The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 200 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1603 1457 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.41% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.78% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1261 1538
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89145 81724 90046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.38% 78.93% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72330 67844 77060
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Automated Testing
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 771 £50,000 - 40
South East -18 233 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Yorkshire -29 130 £33,500 -4.28% 9
East of England -60 121 £35,000 -12.50% 9
North West +60 109 £32,500 -5.79% 11
South West -14 92 £35,000 +7.69% 8
East Midlands +15 70 £34,000 +4.61% 10
West Midlands +11 61 £33,500 -4.28% 7
North East +2 21 £28,636 -11.88% 2
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1191 (39.00%) QA
2 1124 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1059 (34.68%) Selenium
4 944 (30.91%) SQL
5 843 (27.60%) Java
6 839 (27.47%) C#
7 767 (25.11%) .NET
8 654 (21.41%) TDD
9 601 (19.68%) Finance
9 601 (19.68%) Test Scripting
10 591 (19.35%) Scrum
11 579 (18.96%) JavaScript
12 565 (18.50%) ISEB
13 496 (16.24%) SQL Server
14 467 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
15 466 (15.26%) Degree
16 459 (15.03%) HTML
17 456 (14.93%) Test Automation
18 453 (14.83%) BDD
19 413 (13.52%) Software Testing
20 407 (13.33%) E-Commerce
21 400 (13.10%) Microsoft
22 366 (11.98%) Linux
23 362 (11.85%) Windows
23 362 (11.85%) Manual Testing
24 352 (11.53%) OO
25 345 (11.30%) Test Strategy
26 342 (11.20%) XML
27 338 (11.07%) CSS
28 321 (10.51%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 98 (3.21%) Apache
2 56 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 52 (1.70%) Apache Solr
4 42 (1.38%) Drupal
5 40 (1.31%) IIS
6 35 (1.15%) Node.js
7 33 (1.08%) CMS
8 30 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.88%) Confluence
10 25 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.62%) LiveLink
12 18 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.36%) nginx
15 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.20%) Jetty
17 5 (0.16%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 187 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.06%) MS Office
3 20 (0.65%) MS Project
4 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.26%) Mingle
7 6 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.16%) SPSS
9 3 (0.098%) Maya
10 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.43%) Magento
2 10 (0.33%) Monis
3 7 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.20%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.20%) Pivotal CRM
5 4 (0.13%) FastVal
5 4 (0.13%) SunGard APT
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.098%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.098%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.098%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.098%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.34%) SaaS
2 45 (1.47%) PaaS
3 37 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (1.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 26 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.56%) Joyent
9 7 (0.23%) IaaS
10 5 (0.16%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.098%) GitHub
12 2 (0.065%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.033%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.033%) Heroku
13 1 (0.033%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.033%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 169 (5.53%) Internet
2 113 (3.70%) HTTP
3 38 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.46%) Wireless
5 9 (0.29%) SSL
5 9 (0.29%) DNS
6 8 (0.26%) AMQP
7 7 (0.23%) X.509
7 7 (0.23%) Firewall
7 7 (0.23%) STUN
8 5 (0.16%) DHCP
8 5 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.13%) Intranet
9 4 (0.13%) LAN
10 3 (0.098%) SMS
10 3 (0.098%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.065%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.065%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.065%) GSM
12 1 (0.033%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 255 (8.35%) MySQL
3 193 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 98 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (2.69%) RDBMS
6 76 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 70 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 68 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (1.24%) Big Data
12 37 (1.21%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.08%) NoSQL
14 26 (0.85%) DB2
15 24 (0.79%) Hadoop
16 18 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.43%) OLAP
18 13 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1059 (34.68%) Selenium
2 321 (10.51%) Git (software)
3 307 (10.05%) WebDriver
4 261 (8.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 232 (7.60%) JIRA
6 230 (7.53%) Cucumber
7 222 (7.27%) Visual Studio
7 222 (7.27%) Subversion
8 219 (7.17%) Jenkins
9 200 (6.55%) NUnit
10 196 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 194 (6.35%) Maven
12 193 (6.32%) JUnit
13 153 (5.01%) SoapUI
14 127 (4.16%) Ant
15 126 (4.13%) FitNesse
16 123 (4.03%) JMeter
17 117 (3.83%) SpecFlow
18 96 (3.14%) LoadRunner
19 90 (2.95%) Hudson
General
1 601 (19.68%) Finance
2 193 (6.32%) Banking
3 153 (5.01%) Games
4 118 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 109 (3.57%) Retail
5 109 (3.57%) Marketing
6 66 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 43 (1.41%) Legal
8 42 (1.38%) Publishing
9 35 (1.15%) Front Office
10 32 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.95%) Advertising
12 28 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.82%) Automotive
14 23 (0.75%) Back Office
15 21 (0.69%) Electronics
16 13 (0.43%) Law
17 11 (0.36%) German Language
18 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 840 (27.50%) Developer
2 642 (21.02%) Analyst
3 538 (17.62%) Tester
4 516 (16.90%) Test Analyst
5 359 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 252 (8.25%) Software Engineer
7 251 (8.22%) QA Engineer
8 180 (5.89%) QA Analyst
9 176 (5.76%) Software Tester
10 145 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
11 141 (4.62%) Test Manager
12 135 (4.42%) QA Tester
13 128 (4.19%) Software Developer
14 122 (3.99%) Software Test Engineer
15 115 (3.77%) Senior Developer
16 109 (3.57%) C# Developer
16 109 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
17 104 (3.41%) Java Developer
18 103 (3.37%) .NET Developer
19 89 (2.91%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 767 (25.11%) .NET
2 459 (15.03%) HTML
3 342 (11.20%) XML
4 338 (11.07%) CSS
5 314 (10.28%) Web Services
6 266 (8.71%) SOAP
7 228 (7.47%) jQuery
8 215 (7.04%) HTML5
9 184 (6.02%) ASP.NET
10 149 (4.88%) .NET Framework
11 136 (4.45%) Spring
12 122 (3.99%) Ajax
13 120 (3.93%) REST
14 103 (3.37%) WCF
15 101 (3.31%) Gherkin
16 98 (3.21%) JSON
17 92 (3.01%) RESTful
18 91 (2.98%) CSS3
19 89 (2.91%) Symfony
20 88 (2.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 231 (7.56%) Mobile App
2 230 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 165 (5.40%) Open Source
4 70 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 54 (1.77%) Social Media
6 51 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 51 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 40 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 38 (1.24%) Digital Media
9 36 (1.18%) Taxonomies
10 35 (1.15%) Statistics
11 25 (0.82%) Online Games
12 24 (0.79%) Biometrics
13 23 (0.75%) Replication
13 23 (0.75%) Equities
13 23 (0.75%) Xbox
14 21 (0.69%) EPoS
14 21 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 366 (11.98%) Linux
2 362 (11.85%) Windows
3 182 (5.96%) UNIX
4 132 (4.32%) Android
5 125 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 37 (1.21%) Windows Vista
10 20 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.23%) CentOS
16 6 (0.20%) AIX
17 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.16%) Debian
18 3 (0.098%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1124 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (21.41%) TDD
3 601 (19.68%) Test Scripting
4 591 (19.35%) Scrum
5 467 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
6 456 (14.93%) Test Automation
7 453 (14.83%) BDD
8 413 (13.52%) Software Testing
9 407 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 362 (11.85%) Manual Testing
11 352 (11.53%) OO
12 345 (11.30%) Test Strategy
13 283 (9.27%) Software Engineering
14 253 (8.28%) MVC
15 251 (8.22%) Automation Testing
16 248 (8.12%) Unit Testing
17 225 (7.37%) Performance Testing
18 187 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
19 172 (5.63%) Regression Testing
20 161 (5.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 944 (30.91%) SQL
2 843 (27.60%) Java
3 839 (27.47%) C#
4 579 (18.96%) JavaScript
5 306 (10.02%) PHP
6 242 (7.92%) Python
7 210 (6.88%) Ruby
8 192 (6.29%) C++
9 111 (3.63%) Perl
10 79 (2.59%) Groovy
11 77 (2.52%) T-SQL
12 75 (2.46%) VB
13 61 (2.00%) Scala
14 57 (1.87%) C
15 51 (1.67%) VBScript
16 39 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 33 (1.08%) PHP5
18 30 (0.98%) XPath
19 29 (0.95%) Objective-C
20 27 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 565 (18.50%) ISEB
2 466 (15.26%) Degree
3 272 (8.91%) ISTQB
4 29 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.79%) PhD
6 16 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (0.36%) HND
8 6 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.13%) HNC
11 3 (0.098%) PMP
11 3 (0.098%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.065%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.065%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.033%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.033%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1191 (39.00%) QA
2 23 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.59%) TickIT
4 14 (0.46%) SLA
5 6 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.098%) WAI
7 2 (0.065%) WCAG
7 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.56%) Varnish
2 17 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.16%) KVM
4 3 (0.098%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.098%) Squid
5 2 (0.065%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.033%) Xen
Systems Management
1 162 (5.30%) HP Quality Center
2 67 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (1.74%) Puppet
4 26 (0.85%) Nagios
5 7 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.20%) Control-M
7 5 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.13%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.098%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.098%) collectd
10 1 (0.033%) Ansible
Vendors
1 400 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 268 (8.78%) Oracle
3 124 (4.06%) HP
4 50 (1.64%) Zend
5 40 (1.31%) Google
6 36 (1.18%) Cognos
7 33 (1.08%) VMware
8 32 (1.05%) Adobe
9 26 (0.85%) SAP
10 24 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 21 (0.69%) Facebook
12 19 (0.62%) IBM
12 19 (0.62%) Apple
13 18 (0.59%) Citrix
13 18 (0.59%) Siebel
14 17 (0.56%) Telerik
14 17 (0.56%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.56%) Rackspace
15 16 (0.52%) Sybase
16 15 (0.49%) Foundry
Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + exce
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday