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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 152 94
Rank change year-on-year +36 -58  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 49 65 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.74% 1.54% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.75% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 118
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £29,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 2344 3708 3959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 83.09% 87.85% 87.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 3156 3308
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 £68,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Reigate +34 16 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Walton-on-Thames +4 7 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Woking +4 4 - -
Redhill 0 3 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Leatherhead -2 2 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Staines - 2 £52,500 -
Farnham - 2 £37,500 -
Dorking -2 1 £42,500 -8.10%
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 75 (72.82%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.49%) Finance
3 47 (45.63%) Software Testing
4 46 (44.66%) Selenium
5 44 (42.72%) ISEB
6 43 (41.75%) Java
6 43 (41.75%) ISTQB
7 42 (40.78%) Test Strategy
8 37 (35.92%) Defect Management
9 35 (33.98%) Automated Testing
10 33 (32.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (32.04%) QA
10 33 (32.04%) C#
11 31 (30.10%) HP UFT
11 31 (30.10%) Regression Testing
12 28 (27.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
13 21 (20.39%) Scrum
13 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
13 21 (20.39%) JIRA
14 19 (18.45%) Python
14 19 (18.45%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (17.48%) SDLC
15 18 (17.48%) VB
15 18 (17.48%) System Testing
15 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
16 17 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (16.50%) Manual Testing
16 17 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (16.50%) C++

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 4 (3.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) Drupal
3 1 (0.97%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (44.66%) Selenium
2 31 (30.10%) HP UFT
3 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
3 21 (20.39%) JIRA
4 17 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (12.62%) JUnit
6 10 (9.71%) NUnit
6 10 (9.71%) TestNG
7 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
8 8 (7.77%) LoadRunner
8 8 (7.77%) SoapUI
8 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
9 7 (6.80%) InstallShield
10 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.83%) Subversion
10 6 (5.83%) TestComplete
10 6 (5.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.85%) SpecFlow
12 4 (3.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 52 (50.49%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Aerospace
2 7 (6.80%) Automotive
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (41.75%) Analyst
2 37 (35.92%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) Test Engineer
5 15 (14.56%) Test Manager
5 15 (14.56%) Tester
6 14 (13.59%) Test Leader
7 12 (11.65%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Automation Tester
9 9 (8.74%) Java Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (8.74%) Software Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) Manual Test Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) Software Tester
11 7 (6.80%) QA Tester
11 7 (6.80%) Quality Engineer
12 6 (5.83%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) XML
2 11 (10.68%) Web Services
3 9 (8.74%) .NET
4 8 (7.77%) HTML
5 4 (3.88%) REST
6 3 (2.91%) CSS
6 3 (2.91%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.91%) jQuery
6 3 (2.91%) WCF
7 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) User Experience
2 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Unix
2 8 (7.77%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Solaris
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.63%) Software Testing
3 42 (40.78%) Test Strategy
4 37 (35.92%) Defect Management
5 35 (33.98%) Automated Testing
6 33 (32.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (30.10%) Regression Testing
8 28 (27.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (20.39%) Scrum
9 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
10 19 (18.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (17.48%) SDLC
11 18 (17.48%) System Testing
11 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
12 17 (16.50%) Configuration Management
12 17 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (16.50%) Manual Testing
12 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
13 15 (14.56%) Automation Testing
13 15 (14.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.75%) Java
2 33 (32.04%) C#
3 19 (18.45%) Python
4 18 (17.48%) VB
5 17 (16.50%) C++
6 16 (15.53%) SQL
7 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.71%) Ruby
8 7 (6.80%) C
8 7 (6.80%) Perl
9 6 (5.83%) Groovy
10 5 (4.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (42.72%) ISEB
2 43 (41.75%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.62%) Degree
4 10 (9.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) HP
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) TOWER Software
4 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago