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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 202 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1569 1555 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.56% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.81% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1259 1345
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,950 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +19.85%
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
81094 85836 94997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.29% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68286 70492 77872
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 631 £55,000 +4.76% 65
South East -21 281 £41,000 -8.88% 24
East of England +39 139 £40,000 -11.11% 20
South West +99 133 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Yorkshire -13 128 £45,000 +13.92% 32
North West +14 93 £37,500 +2.73% 23
West Midlands +8 86 £35,000 +7.69% 13
East Midlands -12 57 £39,690 -5.50% 10
North East +21 26 £45,000 +37.40% 3
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 1913 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1029 (32.85%) QA
3 1004 (32.06%) SQL
4 970 (30.97%) Selenium
5 942 (30.08%) C#
6 910 (29.05%) Java
7 819 (26.15%) .NET
8 757 (24.17%) JavaScript
9 747 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
10 738 (23.56%) TDD
11 733 (23.40%) Finance
12 708 (22.61%) Scrum
13 696 (22.22%) Manual Testing
14 674 (21.52%) HTML
15 572 (18.26%) Degree
16 533 (17.02%) Web Services
17 516 (16.48%) SDLC
18 504 (16.09%) Software Testing
19 487 (15.55%) Test Automation
20 486 (15.52%) Test Scripting
21 476 (15.20%) ISEB
22 469 (14.97%) Windows
23 467 (14.91%) SQL Server
24 454 (14.50%) BDD
25 437 (13.95%) CSS
26 428 (13.67%) XML
26 428 (13.67%) Software Engineering
27 408 (13.03%) ISTQB
28 403 (12.87%) Microsoft
29 402 (12.84%) Git (software)

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
1 133 (4.25%) Node.js
2 81 (2.59%) IIS
3 56 (1.79%) CMS
4 52 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 51 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 43 (1.37%) NServiceBus
7 42 (1.34%) Apache
8 41 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 40 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 34 (1.09%) Confluence
12 30 (0.96%) CICS
13 28 (0.89%) JBoss
14 18 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (0.51%) Drupal
15 16 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.42%) nginx
17 11 (0.35%) Jetty
17 11 (0.35%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 252 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 104 (3.32%) MS Office
3 32 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.42%) MS Project
6 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.096%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.064%) HipChat
10 1 (0.032%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 65 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 24 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.73%) VisionPLUS
5 13 (0.42%) Beauchamp
6 12 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.29%) Misys Midas
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.26%) MultiFonds
8 8 (0.26%) Sonata
9 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
12 3 (0.096%) Endur
13 2 (0.064%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
14 1 (0.032%) ION MarketView
14 1 (0.032%) RMDS
14 1 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 165 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.20%) SaaS
4 33 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (0.86%) PaaS
6 24 (0.77%) GitHub
7 16 (0.51%) IaaS
8 15 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (0.48%) Heroku
9 10 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.16%) Google Play
11 5 (0.16%) Office 365
12 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.096%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.096%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.064%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 2 (0.064%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.064%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.27%) Internet
2 55 (1.76%) HTTP
3 34 (1.09%) Firewall
4 33 (1.05%) DNS
5 24 (0.77%) Wireshark
6 20 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.54%) SSH
8 15 (0.48%) SSL
9 13 (0.42%) VPN
10 12 (0.38%) Intranet
11 9 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
11 9 (0.29%) PuTTY
11 9 (0.29%) SNMP
12 8 (0.26%) IPv4
12 8 (0.26%) Telnet
13 7 (0.22%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.19%) Network Security
14 6 (0.19%) VLAN
15 5 (0.16%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.16%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 171 (5.46%) MySQL
3 166 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 145 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 124 (3.96%) Big Data
6 121 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 69 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 68 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (2.01%) Hadoop
10 62 (1.98%) RDBMS
11 61 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 60 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (1.47%) DB2
15 39 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.77%) Redis
18 23 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
19 21 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 970 (30.97%) Selenium
2 402 (12.84%) Git (software)
3 370 (11.81%) JIRA
4 335 (10.70%) WebDriver
5 323 (10.31%) Cucumber
6 321 (10.25%) Jenkins
7 264 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 207 (6.61%) HP UFT
9 180 (5.75%) Subversion
10 178 (5.68%) Visual Studio
11 158 (5.04%) JUnit
12 134 (4.28%) NUnit
13 130 (4.15%) TeamCity
14 118 (3.77%) JMeter
15 109 (3.48%) Appium
16 99 (3.16%) SoapUI
17 90 (2.87%) Maven
18 82 (2.62%) SpecFlow
19 78 (2.49%) TestNG
20 72 (2.30%) Mercurial
General
1 733 (23.40%) Finance
2 158 (5.04%) Banking
3 121 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 101 (3.22%) Retail
5 80 (2.55%) Games
6 77 (2.46%) Marketing
7 53 (1.69%) Back Office
8 45 (1.44%) Electronics
9 43 (1.37%) Front Office
10 35 (1.12%) Advertising
11 33 (1.05%) Publishing
12 30 (0.96%) Legal
13 28 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 28 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 26 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.48%) Automotive
15 15 (0.48%) Polish Language
16 11 (0.35%) Law
17 8 (0.26%) Local Government
17 8 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 981 (31.32%) Developer
2 604 (19.28%) Analyst
3 555 (17.72%) Tester
4 497 (15.87%) Test Analyst
5 307 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 286 (9.13%) Test Engineer
7 259 (8.27%) .NET Developer
8 255 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 248 (7.92%) Automation Tester
10 221 (7.06%) QA Engineer
11 189 (6.03%) Software Tester
12 185 (5.91%) QA Tester
13 182 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 182 (5.81%) Software Engineer
14 150 (4.79%) QA Analyst
15 134 (4.28%) Java Developer
16 133 (4.25%) Automation Test Analyst
17 124 (3.96%) Test Leader
18 121 (3.86%) Java Engineer
19 116 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (26.15%) .NET
2 674 (21.52%) HTML
3 533 (17.02%) Web Services
4 437 (13.95%) CSS
5 428 (13.67%) XML
6 286 (9.13%) ASP.NET
7 264 (8.43%) jQuery
8 258 (8.24%) SOAP
9 248 (7.92%) HTML5
10 231 (7.38%) AngularJS
11 228 (7.28%) .NET Framework
12 212 (6.77%) JSON
13 204 (6.51%) REST
14 184 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 177 (5.65%) WCF
16 168 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 154 (4.92%) RESTful
18 117 (3.74%) CSS3
19 110 (3.51%) Entity Framework
20 109 (3.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 294 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 152 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 128 (4.09%) User Experience
5 96 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 81 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 72 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 72 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 69 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 59 (1.88%) Fintech
10 55 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 52 (1.66%) iPad
12 50 (1.60%) Cybercrime
13 48 (1.53%) Client/Server
14 44 (1.40%) iPhone
15 40 (1.28%) Mainframe
15 40 (1.28%) Social Media
16 30 (0.96%) Hedge funds
17 28 (0.89%) VSAM
18 27 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 469 (14.97%) Windows
2 334 (10.66%) Linux
3 199 (6.35%) Android
4 172 (5.49%) Unix
5 152 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 94 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 35 (1.12%) Windows Phone
8 30 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.93%) CentOS
9 29 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 28 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (0.86%) Windows 10
12 25 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.57%) Solaris
15 17 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
16 12 (0.38%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.32%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.26%) Kali Linux
19 5 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1913 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
3 738 (23.56%) TDD
4 708 (22.61%) Scrum
5 696 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 516 (16.48%) SDLC
7 504 (16.09%) Software Testing
8 487 (15.55%) Test Automation
9 486 (15.52%) Test Scripting
10 454 (14.50%) BDD
11 428 (13.67%) Software Engineering
12 378 (12.07%) Unit Testing
13 376 (12.01%) OO
14 357 (11.40%) MVC
15 351 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 344 (10.98%) Regression Testing
17 325 (10.38%) Functional Testing
18 259 (8.27%) Automation Testing
18 259 (8.27%) Waterfall
19 239 (7.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1004 (32.06%) SQL
2 942 (30.08%) C#
3 910 (29.05%) Java
4 757 (24.17%) JavaScript
5 318 (10.15%) Python
6 232 (7.41%) Ruby
7 214 (6.83%) PHP
8 213 (6.80%) C++
9 163 (5.20%) T-SQL
10 91 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 89 (2.84%) Objective-C
12 87 (2.78%) PL/SQL
13 82 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 70 (2.23%) C
15 66 (2.11%) Bash Shell
16 64 (2.04%) Scala
17 51 (1.63%) Groovy
18 49 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 47 (1.50%) Perl
20 44 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 572 (18.26%) Degree
2 476 (15.20%) ISEB
3 408 (13.03%) ISTQB
4 148 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 146 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 77 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 60 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 51 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.29%) PMP
13 6 (0.19%) CISSP
13 6 (0.19%) MCSD
13 6 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.16%) CLAS
14 5 (0.16%) HND
14 5 (0.16%) MBA
15 4 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1029 (32.85%) QA
2 21 (0.67%) SDET
3 20 (0.64%) SLA
4 14 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.29%) EMIR
6 9 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.29%) MiFID
7 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 4 (0.13%) TickIT
10 2 (0.064%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.032%) ISO20022
System Software
1 78 (2.49%) Docker
2 38 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.45%) HDFS
5 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.26%) KVM
5 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.13%) Firmware
7 3 (0.096%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.096%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.064%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.064%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.032%) etcd
Systems Management
1 147 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 64 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (1.76%) Puppet
4 46 (1.47%) Ansible
5 28 (0.89%) Mesos
6 25 (0.80%) Nagios
7 16 (0.51%) Packer
7 16 (0.51%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.32%) Ambari
8 10 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.29%) OpenNMS
9 9 (0.29%) Salt
9 9 (0.29%) yum
10 8 (0.26%) Graphite
10 8 (0.26%) Kibana
11 6 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 6 (0.19%) MOM
12 5 (0.16%) Control-M
12 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.16%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 403 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 349 (11.14%) Oracle
3 151 (4.82%) HP
4 91 (2.91%) SAP
5 70 (2.23%) Google
6 53 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (1.31%) VMware
8 38 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 37 (1.18%) Apple
10 36 (1.15%) Zend
11 29 (0.93%) Perforce
12 28 (0.89%) IBM
13 26 (0.83%) Adobe
13 26 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.67%) New Relic
15 20 (0.64%) TSYS
16 18 (0.57%) Rally
17 16 (0.51%) Sophos
17 16 (0.51%) Splunk
17 16 (0.51%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
JS Agency
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-23k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38K Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday