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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 431 392 413
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 552 613 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 514 528 525
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
82712 80785 80914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.90% 82.42% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68126 64784 68263
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -97 212 £48,750 -2.50% 34
South East +60 141 £42,500 -5.55% 16
North West +38 61 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Yorkshire -7 51 £34,000 +0.74% 5
East of England -17 31 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South West -22 21 £44,000 +44.26% 2
East Midlands +27 17 £35,000 -24.32%
West Midlands -9 17 £42,500 +41.66% 5
North East -15 1 £26,500 -3.63%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 742 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (54.44%) Selenium
3 593 (49.21%) QA
4 385 (31.95%) Java
5 372 (30.87%) SQL
6 314 (26.06%) C#
7 313 (25.98%) WebDriver
8 282 (23.40%) Test Automation
9 268 (22.24%) BDD
10 257 (21.33%) ISEB
11 255 (21.16%) Finance
12 252 (20.91%) Test Scripting
13 248 (20.58%) TDD
14 239 (19.83%) Automated Testing
15 237 (19.67%) Scrum
16 233 (19.34%) Software Testing
17 227 (18.84%) Manual Testing
18 193 (16.02%) ISTQB
19 189 (15.68%) QuickTest Pro
20 175 (14.52%) Cucumber
21 161 (13.36%) .NET
22 156 (12.95%) JavaScript
23 146 (12.12%) Regression Testing
24 144 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
25 142 (11.78%) User Acceptance Testing
26 141 (11.70%) Degree
27 132 (10.95%) Web Services
28 122 (10.12%) Windows
29 120 (9.96%) Ruby
30 113 (9.38%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (1.08%) Drupal
2 10 (0.83%) Confluence
3 8 (0.66%) CMS
4 6 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.33%) WordPress
7 3 (0.25%) Node.js
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.17%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.17%) IIS
8 2 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.083%) Apache
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (2.24%) MS Office
2 26 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.41%) MS Project
4 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.083%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.083%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.41%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.083%) BASE24
3 1 (0.083%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (0.83%) SaaS
2 9 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.25%) Force.com
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.16%) HTTP
3 12 (1.00%) Wireshark
4 10 (0.83%) VLAN
4 10 (0.83%) RTP
4 10 (0.83%) H.323
4 10 (0.83%) VoIP
4 10 (0.83%) WAN
4 10 (0.83%) DHCP
5 8 (0.66%) Internet
6 5 (0.41%) FTP
7 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.17%) MVNO
8 1 (0.083%) DSL
8 1 (0.083%) Firewall
8 1 (0.083%) DNS
8 1 (0.083%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 23 (1.91%) MySQL
5 20 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.16%) Big Data
8 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.83%) Hazelcast
9 10 (0.83%) Neo4j
9 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.50%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.41%) SSDT
11 5 (0.41%) QlikView
11 5 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.17%) Snowflake Schema
13 2 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 656 (54.44%) Selenium
2 313 (25.98%) WebDriver
3 189 (15.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 175 (14.52%) Cucumber
5 113 (9.38%) JIRA
6 99 (8.22%) Jenkins
7 88 (7.30%) SpecFlow
7 88 (7.30%) TeamCity
8 87 (7.22%) SoapUI
9 79 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 69 (5.73%) JUnit
11 68 (5.64%) Visual Studio
12 66 (5.48%) Git (software)
13 63 (5.23%) JMeter
14 55 (4.56%) Hudson
15 47 (3.90%) FitNesse
16 42 (3.49%) Calabash
17 37 (3.07%) JBehave
18 34 (2.82%) Appium
19 30 (2.49%) Maven
General
1 255 (21.16%) Finance
2 54 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.73%) Banking
4 42 (3.49%) Retail
5 31 (2.57%) Games
6 12 (1.00%) Advertising
6 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.00%) Front Office
7 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.66%) Publishing
9 7 (0.58%) Legal
10 6 (0.50%) Back Office
11 3 (0.25%) Marketing
12 2 (0.17%) Electronics
12 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.083%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.083%) Billing
13 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 430 (35.68%) Analyst
2 353 (29.29%) Test Analyst
3 326 (27.05%) Tester
4 218 (18.09%) Test Engineer
5 152 (12.61%) Automation Tester
6 137 (11.37%) Developer
7 114 (9.46%) QA Analyst
8 105 (8.71%) Automation Engineer
9 97 (8.05%) Software Tester
10 95 (7.88%) QA Engineer
11 81 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
12 73 (6.06%) Software Engineer
13 68 (5.64%) Software Test Engineer
14 66 (5.48%) QA Tester
15 60 (4.98%) Test Manager
16 59 (4.90%) Senior Test Analyst
17 55 (4.56%) Automation Analyst
18 54 (4.48%) Test Leader
19 50 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
20 37 (3.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (13.36%) .NET
2 132 (10.95%) Web Services
3 95 (7.88%) HTML
4 80 (6.64%) XML
5 71 (5.89%) CSS
6 51 (4.23%) SOAP
7 32 (2.66%) Gherkin
8 30 (2.49%) ASP.NET
9 21 (1.74%) J2EE
9 21 (1.74%) XSLT
9 21 (1.74%) jQuery
9 21 (1.74%) RESTful
10 18 (1.49%) JSON
11 16 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (1.33%) REST
12 15 (1.24%) CSS3
12 15 (1.24%) HTML5
13 14 (1.16%) .NET Framework
13 14 (1.16%) WCF
13 14 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.05%) Mobile App
2 91 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.56%) Open Source
4 39 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.66%) User Experience
8 18 (1.49%) Replication
8 18 (1.49%) iPad
9 17 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.33%) iPhone
10 16 (1.33%) Online Games
11 14 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.75%) Equities
15 8 (0.66%) EPoS
15 8 (0.66%) Social Network
15 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 122 (10.12%) Windows
2 90 (7.47%) Linux
3 84 (6.97%) Android
4 79 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 51 (4.23%) UNIX
6 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.17%) Debian
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.083%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (23.40%) Test Automation
3 268 (22.24%) BDD
4 252 (20.91%) Test Scripting
5 248 (20.58%) TDD
6 239 (19.83%) Automated Testing
7 237 (19.67%) Scrum
8 233 (19.34%) Software Testing
9 227 (18.84%) Manual Testing
10 146 (12.12%) Regression Testing
11 144 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
12 142 (11.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 105 (8.71%) System Testing
14 97 (8.05%) E-Commerce
15 72 (5.98%) Test Strategy
16 63 (5.23%) Integration Testing
17 60 (4.98%) User Stories
18 59 (4.90%) Test Management
19 57 (4.73%) Waterfall
20 56 (4.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 385 (31.95%) Java
2 372 (30.87%) SQL
3 314 (26.06%) C#
4 156 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 120 (9.96%) Ruby
6 78 (6.47%) Python
7 56 (4.65%) PHP
8 32 (2.66%) C++
9 28 (2.32%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.99%) Groovy
11 23 (1.91%) VBScript
12 18 (1.49%) Perl
13 12 (1.00%) C
13 12 (1.00%) Objective-C
14 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.75%) VB
16 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.66%) Scala
17 6 (0.50%) PHP5
18 5 (0.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 257 (21.33%) ISEB
2 193 (16.02%) ISTQB
3 141 (11.70%) Degree
4 87 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (1.41%) VCP4
6 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.83%) MCSE
7 10 (0.83%) CCNA
7 10 (0.83%) MCITP
8 9 (0.75%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.66%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.25%) APMP
10 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.25%) PMP
10 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.083%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (49.21%) QA
2 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.083%) KVM
3 1 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (6.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.083%) Ansible
3 1 (0.083%) Puppet
3 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.81%) HP
3 62 (5.15%) Oracle
4 19 (1.58%) VMware
5 17 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.24%) Green Hat
7 14 (1.16%) SAP
8 12 (1.00%) Google
8 12 (1.00%) Cerillion
8 12 (1.00%) IBM
9 10 (0.83%) Cisco
9 10 (0.83%) Avaya
10 9 (0.75%) Telerik
11 4 (0.33%) Capita
12 3 (0.25%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.17%) hybris
13 2 (0.17%) Pegasus
14 1 (0.083%) Apple
14 1 (0.083%) Intel
14 1 (0.083%) Citrix
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