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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 349 398 457
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +59
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 779 782 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.87% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 728 728 607
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,719 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.04% +0.58%
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
80691 89646 92930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.82% 87.12% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68232 74135 75625
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £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 25 July 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 July 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 -2 305 £55,000 +10.00% 65
South East +45 177 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire +55 86 £38,000 +8.57% 10
East of England +68 69 £35,500 -1.38% 8
West Midlands +4 40 £40,000 +0.62% 8
North West -3 39 £41,000 +9.33% 7
East Midlands -2 29 £35,000 - 6
South West +24 26 £42,000 +9.09% 3
Midlands - 8 £38,500 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1014 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 864 (54.41%) Selenium
3 767 (48.30%) QA
4 561 (35.33%) Java
5 493 (31.05%) SQL
6 432 (27.20%) C#
7 421 (26.51%) Test Automation
8 391 (24.62%) BDD
9 384 (24.18%) Finance
10 378 (23.80%) TDD
11 370 (23.30%) Scrum
12 367 (23.11%) Test Scripting
13 364 (22.92%) Manual Testing
14 335 (21.10%) Cucumber
15 320 (20.15%) WebDriver
16 296 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
17 278 (17.51%) ISEB
18 261 (16.44%) ISTQB
19 255 (16.06%) Software Testing
20 254 (15.99%) JIRA
21 250 (15.74%) Automated Testing
22 234 (14.74%) .NET
23 224 (14.11%) SDLC
24 215 (13.54%) Microsoft
25 212 (13.35%) Regression Testing
26 206 (12.97%) Test Strategy
27 195 (12.28%) Functional Testing
28 191 (12.03%) Degree
29 180 (11.34%) JavaScript
30 176 (11.08%) 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 24 (1.51%) Confluence
2 13 (0.82%) IIS
3 12 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.57%) Apache Solr
5 9 (0.57%) Drupal
6 6 (0.38%) Apache
6 6 (0.38%) CMS
6 6 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.25%) WordPress
8 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.19%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.063%) CICS
10 1 (0.063%) JBoss
10 1 (0.063%) Jetty
10 1 (0.063%) MTS
10 1 (0.063%) nginx
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.063%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.51%) MS Office
3 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.063%) Mingle
5 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.25%) FastStats
4 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.063%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.76%) GitHub
2 25 (1.57%) SaaS
3 19 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Google Play
6 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.063%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.76%) HTTP
2 20 (1.26%) Internet
3 12 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.57%) SMTP
4 9 (0.57%) VoIP
5 7 (0.44%) SSL
6 6 (0.38%) SAN
7 5 (0.31%) Broadband
7 5 (0.31%) Skype
8 3 (0.19%) Firewall
9 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.13%) IPv4
10 1 (0.063%) ATM
10 1 (0.063%) DNS
10 1 (0.063%) FTP
10 1 (0.063%) Intranet
10 1 (0.063%) LAN
10 1 (0.063%) Telnet
10 1 (0.063%) WAN
10 1 (0.063%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.84%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.96%) MongoDB
4 46 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 30 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.39%) Big Data
6 22 (1.39%) Hazelcast
6 22 (1.39%) Neo4j
7 19 (1.20%) MySQL
7 19 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.38%) DB2
13 6 (0.38%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.31%) Power BI
15 4 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 864 (54.41%) Selenium
2 335 (21.10%) Cucumber
3 320 (20.15%) WebDriver
4 254 (15.99%) JIRA
5 176 (11.08%) Jenkins
6 167 (10.52%) SoapUI
7 165 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 152 (9.57%) HP UFT
9 135 (8.50%) Git (software)
10 133 (8.38%) SpecFlow
11 87 (5.48%) JMeter
12 73 (4.60%) Maven
13 71 (4.47%) Appium
14 65 (4.09%) JUnit
15 52 (3.27%) Visual Studio
16 46 (2.90%) NUnit
17 38 (2.39%) LoadRunner
18 37 (2.33%) Gradle
19 36 (2.27%) TeamCity
20 33 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 384 (24.18%) Finance
2 83 (5.23%) Banking
3 73 (4.60%) Games
4 43 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.39%) Marketing
6 36 (2.27%) Law
7 29 (1.83%) Retail
8 15 (0.94%) Automotive
8 15 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.82%) Advertising
9 13 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.82%) Front Office
10 11 (0.69%) Legal
11 10 (0.63%) Back Office
11 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.44%) Electronics
12 7 (0.44%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.31%) German Language
13 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 537 (33.82%) Analyst
2 492 (30.98%) Test Analyst
3 453 (28.53%) Tester
4 329 (20.72%) Test Engineer
5 258 (16.25%) Automation Tester
6 236 (14.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 185 (11.65%) QA Engineer
8 173 (10.89%) QA Tester
9 171 (10.77%) Developer
10 161 (10.14%) QA Analyst
11 154 (9.70%) Test Automation Engineer
12 140 (8.82%) Software Tester
13 123 (7.75%) QA Test Analyst
14 108 (6.80%) QA Test Engineer
15 93 (5.86%) QA Automation Tester
16 83 (5.23%) Java Engineer
17 81 (5.10%) Software Analyst
18 77 (4.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
18 77 (4.85%) Selenium Tester
19 75 (4.72%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (14.74%) .NET
2 147 (9.26%) Web Services
3 135 (8.50%) HTML
4 113 (7.12%) XML
5 99 (6.23%) SOAP
6 95 (5.98%) CSS
7 87 (5.48%) REST
8 78 (4.91%) Gherkin
9 60 (3.78%) Spring
10 56 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 50 (3.15%) RESTful
12 45 (2.83%) .NET Framework
13 38 (2.39%) HTML5
14 34 (2.14%) AngularJS
15 30 (1.89%) JDBC
16 29 (1.83%) J2EE
17 28 (1.76%) JSON
18 25 (1.57%) jQuery
19 24 (1.51%) ActiveMQ
20 23 (1.45%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (6.55%) Computer Science
3 66 (4.16%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (2.39%) iPad
6 37 (2.33%) Fintech
7 34 (2.14%) Online Games
8 33 (2.08%) User Experience
9 31 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 14 (0.88%) Replication
12 14 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.69%) NHS
14 9 (0.57%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.50%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.38%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.38%) Derivative
17 5 (0.31%) Social Media
17 5 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 168 (10.58%) Windows
2 153 (9.63%) Linux
3 98 (6.17%) Unix
4 87 (5.48%) Android
5 85 (5.35%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.57%) Windows NT
7 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.50%) Solaris
8 8 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.25%) CentOS
10 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.063%) AIX
13 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.063%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.063%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.063%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (26.51%) Test Automation
3 391 (24.62%) BDD
4 378 (23.80%) TDD
5 370 (23.30%) Scrum
6 367 (23.11%) Test Scripting
7 364 (22.92%) Manual Testing
8 296 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
9 255 (16.06%) Software Testing
10 250 (15.74%) Automated Testing
11 224 (14.11%) SDLC
12 212 (13.35%) Regression Testing
13 206 (12.97%) Test Strategy
14 195 (12.28%) Functional Testing
15 158 (9.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 144 (9.07%) Performance Testing
17 132 (8.31%) Integration Testing
18 112 (7.05%) Waterfall
19 102 (6.42%) Software Engineering
20 98 (6.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 561 (35.33%) Java
2 493 (31.05%) SQL
3 432 (27.20%) C#
4 180 (11.34%) JavaScript
5 163 (10.26%) Python
6 143 (9.01%) Ruby
7 76 (4.79%) Perl
8 57 (3.59%) PHP
9 56 (3.53%) C++
10 43 (2.71%) VB
11 36 (2.27%) C
12 33 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.51%) Groovy
14 18 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.88%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.82%) VBScript
17 11 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.57%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 278 (17.51%) ISEB
2 261 (16.44%) ISTQB
3 191 (12.03%) Degree
4 106 (6.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 59 (3.72%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.063%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 767 (48.30%) QA
2 27 (1.70%) SDET
3 7 (0.44%) Section 508
4 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.19%) Docker
3 3 (0.19%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) KVM
4 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.50%) Puppet
3 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
4 6 (0.38%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.31%) SCCM
6 4 (0.25%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.13%) Ansible
8 1 (0.063%) Graphite
8 1 (0.063%) vRealize
Vendors
1 215 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 123 (7.75%) HP
2 123 (7.75%) Oracle
3 22 (1.39%) SAP
4 13 (0.82%) IBM
4 13 (0.82%) Rally
5 12 (0.76%) Atlassian
5 12 (0.76%) Red Hat
5 12 (0.76%) Xamarin
6 10 (0.63%) CA
6 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.50%) Informatica
7 8 (0.50%) StreamBase
8 7 (0.44%) AppDynamics
8 7 (0.44%) Borland
8 7 (0.44%) Google
8 7 (0.44%) Splunk
8 7 (0.44%) VMware
9 6 (0.38%) Pega
9 6 (0.38%) TIBCO
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Wellbeing Software Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
We Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago