The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Automation Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 881 960 974
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 42 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 18
Median salary £75,000 £56,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% +17.89%
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+105.88% -10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Automation Consultant in the job title.

Test Automation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Test Automation Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +66 40 £75,000 +33.92% 6
London +41 18 £65,000 +9.70% 4
East Midlands - 8 £75,000 -
Corby - 8 £75,000 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £75,000 -
City of London +63 6 £65,000 +16.07% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £100,000 -
Leeds - 5 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £100,000 -
South East +43 3 - -
North West - 3 £100,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £100,000 - 1
Reading +15 2 - -
Berkshire +12 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £100,000 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £100,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Test Automation Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Automation Consultant in the job title.

1 77 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 76 (90.48%) Selenium
3 72 (85.71%) Java
4 60 (71.43%) SoapUI
4 60 (71.43%) Ranorex
5 58 (69.05%) Python
5 58 (69.05%) Games
6 54 (64.29%) JUnit
7 53 (63.10%) Open Source
8 52 (61.90%) Scala
8 52 (61.90%) .NET
8 52 (61.90%) Software Engineering
9 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (54.76%) Software Testing
11 38 (45.24%) .NET Framework
12 30 (35.71%) Cucumber
13 27 (32.14%) C#
14 18 (21.43%) Ruby
15 16 (19.05%) Finance
16 15 (17.86%) BDD
17 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 14 (16.67%) Appium
17 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (16.67%) HP UFT
18 13 (15.48%) Automated Testing
19 12 (14.29%) QA
19 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
21 9 (10.71%) HP
21 9 (10.71%) eggPlant

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (1.19%) Confluence
1 1 (1.19%) JBoss
1 1 (1.19%) Mule
1 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
1 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 76 (90.48%) Selenium
2 60 (71.43%) Ranorex
2 60 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 54 (64.29%) JUnit
4 30 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 14 (16.67%) Appium
5 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 14 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 9 (10.71%) eggPlant
6 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 8 (9.52%) SpecFlow
7 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
8 7 (8.33%) JBehave
9 6 (7.14%) RSpec
9 6 (7.14%) Subversion
9 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 6 (7.14%) TestComplete
10 3 (3.57%) JIRA
11 2 (2.38%) Protractor
11 2 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 58 (69.05%) Games
2 16 (19.05%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.90%) .NET
2 38 (45.24%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.33%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) Web Services
4 6 (7.14%) Ajax
4 6 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.19%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.19%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.19%) jQuery
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) Spring
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.95%) NHS
2 2 (2.38%) BBC
2 2 (2.38%) New Media
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Android
1 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 53 (63.10%) Open Source
3 52 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (54.76%) Software Testing
6 15 (17.86%) BDD
7 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (15.48%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.52%) Line Management
11 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.33%) API Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Automation Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Logistics
13 6 (7.14%) OOP
13 6 (7.14%) TDD
14 5 (5.95%) Project Management
14 5 (5.95%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 72 (85.71%) Java
2 58 (69.05%) Python
3 52 (61.90%) Scala
4 27 (32.14%) C#
5 18 (21.43%) Ruby
6 8 (9.52%) SQL
7 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) HP
2 2 (2.38%) Borland
2 2 (2.38%) BT
2 2 (2.38%) IBM
2 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Mail Newspapers
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago