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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 401 374 448
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +74
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 596 771 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.70% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.85% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 538 686 454
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
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
85485 90650 82136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.28% 82.08% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 69947 73853 68353
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -108 234 £50,000 +5.26% 43
South East +77 162 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Yorkshire -14 55 £35,000 +4.47% 5
North West +11 51 £36,500 +12.30% 12
West Midlands +12 39 £37,500 +19.04% 1
East of England -29 22 £35,000 -17.64% 5
South West -9 18 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +1 12 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 683 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 603 (50.93%) Selenium
3 551 (46.54%) QA
4 424 (35.81%) Java
5 345 (29.14%) SQL
6 296 (25.00%) C#
7 290 (24.49%) Test Automation
8 282 (23.82%) WebDriver
9 263 (22.21%) Test Scripting
10 262 (22.13%) Finance
11 237 (20.02%) Scrum
12 236 (19.93%) BDD
13 233 (19.68%) Automated Testing
14 232 (19.59%) TDD
15 230 (19.43%) ISEB
16 226 (19.09%) Software Testing
17 211 (17.82%) Manual Testing
18 183 (15.46%) .NET
19 171 (14.44%) QuickTest Pro
19 171 (14.44%) Cucumber
19 171 (14.44%) ISTQB
20 159 (13.43%) Regression Testing
21 150 (12.67%) JavaScript
22 145 (12.25%) Degree
23 143 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
24 139 (11.74%) User Acceptance Testing
25 133 (11.23%) Web Services
26 132 (11.15%) Microsoft
27 111 (9.38%) Ruby
28 109 (9.21%) SoapUI

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.10%) CMS
3 10 (0.84%) Confluence
3 10 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.42%) Node.js
6 5 (0.42%) IIS
6 5 (0.42%) Drupal
7 4 (0.34%) WordPress
7 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.25%) MTS
9 2 (0.17%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.084%) Apache
10 1 (0.084%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.03%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) MS Project
4 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.084%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.084%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (0.34%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) Summit
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.084%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.084%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.03%) SaaS
2 11 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.17%) Trello
6 1 (0.084%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.52%) HTTP
3 14 (1.18%) Internet
4 4 (0.34%) VoIP
5 3 (0.25%) WAN
5 3 (0.25%) DHCP
5 3 (0.25%) VPN
5 3 (0.25%) DSL
5 3 (0.25%) RTP
5 3 (0.25%) H.323
5 3 (0.25%) VLAN
5 3 (0.25%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.17%) Network Security
6 2 (0.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.084%) SSL
7 1 (0.084%) SMTP
7 1 (0.084%) Skype
7 1 (0.084%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (2.36%) MySQL
4 27 (2.28%) NoSQL
5 18 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 16 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.93%) Hazelcast
9 11 (0.93%) Neo4j
10 9 (0.76%) Big Data
10 9 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.17%) QlikView
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.17%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 603 (50.93%) Selenium
2 282 (23.82%) WebDriver
3 171 (14.44%) Cucumber
3 171 (14.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 109 (9.21%) SoapUI
5 98 (8.28%) Jenkins
6 85 (7.18%) JIRA
7 83 (7.01%) SpecFlow
8 72 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 64 (5.41%) JUnit
10 62 (5.24%) Visual Studio
11 55 (4.65%) TeamCity
12 53 (4.48%) Git (software)
13 50 (4.22%) Calabash
14 48 (4.05%) Hudson
15 46 (3.89%) JMeter
16 39 (3.29%) Appium
17 35 (2.96%) Maven
17 35 (2.96%) FitNesse
18 31 (2.62%) RSpec
General
1 262 (22.13%) Finance
2 46 (3.89%) Banking
3 42 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.29%) Games
5 38 (3.21%) Retail
6 15 (1.27%) Front Office
7 14 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.93%) Advertising
8 11 (0.93%) Publishing
8 11 (0.93%) Law
9 10 (0.84%) Back Office
10 9 (0.76%) Marketing
11 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.25%) Legal
13 3 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.084%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.084%) Billing
Job Titles
1 415 (35.05%) Analyst
2 342 (28.89%) Test Analyst
3 330 (27.87%) Tester
4 186 (15.71%) Test Engineer
5 148 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 141 (11.91%) Developer
7 128 (10.81%) QA Engineer
8 112 (9.46%) Automation Engineer
9 111 (9.38%) QA Analyst
10 98 (8.28%) Software Tester
11 69 (5.83%) Software Engineer
12 68 (5.74%) Automation Analyst
13 63 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
14 59 (4.98%) Test Manager
15 57 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
16 56 (4.73%) QA Tester
17 54 (4.56%) Software Test Engineer
18 50 (4.22%) Test Leader
19 48 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
20 35 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (15.46%) .NET
2 133 (11.23%) Web Services
3 98 (8.28%) XML
4 95 (8.02%) HTML
5 64 (5.41%) CSS
6 55 (4.65%) SOAP
7 30 (2.53%) REST
7 30 (2.53%) Gherkin
8 25 (2.11%) ASP.NET
9 23 (1.94%) RESTful
10 20 (1.69%) JSON
11 19 (1.60%) HTML5
11 19 (1.60%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.52%) jQuery
12 18 (1.52%) XSLT
13 15 (1.27%) JSP
13 15 (1.27%) Spring
14 14 (1.18%) Middleware
14 14 (1.18%) WCF
15 13 (1.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.78%) Mobile App
2 87 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 50 (4.22%) Open Source
5 28 (2.36%) User Experience
6 24 (2.03%) Replication
7 20 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.35%) Online Games
9 14 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.10%) iPhone
10 13 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.93%) iPad
12 10 (0.84%) Equities
13 9 (0.76%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.59%) EPoS
14 7 (0.59%) Social Media
15 6 (0.51%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.51%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 93 (7.85%) Apple iOS
2 91 (7.69%) Android
3 89 (7.52%) Windows
4 88 (7.43%) Linux
5 58 (4.90%) UNIX
6 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.25%) Debian
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.084%) VMS
9 1 (0.084%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (24.49%) Test Automation
3 263 (22.21%) Test Scripting
4 237 (20.02%) Scrum
5 236 (19.93%) BDD
6 233 (19.68%) Automated Testing
7 232 (19.59%) TDD
8 226 (19.09%) Software Testing
9 211 (17.82%) Manual Testing
10 159 (13.43%) Regression Testing
11 143 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
12 139 (11.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 103 (8.70%) System Testing
14 91 (7.69%) E-Commerce
15 65 (5.49%) Performance Testing
16 60 (5.07%) Unit Testing
17 57 (4.81%) Test Strategy
18 54 (4.56%) Software Engineering
19 48 (4.05%) OO
20 46 (3.89%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 424 (35.81%) Java
2 345 (29.14%) SQL
3 296 (25.00%) C#
4 150 (12.67%) JavaScript
5 111 (9.38%) Ruby
6 55 (4.65%) Python
7 43 (3.63%) PHP
8 40 (3.38%) C++
9 30 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.20%) Groovy
11 25 (2.11%) VBScript
12 14 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.10%) VB
14 10 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.84%) Perl
15 9 (0.76%) C
16 8 (0.68%) Scala
16 8 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 230 (19.43%) ISEB
2 171 (14.44%) ISTQB
3 145 (12.25%) Degree
4 82 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.25%) MCITP
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.25%) MCSE
9 3 (0.25%) PhD
9 3 (0.25%) CCNA
9 3 (0.25%) APMP
10 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) PMP
10 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 551 (46.54%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) WAI
3 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.084%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.084%) Docker
2 1 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 62 (5.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.42%) Puppet
3 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.084%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 132 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 92 (7.77%) Oracle
3 77 (6.50%) HP
4 27 (2.28%) IBM
5 15 (1.27%) SAP
6 11 (0.93%) VMware
6 11 (0.93%) Google
7 8 (0.68%) WorldPay
7 8 (0.68%) Telerik
8 4 (0.34%) SimCorp
8 4 (0.34%) Capita
8 4 (0.34%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.34%) Charles River
9 3 (0.25%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.25%) Green Hat
9 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco
9 3 (0.25%) Murex
9 3 (0.25%) Calypso
9 3 (0.25%) Avaya
Farnborough, Hampshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday