Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 36 50
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 66 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 15.68% 6.90% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.84% 7.98% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 65 38 26
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £43,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £59,125 £46,125
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 370 489 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 87.89% 86.55% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 332 441 517
Woking median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,400
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £58,500
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 48 (72.73%) Selenium
1 48 (72.73%) SDLC
2 46 (69.70%) TDD
3 40 (60.61%) C#
4 37 (56.06%) QA
5 36 (54.55%) Test Scripting
6 34 (51.52%) SQL
7 32 (48.48%) Visual Studio
7 32 (48.48%) AngularJS
8 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
9 30 (45.45%) T-SQL
10 27 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (28.79%) Unit Testing
12 16 (24.24%) Manual Testing
13 15 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
14 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.15%) Scrum
15 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
16 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (12.12%) User Experience
16 8 (12.12%) JIRA
17 7 (10.61%) WATIR
17 7 (10.61%) Ruby
17 7 (10.61%) TestRail
17 7 (10.61%) System Testing
17 7 (10.61%) Kanban
18 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
18 6 (9.09%) Bitbucket
18 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
18 6 (9.09%) Scenario 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (72.73%) Selenium
2 32 (48.48%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
4 7 (10.61%) TestRail
4 7 (10.61%) WATIR
5 6 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.03%) Bower
6 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.03%) gulp
6 2 (3.03%) Protractor
6 2 (3.03%) webpack
7 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
1 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Test Automation Specialist
1 24 (36.36%) Test Specialist
2 17 (25.76%) Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Tester
5 10 (15.15%) Test Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Developer
9 3 (4.55%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.03%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.06%) RESTful
3 3 (4.55%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.03%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 2 (3.03%) Sass
4 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) SDLC
2 46 (69.70%) TDD
3 36 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 19 (28.79%) Unit Testing
5 16 (24.24%) Manual Testing
6 15 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.15%) Scrum
8 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
9 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Kanban
10 7 (10.61%) System Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Web Development
12 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
12 3 (4.55%) BDD
12 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) C#
2 34 (51.52%) SQL
3 30 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.61%) Ruby
5 3 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) ISEB
1 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (56.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Infor
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft