The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey / Walton-on-Thames
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 41.18% 15.52% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.75% 15.65% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 3
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.27%  
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 Walton-on-Thames with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16 115 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 94.12% 99.14% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 115 70
Median salary £36,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.21% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Walton-on-Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 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 Walton-on-Thames

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Walton-on-Thames region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Solaris
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) VoIP
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 14 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 14 (100.00%) Automotive
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Time Management
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) InstallShield
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) Selenium
General
1 14 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 14 (100.00%) Automotive
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (78.57%) Test Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Solaris
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (100.00%) Time Management
1 14 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (85.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
1 14 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat