Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 39 55
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 33 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 9.43% 5.06% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.79% 6.15% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 22
Woking median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

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 280 390 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 80.00% 82.28% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 258 333 544
Woking median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,000 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Selenium
3 12 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
6 9 (27.27%) C#
6 9 (27.27%) User Experience
6 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
7 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) Web Design
8 6 (18.18%) System Testing
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (18.18%) Axure RP
8 6 (18.18%) Sass
8 6 (18.18%) LESS
8 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (18.18%) Ethnography

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:

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (18.18%) Axure RP
4 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.09%) JUnit
6 3 (9.09%) TestRail
6 3 (9.09%) WATIR
7 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
7 2 (6.06%) JMeter
7 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.03%) NUnit
8 1 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (18.18%) Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate Test Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) jQuery
1 6 (18.18%) LESS
1 6 (18.18%) Sass
1 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (21.21%) SDLC
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (18.18%) Ethnographic Research
6 6 (18.18%) Ethnography
6 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 6 (18.18%) Prototyping
6 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (18.18%) System Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Web Design
6 6 (18.18%) Wireframes
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) Time Management
8 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) ACF2
1 1 (3.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) HP