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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 321 374 447
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +73
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 765 823 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.81% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.93% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 695 733 621
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
75295 88701 92668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.12% 87.44% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62596 74112 76839
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 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -17 251 £50,000 - 45
South East +31 128 £40,750 +1.87% 20
Yorkshire +81 112 £41,250 +3.12% 9
East of England +3 71 £35,000 -10.25% 13
North West -6 58 £42,500 +21.42% 15
East Midlands +25 53 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -13 49 £37,500 +13.63% 10
South West +37 47 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North East +13 2 £32,500 - 3
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1037 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (54.22%) Selenium
3 683 (44.04%) QA
4 565 (36.43%) Java
5 453 (29.21%) C#
6 433 (27.92%) SQL
7 416 (26.82%) BDD
8 402 (25.92%) Scrum
9 364 (23.47%) TDD
10 362 (23.34%) Cucumber
10 362 (23.34%) Test Automation
11 348 (22.44%) Finance
12 336 (21.66%) Test Scripting
13 330 (21.28%) Manual Testing
14 309 (19.92%) ISTQB
15 288 (18.57%) Automated Testing
16 279 (17.99%) ISEB
17 272 (17.54%) Software Testing
18 264 (17.02%) JIRA
19 260 (16.76%) WebDriver
20 228 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
21 226 (14.57%) .NET
22 216 (13.93%) JavaScript
23 202 (13.02%) SDLC
24 195 (12.57%) SoapUI
25 190 (12.25%) Regression Testing
26 180 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
27 173 (11.15%) Linux
28 166 (10.70%) Microsoft
29 165 (10.64%) 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 37 (2.39%) Confluence
2 21 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (1.16%) IIS
4 16 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.52%) CMS
6 7 (0.45%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.39%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.26%) JBoss
10 3 (0.19%) Apache
11 1 (0.064%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.064%) CICS
11 1 (0.064%) Drupal
11 1 (0.064%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.13%) MS Office
3 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.26%) FastStats
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.064%) Magento
5 1 (0.064%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.93%) SaaS
2 20 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.97%) GitHub
4 10 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.58%) G Suite
5 9 (0.58%) Office 365
5 9 (0.58%) Slack
6 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.064%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.84%) HTTP
2 24 (1.55%) Internet
3 19 (1.23%) SSL
4 18 (1.16%) SMTP
5 16 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.39%) SSH
7 3 (0.19%) Firewall
7 3 (0.19%) Intranet
8 1 (0.064%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.064%) FTP
8 1 (0.064%) LAN
8 1 (0.064%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.09%) MongoDB
2 48 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 38 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.00%) Big Data
5 30 (1.93%) MySQL
6 26 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.29%) Hazelcast
8 20 (1.29%) Neo4j
9 17 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.39%) DB2
14 6 (0.39%) Redis
15 4 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 841 (54.22%) Selenium
2 362 (23.34%) Cucumber
3 264 (17.02%) JIRA
4 260 (16.76%) WebDriver
5 195 (12.57%) SoapUI
6 180 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 165 (10.64%) Jenkins
8 124 (7.99%) Git (software)
8 124 (7.99%) SpecFlow
9 113 (7.29%) HP UFT
10 100 (6.45%) JUnit
11 93 (6.00%) JMeter
12 72 (4.64%) Maven
13 53 (3.42%) Appium
14 51 (3.29%) Visual Studio
15 49 (3.16%) Ranorex
16 46 (2.97%) LoadRunner
16 46 (2.97%) TeamCity
17 45 (2.90%) Eclipse
18 36 (2.32%) Robot Framework
General
1 348 (22.44%) Finance
2 81 (5.22%) Games
3 72 (4.64%) Banking
4 56 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.55%) Retail
6 42 (2.71%) Law
7 40 (2.58%) Marketing
8 21 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.84%) Advertising
10 13 (0.84%) Electronics
11 8 (0.52%) Legal
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
12 6 (0.39%) Back Office
12 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 471 (30.37%) Analyst
2 429 (27.66%) Test Analyst
3 342 (22.05%) Tester
4 247 (15.93%) Test Engineer
5 226 (14.57%) Automation Tester
6 212 (13.67%) Developer
7 195 (12.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 134 (8.64%) QA Engineer
8 134 (8.64%) Test Automation Engineer
9 127 (8.19%) QA Analyst
10 111 (7.16%) Software Tester
11 109 (7.03%) Test Manager
12 104 (6.71%) QA Tester
13 97 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
13 97 (6.25%) Test Leader
14 86 (5.54%) Developer in Test
15 81 (5.22%) Java Developer
16 73 (4.71%) Java Engineer
17 68 (4.38%) QA Automation Tester
18 66 (4.26%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (14.57%) .NET
2 146 (9.41%) Web Services
3 145 (9.35%) HTML
4 127 (8.19%) XML
5 126 (8.12%) Gherkin
6 120 (7.74%) REST
6 120 (7.74%) SOAP
7 96 (6.19%) CSS
8 71 (4.58%) Spring
9 70 (4.51%) ASP.NET
10 47 (3.03%) RESTful
11 42 (2.71%) AngularJS
12 39 (2.51%) HTML5
13 38 (2.45%) Ajax
14 36 (2.32%) JSON
15 28 (1.81%) ActiveMQ
15 28 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (1.81%) Hibernate
15 28 (1.81%) XSL
16 26 (1.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 69 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 47 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 46 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.93%) iPad
6 30 (1.93%) Online Games
7 25 (1.61%) Fintech
8 20 (1.29%) User Experience
9 17 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.03%) N-Tier
11 14 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.64%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.64%) Replication
13 9 (0.58%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.58%) Health Informatics
13 9 (0.58%) Informatics
14 8 (0.52%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.52%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 173 (11.15%) Linux
2 141 (9.09%) Windows
3 96 (6.19%) Apple iOS
3 96 (6.19%) Unix
4 94 (6.06%) Android
5 16 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.45%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.26%) CentOS
8 4 (0.26%) Solaris
9 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.064%) VMS
10 1 (0.064%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1037 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (26.82%) BDD
3 402 (25.92%) Scrum
4 364 (23.47%) TDD
5 362 (23.34%) Test Automation
6 336 (21.66%) Test Scripting
7 330 (21.28%) Manual Testing
8 288 (18.57%) Automated Testing
9 272 (17.54%) Software Testing
10 228 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
11 202 (13.02%) SDLC
12 190 (12.25%) Regression Testing
13 163 (10.51%) Test Strategy
14 155 (9.99%) Functional Testing
15 145 (9.35%) Performance Testing
16 124 (7.99%) User Acceptance Testing
17 122 (7.87%) Mentoring
18 113 (7.29%) Software Engineering
19 110 (7.09%) E-Commerce
20 107 (6.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 565 (36.43%) Java
2 453 (29.21%) C#
3 433 (27.92%) SQL
4 216 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 149 (9.61%) Python
6 114 (7.35%) Ruby
7 62 (4.00%) C++
8 55 (3.55%) PHP
9 49 (3.16%) C
10 36 (2.32%) Perl
11 29 (1.87%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.87%) VB
12 26 (1.68%) Groovy
13 21 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.23%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.97%) Scala
16 14 (0.90%) VBScript
17 12 (0.77%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 309 (19.92%) ISTQB
2 279 (17.99%) ISEB
3 151 (9.74%) Degree
4 111 (7.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
9 11 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 683 (44.04%) QA
2 53 (3.42%) SDET
3 12 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.64%) SLA
5 3 (0.19%) Section 508
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.32%) Docker
4 4 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.064%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 81 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.90%) Puppet
3 8 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.39%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.39%) Grafana
4 6 (0.39%) StatsD
5 1 (0.064%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.064%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.064%) WMI
Vendors
1 166 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 102 (6.58%) Oracle
3 86 (5.54%) HP
4 17 (1.10%) SAP
5 13 (0.84%) Google
6 12 (0.77%) Splunk
7 10 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 10 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
7 10 (0.64%) VMware
8 7 (0.45%) Remedy
9 6 (0.39%) Cognizant
9 6 (0.39%) Pega
9 6 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.39%) Telerik
9 6 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.32%) AppDynamics
10 5 (0.32%) Cadence
11 4 (0.26%) Facebook
11 4 (0.26%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.19%) Xamarin
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Full Bens and Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago