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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 205 239 208
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -31
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1550 1336 1462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.36% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.60% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1104 1144
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
82564 83454 82191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.24% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69342 69187 66079
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +46 629 £52,500 +5.00% 81
South East +22 287 £40,750 -4.11% 40
East of England +10 146 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Yorkshire -2 136 £48,250 +37.85% 22
West Midlands +33 106 £40,000 +14.28% 11
North West +9 100 £37,500 +5.63% 25
South West +7 83 £42,500 +6.25% 12
East Midlands +3 51 £39,845 +6.25% 10
North East +1 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1939 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1155 (35.87%) QA
3 1094 (33.98%) Selenium
4 1026 (31.86%) Java
5 1013 (31.46%) SQL
6 983 (30.53%) C#
7 799 (24.81%) TDD
8 790 (24.53%) .NET
9 777 (24.13%) Continuous Integration
10 775 (24.07%) JavaScript
11 750 (23.29%) Manual Testing
12 714 (22.17%) HTML
13 660 (20.50%) Finance
14 639 (19.84%) Scrum
15 578 (17.95%) Degree
16 576 (17.89%) Web Services
17 557 (17.30%) Software Testing
18 549 (17.05%) SQL Server
19 520 (16.15%) Test Automation
20 519 (16.12%) SDLC
21 516 (16.02%) Test Scripting
22 514 (15.96%) Software Engineering
23 491 (15.25%) ISEB
24 488 (15.16%) CSS
25 476 (14.78%) Windows
26 472 (14.66%) BDD
27 427 (13.26%) JIRA
28 412 (12.80%) ISTQB
29 400 (12.42%) Git (software)
30 399 (12.39%) XML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 110 (3.42%) Node.js
2 70 (2.17%) IIS
3 52 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 48 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 47 (1.46%) Apache
6 46 (1.43%) NServiceBus
7 45 (1.40%) CMS
8 38 (1.18%) Confluence
9 34 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 31 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 27 (0.84%) JBoss
12 22 (0.68%) ColdFusion
13 20 (0.62%) Drupal
14 19 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.40%) CICS
17 10 (0.31%) WordPress
18 9 (0.28%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 248 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.80%) MS Office
3 28 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.16%) Mingle
8 3 (0.093%) MS Project
9 2 (0.062%) HipChat
10 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.031%) Maya
Business Applications
1 35 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
6 9 (0.28%) MultiFonds
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.28%) Sonata
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.093%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.062%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.031%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.031%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.031%) RMDS
10 1 (0.031%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.031%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.92%) SaaS
4 30 (0.93%) GitHub
5 16 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (0.47%) IaaS
7 14 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (0.34%) Heroku
10 9 (0.28%) Firebase
11 8 (0.25%) PaaS
12 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.22%) Office 365
13 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.12%) Yammer
15 2 (0.062%) DigitalOcean
15 2 (0.062%) Google Tag Manager
15 2 (0.062%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.58%) Internet
2 47 (1.46%) HTTP
3 37 (1.15%) Wireshark
4 23 (0.71%) PuTTY
5 20 (0.62%) DNS
5 20 (0.62%) SSH
6 17 (0.53%) Telnet
7 16 (0.50%) Firewall
8 14 (0.43%) Network Security
9 13 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.37%) Multicast
11 11 (0.34%) Unicast
12 10 (0.31%) Intranet
12 10 (0.31%) VPN
13 9 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
13 9 (0.28%) SNMP
14 8 (0.25%) Extranet
15 7 (0.22%) VLAN
16 6 (0.19%) WinSCP
17 4 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 194 (6.02%) MySQL
3 159 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 126 (3.91%) Big Data
5 125 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 125 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 62 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 62 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 50 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 48 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 48 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 45 (1.40%) DB2
13 42 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 33 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.68%) Redis
17 21 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1094 (33.98%) Selenium
2 427 (13.26%) JIRA
3 400 (12.42%) Git (software)
4 379 (11.77%) WebDriver
5 356 (11.06%) Jenkins
6 342 (10.62%) Cucumber
7 289 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 228 (7.08%) HP UFT
9 221 (6.86%) Subversion
10 211 (6.55%) Visual Studio
11 174 (5.40%) JUnit
12 152 (4.72%) NUnit
13 142 (4.41%) JMeter
14 131 (4.07%) SpecFlow
15 126 (3.91%) TeamCity
16 125 (3.88%) Maven
17 113 (3.51%) SoapUI
18 78 (2.42%) Eclipse
19 76 (2.36%) Appium
20 69 (2.14%) TestNG
General
1 660 (20.50%) Finance
2 128 (3.98%) Retail
3 126 (3.91%) Banking
4 95 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 87 (2.70%) Marketing
6 69 (2.14%) Games
7 46 (1.43%) Legal
8 45 (1.40%) Front Office
9 38 (1.18%) Advertising
10 36 (1.12%) Electronics
11 29 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.90%) Publishing
12 27 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.65%) Automotive
14 17 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.37%) Back Office
17 10 (0.31%) Polish Language
18 9 (0.28%) Law
19 7 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 931 (28.91%) Developer
2 601 (18.66%) Analyst
3 595 (18.48%) Tester
4 507 (15.75%) Test Analyst
5 298 (9.25%) Test Engineer
6 288 (8.94%) C# Developer
7 271 (8.42%) QA Engineer
8 255 (7.92%) .NET Developer
9 239 (7.42%) Senior Developer
10 221 (6.86%) QA Tester
10 221 (6.86%) Software Tester
11 219 (6.80%) Software Engineer
12 191 (5.93%) Automation Tester
13 188 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
14 166 (5.16%) Automation Engineer
15 162 (5.03%) Java Developer
16 155 (4.81%) Test Leader
17 141 (4.38%) Automated Tester
18 130 (4.04%) QA Analyst
19 120 (3.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (24.53%) .NET
2 714 (22.17%) HTML
3 576 (17.89%) Web Services
4 488 (15.16%) CSS
5 399 (12.39%) XML
6 312 (9.69%) HTML5
7 307 (9.53%) ASP.NET
8 262 (8.14%) .NET Framework
9 242 (7.52%) jQuery
10 232 (7.20%) SOAP
11 230 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 227 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 217 (6.74%) WCF
14 200 (6.21%) REST
15 187 (5.81%) RESTful
16 185 (5.75%) JSON
17 182 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 146 (4.53%) Entity Framework
19 115 (3.57%) Spring
20 107 (3.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 320 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 292 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (3.79%) User Experience
4 112 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 93 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 82 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 78 (2.42%) Visualisation
8 76 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 72 (2.24%) Client/Server
10 70 (2.17%) Mathematics
11 53 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 44 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 41 (1.27%) Social Media
14 39 (1.21%) Physics
15 35 (1.09%) iPhone
16 33 (1.02%) Cybercrime
16 33 (1.02%) Fintech
16 33 (1.02%) Semantic Web
17 32 (0.99%) iPad
18 31 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 476 (14.78%) Windows
2 316 (9.81%) Linux
3 225 (6.99%) Android
4 218 (6.77%) Unix
5 173 (5.37%) Apple iOS
6 73 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 49 (1.52%) Windows Phone
8 47 (1.46%) Mac OS X
9 28 (0.87%) CentOS
10 27 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 23 (0.71%) Solaris
12 20 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
14 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.16%) AIX
17 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1939 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 799 (24.81%) TDD
3 777 (24.13%) Continuous Integration
4 750 (23.29%) Manual Testing
5 639 (19.84%) Scrum
6 557 (17.30%) Software Testing
7 520 (16.15%) Test Automation
8 519 (16.12%) SDLC
9 516 (16.02%) Test Scripting
10 514 (15.96%) Software Engineering
11 472 (14.66%) BDD
12 385 (11.96%) Functional Testing
12 385 (11.96%) MVC
13 340 (10.56%) OO
14 314 (9.75%) Unit Testing
15 308 (9.57%) Regression Testing
16 303 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 278 (8.63%) Automation Testing
18 261 (8.11%) E-Commerce
19 249 (7.73%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1026 (31.86%) Java
2 1013 (31.46%) SQL
3 983 (30.53%) C#
4 775 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 346 (10.75%) Python
6 242 (7.52%) Ruby
7 235 (7.30%) PHP
8 214 (6.65%) C++
9 139 (4.32%) T-SQL
10 92 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 81 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 77 (2.39%) Perl
13 73 (2.27%) Scala
14 69 (2.14%) C
15 68 (2.11%) Objective-C
16 52 (1.61%) VB.NET
17 45 (1.40%) Shell Script
18 42 (1.30%) Bash Shell
19 41 (1.27%) COBOL
20 38 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 578 (17.95%) Degree
2 491 (15.25%) ISEB
3 412 (12.80%) ISTQB
4 183 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 74 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 53 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 51 (1.58%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (0.40%) HND
10 12 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (0.31%) CISSP
13 9 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
14 7 (0.22%) PhD
15 3 (0.093%) CBAP
15 3 (0.093%) IIBA
15 3 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 2 (0.062%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1155 (35.87%) QA
2 26 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.50%) SDET
4 15 (0.47%) SLA
5 14 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.19%) TickIT
9 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.093%) WCAG
11 2 (0.062%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.062%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.031%) EMIR
12 1 (0.031%) MiFID
12 1 (0.031%) MISRA
System Software
1 63 (1.96%) Docker
2 38 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.16%) Firmware
5 5 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.12%) Varnish
6 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.093%) HDFS
8 2 (0.062%) vSphere
9 1 (0.031%) Xen
Systems Management
1 162 (5.03%) HP Quality Center
2 77 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.55%) Puppet
4 49 (1.52%) Ansible
5 29 (0.90%) Mesos
6 22 (0.68%) Nagios
7 17 (0.53%) yum
8 13 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.31%) Graphite
10 9 (0.28%) OpenNMS
11 7 (0.22%) Salt
12 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
13 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.12%) OpenVAS
15 2 (0.062%) Control-M
15 2 (0.062%) Kubernetes
16 1 (0.031%) Nessus
16 1 (0.031%) Pingdom
16 1 (0.031%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 373 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 334 (10.37%) Oracle
3 179 (5.56%) HP
4 86 (2.67%) Google
5 77 (2.39%) SAP
6 45 (1.40%) IBM
6 45 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (1.40%) VMware
7 44 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 28 (0.87%) Zend
9 25 (0.78%) hybris
9 25 (0.78%) Rally
10 22 (0.68%) New Relic
11 20 (0.62%) Perforce
11 20 (0.62%) Telerik
12 13 (0.40%) Apple
12 13 (0.40%) Pega
12 13 (0.40%) Splunk
12 13 (0.40%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.37%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits + 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bupa+Pension,etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £50 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago