Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 58 66
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 5.26% 2.99% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 3.45% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 17
Woking median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £35,450 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £38,750
Surrey median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% -10.53% -

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 Woking with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Woking
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 387 609 545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 81.47% 86.75% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 329 545 524
Woking median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,800 £27,500 £24,575
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
Surrey median annual salary £48,500 £45,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +6.59% -2.15% +3.33%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Woking.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Woking

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Woking

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Woking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Woking over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Woking region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Load Testing
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (28.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) QA
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (24.00%) TDD
8 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (20.00%) User Experience
9 5 (20.00%) SDLC
9 5 (20.00%) Gatling
9 5 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Use Case
9 5 (20.00%) Confluence
9 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (20.00%) OWASP

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Gatling
2 5 (20.00%) JMeter
2 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# GUI Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) GUI Developer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) ODBC
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Load Testing
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (20.00%) OWASP
8 5 (20.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.00%) Use Case
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) Release Management
10 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL
6 1 (4.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) REXX
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) ACF2
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) LexisNexis
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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