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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 217 193 212
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1393 1467 1409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.50% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.82% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1148 1239
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
82712 80785 80914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.90% 82.42% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68126 64784 68263
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -57 527 £50,000 - 74
South East +17 272 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Yorkshire +44 180 £35,000 +11.11% 25
East of England +23 134 £42,500 +11.84% 12
North West +8 119 £35,500 +9.23% 24
South West -27 59 £40,000 +10.34% 17
East Midlands +21 52 £37,500 +15.38% 8
West Midlands -29 48 £35,000 +9.37% 7
North East -15 5 £33,000 -13.15% 5
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1471 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1004 (36.87%) QA
3 968 (35.55%) SQL
4 855 (31.40%) Selenium
5 781 (28.68%) C#
6 775 (28.46%) Java
7 662 (24.31%) Manual Testing
8 659 (24.20%) .NET
9 654 (24.02%) TDD
10 582 (21.37%) Scrum
11 549 (20.16%) Finance
12 528 (19.39%) JavaScript
13 510 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
14 509 (18.69%) Test Scripting
15 489 (17.96%) ISEB
16 473 (17.37%) HTML
17 471 (17.30%) Test Automation
18 470 (17.26%) BDD
19 459 (16.86%) Windows
20 407 (14.95%) Linux
21 389 (14.29%) Software Testing
22 373 (13.70%) Microsoft
23 360 (13.22%) Regression Testing
24 351 (12.89%) Web Services
25 348 (12.78%) Degree
26 333 (12.23%) SQL Server
27 317 (11.64%) WebDriver
28 309 (11.35%) XML
29 307 (11.27%) CSS
30 301 (11.05%) Unit Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (1.84%) Node.js
2 48 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 47 (1.73%) Apache
3 47 (1.73%) Tomcat
4 45 (1.65%) IIS
5 38 (1.40%) CMS
6 31 (1.14%) JBoss
7 28 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 21 (0.77%) MQSeries
9 17 (0.62%) nginx
10 13 (0.48%) Confluence
10 13 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.40%) Drupal
13 10 (0.37%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
15 6 (0.22%) Jetty
15 6 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.18%) Mingle
3 5 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.073%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.073%) SPSS
4 2 (0.073%) MS Project
5 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (0.70%) Endur
2 14 (0.51%) Magento
3 8 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.11%) Summit
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.073%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.073%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.073%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.073%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.037%) Servitor
8 1 (0.037%) SmartPlant
8 1 (0.037%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.037%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.13%) SaaS
2 54 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.73%) PaaS
6 18 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
7 12 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.40%) GitHub
9 10 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.15%) IaaS
11 3 (0.11%) Trello
11 3 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.11%) Joyent
12 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.073%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.037%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.037%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.42%) HTTP
1 66 (2.42%) Internet
2 56 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 23 (0.84%) DNS
4 14 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 12 (0.44%) DHCP
6 11 (0.40%) Wireless
7 9 (0.33%) SSL
8 7 (0.26%) IPsec
8 7 (0.26%) FTP
9 6 (0.22%) SNMP
10 5 (0.18%) Firewall
11 4 (0.15%) DSL
11 4 (0.15%) ATM
11 4 (0.15%) LAN
12 3 (0.11%) VPN
12 3 (0.11%) Network Security
13 2 (0.073%) 3G
13 2 (0.073%) 2G
13 2 (0.073%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 165 (6.06%) MySQL
3 110 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 87 (3.20%) Big Data
5 80 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 67 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 66 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 54 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 44 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 43 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.40%) DB2
12 35 (1.29%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (1.10%) Redis
15 28 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
19 12 (0.44%) MS Access
20 11 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 855 (31.40%) Selenium
2 317 (11.64%) WebDriver
3 300 (11.02%) Cucumber
4 254 (9.33%) JIRA
5 250 (9.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 228 (8.37%) Jenkins
7 225 (8.26%) Git (software)
8 201 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 193 (7.09%) SpecFlow
10 172 (6.32%) JUnit
11 148 (5.44%) Subversion
12 144 (5.29%) TeamCity
13 132 (4.85%) NUnit
14 130 (4.77%) Visual Studio
15 126 (4.63%) SoapUI
16 117 (4.30%) JMeter
17 95 (3.49%) FitNesse
18 84 (3.08%) Maven
19 72 (2.64%) Eclipse
20 60 (2.20%) Moq
General
1 549 (20.16%) Finance
2 121 (4.44%) Banking
3 117 (4.30%) Retail
4 89 (3.27%) Games
5 50 (1.84%) Marketing
6 44 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.54%) Advertising
8 39 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 39 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 23 (0.84%) Front Office
12 16 (0.59%) Law
13 15 (0.55%) Publishing
13 15 (0.55%) Billing
14 11 (0.40%) Legal
15 10 (0.37%) Electronics
16 9 (0.33%) Automotive
17 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 656 (24.09%) Developer
2 644 (23.65%) Analyst
3 527 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 507 (18.62%) Tester
5 259 (9.51%) Software Engineer
6 251 (9.22%) Test Engineer
7 204 (7.49%) Software Tester
8 169 (6.21%) QA Analyst
9 150 (5.51%) QA Engineer
10 146 (5.36%) Java Developer
11 129 (4.74%) Senior Developer
12 119 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
13 102 (3.75%) Test Manager
13 102 (3.75%) Team Leader
14 101 (3.71%) Software Test Engineer
14 101 (3.71%) Test Leader
15 92 (3.38%) QA Tester
15 92 (3.38%) .NET Developer
16 90 (3.31%) Automation Tester
17 89 (3.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (24.20%) .NET
2 473 (17.37%) HTML
3 351 (12.89%) Web Services
4 309 (11.35%) XML
5 307 (11.27%) CSS
6 180 (6.61%) HTML5
7 172 (6.32%) WCF
8 160 (5.88%) jQuery
9 154 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 148 (5.44%) SOAP
11 132 (4.85%) RESTful
12 128 (4.70%) REST
13 121 (4.44%) .NET Framework
14 115 (4.22%) Spring
15 105 (3.86%) WPF
16 104 (3.82%) Ajax
17 96 (3.53%) Gherkin
18 82 (3.01%) Hibernate
19 79 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 75 (2.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 195 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 173 (6.35%) Open Source
4 146 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 90 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 78 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (1.98%) User Experience
8 37 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 34 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 30 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 24 (0.88%) Social Media
13 22 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 21 (0.77%) Hedge funds
15 20 (0.73%) Replication
16 18 (0.66%) Equities
17 16 (0.59%) GIS
18 15 (0.55%) Biometrics
18 15 (0.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 459 (16.86%) Windows
2 407 (14.95%) Linux
3 189 (6.94%) UNIX
4 139 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 131 (4.81%) Android
6 40 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 18 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 17 (0.62%) CentOS
13 16 (0.59%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
16 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.37%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1471 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (24.31%) Manual Testing
3 654 (24.02%) TDD
4 582 (21.37%) Scrum
5 510 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
6 509 (18.69%) Test Scripting
7 471 (17.30%) Test Automation
8 470 (17.26%) BDD
9 389 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 360 (13.22%) Regression Testing
11 301 (11.05%) Unit Testing
12 292 (10.72%) E-Commerce
13 289 (10.61%) Software Engineering
14 282 (10.36%) OO
15 272 (9.99%) User Acceptance Testing
16 239 (8.78%) Automation Testing
17 232 (8.52%) Test Strategy
18 223 (8.19%) Mentoring
19 217 (7.97%) MVC
20 176 (6.46%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 968 (35.55%) SQL
2 781 (28.68%) C#
3 775 (28.46%) Java
4 528 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 250 (9.18%) Python
6 241 (8.85%) Ruby
7 217 (7.97%) C++
8 160 (5.88%) PHP
9 101 (3.71%) C
10 65 (2.39%) T-SQL
11 59 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 57 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 53 (1.95%) Perl
14 48 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 46 (1.69%) VB
16 42 (1.54%) VBScript
17 33 (1.21%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.07%) XPath
19 28 (1.03%) Bash Shell
20 27 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 489 (17.96%) ISEB
2 348 (12.78%) Degree
3 294 (10.80%) ISTQB
4 162 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (1.36%) VCP4
6 20 (0.73%) HND
7 12 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.22%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.15%) CISSP
11 4 (0.15%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.11%) HNC
12 3 (0.11%) CISA
13 2 (0.073%) MCP
14 1 (0.037%) CISM
14 1 (0.037%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1004 (36.87%) QA
2 26 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.55%) TickIT
4 6 (0.22%) SLA
5 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.18%) FATCA
6 2 (0.073%) GAMP
6 2 (0.073%) WAI
7 1 (0.037%) JTAG
7 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 23 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.40%) Varnish
5 10 (0.37%) Firmware
6 5 (0.18%) vSphere
7 4 (0.15%) Docker
7 4 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.073%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) QEMU
9 1 (0.037%) HDFS
9 1 (0.037%) Nmap
9 1 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 55 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.51%) Puppet
4 25 (0.92%) Ansible
5 6 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.15%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.073%) Netcool
8 1 (0.037%) Nessus
8 1 (0.037%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.037%) Salt
Vendors
1 373 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 212 (7.79%) Oracle
3 86 (3.16%) HP
4 39 (1.43%) IBM
5 38 (1.40%) VMware
6 31 (1.14%) Zend
7 29 (1.07%) Google
7 29 (1.07%) Apple
8 27 (0.99%) SAP
9 25 (0.92%) Telerik
10 19 (0.70%) OpenLink
11 17 (0.62%) Sybase
12 15 (0.55%) Informatica
12 15 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.44%) TIBCO
14 11 (0.40%) Appcelerator
14 11 (0.40%) Citrix
15 7 (0.26%) Rackspace
16 6 (0.22%) New Relic
16 6 (0.22%) Remedy
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experian
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experian
Salary: competitive + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + ISEB training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago