The median annual salary for a Test Automation Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Developer
UK / England
Rank 804 871 820
Rank change year-on-year +67 -51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 30 71 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.076% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 107
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  

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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Developer in England

Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Developer in England

Test Automation Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Developer in England

Test Automation Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 +66 14 £61,250 +11.36% 4
South East +51 12 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £42,500 +23.18% 1
East of England +19 1 £45,000 -5.26%
South West +15 1 £47,500 -
Test Automation Developer
UK

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 65 (73.86%) Test Automation
2 64 (72.73%) Java
3 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (68.18%) Selenium
5 42 (47.73%) C#
6 38 (43.18%) Cucumber
7 27 (30.68%) Finance
8 26 (29.55%) TDD
9 25 (28.41%) QA
9 25 (28.41%) Manual Testing
10 23 (26.14%) BDD
11 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
11 21 (23.86%) XML
12 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
12 17 (19.32%) SQL
13 16 (18.18%) Maven
13 16 (18.18%) WebDriver
13 16 (18.18%) RESTful
14 15 (17.05%) Scrum
14 15 (17.05%) Degree
14 15 (17.05%) Ant
14 15 (17.05%) Python
15 14 (15.91%) Ruby
15 14 (15.91%) SDET
16 13 (14.77%) Web Services
16 13 (14.77%) Linux
16 13 (14.77%) C++
17 12 (13.64%) OO
17 12 (13.64%) Telecoms

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) GitHub
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) HTTP
2 6 (6.82%) FTP
3 4 (4.55%) ATM
3 4 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) SSL
5 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.14%) SSH
5 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (68.18%) Selenium
2 38 (43.18%) Cucumber
3 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
4 16 (18.18%) Maven
4 16 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 15 (17.05%) Ant
6 10 (11.36%) JIRA
6 10 (11.36%) TestNG
7 8 (9.09%) FitNesse
8 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
8 7 (7.95%) JUnit
8 7 (7.95%) Mockito
8 7 (7.95%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (6.82%) Moq
10 5 (5.68%) Gradle
10 5 (5.68%) Mocha
10 5 (5.68%) NUnit
10 5 (5.68%) SpecFlow
10 5 (5.68%) Subversion
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.55%) Electronics
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) Advertising
6 2 (2.27%) Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) XML
2 16 (18.18%) RESTful
3 13 (14.77%) Web Services
4 7 (7.95%) .NET
5 6 (6.82%) JMS
5 6 (6.82%) SOAP
6 5 (5.68%) REST
7 4 (4.55%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.55%) JSON
8 3 (3.41%) Ajax
8 3 (3.41%) HTML
8 3 (3.41%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) JDBC
9 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.27%) Drools
9 2 (2.27%) Node.js
10 1 (1.14%) COM
10 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.14%) J2EE
10 1 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) BBC
3 6 (6.82%) New Media
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) Equities
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Unix
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 5 (5.68%) Android
4 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.86%) Test Automation
2 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.55%) TDD
4 25 (28.41%) Manual Testing
5 23 (26.14%) BDD
6 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
6 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.05%) Scrum
8 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 12 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (13.64%) OO
8 12 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 10 (11.36%) Build Automation
9 10 (11.36%) Microservices
10 9 (10.23%) SOA
10 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
11 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.09%) User Stories
11 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (72.73%) Java
2 42 (47.73%) C#
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) Python
5 14 (15.91%) Ruby
6 13 (14.77%) C++
7 8 (9.09%) C
7 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) Perl
8 5 (5.68%) VB
9 4 (4.55%) Groovy
9 4 (4.55%) PHP
9 4 (4.55%) Tcl
10 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ISEB
2 5 (5.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.41%) QA
2 14 (15.91%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) BT
1 6 (6.82%) Intel Security
2 5 (5.68%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Solace
5 1 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
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