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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
UK / England
Rank 186 220 249
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1465 1422 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.86% 1.55% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.76% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1191 1039
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
69491 80594 82768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.18% 87.70% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57640 67785 68751
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +22 624 £57,500 +9.52% 79
South East +34 232 £47,500 - 30
Yorkshire +61 142 £42,500 +21.42% 16
East of England +22 116 £42,250 +3.68% 16
North West +19 111 £44,500 +18.66% 10
South West +14 106 £41,000 -3.52% 19
East Midlands +59 66 £36,250 -14.70% 8
West Midlands -11 47 £45,000 -5.26% 9
North East +13 15 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Midlands +9 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2174 (75.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1424 (49.27%) Selenium
3 1166 (40.35%) QA
4 1133 (39.20%) Java
5 818 (28.30%) Scrum
6 797 (27.58%) TDD
7 794 (27.47%) BDD
8 746 (25.81%) C#
9 671 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
10 663 (22.94%) SQL
11 653 (22.60%) Cucumber
12 639 (22.11%) Finance
13 591 (20.45%) Software Testing
14 587 (20.31%) Automated Testing
15 522 (18.06%) Test Scripting
16 509 (17.61%) JavaScript
17 493 (17.06%) ISTQB
18 468 (16.19%) WebDriver
19 455 (15.74%) SDLC
20 453 (15.67%) ISEB
21 441 (15.26%) Python
22 436 (15.09%) .NET
23 434 (15.02%) Software Engineering
24 425 (14.71%) JIRA
25 419 (14.50%) Jenkins
26 386 (13.36%) Automation Testing
27 381 (13.18%) Test Strategy
28 373 (12.91%) Degree
29 365 (12.63%) Functional Testing
30 343 (11.87%) 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 84 (2.91%) Confluence
2 34 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (1.00%) CMS
4 28 (0.97%) Apache
5 25 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 24 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 22 (0.76%) JBoss
8 20 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.42%) nginx
13 11 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.35%) Documentum
15 8 (0.28%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.24%) ArcGIS
17 5 (0.17%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 121 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.56%) MS Office
3 40 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.35%) MS Project
5 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.10%) BASE24
3 3 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.10%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.069%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.069%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.035%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.035%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.035%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (3.70%) SaaS
3 81 (2.80%) GitHub
4 57 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.04%) Trello
7 25 (0.87%) PaaS
8 20 (0.69%) IaaS
9 15 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.48%) TestFlight
11 11 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
12 10 (0.35%) Slack
13 8 (0.28%) G Suite
13 8 (0.28%) Office 365
14 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.14%) Route 53
15 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.10%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.18%) HTTP
2 68 (2.35%) Internet
3 38 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 24 (0.83%) SSL
6 22 (0.76%) ATM
7 20 (0.69%) FTP
8 19 (0.66%) Broadband
9 16 (0.55%) Firewall
10 14 (0.48%) BGP
10 14 (0.48%) MPLS
11 11 (0.38%) SMTP
11 11 (0.38%) Wireless
12 10 (0.35%) DHCP
12 10 (0.35%) DNS
12 10 (0.35%) IPv6
12 10 (0.35%) L2TP
12 10 (0.35%) SNMP
12 10 (0.35%) TACACS
12 10 (0.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 127 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 93 (3.22%) MySQL
4 86 (2.98%) NoSQL
5 61 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (2.08%) Big Data
7 52 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 39 (1.35%) CouchDB
8 39 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 38 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.18%) Redis
12 28 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 27 (0.93%) HBase
13 27 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
13 27 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1424 (49.27%) Selenium
2 653 (22.60%) Cucumber
3 468 (16.19%) WebDriver
4 425 (14.71%) JIRA
5 419 (14.50%) Jenkins
6 343 (11.87%) Git (software)
7 258 (8.93%) SoapUI
8 232 (8.03%) SpecFlow
9 228 (7.89%) HP UFT
10 225 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 195 (6.75%) JUnit
12 186 (6.44%) JMeter
13 116 (4.01%) Subversion
14 110 (3.81%) TeamCity
15 109 (3.77%) Appium
16 107 (3.70%) NUnit
17 95 (3.29%) Ranorex
18 89 (3.08%) Maven
19 85 (2.94%) Visual Studio
20 81 (2.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 639 (22.11%) Finance
2 131 (4.53%) Banking
2 131 (4.53%) Retail
3 109 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 91 (3.15%) Games
5 61 (2.11%) Publishing
6 44 (1.52%) Marketing
7 40 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.25%) Legal
9 27 (0.93%) Advertising
9 27 (0.93%) Back Office
10 26 (0.90%) Electronics
11 24 (0.83%) Automotive
12 23 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.62%) Front Office
15 17 (0.59%) Law
16 13 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.45%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.28%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 637 (22.04%) Developer
2 594 (20.55%) Test Engineer
3 536 (18.55%) Analyst
4 474 (16.40%) Tester
5 472 (16.33%) Test Analyst
6 353 (12.21%) Test Automation Engineer
7 296 (10.24%) Automation Tester
8 289 (10.00%) QA Engineer
9 213 (7.37%) Developer in Test
10 190 (6.57%) Senior Developer
11 187 (6.47%) Test Leader
12 176 (6.09%) Automation Test Analyst
13 154 (5.33%) QA Tester
14 139 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
15 137 (4.74%) Java Developer
16 134 (4.64%) QA Test Engineer
17 131 (4.53%) Senior Test Analyst
18 129 (4.46%) Test Manager
19 128 (4.43%) Senior Test Engineer
20 124 (4.29%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (15.09%) .NET
2 310 (10.73%) Web Services
3 307 (10.62%) HTML
4 210 (7.27%) XML
5 209 (7.23%) CSS
6 200 (6.92%) REST
7 180 (6.23%) AngularJS
8 168 (5.81%) SOAP
9 161 (5.57%) Gherkin
10 134 (4.64%) RESTful
11 110 (3.81%) HTML5
12 108 (3.74%) ASP.NET
13 96 (3.32%) Node.js
14 78 (2.70%) Spring
15 72 (2.49%) CSS3
16 65 (2.25%) jQuery
17 63 (2.18%) JSON
18 59 (2.04%) React
19 57 (1.97%) Ajax
20 45 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 215 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 194 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 125 (4.33%) User Experience
5 71 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 69 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 57 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 42 (1.45%) Mathematics
10 38 (1.31%) Fintech
11 35 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 35 (1.21%) iPad
11 35 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 32 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (1.00%) Statistics
14 25 (0.87%) Derivative
15 24 (0.83%) Equities
15 24 (0.83%) Online Games
16 21 (0.73%) Data Centre
17 20 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 314 (10.87%) Linux
2 187 (6.47%) Windows
3 180 (6.23%) Apple iOS
4 144 (4.98%) Unix
5 137 (4.74%) Android
6 20 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.17%) Solaris
11 5 (0.17%) VMS
12 3 (0.10%) Debian
12 3 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.10%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.035%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2174 (75.22%) Agile Software Development
2 818 (28.30%) Scrum
3 797 (27.58%) TDD
4 794 (27.47%) BDD
5 671 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
6 591 (20.45%) Software Testing
7 587 (20.31%) Automated Testing
8 522 (18.06%) Test Scripting
9 455 (15.74%) SDLC
10 434 (15.02%) Software Engineering
11 386 (13.36%) Automation Testing
12 381 (13.18%) Test Strategy
13 365 (12.63%) Functional Testing
14 342 (11.83%) Manual Testing
15 339 (11.73%) Regression Testing
16 333 (11.52%) Mentoring
17 293 (10.14%) OO
18 259 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
19 255 (8.82%) Test Management
20 234 (8.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1133 (39.20%) Java
2 746 (25.81%) C#
3 663 (22.94%) SQL
4 509 (17.61%) JavaScript
5 441 (15.26%) Python
6 308 (10.66%) Ruby
7 186 (6.44%) C++
8 108 (3.74%) Perl
9 84 (2.91%) C
10 82 (2.84%) Scala
11 69 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 69 (2.39%) PHP
12 65 (2.25%) Objective-C
13 56 (1.94%) Apple Swift
14 52 (1.80%) T-SQL
15 45 (1.56%) VB
16 43 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 40 (1.38%) Groovy
18 39 (1.35%) PowerShell
19 36 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 493 (17.06%) ISTQB
2 453 (15.67%) ISEB
3 373 (12.91%) Degree
4 233 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 93 (3.22%) Security Cleared
6 68 (2.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 42 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.35%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.21%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.14%) CISSP
13 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.14%) MCSE
13 4 (0.14%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.14%) RHCE
13 4 (0.14%) SCNA
13 4 (0.14%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1166 (40.35%) QA
2 146 (5.05%) SDET
3 13 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.24%) SLA
7 2 (0.069%) Section 508
8 1 (0.035%) Basel III
8 1 (0.035%) COBIT
8 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 82 (2.84%) Docker
2 30 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.48%) HDFS
4 10 (0.35%) Firmware
5 7 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.21%) KVM
6 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.17%) Sendmail
8 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.10%) vSphere
10 2 (0.069%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.035%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.035%) Snort
Systems Management
1 151 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 74 (2.56%) Puppet
3 48 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.28%) Ansible
5 9 (0.31%) Kibana
6 6 (0.21%) Ambari
6 6 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.21%) Rancher
7 5 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.17%) Oozie
8 3 (0.10%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.069%) Graylog
9 2 (0.069%) logstash
9 2 (0.069%) Nagios
9 2 (0.069%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.035%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.035%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.035%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 320 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 202 (6.99%) Oracle
3 188 (6.51%) HP
4 47 (1.63%) Google
4 47 (1.63%) SAP
5 46 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 36 (1.25%) Sun
7 33 (1.14%) Sophos
8 30 (1.04%) VMware
9 27 (0.93%) Siebel
10 26 (0.90%) Adobe
10 26 (0.90%) IBM
11 23 (0.80%) LexisNexis
12 20 (0.69%) TOWER Software
13 18 (0.62%) Nokia
13 18 (0.62%) Telerik
14 16 (0.55%) Xamarin
15 15 (0.52%) Cadence
16 12 (0.42%) Apple
17 11 (0.38%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5% pension, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable, pension, Felxable-income
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday