Period
to 18 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 45 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 409 367 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.63% 5.49% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 6.41% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 373 349 412
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £30,100 £32,500 £30,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.17%

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 5489 5727 7504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.95% 85.73% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 4795 6516
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 £68,750 £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 18 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 18 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 99 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Woking +20 41 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Egham -7 27 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Guildford +2 24 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Redhill -11 24 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Leatherhead -6 22 £48,000 +1.05%
Godalming - 13 £45,000 -
Dorking - 12 £41,250 -
Staines +20 11 £37,500 -
Walton-on-Thames +14 9 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Cobham +9 9 £34,500 -44.80%
Chertsey 0 7 £38,500 -18.95%
Epsom - 6 £52,500 -
Farnham +8 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Camberley -10 3 £30,000 -
Lightwater - 2 £28,000 -
Virginia Water - 2 £52,500 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 258 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (41.56%) Finance
3 169 (41.32%) C#
4 144 (35.21%) SQL
5 143 (34.96%) Scrum
6 139 (33.99%) SQL Server
7 138 (33.74%) Selenium
8 136 (33.25%) Microsoft
9 103 (25.18%) TDD
10 98 (23.96%) .NET
11 96 (23.47%) QA
12 88 (21.52%) Java
13 83 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (19.80%) Degree
15 79 (19.32%) JavaScript
16 78 (19.07%) AngularJS
17 77 (18.83%) T-SQL
18 75 (18.34%) NUnit
18 75 (18.34%) SDLC
19 70 (17.11%) WebDriver
20 69 (16.87%) Git (software)
21 68 (16.63%) Unit Testing
22 65 (15.89%) Test Strategy
23 64 (15.65%) Manual Testing
23 64 (15.65%) OO
24 61 (14.91%) ISTQB
25 60 (14.67%) Python
26 56 (13.69%) Acceptance Criteria
27 55 (13.45%) Test Scripting
28 52 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server

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 (8.07%) CMS
2 30 (7.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (3.42%) Confluence
3 14 (3.42%) JBoss
4 8 (1.96%) Apache
5 7 (1.71%) Drupal
5 7 (1.71%) SAS
6 6 (1.47%) nginx
7 4 (0.98%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.98%) WordPress
8 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.49%) Content Management Server
9 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.49%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.24%) Kentico
10 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.44%) Azure Machine Learning
4 5 (1.22%) Google Play
5 3 (0.73%) SaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.96%) VoIP
2 6 (1.47%) DVB
2 6 (1.47%) IPv4
2 6 (1.47%) IPv6
2 6 (1.47%) UPnP
3 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.49%) DHCP
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) Firewall
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) Network Security
4 2 (0.49%) NGN
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (33.99%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (8.56%) Big Data
4 33 (8.07%) Data Lake
4 33 (8.07%) Power BI
4 33 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.40%) MySQL
7 12 (2.93%) JasperReports
8 10 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.44%) HDInsight
8 10 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.22%) Biml
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 138 (33.74%) Selenium
2 75 (18.34%) NUnit
3 70 (17.11%) WebDriver
4 69 (16.87%) Git (software)
5 52 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (12.22%) Visual Studio
7 44 (10.76%) Jenkins
8 32 (7.82%) Subversion
9 29 (7.09%) JIRA
10 26 (6.36%) JMeter
11 25 (6.11%) JUnit
12 24 (5.87%) Protractor
13 20 (4.89%) Mockito
14 17 (4.16%) Maven
15 16 (3.91%) SpecFlow
16 14 (3.42%) Arquillian
16 14 (3.42%) Grunt
16 14 (3.42%) Jasmine
16 14 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 170 (41.56%) Finance
2 14 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.93%) Electronics
4 10 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.44%) Legal
5 9 (2.20%) Automotive
6 8 (1.96%) Banking
6 8 (1.96%) Publishing
7 6 (1.47%) Marketing
7 6 (1.47%) Retail
8 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.73%) Military
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (38.88%) Developer
2 80 (19.56%) Analyst
3 62 (15.16%) Tester
4 51 (12.47%) .NET Developer
5 50 (12.22%) Test Analyst
5 50 (12.22%) Test Engineer
6 48 (11.74%) Senior Developer
7 43 (10.51%) SQL Developer
8 33 (8.07%) C# Developer
8 33 (8.07%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 29 (7.09%) Test Automation Engineer
10 27 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (6.36%) T-SQL Developer
12 25 (6.11%) Java Developer
12 25 (6.11%) SSIS Developer
12 25 (6.11%) SSRS Developer
13 24 (5.87%) Automation Tester
14 23 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (5.38%) Senior Test Engineer
16 21 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (23.96%) .NET
2 78 (19.07%) AngularJS
3 51 (12.47%) HTML
4 50 (12.22%) Web Services
5 41 (10.02%) CSS
6 36 (8.80%) ASP.NET
7 26 (6.36%) XML
8 25 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (5.87%) REST
9 24 (5.87%) Spring
10 22 (5.38%) RESTful
11 20 (4.89%) HTML5
11 20 (4.89%) jQuery
12 19 (4.65%) Java EE
13 18 (4.40%) React
14 17 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (3.42%) Angular 2
15 14 (3.42%) GWT
15 14 (3.42%) JSON
16 13 (3.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.76%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 8 (1.96%) User Experience
4 8 (1.96%) W3C
5 7 (1.71%) Fintech
6 6 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.47%) MPEG
6 6 (1.47%) STB
6 6 (1.47%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.49%) EMV
9 2 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.00%) Linux
2 35 (8.56%) Unix
3 30 (7.33%) Windows
4 12 (2.93%) Android
4 12 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.96%) Solaris
7 6 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (34.96%) Scrum
3 103 (25.18%) TDD
4 83 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (18.34%) SDLC
6 68 (16.63%) Unit Testing
7 65 (15.89%) Test Strategy
8 64 (15.65%) Manual Testing
8 64 (15.65%) OO
9 56 (13.69%) Acceptance Criteria
10 55 (13.45%) Test Scripting
11 50 (12.22%) Regression Testing
12 49 (11.98%) Software Testing
13 45 (11.00%) BDD
13 45 (11.00%) Functional Testing
13 45 (11.00%) Software Engineering
14 44 (10.76%) MVC
15 43 (10.51%) Mentoring
15 43 (10.51%) Non-Functional Testing
16 41 (10.02%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 169 (41.32%) C#
2 144 (35.21%) SQL
3 88 (21.52%) Java
4 79 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 77 (18.83%) T-SQL
6 60 (14.67%) Python
7 37 (9.05%) PHP
8 30 (7.33%) C++
9 26 (6.36%) Ruby
10 21 (5.13%) C
11 20 (4.89%) PL/SQL
12 18 (4.40%) Perl
13 17 (4.16%) PowerShell
13 17 (4.16%) TypeScript
14 15 (3.67%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.44%) R
16 6 (1.47%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.47%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 81 (19.80%) Degree
2 61 (14.91%) ISTQB
3 38 (9.29%) ISEB
4 17 (4.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.96%) PMP
7 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.73%) HND
8 3 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.73%) 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 96 (23.47%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.49%) Kibana
4 2 (0.49%) logstash
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 136 (33.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.07%) Sitecore
3 32 (7.82%) Oracle
4 11 (2.69%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.44%) Hortonworks
6 9 (2.20%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.71%) Talend
8 6 (1.47%) Google
9 4 (0.98%) HP
9 4 (0.98%) VMware
10 3 (0.73%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.73%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.73%) SAP
11 2 (0.49%) Apple
11 2 (0.49%) Infor
12 1 (0.24%) IBM
12 1 (0.24%) Informatica
12 1 (0.24%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.24%) Tableau
12 1 (0.24%) Telerik