The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 213 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1477 1511 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.51% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.86% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1256 1259
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the England region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in England

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in England

Automated Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -58 600 £52,500 +1.94% 50
South East +32 283 £37,500 -6.25% 38
East of England -13 131 £35,000 - 9
South West -29 112 £35,000 - 29
North West +13 111 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Yorkshire -1 105 £33,500 -4.28% 17
West Midlands +20 86 £38,000 +10.94% 3
East Midlands -16 52 £35,000 +4.47% 3
North East -10 10 £27,500 - 7
South Coast - 1 £35,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 1807 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1269 (40.79%) QA
3 1136 (36.52%) SQL
4 1017 (32.69%) Selenium
5 865 (27.80%) Java
6 793 (25.49%) C#
7 786 (25.27%) Manual Testing
8 726 (23.34%) .NET
9 687 (22.08%) Scrum
10 637 (20.48%) Test Scripting
11 626 (20.12%) TDD
12 616 (19.80%) Finance
13 602 (19.35%) JavaScript
14 559 (17.97%) ISEB
15 523 (16.81%) Software Testing
16 517 (16.62%) Degree
17 516 (16.59%) HTML
18 484 (15.56%) BDD
19 460 (14.79%) Windows
20 450 (14.46%) Test Automation
21 444 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
22 426 (13.69%) Microsoft
23 415 (13.34%) E-Commerce
24 404 (12.99%) Web Services
25 381 (12.25%) SQL Server
26 367 (11.80%) CSS
26 367 (11.80%) WebDriver
27 359 (11.54%) ISTQB
28 341 (10.96%) Regression Testing
29 337 (10.83%) OO

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (2.25%) Apache
2 69 (2.22%) Node.js
3 64 (2.06%) IIS
4 42 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 39 (1.25%) Apache Solr
6 36 (1.16%) Confluence
7 34 (1.09%) CMS
8 27 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 26 (0.84%) Drupal
10 25 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.39%) nginx
12 10 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (0.26%) Jetty
15 7 (0.23%) ColdFusion
15 7 (0.23%) SAS
15 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 178 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.31%) MS Office
3 14 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.29%) Mingle
5 7 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.096%) MS Project
8 2 (0.064%) Maya
9 1 (0.032%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.032%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.90%) Magento
2 24 (0.77%) Endur
3 7 (0.23%) Summit
3 7 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.096%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.096%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.096%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.096%) SAP ECC
5 3 (0.096%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.064%) Monis
6 2 (0.064%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.064%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.064%) RMDS
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.064%) Servitor
6 2 (0.064%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.032%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.80%) SaaS
2 66 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (1.06%) PaaS
5 28 (0.90%) GitHub
6 26 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.61%) Basecamp
8 15 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.35%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (0.23%) Joyent
11 2 (0.064%) IaaS
12 1 (0.032%) Trello
12 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 149 (4.79%) Internet
2 87 (2.80%) HTTP
3 52 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 42 (1.35%) Wireless
5 19 (0.61%) LAN
6 15 (0.48%) DNS
7 12 (0.39%) DHCP
8 11 (0.35%) Intranet
9 10 (0.32%) SSH
10 9 (0.29%) Firewall
10 9 (0.29%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.23%) FTP
11 7 (0.23%) ATM
12 6 (0.19%) WAN
12 6 (0.19%) SNMP
13 5 (0.16%) IPsec
14 4 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.13%) SMS
15 3 (0.096%) SSL
15 3 (0.096%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.43%) MySQL
3 121 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 64 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 54 (1.74%) Big Data
8 51 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 43 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 40 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 36 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 35 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 24 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (0.51%) Redis
18 15 (0.48%) DB2
19 14 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
20 13 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1017 (32.69%) Selenium
2 367 (11.80%) WebDriver
3 337 (10.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 315 (10.13%) JIRA
5 295 (9.48%) Cucumber
6 273 (8.78%) Git (software)
7 256 (8.23%) Jenkins
8 248 (7.97%) Subversion
9 227 (7.30%) Visual Studio
10 225 (7.23%) JUnit
10 225 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 153 (4.92%) NUnit
12 152 (4.89%) SpecFlow
13 147 (4.73%) Maven
14 123 (3.95%) SoapUI
15 112 (3.60%) TeamCity
16 99 (3.18%) JMeter
17 98 (3.15%) FitNesse
18 94 (3.02%) Hudson
19 73 (2.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 616 (19.80%) Finance
2 177 (5.69%) Banking
3 140 (4.50%) Retail
4 119 (3.83%) Games
5 68 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 58 (1.86%) Marketing
8 41 (1.32%) Advertising
9 40 (1.29%) Publishing
9 40 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.13%) Front Office
11 28 (0.90%) Electronics
11 28 (0.90%) Law
12 27 (0.87%) Back Office
13 26 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.68%) Legal
15 7 (0.23%) Military
16 5 (0.16%) German Language
16 5 (0.16%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.16%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 805 (25.88%) Developer
2 643 (20.67%) Analyst
3 623 (20.03%) Tester
4 543 (17.45%) Test Analyst
5 350 (11.25%) Test Engineer
6 245 (7.88%) QA Engineer
7 220 (7.07%) Software Engineer
8 211 (6.78%) Software Tester
9 163 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 152 (4.89%) QA Analyst
11 149 (4.79%) QA Tester
12 147 (4.73%) Java Developer
13 132 (4.24%) Test Manager
14 129 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
15 117 (3.76%) Senior Tester
16 108 (3.47%) Test Leader
17 100 (3.21%) Senior Test Analyst
18 99 (3.18%) Team Leader
19 97 (3.12%) Software Developer
20 96 (3.09%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (23.34%) .NET
2 516 (16.59%) HTML
3 404 (12.99%) Web Services
4 367 (11.80%) CSS
5 325 (10.45%) XML
6 205 (6.59%) SOAP
7 201 (6.46%) ASP.NET
8 198 (6.36%) HTML5
9 162 (5.21%) jQuery
10 159 (5.11%) RESTful
11 142 (4.56%) WCF
12 140 (4.50%) .NET Framework
13 127 (4.08%) Gherkin
14 105 (3.38%) REST
15 104 (3.34%) CSS3
16 98 (3.15%) Spring
17 89 (2.86%) Ajax
17 89 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 83 (2.67%) J2EE
19 69 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 213 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 207 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 206 (6.62%) Open Source
4 171 (5.50%) Mobile App
5 125 (4.02%) User Experience
6 110 (3.54%) Client/Server
7 89 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 63 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 45 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 42 (1.35%) Equities
11 35 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 33 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.06%) Social Media
13 32 (1.03%) Physics
14 26 (0.84%) Life Science
15 24 (0.77%) Biometrics
15 24 (0.77%) Smartcard
15 24 (0.77%) Taxonomies
16 23 (0.74%) Statistics
16 23 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 460 (14.79%) Windows
2 301 (9.68%) Linux
3 179 (5.75%) UNIX
4 100 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 96 (3.09%) Android
6 50 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 40 (1.29%) Windows Vista
10 22 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.26%) Solaris
13 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.16%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.13%) Debian
17 2 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.064%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1807 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (25.27%) Manual Testing
3 687 (22.08%) Scrum
4 637 (20.48%) Test Scripting
5 626 (20.12%) TDD
6 523 (16.81%) Software Testing
7 484 (15.56%) BDD
8 450 (14.46%) Test Automation
9 444 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
10 415 (13.34%) E-Commerce
11 341 (10.96%) Regression Testing
12 337 (10.83%) OO
13 315 (10.13%) Software Engineering
14 287 (9.23%) Test Strategy
15 269 (8.65%) Unit Testing
16 268 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
17 247 (7.94%) Automation Testing
18 238 (7.65%) Performance Testing
19 225 (7.23%) Mentoring
20 193 (6.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1136 (36.52%) SQL
2 865 (27.80%) Java
3 793 (25.49%) C#
4 602 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 303 (9.74%) Python
6 263 (8.45%) PHP
7 252 (8.10%) Ruby
8 215 (6.91%) C++
9 100 (3.21%) C
10 87 (2.80%) Perl
11 86 (2.76%) T-SQL
12 77 (2.48%) VBScript
13 76 (2.44%) VB
14 44 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 44 (1.41%) PowerShell
15 38 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 34 (1.09%) Scala
17 33 (1.06%) Groovy
18 28 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 28 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 559 (17.97%) ISEB
2 517 (16.62%) Degree
3 359 (11.54%) ISTQB
4 216 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 47 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 27 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 21 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (0.29%) PhD
11 7 (0.23%) MCAD
11 7 (0.23%) MCSD
11 7 (0.23%) Brainbench
12 5 (0.16%) CISSP
13 4 (0.13%) HNC
13 4 (0.13%) HND
14 2 (0.064%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.064%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.064%) HP ASE
14 2 (0.064%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1269 (40.79%) QA
2 30 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.77%) TickIT
4 15 (0.48%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) WCAG
5 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.096%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.064%) GAMP
8 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.29%) Varnish
4 7 (0.23%) KVM
5 5 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.16%) Xen
6 4 (0.13%) Squid
6 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.096%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.064%) zsh
9 1 (0.032%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.032%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 157 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.13%) Puppet
4 17 (0.55%) Ansible
5 8 (0.26%) Nagios
6 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.096%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.064%) collectd
8 2 (0.064%) Opsview
8 2 (0.064%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.032%) WMI
9 1 (0.032%) SCCM
Vendors
1 426 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 217 (6.98%) Oracle
3 122 (3.92%) HP
4 75 (2.41%) Google
5 34 (1.09%) SAP
6 32 (1.03%) VMware
7 28 (0.90%) Facebook
8 27 (0.87%) Telerik
9 25 (0.80%) Adobe
10 24 (0.77%) OpenLink
10 24 (0.77%) Zend
11 20 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.64%) Citrix
12 19 (0.61%) IBM
12 19 (0.61%) Business Objects
13 17 (0.55%) JBoss
14 16 (0.51%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.42%) Cerillion
15 13 (0.42%) Informatica
15 13 (0.42%) JD Edwards
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Healthcare options
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 20% bonus, private health care, 25 d
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
QUANTICA
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 11 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 5k benefits package ontop
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago