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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 392 484 445
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -39
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 661 386 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 619 349 461
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 £30,650 £29,800 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87953 80082 86084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71376 66038 73828
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 £31,250 £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 31 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 31 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 +3 305 £47,500 -5.00% 43
South East +63 132 £41,500 +27.69% 14
Yorkshire +32 68 £35,000 +20.68% 7
East of England +25 50 £42,500 +13.33% 6
North West +9 36 £32,500 - 3
South West +5 27 £38,500 +2.66% 7
East Midlands +3 24 £35,000 +2.94% 4
West Midlands 0 17 £42,500 +6.25%
North East -1 8 £34,500 +27.77% 3
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 686 (47.51%) QA
2 676 (46.81%) Selenium
3 465 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (27.77%) Java
5 392 (27.15%) SQL
6 377 (26.11%) Test Scripting
7 375 (25.97%) C#
8 371 (25.69%) Finance
9 364 (25.21%) ISEB
9 364 (25.21%) Test Automation
10 259 (17.94%) BDD
11 252 (17.45%) WebDriver
12 248 (17.17%) Automated Testing
13 243 (16.83%) QuickTest Pro
14 233 (16.14%) .NET
15 232 (16.07%) TDD
16 225 (15.58%) Scrum
17 218 (15.10%) Manual Testing
18 208 (14.40%) Software Testing
19 201 (13.92%) Cucumber
20 191 (13.23%) Degree
21 190 (13.16%) SQL Server
22 172 (11.91%) ISTQB
23 167 (11.57%) Ruby
24 152 (10.53%) Test Strategy
25 148 (10.25%) JavaScript
26 142 (9.83%) Python
27 141 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
28 140 (9.70%) Web Services
29 139 (9.63%) Continuous Integration

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (1.94%) CMS
2 15 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (0.55%) IIS
4 5 (0.35%) Drupal
5 3 (0.21%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.21%) Node.js
6 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.14%) Mule
6 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.069%) Apache
7 1 (0.069%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.069%) Confluence
7 1 (0.069%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.069%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.069%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 53 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.25%) MS Office
3 10 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Magento
1 5 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Cordys
3 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.069%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.069%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.069%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.069%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.069%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.069%) RMDS
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.069%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.069%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.28%) GitHub
3 4 (0.28%) SaaS
4 3 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.069%) 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 10 (0.69%) HTTP
4 7 (0.48%) LAN
5 6 (0.42%) Firewall
6 5 (0.35%) FTP
7 4 (0.28%) MVNO
8 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.069%) 3G
9 1 (0.069%) 2G
9 1 (0.069%) IPsec
9 1 (0.069%) Intranet
9 1 (0.069%) DNS
9 1 (0.069%) VPN
9 1 (0.069%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.069%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.42%) Big Data
3 28 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 14 (0.97%) MySQL
8 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.42%) Neo4j
11 6 (0.42%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.42%) DB2
11 6 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 676 (46.81%) Selenium
2 252 (17.45%) WebDriver
3 243 (16.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 201 (13.92%) Cucumber
5 101 (6.99%) Jenkins
6 98 (6.79%) SoapUI
7 89 (6.16%) JUnit
8 87 (6.02%) JIRA
9 79 (5.47%) Visual Studio
10 78 (5.40%) SpecFlow
11 64 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (4.22%) LoadRunner
13 58 (4.02%) TeamCity
14 57 (3.95%) Hudson
15 53 (3.67%) WATIR
16 52 (3.60%) FitNesse
17 51 (3.53%) JBehave
18 48 (3.32%) Selenium IDE
19 46 (3.19%) Bugzilla
20 39 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 371 (25.69%) Finance
2 100 (6.93%) Banking
3 52 (3.60%) Retail
4 41 (2.84%) Games
5 34 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 33 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.80%) Law
8 18 (1.25%) Publishing
9 14 (0.97%) Marketing
9 14 (0.97%) Advertising
10 10 (0.69%) Front Office
11 4 (0.28%) Back Office
11 4 (0.28%) Legal
12 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.069%) Automotive
14 1 (0.069%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 536 (37.12%) Analyst
2 426 (29.50%) Test Analyst
3 286 (19.81%) Tester
4 209 (14.47%) Test Engineer
5 176 (12.19%) Developer
6 134 (9.28%) QA Analyst
7 111 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 108 (7.48%) Test Manager
8 108 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
9 97 (6.72%) QA Engineer
10 95 (6.58%) Automation Tester
11 86 (5.96%) Senior Test Analyst
12 85 (5.89%) Automation Analyst
13 71 (4.92%) QA Tester
14 70 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
15 59 (4.09%) Test Leader
16 51 (3.53%) Software Tester
17 44 (3.05%) Senior Test Engineer
18 42 (2.91%) Senior Developer
19 39 (2.70%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (16.14%) .NET
2 140 (9.70%) Web Services
3 122 (8.45%) HTML
4 120 (8.31%) SOAP
5 106 (7.34%) XML
6 78 (5.40%) ASP.NET
7 68 (4.71%) CSS
8 65 (4.50%) REST
9 53 (3.67%) WCF
10 52 (3.60%) Gherkin
11 49 (3.39%) .NET Framework
12 45 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (3.05%) jQuery
14 42 (2.91%) HTML5
15 39 (2.70%) RESTful
16 33 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 32 (2.22%) Apache Flex
18 31 (2.15%) Ajax
18 31 (2.15%) CSS3
19 30 (2.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.82%) Computer Science
2 73 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 57 (3.95%) Open Source
4 39 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 28 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (1.87%) Blackberry
7 21 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 20 (1.39%) Online Games
9 18 (1.25%) Spread Betting
9 18 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
10 14 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
10 14 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 13 (0.90%) iPad
12 11 (0.76%) Social Media
12 11 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.76%) iPhone
13 9 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (0.55%) AS400
15 7 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 136 (9.42%) Windows
2 89 (6.16%) UNIX
3 77 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 76 (5.26%) Android
5 72 (4.99%) Linux
6 20 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.35%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.069%) Debian
12 1 (0.069%) CentOS
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.069%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (26.11%) Test Scripting
3 364 (25.21%) Test Automation
4 259 (17.94%) BDD
5 248 (17.17%) Automated Testing
6 232 (16.07%) TDD
7 225 (15.58%) Scrum
8 218 (15.10%) Manual Testing
9 208 (14.40%) Software Testing
10 152 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 139 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
12 137 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 115 (7.96%) System Testing
14 114 (7.89%) Performance Testing
15 113 (7.83%) E-Commerce
16 112 (7.76%) Web Testing
17 105 (7.27%) Regression Testing
18 92 (6.37%) Unit Testing
19 85 (5.89%) Test Management
20 76 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 401 (27.77%) Java
2 392 (27.15%) SQL
3 375 (25.97%) C#
4 167 (11.57%) Ruby
5 148 (10.25%) JavaScript
6 142 (9.83%) Python
7 72 (4.99%) VBScript
8 69 (4.78%) C++
9 62 (4.29%) PHP
10 59 (4.09%) Perl
11 53 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 50 (3.46%) VB
13 45 (3.12%) Groovy
14 24 (1.66%) Tcl
15 20 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 19 (1.32%) XPath
17 18 (1.25%) C
18 16 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 364 (25.21%) ISEB
2 191 (13.23%) Degree
3 172 (11.91%) ISTQB
4 77 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 33 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.97%) MBA
8 13 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.48%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.42%) PhD
11 5 (0.35%) HND
12 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.069%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 686 (47.51%) QA
2 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.35%) XenApp
2 5 (0.35%) XenDesktop
2 5 (0.35%) vSphere
3 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.069%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 141 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.42%) SCCM
3 5 (0.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.14%) Salt
5 2 (0.14%) Opsview
5 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 108 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.13%) HP
3 50 (3.46%) Oracle
4 22 (1.52%) IBM
5 20 (1.39%) Citrix
6 13 (0.90%) Altiris
7 11 (0.76%) VMware
7 11 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.62%) SAP
8 9 (0.62%) Zend
8 9 (0.62%) Telerik
9 7 (0.48%) Adobe
9 7 (0.48%) Green Hat
10 6 (0.42%) Informatica
11 5 (0.35%) Apple
11 5 (0.35%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.28%) JBoss
13 2 (0.14%) Capita
13 2 (0.14%) Remedy
14 1 (0.069%) Charles River
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, 75% off train travel, final s
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles available) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago