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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 1.67% 2.93% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.32% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Median salary - £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
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 Woking with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Woking
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 241 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 81.67% 88.28% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 166 228 236
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) TestNG
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Gatling
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Gatling
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) TestNG
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) VB