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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 345 373 454
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +81
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 763 824 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 685 768 614
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
78344 89548 91059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65821 74795 73477
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +5 295 £52,500 +5.00% 63
South East +20 160 £42,500 +1.19% 9
Yorkshire +44 82 £39,500 +12.85% 11
East of England +22 66 £32,500 -23.52% 8
North West -2 47 £40,000 +14.28% 9
East Midlands 0 43 £35,500 +1.42% 3
South West +18 35 £40,000 +14.28% 16
West Midlands -9 31 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Midlands - 11 £35,000 -
North East +4 2 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1001 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (54.13%) Selenium
3 716 (46.98%) QA
4 552 (36.22%) Java
5 473 (31.04%) SQL
6 440 (28.87%) C#
7 408 (26.77%) BDD
8 391 (25.66%) Scrum
9 380 (24.93%) Test Automation
10 363 (23.82%) Finance
11 361 (23.69%) TDD
12 349 (22.90%) Cucumber
13 330 (21.65%) Test Scripting
14 329 (21.59%) Manual Testing
15 277 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 272 (17.85%) WebDriver
17 260 (17.06%) ISEB
18 255 (16.73%) ISTQB
19 252 (16.54%) JIRA
19 252 (16.54%) Automated Testing
20 241 (15.81%) Software Testing
21 226 (14.83%) .NET
22 198 (12.99%) Regression Testing
23 197 (12.93%) SoapUI
23 197 (12.93%) Test Strategy
24 191 (12.53%) JavaScript
25 185 (12.14%) Microsoft
26 182 (11.94%) SDLC
27 174 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
28 168 (11.02%) 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 27 (1.77%) Confluence
2 12 (0.79%) IIS
3 9 (0.59%) CMS
3 9 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.39%) NServiceBus
5 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.26%) Apache
6 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.26%) Drupal
7 3 (0.20%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.20%) WordPress
8 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.066%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.066%) CICS
9 1 (0.066%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.066%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.066%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.64%) MS Office
3 6 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.066%) Mingle
5 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.26%) FastStats
4 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.066%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.77%) SaaS
2 21 (1.38%) GitHub
3 19 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.46%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.46%) Office 365
5 7 (0.46%) Slack
6 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.13%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.066%) Google Play
8 1 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.56%) HTTP
2 28 (1.84%) Internet
3 20 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.25%) SMTP
5 14 (0.92%) SSL
6 5 (0.33%) SSH
7 4 (0.26%) Firewall
7 4 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.13%) IPv4
8 2 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.066%) ATM
9 1 (0.066%) DNS
9 1 (0.066%) FTP
9 1 (0.066%) Intranet
9 1 (0.066%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.066%) Telnet
9 1 (0.066%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 43 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 38 (2.49%) NoSQL
5 32 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.38%) Big Data
7 20 (1.31%) MySQL
8 19 (1.25%) Hazelcast
8 19 (1.25%) Neo4j
9 17 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.85%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.46%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.39%) DB2
16 4 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
16 4 (0.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 825 (54.13%) Selenium
2 349 (22.90%) Cucumber
3 272 (17.85%) WebDriver
4 252 (16.54%) JIRA
5 197 (12.93%) SoapUI
6 174 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 168 (11.02%) Jenkins
8 134 (8.79%) SpecFlow
9 127 (8.33%) HP UFT
10 115 (7.55%) Git (software)
11 84 (5.51%) JMeter
12 68 (4.46%) JUnit
13 59 (3.87%) Appium
14 57 (3.74%) Maven
14 57 (3.74%) Visual Studio
15 49 (3.22%) NUnit
16 43 (2.82%) Eclipse
17 42 (2.76%) LoadRunner
18 38 (2.49%) TeamCity
19 35 (2.30%) Ranorex
General
1 363 (23.82%) Finance
2 80 (5.25%) Banking
3 75 (4.92%) Games
4 52 (3.41%) Law
5 50 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.69%) Retail
7 36 (2.36%) Marketing
8 22 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.98%) Legal
10 12 (0.79%) Advertising
10 12 (0.79%) Electronics
11 10 (0.66%) Back Office
12 9 (0.59%) Automotive
13 8 (0.52%) Front Office
13 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.33%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 480 (31.50%) Analyst
2 442 (29.00%) Test Analyst
