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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Consultant
UK
Rank 827 930 922
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 26 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.018% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 5
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.41% -19.44%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +96 23 £50,000 +17.64% 1
London +74 19 £50,000 +17.64% 1
North West -10 2 £39,000 +20.00%
South East +60 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Lancashire -13 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Manchester -18 1 £39,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Preston - 1 £39,000 -
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 38 (63.33%) Selenium
1 38 (63.33%) Test Automation
2 37 (61.67%) Java
3 32 (53.33%) Finance
4 31 (51.67%) Automation Testing
5 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (41.67%) C#
7 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (38.33%) Software Testing
7 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
8 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
8 17 (28.33%) Ruby
8 17 (28.33%) Appium
9 16 (26.67%) Python
9 16 (26.67%) Scala
10 15 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 15 (25.00%) BDD
11 14 (23.33%) Ranorex
11 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
11 14 (23.33%) TDD
12 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
12 13 (21.67%) DevOps
13 12 (20.00%) Scrum
14 11 (18.33%) C++
14 11 (18.33%) Kanban
15 10 (16.67%) QA
15 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
15 10 (16.67%) Open Source
15 10 (16.67%) C
16 9 (15.00%) HP UFT

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 (15.00%) G Suite
1 9 (15.00%) Office 365
1 9 (15.00%) Slack
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (63.33%) Selenium
2 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
3 17 (28.33%) Appium
4 15 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 14 (23.33%) Ranorex
6 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
7 9 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (15.00%) Buildbot
7 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
7 9 (15.00%) WATIR
8 7 (11.67%) TestDirector
9 6 (10.00%) JUnit
10 5 (8.33%) JIRA
11 3 (5.00%) Calabash
11 3 (5.00%) SilkTest
11 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
12 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
12 2 (3.33%) Protractor
12 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
12 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) Behat
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) BBC
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Test Automation
2 31 (51.67%) Automation Testing
3 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (38.33%) Software Testing
5 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
6 15 (25.00%) BDD
7 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
7 14 (23.33%) TDD
8 13 (21.67%) DevOps
9 12 (20.00%) Scrum
10 11 (18.33%) Kanban
11 10 (16.67%) Open Source
11 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
12 9 (15.00%) DSDM
13 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
14 7 (11.67%) People Management
14 7 (11.67%) SDLC
14 7 (11.67%) Software Delivery
14 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) Python
4 16 (26.67%) Scala
5 11 (18.33%) C++
6 10 (16.67%) C
7 9 (15.00%) PHP
8 8 (13.33%) SQL
9 3 (5.00%) VB
9 3 (5.00%) VBScript
10 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.67%) AWK
11 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.67%) Perl
11 1 (1.67%) sed
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Google
2 7 (11.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) BT
3 1 (1.67%) IBM
3 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.67%) Perforce
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