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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 195 217 221
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1663 1561 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.77% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1265 1324
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,818
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
84306 88339 94953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.75% 85.89% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 70922 72128 77259
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 703 £55,000 +4.76% 63
South East -9 299 £40,000 -11.11% 37
East of England +42 156 £40,000 -11.11% 13
South West +82 132 £40,000 -2.43% 13
Yorkshire -37 121 £40,000 +6.66% 26
North West +8 88 £37,500 +7.14% 25
West Midlands -2 83 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands +3 61 £39,690 -4.36% 1
North East +34 28 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1940 (60.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1059 (33.28%) QA
3 1010 (31.74%) Selenium
4 1000 (31.43%) SQL
5 943 (29.64%) C#
6 930 (29.23%) Java
7 817 (25.68%) .NET
8 766 (24.07%) TDD
9 762 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
10 747 (23.48%) JavaScript
11 737 (23.16%) Finance
12 723 (22.72%) Manual Testing
13 682 (21.43%) Scrum
14 649 (20.40%) HTML
15 581 (18.26%) Degree
16 562 (17.66%) Web Services
17 542 (17.03%) Software Testing
18 521 (16.37%) SDLC
19 508 (15.96%) Test Scripting
20 506 (15.90%) Test Automation
21 499 (15.68%) SQL Server
22 479 (15.05%) ISEB
23 473 (14.86%) BDD
24 472 (14.83%) Windows
25 438 (13.76%) Software Engineering
26 436 (13.70%) XML
27 422 (13.26%) CSS
28 414 (13.01%) ISTQB
29 406 (12.76%) Git (software)
30 404 (12.70%) 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
1 123 (3.87%) Node.js
2 82 (2.58%) IIS
3 51 (1.60%) CMS
3 51 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 50 (1.57%) NServiceBus
5 46 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 44 (1.38%) Apache
7 42 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 41 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 35 (1.10%) Confluence
10 32 (1.01%) CICS
11 26 (0.82%) JBoss
12 19 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.57%) Drupal
14 14 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.41%) ColdFusion
15 13 (0.41%) nginx
16 11 (0.35%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 258 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 97 (3.05%) MS Office
3 29 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.38%) MS Project
7 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.063%) HipChat
9 1 (0.031%) Maya
9 1 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 63 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 24 (0.75%) VisionPLUS
4 23 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.28%) Beauchamp
6 9 (0.28%) Misys Midas
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.16%) MultiFonds
8 5 (0.16%) Sonata
9 3 (0.094%) Endur
9 3 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.063%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.063%) RMDS
11 1 (0.031%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.031%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 158 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (2.26%) SaaS
4 30 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (0.79%) GitHub
6 24 (0.75%) PaaS
7 16 (0.50%) IaaS
8 15 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (0.47%) Heroku
9 9 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.19%) Office 365
11 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.094%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.094%) Yammer
13 2 (0.063%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.063%) Firebase
13 2 (0.063%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.39%) Internet
2 47 (1.48%) HTTP
3 31 (0.97%) DNS
3 31 (0.97%) Firewall
3 31 (0.97%) Wireshark
4 18 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.50%) SSH
6 14 (0.44%) SSL
7 13 (0.41%) PuTTY
7 13 (0.41%) VPN
8 12 (0.38%) Intranet
9 9 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
9 9 (0.28%) SNMP
9 9 (0.28%) Telnet
10 8 (0.25%) IPv4
11 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.19%) Multicast
11 6 (0.19%) Network Security
11 6 (0.19%) VLAN
12 5 (0.16%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 183 (5.75%) MySQL
3 162 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 141 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 132 (4.15%) Big Data
6 121 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 69 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 67 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (2.01%) Hadoop
10 62 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 61 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 54 (1.70%) DB2
14 53 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 31 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
18 23 (0.72%) Redis
19 20 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1010 (31.74%) Selenium
2 406 (12.76%) Git (software)
3 392 (12.32%) JIRA
4 366 (11.50%) WebDriver
5 341 (10.72%) Jenkins
6 334 (10.50%) Cucumber
7 275 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 216 (6.79%) HP UFT
9 185 (5.81%) Visual Studio
10 183 (5.75%) Subversion
11 158 (4.97%) JUnit
12 137 (4.31%) TeamCity
13 135 (4.24%) JMeter
14 133 (4.18%) NUnit
15 103 (3.24%) Appium
16 101 (3.17%) SoapUI
17 98 (3.08%) Maven
18 84 (2.64%) SpecFlow
19 77 (2.42%) Mercurial
20 76 (2.39%) TestNG
General
1 737 (23.16%) Finance
2 151 (4.75%) Banking
3 119 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 106 (3.33%) Retail
5 77 (2.42%) Games
5 77 (2.42%) Marketing
6 44 (1.38%) Back Office
6 44 (1.38%) Electronics
7 43 (1.35%) Advertising
8 39 (1.23%) Front Office
9 36 (1.13%) Legal
10 33 (1.04%) Publishing
11 28 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.50%) Automotive
15 13 (0.41%) Polish Language
16 11 (0.35%) Law
17 8 (0.25%) Local Government
18 7 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 982 (30.86%) Developer
2 604 (18.98%) Analyst
3 558 (17.54%) Tester
4 500 (15.71%) Test Analyst
5 311 (9.77%) Test Engineer
6 303 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 267 (8.39%) .NET Developer
8 252 (7.92%) Senior Developer
9 251 (7.89%) Automation Tester
10 246 (7.73%) QA Engineer
11 197 (6.19%) Software Engineer
12 191 (6.00%) Software Tester
13 188 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 184 (5.78%) QA Tester
15 146 (4.59%) QA Analyst
16 137 (4.31%) Test Leader
17 135 (4.24%) Java Developer
18 128 (4.02%) Java Engineer
19 124 (3.90%) Automation Test Analyst
20 123 (3.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (25.68%) .NET
2 649 (20.40%) HTML
3 562 (17.66%) Web Services
4 436 (13.70%) XML
5 422 (13.26%) CSS
6 297 (9.33%) ASP.NET
7 273 (8.58%) SOAP
8 252 (7.92%) jQuery
9 250 (7.86%) HTML5
10 246 (7.73%) .NET Framework
11 226 (7.10%) REST
12 221 (6.95%) JSON
13 210 (6.60%) AngularJS
14 200 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 196 (6.16%) WCF
16 186 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 164 (5.15%) RESTful
18 119 (3.74%) Entity Framework
19 116 (3.65%) CSS3
20 112 (3.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 307 (9.65%) Computer Science
2 294 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 142 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 125 (3.93%) User Experience
5 97 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 81 (2.55%) Visualisation
7 74 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 73 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 72 (2.26%) Algorithms
10 54 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 53 (1.67%) Cybercrime
12 49 (1.54%) Fintech
13 47 (1.48%) iPad
14 44 (1.38%) Mainframe
15 43 (1.35%) Social Media
16 42 (1.32%) Client/Server
17 40 (1.26%) iPhone
18 35 (1.10%) Physics
19 30 (0.94%) VSAM
20 25 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 472 (14.83%) Windows
2 326 (10.25%) Linux
3 204 (6.41%) Android
4 179 (5.63%) Unix
5 154 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 84 (2.64%) Windows Server
7 42 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 32 (1.01%) CentOS
9 28 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 23 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
14 19 (0.60%) Solaris
14 19 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.25%) Kali Linux
18 5 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1940 (60.97%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (24.07%) TDD
3 762 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
4 723 (22.72%) Manual Testing
5 682 (21.43%) Scrum
6 542 (17.03%) Software Testing
7 521 (16.37%) SDLC
8 508 (15.96%) Test Scripting
9 506 (15.90%) Test Automation
10 473 (14.86%) BDD
11 438 (13.76%) Software Engineering
12 375 (11.79%) OO
13 372 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 364 (11.44%) Unit Testing
15 356 (11.19%) MVC
16 343 (10.78%) Regression Testing
17 341 (10.72%) Functional Testing
18 275 (8.64%) Automation Testing
19 255 (8.01%) Waterfall
20 254 (7.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1000 (31.43%) SQL
2 943 (29.64%) C#
3 930 (29.23%) Java
4 747 (23.48%) JavaScript
5 330 (10.37%) Python
6 234 (7.35%) Ruby
7 225 (7.07%) PHP
8 215 (6.76%) C++
9 158 (4.97%) T-SQL
10 90 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 87 (2.73%) Objective-C
12 81 (2.55%) VB.NET
13 80 (2.51%) PL/SQL
14 63 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 63 (1.98%) C
15 59 (1.85%) Scala
16 50 (1.57%) Perl
16 50 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 48 (1.51%) COBOL
18 47 (1.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 581 (18.26%) Degree
2 479 (15.05%) ISEB
3 414 (13.01%) ISTQB
4 155 (4.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 140 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 80 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 60 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 52 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.28%) PMP
12 8 (0.25%) CISSP
13 6 (0.19%) HND
13 6 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.16%) CLAS
14 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.13%) MBA
16 3 (0.094%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.094%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1059 (33.28%) QA
2 24 (0.75%) SDET
3 21 (0.66%) SLA
4 14 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.28%) EMIR
5 9 (0.28%) MiFID
5 9 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.16%) TickIT
8 3 (0.094%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.063%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.063%) ISO20022
System Software
1 70 (2.20%) Docker
2 34 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.44%) HDFS
5 8 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.25%) KVM
5 8 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.13%) Firmware
7 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.094%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.063%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 150 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 64 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.45%) Puppet
4 45 (1.41%) Ansible
5 29 (0.91%) Mesos
6 25 (0.79%) Nagios
7 16 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 12 (0.38%) Graphite
9 10 (0.31%) Ambari
9 10 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (0.31%) Packer
9 10 (0.31%) Salt
9 10 (0.31%) yum
10 9 (0.28%) OpenNMS
11 8 (0.25%) Kibana
12 6 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.19%) MOM
13 5 (0.16%) Control-M
13 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 404 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 343 (10.78%) Oracle
3 163 (5.12%) HP
4 88 (2.77%) SAP
5 68 (2.14%) Google
6 52 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 40 (1.26%) VMware
9 30 (0.94%) Apple
10 29 (0.91%) IBM
10 29 (0.91%) Zend
11 25 (0.79%) Perforce
12 24 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 21 (0.66%) Rally
13 21 (0.66%) TSYS
14 20 (0.63%) New Relic
15 19 (0.60%) Adobe
16 17 (0.53%) Sophos
17 16 (0.50%) Splunk
18 14 (0.44%) TIBCO
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