Period
to 23 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 70 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 16.99% 6.83% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.44% 7.88% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 29
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +31.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £49,000 £58,750 £48,300
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +9.41%

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 360 482 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 87.38% 86.69% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 323 434 512
Woking median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,275
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £59,750
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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 52 (74.29%) Selenium
2 51 (72.86%) SDLC
3 50 (71.43%) TDD
4 43 (61.43%) C#
5 40 (57.14%) QA
6 39 (55.71%) Test Scripting
7 36 (51.43%) SQL
8 34 (48.57%) Visual Studio
8 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
9 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
10 32 (45.71%) T-SQL
11 29 (41.43%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (30.00%) Unit Testing
13 18 (25.71%) Manual Testing
14 17 (24.29%) Acceptance Criteria
15 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
16 10 (14.29%) Scrum
17 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (11.43%) User Experience
17 8 (11.43%) JIRA
18 7 (10.00%) WATIR
18 7 (10.00%) Ruby
18 7 (10.00%) TestRail
18 7 (10.00%) System Testing
18 7 (10.00%) Kanban
19 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
19 6 (8.57%) Bitbucket
19 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
19 6 (8.57%) 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 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (74.29%) Selenium
2 34 (48.57%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 7 (10.00%) TestRail
4 7 (10.00%) WATIR
5 6 (8.57%) Bitbucket
5 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.86%) Bower
6 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) gulp
6 2 (2.86%) Protractor
6 2 (2.86%) webpack
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Test Automation Specialist
1 25 (35.71%) Test Specialist
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Test Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Tester
5 11 (15.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.00%) Software Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.71%) RESTful
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) HTML5
3 2 (2.86%) Sass
3 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (72.86%) SDLC
2 50 (71.43%) TDD
3 39 (55.71%) Test Scripting
4 21 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 18 (25.71%) Manual Testing
6 17 (24.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.29%) Scrum
8 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Kanban
10 7 (10.00%) System Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Web Development
12 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
12 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.29%) EAM
12 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) SQL
3 32 (45.71%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.86%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) ISEB
1 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) GDPR
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Infor
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft