The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Automation Testing
Rank 405 381 424
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 586 703 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.82% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 535 610 530
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Automation 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%

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 27 March 2015.

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 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 -92 232 £50,000 - 32
South East +90 166 £42,500 +1.79% 18
Yorkshire -14 54 £33,500 +3.07% 7
North West +35 53 £35,500 +18.33% 8
West Midlands -8 26 £40,000 +25.98% 6
East of England -21 26 £38,000 -5.00% 3
South West -28 21 £44,000 +46.66% 3
East Midlands +9 6 £34,500 -16.36% 2
North East -6 1 £26,500 -7.45% 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 722 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 644 (53.36%) Selenium
3 578 (47.89%) QA
4 408 (33.80%) Java
5 374 (30.99%) SQL
6 312 (25.85%) WebDriver
7 305 (25.27%) C#
8 292 (24.19%) Test Automation
9 268 (22.20%) Finance
10 261 (21.62%) BDD
11 252 (20.88%) TDD
12 251 (20.80%) Test Scripting
13 246 (20.38%) ISEB
14 236 (19.55%) Scrum
14 236 (19.55%) Software Testing
15 225 (18.64%) Automated Testing
16 209 (17.32%) Manual Testing
17 190 (15.74%) ISTQB
18 176 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
19 175 (14.50%) Cucumber
20 170 (14.08%) .NET
21 159 (13.17%) JavaScript
22 154 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
23 150 (12.43%) Regression Testing
24 139 (11.52%) Degree
25 137 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
26 135 (11.18%) Web Services
27 127 (10.52%) Microsoft
28 124 (10.27%) Ruby
29 116 (9.61%) Windows

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (0.99%) Confluence
2 10 (0.83%) Drupal
3 8 (0.66%) CMS
3 8 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.33%) IIS
5 4 (0.33%) WordPress
5 4 (0.33%) Node.js
6 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.083%) Apache
7 1 (0.083%) MTS
7 1 (0.083%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.083%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.07%) MS Office
3 5 (0.41%) MS Project
4 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.083%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.25%) Summit
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.083%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.083%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.33%) SaaS
2 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.25%) Force.com
6 1 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.33%) HTTP
3 10 (0.83%) Internet
4 5 (0.41%) RTP
4 5 (0.41%) H.323
4 5 (0.41%) VLAN
4 5 (0.41%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.41%) VoIP
4 5 (0.41%) WAN
4 5 (0.41%) DHCP
5 2 (0.17%) FTP
5 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.17%) DSL
6 1 (0.083%) Firewall
6 1 (0.083%) SSL
6 1 (0.083%) VPN
6 1 (0.083%) DNS
6 1 (0.083%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 25 (2.07%) MySQL
5 21 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.99%) Big Data
9 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.66%) Neo4j
10 8 (0.66%) Hazelcast
11 7 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.41%) SSDT
12 5 (0.41%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.33%) QlikView
14 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.17%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 644 (53.36%) Selenium
2 312 (25.85%) WebDriver
3 176 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 175 (14.50%) Cucumber
5 102 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 100 (8.29%) SoapUI
7 97 (8.04%) JIRA
8 91 (7.54%) SpecFlow
9 75 (6.21%) TeamCity
10 74 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 69 (5.72%) Visual Studio
12 67 (5.55%) JUnit
13 59 (4.89%) Git (software)
14 56 (4.64%) JMeter
15 53 (4.39%) Hudson
16 49 (4.06%) Calabash
17 42 (3.48%) FitNesse
18 39 (3.23%) Appium
19 32 (2.65%) JBehave
20 31 (2.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 268 (22.20%) Finance
2 54 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 50 (4.14%) Banking
4 41 (3.40%) Retail
5 34 (2.82%) Games
6 14 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 12 (0.99%) Advertising
7 12 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.91%) Front Office
8 11 (0.91%) Publishing
9 8 (0.66%) Law
10 7 (0.58%) Legal
11 6 (0.50%) Marketing
12 5 (0.41%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) Electronics
13 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.083%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.083%) Billing
14 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.083%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 432 (35.79%) Analyst
2 351 (29.08%) Test Analyst
3 328 (27.17%) Tester
4 211 (17.48%) Test Engineer
5 156 (12.92%) Automation Tester
6 135 (11.18%) Developer
7 121 (10.02%) Automation Engineer
8 116 (9.61%) QA Analyst
9 105 (8.70%) QA Engineer
10 98 (8.12%) Software Tester
11 69 (5.72%) Senior Analyst
12 68 (5.63%) Software Engineer
13 63 (5.22%) Software Test Engineer
14 60 (4.97%) QA Tester
14 60 (4.97%) Test Manager
15 57 (4.72%) Automation Analyst
16 52 (4.31%) Automation Test Analyst
17 51 (4.23%) Test Leader
17 51 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
18 36 (2.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (14.08%) .NET
2 135 (11.18%) Web Services
3 100 (8.29%) HTML
4 86 (7.13%) XML
5 68 (5.63%) CSS
6 50 (4.14%) SOAP
7 31 (2.57%) Gherkin
8 24 (1.99%) RESTful
8 24 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 22 (1.82%) REST
10 20 (1.66%) jQuery
11 19 (1.57%) JSON
12 18 (1.49%) XSLT
13 16 (1.33%) WCF
14 15 (1.24%) HTML5
14 15 (1.24%) Middleware
15 14 (1.16%) J2EE
15 14 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.16%) CSS3
16 13 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 98 (8.12%) Mobile App
2 91 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.56%) Open Source
4 50 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.91%) User Experience
6 22 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.74%) Replication
8 18 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.33%) iPhone
10 14 (1.16%) Online Games
10 14 (1.16%) iPad
11 12 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.75%) EPoS
13 8 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.58%) Equities
14 7 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.58%) Social Network
14 7 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 116 (9.61%) Windows
2 101 (8.37%) Linux
3 92 (7.62%) Android
4 89 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 53 (4.39%) UNIX
6 12 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.25%) Debian
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.083%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (24.19%) Test Automation
3 261 (21.62%) BDD
4 252 (20.88%) TDD
5 251 (20.80%) Test Scripting
6 236 (19.55%) Software Testing
6 236 (19.55%) Scrum
7 225 (18.64%) Automated Testing
8 209 (17.32%) Manual Testing
9 154 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
10 150 (12.43%) Regression Testing
11 137 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 101 (8.37%) System Testing
13 97 (8.04%) E-Commerce
14 65 (5.39%) Test Strategy
15 56 (4.64%) Waterfall
16 55 (4.56%) Performance Testing
17 51 (4.23%) Test Management
17 51 (4.23%) User Stories
18 50 (4.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 408 (33.80%) Java
2 374 (30.99%) SQL
3 305 (25.27%) C#
4 159 (13.17%) JavaScript
5 124 (10.27%) Ruby
6 72 (5.97%) Python
7 44 (3.65%) PHP
8 34 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 29 (2.40%) Groovy
10 28 (2.32%) C++
11 24 (1.99%) VBScript
12 15 (1.24%) Perl
12 15 (1.24%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.08%) C
14 12 (0.99%) VB
15 11 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.75%) Scala
18 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 246 (20.38%) ISEB
2 190 (15.74%) ISTQB
3 139 (11.52%) Degree
4 88 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) MCITP
7 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.41%) MCSE
7 5 (0.41%) CCNA
8 3 (0.25%) PMP
8 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (47.89%) QA
2 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 68 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.083%) Ansible
3 1 (0.083%) Puppet
Vendors
1 127 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.46%) Oracle
3 74 (6.13%) HP
4 22 (1.82%) IBM
5 17 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.16%) VMware
7 13 (1.08%) Google
7 13 (1.08%) SAP
8 12 (0.99%) Cerillion
9 10 (0.83%) Telerik
10 9 (0.75%) Green Hat
11 5 (0.41%) Cisco
11 5 (0.41%) Avaya
12 4 (0.33%) Capita
13 3 (0.25%) Murex
13 3 (0.25%) Calypso
13 3 (0.25%) AppDynamics
14 2 (0.17%) hybris
15 1 (0.083%) DataCash
15 1 (0.083%) BT
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 13.5% Pens, Hols, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £29k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 3 days ago