The median annual salary for a Test Automation Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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 Developer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 835 838
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 48 74 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 103
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £100,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26%  

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 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
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 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 24 June 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 24 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 +29 24 £57,500 -14.81% 4
East Midlands +24 7 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +33 5 £45,000 +28.57%
West Midlands +13 4 £50,000 -32.20%
South West +3 2 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England -3 2 £26,500 -44.21%
Yorkshire -5 2 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -42 2 £37,500 -14.28%
Test Automation Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 81 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 54 (66.67%) Selenium
3 47 (58.02%) Java
4 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (43.21%) C#
6 33 (40.74%) Cucumber
7 28 (34.57%) QA
8 26 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (32.10%) WebDriver
9 25 (30.86%) SDET
10 21 (25.93%) BDD
11 20 (24.69%) Finance
12 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
13 18 (22.22%) OO
13 18 (22.22%) Degree
14 16 (19.75%) JIRA
14 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
15 15 (18.52%) Maven
16 14 (17.28%) TDD
17 13 (16.05%) RESTful
17 13 (16.05%) SQL
17 13 (16.05%) Ant
18 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
18 12 (14.81%) Web Services
19 11 (13.58%) Python
19 11 (13.58%) Scrum
19 11 (13.58%) Ruby
19 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
19 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
19 11 (13.58%) Test Management

Test Automation Developer 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 (1.23%) Confluence
1 1 (1.23%) JBoss
1 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MySQL
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (66.67%) Selenium
2 33 (40.74%) Cucumber
3 26 (32.10%) WebDriver
4 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
5 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
5 16 (19.75%) JIRA
6 15 (18.52%) Maven
7 13 (16.05%) Ant
8 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 9 (11.11%) Subversion
9 8 (9.88%) JUnit
10 7 (8.64%) NUnit
10 7 (8.64%) TestNG
11 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (7.41%) FitNesse
12 5 (6.17%) Mocha
13 4 (4.94%) Gradle
13 4 (4.94%) Grunt
13 4 (4.94%) Jasmine
13 4 (4.94%) Protractor
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) RESTful
2 12 (14.81%) Web Services
3 7 (8.64%) .NET
3 7 (8.64%) JDBC
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.94%) HTML5
5 4 (4.94%) JSON
5 4 (4.94%) SOAP
6 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.47%) Drools
7 2 (2.47%) JMS
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.47%) XSLT
8 1 (1.23%) COM
8 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.94%) User Experience
5 3 (3.70%) BBC
5 3 (3.70%) New Media
6 2 (2.47%) Fintech
6 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.17%) Linux
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (30.86%) SDET
5 21 (25.93%) BDD
6 18 (22.22%) OO
7 14 (17.28%) TDD
8 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
8 11 (13.58%) Scrum
8 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.58%) Test Management
8 11 (13.58%) User Stories
9 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.11%) QA Automation
10 9 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 8 (9.88%) Defect Management
11 8 (9.88%) OOP
12 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
12 7 (8.64%) MVC
12 7 (8.64%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) Java
2 35 (43.21%) C#
3 13 (16.05%) SQL
4 11 (13.58%) Python
4 11 (13.58%) Ruby
5 10 (12.35%) C++
6 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.17%) C
8 3 (3.70%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
9 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) XPath
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (9.88%) ISEB
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) BT
2 3 (3.70%) McAfee
2 3 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.47%) Borland
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) Solace
4 1 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago