The median annual salary for a Test Automation Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 875 948
Rank change year-on-year +72 +73  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 60 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.044% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.045% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 56 25 8
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +48.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £100,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £87,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -48.57% +136.48%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +62 56 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South East +54 2 £48,750 -
East Midlands +18 1 £45,000 -40.00%
North West -39 1 £45,000 -55.00%
Test Automation Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 95 (90.48%) Selenium
3 70 (66.67%) Java
4 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (40.95%) Test Strategy
6 42 (40.00%) C#
7 39 (37.14%) SQL
8 38 (36.19%) Open Source
8 38 (36.19%) SDLC
9 35 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (30.48%) .NET
11 31 (29.52%) JavaScript
12 29 (27.62%) JUnit
12 29 (27.62%) Degree
12 29 (27.62%) Jasmine
12 29 (27.62%) Protractor
13 28 (26.67%) TestNG
13 28 (26.67%) CSS
13 28 (26.67%) HTML
14 27 (25.71%) Finance
15 25 (23.81%) Cucumber
16 22 (20.95%) DevOps
16 22 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (20.95%) HP UFT
17 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
18 17 (16.19%) Coaching
18 17 (16.19%) Test Management
19 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (15.24%) QA
20 14 (13.33%) ISTQB

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 (0.95%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 95 (90.48%) Selenium
2 29 (27.62%) Jasmine
2 29 (27.62%) JUnit
2 29 (27.62%) Protractor
3 28 (26.67%) TestNG
4 25 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 22 (20.95%) HP UFT
6 14 (13.33%) Appium
7 13 (12.38%) Calabash
8 10 (9.52%) eggPlant
8 10 (9.52%) SilkTest
9 8 (7.62%) JIRA
10 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (6.67%) LoadRunner
10 7 (6.67%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.86%) Mockito
12 3 (2.86%) Moq
12 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.48%) .NET
2 28 (26.67%) CSS
2 28 (26.67%) HTML
3 5 (4.76%) RESTful
4 3 (2.86%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) XML
5 2 (1.90%) JSON
6 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.95%) Node.js
6 1 (0.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) BBC
2 3 (2.86%) New Media
3 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Linux
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
1 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.95%) Test Strategy
4 38 (36.19%) Open Source
4 38 (36.19%) SDLC
5 35 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (20.95%) DevOps
6 22 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 17 (16.19%) Coaching
8 17 (16.19%) Test Management
9 13 (12.38%) BDD
10 12 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (10.48%) Performance Testing
11 11 (10.48%) TDD
12 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.62%) Kanban
13 8 (7.62%) Scrum
14 6 (5.71%) Regression Testing
14 6 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.67%) Java
2 42 (40.00%) C#
3 39 (37.14%) SQL
4 31 (29.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.81%) Ruby
6 3 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (1.90%) Python
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) F#
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) Degree
2 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.48%) ISEB
4 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (2.86%) BT
2 3 (2.86%) McAfee
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.90%) SAP
4 1 (0.95%) HP
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