The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 202 223
Rank change year-on-year +50 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1708 1660 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.13% 1.69% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.91% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1402 1225
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in England

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in England.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in England

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in England

Automated Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London -2 553 £60,000 +9.09% 76
South East +51 302 £39,000 -2.50% 23
South West +79 198 £40,000 +1.26% 18
Yorkshire +81 197 £47,500 +18.75% 24
North West +31 163 £50,000 +33.33% 31
East of England +27 149 £42,500 +6.25% 20
West Midlands +19 89 £40,000 +6.66% 13
East Midlands +12 51 £42,500 +7.07% 11
North East -4 7 £35,000 -19.54% 2
Automated Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2152 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1202 (36.97%) Java
3 1094 (33.65%) Selenium
4 1058 (32.54%) SQL
5 989 (30.42%) QA
6 946 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
7 911 (28.02%) C#
8 836 (25.72%) TDD
9 748 (23.01%) Scrum
10 734 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 641 (19.72%) Finance
12 638 (19.62%) .NET
13 613 (18.86%) Git (software)
14 611 (18.79%) Software Engineering
15 606 (18.64%) Test Automation
16 602 (18.52%) HTML
17 585 (17.99%) Test Scripting
18 584 (17.96%) Manual Testing
19 583 (17.93%) OO
20 537 (16.52%) Degree
21 536 (16.49%) BDD
22 479 (14.73%) SDLC
23 438 (13.47%) Microsoft
24 422 (12.98%) Python
25 421 (12.95%) SQL Server
26 420 (12.92%) CSS
27 416 (12.80%) Linux
28 395 (12.15%) Web Services
29 387 (11.90%) Jenkins
30 377 (11.60%) Unit Testing

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 101 (3.11%) Tomcat
2 77 (2.37%) IIS
3 66 (2.03%) CMS
4 60 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 59 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (1.75%) Confluence
7 50 (1.54%) Apache
7 50 (1.54%) JBoss
8 39 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 38 (1.17%) Jetty
10 35 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 32 (0.98%) Apache Spark
12 31 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
13 30 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.74%) CoreMedia CMS
15 23 (0.71%) NServiceBus
16 19 (0.58%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.49%) Drupal
18 13 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
19 12 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 237 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.95%) MS Office
2 31 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.40%) MS Project
3 13 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.28%) SPSS
5 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.031%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 19 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.25%) Sonata
4 6 (0.18%) Magento
4 6 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.092%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.062%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.062%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.031%) BASE24
8 1 (0.031%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.031%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 227 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (3.81%) GitHub
4 100 (3.08%) SaaS
5 38 (1.17%) Office 365
6 35 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (0.55%) PaaS
10 17 (0.52%) IaaS
11 16 (0.49%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.34%) Force.com
14 9 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.28%) TestFlight
15 7 (0.22%) Lucidchart
16 6 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
17 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
18 4 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.05%) HTTP
2 91 (2.80%) Internet
3 35 (1.08%) Wireless
4 14 (0.43%) SSL
5 10 (0.31%) Network Security
6 9 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.28%) IPv4
7 8 (0.25%) ATM
7 8 (0.25%) FTP
7 8 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.22%) DNS
8 7 (0.22%) Intranet
8 7 (0.22%) LDAP
9 6 (0.18%) AMQP
9 6 (0.18%) Firewall
9 6 (0.18%) IPv6
9 6 (0.18%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.12%) Broadband
11 3 (0.092%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 321 (9.87%) NoSQL
3 183 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 155 (4.77%) MySQL
5 97 (2.98%) MongoDB
6 91 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 79 (2.43%) RDBMS
7 79 (2.43%) Redis
8 63 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 62 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (1.60%) Big Data
11 50 (1.54%) CouchDB
12 41 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 37 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (0.77%) Couchbase
15 25 (0.77%) Oracle Database
15 25 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1094 (33.65%) Selenium
2 613 (18.86%) Git (software)
3 387 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 356 (10.95%) Cucumber
5 354 (10.89%) WebDriver
6 340 (10.46%) JIRA
7 316 (9.72%) Subversion
8 302 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 192 (5.91%) SoapUI
10 159 (4.89%) Visual Studio
11 147 (4.52%) TeamCity
12 138 (4.24%) Mercurial
13 135 (4.15%) JMeter
14 121 (3.72%) HP UFT
15 109 (3.35%) JUnit
16 107 (3.29%) NUnit
17 102 (3.14%) Maven
18 96 (2.95%) SpecFlow
19 82 (2.52%) Eclipse
20 65 (2.00%) Jasmine
General
1 641 (19.72%) Finance
2 193 (5.94%) Banking
3 153 (4.71%) Retail
4 122 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 93 (2.86%) Marketing
6 87 (2.68%) Games
7 59 (1.81%) Electronics
8 55 (1.69%) Advertising
9 45 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.08%) Front Office
12 34 (1.05%) Investment Banking
13 31 (0.95%) Legal
14 30 (0.92%) Online Betting
15 26 (0.80%) Automotive
15 26 (0.80%) Back Office
16 17 (0.52%) Publishing
17 12 (0.37%) Billing
17 12 (0.37%) Polish Language
18 10 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 1025 (31.53%) Developer
2 520 (16.00%) Analyst
3 490 (15.07%) Tester
4 417 (12.83%) Test Analyst
5 347 (10.67%) Test Engineer
6 330 (10.15%) Java Developer
7 316 (9.72%) QA Engineer
8 309 (9.50%) Senior Developer
9 289 (8.89%) Automation Tester
10 257 (7.91%) Software Engineer
11 203 (6.24%) C# Developer
12 200 (6.15%) .NET Developer
13 174 (5.35%) Test Automation Engineer
14 172 (5.29%) Java Engineer
15 157 (4.83%) QA Tester
16 144 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
17 140 (4.31%) Software Developer
18 135 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
19 127 (3.91%) Software Tester
20 124 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (19.62%) .NET
2 602 (18.52%) HTML
3 420 (12.92%) CSS
4 395 (12.15%) Web Services
5 325 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 288 (8.86%) HTML5
7 268 (8.24%) ASP.NET
8 252 (7.75%) XML
9 221 (6.80%) REST
10 218 (6.71%) Spring
11 206 (6.34%) RESTful
12 204 (6.27%) Node.js
13 193 (5.94%) jQuery
14 186 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 180 (5.54%) SOAP
16 177 (5.44%) .NET Framework
17 153 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 147 (4.52%) WCF
19 145 (4.46%) Gherkin
20 141 (4.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 285 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 267 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (6.98%) User Experience
4 191 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 165 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 150 (4.61%) Data Structures
7 101 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (2.18%) Fintech
9 67 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.32%) iPad
11 38 (1.17%) Blog
12 32 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 29 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
14 28 (0.86%) Online Games
15 26 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
16 25 (0.77%) Virtual Team
17 24 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 21 (0.65%) Equities
18 21 (0.65%) Fixed Income
18 21 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 416 (12.80%) Linux
2 346 (10.64%) Windows
3 184 (5.66%) Unix
4 158 (4.86%) Android
5 137 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 82 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 57 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 31 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 26 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 19 (0.58%) CentOS
12 19 (0.58%) Solaris
13 10 (0.31%) AIX
13 10 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.092%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2152 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 946 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
3 836 (25.72%) TDD
4 748 (23.01%) Scrum
5 611 (18.79%) Software Engineering
6 606 (18.64%) Test Automation
7 585 (17.99%) Test Scripting
8 584 (17.96%) Manual Testing
9 583 (17.93%) OO
10 536 (16.49%) BDD
11 479 (14.73%) SDLC
12 377 (11.60%) Unit Testing
13 366 (11.26%) Test Strategy
14 350 (10.77%) Software Testing
15 333 (10.24%) Regression Testing
16 314 (9.66%) Automation Testing
17 303 (9.32%) DevOps
18 302 (9.29%) MVC
19 290 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
20 247 (7.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1202 (36.97%) Java
2 1058 (32.54%) SQL
3 911 (28.02%) C#
4 734 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 422 (12.98%) Python
6 238 (7.32%) Ruby
7 225 (6.92%) PHP
8 165 (5.08%) C++
9 138 (4.24%) Scala
10 135 (4.15%) C
11 112 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 75 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 63 (1.94%) Groovy
14 59 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 53 (1.63%) VBScript
16 52 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 48 (1.48%) VB
19 42 (1.29%) Perl
20 37 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 537 (16.52%) Degree
2 372 (11.44%) ISEB
3 370 (11.38%) ISTQB
4 147 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 132 (4.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 84 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 18 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.22%) HND
12 7 (0.22%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.15%) GIAC
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.12%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.12%) OCMJD
15 3 (0.092%) CREST Certified
15 3 (0.092%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 989 (30.42%) QA
2 27 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.58%) SDET
4 12 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.22%) PMO
6 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.062%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.062%) SLA
7 2 (0.062%) UCITS
7 2 (0.062%) WCAG
8 1 (0.031%) COBIT
8 1 (0.031%) GCP
8 1 (0.031%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 130 (4.00%) Docker
2 31 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.74%) VirtualBox
4 23 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.58%) Firmware
6 10 (0.31%) Varnish
7 9 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.15%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.12%) HDFS
9 4 (0.12%) KVM
10 3 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.062%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.031%) etcd
12 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.031%) vSphere
12 1 (0.031%) Xen
12 1 (0.031%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 141 (4.34%) Puppet
2 78 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (1.35%) Ansible
4 39 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.80%) Terraform
6 25 (0.77%) Nagios
7 23 (0.71%) Kubernetes
8 20 (0.62%) Consul
9 16 (0.49%) Mesos
9 16 (0.49%) StatsD
10 15 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (0.46%) Kibana
11 6 (0.18%) Packer
12 4 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.12%) Salt
13 3 (0.092%) Ambari
13 3 (0.092%) EnCase
13 3 (0.092%) Grafana
13 3 (0.092%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.092%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 438 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 290 (8.92%) Oracle
3 63 (1.94%) HP
4 58 (1.78%) Google
5 57 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 51 (1.57%) Xamarin
7 50 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 34 (1.05%) VMware
9 29 (0.89%) Zend
10 28 (0.86%) SAP
10 28 (0.86%) Sitecore
11 22 (0.68%) Borland
12 20 (0.62%) IBM
13 17 (0.52%) New Relic
14 15 (0.46%) hybris
15 14 (0.43%) Informatica
16 11 (0.34%) Adobe
16 11 (0.34%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.34%) Sybase
16 11 (0.34%) TOWER Software
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 34 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 34 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £58,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40,000 DoE + top benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 13 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £73000 per annum + bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Conducive
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum 25days, Training, Company car
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP 40 - 50k +Many benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago