Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 14 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 6.05% 12.84% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 14.69% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 22
Woking median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £62,500 £57,500
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £45,500
% change year-on-year +1.52% +8.24% +7.06%

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 Woking with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Woking
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 233 320 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 93.95% 87.43% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 203 306 341
Woking median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,000
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Woking region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) WebdriverIO
6 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.67%) Polyspace
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) CANoe
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Polyspace
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Manual Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WebdriverIO
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft