Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Appium
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 570 741 726
Rank change year-on-year +171 -15 +172
Permanent jobs citing Appium 298 216 422
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 1.01% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 243 148 266
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,225 £35,625
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £64,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -1.64%

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 16,660 21,386 29,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.74% 19.45% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13,206 17,071 23,606
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,375 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Appium in the UK

Appium
Top 15 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 20 April 2021. 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 +206 284 £55,000 - 14
London +162 172 £62,500 -3.85% 6
UK excluding London +118 116 £50,000 +17.65% 8
South East +127 65 £50,000 +3.09% 4
Work from Home -86 47 £48,750 -25.00% 3
North of England -6 22 £50,000 +17.65% 3
South West +18 12 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +21 9 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Yorkshire -14 9 £49,500 +16.47% 1
Midlands +25 7 £43,750 +9.38%
West Midlands +13 7 £43,750 +16.67%
Scotland - 6 £42,500 -
North East +9 4 £60,000 +81.82%
East of England +58 2 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Northern Ireland +4 2 £30,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 259 (86.91%) Test Automation
2 215 (72.15%) Selenium
3 182 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (54.03%) QA
5 152 (51.01%) Java
6 137 (45.97%) Cucumber
7 134 (44.97%) BDD
8 121 (40.60%) JavaScript
9 93 (31.21%) C#
10 86 (28.86%) WebDriver
11 80 (26.85%) Mobile App
12 79 (26.51%) Android
12 79 (26.51%) Software Testing
13 78 (26.17%) TDD
14 77 (25.84%) JIRA
14 77 (25.84%) Python
15 76 (25.50%) Scrum
15 76 (25.50%) Jenkins
16 72 (24.16%) Apple iOS
17 68 (22.82%) SDET
18 64 (21.48%) API Testing
19 62 (20.81%) DevOps
20 61 (20.47%) Postman
21 60 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (20.13%) JMeter
22 58 (19.46%) Git (software)
23 53 (17.79%) Azure
24 48 (16.11%) AWS
24 48 (16.11%) Cypress.io
25 42 (14.09%) SQL

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 28 (9.40%) Confluence
2 4 (1.34%) Apache
3 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.79%) Azure
2 48 (16.11%) AWS
3 30 (10.07%) BrowserStack
4 19 (6.38%) Serverless
5 12 (4.03%) iTunes
5 12 (4.03%) Slack
6 9 (3.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (3.02%) AWS CodePipeline
6 9 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (2.68%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.35%) GCP
9 6 (2.01%) Firebase
10 5 (1.68%) Azure Storage
10 5 (1.68%) GitHub
11 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.34%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (1.01%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) Intranet
3 3 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.37%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.70%) MySQL
4 11 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.67%) Bigtable
5 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 215 (72.15%) Selenium
2 137 (45.97%) Cucumber
3 86 (28.86%) WebDriver
4 77 (25.84%) JIRA
5 76 (25.50%) Jenkins
6 61 (20.47%) Postman
7 60 (20.13%) JMeter
8 58 (19.46%) Git (software)
9 48 (16.11%) Cypress.io
10 31 (10.40%) Calabash
11 23 (7.72%) Protractor
12 21 (7.05%) Visual Studio Team System
13 20 (6.71%) JUnit
13 20 (6.71%) SpecFlow
14 18 (6.04%) Gatling
14 18 (6.04%) Maven
15 15 (5.03%) Eclipse
15 15 (5.03%) TestComplete
16 14 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (4.03%) TestNG
General
1 41 (13.76%) Finance
2 28 (9.40%) Banking
3 10 (3.36%) Retail
4 9 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.34%) Law
6 3 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 89 (29.87%) Tester
2 64 (21.48%) Automation Tester
3 63 (21.14%) QA Engineer
4 56 (18.79%) Test Engineer
5 38 (12.75%) Test Automation Engineer
6 35 (11.74%) Developer
7 33 (11.07%) Senior Test Engineer
8 32 (10.74%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 29 (9.73%) Senior QA Engineer
10 27 (9.06%) Mobile Tester
11 22 (7.38%) Lead Tester
12 20 (6.71%) Java Automation Tester
13 17 (5.70%) Applications Engineer
14 16 (5.37%) Analyst
14 16 (5.37%) Developer in Test
14 16 (5.37%) Software Tester
14 16 (5.37%) Test Analyst
15 14 (4.70%) Automation Test Lead
15 14 (4.70%) Software Developer
15 14 (4.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.09%) Gherkin
2 35 (11.74%) .NET
2 35 (11.74%) REST
3 30 (10.07%) RESTful
4 25 (8.39%) React Native
5 18 (6.04%) React
6 17 (5.70%) HTML
7 15 (5.03%) CSS
8 14 (4.70%) HTML5
9 13 (4.36%) WebdriverIO
10 12 (4.03%) PhoneGap
11 11 (3.69%) Lambda Expressions
11 11 (3.69%) SOAP
12 9 (3.02%) Chai
13 8 (2.68%) .NET Core
13 8 (2.68%) Node.js
13 8 (2.68%) pytest
14 7 (2.35%) JSON
15 6 (2.01%) Spring
16 4 (1.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.85%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.36%) Video on Demand
4 7 (2.35%) User Experience
5 5 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.67%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) Online Games
8 1 (0.34%) Social Media
8 1 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (26.51%) Android
2 72 (24.16%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.03%) Unix
3 12 (4.03%) Windows
4 8 (2.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (86.91%) Test Automation
2 182 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (44.97%) BDD
4 79 (26.51%) Software Testing
5 78 (26.17%) TDD
6 76 (25.50%) Scrum
7 68 (22.82%) SDET
8 64 (21.48%) API Testing
9 62 (20.81%) DevOps
10 60 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (12.08%) Performance Testing
12 32 (10.74%) OOP
13 31 (10.40%) Manual Testing
14 30 (10.07%) Test Management
15 28 (9.40%) Kanban
16 27 (9.06%) SDLC
17 24 (8.05%) Test Strategy
18 23 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (7.72%) Test Scripting
19 22 (7.38%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 152 (51.01%) Java
2 121 (40.60%) JavaScript
3 93 (31.21%) C#
4 77 (25.84%) Python
5 42 (14.09%) SQL
6 29 (9.73%) Ruby
7 23 (7.72%) Apple Swift
8 18 (6.04%) Groovy
9 16 (5.37%) Objective-C
9 16 (5.37%) Scala
10 15 (5.03%) TypeScript
11 13 (4.36%) Kotlin
12 12 (4.03%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.02%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (3.02%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.01%) Java 8
15 2 (0.67%) C
15 2 (0.67%) Go
15 2 (0.67%) PHP
15 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.05%) ISTQB
2 11 (3.69%) Degree
2 11 (3.69%) ISEB
3 7 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (54.03%) QA
System Software
1 32 (10.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (5.37%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.01%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.74%) Xamarin
3 13 (4.36%) Apple
4 12 (4.03%) Oracle
5 9 (3.02%) Splunk
6 8 (2.68%) Google
7 3 (1.01%) SAP
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe
8 2 (0.67%) Demandware
8 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) HP
9 1 (0.34%) Instagram
9 1 (0.34%) New Relic