Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 30 43
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 8.70% 5.87% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.76% 6.85% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 38
Woking median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.43% +31.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £59,250 £60,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 223 336 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 80.80% 85.71% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 288 587
Woking median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,250
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (45.83%) Scenario Testing
4 9 (37.50%) User Experience
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) Web Design
5 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (33.33%) Sass
5 8 (33.33%) LESS
5 8 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 8 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 8 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 8 (33.33%) Ethnography
5 8 (33.33%) Ethnographic Research
5 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (16.67%) JIRA

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 8 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (4.17%) git-flow
7 1 (4.17%) NUnit
7 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Graduate
4 3 (12.50%) Qualitative Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
2 8 (33.33%) LESS
2 8 (33.33%) Sass
2 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Fintech
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scenario Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 8 (33.33%) Ethnographic Research
3 8 (33.33%) Ethnography
3 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 8 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (33.33%) Web Design
3 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 4 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Finance
5 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ACF2
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) HP