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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / England
Rank 175 222 242
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1514 1477 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.92% 1.58% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.80% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1227 1062
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +13.33%

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
69474 82049 82909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57643 69032 68875
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 462 £57,500 +9.52% 61
South East +39 276 £42,500 - 38
North West +34 163 £52,500 +40.00% 18
Yorkshire +33 162 £46,000 -8.00% 37
South West +69 137 £42,500 -5.55% 15
East of England +8 133 £45,000 -2.70% 18
West Midlands +25 107 £42,500 +13.33% 14
East Midlands +14 62 £39,500 -12.22% 7
North East -1 6 £32,500 +1.56%
Midlands +17 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 England region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2031 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1055 (34.41%) Java
3 1028 (33.53%) Selenium
4 963 (31.41%) SQL
5 955 (31.15%) QA
6 822 (26.81%) C#
7 814 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
8 796 (25.96%) Scrum
9 777 (25.34%) TDD
10 687 (22.41%) JavaScript
11 614 (20.03%) .NET
12 592 (19.31%) Finance
13 583 (19.02%) Test Automation
14 582 (18.98%) HTML
15 559 (18.23%) Manual Testing
16 545 (17.78%) Git (software)
17 541 (17.65%) Test Scripting
18 509 (16.60%) OO
19 505 (16.47%) Degree
20 496 (16.18%) Software Engineering
21 476 (15.53%) BDD
22 431 (14.06%) SDLC
23 418 (13.63%) ISEB
24 404 (13.18%) SQL Server
25 390 (12.72%) Software Testing
26 385 (12.56%) Python
27 384 (12.52%) Cucumber
28 383 (12.49%) Web Services
29 373 (12.17%) CSS
30 367 (11.97%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 94 (3.07%) IIS
2 70 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 67 (2.19%) CMS
4 65 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.53%) JBoss
6 37 (1.21%) NServiceBus
7 36 (1.17%) Confluence
8 35 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 34 (1.11%) Apache
10 31 (1.01%) Jetty
11 28 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 27 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.75%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 16 (0.52%) CoreMedia CMS
16 11 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.33%) EPiServer CMS
17 10 (0.33%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 190 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.24%) MS Office
3 34 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.42%) MS Project
5 10 (0.33%) SPSS
6 7 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.033%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 29 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.33%) Sonata
4 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.098%) Magento
5 3 (0.098%) MultiFonds
5 3 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.065%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.033%) BASE24
7 1 (0.033%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.033%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.033%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 183 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (3.62%) SaaS
4 59 (1.92%) GitHub
5 40 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (0.72%) PaaS
7 21 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (0.59%) IaaS
9 14 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
10 11 (0.36%) TestFlight
11 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.23%) Heroku
11 7 (0.23%) Lucidchart
12 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.13%) Force.com
13 4 (0.13%) Office 365
14 3 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.065%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.13%) HTTP
2 95 (3.10%) Internet
3 27 (0.88%) Wireless
4 23 (0.75%) SSL
5 20 (0.65%) DNS
6 15 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.36%) Firewall
9 10 (0.33%) ATM
10 9 (0.29%) IPv4
11 8 (0.26%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.23%) FTP
13 5 (0.16%) LDAP
13 5 (0.16%) SSH
14 4 (0.13%) Intranet
14 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.13%) Network Security
14 4 (0.13%) Unicast
15 3 (0.098%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 367 (11.97%) NoSQL
3 193 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 164 (5.35%) MongoDB
5 163 (5.32%) MySQL
6 112 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 95 (3.10%) Redis
8 87 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 76 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 70 (2.28%) Big Data
11 57 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
12 55 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
13 43 (1.40%) CouchDB
14 42 (1.37%) Couchbase
15 41 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 33 (1.08%) RavenDB
17 28 (0.91%) Event Store
18 26 (0.85%) Oracle Database
19 25 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
20 23 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1028 (33.53%) Selenium
2 545 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 384 (12.52%) Cucumber
4 345 (11.25%) JIRA
5 328 (10.70%) Jenkins
6 327 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 255 (8.32%) WebDriver
8 254 (8.28%) Subversion
9 188 (6.13%) SoapUI
10 137 (4.47%) JUnit
11 120 (3.91%) Visual Studio
12 117 (3.82%) Mercurial
13 114 (3.72%) TeamCity
14 112 (3.65%) HP UFT
15 110 (3.59%) JMeter
16 107 (3.49%) SpecFlow
17 81 (2.64%) Appium
17 81 (2.64%) Maven
18 69 (2.25%) Eclipse
19 62 (2.02%) NUnit
General
1 592 (19.31%) Finance
2 180 (5.87%) Banking
3 130 (4.24%) Retail
4 124 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 98 (3.20%) Games
6 85 (2.77%) Marketing
7 55 (1.79%) Electronics
8 52 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.11%) Front Office
11 33 (1.08%) Legal
12 31 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.98%) Automotive
14 27 (0.88%) Publishing
15 22 (0.72%) Back Office
16 20 (0.65%) Online Betting
17 17 (0.55%) Advertising
18 13 (0.42%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.33%) Law
20 8 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 920 (30.01%) Developer
2 517 (16.86%) Analyst
3 468 (15.26%) Tester
4 433 (14.12%) Test Analyst
5 336 (10.96%) Test Engineer
6 318 (10.37%) Java Developer
7 263 (8.58%) QA Engineer
8 262 (8.55%) Senior Developer
9 253 (8.25%) Automation Tester
10 214 (6.98%) .NET Developer
11 204 (6.65%) Software Engineer
12 194 (6.33%) C# Developer
13 177 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
14 173 (5.64%) Software Tester
15 168 (5.48%) QA Tester
16 150 (4.89%) Automation Test Analyst
17 132 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
18 126 (4.11%) Test Leader
19 125 (4.08%) Java Engineer
20 124 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (20.03%) .NET
2 582 (18.98%) HTML
3 383 (12.49%) Web Services
4 373 (12.17%) CSS
5 274 (8.94%) AngularJS
6 263 (8.58%) HTML5
7 262 (8.55%) ASP.NET
8 254 (8.28%) XML
9 202 (6.59%) REST
10 191 (6.23%) .NET Framework
11 190 (6.20%) RESTful
12 189 (6.16%) Spring
13 170 (5.54%) jQuery
14 169 (5.51%) WCF
15 167 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 166 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 144 (4.70%) Node.js
18 141 (4.60%) SOAP
19 140 (4.57%) JSON
20 125 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 278 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 221 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 157 (5.12%) Algorithms
5 155 (5.06%) User Experience
6 151 (4.92%) Data Structures
7 89 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 69 (2.25%) Fintech
9 60 (1.96%) Blog
10 57 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 37 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 37 (1.21%) iPad
12 34 (1.11%) Mathematics
13 31 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 24 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
14 24 (0.78%) Online Games
15 23 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (0.68%) Visualisation
17 17 (0.55%) Cryptography
18 15 (0.49%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 367 (11.97%) Linux
2 351 (11.45%) Windows
3 161 (5.25%) Unix
4 146 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 142 (4.63%) Android
6 86 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 42 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 35 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (0.72%) CentOS
11 16 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.39%) Solaris
13 12 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2031 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
2 814 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
3 796 (25.96%) Scrum
4 777 (25.34%) TDD
5 583 (19.02%) Test Automation
6 559 (18.23%) Manual Testing
7 541 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 509 (16.60%) OO
9 496 (16.18%) Software Engineering
10 476 (15.53%) BDD
11 431 (14.06%) SDLC
12 390 (12.72%) Software Testing
13 319 (10.40%) Unit Testing
14 317 (10.34%) Regression Testing
15 292 (9.52%) DevOps
16 290 (9.46%) Automation Testing
17 270 (8.81%) Kanban
18 263 (8.58%) Test Strategy
19 258 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
20 243 (7.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1055 (34.41%) Java
2 963 (31.41%) SQL
3 822 (26.81%) C#
4 687 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 385 (12.56%) Python
6 226 (7.37%) Ruby
7 213 (6.95%) PHP
8 203 (6.62%) C++
9 125 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 121 (3.95%) C
11 114 (3.72%) Scala
12 85 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 63 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 61 (1.99%) Bash Shell
15 57 (1.86%) Groovy
15 57 (1.86%) Perl
16 43 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 40 (1.30%) TypeScript
18 32 (1.04%) Objective-C
18 32 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 505 (16.47%) Degree
2 418 (13.63%) ISEB
3 360 (11.74%) ISTQB
4 135 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 132 (4.31%) Security Cleared
6 82 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.16%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.098%) GIAC
14 3 (0.098%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.065%) CISM
15 2 (0.065%) CISSP
15 2 (0.065%) HND
15 2 (0.065%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 955 (31.15%) QA
2 28 (0.91%) SDET
3 24 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.098%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.033%) GCP
6 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 138 (4.50%) Docker
2 40 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.62%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.23%) Firmware
6 7 (0.23%) KVM
6 7 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.20%) HDFS
8 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.098%) XenServer
10 1 (0.033%) etcd
10 1 (0.033%) Varnish
10 1 (0.033%) vSphere
10 1 (0.033%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (3.62%) Puppet
2 82 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (1.92%) Ansible
4 48 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (0.72%) Nagios
6 19 (0.62%) Consul
7 17 (0.55%) Packer
8 16 (0.52%) Terraform
9 14 (0.46%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.42%) Mesos
11 12 (0.39%) StatsD
12 9 (0.29%) Kibana
13 8 (0.26%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.20%) Ambari
14 6 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.20%) Salt
15 4 (0.13%) Grafana
16 3 (0.098%) Capistrano
17 2 (0.065%) ZABBIX
18 1 (0.033%) SELinux
Vendors
1 359 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 237 (7.73%) Oracle
3 72 (2.35%) Google
4 58 (1.89%) HP
5 44 (1.44%) SAP
6 42 (1.37%) VMware
7 38 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 25 (0.82%) Xamarin
9 24 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.72%) Informatica
11 15 (0.49%) Rackspace
12 13 (0.42%) Borland
12 13 (0.42%) New Relic
12 13 (0.42%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.39%) EPiServer
14 11 (0.36%) Cisco
14 11 (0.36%) MEDITECH
15 10 (0.33%) Remedy
16 9 (0.29%) Infobright
16 9 (0.29%) Zend
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Fareham, Hampshire
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