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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 859 950 969
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 19 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.017% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 7
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 11 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 2 December 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 +91 19 £50,000 +17.64% 2
London +69 13 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Sheffield - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +74 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Lancashire -6 1 £39,000 +20.00%
North West -13 1 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £30,000 -
Preston - 1 £39,000 -

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 50 (72.46%) Test Automation
2 48 (69.57%) Java
3 45 (65.22%) Selenium
4 37 (53.62%) Cucumber
5 35 (50.72%) Software Testing
6 33 (47.83%) C#
7 32 (46.38%) Finance
8 31 (44.93%) Software Engineering
8 31 (44.93%) Python
8 31 (44.93%) SoapUI
9 30 (43.48%) Scala
9 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (42.03%) Ruby
11 28 (40.58%) Automated Testing
12 27 (39.13%) Ranorex
12 27 (39.13%) Appium
13 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (33.33%) Open Source
14 21 (30.43%) BDD
14 21 (30.43%) Automation Testing
15 20 (28.99%) JUnit
16 19 (27.54%) .NET
17 18 (26.09%) Games
18 17 (24.64%) TDD
19 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
20 11 (15.94%) Scrum
20 11 (15.94%) C++
20 11 (15.94%) Kanban
20 11 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 10 (14.49%) QA

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) G Suite
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
1 9 (13.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (65.22%) Selenium
2 37 (53.62%) Cucumber
3 31 (44.93%) SoapUI
4 27 (39.13%) Appium
4 27 (39.13%) Ranorex
5 20 (28.99%) JUnit
6 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 11 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (13.04%) Buildbot
8 9 (13.04%) WATIR
9 7 (10.14%) JIRA
9 7 (10.14%) TestDirector
10 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
11 5 (7.25%) eggPlant
11 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
11 5 (7.25%) JBehave
11 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
11 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
12 4 (5.80%) HP UFT
12 4 (5.80%) TestComplete
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Games
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.90%) iOS SDK
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Android
1 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (72.46%) Test Automation
2 35 (50.72%) Software Testing
3 31 (44.93%) Software Engineering
4 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (40.58%) Automated Testing
6 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (33.33%) Open Source
7 21 (30.43%) Automation Testing
7 21 (30.43%) BDD
8 17 (24.64%) TDD
9 11 (15.94%) Kanban
9 11 (15.94%) Scrum
10 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.04%) DSDM
11 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
12 8 (11.59%) DevOps
13 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.14%) People Management
13 7 (10.14%) Software Delivery
13 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) C#
3 31 (44.93%) Python
4 30 (43.48%) Scala
5 29 (42.03%) Ruby
6 11 (15.94%) C++
7 10 (14.49%) C
8 9 (13.04%) PHP
9 4 (5.80%) SQL
10 3 (4.35%) VB
11 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) HP
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
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