The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 190 195 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1676 1485 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.48% 1.43% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.81% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1279 1561
Average salary £41,875 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London +14 802 £50,000 - 84
South East -6 248 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Yorkshire -30 132 £33,500 -4.28% 14
East of England -43 124 £35,000 -12.50% 22
North West +62 122 £32,500 -4.41% 15
South West -12 99 £35,000 +2.18% 20
East Midlands +4 70 £33,500 +3.07% 6
West Midlands +5 62 £33,000 +1.53% 4
North East +2 22 £28,636 -11.88% 2
Automated Testing
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Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1198 (38.93%) QA
2 1131 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1060 (34.45%) Selenium
4 950 (30.87%) SQL
5 853 (27.72%) Java
6 847 (27.53%) C#
7 774 (25.15%) .NET
8 660 (21.45%) TDD
9 600 (19.50%) Test Scripting
10 599 (19.47%) Finance
11 592 (19.24%) Scrum
12 585 (19.01%) JavaScript
13 564 (18.33%) ISEB
14 506 (16.44%) SQL Server
15 478 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
16 471 (15.31%) Degree
17 459 (14.92%) HTML
18 456 (14.82%) Test Automation
19 452 (14.69%) BDD
20 410 (13.32%) Software Testing
21 409 (13.29%) E-Commerce
22 395 (12.84%) Microsoft
23 377 (12.25%) Linux
24 368 (11.96%) Manual Testing
25 365 (11.86%) Windows
26 363 (11.80%) OO
27 352 (11.44%) XML
28 347 (11.28%) Test Strategy
29 336 (10.92%) CSS
30 323 (10.50%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 98 (3.18%) Apache
2 61 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 51 (1.66%) Apache Solr
4 43 (1.40%) Drupal
5 39 (1.27%) IIS
6 34 (1.10%) Node.js
7 33 (1.07%) CMS
8 32 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.88%) Confluence
10 26 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.62%) LiveLink
11 19 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.36%) nginx
15 6 (0.19%) Jetty
16 5 (0.16%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 187 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.05%) MS Office
3 21 (0.68%) MS Project
4 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.29%) Mingle
7 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.16%) SPSS
9 3 (0.097%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.42%) Magento
2 10 (0.32%) Monis
3 7 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.19%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.19%) Pivotal CRM
5 4 (0.13%) SunGard APT
5 4 (0.13%) FastVal
6 3 (0.097%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.097%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.097%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.097%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.097%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.31%) SaaS
2 46 (1.49%) PaaS
3 39 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
6 26 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.55%) Joyent
9 7 (0.23%) IaaS
10 4 (0.13%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.065%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.065%) GitHub
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.032%) Heroku
12 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.032%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 171 (5.56%) Internet
2 114 (3.70%) HTTP
3 39 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.42%) Wireless
5 9 (0.29%) DNS
5 9 (0.29%) SSL
6 8 (0.26%) AMQP
7 7 (0.23%) X.509
7 7 (0.23%) STUN
7 7 (0.23%) Firewall
8 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.16%) DHCP
10 4 (0.13%) LAN
10 4 (0.13%) Intranet
11 3 (0.097%) SMS
11 3 (0.097%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.065%) ZigBee
13 1 (0.032%) 3G
13 1 (0.032%) GSM
13 1 (0.032%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 260 (8.45%) MySQL
3 195 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 101 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (2.66%) RDBMS
6 77 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 70 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 70 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.27%) Big Data
10 39 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (1.20%) MongoDB
12 35 (1.14%) NoSQL
13 29 (0.94%) DB2
14 24 (0.78%) Hadoop
15 17 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.49%) OLAP
17 15 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1060 (34.45%) Selenium
2 323 (10.50%) Git (software)
3 307 (9.98%) WebDriver
4 253 (8.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 229 (7.44%) Cucumber
6 228 (7.41%) JIRA
7 222 (7.21%) Jenkins
8 220 (7.15%) Subversion
9 218 (7.08%) Visual Studio
10 199 (6.47%) Maven
11 198 (6.43%) NUnit
11 198 (6.43%) JUnit
12 192 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 156 (5.07%) SoapUI
14 131 (4.26%) Ant
15 126 (4.09%) JMeter
16 124 (4.03%) FitNesse
17 118 (3.83%) SpecFlow
18 96 (3.12%) LoadRunner
19 91 (2.96%) Hudson
General
1 599 (19.47%) Finance
2 197 (6.40%) Banking
3 159 (5.17%) Games
4 123 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 112 (3.64%) Marketing
6 108 (3.51%) Retail
7 66 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.46%) Legal
9 42 (1.36%) Publishing
10 37 (1.20%) Front Office
11 31 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 28 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.91%) Advertising
13 26 (0.84%) Automotive
14 23 (0.75%) Back Office
15 18 (0.58%) Electronics
16 12 (0.39%) German Language
16 12 (0.39%) Law
17 8 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 855 (27.79%) Developer
2 650 (21.12%) Analyst
3 537 (17.45%) Tester
4 521 (16.93%) Test Analyst
5 365 (11.86%) Test Engineer
6 261 (8.48%) Software Engineer
7 254 (8.25%) QA Engineer
8 183 (5.95%) QA Analyst
9 178 (5.78%) Software Tester
10 146 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
11 137 (4.45%) Test Manager
12 135 (4.39%) QA Tester
13 130 (4.22%) Software Developer
14 127 (4.13%) Software Test Engineer
15 119 (3.87%) Senior Developer
16 112 (3.64%) C# Developer
17 110 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
18 106 (3.44%) Java Developer
19 104 (3.38%) .NET Developer
20 88 (2.86%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (25.15%) .NET
2 459 (14.92%) HTML
3 352 (11.44%) XML
4 336 (10.92%) CSS
5 317 (10.30%) Web Services
6 269 (8.74%) SOAP
7 226 (7.34%) jQuery
8 214 (6.95%) HTML5
9 187 (6.08%) ASP.NET
10 151 (4.91%) .NET Framework
11 141 (4.58%) Spring
12 127 (4.13%) Ajax
13 119 (3.87%) REST
14 102 (3.31%) WCF
15 101 (3.28%) JSON
16 98 (3.18%) Gherkin
17 91 (2.96%) RESTful
18 90 (2.92%) Hibernate
19 89 (2.89%) LAMP
20 88 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 236 (7.67%) Computer Science
2 231 (7.51%) Mobile App
3 166 (5.39%) Open Source
4 73 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 56 (1.82%) Social Media
5 56 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 52 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 50 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 41 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 38 (1.23%) Digital Media
11 37 (1.20%) Taxonomies
12 35 (1.14%) Statistics
13 26 (0.84%) Online Games
14 25 (0.81%) Replication
15 23 (0.75%) Biometrics
15 23 (0.75%) Xbox
16 22 (0.71%) Derivative
16 22 (0.71%) Hedge funds
16 22 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 377 (12.25%) Linux
2 365 (11.86%) Windows
3 183 (5.95%) UNIX
4 136 (4.42%) Android
5 128 (4.16%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 37 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 22 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 19 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 19 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.23%) CentOS
17 6 (0.19%) Debian
17 6 (0.19%) AIX
18 3 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (21.45%) TDD
3 600 (19.50%) Test Scripting
4 592 (19.24%) Scrum
5 478 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
6 456 (14.82%) Test Automation
7 452 (14.69%) BDD
8 410 (13.32%) Software Testing
9 409 (13.29%) E-Commerce
10 368 (11.96%) Manual Testing
11 363 (11.80%) OO
12 347 (11.28%) Test Strategy
13 287 (9.33%) Software Engineering
14 257 (8.35%) MVC
15 253 (8.22%) Unit Testing
16 250 (8.12%) Automation Testing
17 223 (7.25%) Performance Testing
18 181 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
19 168 (5.46%) Regression Testing
20 162 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 950 (30.87%) SQL
2 853 (27.72%) Java
3 847 (27.53%) C#
4 585 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 304 (9.88%) PHP
6 246 (7.99%) Python
7 213 (6.92%) Ruby
8 192 (6.24%) C++
9 116 (3.77%) Perl
10 82 (2.66%) Groovy
11 76 (2.47%) T-SQL
12 75 (2.44%) VB
13 62 (2.01%) Scala
14 55 (1.79%) C
15 48 (1.56%) VBScript
16 42 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.10%) PHP5
18 30 (0.97%) XPath
18 30 (0.97%) Objective-C
19 26 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 564 (18.33%) ISEB
2 471 (15.31%) Degree
3 270 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 27 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.78%) PhD
6 16 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (0.36%) HND
8 6 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.13%) HNC
9 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.097%) PMP
10 3 (0.097%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.065%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.065%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.032%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1198 (38.93%) QA
2 23 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.55%) TickIT
4 14 (0.45%) SLA
5 6 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.097%) WAI
7 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.55%) Varnish
2 17 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.16%) KVM
4 3 (0.097%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.097%) Squid
5 2 (0.065%) XenServer
5 2 (0.065%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 158 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 69 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (1.82%) Puppet
4 28 (0.91%) Nagios
5 7 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.19%) Control-M
7 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.13%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.097%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.097%) collectd
9 1 (0.032%) Ansible
Vendors
1 395 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 274 (8.90%) Oracle
3 122 (3.96%) HP
4 51 (1.66%) Zend
5 38 (1.23%) Google
6 37 (1.20%) Cognos
7 34 (1.10%) VMware
8 32 (1.04%) Adobe
9 25 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 25 (0.81%) SAP
10 20 (0.65%) Facebook
11 19 (0.62%) IBM
11 19 (0.62%) Apple
12 18 (0.58%) Citrix
12 18 (0.58%) Siebel
13 17 (0.55%) Sybase
13 17 (0.55%) Telerik
13 17 (0.55%) Foundry
13 17 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 17 (0.55%) Rackspace
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