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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
UK / England
Rank 283 363 455
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +92
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 834 787 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.96% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 757 695 550
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 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%

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
69738 81869 84614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.70% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57894 68873 70362
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +30 290 £50,000 - 48
South East +64 136 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Yorkshire +39 92 £45,000 +28.57% 9
East of England +26 75 £35,000 - 8
West Midlands +26 67 £40,000 +3.22% 6
North West +3 65 £40,000 +14.28% 15
East Midlands +41 58 £36,000 +2.85% 11
South West +15 46 £40,000 +1.26% 11
North East +2 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1089 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 897 (56.84%) Selenium
3 695 (44.04%) QA
4 610 (38.66%) Java
5 475 (30.10%) C#
6 443 (28.07%) BDD
7 408 (25.86%) Scrum
7 408 (25.86%) SQL
8 392 (24.84%) Test Automation
9 386 (24.46%) Cucumber
10 381 (24.14%) TDD
11 363 (23.00%) Test Scripting
12 356 (22.56%) Finance
13 322 (20.41%) Manual Testing
14 306 (19.39%) ISTQB
15 302 (19.14%) WebDriver
16 294 (18.63%) Automated Testing
17 288 (18.25%) Software Testing
18 264 (16.73%) JIRA
19 263 (16.67%) ISEB
20 256 (16.22%) .NET
21 212 (13.43%) JavaScript
22 207 (13.12%) Python
23 199 (12.61%) SDLC
24 194 (12.29%) SoapUI
25 190 (12.04%) Regression Testing
26 182 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
27 178 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
28 176 (11.15%) Linux
29 163 (10.33%) Jenkins

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 38 (2.41%) Confluence
2 15 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (0.76%) IIS
4 11 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.57%) CMS
5 9 (0.57%) GlassFish
6 7 (0.44%) JBoss
7 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.38%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.25%) Apache
9 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.13%) Jetty
9 2 (0.13%) nginx
10 1 (0.063%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.063%) Drupal
10 1 (0.063%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.77%) MS Office
3 7 (0.44%) MS Project
4 6 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.063%) FastStats
5 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.58%) SaaS
2 23 (1.46%) GitHub
3 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.89%) G Suite
4 14 (0.89%) Office 365
4 14 (0.89%) Slack
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.063%) Force.com
6 1 (0.063%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.28%) HTTP
2 15 (0.95%) Internet
3 13 (0.82%) SSL
4 11 (0.70%) SMTP
4 11 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.38%) SSH
6 2 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.063%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.063%) Firewall
7 1 (0.063%) LAN
7 1 (0.063%) Skype
7 1 (0.063%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.04%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 46 (2.92%) Big Data
5 45 (2.85%) MongoDB
6 44 (2.79%) MySQL
7 20 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.08%) Hazelcast
8 17 (1.08%) Neo4j
9 14 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 13 (0.82%) Redis
11 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (0.19%) MS Access
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.13%) InfluxDB
16 2 (0.13%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 897 (56.84%) Selenium
2 386 (24.46%) Cucumber
3 302 (19.14%) WebDriver
4 264 (16.73%) JIRA
5 194 (12.29%) SoapUI
6 178 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 163 (10.33%) Jenkins
8 137 (8.68%) Git (software)
9 134 (8.49%) SpecFlow
10 128 (8.11%) HP UFT
11 105 (6.65%) JUnit
12 97 (6.15%) JMeter
13 78 (4.94%) Maven
14 70 (4.44%) Appium
15 61 (3.87%) Visual Studio
16 55 (3.49%) Ranorex
17 46 (2.92%) TeamCity
18 42 (2.66%) Calabash
19 38 (2.41%) Robot Framework
19 38 (2.41%) TestNG
General
1 356 (22.56%) Finance
2 88 (5.58%) Banking
3 74 (4.69%) Retail
4 69 (4.37%) Games
5 65 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.41%) Marketing
7 36 (2.28%) Law
8 22 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.01%) Advertising
11 13 (0.82%) Back Office
11 13 (0.82%) Electronics
12 12 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.51%) Automotive
14 7 (0.44%) Legal
15 6 (0.38%) Front Office
16 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 466 (29.53%) Analyst
2 416 (26.36%) Test Analyst
3 355 (22.50%) Tester
4 268 (16.98%) Test Engineer
5 242 (15.34%) Automation Tester
6 209 (13.24%) Developer
7 177 (11.22%) Automation Test Analyst
8 143 (9.06%) Test Automation Engineer
9 136 (8.62%) QA Engineer
10 132 (8.37%) QA Analyst
11 108 (6.84%) Test Manager
12 104 (6.59%) Software Tester
13 103 (6.53%) QA Tester
14 100 (6.34%) Test Leader
15 94 (5.96%) QA Test Analyst
16 81 (5.13%) Java Developer
17 80 (5.07%) Developer in Test
18 74 (4.69%) QA Automation Tester
19 68 (4.31%) Automation Test Lead
20 67 (4.25%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (16.22%) .NET
2 150 (9.51%) Gherkin
3 130 (8.24%) XML
4 127 (8.05%) HTML
5 121 (7.67%) Web Services
6 117 (7.41%) SOAP
7 114 (7.22%) REST
8 98 (6.21%) CSS
9 76 (4.82%) ASP.NET
10 60 (3.80%) Spring
11 59 (3.74%) RESTful
12 43 (2.72%) JSON
13 42 (2.66%) AngularJS
14 37 (2.34%) HTML5
15 30 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
16 29 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (1.65%) jQuery
18 26 (1.65%) XSL
19 25 (1.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 65 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 41 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 36 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.52%) Fintech
7 23 (1.46%) iPad
8 22 (1.39%) Online Games
8 22 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.01%) User Experience
10 14 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 13 (0.82%) Blackberry
11 13 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.63%) Informatics
13 10 (0.63%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.57%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.51%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (0.51%) Health Informatics
15 8 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 176 (11.15%) Linux
2 126 (7.98%) Windows
3 93 (5.89%) Unix
4 86 (5.45%) Android
4 86 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.38%) Solaris
8 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.063%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1089 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (28.07%) BDD
3 408 (25.86%) Scrum
4 392 (24.84%) Test Automation
5 381 (24.14%) TDD
6 363 (23.00%) Test Scripting
7 322 (20.41%) Manual Testing
8 294 (18.63%) Automated Testing
9 288 (18.25%) Software Testing
10 199 (12.61%) SDLC
11 190 (12.04%) Regression Testing
12 182 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
13 149 (9.44%) Performance Testing
14 147 (9.32%) E-Commerce
15 144 (9.13%) Test Strategy
16 136 (8.62%) Software Engineering
17 134 (8.49%) Functional Testing
18 115 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
19 114 (7.22%) Mentoring
20 100 (6.34%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 610 (38.66%) Java
2 475 (30.10%) C#
3 408 (25.86%) SQL
4 212 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 207 (13.12%) Python
6 125 (7.92%) Ruby
7 86 (5.45%) C++
8 52 (3.30%) C
9 50 (3.17%) Perl
10 45 (2.85%) PHP
11 28 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 24 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 22 (1.39%) Groovy
14 21 (1.33%) Scala
15 20 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.14%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.01%) VB
18 14 (0.89%) VBScript
19 12 (0.76%) Shell Script
20 11 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 306 (19.39%) ISTQB
2 263 (16.67%) ISEB
3 153 (9.70%) Degree
4 94 (5.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 695 (44.04%) QA
2 74 (4.69%) SDET
3 17 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 11 (0.70%) Docker
2 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.063%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.063%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.39%) Puppet
3 15 (0.95%) Grafana
4 13 (0.82%) StatsD
5 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.063%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.063%) WMI
Vendors
1 154 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 85 (5.39%) Oracle
3 60 (3.80%) HP
4 16 (1.01%) Google
4 16 (1.01%) Splunk
5 15 (0.95%) SAP
6 12 (0.76%) TOWER Software
7 11 (0.70%) Cognizant
8 10 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.57%) Cadence
10 7 (0.44%) Facebook
10 7 (0.44%) Remedy
10 7 (0.44%) Telerik
10 7 (0.44%) VMware
11 6 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
13 4 (0.25%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.19%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.19%) Tableau
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Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50-70K + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Loughborough, Leicestershire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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