Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Appium
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 720 774
Rank change year-on-year +276 +54 +78
Permanent jobs citing Appium 329 313 361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 1.28% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 326 232 272
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,300 £33,875
90th Percentile £66,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -10.53%

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 12,975 24,460 30,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.35% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10,713 19,418 24,312
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,428 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 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 +279 321 £55,000 - 21
London +216 207 £61,500 -2.77% 15
UK excluding London +188 115 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Work from Home 0 53 £45,000 -14.29% 7
South East +197 49 £50,000 -20.00% 1
North of England +72 34 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +87 21 £22,500 -43.75% 1
North East +37 19 £60,000 +81.82%
North West +61 8 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Yorkshire +38 7 £47,250 +5.00%
East of England +93 6 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Midlands +82 4 £31,000 -13.89%
West Midlands +74 4 £31,000 -10.14%
Scotland +44 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 299 (90.88%) Test Automation
2 239 (72.64%) Selenium
3 188 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (56.53%) QA
5 176 (53.50%) Java
6 152 (46.20%) Cucumber
7 149 (45.29%) JavaScript
8 128 (38.91%) BDD
9 105 (31.91%) WebDriver
10 94 (28.57%) Mobile App
11 91 (27.66%) Android
12 90 (27.36%) Apple iOS
13 89 (27.05%) Jenkins
14 83 (25.23%) Python
15 82 (24.92%) SDET
16 77 (23.40%) API Testing
17 72 (21.88%) Scrum
18 57 (17.33%) C#
18 57 (17.33%) