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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 199 211 270
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +59
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1447 1624 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.63% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.87% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1372 1037
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
74022 87052 91292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.06% 87.52% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61537 72688 75688
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 9 December 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 9 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
London +4 626 £57,500 +9.52% 76
South East -6 230 £47,500 +3.26% 22
Yorkshire +88 158 £42,500 - 15
East of England +1 114 £42,500 +2.40% 25
North West -7 111 £42,500 +13.33% 11
South West +3 91 £36,000 -15.29% 15
West Midlands -24 50 £43,619 -3.06% 4
East Midlands +23 46 £47,500 +18.75% 9
North East +17 14 £35,000 - 5
Midlands +4 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2121 (72.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1440 (49.48%) Selenium
3 1193 (41.00%) QA
4 1116 (38.35%) Java
5 821 (28.21%) Scrum
6 757 (26.01%) BDD
7 754 (25.91%) C#
8 723 (24.85%) TDD
9 684 (23.51%) Cucumber
10 680 (23.37%) Finance
11 664 (22.82%) SQL
12 634 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
13 593 (20.38%) Software Testing
14 573 (19.69%) Automated Testing
15 541 (18.59%) JavaScript
16 500 (17.18%) Test Scripting
17 485 (16.67%) ISTQB
18 464 (15.95%) SDLC
19 459 (15.77%) WebDriver
20 453 (15.57%) .NET
21 450 (15.46%) ISEB
22 442 (15.19%) Python
23 441 (15.15%) JIRA
24 440 (15.12%) Software Engineering
25 402 (13.81%) Jenkins
26 400 (13.75%) Test Strategy
27 399 (13.71%) Degree
28 393 (13.51%) Functional Testing
29 367 (12.61%) Automation Testing
30 343 (11.79%) Git (software)

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 85 (2.92%) Confluence
2 41 (1.41%) CMS
3 29 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (0.89%) Apache
5 23 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 22 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 18 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 17 (0.58%) JBoss
9 16 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.52%) nginx
11 12 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.31%) Documentum
14 7 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.21%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.21%) IIS
15 6 (0.21%) Mule ESB
15 6 (0.21%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 129 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.62%) MS Office
3 37 (1.27%) MS Project
3 37 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.10%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.069%) BASE24
3 2 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.069%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.069%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.034%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.034%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 117 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (3.40%) SaaS
3 75 (2.58%) GitHub
4 42 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (0.96%) Trello
6 26 (0.89%) PaaS
7 25 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.65%) IaaS
9 14 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
11 10 (0.34%) Slack
12 8 (0.27%) G Suite
12 8 (0.27%) Office 365
13 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.24%) TestFlight
14 6 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.21%) Route 53
14 6 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.40%) HTTP
2 73 (2.51%) Internet
3 43 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 27 (0.93%) SSL
6 21 (0.72%) Broadband
7 18 (0.62%) ATM
8 17 (0.58%) Firewall
9 16 (0.55%) BGP
9 16 (0.55%) MPLS
10 14 (0.48%) DNS
10 14 (0.48%) SMTP
11 13 (0.45%) SNMP
12 12 (0.41%) DHCP
12 12 (0.41%) FTP
12 12 (0.41%) IPv6
12 12 (0.41%) L2TP
12 12 (0.41%) TACACS
12 12 (0.41%) VPLS
13 8 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.09%) Relational Database
3 83 (2.85%) MySQL
4 76 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 58 (1.99%) Big Data
6 53 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 53 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 34 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (1.03%) CouchDB
9 30 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 26 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 26 (0.89%) Redis
11 25 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
12 21 (0.72%) HBase
13 20 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1440 (49.48%) Selenium
2 684 (23.51%) Cucumber
3 459 (15.77%) WebDriver
4 441 (15.15%) JIRA
5 402 (13.81%) Jenkins
6 343 (11.79%) Git (software)
7 285 (9.79%) SoapUI
8 240 (8.25%) HP UFT
9 232 (7.97%) SpecFlow
10 224 (7.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 210 (7.22%) JUnit
12 185 (6.36%) JMeter
13 117 (4.02%) Appium
14 114 (3.92%) NUnit
15 111 (3.81%) Ranorex
16 106 (3.64%) TeamCity
17 105 (3.61%) Subversion
18 87 (2.99%) TestNG
18 87 (2.99%) Visual Studio
19 83 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 680 (23.37%) Finance
2 142 (4.88%) Banking
3 128 (4.40%) Retail
4 111 (3.81%) Games
5 107 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 51 (1.75%) Publishing
7 45 (1.55%) Back Office
8 43 (1.48%) Legal
9 40 (1.37%) Marketing
10 33 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.79%) Advertising
11 23 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.76%) Electronics
13 21 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.69%) Automotive
15 18 (0.62%) Front Office
16 17 (0.58%) Law
17 16 (0.55%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.45%) Online Betting
19 6 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 664 (22.82%) Developer
2 554 (19.04%) Test Engineer
3 531 (18.25%) Analyst
4 475 (16.32%) Tester
5 467 (16.05%) Test Analyst
6 338 (11.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 292 (10.03%) Automation Tester
8 274 (9.42%) QA Engineer
9 242 (8.32%) Developer in Test
10 215 (7.39%) Test Leader
11 183 (6.29%) Senior Developer
12 175 (6.01%) Automation Test Analyst
13 153 (5.26%) QA Tester
14 139 (4.78%) Java Developer
15 133 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
16 131 (4.50%) Test Manager
17 129 (4.43%) Automation Test Lead
18 128 (4.40%) Selenium Tester
19 127 (4.36%) Software Engineer
20 126 (4.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (15.57%) .NET
2 342 (11.75%) HTML
3 313 (10.76%) Web Services
4 223 (7.66%) CSS
5 222 (7.63%) XML
6 207 (7.11%) REST
7 188 (6.46%) SOAP
8 169 (5.81%) AngularJS
9 144 (4.95%) Gherkin
10 131 (4.50%) RESTful
11 120 (4.12%) ASP.NET
12 109 (3.75%) HTML5
13 100 (3.44%) Node.js
14 82 (2.82%) Spring
15 74 (2.54%) Ajax
16 72 (2.47%) CSS3
17 70 (2.41%) JSON
18 69 (2.37%) React
19 66 (2.27%) jQuery
20 52 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 222 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 179 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 123 (4.23%) User Experience
5 73 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 68 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 66 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 44 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 41 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 33 (1.13%) iPad
12 32 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.07%) Fintech
14 30 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 29 (1.00%) Online Games
16 27 (0.93%) Equities
17 26 (0.89%) Derivative
17 26 (0.89%) Statistics
18 24 (0.82%) Data Centre
19 20 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 304 (10.45%) Linux
2 194 (6.67%) Windows
3 174 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 151 (5.19%) Unix
5 135 (4.64%) Android
6 24 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.38%) Solaris
10 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.17%) VMS
12 3 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.10%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.069%) Debian
14 1 (0.034%) AIX
14 1 (0.034%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2121 (72.89%) Agile Software Development
2 821 (28.21%) Scrum
3 757 (26.01%) BDD
4 723 (24.85%) TDD
5 634 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
6 593 (20.38%) Software Testing
7 573 (19.69%) Automated Testing
8 500 (17.18%) Test Scripting
9 464 (15.95%) SDLC
10 440 (15.12%) Software Engineering
11 400 (13.75%) Test Strategy
12 393 (13.51%) Functional Testing
13 367 (12.61%) Automation Testing
14 329 (11.31%) Mentoring
14 329 (11.31%) Regression Testing
15 325 (11.17%) Manual Testing
16 295 (10.14%) OO
17 270 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 251 (8.63%) Test Management
19 239 (8.21%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1116 (38.35%) Java
2 754 (25.91%) C#
3 664 (22.82%) SQL
4 541 (18.59%) JavaScript
5 442 (15.19%) Python
6 338 (11.62%) Ruby
7 170 (5.84%) C++
8 125 (4.30%) Perl
9 87 (2.99%) Scala
10 77 (2.65%) C
11 76 (2.61%) PHP
12 73 (2.51%) Bash Shell
13 59 (2.03%) Objective-C
14 51 (1.75%) Apple Swift
14 51 (1.75%) VB
15 49 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 46 (1.58%) Groovy
17 42 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 40 (1.37%) VB.NET
19 31 (1.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 485 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 450 (15.46%) ISEB
3 399 (13.71%) Degree
4 240 (8.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 75 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 72 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 48 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.14%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.10%) CISSP
13 3 (0.10%) MCSE
13 3 (0.10%) PhD
13 3 (0.10%) PMP
13 3 (0.10%) RHCE
13 3 (0.10%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1193 (41.00%) QA
2 142 (4.88%) SDET
3 15 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 15 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.21%) SLA
6 2 (0.069%) Section 508
7 1 (0.034%) Basel III
7 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 81 (2.78%) Docker
2 33 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.48%) HDFS
4 7 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.21%) Firmware
5 6 (0.21%) KVM
6 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.10%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.069%) vSphere
9 1 (0.034%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 165 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
2 50 (1.72%) Puppet
3 39 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (0.82%) Ansible
5 13 (0.45%) Kibana
6 9 (0.31%) Nagios
7 7 (0.24%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.24%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.21%) Ambari
8 6 (0.21%) Graylog
8 6 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.21%) logstash
9 5 (0.17%) Oozie
10 2 (0.069%) Control-M
10 2 (0.069%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.034%) Rancher
Vendors
1 316 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 207 (7.11%) Oracle
3 176 (6.05%) HP
4 49 (1.68%) Google
5 48 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 45 (1.55%) SAP
7 39 (1.34%) Sun
8 34 (1.17%) Sophos
9 33 (1.13%) VMware
10 25 (0.86%) IBM
10 25 (0.86%) Siebel
11 24 (0.82%) LexisNexis
12 22 (0.76%) Adobe
13 20 (0.69%) Nokia
14 17 (0.58%) Apple
15 16 (0.55%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.48%) ServiceNow
16 14 (0.48%) Telerik
17 13 (0.45%) Cisco
18 12 (0.41%) TIBCO
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Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £60-80K + Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Including Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
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Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Share options
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RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum competitive bonus and bens!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago