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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 193 212 233
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1589 1604 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.57% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1279 1299
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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
80575 89250 93482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.90% 87.15% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68124 73923 75971
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 595 £61,250 +16.66% 77
South East -15 261 £40,000 -2.43% 27
South West +108 187 £42,750 +23.91% 18
West Midlands +53 124 £35,000 +12.90% 8
Yorkshire +20 113 £47,500 +11.11% 25
East Midlands +20 103 £39,000 -2.50% 17
East of England +7 103 £43,000 +14.66% 14
North West -6 93 £38,750 -3.12% 25
North East -1 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2026 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1084 (33.16%) Java
3 1053 (32.21%) QA
4 1045 (31.97%) Selenium
5 1014 (31.02%) SQL
6 968 (29.61%) C#
7 891 (27.26%) JavaScript
8 845 (25.85%) .NET
8 845 (25.85%) Scrum
9 780 (23.86%) TDD
10 762 (23.31%) HTML
11 755 (23.10%) Finance
12 716 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
13 656 (20.07%) Manual Testing
14 584 (17.86%) Degree
15 515 (15.75%) Web Services
16 512 (15.66%) SDLC
17 509 (15.57%) Software Engineering
18 506 (15.48%) Software Testing
19 500 (15.30%) Test Automation
19 500 (15.30%) CSS
20 488 (14.93%) Test Scripting
21 479 (14.65%) ISEB
22 466 (14.26%) BDD
23 455 (13.92%) SQL Server
24 449 (13.74%) Windows
24 449 (13.74%) Git (software)
25 433 (13.25%) Regression Testing
26 429 (13.12%) XML
27 419 (12.82%) Microsoft

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
1 104 (3.18%) IIS
2 90 (2.75%) CMS
3 59 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 53 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 41 (1.25%) Apache
7 38 (1.16%) Confluence
8 32 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 28 (0.86%) CICS
9 28 (0.86%) JBoss
10 23 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 22 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (0.58%) Umbraco
14 16 (0.49%) Drupal
15 14 (0.43%) nginx
15 14 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 248 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 110 (3.36%) MS Office
3 43 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.52%) MS Project
6 7 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.64%) VisionPLUS
4 14 (0.43%) MultiFonds
4 14 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 14 (0.43%) Sonata
5 13 (0.40%) Beauchamp
6 12 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.28%) Misys Midas
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.18%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.092%) Endur
11 3 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.061%) Markit EDM
13 1 (0.031%) Oracle Financials
13 1 (0.031%) RMDS
13 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 213 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (2.02%) SaaS
4 39 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (1.19%) GitHub
5 35 (1.07%) PaaS
6 22 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.67%) IaaS
7 21 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (0.55%) Heroku
9 12 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.18%) Google Play
11 6 (0.18%) TestFlight
12 5 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.12%) MailChimp
14 3 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.092%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.94%) Internet
2 87 (2.66%) HTTP
3 38 (1.16%) DNS
4 36 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.04%) Firewall
6 21 (0.64%) SSL
7 15 (0.46%) Intranet
8 14 (0.43%) SSH
9 12 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.24%) IPv4
11 7 (0.21%) SMPP
11 7 (0.21%) VPN
11 7 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.18%) VoIP
13 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.15%) Network Security
13 5 (0.15%) Unicast
14 4 (0.12%) Multicast
14 4 (0.12%) PuTTY
15 3 (0.092%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 209 (6.39%) NoSQL
3 194 (5.93%) MySQL
4 159 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 157 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 119 (3.64%) Big Data
7 84 (2.57%) Hadoop
8 81 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 73 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 52 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 49 (1.50%) Redis
13 48 (1.47%) Oracle Database
14 46 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 45 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (1.38%) RDBMS
16 39 (1.19%) DB2
17 35 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (0.73%) Riak
19 20 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1045 (31.97%) Selenium
2 449 (13.74%) Git (software)
3 369 (11.29%) Cucumber
4 350 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 319 (9.76%) JIRA
6 305 (9.33%) WebDriver
7 279 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 207 (6.33%) JUnit
9 187 (5.72%) Visual Studio
10 186 (5.69%) HP UFT
11 172 (5.26%) Subversion
12 157 (4.80%) NUnit
13 125 (3.82%) Appium
14 123 (3.76%) JMeter
15 106 (3.24%) TestNG
16 99 (3.03%) TeamCity
17 98 (3.00%) SoapUI
18 92 (2.81%) SpecFlow
19 79 (2.42%) Maven
20 77 (2.36%) Grunt
General
1 755 (23.10%) Finance
2 161 (4.93%) Banking
3 117 (3.58%) Games
4 113 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 105 (3.21%) Retail
6 79 (2.42%) Marketing
7 61 (1.87%) Back Office
8 53 (1.62%) Electronics
9 50 (1.53%) Front Office
10 39 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 30 (0.92%) Advertising
12 29 (0.89%) Legal
12 29 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.80%) Publishing
14 24 (0.73%) Automotive
15 21 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.46%) Law
17 9 (0.28%) Polish Language
18 8 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1069 (32.70%) Developer
2 595 (18.20%) Analyst
3 556 (17.01%) Tester
4 489 (14.96%) Test Analyst
5 317 (9.70%) C# Developer
6 292 (8.93%) Test Engineer
7 275 (8.41%) Senior Developer
8 267 (8.17%) Automation Tester
9 251 (7.68%) .NET Developer
10 218 (6.67%) Java Developer
11 206 (6.30%) Software Tester
12 204 (6.24%) Software Engineer
13 201 (6.15%) QA Tester
14 187 (5.72%) QA Engineer
15 177 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
16 160 (4.89%) QA Analyst
17 150 (4.59%) Automation Test Analyst
18 134 (4.10%) Java Engineer
19 126 (3.85%) Test Leader
20 124 (3.79%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 845 (25.85%) .NET
2 762 (23.31%) HTML
3 515 (15.75%) Web Services
4 500 (15.30%) CSS
5 429 (13.12%) XML
6 335 (10.25%) ASP.NET
7 279 (8.53%) HTML5
8 277 (8.47%) jQuery
9 274 (8.38%) AngularJS
10 233 (7.13%) SOAP
11 218 (6.67%) JSON
12 209 (6.39%) .NET Framework
13 199 (6.09%) Node.js
14 193 (5.90%) REST
15 177 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 169 (5.17%) RESTful
17 163 (4.99%) WCF
18 157 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 138 (4.22%) CSS3
20 116 (3.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 311 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 277 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 189 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 139 (4.25%) User Experience
5 88 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 75 (2.29%) Fintech
7 69 (2.11%) iPad
8 63 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 60 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 60 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 59 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 57 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 48 (1.47%) Visualisation
13 41 (1.25%) Mainframe
14 37 (1.13%) Social Media
15 35 (1.07%) iPhone
16 33 (1.01%) Hedge funds
17 32 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 30 (0.92%) Cybercrime
19 25 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 449 (13.74%) Windows
2 402 (12.30%) Linux
3 200 (6.12%) Android
4 193 (5.90%) Unix
5 174 (5.32%) Apple iOS
6 92 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 38 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 29 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (0.83%) CentOS
11 27 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 21 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.55%) Windows Phone
14 17 (0.52%) Solaris
15 14 (0.43%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
17 8 (0.24%) Kali Linux
18 7 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2026 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 845 (25.85%) Scrum
3 780 (23.86%) TDD
4 716 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
5 656 (20.07%) Manual Testing
6 512 (15.66%) SDLC
7 509 (15.57%) Software Engineering
8 506 (15.48%) Software Testing
9 500 (15.30%) Test Automation
10 488 (14.93%) Test Scripting
11 466 (14.26%) BDD
12 433 (13.25%) Regression Testing
13 418 (12.79%) OO
13 418 (12.79%) Unit Testing
14 368 (11.26%) MVC
15 323 (9.88%) Functional Testing
16 311 (9.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 277 (8.47%) DevOps
18 266 (8.14%) Mentoring
19 258 (7.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1084 (33.16%) Java
2 1014 (31.02%) SQL
3 968 (29.61%) C#
4 891 (27.26%) JavaScript
5 355 (10.86%) Python
6 260 (7.95%) Ruby
7 237 (7.25%) C++
8 220 (6.73%) PHP
9 135 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 112 (3.43%) C
11 102 (3.12%) VB.NET
12 86 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 74 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 68 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 66 (2.02%) Scala
16 64 (1.96%) PL/SQL
17 63 (1.93%) VB
18 57 (1.74%) Groovy
18 57 (1.74%) Shell Script
19 53 (1.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 584 (17.86%) Degree
2 479 (14.65%) ISEB
3 391 (11.96%) ISTQB
4 180 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 166 (5.08%) Security Cleared
6 84 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 38 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 20 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.37%) MCSD
11 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.28%) PMP
13 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.15%) CISSP
14 5 (0.15%) CLAS
14 5 (0.15%) MBA
15 4 (0.12%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1053 (32.21%) QA
2 27 (0.83%) SDET
3 23 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.46%) SLA
6 10 (0.31%) MiFID
7 9 (0.28%) EMIR
8 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.031%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.031%) TickIT
System Software
1 126 (3.85%) Docker
2 38 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.49%) HDFS
5 8 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.24%) KVM
5 8 (0.24%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.12%) Firmware
8 3 (0.092%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.092%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.061%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.031%) etcd
10 1 (0.031%) RACF
10 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 147 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (2.94%) Puppet
3 88 (2.69%) Ansible
4 79 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (1.19%) Packer
6 20 (0.61%) Mesos
7 11 (0.34%) Nagios
8 10 (0.31%) Ambari
8 10 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (0.31%) Rundeck
9 8 (0.24%) Kibana
9 8 (0.24%) Salt
10 7 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 6 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.18%) MOM
12 5 (0.15%) Control-M
12 5 (0.15%) OpenVAS
13 4 (0.12%) Graphite
14 3 (0.092%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 419 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 324 (9.91%) Oracle
3 155 (4.74%) HP
4 101 (3.09%) Google
5 97 (2.97%) SAP
6 48 (1.47%) Zend
7 46 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (1.28%) VMware
9 40 (1.22%) Adobe
10 33 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 31 (0.95%) Apple
12 28 (0.86%) Atlassian
13 26 (0.80%) Perforce
14 22 (0.67%) TIBCO
15 20 (0.61%) Siebel
16 19 (0.58%) OpenText
17 18 (0.55%) Informatica
17 18 (0.55%) TSYS
18 17 (0.52%) IBM
18 17 (0.52%) Telerik
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 40 days+ Holidays & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago