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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 203 205 263
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +58
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1456 1674 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.64% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.87% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1467 1002
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
79090 89400 90102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.41% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66332 74640 72734
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -26 569 £60,000 +4.34% 86
South East +22 304 £45,000 -4.25% 21
Yorkshire +81 156 £42,500 -5.55% 11
East of England +47 130 £47,500 +11.76% 20
South West -64 76 £35,250 -17.05% 12
East Midlands +32 73 £48,750 +26.62% 4
North West -40 71 £37,500 -6.25% 13
West Midlands -13 55 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North East +20 20 £35,000 - 3
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2140 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1412 (46.31%) Selenium
3 1249 (40.96%) QA
4 1134 (37.19%) Java
5 845 (27.71%) C#
6 817 (26.80%) Scrum
7 752 (24.66%) Finance
8 734 (24.07%) SQL
9 715 (23.45%) BDD
10 687 (22.53%) TDD
11 686 (22.50%) Cucumber
12 583 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
13 558 (18.30%) JavaScript
13 558 (18.30%) Software Testing
14 539 (17.68%) .NET
15 514 (16.86%) Python
16 489 (16.04%) ISTQB
17 487 (15.97%) Automated Testing
18 479 (15.71%) WebDriver
19 468 (15.35%) Software Engineering
20 464 (15.22%) Test Scripting
21 451 (14.79%) ISEB
22 439 (14.40%) JIRA
23 437 (14.33%) Ruby
23 437 (14.33%) SDLC
24 426 (13.97%) Degree
25 422 (13.84%) Test Strategy
26 416 (13.64%) Functional Testing
27 408 (13.38%) HTML
28 406 (13.32%) Jenkins

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 (2.23%) Confluence
2 65 (2.13%) CMS
3 24 (0.79%) Apache
4 20 (0.66%) JBoss
5 19 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 17 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.49%) nginx
7 15 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.43%) IIS
10 12 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.33%) Mule ESB
13 9 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.30%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.23%) Mule
15 6 (0.20%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.20%) Jetty
15 6 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 142 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.18%) MS Office
3 9 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.23%) MS Project
6 5 (0.16%) Mingle
7 4 (0.13%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.26%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.13%) Magento
4 3 (0.098%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.033%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.033%) Maximo
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.033%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 156 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (2.62%) GitHub
3 79 (2.59%) SaaS
4 56 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.85%) PaaS
8 24 (0.79%) Route 53
9 12 (0.39%) TestFlight
10 10 (0.33%) IaaS
11 8 (0.26%) Slack
12 7 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.20%) Office 365
13 6 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.18%) HTTP
2 71 (2.33%) Internet
3 55 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.12%) Firewall
5 29 (0.95%) DNS
6 26 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 21 (0.69%) Broadband
8 19 (0.62%) SSL
9 16 (0.52%) BGP
9 16 (0.52%) MPLS
10 13 (0.43%) SNMP
11 12 (0.39%) DHCP
11 12 (0.39%) IPv6
11 12 (0.39%) L2TP
11 12 (0.39%) TACACS
11 12 (0.39%) VPLS
12 11 (0.36%) ATM
12 11 (0.36%) VoIP
13 8 (0.26%) RFID
13 8 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 126 (4.13%) MySQL
3 98 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 75 (2.46%) Big Data
5 48 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 46 (1.51%) NoSQL
7 41 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 38 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 29 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (0.72%) Data Mining
11 20 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
12 18 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.39%) HBase
16 12 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1412 (46.31%) Selenium
2 686 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 479 (15.71%) WebDriver
4 439 (14.40%) JIRA
5 406 (13.32%) Jenkins
6 359 (11.77%) Git (software)
7 322 (10.56%) SoapUI
8 254 (8.33%) HP UFT
9 231 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 229 (7.51%) SpecFlow
11 219 (7.18%) JUnit
12 214 (7.02%) JMeter
13 144 (4.72%) Appium
14 134 (4.39%) Ranorex
15 130 (4.26%) NUnit
15 130 (4.26%) Visual Studio
16 129 (4.23%) TestNG
17 107 (3.51%) TeamCity
18 104 (3.41%) LoadRunner
19 96 (3.15%) Subversion
General
1 752 (24.66%) Finance
2 155 (5.08%) Games
3 154 (5.05%) Banking
4 145 (4.76%) Retail
5 109 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.10%) Legal
7 60 (1.97%) Back Office
8 58 (1.90%) Marketing
9 48 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.25%) Publishing
11 31 (1.02%) Advertising
12 29 (0.95%) Automotive
13 25 (0.82%) Electronics
14 24 (0.79%) Aerospace
15 22 (0.72%) Front Office
16 19 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.59%) Law
18 17 (0.56%) Investment Banking
19 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
20 4 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 731 (23.98%) Developer
2 589 (19.32%) Test Engineer
3 564 (18.50%) Analyst
4 500 (16.40%) Test Analyst
5 493 (16.17%) Tester
6 343 (11.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 294 (9.64%) Automation Tester
8 292 (9.58%) Developer in Test
9 268 (8.79%) QA Engineer
10 201 (6.59%) Test Leader
11 183 (6.00%) Senior Developer
12 180 (5.90%) Automation Test Analyst
13 164 (5.38%) QA Tester
14 149 (4.89%) QA Test Engineer
15 142 (4.66%) Selenium Tester
16 137 (4.49%) Automation Test Lead
17 133 (4.36%) Test Manager
18 127 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
19 124 (4.07%) Software Engineer
20 123 (4.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (17.68%) .NET
2 408 (13.38%) HTML
3 283 (9.28%) Web Services
3 283 (9.28%) XML
4 279 (9.15%) CSS
5 254 (8.33%) SOAP
6 227 (7.45%) REST
7 150 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 146 (4.79%) ASP.NET
9 137 (4.49%) RESTful
10 132 (4.33%) Gherkin
11 128 (4.20%) Ajax
12 120 (3.94%) HTML5
13 115 (3.77%) JSON
14 98 (3.21%) Node.js
15 96 (3.15%) Spring
16 91 (2.98%) jQuery
17 78 (2.56%) CSS3
18 64 (2.10%) .NET Framework
19 63 (2.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 241 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 178 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 97 (3.18%) User Experience
5 90 (2.95%) Client/Server
6 72 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 45 (1.48%) Fintech
9 38 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 35 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.15%) N-Tier
11 33 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 30 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 30 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 29 (0.95%) iPad
13 29 (0.95%) Online Games
14 27 (0.89%) Social Media
15 24 (0.79%) Derivative
15 24 (0.79%) Equities
16 22 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 404 (13.25%) Linux
2 282 (9.25%) Windows
3 209 (6.85%) Unix
4 147 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 140 (4.59%) Android
6 46 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 38 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 34 (1.12%) Solaris
9 25 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.16%) AIX
10 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.13%) VMS
12 3 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.066%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.033%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.033%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2140 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 817 (26.80%) Scrum
3 715 (23.45%) BDD
4 687 (22.53%) TDD
5 583 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 558 (18.30%) Software Testing
7 487 (15.97%) Automated Testing
8 468 (15.35%) Software Engineering
9 464 (15.22%) Test Scripting
10 437 (14.33%) SDLC
11 422 (13.84%) Test Strategy
12 416 (13.64%) Functional Testing
13 385 (12.63%) Automation Testing
14 321 (10.53%) Manual Testing
15 308 (10.10%) Mentoring
16 298 (9.77%) Performance Testing
17 294 (9.64%) Non-Functional Testing
18 278 (9.12%) DevOps
19 275 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
20 274 (8.99%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1134 (37.19%) Java
2 845 (27.71%) C#
3 734 (24.07%) SQL
4 558 (18.30%) JavaScript
5 514 (16.86%) Python
6 437 (14.33%) Ruby
7 195 (6.40%) C++
8 174 (5.71%) Perl
9 117 (3.84%) PHP
10 102 (3.35%) Scala
11 86 (2.82%) VB
12 79 (2.59%) C
13 68 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 50 (1.64%) VB.NET
15 49 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 48 (1.57%) T-SQL
17 44 (1.44%) VBScript
18 33 (1.08%) Groovy
19 26 (0.85%) ActionScript
20 23 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 489 (16.04%) ISTQB
2 451 (14.79%) ISEB
3 426 (13.97%) Degree
4 236 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 72 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 62 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 43 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 18 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.13%) PMP
13 3 (0.098%) CSQA
13 3 (0.098%) HND
13 3 (0.098%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.066%) AAT
14 2 (0.066%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.033%) MBA
15 1 (0.033%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1249 (40.96%) QA
2 123 (4.03%) SDET
3 17 (0.56%) ISO 14001
3 17 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.30%) Section 508
7 5 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.033%) Basel III
8 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.033%) EMIR
8 1 (0.033%) ISO13485
System Software
1 72 (2.36%) Docker
2 31 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.36%) HDFS
5 8 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.16%) iptables
6 5 (0.16%) KVM
7 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.098%) Firmware
8 3 (0.098%) Xen
9 1 (0.033%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.033%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.033%) vSphere
9 1 (0.033%) XenApp
9 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.033%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 143 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 73 (2.39%) Puppet
3 66 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (1.61%) Ansible
5 19 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.62%) Nagios
6 9 (0.30%) Kibana
7 8 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 7 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.20%) Control-M
9 6 (0.20%) Graylog
9 6 (0.20%) logstash
10 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.16%) Oozie
11 3 (0.098%) Ambari
11 3 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.066%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.066%) Linux-HA
12 2 (0.066%) MOM
Vendors
1 349 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 220 (7.22%) Oracle
3 172 (5.64%) HP
4 58 (1.90%) ServiceNow
5 55 (1.80%) Sophos
6 52 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 45 (1.48%) SAP
8 35 (1.15%) Google
9 31 (1.02%) VMware
10 29 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 29 (0.95%) IBM
11 20 (0.66%) Nokia
12 18 (0.59%) SaltStack
13 17 (0.56%) LexisNexis
14 16 (0.52%) Sun
15 15 (0.49%) Cisco
15 15 (0.49%) Hitachi
16 13 (0.43%) Apple
17 12 (0.39%) Cognizant
17 12 (0.39%) Juniper
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 15% BONUS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday