unit Testing
7 66 (15.90%) Manual Testing
7 66 (15.90%) Test Strategy
8 62 (14.94%) OO
9 59 (14.22%) Test Scripting
10 58 (13.98%) Acceptance Criteria
11 51 (12.29%) Regression Testing
12 48 (11.57%) Software Testing
13 46 (11.08%) Functional Testing
14 45 (10.84%) BDD
14 45 (10.84%) Software Engineering
15 44 (10.60%) MVC
16 43 (10.36%) Non-Functional Testing
17 42 (10.12%) Mentoring
18 41 (9.88%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 168 (40.48%) C#
2 147 (35.42%) SQL
3 89 (21.45%) Java
4 78 (18.80%) T-SQL
5 77 (18.55%) JavaScript
6 61 (14.70%) Python
7 39 (9.40%) PHP
8 30 (7.23%) C++
9 28 (6.75%) Ruby
10 21 (5.06%) C
11 20 (4.82%) PL/SQL
12 19 (4.58%) Perl
12 19 (4.58%) PowerShell
13 17 (4.10%) TypeScript
14 15 (3.61%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.41%) R
16 6 (1.45%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.45%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (20.00%) Degree
2 60 (14.46%) ISTQB
3 38 (9.16%) ISEB
4 17 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.17%) PMP
7 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) HND
8 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (23.86%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.20%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Kibana
4 2 (0.48%) logstash
4 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 137 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.19%) Sitecore
3 32 (7.71%) Oracle
4 11 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.41%) Hortonworks
6 9 (2.17%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.69%) Google
7 7 (1.69%) Talend
8 4 (0.96%) HP
8 4 (0.96%) VMware
9 3 (0.72%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.72%) ForgeRock
9 3 (0.72%) Infor
9 3 (0.72%) SAP
10 2 (0.48%) Apple
10 2 (0.48%) Mapbox
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe
11 1 (0.24%) IBM
11 1 (0.24%) Informatica
11 1 (0.24%) OpenText