Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1135 1255
Rank change year-on-year +40 +120 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 68 72 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.042% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 67 48 25
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +58.82% -10.53%
10th Percentile £44,500 £47,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £100,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +52.94% -10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Test Automation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Test Automation Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 49 £70,000 - 5
North of England +10 13 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire +16 10 £50,000 -16.67% 1
South East +56 4 £52,500 +55.56%
East Midlands +32 4 £55,000 -26.67%
Midlands +32 4 £55,000 -26.67%
North West - 3 £39,000 -
Test Automation Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 68 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 61 (89.71%) Selenium
3 51 (75.00%) Java
4 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (51.47%) C#
6 29 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
7 25 (36.76%) JUnit
8 23 (33.82%) Open Source
9 21 (30.88%) Cucumber
9 21 (30.88%) .NET
10 20 (29.41%) SQL
10 20 (29.41%) TestNG
11 19 (27.94%) SDLC
12 18 (26.47%) Test Strategy
12 18 (26.47%) Jasmine
12 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
12 18 (26.47%) Degree
13 17 (25.00%) TDD
13 17 (25.00%) HTML
13 17 (25.00%) CSS
13 17 (25.00%) Protractor
14 16 (23.53%) BDD
15 15 (22.06%) SoapUI
15 15 (22.06%) Finance
16 13 (19.12%) Python
16 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
17 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (17.65%) Ruby
17 12 (17.65%) WebDriver

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) G Suite
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.47%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.47%) Slack
3 1 (1.47%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (89.71%) Selenium
2 25 (36.76%) JUnit
3 21 (30.88%) Cucumber
4 20 (29.41%) TestNG
5 18 (26.47%) Jasmine
5 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
6 17 (25.00%) Protractor
7 15 (22.06%) SoapUI
8 12 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 11 (16.18%) Appium
10 10 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (13.24%) Buildbot
11 9 (13.24%) JIRA
12 8 (11.76%) SpecFlow
12 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (8.82%) JMeter
13 6 (8.82%) Ranorex
14 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
15 3 (4.41%) Fiddler
16 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Automotive
6 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) CSS
2 17 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) JSON
3 4 (5.88%) REST
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) Behat
5 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (33.82%) Open Source
5 19 (27.94%) SDLC
6 18 (26.47%) Test Strategy
7 17 (25.00%) TDD
8 16 (23.53%) BDD
9 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
10 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.71%) Scrum
12 9 (13.24%) Coaching
13 8 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
13 8 (11.76%) DevOps
13 8 (11.76%) Test Management
14 6 (8.82%) DSDM
14 6 (8.82%) ERP
14 6 (8.82%) Kanban
15 5 (7.35%) OOP
15 5 (7.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) C#
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.41%) SQL
5 13 (19.12%) Python
6 12 (17.65%) Ruby
7 9 (13.24%) Scala
8 8 (11.76%) C++
9 6 (8.82%) C
9 6 (8.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) AWK
10 1 (1.47%) F#
10 1 (1.47%) Perl
10 1 (1.47%) sed
10 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Google
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) Perfecto Mobile