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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 205 221 222
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1604 1498 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.37% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.65% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1299 1138
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
86723 90581 82547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71804 73588 68269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +32 703 £52,500 +5.00% 91
South East +13 307 £41,000 +9.33% 38
Yorkshire +51 139 £42,750 +29.54% 20
North West +13 121 £40,000 +14.28% 31
East of England 0 116 £37,500 +7.14% 15
East Midlands +7 81 £40,000 +17.64% 11
West Midlands +6 66 £31,000 -16.77% 7
South West -59 53 £34,500 -1.42% 9
North East -10 12 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Midlands - 1 £37,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2006 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1193 (37.65%) QA
3 1056 (33.32%) Java
4 1045 (32.98%) SQL
5 1005 (31.71%) Selenium
6 891 (28.12%) TDD
7 815 (25.72%) C#
8 797 (25.15%) Finance
9 791 (24.96%) Manual Testing
10 758 (23.92%) .NET
11 740 (23.35%) Scrum
12 695 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
13 682 (21.52%) JavaScript
14 664 (20.95%) HTML
15 552 (17.42%) Test Scripting
16 544 (17.17%) Web Services
17 543 (17.13%) BDD
18 485 (15.30%) ISEB
19 472 (14.89%) Test Automation
20 465 (14.67%) Unit Testing
21 451 (14.23%) Degree
22 446 (14.07%) CSS
23 443 (13.98%) Software Testing
24 437 (13.79%) XML
25 432 (13.63%) Windows
25 432 (13.63%) Linux
26 431 (13.60%) Microsoft
27 421 (13.28%) SQL Server
28 408 (12.87%) SDLC
29 389 (12.28%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 89 (2.81%) IIS
2 79 (2.49%) WebSphere
3 74 (2.34%) Apache
4 73 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 65 (2.05%) JBoss
6 64 (2.02%) Node.js
7 39 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 37 (1.17%) Confluence
9 36 (1.14%) CMS
10 26 (0.82%) nginx
11 23 (0.73%) Drupal
12 21 (0.66%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.47%) Jetty
16 14 (0.44%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.38%) Apache Spark
18 11 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
19 10 (0.32%) MQSeries
19 10 (0.32%) CICS
Applications
1 210 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.27%) MS Office
3 8 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.16%) Mingle
5 5 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.063%) SPSS
6 2 (0.063%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (0.73%) Magento
2 14 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.22%) MultiFonds
5 5 (0.16%) Beauchamp
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.095%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.063%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.063%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.063%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.032%) SmartPlant
9 1 (0.032%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.032%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.032%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (2.24%) SaaS
3 65 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.41%) PaaS
8 9 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.19%) GitHub
9 6 (0.19%) IaaS
9 6 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
9 6 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (0.095%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.095%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.095%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.063%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.063%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.68%) Internet
2 74 (2.34%) HTTP
3 37 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.92%) DNS
5 22 (0.69%) HTTPS
6 19 (0.60%) Wireless
7 16 (0.50%) FTP
8 12 (0.38%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.35%) SSL
10 9 (0.28%) DHCP
11 8 (0.25%) Network Security
12 7 (0.22%) IPsec
13 6 (0.19%) Firewall
13 6 (0.19%) WAN
13 6 (0.19%) LAN
14 5 (0.16%) Multicast
15 4 (0.13%) MVNO
15 4 (0.13%) SSH
16 3 (0.095%) Ethernet
16 3 (0.095%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 186 (5.87%) MySQL
3 177 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 105 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 75 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 72 (2.27%) Big Data
7 67 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (2.02%) DB2
9 62 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 52 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 47 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 41 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.82%) MarkLogic
16 22 (0.69%) Hadoop
17 20 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
18 19 (0.60%) SQLite
19 17 (0.54%) QlikView
19 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1005 (31.71%) Selenium
2 361 (11.39%) WebDriver
3 330 (10.41%) Cucumber
4 312 (9.85%) Git (software)
5 283 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 277 (8.74%) HP UFT
7 275 (8.68%) Jenkins
8 260 (8.20%) JIRA
9 199 (6.28%) Visual Studio
10 188 (5.93%) Subversion
11 183 (5.77%) JUnit
12 176 (5.55%) JMeter
13 140 (4.42%) SpecFlow
14 136 (4.29%) SoapUI
15 133 (4.20%) Maven
16 131 (4.13%) LoadRunner
17 89 (2.81%) NUnit
18 86 (2.71%) FitNesse
19 73 (2.30%) Eclipse
20 66 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 797 (25.15%) Finance
2 198 (6.25%) Banking
3 152 (4.80%) Retail
4 94 (2.97%) Games
5 84 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 54 (1.70%) Back Office
6 54 (1.70%) Marketing
7 46 (1.45%) Front Office
8 42 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 30 (0.95%) Publishing
9 30 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 26 (0.82%) Law
11 22 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.63%) Advertising
12 20 (0.63%) Automotive
13 17 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.47%) Polish Language
15 13 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.41%) Legal
16 12 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 865 (27.30%) Developer
2 674 (21.27%) Analyst
3 544 (17.17%) Tester
4 504 (15.90%) Test Analyst
5 231 (7.29%) QA Engineer
6 202 (6.37%) Test Engineer
7 193 (6.09%) Software Tester
8 187 (5.90%) Senior Developer
9 178 (5.62%) Software Engineer
10 167 (5.27%) Java Developer
11 150 (4.73%) QA Analyst
12 138 (4.35%) .NET Developer
13 118 (3.72%) Test Leader
14 116 (3.66%) QA Tester
15 112 (3.53%) Team Leader
15 112 (3.53%) Test Manager
16 105 (3.31%) Automation Tester
17 102 (3.22%) C# Developer
18 86 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
19 74 (2.34%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 758 (23.92%) .NET
2 664 (20.95%) HTML
3 544 (17.17%) Web Services
4 446 (14.07%) CSS
5 437 (13.79%) XML
6 276 (8.71%) HTML5
7 230 (7.26%) ASP.NET
8 223 (7.04%) jQuery
9 196 (6.18%) Spring
10 195 (6.15%) .NET Framework
10 195 (6.15%) SOAP
11 153 (4.83%) WCF
12 140 (4.42%) RESTful
13 132 (4.17%) AngularJS
14 109 (3.44%) Ajax
14 109 (3.44%) Hibernate
15 108 (3.41%) REST
16 107 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 101 (3.19%) Gherkin
18 96 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 306 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 183 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 136 (4.29%) User Experience
5 99 (3.12%) Client/Server
6 73 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 63 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (1.45%) Mathematics
10 45 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 44 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 44 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 43 (1.36%) Social Media
13 36 (1.14%) Replication
14 35 (1.10%) Hedge funds
15 33 (1.04%) Derivative
16 32 (1.01%) Equities
17 30 (0.95%) Mainframe
18 28 (0.88%) iSeries
19 26 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 432 (13.63%) Windows
1 432 (13.63%) Linux
2 227 (7.16%) UNIX
3 139 (4.39%) Android
4 130 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 39 (1.23%) Windows 8
5 39 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (0.95%) Windows Vista
8 30 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 24 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 23 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.57%) Windows Phone
13 11 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
14 10 (0.32%) AIX
15 9 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
16 8 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2006 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
2 891 (28.12%) TDD
3 791 (24.96%) Manual Testing
4 740 (23.35%) Scrum
5 695 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
6 552 (17.42%) Test Scripting
7 543 (17.13%) BDD
8 472 (14.89%) Test Automation
9 465 (14.67%) Unit Testing
10 443 (13.98%) Software Testing
11 408 (12.87%) SDLC
12 389 (12.28%) Software Engineering
13 346 (10.92%) OO
14 343 (10.82%) Regression Testing
15 319 (10.07%) E-Commerce
16 283 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 262 (8.27%) Mentoring
18 256 (8.08%) MVC
19 249 (7.86%) Automation Testing
20 228 (7.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1056 (33.32%) Java
2 1045 (32.98%) SQL
3 815 (25.72%) C#
4 682 (21.52%) JavaScript
5 260 (8.20%) Python
6 250 (7.89%) PHP
7 185 (5.84%) C++
8 164 (5.18%) Ruby
9 131 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 104 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 95 (3.00%) C
12 63 (1.99%) Perl
13 62 (1.96%) VB
14 59 (1.86%) VB.NET
15 56 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 45 (1.42%) XPath
17 42 (1.33%) COBOL
18 37 (1.17%) PowerShell
18 37 (1.17%) XQuery
18 37 (1.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 485 (15.30%) ISEB
2 451 (14.23%) Degree
3 356 (11.23%) ISTQB
4 171 (5.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 16 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (0.47%) CISA
7 15 (0.47%) CISSP
8 12 (0.38%) HND
9 11 (0.35%) PhD
9 11 (0.35%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.25%) HP ASE
10 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
12 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.13%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.063%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1193 (37.65%) QA
2 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.16%) WCAG
3 5 (0.16%) FATCA
4 2 (0.063%) WAI
4 2 (0.063%) TickIT
4 2 (0.063%) SLA
5 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.032%) EMIR
5 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 46 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.79%) Docker
4 22 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (0.54%) Varnish
6 10 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.28%) RACF
7 9 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.22%) vSphere
9 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.16%) HDFS
11 4 (0.13%) KVM
12 3 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.063%) QEMU
14 1 (0.032%) LXC
14 1 (0.032%) Firmware
14 1 (0.032%) Squid
14 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 117 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
2 83 (2.62%) Puppet
2 83 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.33%) Ansible
4 34 (1.07%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.41%) Salt
6 10 (0.32%) CA LISA
7 9 (0.28%) WMI
7 9 (0.28%) CA Endevor
8 6 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.19%) OpenNMS
8 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.19%) Nagios
9 5 (0.16%) Mesos
10 4 (0.13%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.095%) Control-M
11 3 (0.095%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.032%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.032%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 431 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 297 (9.37%) Oracle
3 132 (4.17%) HP
4 67 (2.11%) IBM
5 57 (1.80%) Google
6 53 (1.67%) VMware
7 43 (1.36%) SAP
8 39 (1.23%) Zend
9 34 (1.07%) Pega
10 31 (0.98%) New Relic
11 28 (0.88%) Telerik
12 22 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.41%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.38%) Cognos
15 11 (0.35%) Informatica
15 11 (0.35%) AppDynamics
16 10 (0.32%) Perforce
16 10 (0.32%) F5
16 10 (0.32%) CA
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