The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Consultant
Rank 908 876 921
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +92.98%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £28,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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
Top 6 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -44 9 £37,500 -31.81%
South East -11 7 £37,500 -
London -51 2 £38,750 -29.54%
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
City of London - 1 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £37,500 -

Test Automation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
4 8 (61.54%) Middleware
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
7 5 (38.46%) eggPlant
7 5 (38.46%) SOASTA, Inc
7 5 (38.46%) New Media
7 5 (38.46%) Banking
7 5 (38.46%) Retail
7 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Java
7 5 (38.46%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) Selenium
9 3 (23.08%) QA
9 3 (23.08%) HTML
10 2 (15.38%) J2EE
10 2 (15.38%) CSS
10 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 2 (15.38%) SaaS
10 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
10 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
11 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
11 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
11 1 (7.69%) Degree

Test Automation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (38.46%) eggPlant
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 5 (38.46%) New Media
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SOASTA, Inc
1 5 (38.46%) HP