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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
UK / England
Rank 283 362 471
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +109
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 855 801 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.95% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 751 722 532
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
69876 84229 86291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.83% 88.33% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57833 70736 71373
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 297 £50,500 -3.80% 51
South East +76 159 £37,500 -1.31% 23
Yorkshire +9 85 £45,000 +28.57% 22
North West +16 68 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East of England +25 67 £35,000 - 10
West Midlands +55 60 £40,000 - 15
South West +21 57 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East Midlands +50 54 £40,000 +6.66% 12
North East +7 9 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 1114 (69.76%) Agile Software Development
2 934 (58.48%) Selenium
3 712 (44.58%) QA
4 632 (39.57%) Java
5 461 (28.87%) C#
6 448 (28.05%) BDD
7 415 (25.99%) Test Automation
8 403 (25.23%) Cucumber
9 402 (25.17%) TDD
10 397 (24.86%) Test Scripting
11 392 (24.55%) Scrum
12 372 (23.29%) SQL
13 364 (22.79%) WebDriver
14 359 (22.48%) Finance
15 327 (20.48%) Manual Testing
16 312 (19.54%) ISTQB
17 299 (18.72%) Automated Testing
18 288 (18.03%) Software Testing
19 265 (16.59%) ISEB
20 259 (16.22%) .NET
20 259 (16.22%) JIRA
21 222 (13.90%) Python
22 204 (12.77%) SDLC
23 202 (12.65%) Regression Testing
24 201 (12.59%) JavaScript
25 185 (11.58%) SoapUI
26 176 (11.02%) Jenkins
27 167 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
28 165 (10.33%) Linux
28 165 (10.33%) Gherkin

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (2.82%) Confluence
2 20 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 14 (0.88%) IIS
4 9 (0.56%) GlassFish
4 9 (0.56%) JBoss
5 8 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.38%) CMS
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.25%) Apache
8 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.19%) Jetty
8 3 (0.19%) nginx
9 2 (0.13%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.063%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.063%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.50%) MS Office
3 7 (0.44%) MS Project
4 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.38%) GitHub
2 26 (1.63%) SaaS
3 24 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.00%) G Suite
4 16 (1.00%) Office 365
4 16 (1.00%) Slack
5 12 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.063%) Force.com
7 1 (0.063%) IaaS
7 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.88%) HTTP
2 12 (0.75%) Internet
3 10 (0.63%) SSL
4 8 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.38%) SMTP
6 5 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.19%) SSH
8 2 (0.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.13%) Intranet
8 2 (0.13%) Wireless
9 1 (0.063%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.063%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.063%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.063%) LAN
9 1 (0.063%) Skype
9 1 (0.063%) VLAN
9 1 (0.063%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.13%) Big Data
3 48 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 46 (2.88%) MySQL
5 38 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 35 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (0.88%) Hazelcast
8 14 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 14 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.81%) Redis
10 12 (0.75%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.31%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.19%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.19%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.19%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 934 (58.48%) Selenium
2 403 (25.23%) Cucumber
3 364 (22.79%) WebDriver
4 259 (16.22%) JIRA
5 185 (11.58%) SoapUI
6 176 (11.02%) Jenkins
7 160 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 142 (8.89%) Git (software)
9 133 (8.33%) SpecFlow
10 131 (8.20%) HP UFT
11 119 (7.45%) JUnit
12 112 (7.01%) JMeter
13 82 (5.13%) Maven
14 79 (4.95%) Appium
15 62 (3.88%) Visual Studio
16 46 (2.88%) Ranorex
16 46 (2.88%) TeamCity
17 41 (2.57%) Calabash
17 41 (2.57%) TestNG
18 38 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 359 (22.48%) Finance
2 92 (5.76%) Banking
3 83 (5.20%) Retail
4 62 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.51%) Games
6 26 (1.63%) Marketing
7 21 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.25%) Back Office
9 17 (1.06%) Law
9 17 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.00%) Advertising
11 13 (0.81%) Electronics
11 13 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.56%) Front Office
13 8 (0.50%) Automotive
14 7 (0.44%) Legal
15 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 474 (29.68%) Analyst
2 422 (26.42%) Test Analyst
3 363 (22.73%) Tester
4 295 (18.47%) Test Engineer
5 258 (16.16%) Automation Tester
6 188 (11.77%) Developer
7 160 (10.02%) Automation Test Analyst
8 158 (9.89%) Test Automation Engineer
9 155 (9.71%) QA Engineer
10 132 (8.27%) QA Analyst
11 111 (6.95%) QA Tester
12 102 (6.39%) Test Manager
13 95 (5.95%) Software Tester
14 93 (5.82%) QA Test Analyst
15 90 (5.64%) Test Leader
16 87 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
17 81 (5.07%) Java Engineer
17 81 (5.07%) QA Automation Tester
18 77 (4.82%) Developer in Test
19 71 (4.45%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (16.22%) .NET
2 165 (10.33%) Gherkin
3 130 (8.14%) XML
4 113 (7.08%) SOAP
5 112 (7.01%) HTML
6 110 (6.89%) Web Services
7 99 (6.20%) REST
8 90 (5.64%) CSS
9 74 (4.63%) ASP.NET
10 69 (4.32%) RESTful
11 50 (3.13%) Spring
12 45 (2.82%) JSON
13 37 (2.32%) HTML5
14 36 (2.25%) AngularJS
15 27 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
15 27 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (1.50%) Hibernate
18 23 (1.44%) React
18 23 (1.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 77 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 30 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 25 (1.57%) iPad
8 20 (1.25%) Fintech
9 19 (1.19%) Online Games
10 15 (0.94%) User Experience
11 13 (0.81%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.75%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.56%) Equities
14 9 (0.56%) Online Banking
15 8 (0.50%) Derivative
15 8 (0.50%) Social Media
16 7 (0.44%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.38%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 165 (10.33%) Linux
2 116 (7.26%) Windows
3 82 (5.13%) Unix
4 77 (4.82%) Android
5 75 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.50%) Solaris
7 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1114 (69.76%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (28.05%) BDD
3 415 (25.99%) Test Automation
4 402 (25.17%) TDD
5 397 (24.86%) Test Scripting
6 392 (24.55%) Scrum
7 327 (20.48%) Manual Testing
8 299 (18.72%) Automated Testing
9 288 (18.03%) Software Testing
10 204 (12.77%) SDLC
11 202 (12.65%) Regression Testing
12 167 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
13 163 (10.21%) E-Commerce
14 147 (9.20%) Performance Testing
15 141 (8.83%) Functional Testing
16 140 (8.77%) Software Engineering
17 138 (8.64%) Test Strategy
18 124 (7.76%) QA Automation
19 112 (7.01%) Mentoring
20 111 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 632 (39.57%) Java
2 461 (28.87%) C#
3 372 (23.29%) SQL
4 222 (13.90%) Python
5 201 (12.59%) JavaScript
6 142 (8.89%) Ruby
7 80 (5.01%) C++
8 57 (3.57%) Perl
9 54 (3.38%) C
10 49 (3.07%) PHP
11 25 (1.57%) Groovy
11 25 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.50%) Scala
13 20 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.00%) VBScript
16 14 (0.88%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.81%) VB
18 11 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 312 (19.54%) ISTQB
2 265 (16.59%) ISEB
3 161 (10.08%) Degree
4 76 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 712 (44.58%) QA
2 75 (4.70%) SDET
3 17 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.38%) SLA
5 3 (0.19%) WCAG
6 2 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 14 (0.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.063%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.063%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.44%) Puppet
3 15 (0.94%) Grafana
4 13 (0.81%) StatsD
5 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.063%) WMI
Vendors
1 143 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.13%) Oracle
3 50 (3.13%) HP
4 20 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 19 (1.19%) Google
6 13 (0.81%) Splunk
6 13 (0.81%) TOWER Software
7 11 (0.69%) Cognizant
8 10 (0.63%) Cadence
9 9 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (0.50%) SAP
11 7 (0.44%) Facebook
11 7 (0.44%) Remedy
11 7 (0.44%) Telerik
12 5 (0.31%) SOASTA, Inc
13 4 (0.25%) VMware
14 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.19%) Tableau
14 3 (0.19%) Xamarin
15 2 (0.13%) Concur
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Recital Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum pension, bonus, private health care
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, 24 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday