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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 355 422 421
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 780 666 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 728 612 676
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
80786 88184 95552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.24% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68134 72520 78317
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +113 379 £52,500 +5.00% 49
South East +1 137 £38,750 -8.82% 21
Yorkshire +27 74 £34,000 -9.33% 13
East of England +76 67 £38,250 -1.29% 7
West Midlands -8 46 £40,000 +6.66% 7
North West -6 38 £40,000 +6.66% 6
South West +13 27 £47,500 +8.57% 5
East Midlands +4 9 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North East +4 1 £27,500 -18.51%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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.

1 997 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
2 888 (56.06%) Selenium
3 756 (47.73%) QA
4 512 (32.32%) Java
5 497 (31.38%) SQL
6 451 (28.47%) Test Automation
7 413 (26.07%) C#
8 402 (25.38%) Finance
9 390 (24.62%) BDD
10 389 (24.56%) TDD
11 363 (22.92%) Scrum
12 362 (22.85%) Manual Testing
13 343 (21.65%) WebDriver
14 342 (21.59%) Test Scripting
15 295 (18.62%) Cucumber
16 294 (18.56%) ISEB
17 276 (17.42%) .NET
18 270 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
19 267 (16.86%) Software Testing
20 258 (16.29%) Automated Testing
21 254 (16.04%) ISTQB
22 245 (15.47%) JIRA
23 226 (14.27%) SDLC
24 219 (13.83%) Microsoft
25 201 (12.69%) Test Strategy
26 198 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
27 187 (11.81%) Degree
28 175 (11.05%) Jenkins
29 173 (10.92%) SQL Server
29 173 (10.92%) Python

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 18 (1.14%) Confluence
1 18 (1.14%) Tomcat
2 17 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 13 (0.82%) Node.js
5 9 (0.57%) Apache
5 9 (0.57%) MQSeries
6 8 (0.51%) Drupal
7 6 (0.38%) CMS
8 5 (0.32%) JBoss
8 5 (0.32%) WordPress
9 3 (0.19%) Mule
9 3 (0.19%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.13%) IIS
10 2 (0.13%) Jetty
10 2 (0.13%) nginx
10 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.13%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.063%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.96%) MS Office
3 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.063%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (0.57%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) BASE24
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.33%) GitHub
2 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.88%) SaaS
5 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Google Play
7 2 (0.13%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.063%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.52%) Internet
2 17 (1.07%) HTTP
3 13 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.76%) VoIP
5 7 (0.44%) Broadband
5 7 (0.44%) SAN
6 5 (0.32%) Skype
7 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.19%) ATM
9 2 (0.13%) IPv4
10 1 (0.063%) DNS
10 1 (0.063%) Firewall
10 1 (0.063%) LAN
10 1 (0.063%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.063%) SSH
10 1 (0.063%) Telnet
10 1 (0.063%) WAN
10 1 (0.063%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 48 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 45 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 43 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 24 (1.52%) Big Data
7 22 (1.39%) Hazelcast
7 22 (1.39%) Neo4j
8 18 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (1.07%) MySQL
10 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.51%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.44%) Hadoop
17 5 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 888 (56.06%) Selenium
2 343 (21.65%) WebDriver
3 295 (18.62%) Cucumber
4 245 (15.47%) JIRA
5 175 (11.05%) Jenkins
6 170 (10.73%) HP UFT
7 152 (9.60%) SoapUI
8 149 (9.41%) Git (software)
8 149 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 127 (8.02%) SpecFlow
10 86 (5.43%) Maven
11 74 (4.67%) Appium
12 66 (4.17%) JUnit
13 62 (3.91%) JMeter
14 52 (3.28%) Visual Studio
15 39 (2.46%) NUnit
16 37 (2.34%) Gradle
17 34 (2.15%) FitNesse
17 34 (2.15%) Hudson
18 33 (2.08%) TestNG
General
1 402 (25.38%) Finance
2 101 (6.38%) Banking
3 65 (4.10%) Games
4 63 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.34%) Law
5 37 (2.34%) Retail
6 34 (2.15%) Marketing
7 21 (1.33%) Front Office
8 19 (1.20%) Advertising
9 16 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.95%) Automotive
10 15 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.63%) Legal
12 10 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.57%) Back Office
13 9 (0.57%) Publishing
14 8 (0.51%) Electronics
15 5 (0.32%) German Language
16 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 565 (35.67%) Analyst
2 521 (32.89%) Test Analyst
3 442 (27.90%) Tester
4 339 (21.40%) Test Engineer
5 233 (14.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 229 (14.46%) Automation Tester
7 196 (12.37%) Developer
8 179 (11.30%) QA Engineer
9 178 (11.24%) QA Tester
10 157 (9.91%) Test Automation Engineer
11 152 (9.60%) QA Analyst
12 122 (7.70%) Software Tester
13 115 (7.26%) QA Test Analyst
14 106 (6.69%) QA Test Engineer
15 86 (5.43%) Test Leader
16 81 (5.11%) QA Automation Tester
17 80 (5.05%) Manual Test Analyst
18 79 (4.99%) Java Developer
18 79 (4.99%) Java Engineer
18 79 (4.99%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (17.42%) .NET
2 141 (8.90%) Web Services
3 113 (7.13%) HTML
3 113 (7.13%) XML
4 88 (5.56%) CSS
5 78 (4.92%) SOAP
6 64 (4.04%) REST
7 61 (3.85%) Spring
8 57 (3.60%) ASP.NET
9 56 (3.54%) .NET Framework
9 56 (3.54%) RESTful
10 51 (3.22%) Gherkin
11 40 (2.53%) AngularJS
12 35 (2.21%) HTML5
12 35 (2.21%) JDBC
13 31 (1.96%) jQuery
14 27 (1.70%) JSON
15 25 (1.58%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (1.52%) Behat
16 24 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 67 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 36 (2.27%) Fintech
5 33 (2.08%) iPad
5 33 (2.08%) Online Games
6 30 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.77%) User Experience
8 26 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.95%) Social Media
12 14 (0.88%) Replication
13 13 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.51%) NHS
15 8 (0.51%) Physics
16 7 (0.44%) Data Centre
17 6 (0.38%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 161 (10.16%) Windows
2 149 (9.41%) Linux
3 107 (6.76%) Unix
4 91 (5.74%) Android
5 86 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.63%) Solaris
8 9 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.063%) AIX
12 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.063%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (28.47%) Test Automation
3 390 (24.62%) BDD
4 389 (24.56%) TDD
5 363 (22.92%) Scrum
6 362 (22.85%) Manual Testing
7 342 (21.59%) Test Scripting
8 270 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
9 267 (16.86%) Software Testing
10 258 (16.29%) Automated Testing
11 226 (14.27%) SDLC
12 201 (12.69%) Test Strategy
13 198 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 170 (10.73%) Functional Testing
15 168 (10.61%) Regression Testing
16 138 (8.71%) Performance Testing
17 120 (7.58%) E-Commerce
18 110 (6.94%) Integration Testing
19 109 (6.88%) Test Management
19 109 (6.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 512 (32.32%) Java
2 497 (31.38%) SQL
3 413 (26.07%) C#
4 173 (10.92%) Python
5 161 (10.16%) JavaScript
6 139 (8.78%) Ruby
7 76 (4.80%) Perl
8 60 (3.79%) C++
9 51 (3.22%) PHP
10 43 (2.71%) PL/SQL
11 30 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 30 (1.89%) C
12 28 (1.77%) VB
13 22 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.07%) Groovy
15 13 (0.82%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.63%) ActionScript
17 10 (0.63%) Lua
17 10 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 294 (18.56%) ISEB
2 254 (16.04%) ISTQB
3 187 (11.81%) Degree
4 120 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (3.22%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.063%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 756 (47.73%) QA
2 18 (1.14%) SDET
3 6 (0.38%) Section 508
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.063%) SEPA
5 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.19%) Docker
2 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.13%) KVM
3 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.44%) Puppet
4 6 (0.38%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.32%) SCCM
6 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.13%) Ansible
8 2 (0.13%) Graphite
9 1 (0.063%) vRealize
Vendors
1 219 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 142 (8.96%) Oracle
3 108 (6.82%) HP
4 23 (1.45%) SAP
5 19 (1.20%) IBM
6 13 (0.82%) Rally
6 13 (0.82%) StreamBase
7 12 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.63%) webMethods
9 9 (0.57%) CA
9 9 (0.57%) Green Hat
10 8 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.51%) Informatica
10 8 (0.51%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.44%) Apple
11 7 (0.44%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.44%) Google
11 7 (0.44%) Twitter
12 6 (0.38%) AppDynamics
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago