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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 190 206 244
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +38
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1546 1644 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.80% 1.65% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.89% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1348 1136
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
75860 87138 91075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.10% 87.52% 85.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63064 72784 75492
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
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 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -1 494 £57,500 +9.52% 47
South East -9 276 £44,500 +4.70% 22
North West +26 162 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Yorkshire +41 158 £42,500 -22.72% 30
East of England +6 143 £45,344 -4.53% 13
South West +49 110 £42,500 -5.55% 20
East Midlands +18 99 £39,500 -12.22% 7
West Midlands -14 90 £39,000 +20.00% 18
Midlands +14 5 £40,000 -20.00%
North East -3 5 £35,000 +34.61% 7
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 2064 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1108 (35.24%) Java
3 1087 (34.57%) Selenium
4 978 (31.11%) QA
5 963 (30.63%) SQL
6 883 (28.09%) C#
7 855 (27.19%) Scrum
8 782 (24.87%) JavaScript
9 768 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
10 767 (24.40%) TDD
11 683 (21.72%) .NET
12 667 (21.22%) HTML
13 592 (18.83%) Finance
14 562 (17.88%) Manual Testing
15 561 (17.84%) Test Automation
16 535 (17.02%) Degree
17 519 (16.51%) Software Engineering
17 519 (16.51%) Git (software)
18 491 (15.62%) Test Scripting
19 488 (15.52%) OO
20 482 (15.33%) BDD
21 459 (14.60%) CSS
22 438 (13.93%) ISEB
23 434 (13.80%) SDLC
24 431 (13.71%) Web Services
25 422 (13.42%) Cucumber
26 419 (13.33%) SQL Server
27 405 (12.88%) Software Testing
28 392 (12.47%) Linux
29 391 (12.44%) Windows

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
1 101 (3.21%) IIS
2 82 (2.61%) CMS
3 74 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 48 (1.53%) JBoss
6 37 (1.18%) NServiceBus
7 35 (1.11%) Confluence
8 34 (1.08%) Apache
8 34 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 29 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 26 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 26 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.70%) Apache Spark
12 20 (0.64%) Jetty
13 17 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.35%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.32%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 189 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.53%) MS Office
3 21 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.51%) MS Project
5 13 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.032%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 25 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.32%) Sonata
4 6 (0.19%) MultiFonds
5 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.032%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.032%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.032%) Magento
7 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.032%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 217 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (3.34%) SaaS
4 53 (1.69%) GitHub
5 49 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (0.83%) PaaS
7 23 (0.73%) IaaS
8 22 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
9 17 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.38%) Heroku
12 5 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.16%) TestFlight
13 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.13%) MailChimp
14 3 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.095%) Force.com
14 3 (0.095%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.50%) Internet
2 93 (2.96%) HTTP
3 28 (0.89%) DNS
4 26 (0.83%) SSL
5 23 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.60%) Firewall
7 18 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 18 (0.57%) Wireless
8 9 (0.29%) ATM
9 8 (0.25%) Bluetooth
9 8 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.22%) SSH
11 6 (0.19%) FTP
11 6 (0.19%) IPv4
11 6 (0.19%) Unicast
12 5 (0.16%) Intranet
13 4 (0.13%) SMPP
14 3 (0.095%) Multicast
14 3 (0.095%) PuTTY
14 3 (0.095%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 353 (11.23%) NoSQL
3 198 (6.30%) MySQL
4 179 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 177 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 123 (3.91%) Hadoop
7 103 (3.28%) Redis
8 95 (3.02%) Big Data
9 77 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 74 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 74 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 52 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
12 46 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (1.24%) CouchDB
13 39 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.11%) Couchbase
15 30 (0.95%) RavenDB
16 27 (0.86%) Riak
17 25 (0.80%) Event Store
18 23 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1087 (34.57%) Selenium
2 519 (16.51%) Git (software)
3 422 (13.42%) Cucumber
4 341 (10.85%) Jenkins
5 334 (10.62%) JIRA
6 330 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 261 (8.30%) WebDriver
8 243 (7.73%) Subversion
9 184 (5.85%) JUnit
10 168 (5.34%) SoapUI
11 135 (4.29%) Visual Studio
12 126 (4.01%) HP UFT
13 125 (3.98%) SpecFlow
14 118 (3.75%) TeamCity
15 101 (3.21%) Appium
15 101 (3.21%) JMeter
16 97 (3.09%) Mercurial
17 96 (3.05%) NUnit
18 84 (2.67%) Maven
18 84 (2.67%) TestNG
General
1 592 (18.83%) Finance
2 165 (5.25%) Banking
3 121 (3.85%) Retail
4 117 (3.72%) Games
5 105 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 79 (2.51%) Marketing
7 59 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 49 (1.56%) Electronics
9 45 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.24%) Legal
11 38 (1.21%) Front Office
12 26 (0.83%) Publishing
13 25 (0.80%) Automotive
14 22 (0.70%) Advertising
15 21 (0.67%) Back Office
16 19 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.54%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.45%) Online Betting
19 12 (0.38%) Law
20 7 (0.22%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 979 (31.14%) Developer
2 521 (16.57%) Analyst
3 481 (15.30%) Tester
4 436 (13.87%) Test Analyst
5 325 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 321 (10.21%) Test Engineer
7 263 (8.37%) Automation Tester
8 261 (8.30%) Senior Developer
9 237 (7.54%) C# Developer
10 232 (7.38%) .NET Developer
11 209 (6.65%) QA Engineer
12 197 (6.27%) Software Engineer
13 191 (6.08%) Software Tester
14 188 (5.98%) QA Tester
15 167 (5.31%) Test Automation Engineer
16 164 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
17 162 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
18 139 (4.42%) Test Leader
19 127 (4.04%) Java Engineer
20 122 (3.88%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 683 (21.72%) .NET
2 667 (21.22%) HTML
3 459 (14.60%) CSS
4 431 (13.71%) Web Services
5 310 (9.86%) ASP.NET
6 304 (9.67%) AngularJS
7 295 (9.38%) HTML5
8 284 (9.03%) XML
9 211 (6.71%) .NET Framework
9 211 (6.71%) jQuery
10 198 (6.30%) REST
11 190 (6.04%) RESTful
12 187 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 185 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 179 (5.69%) Spring
14 179 (5.69%) WCF
15 163 (5.18%) Node.js
16 155 (4.93%) JSON
17 153 (4.87%) SOAP
18 141 (4.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 282 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (8.56%) Computer Science
3 225 (7.16%) Mobile App
4 139 (4.42%) User Experience
5 132 (4.20%) Algorithms
5 132 (4.20%) Data Structures
6 94 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 76 (2.42%) Fintech
8 52 (1.65%) Blog
9 46 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 39 (1.24%) iPad
11 35 (1.11%) Mathematics
12 29 (0.92%) Visualisation
13 28 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.83%) Management Information System
15 22 (0.70%) iPhone
16 20 (0.64%) Online Games
17 18 (0.57%) Cryptography
17 18 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 392 (12.47%) Linux
2 391 (12.44%) Windows
3 174 (5.53%) Unix
4 173 (5.50%) Android
5 169 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 84 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 34 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.60%) CentOS
10 19 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.54%) Solaris
12 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.32%) VMS
14 8 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.095%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2064 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 855 (27.19%) Scrum
3 768 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
4 767 (24.40%) TDD
5 562 (17.88%) Manual Testing
6 561 (17.84%) Test Automation
7 519 (16.51%) Software Engineering
8 491 (15.62%) Test Scripting
9 488 (15.52%) OO
10 482 (15.33%) BDD
11 434 (13.80%) SDLC
12 405 (12.88%) Software Testing
13 341 (10.85%) Unit Testing
14 340 (10.81%) Regression Testing
15 312 (9.92%) DevOps
16 292 (9.29%) MVC
17 290 (9.22%) Automation Testing
18 277 (8.81%) Kanban
19 268 (8.52%) Mentoring
20 263 (8.37%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1108 (35.24%) Java
2 963 (30.63%) SQL
3 883 (28.09%) C#
4 782 (24.87%) JavaScript
5 384 (12.21%) Python
6 245 (7.79%) Ruby
7 236 (7.51%) PHP
8 228 (7.25%) C++
9 132 (4.20%) C
10 126 (4.01%) T-SQL
11 98 (3.12%) Scala
12 88 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 68 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 68 (2.16%) Perl
14 62 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 55 (1.75%) Groovy
16 46 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 42 (1.34%) VB
18 38 (1.21%) Objective-C
19 37 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 535 (17.02%) Degree
2 438 (13.93%) ISEB
3 355 (11.29%) ISTQB
4 148 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 126 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 82 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.19%) PhD
13 5 (0.16%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.16%) MCSD
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.095%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.064%) ISSAP
15 2 (0.064%) MySQL Certification
15 2 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 978 (31.11%) QA
2 33 (1.05%) SDET
3 19 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.095%) SLA
6 1 (0.032%) GCP
6 1 (0.032%) MiFID
System Software
1 141 (4.48%) Docker
2 35 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.25%) HDFS
5 7 (0.22%) Firmware
5 7 (0.22%) KVM
5 7 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.095%) XenServer
9 2 (0.064%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.032%) RACF
10 1 (0.032%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.032%) Varnish
10 1 (0.032%) vSphere
10 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (3.56%) Puppet
2 96 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (2.67%) Ansible
4 69 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.92%) Packer
6 9 (0.29%) Nagios
7 8 (0.25%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.25%) Kibana
7 8 (0.25%) Salt
8 6 (0.19%) Ambari
8 6 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.19%) Mesos
8 6 (0.19%) Rundeck
9 5 (0.16%) Consul
10 3 (0.095%) Terraform
11 2 (0.064%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.064%) Grafana
11 2 (0.064%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.064%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.032%) WMI
Vendors
1 374 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 243 (7.73%) Oracle
3 94 (2.99%) Google
4 73 (2.32%) HP
5 53 (1.69%) SAP
6 38 (1.21%) VMware
7 37 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 24 (0.76%) Informatica
8 24 (0.76%) Xamarin
9 22 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 20 (0.64%) Zend
11 19 (0.60%) Rackspace
11 19 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.48%) Adobe
13 14 (0.45%) Cisco
14 12 (0.38%) Infobright
14 12 (0.38%) MEDITECH
14 12 (0.38%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.35%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.32%) Borland
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum great benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday