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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 211 214 226
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1562 1543 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.40% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.70% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1332 1158
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
86254 90952 83241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.49% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71278 74182 69352
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +31 709 £52,500 +5.00% 85
South East +8 284 £41,950 +4.87% 49
Yorkshire +55 133 £42,500 +30.76% 18
North West +22 116 £38,000 +16.92% 29
East of England -11 104 £42,500 - 28
East Midlands +2 90 £42,500 +25.00% 12
West Midlands -15 69 £32,500 -13.90% 11
South West -66 50 £34,000 -2.85% 14
North East -8 6 £40,000 +7.96% 8
Midlands - 1 £37,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1960 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1194 (37.51%) QA
3 1086 (34.12%) SQL
4 1046 (32.86%) Java
5 1020 (32.05%) Selenium
6 880 (27.65%) TDD
7 838 (26.33%) C#
8 798 (25.07%) .NET
9 783 (24.60%) Manual Testing
10 769 (24.16%) Finance
11 725 (22.78%) Scrum
12 690 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
13 682 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 659 (20.70%) HTML
15 568 (17.84%) Test Scripting
16 551 (17.31%) BDD
17 504 (15.83%) Web Services
18 497 (15.61%) ISEB
19 482 (15.14%) Test Automation
20 464 (14.58%) Unit Testing
21 445 (13.98%) Degree
21 445 (13.98%) CSS
22 440 (13.82%) XML
23 438 (13.76%) Windows
24 436 (13.70%) Software Testing
25 435 (13.67%) Linux
26 431 (13.54%) SQL Server
27 419 (13.16%) Microsoft
28 382 (12.00%) SDLC
29 381 (11.97%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 95 (2.98%) IIS
2 81 (2.54%) WebSphere
3 70 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 68 (2.14%) Apache
5 60 (1.89%) JBoss
6 58 (1.82%) Node.js
7 38 (1.19%) Confluence
8 37 (1.16%) CMS
9 32 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 29 (0.91%) nginx
11 24 (0.75%) Drupal
11 24 (0.75%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (0.47%) MQSeries
13 15 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.31%) CICS
15 10 (0.31%) Jetty
16 7 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 193 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.29%) MS Office
3 8 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.19%) Mingle
5 5 (0.16%) MS Project
6 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.094%) SPSS
8 2 (0.063%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (0.72%) Magento
2 11 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.19%) MultiFonds
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.13%) Beauchamp
6 3 (0.094%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.094%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.094%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.063%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.063%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.063%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 2 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.031%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (1.89%) SaaS
3 58 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (0.50%) PaaS
6 10 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.22%) GitHub
8 6 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.094%) IaaS
11 2 (0.063%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.063%) Joyent
11 2 (0.063%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.031%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.031%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.61%) Internet
2 79 (2.48%) HTTP
3 47 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.07%) DNS
5 21 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 19 (0.60%) FTP
7 16 (0.50%) Wireless
8 13 (0.41%) SSL
8 13 (0.41%) DHCP
9 10 (0.31%) IPsec
9 10 (0.31%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.22%) Firewall
11 6 (0.19%) Network Security
12 5 (0.16%) LAN
12 5 (0.16%) WAN
13 4 (0.13%) MVNO
14 3 (0.094%) Multicast
14 3 (0.094%) VPN
14 3 (0.094%) Intranet
14 3 (0.094%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 188 (5.91%) MySQL
3 179 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 100 (3.14%) Oracle Database
5 72 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 71 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 69 (2.17%) DB2
8 63 (1.98%) Big Data
9 58 (1.82%) MongoDB
10 54 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 51 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (0.88%) MarkLogic
15 26 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (0.72%) DbVisualizer
17 19 (0.60%) SQLite
18 18 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
19 17 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1020 (32.05%) Selenium
2 381 (11.97%) WebDriver
3 339 (10.65%) Cucumber
4 304 (9.55%) Git (software)
5 280 (8.80%) Jenkins
6 279 (8.77%) HP UFT
7 276 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 268 (8.42%) JIRA
9 190 (5.97%) Subversion
10 182 (5.72%) Visual Studio
11 174 (5.47%) JUnit
12 171 (5.37%) JMeter
13 143 (4.49%) SoapUI
14 138 (4.34%) SpecFlow
15 128 (4.02%) LoadRunner
16 127 (3.99%) Maven
17 95 (2.98%) NUnit
18 85 (2.67%) FitNesse
19 74 (2.32%) Eclipse
20 70 (2.20%) TeamCity
General
1 769 (24.16%) Finance
2 185 (5.81%) Banking
3 138 (4.34%) Retail
4 94 (2.95%) Games
5 72 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 53 (1.67%) Marketing
7 48 (1.51%) Back Office
8 39 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 39 (1.23%) Front Office
9 30 (0.94%) Publishing
10 29 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.88%) Law
12 22 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.63%) Advertising
14 19 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.50%) Automotive
15 16 (0.50%) Polish Language
16 15 (0.47%) Legal
17 13 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 836 (26.26%) Developer
2 724 (22.75%) Analyst
3 578 (18.16%) Tester
4 541 (17.00%) Test Analyst
5 217 (6.82%) QA Engineer
6 195 (6.13%) Software Tester
7 191 (6.00%) Test Engineer
8 185 (5.81%) Software Engineer
9 179 (5.62%) Senior Developer
10 163 (5.12%) QA Analyst
11 151 (4.74%) Java Developer
12 141 (4.43%) .NET Developer
13 126 (3.96%) Automation Tester
14 115 (3.61%) Test Leader
15 113 (3.55%) QA Tester
16 111 (3.49%) Team Leader
17 104 (3.27%) Test Manager
18 99 (3.11%) C# Developer
19 97 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
20 73 (2.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (25.07%) .NET
2 659 (20.70%) HTML
3 504 (15.83%) Web Services
4 445 (13.98%) CSS
5 440 (13.82%) XML
6 252 (7.92%) HTML5
7 233 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 222 (6.97%) jQuery
9 195 (6.13%) .NET Framework
10 194 (6.09%) SOAP
11 178 (5.59%) Spring
12 167 (5.25%) WCF
13 130 (4.08%) RESTful
14 112 (3.52%) REST
14 112 (3.52%) Ajax
15 109 (3.42%) AngularJS
16 104 (3.27%) Hibernate
17 102 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 99 (3.11%) Gherkin
19 97 (3.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 292 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 230 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 182 (5.72%) Mobile App
4 123 (3.86%) User Experience
5 93 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 74 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 47 (1.48%) Mathematics
9 46 (1.45%) Social Media
9 46 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 42 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 38 (1.19%) Replication
13 36 (1.13%) Equities
13 36 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 34 (1.07%) Visualisation
15 32 (1.01%) Derivative
16 29 (0.91%) Mainframe
17 28 (0.88%) iSeries
18 23 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 438 (13.76%) Windows
2 435 (13.67%) Linux
3 229 (7.19%) UNIX
4 130 (4.08%) Android
5 122 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (1.16%) Windows 8
8 35 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 30 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 27 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.85%) Windows Vista
12 25 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.66%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
15 11 (0.35%) AIX
16 10 (0.31%) CentOS
17 9 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1960 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 880 (27.65%) TDD
3 783 (24.60%) Manual Testing
4 725 (22.78%) Scrum
5 690 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
6 568 (17.84%) Test Scripting
7 551 (17.31%) BDD
8 482 (15.14%) Test Automation
9 464 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 436 (13.70%) Software Testing
11 382 (12.00%) SDLC
12 362 (11.37%) Regression Testing
13 354 (11.12%) Software Engineering
14 339 (10.65%) OO
15 324 (10.18%) E-Commerce
16 296 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 274 (8.61%) Automation Testing
18 252 (7.92%) Mentoring
19 249 (7.82%) MVC
20 237 (7.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1086 (34.12%) SQL
2 1046 (32.86%) Java
3 838 (26.33%) C#
4 682 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 263 (8.26%) Python
6 238 (7.48%) PHP
7 195 (6.13%) C++
8 173 (5.44%) Ruby
9 126 (3.96%) T-SQL
10 107 (3.36%) C
11 95 (2.98%) PL/SQL
12 77 (2.42%) VB
13 64 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 63 (1.98%) Perl
15 56 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.48%) XPath
17 41 (1.29%) VBScript
18 40 (1.26%) PowerShell
19 39 (1.23%) XQuery
20 37 (1.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 497 (15.61%) ISEB
2 445 (13.98%) Degree
3 352 (11.06%) ISTQB
4 170 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 15 (0.47%) CISA
6 15 (0.47%) CISSP
7 14 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
8 13 (0.41%) HND
9 10 (0.31%) PhD
9 10 (0.31%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.25%) HP ASE
10 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
12 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.16%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.063%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1194 (37.51%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.19%) FATCA
4 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.16%) WCAG
5 3 (0.094%) WAI
5 3 (0.094%) TickIT
6 2 (0.063%) SLA
6 2 (0.063%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.031%) EMIR
7 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 46 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.63%) Docker
4 19 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (0.57%) Varnish
6 10 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.28%) RACF
8 8 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.22%) vSphere
10 3 (0.094%) Firmware
10 3 (0.094%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.094%) KVM
10 3 (0.094%) HDFS
11 2 (0.063%) QEMU
12 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.031%) Xen
12 1 (0.031%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 100 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 84 (2.64%) Puppet
2 84 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.32%) Ansible
4 32 (1.01%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.31%) CA LISA
5 10 (0.31%) Salt
6 9 (0.28%) CA Endevor
7 8 (0.25%) WMI
8 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.19%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.094%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.094%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.094%) Control-M
9 3 (0.094%) Nagios
9 3 (0.094%) Mesos
10 2 (0.063%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.031%) Netcool
Vendors
1 419 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 280 (8.80%) Oracle
3 122 (3.83%) HP
4 65 (2.04%) IBM
5 51 (1.60%) VMware
6 43 (1.35%) Google
7 41 (1.29%) Zend
8 33 (1.04%) SAP
9 26 (0.82%) Pega
9 26 (0.82%) Telerik
10 25 (0.79%) New Relic
11 18 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.41%) Sybase
12 13 (0.41%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.38%) Informatica
14 10 (0.31%) CA
14 10 (0.31%) Cognos
14 10 (0.31%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.28%) F5
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + parking,pen,health,life 26 hols
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits and Perks
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
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Salary: 25,000 to 32,000
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
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