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

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 34 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 +26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 72 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 16.90% 5.50% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.25% 6.70% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 21 17
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £36,125 £35,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,375 £55,000 £47,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 374 403 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 87.79% 82.08% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 348 345 498
Woking median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,875 £65,000 £60,000
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 54 (75.00%) Selenium
2 49 (68.06%) SDLC
3 48 (66.67%) TDD
4 47 (65.28%) C#
5 43 (59.72%) Test Scripting
6 37 (51.39%) QA
7 36 (50.00%) SQL
7 36 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 36 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
9 34 (47.22%) T-SQL
10 29 (40.28%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 13 (18.06%) Scrum
13 13 (18.06%) Manual Testing
13 13 (18.06%) Acceptance Criteria
14 12 (16.67%) JIRA
15 11 (15.28%) User Experience
15 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (13.89%) TestRail
16 10 (13.89%) WATIR
16 10 (13.89%) System Testing
16 10 (13.89%) Kanban
16 10 (13.89%) Ruby
17 9 (12.50%) Web Development
17 9 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
17 9 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
17 9 (12.50%) Cucumber

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 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (75.00%) Selenium
2 36 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (16.67%) JIRA
4 10 (13.89%) TestRail
4 10 (13.89%) WATIR
5 9 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.78%) Bower
7 2 (2.78%) gulp
7 2 (2.78%) Protractor
7 2 (2.78%) webpack
8 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Test Automation Specialist
1 23 (31.94%) Test Specialist
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Tester
4 12 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Test Analyst
5 11 (15.28%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.33%) Software Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (6.94%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.17%) Developer
9 3 (4.17%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Angular Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.78%) Service Analyst
11 1 (1.39%) Ruby Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.17%) RESTful
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) HTML5
3 2 (2.78%) Sass
3 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.39%) Derivative
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.78%) Linux
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) SDLC
2 48 (66.67%) TDD
3 43 (59.72%) Test Scripting
4 29 (40.28%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (18.06%) Manual Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Scrum
7 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.89%) Kanban
8 10 (13.89%) System Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Web Development
10 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
11 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) Time Management
12 3 (4.17%) BDD
13 2 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) C#
2 36 (50.00%) SQL
3 34 (47.22%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.89%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
1 2 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (51.39%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) WCAG
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) Infor