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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 202 199 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1505 1555 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.49% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.81% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1260 1238
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 March 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 -34 586 £50,000 - 91
South East +62 329 £44,000 +17.33% 36
Yorkshire +44 175 £35,000 +6.06% 13
East of England +10 121 £42,500 +21.42% 7
North West +14 116 £35,000 +7.69% 22
East Midlands +15 59 £40,000 +23.07% 15
West Midlands -28 58 £35,000 +8.52% 10
South West -48 58 £41,000 +17.14% 10
North East -15 5 £32,500 +1.77% 6
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1569 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1044 (36.98%) QA
3 1002 (35.49%) SQL
4 885 (31.35%) Selenium
5 855 (30.29%) Java
6 779 (27.59%) C#
7 703 (24.90%) .NET
8 689 (24.41%) TDD
9 682 (24.16%) Manual Testing
10 589 (20.86%) Finance
11 567 (20.09%) Scrum
12 560 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
13 554 (19.62%) JavaScript
14 547 (19.38%) HTML
15 526 (18.63%) Test Scripting
16 501 (17.75%) ISEB
17 499 (17.68%) Test Automation
18 464 (16.44%) BDD
19 456 (16.15%) Linux
20 445 (15.76%) Windows
21 391 (13.85%) Software Testing
22 385 (13.64%) Regression Testing
23 375 (13.28%) Web Services
24 371 (13.14%) Microsoft
25 362 (12.82%) Degree
26 355 (12.58%) XML
27 351 (12.43%) CSS
27 351 (12.43%) Unit Testing
28 344 (12.19%) SQL Server
29 320 (11.34%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (2.37%) WebSphere
2 54 (1.91%) IIS
3 52 (1.84%) Tomcat
4 46 (1.63%) Apache
5 42 (1.49%) Node.js
6 35 (1.24%) CMS
7 30 (1.06%) JBoss
8 24 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 22 (0.78%) MQSeries
10 20 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 20 (0.71%) nginx
11 18 (0.64%) Drupal
11 18 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.57%) Confluence
13 15 (0.53%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
14 9 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 139 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.66%) MS Office
3 7 (0.25%) Mingle
4 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.071%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.035%) SPSS
7 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.57%) Magento
2 9 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.18%) Endur
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.11%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.11%) Summit
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.071%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.035%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.035%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.035%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.77%) SaaS
2 41 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.85%) PaaS
6 14 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
7 7 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.21%) GitHub
9 4 (0.14%) IaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.11%) Trello
10 3 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.11%) Joyent
11 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.035%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.035%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.035%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.83%) HTTP
2 63 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 57 (2.02%) Internet
4 26 (0.92%) DNS
5 21 (0.74%) HTTPS
6 13 (0.46%) DHCP
7 10 (0.35%) Wireless
8 9 (0.32%) IPsec
8 9 (0.32%) FTP
8 9 (0.32%) SSL
9 6 (0.21%) SNMP
10 5 (0.18%) Network Security
10 5 (0.18%) Firewall
11 4 (0.14%) DSL
11 4 (0.14%) ATM
11 4 (0.14%) VPN
12 3 (0.11%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.071%) 3G
13 2 (0.071%) SSH
13 2 (0.071%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 164 (5.81%) MySQL
3 110 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 79 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 72 (2.55%) Big Data
6 68 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 55 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 49 (1.74%) DB2
10 46 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 27 (0.96%) Redis
14 25 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (0.85%) Hadoop
16 22 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.53%) DbVisualizer
18 14 (0.50%) MarkLogic
18 14 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 885 (31.35%) Selenium
2 320 (11.34%) WebDriver
3 298 (10.56%) Cucumber
4 250 (8.86%) JIRA
5 245 (8.68%) Jenkins
6 244 (8.64%) Git (software)
7 240 (8.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 224 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 168 (5.95%) JUnit
10 158 (5.60%) SpecFlow
11 154 (5.46%) Subversion
12 138 (4.89%) SoapUI
13 137 (4.85%) Visual Studio
14 122 (4.32%) TeamCity
15 120 (4.25%) JMeter
16 99 (3.51%) NUnit
17 93 (3.29%) FitNesse
18 89 (3.15%) Maven
19 76 (2.69%) Eclipse
20 69 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 589 (20.86%) Finance
2 142 (5.03%) Banking
3 121 (4.29%) Retail
4 80 (2.83%) Games
5 54 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 47 (1.66%) Marketing
7 41 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 39 (1.38%) Advertising
9 38 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.78%) Front Office
13 18 (0.64%) Publishing
13 18 (0.64%) Automotive
14 17 (0.60%) Law
15 15 (0.53%) Billing
16 10 (0.35%) Back Office
16 10 (0.35%) Electronics
17 9 (0.32%) Legal
18 8 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 666 (23.59%) Developer
2 663 (23.49%) Analyst
3 541 (19.16%) Tester
4 539 (19.09%) Test Analyst
5 260 (9.21%) Software Engineer
6 228 (8.08%) Test Engineer
7 212 (7.51%) Software Tester
8 164 (5.81%) QA Engineer
9 159 (5.63%) QA Analyst
10 131 (4.64%) Java Developer
11 130 (4.61%) Senior Developer
12 114 (4.04%) .NET Developer
13 113 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
14 108 (3.83%) Test Leader
15 106 (3.75%) Automation Tester
16 99 (3.51%) Test Manager
17 96 (3.40%) QA Tester
18 95 (3.37%) Senior Tester
19 91 (3.22%) Team Leader
20 89 (3.15%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (24.90%) .NET
2 547 (19.38%) HTML
3 375 (13.28%) Web Services
4 355 (12.58%) XML
5 351 (12.43%) CSS
6 213 (7.55%) HTML5
7 189 (6.70%) jQuery
8 170 (6.02%) WCF
9 156 (5.53%) ASP.NET
10 151 (5.35%) SOAP
11 131 (4.64%) .NET Framework
12 126 (4.46%) REST
13 121 (4.29%) Spring
14 110 (3.90%) Ajax
14 110 (3.90%) RESTful
15 108 (3.83%) WPF
16 86 (3.05%) Gherkin
17 81 (2.87%) JSON
17 81 (2.87%) Hibernate
18 77 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 226 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 162 (5.74%) Open Source
4 155 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 77 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 71 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (2.23%) User Experience
8 47 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 35 (1.24%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 34 (1.20%) Social Media
11 30 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 28 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 26 (0.92%) Visualisation
14 25 (0.89%) Replication
15 21 (0.74%) Management Information System
16 20 (0.71%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.64%) SWIFT
18 17 (0.60%) Equities
19 15 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 456 (16.15%) Linux
2 445 (15.76%) Windows
3 214 (7.58%) UNIX
4 155 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 143 (5.07%) Android
6 37 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.67%) CentOS
9 19 (0.67%) Windows Phone
10 18 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
12 15 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 15 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.39%) AIX
13 11 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1569 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (24.41%) TDD
3 682 (24.16%) Manual Testing
4 567 (20.09%) Scrum
5 560 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
6 526 (18.63%) Test Scripting
7 499 (17.68%) Test Automation
8 464 (16.44%) BDD
9 391 (13.85%) Software Testing
10 385 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 351 (12.43%) Unit Testing
12 300 (10.63%) Software Engineering
13 298 (10.56%) E-Commerce
14 278 (9.85%) OO
15 275 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 250 (8.86%) Mentoring
17 232 (8.22%) Test Strategy
18 226 (8.01%) MVC
19 225 (7.97%) Automation Testing
20 161 (5.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1002 (35.49%) SQL
2 855 (30.29%) Java
3 779 (27.59%) C#
4 554 (19.62%) JavaScript
5 259 (9.17%) Python
6 211 (7.47%) Ruby
7 209 (7.40%) C++
8 187 (6.62%) PHP
9 105 (3.72%) C
10 75 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 70 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 59 (2.09%) Perl
13 52 (1.84%) PowerShell
14 51 (1.81%) VB
15 46 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 40 (1.42%) VBScript
17 35 (1.24%) XPath
18 33 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 29 (1.03%) Bash Shell
20 28 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 501 (17.75%) ISEB
2 362 (12.82%) Degree
3 306 (10.84%) ISTQB
4 146 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (0.67%) HND
6 16 (0.57%) CISSP
7 15 (0.53%) CISA
8 10 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.35%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.25%) HP ASE
11 6 (0.21%) IC3 Certification
12 5 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.18%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.11%) HNC
15 2 (0.071%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.035%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1044 (36.98%) QA
2 24 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.39%) TickIT
4 6 (0.21%) FATCA
5 4 (0.14%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) WAI
7 1 (0.035%) GAMP
7 1 (0.035%) JTAG
7 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.53%) Varnish
5 13 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.28%) Firmware
6 8 (0.28%) Docker
7 7 (0.25%) vSphere
8 3 (0.11%) KVM
9 2 (0.071%) QEMU
9 2 (0.071%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.035%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 84 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.77%) Puppet
4 24 (0.85%) Ansible
5 12 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.071%) Salt
6 2 (0.071%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.071%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.071%) Netcool
6 2 (0.071%) Control-M
7 1 (0.035%) Nessus
7 1 (0.035%) Nmap
7 1 (0.035%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 371 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 224 (7.93%) Oracle
3 100 (3.54%) HP
4 52 (1.84%) IBM
5 47 (1.66%) VMware
6 33 (1.17%) Zend
7 28 (0.99%) Apple
8 25 (0.89%) Telerik
9 24 (0.85%) Google
10 21 (0.74%) SAP
11 15 (0.53%) Sybase
12 12 (0.43%) Citrix
12 12 (0.43%) TIBCO
13 11 (0.39%) Informatica
13 11 (0.39%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.35%) Perforce
14 10 (0.35%) Pega
14 10 (0.35%) Appcelerator
15 9 (0.32%) Remedy
15 9 (0.32%) Red Hat
City, London
i3 Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to 70,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago