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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 202 222 272
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +50
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1525 1566 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.53% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.75% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1326 1056
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
80600 89322 93611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.91% 87.15% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 68149 73977 76138
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Automation
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in England

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in England

Test Automation
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -8 608 £62,500 +8.69% 83
South East +28 329 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Yorkshire +84 147 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands +60 133 £40,500 +2.53% 5
East of England +48 109 £47,500 +15.15% 23
South West -55 77 £37,500 -11.76% 7
North West -6 64 £34,312 -8.50% 16
East Midlands -2 41 £45,000 +9.75% 10
North East +5 9 £35,000 - 5
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2206 (68.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1462 (45.33%) Selenium
3 1332 (41.30%) QA
4 1259 (39.04%) Java
5 904 (28.03%) C#
6 835 (25.89%) SQL
7 807 (25.02%) Finance
8 788 (24.43%) BDD
9 772 (23.94%) Scrum
10 733 (22.73%) Cucumber
11 725 (22.48%) TDD
12 600 (18.60%) JavaScript
13 597 (18.51%) Software Testing
14 596 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
15 583 (18.08%) .NET
16 552 (17.12%) WebDriver
17 535 (16.59%) Python
18 511 (15.84%) Degree
19 500 (15.50%) Automated Testing
20 498 (15.44%) Ruby
21 491 (15.22%) Test Scripting
22 479 (14.85%) Jenkins
23 476 (14.76%) Software Engineering
24 475 (14.73%) Linux
25 470 (14.57%) ISTQB
26 465 (14.42%) JIRA
27 464 (14.39%) ISEB
28 444 (13.77%) HTML
29 441 (13.67%) Test Strategy
30 427 (13.24%) SDLC

Test Automation
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 68 (2.11%) Confluence
2 58 (1.80%) CMS
3 48 (1.49%) Apache
4 23 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (0.68%) IIS
6 21 (0.65%) nginx
7 20 (0.62%) OpenStack
7 20 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 19 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.40%) Mule ESB
11 12 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.31%) JBoss
12 10 (0.31%) Jetty
12 10 (0.31%) Mule
12 10 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.28%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.19%) Documentum
16 5 (0.16%) CICS
Applications
1 156 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.46%) MS Office
3 21 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.50%) Gliffy
6 16 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (0.37%) Mingle
8 10 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.093%) MS Project
10 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.37%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.12%) Magento
4 4 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.093%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.062%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.031%) Maximo
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.031%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.031%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.031%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 203 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (3.07%) GitHub
3 71 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (2.02%) SaaS
5 54 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.87%) PaaS
6 28 (0.87%) Route 53
7 26 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (0.40%) IaaS
11 8 (0.25%) TestFlight
12 6 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.093%) Heroku
15 2 (0.062%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.41%) HTTP
2 60 (1.86%) Internet
3 41 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.87%) Firewall
5 23 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 21 (0.65%) DNS
7 18 (0.56%) VoIP
8 12 (0.37%) SSL
9 10 (0.31%) IPv4
10 8 (0.25%) Broadband
10 8 (0.25%) SMTP
11 6 (0.19%) BGP
11 6 (0.19%) MPLS
11 6 (0.19%) SSH
12 5 (0.16%) SNMP
13 4 (0.12%) DHCP
13 4 (0.12%) IPv6
13 4 (0.12%) L2TP
13 4 (0.12%) SAN
13 4 (0.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 155 (4.81%) MySQL
3 138 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 82 (2.54%) Big Data
5 56 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 55 (1.71%) Hadoop
7 43 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 35 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 32 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 30 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 21 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
12 20 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.47%) Redis
15 14 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.25%) Riak
18 6 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1462 (45.33%) Selenium
2 733 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 552 (17.12%) WebDriver
4 479 (14.85%) Jenkins
5 465 (14.42%) JIRA
6 409 (12.68%) Git (software)
7 328 (10.17%) SoapUI
8 285 (8.84%) HP UFT
9 271 (8.40%) JUnit
10 248 (7.69%) SpecFlow
11 230 (7.13%) JMeter
12 222 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 164 (5.09%) Visual Studio
14 153 (4.74%) TestNG
15 135 (4.19%) Subversion
16 134 (4.16%) Appium
17 130 (4.03%) Ranorex
18 128 (3.97%) TeamCity
19 127 (3.94%) Maven
20 121 (3.75%) NUnit
General
1 807 (25.02%) Finance
2 196 (6.08%) Games
3 183 (5.67%) Banking
4 174 (5.40%) Retail
5 131 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 93 (2.88%) Marketing
7 68 (2.11%) Legal
8 63 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.77%) Back Office
10 53 (1.64%) Advertising
11 46 (1.43%) Electronics
12 37 (1.15%) Automotive
13 35 (1.09%) Publishing
14 23 (0.71%) Front Office
15 22 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.50%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.47%) Law
18 11 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.28%) Retail Banking
20 5 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 757 (23.47%) Developer
2 653 (20.25%) Test Engineer
3 584 (18.11%) Analyst
4 572 (17.74%) Tester
5 516 (16.00%) Test Analyst
6 349 (10.82%) Test Automation Engineer
7 324 (10.05%) Automation Tester
8 288 (8.93%) QA Engineer
9 279 (8.65%) Developer in Test
10 197 (6.11%) Test Leader
11 194 (6.02%) Senior Developer
12 192 (5.95%) QA Tester
13 184 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
14 176 (5.46%) Test Manager
15 175 (5.43%) QA Test Engineer
16 148 (4.59%) Automation Test Lead
17 144 (4.47%) Java Developer
18 141 (4.37%) QA Analyst
19 136 (4.22%) Selenium Tester
20 130 (4.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (18.08%) .NET
2 444 (13.77%) HTML
3 342 (10.60%) XML
4 321 (9.95%) Web Services
5 318 (9.86%) CSS
6 303 (9.40%) SOAP
7 238 (7.38%) REST
8 181 (5.61%) AngularJS
9 152 (4.71%) JSON
10 151 (4.68%) HTML5
11 144 (4.47%) RESTful
12 138 (4.28%) Ajax
13 137 (4.25%) Gherkin
14 130 (4.03%) ASP.NET
15 127 (3.94%) Node.js
16 104 (3.22%) jQuery
17 103 (3.19%) Spring
18 90 (2.79%) .NET Framework
19 89 (2.76%) CSS3
20 54 (1.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 262 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 169 (5.24%) Mobile App
4 97 (3.01%) User Experience
5 92 (2.85%) Client/Server
6 69 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 47 (1.46%) Fintech
9 45 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 42 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 34 (1.05%) Online Games
13 33 (1.02%) Data Integration
13 33 (1.02%) Social Media
14 32 (0.99%) iPad
15 29 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 26 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
17 25 (0.78%) Management Information System
17 25 (0.78%) NHS
18 24 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 475 (14.73%) Linux
2 388 (12.03%) Windows
3 303 (9.40%) Unix
4 154 (4.78%) Android
5 153 (4.74%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.67%) Solaris
7 49 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 27 (0.84%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.22%) Windows CE
13 6 (0.19%) AIX
13 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.12%) CentOS
14 4 (0.12%) VMS
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2206 (68.40%) Agile Software Development
2 788 (24.43%) BDD
3 772 (23.94%) Scrum
4 725 (22.48%) TDD
5 597 (18.51%) Software Testing
6 596 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
7 500 (15.50%) Automated Testing
8 491 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 476 (14.76%) Software Engineering
10 441 (13.67%) Test Strategy
11 427 (13.24%) SDLC
12 425 (13.18%) Automation Testing
13 416 (12.90%) Functional Testing
14 330 (10.23%) Manual Testing
14 330 (10.23%) Non-Functional Testing
15 324 (10.05%) Performance Testing
16 319 (9.89%) Open Source
17 303 (9.40%) Mentoring
18 301 (9.33%) DevOps
19 295 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1259 (39.04%) Java
2 904 (28.03%) C#
3 835 (25.89%) SQL
4 600 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 535 (16.59%) Python
6 498 (15.44%) Ruby
7 191 (5.92%) C++
8 187 (5.80%) Perl
9 153 (4.74%) PHP
10 108 (3.35%) Scala
11 82 (2.54%) C
12 81 (2.51%) VB
13 75 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 51 (1.58%) VB.NET
15 48 (1.49%) Groovy
16 47 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.46%) VBScript
17 35 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 28 (0.87%) Clojure
19 27 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 511 (15.84%) Degree
2 470 (14.57%) ISTQB
3 464 (14.39%) ISEB
4 219 (6.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 94 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 62 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 45 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 31 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.22%) HNC
12 7 (0.22%) HND
13 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.16%) PMP
14 4 (0.12%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.093%) CSQA
16 2 (0.062%) AWS Certification
17 1 (0.031%) HP AIS
17 1 (0.031%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1332 (41.30%) QA
2 107 (3.32%) SDET
3 22 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.22%) Section 508
7 2 (0.062%) SLA
8 1 (0.031%) EMIR
8 1 (0.031%) ISO13485
System Software
1 75 (2.33%) Docker
2 30 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.31%) KVM
5 9 (0.28%) HDFS
6 8 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.16%) iptables
8 3 (0.093%) Xen
9 2 (0.062%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.062%) vSphere
10 1 (0.031%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.031%) Firmware
10 1 (0.031%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.031%) XenApp
10 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.031%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 130 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
2 110 (3.41%) Puppet
3 80 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (2.11%) Ansible
5 21 (0.65%) Nagios
6 20 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 15 (0.47%) Kibana
8 14 (0.43%) Salt
8 14 (0.43%) Terraform
9 10 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
10 8 (0.25%) Ambari
10 8 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.22%) Control-M
11 7 (0.22%) logstash
12 6 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 6 (0.19%) MOM
12 6 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.16%) Graylog
13 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 359 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 247 (7.66%) Oracle
3 185 (5.74%) HP
4 75 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 71 (2.20%) SAP
6 68 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 39 (1.21%) Sophos
8 34 (1.05%) VMware
9 31 (0.96%) IBM
10 25 (0.78%) Google
11 23 (0.71%) SaltStack
12 22 (0.68%) Atlassian
13 20 (0.62%) Apple
14 16 (0.50%) TIBCO
15 15 (0.47%) Cognizant
15 15 (0.47%) Hitachi
16 14 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (0.43%) Xamarin
17 13 (0.40%) LexisNexis
17 13 (0.40%) Rally
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per month
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago