Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 41 53
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 9.98% 6.36% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 7.26% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 26
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +31.25% -17.53%
10th Percentile £29,700 £40,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £59,750 £44,375
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 352 606 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 85.64% 87.57% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 303 547 567
Woking median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 31 (75.61%) SDLC
2 29 (70.73%) Selenium
3 28 (68.29%) TDD
4 24 (58.54%) QA
4 24 (58.54%) C#
5 19 (46.34%) SQL
6 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
6 18 (43.90%) AngularJS
7 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
7 17 (41.46%) Visual Studio
8 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
9 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
11 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
12 10 (24.39%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
14 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
15 4 (9.76%) ISEB
15 4 (9.76%) Windows
16 3 (7.32%) .NET
16 3 (7.32%) Java
16 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
16 3 (7.32%) RESTful
16 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
17 2 (4.88%) Infor
17 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
17 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
17 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 2 (4.88%) User Experience

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 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Bower
3 1 (2.44%) Gatling
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) gulp
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Protractor
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.44%) webpack
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Test Automation Specialist
1 16 (39.02%) Test Specialist
2 15 (36.59%) Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Software Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# GUI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) GUI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) Sass
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) SDLC
2 28 (68.29%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
4 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Change Management
10 2 (4.88%) CRM
10 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) EAM
10 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Service Management
10 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (58.54%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Infor
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft