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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 189 219 193
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1681 1485 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.65% 1.38% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.66% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1281 1222
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
86526 89433 82017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.05% 82.85% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72298 72039 67906
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +27 712 £52,500 - 94
South East +26 324 £42,500 +13.33% 48
East of England +12 146 £42,500 +21.42% 23
North West +17 139 £37,500 - 37
Yorkshire +41 136 £45,000 +36.36% 8
East Midlands +25 73 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South West -39 69 £40,000 +14.28% 8
West Midlands -10 68 £30,500 -19.20% 16
North East +3 14 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2032 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1190 (36.67%) QA
3 1063 (32.76%) Java
4 1042 (32.11%) SQL
5 1037 (31.96%) Selenium
6 885 (27.27%) TDD
7 853 (26.29%) Finance
8 850 (26.19%) C#
9 809 (24.93%) Manual Testing
10 757 (23.33%) .NET
11 743 (22.90%) Scrum
12 716 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
13 710 (21.88%) HTML
14 701 (21.60%) JavaScript
15 565 (17.41%) Web Services
16 538 (16.58%) Test Scripting
17 515 (15.87%) BDD
18 479 (14.76%) Degree
19 477 (14.70%) CSS
20 472 (14.55%) Test Automation
21 468 (14.42%) ISEB
22 457 (14.08%) Windows
23 456 (14.05%) Software Testing
24 453 (13.96%) Software Engineering
25 451 (13.90%) Unit Testing
26 443 (13.65%) SQL Server
27 434 (13.37%) Microsoft
28 432 (13.31%) Linux
29 431 (13.28%) XML
30 424 (13.07%) SDLC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 97 (2.99%) IIS
2 91 (2.80%) Node.js
3 75 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 70 (2.16%) Apache
5 68 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 61 (1.88%) JBoss
7 49 (1.51%) Confluence
8 44 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 38 (1.17%) CMS
10 26 (0.80%) SharePoint
11 24 (0.74%) nginx
12 19 (0.59%) Drupal
13 17 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.49%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.46%) Jetty
15 15 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
17 11 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
17 11 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.31%) CICS
Applications
1 247 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 78 (2.40%) MS Office
3 17 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.15%) Mingle
6 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.062%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.062%) SPSS
8 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (0.49%) Magento
2 15 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.28%) MultiFonds
5 6 (0.18%) Beauchamp
6 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.092%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.062%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.062%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.031%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.031%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.031%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.031%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.031%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.031%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.031%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (2.62%) SaaS
3 71 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.43%) PaaS
8 13 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
8 13 (0.40%) IaaS
9 9 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.25%) Firebase
11 6 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.18%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.15%) GitHub
13 4 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.092%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.092%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.062%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.062%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.50%) Internet
2 67 (2.06%) HTTP
3 28 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.77%) DNS
5 16 (0.49%) Wireless
6 15 (0.46%) FTP
7 12 (0.37%) SSL
7 12 (0.37%) Unified Communications
8 11 (0.34%) Network Security
8 11 (0.34%) SSH
8 11 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.34%) LAN
9 10 (0.31%) WAN
10 9 (0.28%) Telnet
10 9 (0.28%) PuTTY
11 6 (0.18%) Firewall
12 5 (0.15%) Multicast
13 4 (0.12%) IPsec
13 4 (0.12%) MVNO
13 4 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 190 (5.86%) MySQL
3 172 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 105 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 96 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 85 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 85 (2.62%) Big Data
7 58 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (1.69%) DB2
9 51 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (0.83%) Hadoop
15 23 (0.71%) DbVisualizer
16 20 (0.62%) MarkLogic
16 20 (0.62%) QlikView
17 19 (0.59%) Redis
18 17 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1037 (31.96%) Selenium
2 357 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 353 (10.88%) WebDriver
4 334 (10.29%) Cucumber
5 312 (9.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 308 (9.49%) Jenkins
7 289 (8.91%) JIRA
8 282 (8.69%) HP UFT
9 228 (7.03%) Visual Studio
10 205 (6.32%) JUnit
10 205 (6.32%) Subversion
11 180 (5.55%) JMeter
12 144 (4.44%) SpecFlow
13 140 (4.31%) SoapUI
14 136 (4.19%) Maven
15 120 (3.70%) LoadRunner
16 115 (3.54%) NUnit
17 72 (2.22%) Ant
18 70 (2.16%) Eclipse
18 70 (2.16%) FitNesse
General
1 853 (26.29%) Finance
2 206 (6.35%) Banking
3 163 (5.02%) Retail
4 107 (3.30%) Games
5 85 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 64 (1.97%) Marketing
7 59 (1.82%) Front Office
8 53 (1.63%) Back Office
9 37 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.11%) Publishing
11 25 (0.77%) Law
11 25 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.71%) Automotive
13 20 (0.62%) Advertising
14 19 (0.59%) Legal
15 16 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.49%) Electronics
16 13 (0.40%) Polish Language
17 12 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 928 (28.60%) Developer
2 652 (20.09%) Analyst
3 561 (17.29%) Tester
4 494 (15.22%) Test Analyst
5 245 (7.55%) QA Engineer
6 227 (7.00%) Test Engineer
7 210 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 202 (6.22%) Senior Developer
9 198 (6.10%) Software Tester
10 185 (5.70%) Java Developer
11 142 (4.38%) QA Analyst
12 138 (4.25%) .NET Developer
13 125 (3.85%) C# Developer
14 122 (3.76%) QA Tester
15 115 (3.54%) Automation Tester
16 108 (3.33%) Team Leader
17 105 (3.24%) Test Leader
18 103 (3.17%) Test Manager
19 101 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
20 85 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (23.33%) .NET
2 710 (21.88%) HTML
3 565 (17.41%) Web Services
4 477 (14.70%) CSS
5 431 (13.28%) XML
6 306 (9.43%) HTML5
7 262 (8.07%) ASP.NET
8 225 (6.93%) jQuery
9 205 (6.32%) SOAP
10 202 (6.22%) AngularJS
11 198 (6.10%) .NET Framework
12 195 (6.01%) Spring
13 169 (5.21%) RESTful
14 156 (4.81%) WCF
15 139 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 137 (4.22%) REST
17 120 (3.70%) Gherkin
18 99 (3.05%) Ajax
19 97 (2.99%) Hibernate
20 94 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 345 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 168 (5.18%) Mobile App
4 160 (4.93%) User Experience
5 104 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 76 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 62 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 49 (1.51%) Mathematics
9 48 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 46 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 45 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 35 (1.08%) Social Media
13 34 (1.05%) Semantic Web
13 34 (1.05%) Derivative
14 32 (0.99%) Equities
14 32 (0.99%) Hedge funds
15 29 (0.89%) iSeries
16 26 (0.80%) AS400
16 26 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 457 (14.08%) Windows
2 432 (13.31%) Linux
3 238 (7.33%) UNIX
4 174 (5.36%) Android
5 155 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 33 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 33 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 26 (0.80%) Windows Vista
11 26 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 18 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.18%) CentOS
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2032 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (27.27%) TDD
3 809 (24.93%) Manual Testing
4 743 (22.90%) Scrum
5 716 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
6 538 (16.58%) Test Scripting
7 515 (15.87%) BDD
8 472 (14.55%) Test Automation
9 456 (14.05%) Software Testing
10 453 (13.96%) Software Engineering
11 451 (13.90%) Unit Testing
12 424 (13.07%) SDLC
13 350 (10.79%) OO
14 320 (9.86%) Regression Testing
15 307 (9.46%) E-Commerce
16 280 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 276 (8.51%) MVC
18 265 (8.17%) Mentoring
19 248 (7.64%) Automation Testing
20 244 (7.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1063 (32.76%) Java
2 1042 (32.11%) SQL
3 850 (26.19%) C#
4 701 (21.60%) JavaScript
5 279 (8.60%) Python
6 238 (7.33%) PHP
7 181 (5.58%) C++
8 172 (5.30%) Ruby
9 136 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 118 (3.64%) PL/SQL
11 91 (2.80%) C
12 80 (2.47%) Perl
13 70 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 62 (1.91%) VB
15 56 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 50 (1.54%) Scala
17 47 (1.45%) Groovy
18 41 (1.26%) COBOL
19 36 (1.11%) XPath
20 31 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 479 (14.76%) Degree
2 468 (14.42%) ISEB
3 371 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 176 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 22 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 19 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 14 (0.43%) HND
8 11 (0.34%) PhD
9 10 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.28%) CISA
10 9 (0.28%) CISSP
11 7 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
12 6 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.12%) HP ASE
14 3 (0.092%) HNC
15 2 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1190 (36.67%) QA
2 11 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.25%) WCAG
4 5 (0.15%) SLA
4 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.031%) EMIR
5 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.031%) WAI
5 1 (0.031%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (0.89%) Docker
3 28 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (0.43%) Varnish
6 9 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.28%) RACF
6 9 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.22%) vSphere
7 7 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.15%) HDFS
10 2 (0.062%) KVM
11 1 (0.031%) QEMU
11 1 (0.031%) Firmware
11 1 (0.031%) Squid
11 1 (0.031%) Xen
11 1 (0.031%) LXC
Systems Management
1 136 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 80 (2.47%) Puppet
3 77 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (1.42%) Ansible
5 33 (1.02%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.34%) Salt
7 9 (0.28%) Mesos
7 9 (0.28%) WMI
7 9 (0.28%) CA Endevor
7 9 (0.28%) CA LISA
8 6 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.18%) OpenNMS
8 6 (0.18%) Nagios
8 6 (0.18%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.12%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.092%) Control-M
10 3 (0.092%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.031%) yum
11 1 (0.031%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 434 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 318 (9.80%) Oracle
3 151 (4.65%) HP
4 88 (2.71%) Google
5 71 (2.19%) IBM
6 55 (1.69%) SAP
7 50 (1.54%) VMware
8 40 (1.23%) Zend
9 34 (1.05%) Pega
10 32 (0.99%) Telerik
11 29 (0.89%) New Relic
12 26 (0.80%) Atlassian
13 15 (0.46%) Cognos
14 14 (0.43%) hybris
15 12 (0.37%) AppDynamics
15 12 (0.37%) Adobe
16 11 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.31%) Perforce
17 10 (0.31%) Informatica
17 10 (0.31%) F5
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + parking, pension,health,life
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Optima Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago