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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Developer
Rank 825 838 917
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 83 132 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 79 125 63
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -17.64%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 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 +14 81 £50,000 -4.76% 12
London -19 31 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South East +40 22 £35,000 - 5
Hampshire +5 14 £35,000 - 1
Winchester +14 13 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +42 9 £75,000 -
Leeds +35 8 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire +25 8 £100,000 -
City of London +36 5 £62,500 -3.84%
East of England +33 5 £47,500 -
North West +23 5 £42,500 +14.86%
Manchester +3 4 £43,750 +9.37%
Surrey +33 3 £44,000 -12.00% 2
South West +21 3 £57,500 +96.58% 2
Reading +14 3 £42,500 -34.61%
Guildford +10 3 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Nottingham +9 2 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £47,500 -
East Midlands -1 2 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Cambridge -1 2 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Cheshire +32 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Warrington +14 1 £42,500 +25.00%
East Sussex +5 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 123 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 122 (74.39%) Selenium
3 103 (62.80%) C#
4 96 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (45.12%) Java
6 73 (44.51%) SQL
7 67 (40.85%) WebDriver
8 62 (37.80%) Cucumber
9 53 (32.32%) Automated Testing
10 51 (31.10%) .NET
11 48 (29.27%) SoapUI
12 43 (26.22%) Software Engineering
12 43 (26.22%) TDD
13 41 (25.00%) Software Testing
14 40 (24.39%) Ruby
15 37 (22.56%) JMeter
15 37 (22.56%) SpecFlow
16 36 (21.95%) QA
16 36 (21.95%) Unit Testing
16 36 (21.95%) Windows
17 34 (20.73%) MSTest
18 33 (20.12%) Test Scripting
18 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
19 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
19 32 (19.51%) Client/Server
19 32 (19.51%) NUnit
20 31 (18.90%) BDD
21 29 (17.68%) Jenkins
21 29 (17.68%) ISTQB
22 28 (17.07%) Performance Testing

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 24 (14.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.61%) Apache
2 1 (0.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) GitHub
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) HTTP
2 6 (3.66%) Internet
3 4 (2.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.44%) SSH
3 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 122 (74.39%) Selenium
2 67 (40.85%) WebDriver
3 62 (37.80%) Cucumber
4 48 (29.27%) SoapUI
5 37 (22.56%) JMeter
5 37 (22.56%) SpecFlow
6 34 (20.73%) MSTest
7 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
8 32 (19.51%) NUnit
9 29 (17.68%) Jenkins
10 28 (17.07%) JUnit
10 28 (17.07%) Visual Studio
11 27 (16.46%) HP UFT
12 25 (15.24%) Appium
13 20 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (11.59%) Jasmine
14 19 (11.59%) Ranorex
15 13 (7.93%) JIRA
16 11 (6.71%) RSpec
17 9 (5.49%) JBehave
General
1 28 (17.07%) Finance
2 23 (14.02%) Games
3 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.05%) Electronics
4 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.05%) Marketing
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Military
6 2 (1.22%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) iGaming
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.10%) .NET
2 24 (14.63%) HTML
3 22 (13.41%) Web Services
4 20 (12.20%) REST
5 17 (10.37%) XML
6 14 (8.54%) SOAP
7 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.10%) CSS
7 10 (6.10%) JSON
8 9 (5.49%) Gherkin
9 8 (4.88%) Spring
10 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.27%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.27%) jQuery
11 4 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.44%) RESTful
11 4 (2.44%) WebSockets
12 3 (1.83%) CSS3
12 3 (1.83%) HTML5
12 3 (1.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.51%) Client/Server
2 25 (15.24%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.05%) PMI
6 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.83%) Physics
8 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.22%) iPad
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) RIA
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.95%) Windows
2 14 (8.54%) Linux
2 14 (8.54%) Unix
3 6 (3.66%) Android
3 6 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 96 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (32.32%) Automated Testing
4 43 (26.22%) Software Engineering
4 43 (26.22%) TDD
5 41 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 36 (21.95%) Unit Testing
7 33 (20.12%) Test Scripting
8 31 (18.90%) BDD
9 28 (17.07%) Open Source
9 28 (17.07%) Performance Testing
10 25 (15.24%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 24 (14.63%) Automation Testing
11 24 (14.63%) Content Management
12 23 (14.02%) Scrum
13 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (7.93%) Defect Management
14 13 (7.93%) Manual Testing
15 12 (7.32%) Test Strategy
16 11 (6.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (62.80%) C#
2 74 (45.12%) Java
3 73 (44.51%) SQL
4 40 (24.39%) Ruby
5 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.46%) Python
7 16 (9.76%) Scala
8 9 (5.49%) PHP
9 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.05%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 29 (17.68%) ISTQB
2 28 (17.07%) ISEB
3 17 (10.37%) Degree
4 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.95%) QA
2 11 (6.71%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle
3 5 (3.05%) SAP
4 4 (2.44%) HP
4 4 (2.44%) Splunk
5 2 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.61%) Borland
6 1 (0.61%) Perforce
6 1 (0.61%) Rally
6 1 (0.61%) Sun
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £50,000 per annum + large co benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + bonus & bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits, Healthcare & Pension.
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 21 days ago