The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 899 930 945
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 32 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.006% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 27
Average salary £65,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -30.00%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
East of England +16 9 - -
London +11 7 £65,000 +9.70% 1
Yorkshire - 5 - -
South East +37 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
North West - 4 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
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UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title 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 with Test Automation Consultant in their job title.

1 54 (96.43%) Test Automation
2 50 (89.29%) Selenium
3 49 (87.50%) Java
4 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (67.86%) Games
5 38 (67.86%) SoapUI
5 38 (67.86%) Ranorex
6 37 (66.07%) Open Source
6 37 (66.07%) JUnit
7 36 (64.29%) Python
7 36 (64.29%) .NET
8 34 (60.71%) Software Engineering
8 34 (60.71%) .NET Framework
8 34 (60.71%) Scala
9 26 (46.43%) Software Testing
10 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (21.43%) C#
12 11 (19.64%) HP UFT
13 10 (17.86%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
13 10 (17.86%) Automation Testing
14 9 (16.07%) BDD
14 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
14 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (14.29%) QA
15 8 (14.29%) SQL
16 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 7 (12.50%) CSS
16 7 (12.50%) Web Services
16 7 (12.50%) HP

Test Automation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title 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 with Test Automation Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) JBoss
2 3 (5.36%) Mule
2 3 (5.36%) Mule ESB
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 50 (89.29%) Selenium
2 38 (67.86%) Ranorex
2 38 (67.86%) SoapUI
3 37 (66.07%) JUnit
4 11 (19.64%) HP UFT
5 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
6 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
7 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.71%) Subversion
9 5 (8.93%) JIRA
10 4 (7.14%) JBehave
10 4 (7.14%) RSpec
11 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
12 2 (3.57%) Hudson
12 2 (3.57%) Maven
12 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
12 2 (3.57%) TestComplete
12 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
12 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (67.86%) Games
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) .NET
2 34 (60.71%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.50%) CSS
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) Ajax
4 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.36%) Backbone.js
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) jQuery
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (96.43%) Test Automation
2 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (66.07%) Open Source
4 34 (60.71%) Software Engineering
5 26 (46.43%) Software Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.86%) Automation Testing
8 9 (16.07%) BDD
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.93%) API Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Test Planning
9 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.93%) Time Management
10 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.14%) Logistics
10 4 (7.14%) OOP
10 4 (7.14%) Presales
10 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) Python
3 34 (60.71%) Scala
4 12 (21.43%) C#
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) Ruby
8 2 (3.57%) VBScript
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Borland
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