Period
to 1 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Appium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Appium over the 6 months to 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Appium
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 528 697 764
Rank change year-on-year +169 +67 +78
Permanent jobs citing Appium 162 402 431
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 1.51% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 161 255 346
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

Appium is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,069 26,698 33,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 19.04% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8,253 21,089 27,037
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

Appium
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Appium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Appium in the UK

Appium
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Appium.

Salary trend for Appium in the UK

Appium
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Appium over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Appium in the UK

Appium
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Appium within the UK over the 6 months to 1 October 2020. 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
England +178 149 £55,000 +4.76% 27
London +148 87 £60,000 - 13
UK excluding London +223 65 £45,000 -5.26% 14
South East +196 22 £50,000 - 3
North of England +169 21 £43,500 -3.33% 8
Work from Home +67 18 £45,000 -10.00% 9
North West +120 10 £42,500 - 3
North East +35 9 £60,000 +28.34% 5
South West +143 8 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Midlands +137 6 £31,000 -29.55%
East of England +111 6 £43,750 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +102 6 £31,000 -29.55%
Yorkshire +131 2 £44,000 -7.37%
Scotland +82 2 £55,000 -1.84%

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, IT jobs citing Appium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Appium.

1 151 (93.21%) Test Automation
2 124 (76.54%) Selenium
3 98 (60.49%) QA
4 96 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (50.00%) Java
6 70 (43.21%) JavaScript
7 63 (38.89%) WebDriver
8 58 (35.80%) Cucumber
9 57 (35.19%) BDD
10 47 (29.01%) Python
11 45 (27.78%) Scrum
11 45 (27.78%) Android
12 42 (25.93%) Apple iOS
13 41 (25.31%) API Testing
14 40 (24.69%) JIRA
15 39 (24.07%) Mobile App
16 38 (23.46%) SDET
17 37 (22.84%) Jenkins
18 34 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (19.14%) AWS
19 31 (19.14%) WebdriverIO
20 29 (17.90%) Postman
21 28 (17.28%) TDD
22 27 (16.67%) Kanban
23 26 (16.05%) Git (software)
24 25 (15.43%) Node.js
25 23 (14.20%) C#
25 23 (14.20%) Protractor
26 22 (13.58%) ISTQB
27 21 (12.96%) Cypress.io

Appium
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (4.32%) Confluence
2 4 (2.47%) CMS
2 4 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (2.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.62%) Sketch
2 1 (0.62%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.14%) AWS
2 16 (9.88%) BrowserStack
3 12 (7.41%) Serverless
4 10 (6.17%) Azure
5 8 (4.94%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.94%) Sauce Labs
6 5 (3.09%) Firebase
6 5 (3.09%) GCP
6 5 (3.09%) GitHub
7 4 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.47%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.23%) iTunes
8 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) HTTP
1 8 (4.94%) PBX
1 8 (4.94%) RTP
1 8 (4.94%) STUN
1 8 (4.94%) VoIP
2 5 (3.09%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
1 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 124 (76.54%) Selenium
2 63 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 58 (35.80%) Cucumber
4 40 (24.69%) JIRA
5 37 (22.84%) Jenkins
6 29 (17.90%) Postman
7 26 (16.05%) Git (software)
8 23 (14.20%) Protractor
9 21 (12.96%) Cypress.io
9 21 (12.96%) Xcode
10 20 (12.35%) Calabash
11 17 (10.49%) Jasmine
12 15 (9.26%) Android Studio
13 13 (8.02%) Charles Proxy
13 13 (8.02%) Subversion
14 11 (6.79%) TeamCity
15 9 (5.56%) SpecFlow
16 8 (4.94%) Gradle
17 7 (4.32%) Maven
17 7 (4.32%) Spock
General
1 21 (12.96%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.94%) Retail
3 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.85%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (28.40%) Tester
2 45 (27.78%) QA Engineer
3 42 (25.93%) Automation Tester
4 24 (14.81%) Analyst
4 24 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 18 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 16 (9.88%) Test Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (8.64%) Developer
8 14 (8.64%) Java Automation Tester
9 13 (8.02%) JavaScript Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) QA Analyst
9 13 (8.02%) QA Automation Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) QA Test Analyst
10 11 (6.79%) Software Tester
11 10 (6.17%) Automation Test Lead
11 10 (6.17%) Test Leader
12 9 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
12 9 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.14%) WebdriverIO
2 25 (15.43%) Node.js
3 17 (10.49%) Chai
4 16 (9.88%) RESTful
5 15 (9.26%) WireMock
6 9 (5.56%) .NET
6 9 (5.56%) Lambda Expressions
7 8 (4.94%) Kafka
7 8 (4.94%) WebRTC
8 7 (4.32%) CSS
8 7 (4.32%) Gherkin
8 7 (4.32%) HTML
8 7 (4.32%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.09%) Spring
11 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.47%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.47%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.85%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.78%) Android
2 42 (25.93%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (93.21%) Test Automation
2 96 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.19%) BDD
4 45 (27.78%) Scrum
5 41 (25.31%) API Testing
6 38 (23.46%) SDET
7 34 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (17.28%) TDD
9 27 (16.67%) Kanban
10 18 (11.11%) DevOps
11 17 (10.49%) Microservices
11 17 (10.49%) Mobile Development
11 17 (10.49%) Unit Testing
12 16 (9.88%) Manual Testing
12 16 (9.88%) Regression Testing
13 15 (9.26%) Open Source
13 15 (9.26%) Performance Testing
14 14 (8.64%) Load Testing
14 14 (8.64%) Test Strategy
15 11 (6.79%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.00%) Java
2 70 (43.21%) JavaScript
3 47 (29.01%) Python
4 23 (14.20%) C#
5 21 (12.96%) TypeScript
6 14 (8.64%) Ruby
7 12 (7.41%) Apple Swift
8 11 (6.79%) SQL
9 9 (5.56%) Kotlin
10 5 (3.09%) Java 8
10 5 (3.09%) Perl
11 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.58%) ISTQB
2 14 (8.64%) ISEB
3 7 (4.32%) CFA
4 6 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Degree
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (60.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Kibana
2 3 (1.85%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (5.56%) Xamarin
2 5 (3.09%) Google
3 4 (2.47%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.23%) Apple
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.62%) Samsung