The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Consultant
Rank 905 865 891
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Automation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
London -7 1 £55,000 -

Test Automation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) New Media
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (40.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
5 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Automation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) New Media
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel