The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Automation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Specialist
Rank 857 930 946
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Specialist 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Median salary £42,500 - £53,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 - £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 - £62,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 - £41,000
Test Automation Specialist
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Automation Specialist Salary Trend in England

Test Automation Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Test Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Test Automation Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
South West - 3 £42,500 -
London +38 2 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Test Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Rational Functional Tester
4 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) JMeter
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services

Test Automation Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (33.33%) JMeter
3 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) eggPlant
5 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (16.67%) JBehave
5 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 2 (16.67%) RSpec
5 2 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (8.33%) Mockito
6 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) BBC
2 1 (8.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) BT
2 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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