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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 368 394 527
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +133
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 729 690 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.63% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.76% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 681 638 337
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -7 309 £50,000 +5.26% 43
South East +55 163 £40,000 - 20
Yorkshire -6 65 £35,000 - 8
North West +16 63 £37,500 +15.38% 15
West Midlands +20 44 £36,250 -14.70% 1
East of England -12 34 £35,000 -22.22% 8
East Midlands +16 30 £35,000 - 5
South West -10 22 £40,000 +3.89% 4
North East -12 4 £30,000 -16.14% 3
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 763 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 684 (50.59%) Selenium
3 606 (44.82%) QA
4 515 (38.09%) Java
5 370 (27.37%) SQL
6 350 (25.89%) C#
7 323 (23.89%) Test Automation
8 312 (23.08%) Finance
9 294 (21.75%) Manual Testing
10 293 (21.67%) ISEB
11 287 (21.23%) Scrum
11 287 (21.23%) WebDriver
12 281 (20.78%) Test Scripting
13 274 (20.27%) Automated Testing
14 254 (18.79%) TDD
15 249 (18.42%) BDD
16 221 (16.35%) Software Testing
17 201 (14.87%) .NET
18 196 (14.50%) Degree
19 195 (14.42%) ISTQB
20 187 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
21 178 (13.17%) Cucumber
21 178 (13.17%) HP UFT
22 170 (12.57%) Regression Testing
23 142 (10.50%) Microsoft
24 133 (9.84%) SDLC
25 127 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
26 122 (9.02%) JavaScript
26 122 (9.02%) Ruby
27 118 (8.73%) SoapUI

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 25 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.11%) CMS
3 13 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 13 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 8 (0.59%) Confluence
5 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.44%) IIS
6 5 (0.37%) Node.js
7 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.30%) WordPress
8 3 (0.22%) Drupal
8 3 (0.22%) JBoss
8 3 (0.22%) MTS
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.15%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.074%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 56 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.85%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.22%) Mingle
5 1 (0.074%) FastStats
5 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.074%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.30%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.22%) Summit
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.074%) AWD
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.03%) SaaS
2 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.37%) Trello
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.04%) HTTP
2 13 (0.96%) Internet
3 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.67%) VPN
5 8 (0.59%) Network Security
6 3 (0.22%) DSL
7 2 (0.15%) DNS
7 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.15%) GSM
7 2 (0.15%) PSTN
8 1 (0.074%) VoIP
8 1 (0.074%) SMTP
8 1 (0.074%) SSL
8 1 (0.074%) Firewall
8 1 (0.074%) ADSL
8 1 (0.074%) ATM
8 1 (0.074%) xDSL
8 1 (0.074%) ADSL2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.18%) MySQL
3 38 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 25 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.18%) Neo4j
8 16 (1.18%) Hazelcast
9 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.59%) Big Data
12 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 2 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 684 (50.59%) Selenium
2 287 (21.23%) WebDriver
3 178 (13.17%) Cucumber
3 178 (13.17%) HP UFT
4 118 (8.73%) SoapUI
5 117 (8.65%) Jenkins
6 108 (7.99%) JIRA
7 86 (6.36%) SpecFlow
8 82 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 67 (4.96%) Git (software)
10 66 (4.88%) Visual Studio
11 65 (4.81%) JUnit
12 57 (4.22%) Maven
13 56 (4.14%) FitNesse
14 54 (3.99%) JMeter
15 52 (3.85%) RSpec
16 46 (3.40%) Calabash
17 42 (3.11%) TeamCity
18 41 (3.03%) LoadRunner
19 39 (2.88%) Hudson
General
1 312 (23.08%) Finance
2 58 (4.29%) Games
3 47 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.96%) Banking
5 30 (2.22%) Retail
6 15 (1.11%) Marketing
7 14 (1.04%) Front Office
8 11 (0.81%) Law
8 11 (0.81%) Advertising
9 10 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.74%) Legal
9 10 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.67%) Back Office
11 8 (0.59%) Electronics
11 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.59%) Publishing
12 2 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.074%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.074%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.074%) Billing
Job Titles
1 452 (33.43%) Analyst
2 428 (31.66%) Tester
3 378 (27.96%) Test Analyst
4 197 (14.57%) Test Engineer
5 169 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 157 (11.61%) Developer
7 127 (9.39%) Automation Engineer
8 124 (9.17%) QA Engineer
9 119 (8.80%) QA Analyst
10 118 (8.73%) Software Tester
11 92 (6.80%) Test Automation Engineer
12 81 (5.99%) QA Tester
13 80 (5.92%) Automation Analyst
14 72 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
15 71 (5.25%) Test Manager
16 65 (4.81%) Test Leader
17 59 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
18 55 (4.07%) Java Developer
19 48 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
20 44 (3.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (14.87%) .NET
2 115 (8.51%) Web Services
3 111 (8.21%) XML
4 81 (5.99%) HTML
5 60 (4.44%) SOAP
6 44 (3.25%) CSS
7 40 (2.96%) REST
8 38 (2.81%) Gherkin
9 30 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 28 (2.07%) Spring
10 28 (2.07%) .NET Framework
10 28 (2.07%) RESTful
11 21 (1.55%) XSLT
12 20 (1.48%) JSP
13 19 (1.41%) JSON
14 18 (1.33%) HTML5
14 18 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (1.33%) Apache Camel
15 17 (1.26%) XSL
16 16 (1.18%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.03%) Mobile App
2 79 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (2.81%) User Experience
5 25 (1.85%) Replication
6 22 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.55%) Online Games
8 20 (1.48%) AS400
9 19 (1.41%) iSeries
10 18 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.81%) Equities
13 8 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.59%) Statistics
13 8 (0.59%) Java Card
14 7 (0.52%) Derivative
14 7 (0.52%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.44%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.44%) DTV
15 6 (0.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.36%) Linux
2 74 (5.47%) UNIX
2 74 (5.47%) Apple iOS
3 72 (5.33%) Android
4 71 (5.25%) Windows
5 16 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.89%) Windows XP
6 12 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 12 (0.89%) Windows Vista
7 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.30%) VMS
9 3 (0.22%) Debian
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (23.89%) Test Automation
3 294 (21.75%) Manual Testing
4 287 (21.23%) Scrum
5 281 (20.78%) Test Scripting
6 274 (20.27%) Automated Testing
7 254 (18.79%) TDD
8 249 (18.42%) BDD
9 221 (16.35%) Software Testing
10 187 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
11 170 (12.57%) Regression Testing
12 133 (9.84%) SDLC
13 127 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 103 (7.62%) System Testing
15 84 (6.21%) E-Commerce
16 81 (5.99%) Test Strategy
17 80 (5.92%) Performance Testing
18 67 (4.96%) OO
19 55 (4.07%) Test Management
20 54 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 515 (38.09%) Java
2 370 (27.37%) SQL
3 350 (25.89%) C#
4 122 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 122 (9.02%) Ruby
5 61 (4.51%) Python
6 59 (4.36%) C++
7 42 (3.11%) PHP
8 31 (2.29%) VBScript
9 27 (2.00%) Groovy
10 24 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.41%) VB
12 17 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.67%) Perl
16 8 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.52%) Scala
17 7 (0.52%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 293 (21.67%) ISEB
2 196 (14.50%) Degree
3 195 (14.42%) ISTQB
4 93 (6.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
6 16 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 13 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.44%) PhD
10 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (44.82%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) WAI
3 2 (0.15%) WCAG
4 1 (0.074%) SLA
4 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.67%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.41%) Puppet
3 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.074%) Salt
6 1 (0.074%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 142 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 114 (8.43%) Oracle
3 87 (6.43%) HP
4 34 (2.51%) IBM
5 20 (1.48%) SAP
6 11 (0.81%) WorldPay
7 9 (0.67%) Google
8 5 (0.37%) Remedy
8 5 (0.37%) VMware
9 4 (0.30%) Telerik
9 4 (0.30%) GoldenSource
9 4 (0.30%) SimCorp
9 4 (0.30%) Charles River
9 4 (0.30%) Apple
9 4 (0.30%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.22%) Capita
10 3 (0.22%) Murex
10 3 (0.22%) Calypso
11 2 (0.15%) Cognos
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles available) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 2 days ago