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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 352 418 511
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +93
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 795 645 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 738 600 356
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
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
86723 90581 82547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71804 73588 68269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 30 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 +88 364 £50,000 +5.26% 44
South East +37 170 £41,500 - 13
North West +26 65 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Yorkshire 0 65 £35,000 - 6
East of England -2 40 £36,000 -15.29% 5
East Midlands +19 39 £35,000 - 10
West Midlands +25 38 £42,000 +3.70% 3
South West -19 21 £38,000 -1.29% 3
North East -19 4 £30,000 -13.04%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 776 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (53.07%) Selenium
3 622 (45.40%) QA
4 522 (38.10%) Java
5 371 (27.08%) SQL
6 361 (26.35%) C#
7 329 (24.01%) Finance
8 328 (23.94%) Test Automation
9 306 (22.34%) Scrum
10 288 (21.02%) Manual Testing
11 286 (20.88%) ISEB
12 283 (20.66%) WebDriver
13 271 (19.78%) TDD
14 267 (19.49%) Test Scripting
14 267 (19.49%) BDD
15 249 (18.18%) Automated Testing
16 217 (15.84%) Software Testing
17 206 (15.04%) Degree
18 204 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
19 200 (14.60%) Cucumber
20 197 (14.38%) ISTQB
21 193 (14.09%) .NET
22 178 (12.99%) HP UFT
23 157 (11.46%) Microsoft
24 146 (10.66%) Regression Testing
25 138 (10.07%) Ruby
25 138 (10.07%) Linux
26 126 (9.20%) SDLC
27 125 (9.12%) Jenkins
28 117 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 13 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 12 (0.88%) CMS
4 12 (0.88%) Confluence
5 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.36%) Node.js
7 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.29%) IIS
8 3 (0.22%) MTS
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.15%) JBoss
9 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.15%) Drupal
9 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.15%) WordPress
9 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.073%) Mule
10 1 (0.073%) Joomla!
Applications
1 61 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.53%) MS Office
3 12 (0.88%) FastStats
4 3 (0.22%) Mingle
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.22%) Summit
3 3 (0.22%) Primavera
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) AWD
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.50%) SaaS
2 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.44%) GitHub
4 5 (0.36%) Trello
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.073%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.88%) HTTP
1 12 (0.88%) VPN
1 12 (0.88%) Internet
2 8 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.58%) Network Security
3 3 (0.22%) MPLS
3 3 (0.22%) WAN
4 2 (0.15%) Broadband
4 2 (0.15%) GSM
4 2 (0.15%) PSTN
4 2 (0.15%) DSL
5 1 (0.073%) Firewall
5 1 (0.073%) SSH
5 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.073%) DNS
5 1 (0.073%) SSL
5 1 (0.073%) VoIP
5 1 (0.073%) SMTP
5 1 (0.073%) ADSL
5 1 (0.073%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.43%) MySQL
3 45 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.12%) NoSQL
6 24 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 21 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.09%) Hazelcast
10 15 (1.09%) Neo4j
11 14 (1.02%) Big Data
12 13 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.22%) Hadoop
17 2 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 727 (53.07%) Selenium
2 283 (20.66%) WebDriver
3 200 (14.60%) Cucumber
4 178 (12.99%) HP UFT
5 125 (9.12%) Jenkins
6 115 (8.39%) JIRA
7 112 (8.18%) SoapUI
8 91 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 84 (6.13%) SpecFlow
10 73 (5.33%) Git (software)
11 66 (4.82%) Visual Studio
12 62 (4.53%) RSpec
13 61 (4.45%) FitNesse
14 57 (4.16%) JUnit
15 55 (4.01%) Maven
16 54 (3.94%) JMeter
17 45 (3.28%) Calabash
18 44 (3.21%) LoadRunner
19 37 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
20 36 (2.63%) WATIR
General
1 329 (24.01%) Finance
2 62 (4.53%) Games
3 50 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.19%) Banking
5 28 (2.04%) Marketing
6 27 (1.97%) Retail
7 13 (0.95%) Front Office
8 12 (0.88%) Legal
9 11 (0.80%) Law
10 10 (0.73%) Back Office
10 10 (0.73%) Electronics
10 10 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.73%) Advertising
11 9 (0.66%) Publishing
11 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Automotive
14 1 (0.073%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.073%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.073%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 431 (31.46%) Tester
2 430 (31.39%) Analyst
3 351 (25.62%) Test Analyst
4 193 (14.09%) Test Engineer
5 165 (12.04%) Developer
5 165 (12.04%) Automation Tester
6 129 (9.42%) Automation Engineer
7 119 (8.69%) Software Tester
8 118 (8.61%) QA Analyst
9 117 (8.54%) QA Engineer
10 88 (6.42%) QA Tester
10 88 (6.42%) Test Automation Engineer
11 81 (5.91%) Automation Analyst
12 80 (5.84%) Test Manager
13 73 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
14 69 (5.04%) Test Leader
15 56 (4.09%) Java Developer
16 51 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
17 46 (3.36%) Senior Tester
18 41 (2.99%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (14.09%) .NET
2 113 (8.25%) XML
3 104 (7.59%) Web Services
4 70 (5.11%) HTML
5 50 (3.65%) Gherkin
6 49 (3.58%) SOAP
7 41 (2.99%) REST
8 36 (2.63%) .NET Framework
9 35 (2.55%) CSS
10 30 (2.19%) ASP.NET
10 30 (2.19%) Spring
11 25 (1.82%) RESTful
12 21 (1.53%) AngularJS
13 19 (1.39%) Apache Flex
13 19 (1.39%) JSP
14 17 (1.24%) XSLT
14 17 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
14 17 (1.24%) Apache Camel
15 16 (1.17%) HTML5
15 16 (1.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 90 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 55 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.55%) User Experience
5 22 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 20 (1.46%) AS400
7 19 (1.39%) Replication
7 19 (1.39%) iSeries
7 19 (1.39%) Online Games
8 18 (1.31%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (0.80%) Equities
10 10 (0.73%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.66%) Java Card
11 9 (0.66%) Social Media
12 8 (0.58%) Statistics
12 8 (0.58%) Derivative
13 7 (0.51%) DTV
14 5 (0.36%) EPoS
14 5 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 138 (10.07%) Linux
2 89 (6.50%) UNIX
3 69 (5.04%) Windows
4 66 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 65 (4.74%) Android
6 20 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 16 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.17%) Windows Vista
7 16 (1.17%) Windows 8
8 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.29%) VMS
10 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.22%) Debian
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.073%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (23.94%) Test Automation
3 306 (22.34%) Scrum
4 288 (21.02%) Manual Testing
5 271 (19.78%) TDD
6 267 (19.49%) Test Scripting
6 267 (19.49%) BDD
7 249 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 217 (15.84%) Software Testing
9 204 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 146 (10.66%) Regression Testing
11 126 (9.20%) SDLC
12 117 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 96 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 89 (6.50%) Test Strategy
15 88 (6.42%) Performance Testing
16 87 (6.35%) System Testing
17 75 (5.47%) OO
18 68 (4.96%) Software Engineering
19 55 (4.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 522 (38.10%) Java
2 371 (27.08%) SQL
3 361 (26.35%) C#
4 138 (10.07%) Ruby
5 113 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 60 (4.38%) Python
7 58 (4.23%) C++
8 46 (3.36%) PHP
9 30 (2.19%) VBScript
10 24 (1.75%) Groovy
11 22 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 18 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.09%) VB
14 10 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.73%) Perl
15 8 (0.58%) Scala
16 7 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.36%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 286 (20.88%) ISEB
2 206 (15.04%) Degree
3 197 (14.38%) ISTQB
4 92 (6.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 19 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.44%) PhD
10 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.073%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 622 (45.40%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) WAI
3 2 (0.15%) WCAG
3 2 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.66%) Docker
2 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 80 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.31%) Puppet
3 11 (0.80%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.073%) Salt
5 1 (0.073%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 157 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 111 (8.10%) Oracle
3 93 (6.79%) HP
4 38 (2.77%) IBM
5 24 (1.75%) SAP
6 11 (0.80%) WorldPay
7 9 (0.66%) VMware
8 7 (0.51%) Charles River
9 6 (0.44%) Google
9 6 (0.44%) Telerik
9 6 (0.44%) GoldenSource
10 5 (0.36%) Remedy
11 4 (0.29%) SimCorp
11 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.22%) Apple
12 3 (0.22%) Murex
12 3 (0.22%) Calypso
12 3 (0.22%) Wall Street Systems
13 2 (0.15%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.15%) Xamarin
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