The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 398 492 457
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -35
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 658 402 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 610 361 469
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88099 80202 86245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 78.75% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71608 66273 74087
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the England region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in England

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in England

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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 +6 300 £47,500 -5.00% 34
South East +50 132 £41,500 +27.69% 16
Yorkshire +19 68 £35,000 +27.27% 7
East of England +27 52 £42,500 +23.18% 7
North West +15 41 £32,500 +1.56% 5
South West +6 27 £38,500 +2.66% 6
East Midlands +3 20 £35,000 +2.94% 5
West Midlands -3 16 £40,500 +1.25%
North East +6 8 £34,500 +27.77% 2
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 694 (48.19%) QA
2 686 (47.64%) Selenium
3 466 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
4 397 (27.57%) Java
5 387 (26.88%) SQL
6 384 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 374 (25.97%) C#
8 367 (25.49%) Finance
9 364 (25.28%) ISEB
9 364 (25.28%) Test Automation
10 262 (18.19%) BDD
11 252 (17.50%) Automated Testing
12 250 (17.36%) WebDriver
13 245 (17.01%) QuickTest Pro
14 243 (16.88%) .NET
15 240 (16.67%) TDD
16 224 (15.56%) Scrum
17 212 (14.72%) Manual Testing
18 206 (14.31%) Software Testing
19 198 (13.75%) Cucumber
20 194 (13.47%) SQL Server
21 193 (13.40%) Degree
22 172 (11.94%) ISTQB
23 160 (11.11%) Ruby
24 150 (10.42%) Test Strategy
25 146 (10.14%) JavaScript
26 144 (10.00%) Web Services
27 142 (9.86%) Windows
27 142 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
28 139 (9.65%) Continuous Integration

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (1.88%) CMS
2 14 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (0.63%) IIS
4 5 (0.35%) Drupal
5 3 (0.21%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.14%) Mule
6 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.14%) Node.js
6 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.069%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.069%) Confluence
7 1 (0.069%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.069%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.069%) Apache
7 1 (0.069%) WorkSite
Applications
1 55 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.33%) MS Office
3 10 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.069%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.42%) Magento
2 5 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FI-AR
5 2 (0.14%) Cordys
6 1 (0.069%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.069%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.069%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.069%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.069%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.28%) SaaS
3 4 (0.28%) GitHub
4 3 (0.21%) Office 365
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.90%) Internet
2 11 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (0.76%) Wireless
2 11 (0.76%) Bluetooth
3 9 (0.63%) HTTP
4 6 (0.42%) LAN
4 6 (0.42%) Firewall
5 5 (0.35%) FTP
6 4 (0.28%) MVNO
7 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.069%) Intranet
8 1 (0.069%) 3G
8 1 (0.069%) IPsec
8 1 (0.069%) 2G
8 1 (0.069%) RNC
8 1 (0.069%) VPN
8 1 (0.069%) DNS
8 1 (0.069%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.43%) Big Data
3 29 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 20 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.04%) MySQL
8 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.42%) DB2
12 6 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.42%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.42%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 686 (47.64%) Selenium
2 250 (17.36%) WebDriver
3 245 (17.01%) QuickTest Pro
4 198 (13.75%) Cucumber
5 101 (7.01%) SoapUI
6 99 (6.88%) Jenkins
7 89 (6.18%) JUnit
8 87 (6.04%) JIRA
9 83 (5.76%) Visual Studio
10 81 (5.63%) SpecFlow
11 65 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (4.10%) LoadRunner
13 57 (3.96%) TeamCity
13 57 (3.96%) Hudson
14 55 (3.82%) WATIR
15 53 (3.68%) FitNesse
16 52 (3.61%) JBehave
17 49 (3.40%) Selenium IDE
18 46 (3.19%) Bugzilla
19 41 (2.85%) JMeter
General
1 367 (25.49%) Finance
2 110 (7.64%) Banking
3 51 (3.54%) Retail
4 40 (2.78%) Games
5 34 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 34 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 24 (1.67%) Law
7 22 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.25%) Publishing
9 15 (1.04%) Marketing
10 14 (0.97%) Advertising
11 9 (0.63%) Front Office
12 4 (0.28%) Legal
13 3 (0.21%) Back Office
13 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.069%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.069%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 534 (37.08%) Analyst
2 420 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 281 (19.51%) Tester
4 210 (14.58%) Test Engineer
5 177 (12.29%) Developer
6 134 (9.31%) QA Analyst
7 110 (7.64%) Senior Analyst
8 106 (7.36%) Automation Engineer
9 103 (7.15%) Test Manager
10 100 (6.94%) QA Engineer
11 97 (6.74%) Automation Tester
12 89 (6.18%) Automation Analyst
13 84 (5.83%) Senior Test Analyst
14 73 (5.07%) Automation Test Analyst
15 71 (4.93%) QA Tester
16 62 (4.31%) Test Leader
17 54 (3.75%) Software Tester
18 45 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
19 42 (2.92%) Senior Developer
20 40 (2.78%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (16.88%) .NET
2 144 (10.00%) Web Services
3 123 (8.54%) HTML
4 122 (8.47%) SOAP
5 103 (7.15%) XML
6 81 (5.63%) ASP.NET
7 72 (5.00%) REST
8 65 (4.51%) CSS
9 54 (3.75%) WCF
10 51 (3.54%) Gherkin
11 50 (3.47%) .NET Framework
12 46 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (2.99%) jQuery
14 42 (2.92%) HTML5
15 38 (2.64%) RESTful
16 33 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 33 (2.29%) Apache Flex
17 32 (2.22%) Ajax
18 31 (2.15%) CSS3
19 30 (2.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 77 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 58 (4.03%) Open Source
4 40 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 32 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 29 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
8 21 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.39%) Online Games
10 19 (1.32%) Spread Betting
11 15 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (0.90%) iPad
14 12 (0.83%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.76%) Social Media
16 10 (0.69%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.69%) iPhone
17 9 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
18 8 (0.56%) Smartphone
18 8 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 142 (9.86%) Windows
2 85 (5.90%) UNIX
3 82 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 80 (5.56%) Android
5 70 (4.86%) Linux
6 22 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.35%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.069%) Debian
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.069%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.069%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 364 (25.28%) Test Automation
4 262 (18.19%) BDD
5 252 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 240 (16.67%) TDD
7 224 (15.56%) Scrum
8 212 (14.72%) Manual Testing
9 206 (14.31%) Software Testing
10 150 (10.42%) Test Strategy
11 139 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 116 (8.06%) Performance Testing
14 114 (7.92%) System Testing
14 114 (7.92%) E-Commerce
15 113 (7.85%) Web Testing
16 105 (7.29%) Regression Testing
17 88 (6.11%) Unit Testing
18 85 (5.90%) Test Management
19 77 (5.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 397 (27.57%) Java
2 387 (26.88%) SQL
3 374 (25.97%) C#
4 160 (11.11%) Ruby
5 146 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 132 (9.17%) Python
7 73 (5.07%) VBScript
8 70 (4.86%) C++
9 59 (4.10%) PHP
10 56 (3.89%) T-SQL
11 54 (3.75%) Perl
12 51 (3.54%) VB
13 47 (3.26%) Groovy
14 24 (1.67%) Tcl
15 20 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.32%) VB.NET
17 18 (1.25%) XPath
17 18 (1.25%) C
18 16 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 364 (25.28%) ISEB
2 193 (13.40%) Degree
3 172 (11.94%) ISTQB
4 78 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (2.57%) Security Cleared
6 32 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.97%) MBA
7 14 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.42%) PhD
10 5 (0.35%) HND
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 694 (48.19%) QA
2 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.35%) XenApp
2 5 (0.35%) XenDesktop
2 5 (0.35%) vSphere
2 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.069%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 142 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.35%) Puppet
2 5 (0.35%) SCCM
3 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.14%) Ansible
4 2 (0.14%) Salt
4 2 (0.14%) Opsview
4 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 114 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.15%) HP
3 53 (3.68%) Oracle
4 22 (1.53%) IBM
5 19 (1.32%) Citrix
6 14 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (0.76%) VMware
7 11 (0.76%) Telerik
7 11 (0.76%) Altiris
8 10 (0.69%) SAP
9 8 (0.56%) Zend
10 7 (0.49%) Green Hat
10 7 (0.49%) Adobe
11 6 (0.42%) Informatica
12 5 (0.35%) Apple
12 5 (0.35%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.28%) JBoss
14 2 (0.14%) Siebel
14 2 (0.14%) Capita
15 1 (0.069%) Omniture
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 37k per year + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £71000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago