The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK
Rank 163 204 235
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +31
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1663 1690 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.65% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.87% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1421 1185
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74523 90211 92595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.77% 88.26% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61273 74883 75830
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 £32,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automated Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the UK.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +45 1565 £47,500 +5.55% 239
London -13 461 £57,500 +4.54% 78
South East +48 294 £39,500 -1.25% 34
South West +80 202 £42,000 -1.17% 24
Yorkshire +47 176 £47,500 +5.55% 37
North West +21 144 £55,000 +46.66% 27
East of England +5 125 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Manchester +24 124 £55,000 +42.85% 18
West Midlands +28 108 £42,500 +6.25% 9
West Yorkshire +12 102 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Leeds +6 91 £55,000 +10.00% 28
City of London +6 78 £57,500 - 12
Somerset +36 74 £38,000 +16.92% 7
Hampshire +30 74 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Berkshire +41 56 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Surrey +48 54 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 52 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Bristol +29 51 £43,750 -2.77% 10
South Yorkshire +58 48 £47,500 +5.55%
Sheffield - 48 £47,500 -
East Midlands +11 46 £42,500 +7.07% 8
Buckinghamshire +52 45 £37,500 - 4
Milton Keynes +48 45 £37,500 -0.26% 4
Cambridge +2 42 £47,500 +2.70% 7
Hertfordshire +6 38 £37,500 -21.87% 2
Gloucestershire +2 37 £42,500 -12.82% 2
Birmingham +18 35 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire +54 33 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Scotland -17 33 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire +11 30 £33,750 -15.62% 3

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2174 (65.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1119 (33.93%) Java
3 1101 (33.38%) Selenium
4 1081 (32.78%) SQL
5 980 (29.71%) QA
6 926 (28.08%) C#
7 913 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
8 816 (24.74%) TDD
9 813 (24.65%) Scrum
10 724 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 679 (20.59%) .NET
12 643 (19.50%) Finance
13 630 (19.10%) HTML
14 628 (19.04%) Git (software)
15 626 (18.98%) Test Automation
16 621 (18.83%) Manual Testing
17 587 (17.80%) Test Scripting
18 569 (17.25%) OO
19 564 (17.10%) Degree
20 560 (16.98%) Software Engineering
21 523 (15.86%) BDD
22 459 (13.92%) SDLC
23 445 (13.49%) Microsoft
24 441 (13.37%) SQL Server
25 435 (13.19%) CSS
26 409 (12.40%) Web Services
27 404 (12.25%) ISEB
28 398 (12.07%) Python
29 384 (11.64%) Linux
30 376 (11.40%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 88 (2.67%) IIS
2 83 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 60 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 58 (1.76%) CMS
4 58 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
5 53 (1.61%) Confluence
6 49 (1.49%) JBoss
7 39 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 38 (1.15%) Apache
9 35 (1.06%) Jetty
10 34 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
11 31 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 28 (0.85%) NServiceBus
14 26 (0.79%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.58%) CoreMedia CMS
16 14 (0.42%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.39%) EPiServer
18 12 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 215 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.21%) MS Office
3 33 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.42%) MS Project
5 13 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.24%) SPSS
7 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.091%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.030%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 24 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.30%) Sonata
4 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.18%) Magento
6 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.091%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.061%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.061%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.030%) BASE24
9 1 (0.030%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.030%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 220 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 201 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (3.49%) SaaS
