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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 894 953 977
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 29 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.011% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 17
Median salary £65,000 £56,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +17.89%
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 21 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 27 May 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 +33 28 £65,000 +16.07% 2
London +32 11 £65,000 +4.00% 1
City of London +48 6 £65,000 +16.07%
Corby - 5 £75,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £72,500 -
East of England +21 3 - -
Reading +19 3 - -
Berkshire +9 3 - -
South East +5 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £100,000 -
North West - 3 £100,000 -
Manchester - 3 £100,000 -
Leeds - 3 £100,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 - 1

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 65 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 64 (91.43%) Selenium
3 60 (85.71%) Java
4 50 (71.43%) Ranorex
5 49 (70.00%) SoapUI
5 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (68.57%) Games
7 47 (67.14%) Python
8 46 (65.71%) JUnit
8 46 (65.71%) Open Source
9 43 (61.43%) Scala
9 43 (61.43%) .NET
9 43 (61.43%) Software Engineering
10 38 (54.29%) .NET Framework
11 36 (51.43%) Software Testing
12 19 (27.14%) Cucumber
13 18 (25.71%) C#
14 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) HP UFT
16 12 (17.14%) BDD
16 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
17 11 (15.71%) QA
18 10 (14.29%) Ruby
19 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (12.86%) Automation Testing
20 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
20 8 (11.43%) HP
20 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
20 8 (11.43%) CSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) Confluence
1 3 (4.29%) JBoss
1 3 (4.29%) Mule
1 3 (4.29%) Mule ESB
1 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 64 (91.43%) Selenium
2 50 (71.43%) Ranorex
3 49 (70.00%) SoapUI
4 46 (65.71%) JUnit
5 19 (27.14%) Cucumber
6 13 (18.57%) HP UFT
7 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
8 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (8.57%) SpecFlow
10 5 (7.14%) Appium
10 5 (7.14%) eggPlant
10 5 (7.14%) JBehave
10 5 (7.14%) RSpec
10 5 (7.14%) Subversion
10 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
11 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
11 4 (5.71%) TestComplete
12 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.29%) JIRA
13 2 (2.86%) Protractor
General
1 48 (68.57%) Games
2 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) .NET
2 38 (54.29%) .NET Framework
3 8 (11.43%) CSS
3 8 (11.43%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) Ajax
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.29%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
5 3 (4.29%) Spring
5 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (2.86%) BBC
2 2 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
1 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (65.71%) Open Source
4 43 (61.43%) Software Engineering
5 36 (51.43%) Software Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.14%) BDD
8 9 (12.86%) Automation Testing
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.57%) API Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) Line Management
10 5 (7.14%) Logistics
10 5 (7.14%) OOP
10 5 (7.14%) Project Management
10 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 5 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) Java
2 47 (67.14%) Python
3 43 (61.43%) Scala
4 18 (25.71%) C#
5 10 (14.29%) Ruby
6 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) HP
2 2 (2.86%) Borland
2 2 (2.86%) BT
2 2 (2.86%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.43%) IBM
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