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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 185 246 251
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1670 1329 1395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.32% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.53% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1133 1148
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
82018 86883 94394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69177 71402 77409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 28 May 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 May 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 +39 731 £60,000 +14.28% 82
South East +50 326 £45,000 - 27
West Midlands +78 138 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +50 135 £40,000 +14.28% 12
East of England +39 109 £42,500 -5.55% 16
South West +14 107 £47,500 +11.76% 21
North West +49 86 £41,250 +21.32% 10
East Midlands 0 26 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North East -9 4 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2116 (68.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1437 (46.35%) Selenium
3 1298 (41.87%) QA
4 1253 (40.42%) Java
5 922 (29.74%) C#
6 873 (28.16%) SQL
7 861 (27.77%) BDD
8 775 (25.00%) Finance
9 740 (23.87%) TDD
10 729 (23.52%) Cucumber
11 703 (22.68%) Scrum
12 615 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
13 601 (19.39%) WebDriver
14 563 (18.16%) .NET
15 557 (17.97%) Software Testing
16 513 (16.55%) Test Scripting
17 504 (16.26%) JavaScript
18 494 (15.94%) Degree
19 483 (15.58%) Ruby
20 482 (15.55%) Automated Testing
21 469 (15.13%) Python
22 467 (15.06%) ISTQB
23 461 (14.87%) Linux
23 461 (14.87%) ISEB
24 459 (14.81%) Jenkins
25 450 (14.52%) Automation Testing
26 442 (14.26%) Software Engineering
27 423 (13.65%) JIRA
28 420 (13.55%) Windows
29 418 (13.48%) Test Strategy

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
1 113 (3.65%) Node.js
2 51 (1.65%) Confluence
3 48 (1.55%) CMS
4 43 (1.39%) Apache
5 26 (0.84%) IIS
6 25 (0.81%) nginx
6 25 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 20 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 19 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.39%) JBoss
12 11 (0.35%) Mule ESB
12 11 (0.35%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.32%) Mule
13 10 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.29%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.26%) Jetty
16 6 (0.19%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 128 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.35%) MS Office
3 17 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.52%) Gliffy
4 16 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.35%) Mingle
7 8 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.39%) Eloqua
3 10 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.13%) Magento
6 4 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.097%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.032%) Maximo
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.032%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.032%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.032%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 189 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (2.94%) GitHub
3 74 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (1.71%) SaaS
5 44 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (0.77%) PaaS
7 21 (0.68%) Route 53
8 20 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (0.42%) IaaS
11 3 (0.097%) Force.com
11 3 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.065%) Engine Yard
12 2 (0.065%) Heroku
12 2 (0.065%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.84%) HTTP
2 43 (1.39%) Internet
3 25 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.55%) Firewall
5 16 (0.52%) VoIP
6 15 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.35%) DNS
8 10 (0.32%) IPv4
9 5 (0.16%) SAN
10 4 (0.13%) SSH
11 3 (0.097%) SSL
12 2 (0.065%) ATM
12 2 (0.065%) Skype
12 2 (0.065%) SMTP
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%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 162 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 161 (5.19%) MySQL
4 80 (2.58%) Oracle Database
5 71 (2.29%) Big Data
6 51 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 43 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 42 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 40 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 27 (0.87%) Redis
12 17 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
14 14 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.32%) DB2
16 10 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1437 (46.35%) Selenium
2 729 (23.52%) Cucumber
3 601 (19.39%) WebDriver
4 459 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 423 (13.65%) JIRA
6 381 (12.29%) Git (software)
7 337 (10.87%) SoapUI
8 295 (9.52%) HP UFT
9 262 (8.45%) SpecFlow
10 257 (8.29%) JUnit
11 211 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 189 (6.10%) JMeter
13 186 (6.00%) Visual Studio
14 141 (4.55%) Subversion
15 139 (4.48%) Maven
16 118 (3.81%) Appium
17 116 (3.74%) TestNG
18 115 (3.71%) RSpec
19 113 (3.65%) TeamCity
20 112 (3.61%) Ranorex
General
1 775 (25.00%) Finance
2 189 (6.10%) Retail
3 185 (5.97%) Games
4 169 (5.45%) Banking
5 123 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 99 (3.19%) Marketing
7 62 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.90%) Advertising
9 54 (1.74%) Legal
10 52 (1.68%) Electronics
11 32 (1.03%) Publishing
12 31 (1.00%) Back Office
13 29 (0.94%) Investment Banking
14 28 (0.90%) Automotive
15 21 (0.68%) Front Office
16 14 (0.45%) Law
17 12 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
18 9 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 688 (22.19%) Developer
1 688 (22.19%) Test Engineer
2 609 (19.65%) Analyst
3 551 (17.77%) Test Analyst
3 551 (17.77%) Tester
4 360 (11.61%) Test Automation Engineer
5 317 (10.23%) Automation Tester
6 315 (10.16%) QA Engineer
7 229 (7.39%) Developer in Test
8 207 (6.68%) QA Test Engineer
9 205 (6.61%) Automation Test Analyst
10 185 (5.97%) Test Manager
11 183 (5.90%) QA Tester
11 183 (5.90%) Test Leader
12 151 (4.87%) Java Developer
13 150 (4.84%) Senior Developer
14 136 (4.39%) Java Engineer
15 134 (4.32%) QA Analyst
16 132 (4.26%) Automation Test Lead
17 126 (4.06%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (18.16%) .NET
2 388 (12.52%) HTML
3 329 (10.61%) Web Services
4 319 (10.29%) XML
5 289 (9.32%) CSS
6 272 (8.77%) SOAP
7 180 (5.81%) REST
8 172 (5.55%) AngularJS
9 158 (5.10%) HTML5
10 150 (4.84%) Gherkin
11 137 (4.42%) JSON
12 136 (4.39%) RESTful
13 123 (3.97%) jQuery
14 120 (3.87%) Ajax
15 116 (3.74%) ASP.NET
16 111 (3.58%) .NET Framework
17 100 (3.23%) Spring
18 94 (3.03%) CSS3
19 49 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 49 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 254 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 150 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 107 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 77 (2.48%) Fintech
6 69 (2.23%) User Experience
7 60 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 57 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.16%) iPad
11 35 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 35 (1.13%) Social Media
12 33 (1.06%) Blog
13 30 (0.97%) Digital Media
14 29 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (0.81%) Online Games
16 24 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 22 (0.71%) NHS
18 21 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 21 (0.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 461 (14.87%) Linux
2 420 (13.55%) Windows
3 324 (10.45%) Unix
4 156 (5.03%) Android
5 155 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 43 (1.39%) Solaris
8 36 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 23 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (0.45%) Windows CE
10 14 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.19%) AIX
14 5 (0.16%) CentOS
14 5 (0.16%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.13%) VMS
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2116 (68.26%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (27.77%) BDD
3 740 (23.87%) TDD
4 703 (22.68%) Scrum
5 615 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
6 557 (17.97%) Software Testing
7 513 (16.55%) Test Scripting
8 482 (15.55%) Automated Testing
9 450 (14.52%) Automation Testing
10 442 (14.26%) Software Engineering
11 418 (13.48%) Test Strategy
12 392 (12.65%) Functional Testing
13 389 (12.55%) SDLC
14 373 (12.03%) Manual Testing
15 326 (10.52%) Non-Functional Testing
16 317 (10.23%) Performance Testing
17 300 (9.68%) Test Management
18 290 (9.35%) Mentoring
19 279 (9.00%) Open Source
20 267 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1253 (40.42%) Java
2 922 (29.74%) C#
3 873 (28.16%) SQL
4 504 (16.26%) JavaScript
5 483 (15.58%) Ruby
6 469 (15.13%) Python
7 169 (5.45%) PHP
8 157 (5.06%) C++
9 140 (4.52%) Perl
10 93 (3.00%) Scala
11 77 (2.48%) C
12 66 (2.13%) Groovy
12 66 (2.13%) VB
13 55 (1.77%) PL/SQL
14 53 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 45 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 45 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 37 (1.19%) VBScript
17 30 (0.97%) Clojure
18 27 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 494 (15.94%) Degree
2 467 (15.06%) ISTQB
3 461 (14.87%) ISEB
4 239 (7.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 83 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 46 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 35 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.45%) HNC
9 14 (0.45%) HND
10 8 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.13%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.097%) PMP
15 2 (0.065%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.065%) CSQA
15 2 (0.065%) HP AIS
16 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1298 (41.87%) QA
2 102 (3.29%) SDET
3 24 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.19%) Section 508
7 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.097%) SLA
10 1 (0.032%) EMIR
10 1 (0.032%) ISO13485
System Software
1 57 (1.84%) Docker
2 17 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.32%) KVM
4 10 (0.32%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.26%) HDFS
6 4 (0.13%) iptables
7 2 (0.065%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.065%) Xen
8 1 (0.032%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.032%) vSphere
8 1 (0.032%) XenApp
8 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 125 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (3.10%) Puppet
3 76 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (2.16%) Ansible
5 14 (0.45%) Salt
5 14 (0.45%) Terraform
6 13 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.32%) Kibana
7 10 (0.32%) Nagios
8 8 (0.26%) Ambari
8 8 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 8 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.19%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.19%) MOM
10 5 (0.16%) Control-M
10 5 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (0.16%) yum
11 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.097%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 365 (11.77%) Microsoft
2 263 (8.48%) Oracle
3 166 (5.35%) HP
4 81 (2.61%) SAP
5 70 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 48 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 42 (1.35%) IBM
8 34 (1.10%) Google
9 33 (1.06%) Sophos
10 21 (0.68%) SaltStack
10 21 (0.68%) VMware
11 15 (0.48%) Atlassian
11 15 (0.48%) Rally
11 15 (0.48%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.42%) Apple
12 13 (0.42%) Facebook
12 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.42%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.39%) WorldPay
14 11 (0.35%) Cognizant
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £31k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago