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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 352 447 442
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 811 582 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 730 545 491
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
82255 83057 81542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.16% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69160 68835 65687
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +87 353 £52,500 +5.00% 51
South East +10 141 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Yorkshire +53 93 £35,000 +2.94% 16
East of England +40 66 £35,000 -7.89% 6
South West +14 47 £40,000 +6.66% 9
North West -24 47 £35,000 - 15
West Midlands -2 38 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East Midlands -1 22 £35,000 - 4
North East +8 4 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1003 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (52.81%) Selenium
3 738 (46.68%) QA
4 516 (32.64%) Java
5 443 (28.02%) Test Automation
6 419 (26.50%) SQL
6 419 (26.50%) TDD
7 413 (26.12%) Scrum
8 401 (25.36%) BDD
9 394 (24.92%) C#
10 361 (22.83%) Finance
11 334 (21.13%) WebDriver
12 313 (19.80%) ISEB
13 300 (18.98%) Manual Testing
14 288 (18.22%) Test Scripting
15 278 (17.58%) Software Testing
15 278 (17.58%) Cucumber
16 276 (17.46%) Automated Testing
17 273 (17.27%) ISTQB
18 256 (16.19%) .NET
19 235 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
20 212 (13.41%) HP UFT
21 209 (13.22%) JIRA
22 189 (11.95%) User Acceptance Testing
22 189 (11.95%) SDLC
23 183 (11.57%) Microsoft
24 182 (11.51%) Degree
25 164 (10.37%) Linux
25 164 (10.37%) Python
25 164 (10.37%) Git (software)

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (1.45%) Tomcat
2 21 (1.33%) Confluence
3 19 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.14%) Apache
5 16 (1.01%) Node.js
6 15 (0.95%) JBoss
7 13 (0.82%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 11 (0.70%) nginx
10 8 (0.51%) CMS
10 8 (0.51%) IIS
10 8 (0.51%) Jetty
10 8 (0.51%) Mule
10 8 (0.51%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.25%) Tuxedo
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.063%) Liferay
Applications
1 91 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.77%) MS Office
3 5 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Temenos T24
2 9 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.38%) Magento
5 4 (0.25%) BASE24
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.063%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.20%) SaaS
4 17 (1.08%) GitHub
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.96%) Internet
2 25 (1.58%) HTTP
3 24 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.44%) VoIP
5 5 (0.32%) MVNO
6 4 (0.25%) ATM
6 4 (0.25%) Broadband
6 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.13%) DVB
7 2 (0.13%) SSH
7 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.063%) SAN
8 1 (0.063%) SSL
8 1 (0.063%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 52 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 49 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 34 (2.15%) Big Data
7 23 (1.45%) Hazelcast
7 23 (1.45%) Neo4j
8 21 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.14%) MySQL
9 18 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.25%) HBase
15 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 835 (52.81%) Selenium
2 334 (21.13%) WebDriver
3 278 (17.58%) Cucumber
4 212 (13.41%) HP UFT
5 209 (13.22%) JIRA
6 164 (10.37%) Git (software)
7 151 (9.55%) Jenkins
8 121 (7.65%) SpecFlow
9 110 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 90 (5.69%) SoapUI
11 84 (5.31%) Maven
12 66 (4.17%) JUnit
13 60 (3.80%) JMeter
14 52 (3.29%) Hudson
15 49 (3.10%) Visual Studio
16 42 (2.66%) LoadRunner
17 39 (2.47%) Appium
18 38 (2.40%) TeamCity
19 37 (2.34%) Subversion
20 34 (2.15%) Eclipse
General
1 361 (22.83%) Finance
2 90 (5.69%) Banking
3 72 (4.55%) Games
4 70 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 58 (3.67%) Retail
6 22 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.39%) Marketing
7 21 (1.33%) Law
8 20 (1.27%) Advertising
9 19 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.14%) Front Office
10 18 (1.14%) Publishing
11 15 (0.95%) Electronics
12 13 (0.82%) Legal
12 13 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.44%) Automotive
13 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.32%) Back Office
14 5 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.25%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 471 (29.79%) Analyst
2 450 (28.46%) Tester
3 432 (27.32%) Test Analyst
4 270 (17.08%) Test Engineer
5 247 (15.62%) Automation Tester
6 220 (13.92%) Developer
7 174 (11.01%) Automation Analyst
8 168 (10.63%) Automation Test Analyst
9 167 (10.56%) Automation Engineer
10 165 (10.44%) QA Tester
11 161 (10.18%) QA Engineer
12 131 (8.29%) Test Automation Engineer
13 125 (7.91%) Software Tester
14 114 (7.21%) QA Analyst
15 95 (6.01%) Test Leader
16 85 (5.38%) Java Developer
17 82 (5.19%) Senior Penetration Tester
17 82 (5.19%) Senior Tester
18 79 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
19 77 (4.87%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (16.19%) .NET
2 151 (9.55%) Web Services
3 120 (7.59%) XML
4 91 (5.76%) HTML
5 68 (4.30%) CSS
6 66 (4.17%) Spring
7 65 (4.11%) Gherkin
8 64 (4.05%) REST
8 64 (4.05%) SOAP
9 49 (3.10%) .NET Framework
10 40 (2.53%) AngularJS
10 40 (2.53%) JSON
11 39 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 37 (2.34%) RESTful
13 34 (2.15%) HTML5
14 32 (2.02%) JDBC
15 25 (1.58%) jQuery
15 25 (1.58%) Middleware
16 23 (1.45%) JSP
16 23 (1.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 67 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 27 (1.71%) Online Games
5 24 (1.52%) User Experience
6 23 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.20%) iPad
8 19 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 18 (1.14%) Fintech
9 18 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 13 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 13 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (0.82%) Replication
10 13 (0.82%) Social Media
11 11 (0.70%) FMCG
11 11 (0.70%) Semantic Web
12 9 (0.57%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.44%) Physics
14 5 (0.32%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 164 (10.37%) Linux
2 117 (7.40%) Windows
3 84 (5.31%) Unix
4 77 (4.87%) Android
5 76 (4.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.38%) Solaris
7 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.063%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.063%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1003 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (28.02%) Test Automation
3 419 (26.50%) TDD
4 413 (26.12%) Scrum
5 401 (25.36%) BDD
6 300 (18.98%) Manual Testing
7 288 (18.22%) Test Scripting
8 278 (17.58%) Software Testing
9 276 (17.46%) Automated Testing
10 235 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
11 189 (11.95%) SDLC
11 189 (11.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 149 (9.42%) Functional Testing
13 145 (9.17%) Test Strategy
14 139 (8.79%) E-Commerce
15 132 (8.35%) Regression Testing
16 127 (8.03%) Performance Testing
17 121 (7.65%) Software Engineering
18 104 (6.58%) Kanban
19 103 (6.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 516 (32.64%) Java
2 419 (26.50%) SQL
3 394 (24.92%) C#
4 164 (10.37%) Python
5 148 (9.36%) Ruby
6 139 (8.79%) JavaScript
7 59 (3.73%) C++
8 55 (3.48%) PHP
9 46 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 44 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 39 (2.47%) Perl
12 27 (1.71%) C
13 19 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 14 (0.89%) VBScript
16 12 (0.76%) Groovy
17 10 (0.63%) Scala
18 8 (0.51%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.51%) VB
19 7 (0.44%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 313 (19.80%) ISEB
2 273 (17.27%) ISTQB
3 182 (11.51%) Degree
4 147 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.32%) HP ASE
9 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) MCSA
10 2 (0.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.063%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.063%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.063%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 738 (46.68%) QA
2 25 (1.58%) SDET
3 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.25%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) WAI
6 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.25%) vSphere
3 2 (0.13%) Docker
3 2 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 112 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.82%) SCCM
3 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.32%) Puppet
5 3 (0.19%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.13%) Graphite
6 2 (0.13%) Kibana
6 2 (0.13%) logstash
6 2 (0.13%) Terraform
7 1 (0.063%) Ansible
Vendors
1 183 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 129 (8.16%) Oracle
3 118 (7.46%) HP
4 14 (0.89%) IBM
5 13 (0.82%) SAP
5 13 (0.82%) webMethods
6 12 (0.76%) Google
6 12 (0.76%) Green Hat
6 12 (0.76%) WorldPay
7 11 (0.70%) Rally
8 8 (0.51%) VMware
9 7 (0.44%) Bloomberg
9 7 (0.44%) FXall
9 7 (0.44%) MarketAxess
9 7 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.44%) Tradeweb
10 6 (0.38%) Charles River
10 6 (0.38%) Twitter
10 6 (0.38%) Wall Street Systems
10 6 (0.38%) Xamarin
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