Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 35 48
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 383 408 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 7.71% 6.63% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 7.33% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 357 373 345
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £32,300 £30,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £60,000 £65,750
South East median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.11% - +4.65%

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 4,490 5,569 5,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 90.38% 90.46% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,769 4,511 4,887
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 +3 122 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Guildford +23 42 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Leatherhead +14 37 £49,000 +2.08% 6
Woking +4 29 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Farnham -6 16 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Epsom +9 12 £58,250 +10.95% 3
Camberley +12 6 £67,500 +125.00% 4
Godalming -6 6 £58,750 +30.56%
Redhill -7 6 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Horley - 6 £57,500 -
Chertsey +1 5 £50,000 +29.87%
Weybridge - 5 £55,000 - 1
Staines +8 4 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Dorking -1 3 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Egham +11 2 £32,500 -40.91%
Cobham +4 2 £47,500 +37.68%
Haslemere - 2 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 290 (75.72%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (50.91%) C#
3 145 (37.86%) Finance
4 142 (37.08%) Scrum
5 141 (36.81%) QA
6 133 (34.73%) .NET
7 113 (29.50%) Visual Studio
8 103 (26.89%) SQL
8 103 (26.89%) Selenium
9 102 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (25.85%) Microsoft
11 88 (22.98%) Software Engineering
12 80 (20.89%) JavaScript
13 79 (20.63%) Unit Testing
14 75 (19.58%) JIRA
15 73 (19.06%) Git (software)
16 69 (18.02%) MSTest
16 69 (18.02%) Ranorex
17 68 (17.75%) Java
18 64 (16.71%) SQL Server
18 64 (16.71%) Defect Management
18 64 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 60 (15.67%) OO
19 60 (15.67%) Test Strategy
20 58 (15.14%) HP Quality Center
20 58 (15.14%) HTML
21 57 (14.88%) AngularJS
22 55 (14.36%) MVC
23 52 (13.58%) User Stories
23 52 (13.58%) Mentoring

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 31 (8.09%) Confluence
2 9 (2.35%) Apache
3 5 (1.31%) CMS
3 5 (1.31%) ExpressionEngine
3 5 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.31%) WordPress
4 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.04%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) CICS
5 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.26%) SAS
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.18%) SaaS
4 4 (1.04%) Lucidchart
4 4 (1.04%) NuGet
4 4 (1.04%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.78%) Serverless
5 3 (0.78%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.52%) Google Play
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) GSM
2 1 (0.26%) LTE
2 1 (0.26%) SMS
2 1 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.92%) Big Data
4 14 (3.66%) Data Lake
4 14 (3.66%) Power BI
4 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.83%) MySQL
7 7 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 113 (29.50%) Visual Studio
2 103 (26.89%) Selenium
3 75 (19.58%) JIRA
4 73 (19.06%) Git (software)
5 69 (18.02%) MSTest
5 69 (18.02%) Ranorex
6 51 (13.32%) Moq
6 51 (13.32%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 39 (10.18%) WebDriver
8 35 (9.14%) Jenkins
9 28 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (6.79%) SpecFlow
11 25 (6.53%) NUnit
12 22 (5.74%) Cucumber
13 21 (5.48%) SoapUI
14 20 (5.22%) HP UFT
15 16 (4.18%) Bitbucket
15 16 (4.18%) JMeter
16 12 (3.13%) Axure RP
17 11 (2.87%) JUnit
General
1 145 (37.86%) Finance
2 6 (1.57%) Marketing
2 6 (1.57%) Retail
3 5 (1.31%) Advertising
4 4 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (0.78%) Front Office
5 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (40.47%) Developer
2 67 (17.49%) Tester
3 61 (15.93%) QA Engineer
4 53 (13.84%) Automation Tester
5 50 (13.05%) Analyst
6 45 (11.75%) C# Developer
7 44 (11.49%) Test Engineer
8 43 (11.23%) Test Analyst
9 41 (10.70%) Developer in Test
10 38 (9.92%) QA Leader
11 31 (8.09%) QA Test Engineer
12 30 (7.83%) .NET Developer
12 30 (7.83%) Test Manager
13 29 (7.57%) Software Developer
14 27 (7.05%) Senior Developer
15 24 (6.27%) Test Automation Developer
16 23 (6.01%) .NET Software Developer
16 23 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
16 23 (6.01%) C# Software Developer
17 21 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (34.73%) .NET
2 58 (15.14%) HTML
3 57 (14.88%) AngularJS
4 50 (13.05%) CSS
5 48 (12.53%) Velocity
6 46 (12.01%) ASP.NET
7 44 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 42 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (10.44%) Web Services
10 29 (7.57%) .NET Framework
11 27 (7.05%) jQuery
12 26 (6.79%) WinForms
13 25 (6.53%) WCF
13 25 (6.53%) XML
14 24 (6.27%) Gherkin
14 24 (6.27%) SOAP
15 22 (5.74%) WPF
16 20 (5.22%) REST
16 20 (5.22%) Sass
17 16 (4.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.62%) Reinsurance
1 33 (8.62%) User Experience
2 26 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (6.01%) Algorithms
4 20 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.87%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.57%) W3C
9 5 (1.31%) Derivative
9 5 (1.31%) EPoS
9 5 (1.31%) Fintech
9 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.52%) EMV
11 2 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.97%) Linux
2 22 (5.74%) Windows
3 16 (4.18%) Unix
4 11 (2.87%) Android
5 10 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.31%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (75.72%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (37.08%) Scrum
3 102 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (22.98%) Software Engineering
5 79 (20.63%) Unit Testing
6 64 (16.71%) Defect Management
7 60 (15.67%) OO
7 60 (15.67%) Test Strategy
8 55 (14.36%) MVC
9 52 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 52 (13.58%) Refactoring
9 52 (13.58%) User Stories
10 50 (13.05%) SDLC
11 44 (11.49%) TDD
12 43 (11.23%) Acceptance Criteria
13 41 (10.70%) Non-Functional Testing
14 38 (9.92%) SOLID
14 38 (9.92%) Test Scripting
15 37 (9.66%) BDD
16 35 (9.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (50.91%) C#
2 103 (26.89%) SQL
3 80 (20.89%) JavaScript
4 68 (17.75%) Java
5 36 (9.40%) Python
6 29 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.74%) C++
8 20 (5.22%) PHP
9 17 (4.44%) Ruby
10 12 (3.13%) C
10 12 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.35%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.57%) ES6
14 6 (1.57%) Groovy
15 5 (1.31%) Perl
15 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (9.92%) ISEB
2 30 (7.83%) Degree
2 30 (7.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.09%) PMP
5 7 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (36.81%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (4.70%) Docker
2 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) LXC
3 4 (1.04%) Varnish
4 1 (0.26%) ACF2
4 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 58 (15.14%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.35%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.57%) Puppet
4 4 (1.04%) Nagios
5 3 (0.78%) Ansible
5 3 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.26%) Kibana
6 1 (0.26%) logstash
6 1 (0.26%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 99 (25.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.01%) Oracle
3 10 (2.61%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.31%) Google
4 5 (1.31%) HP
5 3 (0.78%) Hortonworks
5 3 (0.78%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.26%) IBM
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.26%) Splunk