The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Automation Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 843 935 934
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 49 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 10
Median salary £72,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £71,525
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 - £47,500
Test Automation Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88370 98681 104096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.21% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75118 82640 84807
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Test Automation Consultant in the job title.

Test Automation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Automation Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant across the England region.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Trend in England

Test Automation Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Test Automation Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 +57 29 £72,500 +45.00%
Yorkshire - 12 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
South East - 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £100,000 -
Test Automation Consultant
UK

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Test Automation Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Test Automation Consultant in the job title.

1 67 (87.01%) Test Automation
2 63 (81.82%) Selenium
3 61 (79.22%) Java
4 47 (61.04%) SoapUI
5 45 (58.44%) Ranorex
5 45 (58.44%) Python
6 44 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 44 (57.14%) Cucumber
7 41 (53.25%) Software Engineering
7 41 (53.25%) C#
8 40 (51.95%) Games
8 40 (51.95%) Scala
9 38 (49.35%) Open Source
10 37 (48.05%) JUnit
11 35 (45.45%) .NET
12 31 (40.26%) Ruby
12 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (38.96%) Automated Testing
14 28 (36.36%) Appium
15 27 (35.06%) Finance
16 22 (28.57%) BDD
17 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (18.18%) TDD
18 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 13 (16.88%) QA
20 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
20 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
21 11 (14.29%) eggPlant
21 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
22 10 (12.99%) HP UFT

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
1 3 (3.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (81.82%) Selenium
2 47 (61.04%) SoapUI
3 45 (58.44%) Ranorex
4 44 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 37 (48.05%) JUnit
6 28 (36.36%) Appium
7 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
9 11 (14.29%) eggPlant
10 10 (12.99%) HP UFT
10 10 (12.99%) SpecFlow
11 9 (11.69%) JBehave
11 9 (11.69%) WebDriver
12 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
13 7 (9.09%) TestComplete
14 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (6.49%) RSpec
14 5 (6.49%) Subversion
15 4 (5.19%) TestDirector
16 3 (3.90%) WATIR
General
1 40 (51.95%) Games
2 27 (35.06%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Retail
5 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (6.49%) Ajax
4 5 (6.49%) CSS
4 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 4 (5.19%) REST
6 2 (2.60%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.60%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.60%) BBC
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.60%) New Media
2 2 (2.60%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Android
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (87.01%) Test Automation
2 44 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 41 (53.25%) Software Engineering
4 38 (49.35%) Open Source
5 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (38.96%) Automated Testing
7 22 (28.57%) BDD
8 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.18%) TDD
10 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
11 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.39%) Automation Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Line Management
12 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
13 6 (7.79%) DevOps
13 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
14 5 (6.49%) API Testing
14 5 (6.49%) Kanban
14 5 (6.49%) Logistics
14 5 (6.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (79.22%) Java
2 45 (58.44%) Python
3 41 (53.25%) C#
4 40 (51.95%) Scala
5 31 (40.26%) Ruby
6 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.79%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) C++
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) HP
2 3 (3.90%) Google
2 3 (3.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.60%) BT
3 2 (2.60%) Intel Security
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
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