The median annual salary for a Test Automation Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Test Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 876 931
Rank change year-on-year +82 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 50 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.043% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.044% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 39 5 3
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £55,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +27.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Automation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Test Automation Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Consultant in England

Test Automation Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Consultant in England

Test Automation Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Consultant in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Consultant in England

Test Automation Consultant
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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 +97 41 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +32 6 £40,000 -
North West -11 1 £39,000 -8.23%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation Consultant
UK

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Test Automation Consultant in the job title.

1 53 (79.10%) Selenium
2 45 (67.16%) Java
2 45 (67.16%) Test Automation
3 35 (52.24%) Test Strategy
3 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (46.27%) Automation Testing
5 30 (44.78%) Finance
6 24 (35.82%) Cucumber
7 23 (34.33%) SQL
8 21 (31.34%) C#
9 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (28.36%) Open Source
11 18 (26.87%) SDLC
12 16 (23.88%) DevOps
12 16 (23.88%) Test Management
13 12 (17.91%) BDD
13 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
13 12 (17.91%) Appium
13 12 (17.91%) .NET
13 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (17.91%) Degree
13 12 (17.91%) QA
14 11 (16.42%) Performance Testing
14 11 (16.42%) JUnit
14 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
14 11 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (16.42%) Jasmine
14 11 (16.42%) Protractor
15 10 (14.93%) Calabash
15 10 (14.93%) TestNG

Test Automation Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) G Suite
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
1 2 (2.99%) Slack
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (79.10%) Selenium
2 24 (35.82%) Cucumber
3 12 (17.91%) Appium
4 11 (16.42%) Jasmine
4 11 (16.42%) JUnit
4 11 (16.42%) Protractor
5 10 (14.93%) Calabash
5 10 (14.93%) TestNG
6 9 (13.43%) HP UFT
6 9 (13.43%) JIRA
7 8 (11.94%) SilkTest
8 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
8 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.48%) Mockito
10 3 (4.48%) Moq
10 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.99%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) CSS
2 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) RESTful
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.49%) Behat
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) BBC
2 3 (4.48%) New Media
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) Test Automation
2 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Test Strategy
3 31 (46.27%) Automation Testing
4 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (28.36%) Open Source
6 18 (26.87%) SDLC
7 16 (23.88%) DevOps
7 16 (23.88%) Test Management
8 12 (17.91%) BDD
8 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
9 11 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (16.42%) Performance Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Scrum
11 9 (13.43%) Coaching
11 9 (13.43%) Kanban
11 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.43%) TDD
12 8 (11.94%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) Java
2 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.46%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) C
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) sed
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) BT
2 3 (4.48%) Intel Security
3 2 (2.99%) Google
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Perforce
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