Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 19 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 18 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 8.80% 8.65% 19.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 9.38% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 80
Woking median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £25,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £90,000 £51,250
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 226 192 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 90.40% 92.31% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 186 177 332
Woking median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £28,275
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £62,500
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 19 (86.36%) Scrum
2 17 (77.27%) Test Scripting
3 14 (63.64%) C#
4 13 (59.09%) Java
4 13 (59.09%) Python
4 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
4 13 (59.09%) Selenium
4 13 (59.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (54.55%) REST
5 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 12 (54.55%) Azure
5 12 (54.55%) JIRA
5 12 (54.55%) Docker
5 12 (54.55%) User Experience
5 12 (54.55%) WebSphere
5 12 (54.55%) Mainframe
5 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) C++
5 12 (54.55%) DB2
6 11 (50.00%) JUnit
6 11 (50.00%) COBOL
6 11 (50.00%) Perl
6 11 (50.00%) VB
6 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 11 (50.00%) HP
6 11 (50.00%) ISEB
6 11 (50.00%) PMP
6 11 (50.00%) PMI Certification
6 11 (50.00%) CICS
6 11 (50.00%) HP UFT

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 11 (50.00%) CICS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Azure
2 11 (50.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.55%) KDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (54.55%) JIRA
3 11 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (50.00%) JMeter
3 11 (50.00%) JUnit
3 11 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (27.27%) TestRail
5 5 (22.73%) WATIR
6 1 (4.55%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Mainframe Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (22.73%) Gherkin
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) Kafka
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JTA
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) React
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Mainframe
1 12 (54.55%) User Experience
2 11 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Scrum
2 17 (77.27%) Test Scripting
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (50.00%) Epics
4 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 11 (50.00%) Task Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) System Testing
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (22.73%) Sprint Planning
7 5 (22.73%) Sprint Retrospective
7 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 2 (9.09%) Coaching
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Python
3 12 (54.55%) C++
4 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (50.00%) C
4 11 (50.00%) COBOL
4 11 (50.00%) Perl
4 11 (50.00%) VB
5 10 (45.45%) Assembly Language
5 10 (45.45%) PL/1
5 10 (45.45%) REXX
6 5 (22.73%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.55%) JCL
8 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
8 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 11 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
2 11 (50.00%) ACF2
2 11 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) HP
1 11 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Databricks
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Vertica