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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 193 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1566 1608 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.56% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.80% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1296 1397
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
79879 89451 96686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.94% 86.68% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67621 73991 78949
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -15 583 £60,000 +14.28% 70
South East +23 271 £40,000 -5.32% 26
South West +103 155 £42,500 +25.00% 21
Yorkshire +13 140 £47,500 +11.76% 16
East of England +45 122 £42,500 -3.40% 8
West Midlands +9 108 £35,000 +7.69% 10
East Midlands -2 85 £40,000 -3.61% 10
North West -8 83 £37,500 -2.59% 26
North East +17 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1958 (61.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1033 (32.31%) QA
3 1003 (31.37%) SQL
4 999 (31.25%) Selenium
5 955 (29.87%) Java
6 926 (28.96%) C#
7 820 (25.65%) .NET
8 814 (25.46%) JavaScript
9 778 (24.34%) Scrum
10 755 (23.62%) Finance
11 748 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
12 745 (23.30%) TDD
13 715 (22.36%) HTML
14 709 (22.18%) Manual Testing
15 577 (18.05%) Degree
16 531 (16.61%) SDLC
17 523 (16.36%) Web Services
18 513 (16.05%) Software Testing
19 487 (15.23%) Test Scripting
19 487 (15.23%) ISEB
20 480 (15.01%) Test Automation
21 471 (14.73%) CSS
22 463 (14.48%) Windows
23 456 (14.26%) SQL Server
23 456 (14.26%) BDD
24 455 (14.23%) Software Engineering
25 428 (13.39%) XML
26 419 (13.11%) Microsoft
27 415 (12.98%) Git (software)
28 404 (12.64%) ISTQB

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 87 (2.72%) IIS
2 75 (2.35%) CMS
3 57 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.31%) Confluence
7 41 (1.28%) Apache
8 38 (1.19%) Apache Spark
9 35 (1.09%) NServiceBus
10 29 (0.91%) CICS
11 27 (0.84%) JBoss
11 27 (0.84%) WebLogic
12 20 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 19 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.50%) Drupal
15 14 (0.44%) nginx
16 13 (0.41%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.38%) Jetty
18 9 (0.28%) Umbraco
19 7 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 245 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.35%) MS Office
3 38 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.53%) MS Project
6 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 64 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 22 (0.69%) VisionPLUS
4 13 (0.41%) Beauchamp
5 12 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (0.34%) MultiFonds
6 11 (0.34%) Sonata
7 9 (0.28%) Misys Midas
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.094%) Endur
10 3 (0.094%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.031%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 190 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (2.13%) SaaS
4 36 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 33 (1.03%) GitHub
6 31 (0.97%) PaaS
7 20 (0.63%) IaaS
8 16 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.47%) Heroku
10 10 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.22%) Google Play
12 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.19%) TestFlight
13 5 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.13%) Office 365
15 3 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.094%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.094%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.063%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.47%) Internet
2 75 (2.35%) HTTP
3 39 (1.22%) DNS
4 35 (1.09%) Firewall
5 30 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.59%) SSL
7 18 (0.56%) SSH
8 15 (0.47%) Intranet
8 15 (0.47%) Wireshark
9 13 (0.41%) VPN
10 10 (0.31%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
11 9 (0.28%) PuTTY
11 9 (0.28%) SNMP
12 8 (0.25%) IPv4
12 8 (0.25%) Telnet
13 6 (0.19%) Network Security
13 6 (0.19%) SMPP
13 6 (0.19%) VLAN
13 6 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 184 (5.76%) MySQL
3 168 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 167 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 132 (4.13%) MongoDB
6 121 (3.78%) Big Data
7 68 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 68 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 64 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 58 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 55 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (1.19%) DB2
14 33 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.97%) Redis
16 29 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (0.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 999 (31.25%) Selenium
2 415 (12.98%) Git (software)
3 343 (10.73%) Cucumber
4 342 (10.70%) JIRA
5 337 (10.54%) Jenkins
6 315 (9.85%) WebDriver
7 272 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 192 (6.01%) HP UFT
9 173 (5.41%) Subversion
10 172 (5.38%) Visual Studio
11 169 (5.29%) JUnit
12 150 (4.69%) NUnit
13 118 (3.69%) Appium
14 117 (3.66%) JMeter
15 108 (3.38%) TeamCity
16 98 (3.07%) SoapUI
17 92 (2.88%) TestNG
18 83 (2.60%) SpecFlow
19 76 (2.38%) Grunt
19 76 (2.38%) gulp
General
1 755 (23.62%) Finance
2 162 (5.07%) Banking
3 115 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 108 (3.38%) Retail
5 100 (3.13%) Games
6 76 (2.38%) Marketing
7 56 (1.75%) Back Office
8 51 (1.60%) Front Office
9 45 (1.41%) Electronics
10 32 (1.00%) Advertising
11 30 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 29 (0.91%) Legal
12 29 (0.91%) Publishing
13 27 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 26 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.59%) Automotive
16 11 (0.34%) Polish Language
17 10 (0.31%) Law
18 9 (0.28%) Local Government
19 8 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1004 (31.40%) Developer
2 634 (19.83%) Analyst
3 566 (17.70%) Tester
4 514 (16.08%) Test Analyst
5 301 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 274 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 260 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 255 (7.98%) Automation Tester
9 243 (7.60%) .NET Developer
10 207 (6.47%) Software Tester
11 197 (6.16%) QA Engineer
12 192 (6.01%) QA Tester
13 183 (5.72%) Software Engineer
14 170 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
15 167 (5.22%) QA Analyst
16 156 (4.88%) Java Developer
17 141 (4.41%) Automation Test Analyst
18 131 (4.10%) Test Leader
19 126 (3.94%) QA Test Analyst
20 122 (3.82%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (25.65%) .NET
2 715 (22.36%) HTML
3 523 (16.36%) Web Services
4 471 (14.73%) CSS
5 428 (13.39%) XML
6 298 (9.32%) ASP.NET
7 272 (8.51%) jQuery
8 257 (8.04%) HTML5
9 252 (7.88%) SOAP
10 248 (7.76%) AngularJS
11 211 (6.60%) JSON
12 202 (6.32%) .NET Framework
13 200 (6.26%) REST
14 171 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 166 (5.19%) Node.js
16 161 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 161 (5.04%) WCF
17 155 (4.85%) RESTful
18 120 (3.75%) CSS3
19 112 (3.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 288 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 167 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 136 (4.25%) User Experience
5 93 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 70 (2.19%) Fintech
6 70 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 61 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 60 (1.88%) iPad
8 60 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 57 (1.78%) Visualisation
10 54 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 41 (1.28%) Social Media
12 38 (1.19%) iPhone
12 38 (1.19%) Mainframe
13 35 (1.09%) Cybercrime
14 34 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 30 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 26 (0.81%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 463 (14.48%) Windows
2 363 (11.35%) Linux
3 188 (5.88%) Android
4 186 (5.82%) Unix
5 157 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 90 (2.82%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 28 (0.88%) CentOS
10 28 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 23 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (0.72%) Solaris
13 21 (0.66%) Windows Phone
14 16 (0.50%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
16 10 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.25%) Kali Linux
18 5 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1958 (61.24%) Agile Software Development
2 778 (24.34%) Scrum
3 748 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
4 745 (23.30%) TDD
5 709 (22.18%) Manual Testing
6 531 (16.61%) SDLC
7 513 (16.05%) Software Testing
8 487 (15.23%) Test Scripting
9 480 (15.01%) Test Automation
10 456 (14.26%) BDD
11 455 (14.23%) Software Engineering
12 401 (12.54%) Unit Testing
13 376 (11.76%) OO
14 360 (11.26%) MVC
15 358 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 351 (10.98%) Regression Testing
17 323 (10.10%) Functional Testing
18 261 (8.16%) Waterfall
19 260 (8.13%) Automation Testing
20 254 (7.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1003 (31.37%) SQL
2 955 (29.87%) Java
3 926 (28.96%) C#
4 814 (25.46%) JavaScript
5 317 (9.92%) Python
6 244 (7.63%) Ruby
7 216 (6.76%) PHP
8 205 (6.41%) C++
9 146 (4.57%) T-SQL
10 98 (3.07%) VB.NET
11 89 (2.78%) C
12 87 (2.72%) PL/SQL
13 77 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 75 (2.35%) Bash Shell
15 66 (2.06%) PowerShell
16 59 (1.85%) Scala
17 56 (1.75%) Shell Script
18 55 (1.72%) VB
19 51 (1.60%) Groovy
19 51 (1.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 577 (18.05%) Degree
2 487 (15.23%) ISEB
3 404 (12.64%) ISTQB
4 162 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 151 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 77 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 42 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 41 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 21 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
9 21 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.38%) MCSD
11 9 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.28%) PMP
12 6 (0.19%) CISSP
12 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
13 5 (0.16%) CLAS
13 5 (0.16%) MBA
14 4 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.094%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1033 (32.31%) QA
2 22 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.63%) SDET
4 16 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.50%) SLA
5 10 (0.31%) MiFID
6 9 (0.28%) EMIR
7 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.063%) TickIT
9 1 (0.031%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.031%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (3.22%) Docker
2 37 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.44%) HDFS
5 8 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.25%) KVM
5 8 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.13%) Firmware
8 3 (0.094%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.094%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.094%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.063%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.031%) etcd
10 1 (0.031%) RACF
10 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 149 (4.66%) HP Quality Center
2 82 (2.56%) Puppet
3 71 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (1.94%) Ansible
5 27 (0.84%) Packer
6 26 (0.81%) Mesos
7 20 (0.63%) Nagios
8 11 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.31%) Ambari
9 10 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (0.28%) OpenNMS
10 9 (0.28%) Salt
11 8 (0.25%) Kibana
12 7 (0.22%) Graphite
12 7 (0.22%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.19%) MOM
14 5 (0.16%) Control-M
14 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.16%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 419 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 340 (10.63%) Oracle
3 158 (4.94%) HP
4 94 (2.94%) SAP
5 81 (2.53%) Google
6 48 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (1.41%) Zend
8 41 (1.28%) VMware
9 34 (1.06%) Apple
9 34 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 32 (1.00%) Adobe
10 32 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 28 (0.88%) IBM
12 26 (0.81%) Perforce
13 21 (0.66%) New Relic
14 20 (0.63%) Siebel
15 19 (0.59%) OpenText
15 19 (0.59%) TIBCO
15 19 (0.59%) TSYS
16 17 (0.53%) SaltStack
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