3 400 (26.25%) Tester
4 289 (18.96%) Test Engineer
5 244 (16.01%) Automation Tester
6 212 (13.91%) Automation Test Analyst
7 183 (12.01%) Developer
8 151 (9.91%) QA Engineer
8 151 (9.91%) Test Automation Engineer
9 147 (9.65%) QA Tester
10 140 (9.19%) QA Analyst
11 138 (9.06%) Software Tester
12 110 (7.22%) QA Test Analyst
13 92 (6.04%) QA Automation Tester
14 91 (5.97%) Test Manager
15 89 (5.84%) QA Test Engineer
16 82 (5.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 82 (5.38%) Test Leader
17 81 (5.31%) Java Engineer
18 72 (4.72%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (14.83%) .NET
2 151 (9.91%) HTML
3 143 (9.38%) Web Services
4 118 (7.74%) SOAP
5 104 (6.82%) REST
6 102 (6.69%) CSS
7 101 (6.63%) Gherkin
7 101 (6.63%) XML
8 73 (4.79%) Spring
9 69 (4.53%) ASP.NET
10 41 (2.69%) AngularJS
10 41 (2.69%) RESTful
11 38 (2.49%) .NET Framework
12 34 (2.23%) HTML5
13 31 (2.03%) Ajax
13 31 (2.03%) Hibernate
14 30 (1.97%) jQuery
15 22 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (1.44%) XSL
16 21 (1.38%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 58 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 47 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.43%) Client/Server
6 32 (2.10%) Fintech
7 29 (1.90%) Online Games
8 26 (1.71%) User Experience
9 24 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (1.57%) iPad
10 18 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.79%) Replication
14 9 (0.59%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.52%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.39%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.39%) Blog
16 6 (0.39%) Health Informatics
16 6 (0.39%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 159 (10.43%) Windows
2 157 (10.30%) Linux
3 96 (6.30%) Unix
4 91 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 90 (5.91%) Android
6 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.72%) Windows NT
7 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.26%) CentOS
9 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.066%) AIX
12 1 (0.066%) Solaris
12 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.066%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.066%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1001 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (26.77%) BDD
3 391 (25.66%) Scrum
4 380 (24.93%) Test Automation
5 361 (23.69%) TDD
6 330 (21.65%) Test Scripting
7 329 (21.59%) Manual Testing
8 277 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 252 (16.54%) Automated Testing
10 241 (15.81%) Software Testing
11 198 (12.99%) Regression Testing
12 197 (12.93%) Test Strategy
13 182 (11.94%) SDLC
14 160 (10.50%) Functional Testing
15 139 (9.12%) Performance Testing
16 128 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 108 (7.09%) Integration Testing
18 96 (6.30%) Waterfall
19 95 (6.23%) Mentoring
20 94 (6.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 552 (36.22%) Java
2 473 (31.04%) SQL
3 440 (28.87%) C#
4 191 (12.53%) JavaScript
5 134 (8.79%) Python
6 118 (7.74%) Ruby
7 57 (3.74%) PHP
8 51 (3.35%) Perl
9 46 (3.02%) C++
9 46 (3.02%) VB
10 37 (2.43%) C
11 28 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 24 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.51%) Groovy
14 22 (1.44%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 15 (0.98%) VBScript
17 13 (0.85%) Scala
18 10 (0.66%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 260 (17.06%) ISEB
2 255 (16.73%) ISTQB
3 152 (9.97%) Degree
4 102 (6.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 52 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.066%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 716 (46.98%) QA
2 31 (2.03%) SDET
3 9 (0.59%) Section 508
4 8 (0.52%) SLA
5 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.066%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.26%) Docker
5 3 (0.20%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) KVM
6 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (5.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.52%) Puppet
3 7 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
4 6 (0.39%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.066%) Ansible
6 1 (0.066%) Graphite
6 1 (0.066%) vRealize
Vendors
1 185 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 126 (8.27%) Oracle
3 115 (7.55%) HP
4 23 (1.51%) SAP
5 14 (0.92%) VMware
6 13 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 12 (0.79%) Google
8 9 (0.59%) Rally
8 9 (0.59%) Splunk
8 9 (0.59%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.46%) Borland
10 7 (0.46%) IBM
11 6 (0.39%) CA
11 6 (0.39%) Informatica
11 6 (0.39%) Pega
11 6 (0.39%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.33%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.33%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.26%) Sitecore
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Up to 30 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum + Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £29500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago