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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 849 959 974
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 50 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 10
Median salary £72,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £70,525
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 - £47,500

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 18 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 28 August 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 +97 49 £72,500 +45.00% 2
London +62 28 £72,500 +45.00%
Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £100,000 -
Bradford - 5 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
South East - 3 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £75,000 -
Corby - 3 £75,000 -
Solihull - 2 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £100,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (83.54%) Test Automation
2 64 (81.01%) Selenium
3 62 (78.48%) Java
4 48 (60.76%) SoapUI
5 46 (58.23%) Python
5 46 (58.23%) Software Testing
6 45 (56.96%) Cucumber
6 45 (56.96%) Ranorex
7 42 (53.16%) Software Engineering
7 42 (53.16%) C#
8 41 (51.90%) Scala
9 39 (49.37%) Games
10 38 (48.10%) Open Source
11 37 (46.84%) JUnit
12 35 (44.30%) .NET
12 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (41.77%) Ruby
14 31 (39.24%) Automated Testing
15 29 (36.71%) Finance
15 29 (36.71%) Appium
16 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (27.85%) BDD
17 15 (18.99%) TDD
18 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
19 13 (16.46%) QA
19 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
20 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
21 11 (13.92%) eggPlant
21 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
22 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Google Apps
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
1 4 (5.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (81.01%) Selenium
2 48 (60.76%) SoapUI
3 45 (56.96%) Cucumber
3 45 (56.96%) Ranorex
4 37 (46.84%) JUnit
5 29 (36.71%) Appium
6 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
7 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
8 11 (13.92%) eggPlant
9 10 (12.66%) SpecFlow
9 10 (12.66%) WebDriver
10 8 (10.13%) HP UFT
10 8 (10.13%) JBehave
10 8 (10.13%) TeamCity
11 7 (8.86%) TestComplete
12 6 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (6.33%) TestDirector
14 4 (5.06%) JIRA
14 4 (5.06%) Subversion
14 4 (5.06%) WATIR
General
1 39 (49.37%) Games
2 29 (36.71%) Finance
3 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 9 (11.39%) Retail
4 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.59%) Web Services
4 4 (5.06%) Ajax
4 4 (5.06%) Buildbot
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) Android SDK
5 2 (2.53%) iOS SDK
5 2 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) BBC
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) New Media
4 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Android
1 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (83.54%) Test Automation
2 46 (58.23%) Software Testing
3 42 (53.16%) Software Engineering
4 38 (48.10%) Open Source
5 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (39.24%) Automated Testing
7 22 (27.85%) BDD
7 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (18.99%) TDD
9 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
11 8 (10.13%) Automation Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Line Management
11 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.86%) DevOps
12 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
13 6 (7.59%) Kanban
13 6 (7.59%) Scrum
14 5 (6.33%) People Management
14 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 62 (78.48%) Java
2 46 (58.23%) Python
3 42 (53.16%) C#
4 41 (51.90%) Scala
5 33 (41.77%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) SQL
7 5 (6.33%) C++
7 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.06%) C
8 4 (5.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) HP
2 4 (5.06%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) BT
4 2 (2.53%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
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