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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Developer
Rank 817 847 890
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 64 127 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 53 121 99
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Developer
Top 30 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 8 December 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 +8 61 £50,000 - 11
London +13 32 £60,000 +14.28% 4
South East +60 17 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Hampshire -1 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Surrey +30 6 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Fareham - 6 £32,500 -
City of London +27 5 £60,000 -14.28% 1
South West +10 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Bristol +22 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £42,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -5 3 £42,000 -20.00% 2
Woking - 3 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +49 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Reading +35 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Scotland +24 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh +12 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £43,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,750 -
Peterborough - 2 £42,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £36,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £36,250 -
Leeds - 2 £43,750 -
Guildford +27 1 £41,500 -12.63%
Cambridge +4 1 £65,000 +23.80% 1
West Midlands +3 1 £42,500 -
Coventry -3 1 £42,500 -
Manchester -20 1 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -28 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 -

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 127 (76.05%) Test Automation
2 111 (66.47%) Selenium
3 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (61.08%) C#
5 101 (60.48%) Java
6 62 (37.13%) Cucumber
7 58 (34.73%) TDD
8 53 (31.74%) Automated Testing
9 52 (31.14%) BDD
10 47 (28.14%) QA
11 45 (26.95%) SQL
12 44 (26.35%) .NET
12 44 (26.35%) Manual Testing
13 43 (25.75%) Finance
14 42 (25.15%) Scrum
15 38 (22.75%) Ruby
16 37 (22.16%) WebDriver
16 37 (22.16%) SoapUI
17 35 (20.96%) Python
17 35 (20.96%) Test Scripting
18 31 (18.56%) Software Engineering
19 30 (17.96%) Automation Testing
20 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (16.77%) JavaScript
21 28 (16.77%) Linux
22 27 (16.17%) Jenkins
23 25 (14.97%) SDET
24 23 (13.77%) XML
24 23 (13.77%) Software Testing
25 22 (13.17%) SpecFlow

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 10 (5.99%) CMS
2 2 (1.20%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) GitHub
2 6 (3.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) HTTP
2 6 (3.59%) ATM
3 5 (2.99%) SSH
4 4 (2.40%) Internet
5 3 (1.80%) FTP
5 3 (1.80%) SSL
6 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
3 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 111 (66.47%) Selenium
2 62 (37.13%) Cucumber
3 37 (22.16%) SoapUI
3 37 (22.16%) WebDriver
4 27 (16.17%) Jenkins
5 22 (13.17%) Appium
5 22 (13.17%) NUnit
5 22 (13.17%) SpecFlow
6 21 (12.57%) JUnit
7 18 (10.78%) JMeter
8 17 (10.18%) Git (software)
9 16 (9.58%) JIRA
10 13 (7.78%) Maven
10 13 (7.78%) MSTest
11 12 (7.19%) HP UFT
11 12 (7.19%) Ranorex
12 9 (5.39%) FitNesse
12 9 (5.39%) Mockito
12 9 (5.39%) TestNG
13 7 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 17 (10.18%) Games
3 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.19%) Marketing
6 6 (3.59%) Banking
7 5 (2.99%) Electronics
7 5 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.99%) Retail
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.20%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.60%) iGaming
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.35%) .NET
2 23 (13.77%) XML
3 19 (11.38%) Web Services
4 15 (8.98%) REST
4 15 (8.98%) SOAP
5 14 (8.38%) RESTful
6 9 (5.39%) Node.js
7 8 (4.79%) CSS
7 8 (4.79%) HTML
8 6 (3.59%) JSON
9 5 (2.99%) JMS
10 4 (2.40%) DOM
10 4 (2.40%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.40%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.80%) Ajax
11 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.80%) Spring
12 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.20%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.60%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.98%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.99%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) BBC
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.40%) Mobile Games
4 4 (2.40%) New Media
4 4 (2.40%) Online Games
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) Equities
5 2 (1.20%) Fintech
5 2 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.77%) Linux
2 18 (10.78%) Windows
3 17 (10.18%) Unix
4 11 (6.59%) Android
4 11 (6.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) CentOS
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (76.05%) Test Automation
2 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (34.73%) TDD
4 53 (31.74%) Automated Testing
5 52 (31.14%) BDD
6 44 (26.35%) Manual Testing
7 42 (25.15%) Scrum
8 35 (20.96%) Test Scripting
9 31 (18.56%) Software Engineering
10 30 (17.96%) Automation Testing
11 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (13.77%) Software Testing
13 21 (12.57%) Unit Testing
14 17 (10.18%) E-Commerce
14 17 (10.18%) Microservices
15 16 (9.58%) Kanban
15 16 (9.58%) OO
16 15 (8.98%) OOP
16 15 (8.98%) Open Source
17 13 (7.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 102 (61.08%) C#
2 101 (60.48%) Java
3 45 (26.95%) SQL
4 38 (22.75%) Ruby
5 35 (20.96%) Python
6 28 (16.77%) JavaScript
7 16 (9.58%) C++
8 13 (7.78%) Scala
9 9 (5.39%) C
9 9 (5.39%) Perl
9 9 (5.39%) PHP
10 6 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.59%) Tcl
10 6 (3.59%) VB
11 4 (2.40%) Groovy
11 4 (2.40%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.80%) PHP 5
12 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (7.78%) Degree
1 13 (7.78%) ISTQB
2 10 (5.99%) ISEB
3 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (28.14%) QA
2 25 (14.97%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.19%) SAP
3 4 (2.40%) BT
3 4 (2.40%) HP
3 4 (2.40%) Intel Security
3 4 (2.40%) Oracle
3 4 (2.40%) Sun
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.20%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.60%) Informatica
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
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