Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 382 335 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.44% 5.71% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 6.68% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 354 314 399
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 5,263 5,017 6,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.77% 85.45% 87.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,297 4,163 6,009
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +10 81 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Woking +21 69 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Leatherhead +4 36 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Guildford -19 31 £45,000 +17.65% 13
Egham +10 28 £55,000 - 1
Redhill 0 19 £41,250 -13.16% 3
Staines +11 10 £37,500 -30.23% 3
Dorking +10 9 £42,500 -10.53%
Cobham - 9 £34,500 - 1
Godalming - 9 £41,250 -
Chertsey -4 7 £38,500 -18.95%
Epsom - 6 £52,500 -
Farnham -10 5 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Virginia Water - 2 £52,500 -
Camberley -18 1 £30,000 - 3
Horley - 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £40,000 - 1
Lightwater - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 217 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (47.12%) Selenium
3 152 (39.79%) C#
4 139 (36.39%) SQL
5 123 (32.20%) Scrum
6 118 (30.89%) TDD
7 114 (29.84%) QA
8 103 (26.96%) AngularJS
9 101 (26.44%) SDLC
10 99 (25.92%) Java
11 94 (24.61%) SQL Server
12 91 (23.82%) Finance
13 90 (23.56%) Degree
14 89 (23.30%) Microsoft
15 77 (20.16%) Manual Testing
16 75 (19.63%) Git (software)
17 73 (19.11%) T-SQL
18 71 (18.59%) Visual Studio
18 71 (18.59%) WebDriver
18 71 (18.59%) Test Scripting
19 69 (18.06%) Unit Testing
19 69 (18.06%) JavaScript
20 59 (15.45%) Web Services
21 58 (15.18%) Acceptance Criteria
22 57 (14.92%) .NET
23 56 (14.66%) Test Strategy
24 55 (14.40%) OO
25 51 (13.35%) Python
25 51 (13.35%) Software Testing
25 51 (13.35%) Continuous Integration

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 16 (4.19%) Apache
2 15 (3.93%) Confluence
3 12 (3.14%) JBoss
3 12 (3.14%) nginx
4 11 (2.88%) Drupal
4 11 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.62%) SAS
6 8 (2.09%) CMS
7 6 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.31%) WordPress
9 4 (1.05%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.52%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Maximo
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.14%) SaaS
3 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.79%) IaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.52%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.52%) npm
6 1 (0.26%) Akamai
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.57%) DHCP
1 6 (1.57%) DNS
1 6 (1.57%) DVB
1 6 (1.57%) IPv4
1 6 (1.57%) IPv6
1 6 (1.57%) UPnP
2 2 (0.52%) VoIP
3 1 (0.26%) Network Security
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (24.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.28%) Oracle Database
3 20 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.97%) MySQL
5 14 (3.66%) Big Data
6 12 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.88%) JasperReports
8 9 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.83%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.83%) Power BI
9 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.52%) Infinispan
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 180 (47.12%) Selenium
2 75 (19.63%) Git (software)
3 71 (18.59%) Visual Studio
3 71 (18.59%) WebDriver
4 48 (12.57%) Jenkins
5 43 (11.26%) JIRA
6 33 (8.64%) NUnit
7 32 (8.38%) Subversion
8 28 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (6.81%) Protractor
10 25 (6.54%) JMeter
11 22 (5.76%) Cucumber
12 17 (4.45%) Eclipse
12 17 (4.45%) PyCharm
13 16 (4.19%) Maven
14 15 (3.93%) JUnit
14 15 (3.93%) SpecFlow
14 15 (3.93%) TestRail
15 14 (3.66%) Grunt
15 14 (3.66%) Jasmine
General
1 91 (23.82%) Finance
2 11 (2.88%) Marketing
3 10 (2.62%) Electronics
4 7 (1.83%) Legal
4 7 (1.83%) Retail
5 6 (1.57%) Automotive
5 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.31%) Banking
7 4 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Military
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (23.04%) Developer
2 86 (22.51%) Analyst
3 75 (19.63%) Tester
4 64 (16.75%) Test Engineer
5 54 (14.14%) Test Analyst
6 42 (10.99%) Test Automation Engineer
7 32 (8.38%) Automation Tester
8 31 (8.12%) Senior Developer
9 25 (6.54%) Test Automation Specialist
9 25 (6.54%) Test Specialist
10 24 (6.28%) Java Developer
10 24 (6.28%) Senior Test Engineer
11 22 (5.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 20 (5.24%) .NET Developer
13 19 (4.97%) Applications Engineer
13 19 (4.97%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (4.71%) Software Test Engineer
15 17 (4.45%) Business Analyst
16 16 (4.19%) C# Developer
16 16 (4.19%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (26.96%) AngularJS
2 59 (15.45%) Web Services
3 57 (14.92%) .NET
4 43 (11.26%) CSS
5 42 (10.99%) HTML
6 25 (6.54%) REST
7 24 (6.28%) ASP.NET
7 24 (6.28%) Java EE
7 24 (6.28%) jQuery
8 23 (6.02%) Spring
9 22 (5.76%) RESTful
9 22 (5.76%) XML
10 20 (5.24%) Ajax
11 19 (4.97%) J2EE
12 17 (4.45%) HTML5
13 16 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (3.93%) Node.js
14 15 (3.93%) React
14 15 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (3.66%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.19%) User Experience
4 15 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.09%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.09%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.09%) W3C
6 7 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.57%) MPEG
7 6 (1.57%) STB
7 6 (1.57%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.52%) Linux
2 36 (9.42%) Unix
3 16 (4.19%) Windows
4 9 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.31%) Android
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Solaris
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (32.20%) Scrum
3 118 (30.89%) TDD
4 101 (26.44%) SDLC
5 77 (20.16%) Manual Testing
6 71 (18.59%) Test Scripting
7 69 (18.06%) Unit Testing
8 58 (15.18%) Acceptance Criteria
9 56 (14.66%) Test Strategy
10 55 (14.40%) OO
11 51 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (13.35%) Software Testing
12 44 (11.52%) MVC
13 39 (10.21%) BDD
14 35 (9.16%) Regression Testing
14 35 (9.16%) Software Engineering
14 35 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (8.64%) Non-Functional Testing
16 31 (8.12%) Functional Testing
17 30 (7.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 152 (39.79%) C#
2 139 (36.39%) SQL
3 99 (25.92%) Java
4 73 (19.11%) T-SQL
5 69 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 51 (13.35%) Python
7 47 (12.30%) PHP
8 38 (9.95%) Ruby
9 20 (5.24%) PL/SQL
10 19 (4.97%) C++
11 16 (4.19%) TypeScript
12 15 (3.93%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.88%) Perl
14 10 (2.62%) C
15 8 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 6 (1.57%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.57%) Embedded C++
17 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 90 (23.56%) Degree
2 36 (9.42%) ISTQB
3 30 (7.85%) ISEB
4 22 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.62%) PMP
6 9 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.09%) SANS
8 7 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.79%) HND
12 1 (0.26%) CEH
12 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) GPEN
12 1 (0.26%) GWAPT
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (29.84%) QA
2 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.79%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.62%) Puppet
2 8 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 89 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.95%) Oracle
3 10 (2.62%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.62%) Sitecore
3 10 (2.62%) Talend
4 8 (2.09%) Dynatrace
4 8 (2.09%) TOWER Software
5 4 (1.05%) VMware
6 3 (0.79%) ForgeRock
6 3 (0.79%) Infor
6 3 (0.79%) SAP
7 2 (0.52%) Apple
7 2 (0.52%) Google
7 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.52%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe
8 1 (0.26%) Informatica
8 1 (0.26%) OpenText
8 1 (0.26%) Tableau