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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
UK / England
Rank 171 217 246
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1527 1458 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.94% 1.55% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.75% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1200 1128
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
69779 83122 84860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.68% 88.22% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57754 69797 70213
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +22 612 £60,000 +9.09% 82
South East +54 238 £47,000 +4.44% 38
Yorkshire +40 166 £42,500 +6.25% 18
South West +58 155 £42,250 -0.58% 19
East of England +31 117 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North West -21 94 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East Midlands +73 89 £35,000 -22.22% 11
West Midlands +6 40 £45,000 - 4
North East -1 14 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Midlands +11 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2228 (75.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1467 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1224 (41.72%) Java
4 1173 (39.98%) QA
5 876 (29.86%) BDD
6 855 (29.14%) TDD
7 786 (26.79%) Scrum
8 781 (26.62%) C#
9 699 (23.82%) SQL
10 695 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
11 684 (23.31%) Cucumber
12 657 (22.39%) Finance
13 598 (20.38%) Automated Testing
14 597 (20.35%) Software Testing
15 565 (19.26%) Test Scripting
16 511 (17.42%) WebDriver
17 510 (17.38%) JavaScript
18 501 (17.08%) ISTQB
19 451 (15.37%) ISEB
20 450 (15.34%) SDLC
21 438 (14.93%) Python
22 437 (14.89%) Jenkins
23 421 (14.35%) .NET
24 419 (14.28%) Software Engineering
25 414 (14.11%) Automation Testing
26 410 (13.97%) JIRA
27 375 (12.78%) Test Strategy
28 369 (12.58%) Regression Testing
29 368 (12.54%) Degree
30 343 (11.69%) Functional Testing

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 90 (3.07%) Confluence
2 37 (1.26%) Apache
3 36 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 26 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 24 (0.82%) JBoss
7 20 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 16 (0.55%) CMS
8 16 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.34%) Documentum
12 9 (0.31%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.27%) nginx
13 8 (0.27%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.20%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.20%) IIS
14 6 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 113 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.47%) MS Office
2 43 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 39 (1.33%) MS Project
4 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.10%) BASE24
4 2 (0.068%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.068%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.068%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.068%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.034%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.034%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 127 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (3.27%) SaaS
3 92 (3.14%) GitHub
4 65 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.02%) Trello
7 20 (0.68%) PaaS
8 17 (0.58%) IaaS
9 16 (0.55%) TestFlight
10 14 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
12 10 (0.34%) Slack
13 8 (0.27%) G Suite
13 8 (0.27%) Office 365
14 6 (0.20%) Google Play
15 5 (0.17%) Force.com
16 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.10%) Bluemix
17 3 (0.10%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.17%) HTTP
2 54 (1.84%) Internet
3 34 (1.16%) FTP
4 28 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 20 (0.68%) ATM
6 20 (0.68%) SSL
7 18 (0.61%) Wireless
8 12 (0.41%) Firewall
9 11 (0.37%) VPN
10 10 (0.34%) SMTP
11 9 (0.31%) Network Security
12 7 (0.24%) SSH
13 6 (0.20%) Broadband
13 6 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.20%) WAN
14 5 (0.17%) BGP
14 5 (0.17%) DHCP
14 5 (0.17%) MPLS
14 5 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 94 (3.20%) MySQL
4 87 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 62 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (1.94%) Big Data
7 49 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 45 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (1.43%) CouchDB
10 39 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 38 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (1.12%) Redis
14 30 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (0.99%) Oracle Database
16 28 (0.95%) HBase
16 28 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 27 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
18 26 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1467 (50.00%) Selenium
2 684 (23.31%) Cucumber
3 511 (17.42%) WebDriver
4 437 (14.89%) Jenkins
5 410 (13.97%) JIRA
6 339 (11.55%) Git (software)
7 280 (9.54%) SoapUI
8 260 (8.86%) SpecFlow
9 235 (8.01%) JUnit
10 222 (7.57%) HP UFT
11 220 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 212 (7.23%) JMeter
13 130 (4.43%) Subversion
14 118 (4.02%) TeamCity
15 113 (3.85%) Maven
16 103 (3.51%) Appium
17 102 (3.48%) NUnit
18 97 (3.31%) TestNG
19 88 (3.00%) LoadRunner
20 83 (2.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 657 (22.39%) Finance
2 168 (5.73%) Retail
3 138 (4.70%) Banking
4 103 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 67 (2.28%) Games
6 60 (2.04%) Publishing
7 56 (1.91%) Marketing
8 39 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.23%) Legal
10 34 (1.16%) Electronics
11 28 (0.95%) Advertising
11 28 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.85%) Automotive
13 23 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.72%) Back Office
15 18 (0.61%) Front Office
16 13 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.37%) Polish Language
18 9 (0.31%) Law
19 6 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 667 (22.73%) Test Engineer
2 619 (21.10%) Developer
3 511 (17.42%) Tester
4 504 (17.18%) Analyst
5 436 (14.86%) Test Analyst
6 386 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 346 (11.79%) Automation Tester
8 297 (10.12%) QA Engineer
9 189 (6.44%) Senior Developer
10 180 (6.13%) Developer in Test
11 166 (5.66%) Test Leader
12 165 (5.62%) QA Tester
13 159 (5.42%) Test Manager
14 155 (5.28%) Java Developer
15 151 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
15 151 (5.15%) Senior Test Engineer
16 136 (4.64%) Selenium Tester
17 135 (4.60%) QA Test Engineer
18 128 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
18 128 (4.36%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (14.35%) .NET
2 338 (11.52%) Web Services
3 299 (10.19%) HTML
4 223 (7.60%) CSS
5 221 (7.53%) XML
6 219 (7.46%) Gherkin
7 204 (6.95%) REST
8 177 (6.03%) AngularJS
9 169 (5.76%) SOAP
10 135 (4.60%) RESTful
11 107 (3.65%) HTML5
12 92 (3.14%) Node.js
13 90 (3.07%) ASP.NET
14 75 (2.56%) Spring
15 60 (2.04%) CSS3
15 60 (2.04%) jQuery
16 56 (1.91%) JSON
17 51 (1.74%) React
18 45 (1.53%) .NET Framework
19 43 (1.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 186 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 112 (3.82%) User Experience
5 65 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 61 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 54 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 46 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 42 (1.43%) Fintech
10 39 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 39 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 39 (1.33%) iPad
11 23 (0.78%) Derivative
11 23 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (0.72%) Equities
13 19 (0.65%) Fixed Income
14 18 (0.61%) Animation
15 15 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (0.51%) Online Games
16 14 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 294 (10.02%) Linux
2 174 (5.93%) Apple iOS
3 172 (5.86%) Windows
4 144 (4.91%) Unix
5 138 (4.70%) Android
6 15 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.17%) Solaris
10 5 (0.17%) VMS
11 4 (0.14%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.10%) Debian
12 3 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.034%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2228 (75.94%) Agile Software Development
2 876 (29.86%) BDD
3 855 (29.14%) TDD
4 786 (26.79%) Scrum
5 695 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
6 598 (20.38%) Automated Testing
7 597 (20.35%) Software Testing
8 565 (19.26%) Test Scripting
9 450 (15.34%) SDLC
10 419 (14.28%) Software Engineering
11 414 (14.11%) Automation Testing
12 375 (12.78%) Test Strategy
13 369 (12.58%) Regression Testing
14 343 (11.69%) Functional Testing
15 339 (11.55%) Mentoring
16 337 (11.49%) Manual Testing
17 291 (9.92%) OO
18 282 (9.61%) Test Management
19 244 (8.32%) E-Commerce
20 242 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1224 (41.72%) Java
2 781 (26.62%) C#
3 699 (23.82%) SQL
4 510 (17.38%) JavaScript
5 438 (14.93%) Python
6 292 (9.95%) Ruby
7 167 (5.69%) C++
8 91 (3.10%) C
9 89 (3.03%) Perl
10 78 (2.66%) Scala
11 66 (2.25%) PHP
12 64 (2.18%) Objective-C
13 59 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 57 (1.94%) Apple Swift
15 46 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 43 (1.47%) Groovy
17 40 (1.36%) TypeScript
18 38 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 38 (1.30%) VBScript
19 37 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 501 (17.08%) ISTQB
2 451 (15.37%) ISEB
3 368 (12.54%) Degree
4 228 (7.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 101 (3.44%) Security Cleared
6 63 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 37 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.20%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.20%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.14%) CISSP
13 4 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.14%) MCSE
13 4 (0.14%) PhD
13 4 (0.14%) RHCE
13 4 (0.14%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1173 (39.98%) QA
2 145 (4.94%) SDET
3 11 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.068%) Basel III
8 2 (0.068%) COBIT
8 2 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.068%) Section 508
8 2 (0.068%) WCAG
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 78 (2.66%) Docker
2 20 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.41%) Firmware
4 9 (0.31%) HDFS
5 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.20%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.14%) KVM
7 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.10%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.068%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.068%) vSphere
10 1 (0.034%) LXC
10 1 (0.034%) Snort
10 1 (0.034%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 121 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 80 (2.73%) Puppet
3 47 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.36%) Ansible
5 8 (0.27%) Rancher
6 6 (0.20%) Kibana
7 4 (0.14%) Ambari
7 4 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.10%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.10%) Oozie
9 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.034%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.034%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.034%) Nagios
9 1 (0.034%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.034%) Terraform
9 1 (0.034%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 305 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 204 (6.95%) Oracle
3 192 (6.54%) HP
4 58 (1.98%) Atlassian
5 53 (1.81%) SAP
6 48 (1.64%) Google
7 28 (0.95%) Adobe
7 28 (0.95%) Sun
8 27 (0.92%) Siebel
9 24 (0.82%) Sophos
10 22 (0.75%) IBM
11 21 (0.72%) TOWER Software
12 20 (0.68%) LexisNexis
12 20 (0.68%) VMware
13 18 (0.61%) Xamarin
14 17 (0.58%) Telerik
15 16 (0.55%) Cadence
16 15 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (0.48%) Solace
18 12 (0.41%) Cognizant
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, shares +
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,500 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and outstanding benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago