The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Automation Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Developer
UK
Rank 818 875 837
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 34 74 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 96
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Automation Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Test Automation Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer within the UK.

Test Automation Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Test Automation Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 within the UK.

Test Automation Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Developer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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 +57 34 £57,500 +21.05% 5
London +64 15 £60,000 +14.28%
South East +53 8 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Berkshire - 6 £65,000 - 2
East of England +31 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Reading - 5 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +35 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey +50 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Hampshire +12 1 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South West +10 1 £47,500 -
East Midlands +5 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Nottingham +5 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridge +4 1 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Bristol -7 1 £47,500 -
North West -10 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester -24 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £60,000 -
Woking - 1 £50,000 -
Slough - 1 £44,000 -

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Test Automation Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 80 (77.67%) Test Automation
2 74 (71.84%) Java
3 69 (66.99%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (64.08%) Selenium
5 54 (52.43%) C#
6 43 (41.75%) Cucumber
7 39 (37.86%) TDD
8 33 (32.04%) BDD
9 32 (31.07%) Manual Testing
10 30 (29.13%) Finance
11 29 (28.16%) Automated Testing
12 25 (24.27%) QA
13 24 (23.30%) Scrum
14 22 (21.36%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (20.39%) XML
16 20 (19.42%) SQL
16 20 (19.42%) Jenkins
17 19 (18.45%) Automation Testing
17 19 (18.45%) Ruby
18 18 (17.48%) SDET
19 17 (16.50%) Linux
19 17 (16.50%) Python
19 17 (16.50%) Test Scripting
20 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
20 16 (15.53%) Web Services
20 16 (15.53%) .NET
20 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
20 16 (15.53%) Maven
21 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
21 15 (14.56%) RESTful

Test Automation Developer 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 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) HTTP
2 6 (5.83%) ATM
2 6 (5.83%) FTP
3 4 (3.88%) Internet
4 3 (2.91%) SSL
5 2 (1.94%) SSH
6 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (64.08%) Selenium
2 43 (41.75%) Cucumber
3 20 (19.42%) Jenkins
4 16 (15.53%) Maven
4 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
5 13 (12.62%) Ant
6 12 (11.65%) SoapUI
6 12 (11.65%) TestNG
7 10 (9.71%) JIRA
8 9 (8.74%) FitNesse
9 8 (7.77%) JUnit
9 8 (7.77%) Mockito
10 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (6.80%) NUnit
11 6 (5.83%) Gradle
11 6 (5.83%) Moq
12 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
12 5 (4.85%) Grunt
12 5 (4.85%) Mocha
12 5 (4.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.94%) Electronics
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) XML
2 16 (15.53%) .NET
2 16 (15.53%) Web Services
3 15 (14.56%) RESTful
4 8 (7.77%) SOAP
5 7 (6.80%) JMS
5 7 (6.80%) REST
6 6 (5.83%) Node.js
7 3 (2.91%) Ajax
7 3 (2.91%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.91%) JSON
8 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.94%) Drools
9 1 (0.97%) DOM
9 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.97%) J2EE
9 1 (0.97%) React
9 1 (0.97%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.97%) Spring
9 1 (0.97%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) BBC
3 5 (4.85%) New Media
4 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Equities
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (77.67%) Test Automation
2 69 (66.99%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.86%) TDD
4 33 (32.04%) BDD
5 32 (31.07%) Manual Testing
6 29 (28.16%) Automated Testing
7 24 (23.30%) Scrum
8 22 (21.36%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (18.45%) Automation Testing
10 17 (16.50%) Test Scripting
11 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
12 14 (13.59%) Microservices
13 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
13 13 (12.62%) OO
14 11 (10.68%) Build Automation
14 11 (10.68%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (10.68%) Software Testing
15 10 (9.71%) Kanban
15 10 (9.71%) SOA
16 9 (8.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (71.84%) Java
2 54 (52.43%) C#
3 20 (19.42%) SQL
4 19 (18.45%) Ruby
5 17 (16.50%) Python
6 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
7 14 (13.59%) C++
8 9 (8.74%) C
9 8 (7.77%) Perl
10 7 (6.80%) VB
11 6 (5.83%) PHP
11 6 (5.83%) Tcl
12 4 (3.88%) Groovy
13 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.97%) Delphi
14 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.97%) Scala
14 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.27%) QA
2 18 (17.48%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (4.85%) BT
1 5 (4.85%) Intel Security
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) SAP
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) Solace
5 1 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.97%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.97%) VMware
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