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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 188 232 257
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1574 1429 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.38% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.60% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1203 1146
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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
79879 89451 96686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.94% 86.68% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67621 73991 78949
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 £32,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +27 687 £60,000 +14.28% 78
South East +62 318 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Yorkshire +65 141 £40,000 +14.28% 13
West Midlands +68 136 £40,000 - 10
East of England +21 91 £42,500 -5.55% 11
South West -31 83 £45,000 +5.88% 14
North West +17 65 £35,780 -4.58% 10
East Midlands +4 37 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North East -1 4 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2117 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1428 (46.35%) Selenium
3 1282 (41.61%) QA
4 1220 (39.60%) Java
5 890 (28.89%) C#
6 857 (27.82%) SQL
7 825 (26.78%) BDD
8 788 (25.58%) Finance
9 734 (23.82%) TDD
10 724 (23.50%) Cucumber
11 702 (22.78%) Scrum
12 587 (19.05%) Software Testing
13 586 (19.02%) WebDriver
14 583 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
15 574 (18.63%) .NET
16 521 (16.91%) JavaScript
17 503 (16.33%) Python
18 486 (15.77%) Ruby
19 485 (15.74%) Degree
20 484 (15.71%) Test Scripting
21 480 (15.58%) Automated Testing
22 464 (15.06%) Linux
23 457 (14.83%) Jenkins
24 452 (14.67%) ISEB
24 452 (14.67%) Software Engineering
25 449 (14.57%) ISTQB
26 432 (14.02%) Automation Testing
27 428 (13.89%) Test Strategy
28 427 (13.86%) JIRA
29 406 (13.18%) Windows

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 53 (1.72%) CMS
2 52 (1.69%) Confluence
3 43 (1.40%) Apache
4 25 (0.81%) IIS
5 23 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 22 (0.71%) nginx
7 20 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 20 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 18 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.29%) JBoss
12 9 (0.29%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.26%) Jetty
13 8 (0.26%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.26%) Mule
14 7 (0.23%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.19%) Documentum
16 5 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 140 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.53%) MS Office
3 17 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.52%) Gliffy
4 16 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (0.39%) Mingle
6 11 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.39%) Eloqua
3 10 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.23%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.13%) Magento
6 4 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.097%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.032%) Maximo
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.032%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.032%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.032%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 199 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (2.99%) GitHub
3 75 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (1.82%) SaaS
5 47 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.78%) PaaS
7 24 (0.78%) Route 53
8 14 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
8 14 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (0.42%) IaaS
10 8 (0.26%) TestFlight
11 3 (0.097%) Heroku
12 2 (0.065%) Engine Yard
12 2 (0.065%) Force.com
12 2 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.065%) Pure360
13 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.31%) HTTP
2 45 (1.46%) Internet
3 33 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.75%) Firewall
5 18 (0.58%) VoIP
6 17 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.52%) DNS
8 10 (0.32%) IPv4
9 6 (0.19%) SSL
10 5 (0.16%) SAN
10 5 (0.16%) SSH
11 4 (0.13%) SMTP
12 2 (0.065%) ATM
12 2 (0.065%) Skype
12 2 (0.065%) VLAN
12 2 (0.065%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.065%) ZigBee
13 1 (0.032%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.032%) FlexRay
13 1 (0.032%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 162 (5.26%) MySQL
3 152 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 75 (2.43%) Big Data
5 65 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 51 (1.66%) Hadoop
7 45 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 42 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 36 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 29 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 22 (0.71%) Redis
12 19 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
13 15 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
18 8 (0.26%) Riak
19 7 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1428 (46.35%) Selenium
2 724 (23.50%) Cucumber
3 586 (19.02%) WebDriver
4 457 (14.83%) Jenkins
5 427 (13.86%) JIRA
6 384 (12.46%) Git (software)
7 338 (10.97%) SoapUI
8 275 (8.93%) HP UFT
9 270 (8.76%) JUnit
10 266 (8.63%) SpecFlow
11 212 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 205 (6.65%) JMeter
13 175 (5.68%) Visual Studio
14 142 (4.61%) Subversion
15 136 (4.41%) TestNG
16 135 (4.38%) Maven
17 125 (4.06%) Appium
18 115 (3.73%) NUnit
18 115 (3.73%) TeamCity
19 112 (3.64%) Ranorex
General
1 788 (25.58%) Finance
2 204 (6.62%) Games
3 183 (5.94%) Retail
4 178 (5.78%) Banking
5 118 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 91 (2.95%) Marketing
7 62 (2.01%) Legal
8 60 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.72%) Advertising
10 48 (1.56%) Electronics
11 42 (1.36%) Back Office
12 37 (1.20%) Publishing
13 32 (1.04%) Automotive
14 27 (0.88%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.78%) Front Office
16 13 (0.42%) Law
17 11 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 694 (22.53%) Developer
2 667 (21.65%) Test Engineer
3 584 (18.95%) Analyst
4 547 (17.75%) Tester
5 516 (16.75%) Test Analyst
6 347 (11.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 315 (10.22%) Automation Tester
8 293 (9.51%) QA Engineer
9 238 (7.72%) Developer in Test
10 190 (6.17%) QA Test Engineer
11 187 (6.07%) Automation Test Analyst
11 187 (6.07%) Test Leader
12 182 (5.91%) QA Tester
13 169 (5.49%) Test Manager
14 166 (5.39%) Senior Developer
15 141 (4.58%) Automation Test Lead
16 140 (4.54%) Java Developer
17 134 (4.35%) Java Engineer
17 134 (4.35%) QA Analyst
18 126 (4.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (18.63%) .NET
2 395 (12.82%) HTML
3 338 (10.97%) XML
4 316 (10.26%) Web Services
5 290 (9.41%) CSS
6 289 (9.38%) SOAP
7 202 (6.56%) REST
8 168 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 148 (4.80%) JSON
10 147 (4.77%) HTML5
11 136 (4.41%) RESTful
12 135 (4.38%) Gherkin
13 130 (4.22%) Ajax
14 119 (3.86%) ASP.NET
15 116 (3.77%) Node.js
16 109 (3.54%) .NET Framework
17 107 (3.47%) jQuery
18 98 (3.18%) Spring
19 86 (2.79%) CSS3
20 49 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 246 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 151 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 102 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 78 (2.53%) User Experience
6 63 (2.04%) Fintech
7 62 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (1.79%) N-Tier
9 49 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 36 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 34 (1.10%) Social Media
12 32 (1.04%) Data Integration
12 32 (1.04%) iPad
13 30 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 28 (0.91%) Online Games
15 26 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
16 25 (0.81%) Digital Media
17 23 (0.75%) Data Centre
17 23 (0.75%) NHS
18 20 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 464 (15.06%) Linux
2 406 (13.18%) Windows
3 322 (10.45%) Unix
4 152 (4.93%) Android
5 149 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.66%) Solaris
7 48 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.36%) Windows CE
12 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.16%) AIX
15 4 (0.13%) CentOS
15 4 (0.13%) VMS
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2117 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (26.78%) BDD
3 734 (23.82%) TDD
4 702 (22.78%) Scrum
5 587 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 583 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 484 (15.71%) Test Scripting
8 480 (15.58%) Automated Testing
9 452 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 432 (14.02%) Automation Testing
11 428 (13.89%) Test Strategy
12 383 (12.43%) Functional Testing
13 379 (12.30%) SDLC
14 348 (11.30%) Manual Testing
15 331 (10.74%) Non-Functional Testing
16 319 (10.35%) Performance Testing
17 302 (9.80%) Open Source
18 288 (9.35%) Mentoring
19 279 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
20 271 (8.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1220 (39.60%) Java
2 890 (28.89%) C#
3 857 (27.82%) SQL
4 521 (16.91%) JavaScript
5 503 (16.33%) Python
6 486 (15.77%) Ruby
7 165 (5.36%) C++
8 159 (5.16%) Perl
9 152 (4.93%) PHP
10 110 (3.57%) Scala
11 74 (2.40%) C
12 72 (2.34%) VB
13 61 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 54 (1.75%) Groovy
15 52 (1.69%) VB.NET
16 48 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 47 (1.53%) Shell Script
18 40 (1.30%) VBScript
19 30 (0.97%) Clojure
20 25 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 485 (15.74%) Degree
2 452 (14.67%) ISEB
3 449 (14.57%) ISTQB
4 221 (7.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 85 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 45 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 40 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 25 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.36%) HNC
9 11 (0.36%) HND
9 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.13%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.13%) PMP
14 3 (0.097%) CSQA
15 2 (0.065%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.065%) PhD
16 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1282 (41.61%) QA
2 102 (3.31%) SDET
3 22 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.23%) Section 508
7 3 (0.097%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.097%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.065%) SLA
9 1 (0.032%) EMIR
9 1 (0.032%) ISO13485
System Software
1 61 (1.98%) Docker
2 23 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 15 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.42%) VirtualBox
5 10 (0.32%) KVM
6 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.26%) HDFS
7 5 (0.16%) iptables
8 3 (0.097%) Xen
9 2 (0.065%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.032%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.032%) vSphere
10 1 (0.032%) XenApp
10 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 103 (3.34%) Puppet
2 98 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
3 76 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (2.21%) Ansible
5 17 (0.55%) Nagios
6 16 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 14 (0.45%) Salt
7 14 (0.45%) Terraform
8 10 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
8 10 (0.32%) Kibana
9 8 (0.26%) Ambari
9 8 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.19%) CA Wily
10 6 (0.19%) Control-M
10 6 (0.19%) MOM
11 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.097%) Linux-HA
13 2 (0.065%) logstash
Vendors
1 364 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 257 (8.34%) Oracle
3 179 (5.81%) HP
4 76 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 72 (2.34%) SAP
6 60 (1.95%) ServiceNow
7 39 (1.27%) IBM
8 29 (0.94%) Sophos
9 27 (0.88%) VMware
10 25 (0.81%) Google
11 24 (0.78%) SaltStack
12 18 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.52%) Xamarin
14 15 (0.49%) Apple
14 15 (0.49%) Cognizant
14 15 (0.49%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.45%) CA
16 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.39%) Hitachi
17 12 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Testing Circle Ltd
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