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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 877 970 958
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 50 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.013% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 13
Median salary £73,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.47% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+105.88% -10.52%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 July 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 22 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 July 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 +62 49 £75,000 +42.85% 2
London +60 27 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £100,000 -
Leeds - 7 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £100,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £75,000 -
City of London - 5 £65,000 -
Corby - 5 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
South East +12 4 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands - 3 £100,000 - 1
North West +16 2 £100,000 -
Reading +14 2 - -
Berkshire +5 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £100,000 -
Manchester - 2 £100,000 -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 76 (91.57%) Test Automation
2 69 (83.13%) Selenium
3 66 (79.52%) Java
4 53 (63.86%) SoapUI
5 52 (62.65%) Ranorex
6 51 (61.45%) Python
7 50 (60.24%) Games
8 47 (56.63%) Open Source
9 46 (55.42%) JUnit
10 45 (54.22%) Software Engineering
10 45 (54.22%) Scala
11 44 (53.01%) Software Testing
11 44 (53.01%) .NET
12 38 (45.78%) Cucumber
13 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (38.55%) C#
15 25 (30.12%) Ruby
16 24 (28.92%) .NET Framework
17 21 (25.30%) Automated Testing
17 21 (25.30%) Finance
18 20 (24.10%) Appium
19 17 (20.48%) BDD
20 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
21 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (16.87%) HP UFT
22 12 (14.46%) QA
23 11 (13.25%) Banking
23 11 (13.25%) eggPlant
24 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
24 10 (12.05%) Mentoring

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 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (83.13%) Selenium
2 53 (63.86%) SoapUI
3 52 (62.65%) Ranorex
4 46 (55.42%) JUnit
5 38 (45.78%) Cucumber
6 20 (24.10%) Appium
7 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
8 14 (16.87%) HP UFT
9 11 (13.25%) eggPlant
10 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
10 10 (12.05%) WebDriver
11 9 (10.84%) JBehave
11 9 (10.84%) SpecFlow
12 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
12 7 (8.43%) TestComplete
13 6 (7.23%) RSpec
13 6 (7.23%) Subversion
14 4 (4.82%) JIRA
15 2 (2.41%) Maven
15 2 (2.41%) Xcode
General
1 50 (60.24%) Games
2 21 (25.30%) Finance
3 11 (13.25%) Banking
4 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
5 7 (8.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) .NET
2 24 (28.92%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.23%) Ajax
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) Android SDK
4 2 (2.41%) iOS SDK
4 2 (2.41%) REST
4 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) BBC
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) New Media
4 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Android
1 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (91.57%) Test Automation
2 47 (56.63%) Open Source
3 45 (54.22%) Software Engineering
4 44 (53.01%) Software Testing
5 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (25.30%) Automated Testing
7 17 (20.48%) BDD
8 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.64%) Automation Testing
11 8 (9.64%) Line Management
11 8 (9.64%) TDD
12 7 (8.43%) API Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.23%) Logistics
13 6 (7.23%) OOP
14 5 (6.02%) Project Management
14 5 (6.02%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 66 (79.52%) Java
2 51 (61.45%) Python
3 45 (54.22%) Scala
4 32 (38.55%) C#
5 25 (30.12%) Ruby
6 8 (9.64%) SQL
7 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) HP
2 3 (3.61%) IBM
3 2 (2.41%) BT
3 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Borland
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
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