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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 848 941 972
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 42 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 5
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,750 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £61,250 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.05%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Consultant
Top 8 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 1 October 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 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 +76 42 £70,000 +64.70% 1
London +72 25 £72,500 +70.58%
Yorkshire - 17 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 -
Bradford - 7 £60,000 -
Leeds - 6 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 - -

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 70 (80.46%) Test Automation
2 66 (75.86%) Selenium
3 65 (74.71%) Java
4 51 (58.62%) SoapUI
5 50 (57.47%) Software Testing
6 49 (56.32%) Python
7 47 (54.02%) Cucumber
8 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
8 46 (52.87%) Ranorex
9 45 (51.72%) Scala
10 43 (49.43%) C#
10 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (43.68%) Open Source
12 37 (42.53%) Games
12 37 (42.53%) JUnit
13 36 (41.38%) Ruby
14 35 (40.23%) .NET
15 33 (37.93%) Finance
15 33 (37.93%) Automated Testing
16 32 (36.78%) Appium
17 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (27.59%) BDD
19 19 (21.84%) TDD
20 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
21 14 (16.09%) QA
22 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
22 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
23 11 (12.64%) eggPlant
23 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
23 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce

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 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) G Suite
1 7 (8.05%) Office 365
1 7 (8.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (75.86%) Selenium
2 51 (58.62%) SoapUI
3 47 (54.02%) Cucumber
4 46 (52.87%) Ranorex
5 37 (42.53%) JUnit
6 32 (36.78%) Appium
7 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
8 11 (12.64%) eggPlant
8 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
9 10 (11.49%) SpecFlow
9 10 (11.49%) WebDriver
10 9 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (10.34%) HP UFT
11 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
12 7 (8.05%) JBehave
12 7 (8.05%) TestComplete
12 7 (8.05%) TestDirector
12 7 (8.05%) WATIR
13 5 (5.75%) JIRA
14 3 (3.45%) Protractor
General
1 37 (42.53%) Games
2 33 (37.93%) Finance
3 10 (11.49%) Retail
4 9 (10.34%) Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.05%) Buildbot
4 4 (4.60%) REST
4 4 (4.60%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) Ajax
5 2 (2.30%) Android SDK
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) iOS SDK
5 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) BBC
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) New Media
4 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Android
1 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Test Automation
2 50 (57.47%) Software Testing
3 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
4 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (43.68%) Open Source
6 33 (37.93%) Automated Testing
7 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (27.59%) BDD
9 19 (21.84%) TDD
10 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.34%) DevOps
13 9 (10.34%) Kanban
13 9 (10.34%) Scrum
13 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
14 8 (9.20%) Line Management
15 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) Java
2 49 (56.32%) Python
3 45 (51.72%) Scala
4 43 (49.43%) C#
5 36 (41.38%) Ruby
6 8 (9.20%) C++
7 7 (8.05%) C
7 7 (8.05%) PHP
8 6 (6.90%) SQL
9 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.45%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) HP
2 7 (8.05%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) BT
4 2 (2.30%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
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