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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 363 461 403
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -58
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 807 574 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.65% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 747 517 683
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
84831 88940 95165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.67% 85.86% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71295 72668 77384
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +119 387 £52,500 +5.00% 51
South East +2 129 £37,500 -11.76% 25
Yorkshire +40 80 £33,000 -5.71% 20
East of England +58 72 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -8 46 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North West +6 39 £37,500 +7.14% 14
South West +16 34 £47,500 +7.95% 4
East Midlands 0 14 £40,000 +14.28%
North East - 3 £27,500 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1024 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 900 (55.73%) Selenium
3 769 (47.62%) QA
4 504 (31.21%) Java
5 476 (29.47%) SQL
6 461 (28.54%) Test Automation
7 410 (25.39%) TDD
8 406 (25.14%) C#
8 406 (25.14%) BDD
9 399 (24.71%) Finance
10 383 (23.72%) Scrum
11 361 (22.35%) Test Scripting
12 357 (22.11%) Manual Testing
13 355 (21.98%) WebDriver
14 314 (19.44%) ISEB
15 299 (18.51%) Cucumber
16 298 (18.45%) Software Testing
17 284 (17.59%) .NET
18 277 (17.15%) Automated Testing
19 272 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
20 261 (16.16%) ISTQB
21 243 (15.05%) SDLC
22 239 (14.80%) JIRA
23 226 (13.99%) Microsoft
24 214 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
25 205 (12.69%) Degree
26 191 (11.83%) Test Strategy
27 180 (11.15%) HP UFT
28 176 (10.90%) SQL Server
28 176 (10.90%) Jenkins

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (1.11%) Apache Solr
2 18 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 15 (0.93%) Confluence
4 13 (0.80%) Apache
4 13 (0.80%) Node.js
5 12 (0.74%) MQSeries
6 7 (0.43%) Drupal
7 6 (0.37%) CMS
7 6 (0.37%) Jetty
7 6 (0.37%) nginx
8 5 (0.31%) JBoss
9 4 (0.25%) IIS
9 4 (0.25%) Tuxedo
9 4 (0.25%) WordPress
10 3 (0.19%) Mule
10 3 (0.19%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 102 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.74%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.25%) BASE24
5 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.062%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.30%) GitHub
1 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.74%) SaaS
4 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.25%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.67%) Internet
2 16 (0.99%) HTTP
3 15 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.74%) VoIP
5 7 (0.43%) Broadband
5 7 (0.43%) SAN
6 4 (0.25%) ATM
6 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.25%) Skype
7 2 (0.12%) IPv4
8 1 (0.062%) LAN
8 1 (0.062%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.062%) SSH
8 1 (0.062%) Telnet
8 1 (0.062%) WAN
8 1 (0.062%) Wireless
8 1 (0.062%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 52 (3.22%) MongoDB
4 46 (2.85%) NoSQL
4 46 (2.85%) Oracle Database
5 28 (1.73%) Big Data
6 21 (1.30%) Hazelcast
6 21 (1.30%) Neo4j
6 21 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 21 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (1.05%) MySQL
9 14 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.37%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 900 (55.73%) Selenium
2 355 (21.98%) WebDriver
3 299 (18.51%) Cucumber
4 239 (14.80%) JIRA
5 180 (11.15%) HP UFT
6 176 (10.90%) Jenkins
7 159 (9.85%) Git (software)
8 139 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 131 (8.11%) SoapUI
10 127 (7.86%) SpecFlow
11 93 (5.76%) Maven
12 69 (4.27%) Appium
13 67 (4.15%) JUnit
14 56 (3.47%) JMeter
15 52 (3.22%) Visual Studio
16 46 (2.85%) Hudson
17 38 (2.35%) Gradle
18 36 (2.23%) TeamCity
19 35 (2.17%) Calabash
20 33 (2.04%) FitNesse
General
1 399 (24.71%) Finance
2 103 (6.38%) Banking
3 62 (3.84%) Games
4 57 (3.53%) Retail
4 57 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.23%) Law
6 32 (1.98%) Marketing
7 23 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.30%) Front Office
9 20 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.05%) Advertising
11 14 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.74%) Automotive
13 10 (0.62%) Legal
13 10 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.56%) Electronics
14 9 (0.56%) Publishing
15 5 (0.31%) German Language
15 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 552 (34.18%) Analyst
2 511 (31.64%) Test Analyst
3 460 (28.48%) Tester
4 325 (20.12%) Test Engineer
5 247 (15.29%) Automation Tester
6 227 (14.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 212 (13.13%) Developer
8 184 (11.39%) QA Engineer
9 180 (11.15%) QA Tester
10 153 (9.47%) Test Automation Engineer
11 138 (8.54%) QA Analyst
12 122 (7.55%) Software Tester
13 102 (6.32%) QA Test Analyst
14 92 (5.70%) Test Leader
15 91 (5.63%) QA Test Engineer
16 90 (5.57%) Java Developer
17 83 (5.14%) Manual Test Analyst
17 83 (5.14%) Software Analyst
18 79 (4.89%) Selenium Tester
19 78 (4.83%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (17.59%) .NET
2 151 (9.35%) Web Services
3 121 (7.49%) XML
4 101 (6.25%) HTML
5 77 (4.77%) CSS
6 73 (4.52%) SOAP
7 71 (4.40%) REST
8 69 (4.27%) Gherkin
9 59 (3.65%) Spring
10 58 (3.59%) .NET Framework
11 53 (3.28%) RESTful
12 47 (2.91%) ASP.NET
13 41 (2.54%) HTML5
14 37 (2.29%) AngularJS
15 34 (2.11%) JDBC
16 31 (1.92%) JSON
17 27 (1.67%) Behat
18 25 (1.55%) jQuery
18 25 (1.55%) Middleware
19 22 (1.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 119 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 72 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.17%) iPad
5 32 (1.98%) Fintech
6 29 (1.80%) Online Games
6 29 (1.80%) User Experience
7 27 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 25 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.18%) Replication
11 17 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.05%) Social Media
12 9 (0.56%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.56%) FMCG
12 9 (0.56%) Physics
13 8 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.50%) NHS
14 7 (0.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 149 (9.23%) Windows
2 139 (8.61%) Linux
3 97 (6.01%) Unix
4 95 (5.88%) Android
5 88 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.62%) Solaris
8 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.062%) AIX
11 1 (0.062%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.062%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1024 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (28.54%) Test Automation
3 410 (25.39%) TDD
4 406 (25.14%) BDD
5 383 (23.72%) Scrum
6 361 (22.35%) Test Scripting
7 357 (22.11%) Manual Testing
8 298 (18.45%) Software Testing
9 277 (17.15%) Automated Testing
10 272 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
11 243 (15.05%) SDLC
12 214 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 191 (11.83%) Test Strategy
14 170 (10.53%) Functional Testing
15 159 (9.85%) Regression Testing
16 139 (8.61%) Performance Testing
17 132 (8.17%) E-Commerce
18 117 (7.24%) Test Management
19 112 (6.93%) Software Engineering
20 106 (6.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 504 (31.21%) Java
2 476 (29.47%) SQL
3 406 (25.14%) C#
4 171 (10.59%) Python
5 158 (9.78%) JavaScript
6 146 (9.04%) Ruby
7 67 (4.15%) Perl
8 62 (3.84%) C++
9 53 (3.28%) PHP
10 47 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 35 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.61%) C
13 22 (1.36%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.24%) VB
15 15 (0.93%) Groovy
16 13 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.68%) ActionScript
17 11 (0.68%) Lua
18 8 (0.50%) Scala
18 8 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 314 (19.44%) ISEB
2 261 (16.16%) ISTQB
3 205 (12.69%) Degree
4 144 (8.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 44 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 14 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 769 (47.62%) QA
2 27 (1.67%) SDET
3 3 (0.19%) Section 508
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.062%) SLA
5 1 (0.062%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.19%) vSphere
3 2 (0.12%) Docker
3 2 (0.12%) KVM
3 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.56%) SCCM
3 8 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.37%) CA Wily
4 6 (0.37%) Puppet
5 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.19%) Graphite
7 1 (0.062%) Ansible
7 1 (0.062%) vRealize
Vendors
1 226 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 137 (8.48%) Oracle
3 103 (6.38%) HP
4 23 (1.42%) SAP
5 21 (1.30%) IBM
6 16 (0.99%) Rally
7 14 (0.87%) webMethods
8 13 (0.80%) StreamBase
8 13 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 12 (0.74%) Green Hat
10 11 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 11 (0.68%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.56%) Google
12 7 (0.43%) Apple
12 7 (0.43%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.43%) Informatica
12 7 (0.43%) Twitter
13 6 (0.37%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.37%) CA
13 6 (0.37%) Siebel
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £38000 per annum + Strong benefits package
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + car, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Quantica Technology
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year
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London
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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