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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 904 912 896
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 39 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.021% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.022% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 31
Average salary £42,500 £63,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.21%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 - £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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 15 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 14 February 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
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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 +23 39 £42,500 -33.33% 2
London +7 13 £42,500 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -20 8 - -
Birmingham - 8 - -
Leeds - 8 - -
West Yorkshire - 8 - -
Yorkshire - 8 - -
North West - 6 £37,500 -
Manchester - 5 £42,500 -
South East - 2 £42,500 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 -

Test Automation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 54 (93.10%) Selenium
2 52 (89.66%) Java
3 50 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (82.76%) Test Automation
5 38 (65.52%) JUnit
6 35 (60.34%) .NET
6 35 (60.34%) Open Source
7 32 (55.17%) SoapUI
8 28 (48.28%) Ranorex
8 28 (48.28%) Scala
8 28 (48.28%) .NET Framework
8 28 (48.28%) Software Engineering
8 28 (48.28%) Python
8 28 (48.28%) Games
9 22 (37.93%) Software Testing
10 19 (32.76%) Automation Testing
11 15 (25.86%) Cucumber
12 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
12 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (22.41%) C#
14 12 (20.69%) HP
14 12 (20.69%) JIRA
15 11 (18.97%) Confluence
15 11 (18.97%) HP UFT
16 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
16 10 (17.24%) Scrum
16 10 (17.24%) BDD
16 10 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
17 9 (15.52%) Finance

Test Automation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Mule
2 7 (12.07%) Mule ESB
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (93.10%) Selenium
2 38 (65.52%) JUnit
3 32 (55.17%) SoapUI
4 28 (48.28%) Ranorex
5 15 (25.86%) Cucumber
6 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
7 12 (20.69%) JIRA
8 11 (18.97%) HP UFT
9 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
9 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.07%) Hudson
11 7 (12.07%) Maven
11 7 (12.07%) Subversion
11 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (6.90%) Calabash
12 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
13 3 (5.17%) NuGet
13 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
13 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (48.28%) Games
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (60.34%) .NET
2 28 (48.28%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.07%) Backbone.js
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.07%) jQuery
3 7 (12.07%) Spring
3 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
5 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Digital Media
1 4 (6.90%) Wiki
2 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Android
1 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (82.76%) Test Automation
3 35 (60.34%) Open Source
4 28 (48.28%) Software Engineering
5 22 (37.93%) Software Testing
6 19 (32.76%) Automation Testing
7 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.24%) BDD
8 10 (17.24%) Scrum
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
10 7 (12.07%) MVC
10 7 (12.07%) Refactoring
10 7 (12.07%) Software Delivery
10 7 (12.07%) TDD
11 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.34%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) Python
2 28 (48.28%) Scala
3 13 (22.41%) C#
4 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.07%) VBScript
7 5 (8.62%) Ruby
8 3 (5.17%) XPath
9 2 (3.45%) C
9 2 (3.45%) VB
9 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.72%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) HP
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Borland
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.72%) ATG
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
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