4 82 (2.49%) GitHub
5 40 (1.21%) Office 365
6 36 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (0.52%) PaaS
9 16 (0.49%) IaaS
10 12 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.36%) TestFlight
11 9 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
12 8 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.21%) Force.com
13 7 (0.21%) Lucidchart
14 6 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.091%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.09%) HTTP
2 86 (2.61%) Internet
3 32 (0.97%) Wireless
4 16 (0.49%) SSL
5 12 (0.36%) DNS
6 11 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.30%) ATM
7 10 (0.30%) IPv4
8 8 (0.24%) FTP
8 8 (0.24%) Skype
9 7 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.21%) Intranet
9 7 (0.21%) Network Security
9 7 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.18%) Firewall
10 6 (0.18%) IPv6
10 6 (0.18%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.18%) LDAP
11 5 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 340 (10.31%) NoSQL
3 201 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 158 (4.79%) MySQL
5 118 (3.58%) MongoDB
6 102 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 91 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 86 (2.61%) Redis
9 74 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 55 (1.67%) Big Data
10 55 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 51 (1.55%) CouchDB
12 50 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 39 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (1.12%) Couchbase
15 27 (0.82%) Oracle Database
16 25 (0.76%) RavenDB
17 24 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.73%) Event Store
18 23 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1101 (33.38%) Selenium
2 628 (19.04%) Git (software)
3 371 (11.25%) Cucumber
4 348 (10.55%) Jenkins
5 338 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 333 (10.10%) JIRA
7 314 (9.52%) WebDriver
8 313 (9.49%) Subversion
9 213 (6.46%) SoapUI
10 147 (4.46%) TeamCity
11 141 (4.28%) Mercurial
12 137 (4.15%) Visual Studio
13 121 (3.67%) JUnit
13 121 (3.67%) SpecFlow
14 118 (3.58%) JMeter
15 115 (3.49%) NUnit
16 114 (3.46%) HP UFT
17 93 (2.82%) Maven
18 75 (2.27%) Jasmine
19 73 (2.21%) Appium
General
1 643 (19.50%) Finance
2 212 (6.43%) Banking
3 149 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 139 (4.21%) Retail
5 93 (2.82%) Marketing
6 77 (2.33%) Games
7 53 (1.61%) Advertising
7 53 (1.61%) Electronics
7 53 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 38 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.12%) Front Office
10 37 (1.12%) Legal
11 27 (0.82%) Publishing
12 25 (0.76%) Automotive
12 25 (0.76%) Online Betting
13 24 (0.73%) Back Office
14 19 (0.58%) Billing
15 12 (0.36%) Polish Language
16 11 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1015 (30.78%) Developer
2 543 (16.46%) Analyst
3 477 (14.46%) Tester
4 457 (13.86%) Test Analyst
5 359 (10.89%) Test Engineer
6 321 (9.73%) QA Engineer
7 307 (9.31%) Java Developer
8 302 (9.16%) Senior Developer
9 258 (7.82%) Automation Tester
10 241 (7.31%) Software Engineer
11 231 (7.00%) C# Developer
12 227 (6.88%) .NET Developer
13 190 (5.76%) Test Automation Engineer
14 161 (4.88%) Java Engineer
15 157 (4.76%) QA Tester
16 151 (4.58%) Software Tester
17 142 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
18 140 (4.24%) Automation Test Analyst
19 131 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
20 129 (3.91%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (20.59%) .NET
2 630 (19.10%) HTML
3 435 (13.19%) CSS
4 409 (12.40%) Web Services
5 306 (9.28%) AngularJS
6 299 (9.07%) HTML5
7 298 (9.04%) ASP.NET
8 266 (8.07%) XML
9 222 (6.73%) REST
10 215 (6.52%) jQuery
11 213 (6.46%) .NET Framework
11 213 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 209 (6.34%) RESTful
13 204 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 191 (5.79%) Spring
15 188 (5.70%) WCF
16 162 (4.91%) Node.js
16 162 (4.91%) SOAP
17 154 (4.67%) Gherkin
18 150 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 298 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 279 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 241 (7.31%) Mobile App
4 198 (6.00%) User Experience
5 174 (5.28%) Algorithms
6 157 (4.76%) Data Structures
7 109 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 65 (1.97%) Fintech
8 65 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 54 (1.64%) Blog
10 40 (1.21%) iPad
11 39 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 28 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (0.82%) Online Games
13 27 (0.82%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
15 19 (0.58%) Replication
16 18 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (0.49%) Internet of Things
18 15 (0.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 384 (11.64%) Linux
2 347 (10.52%) Windows
3 167 (5.06%) Unix
4 137 (4.15%) Android
4 137 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 79 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 43 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 30 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (0.67%) CentOS
10 19 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.39%) Solaris
12 11 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2174 (65.92%) Agile Software Development
2 913 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
3 816 (24.74%) TDD
4 813 (24.65%) Scrum
5 626 (18.98%) Test Automation
6 621 (18.83%) Manual Testing
7 587 (17.80%) Test Scripting
8 569 (17.25%) OO
9 560 (16.98%) Software Engineering
10 523 (15.86%) BDD
11 459 (13.92%) SDLC
12 372 (11.28%) Software Testing
13 360 (10.92%) Unit Testing
14 349 (10.58%) Regression Testing
15 318 (9.64%) MVC
16 315 (9.55%) Automation Testing
17 309 (9.37%) DevOps
18 281 (8.52%) Kanban
18 281 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
19 267 (8.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1119 (33.93%) Java
2 1081 (32.78%) SQL
3 926 (28.08%) C#
4 724 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 398 (12.07%) Python
6 232 (7.03%) PHP
7 201 (6.09%) Ruby
8 179 (5.43%) C++
9 129 (3.91%) C
10 126 (3.82%) T-SQL
11 120 (3.64%) Scala
12 82 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 72 (2.18%) Groovy
14 58 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 56 (1.70%) Perl
16 52 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 40 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 40 (1.21%) TypeScript
18 39 (1.18%) VBScript
19 34 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 564 (17.10%) Degree
2 404 (12.25%) ISEB
3 376 (11.40%) ISTQB
4 134 (4.06%) Security Cleared
5 130 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 85 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 15 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.18%) HND
13 5 (0.15%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.12%) OCMJD
15 3 (0.091%) GIAC
15 3 (0.091%) PhD
16 2 (0.061%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 980 (29.71%) QA
2 27 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.61%) SDET
4 11 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.091%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.091%) MiFID
5 3 (0.091%) WCAG
6 2 (0.061%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.061%) UCITS
7 1 (0.030%) GCP
7 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.030%) SLA
System Software
1 139 (4.21%) Docker
2 36 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.64%) VirtualBox
5 11 (0.33%) Firmware
6 7 (0.21%) Varnish
7 6 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.15%) HDFS
8 5 (0.15%) KVM
9 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.091%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.091%) XenServer
11 2 (0.061%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.030%) etcd
12 1 (0.030%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.030%) vSphere
12 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 136 (4.12%) Puppet
2 74 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (1.30%) Ansible
5 24 (0.73%) Nagios
6 22 (0.67%) Consul
7 21 (0.64%) Terraform
8 20 (0.61%) Kubernetes
9 16 (0.49%) Mesos
9 16 (0.49%) StatsD
10 15 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (0.36%) Kibana
12 7 (0.21%) Packer
13 6 (0.18%) Salt
14 5 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.12%) Ambari
15 4 (0.12%) Grafana
15 4 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
16 3 (0.091%) Capistrano
17 2 (0.061%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 445 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 256 (7.76%) Oracle
3 64 (1.94%) HP
4 59 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (1.73%) Xamarin
6 54 (1.64%) Google
7 40 (1.21%) VMware
8 39 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 32 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 31 (0.94%) SAP
11 21 (0.64%) Zend
12 18 (0.55%) Informatica
13 17 (0.52%) New Relic
14 12 (0.36%) Borland
14 12 (0.36%) Rackspace
15 11 (0.33%) Cisco
15 11 (0.33%) hybris
15 11 (0.33%) IBM
15 11 (0.33%) Perforce
16 10 (0.30%) Adobe
London
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
The Workshop
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
The Workshop
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Work from Home
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, dental etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, 24 days holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
Posted: 19 hours ago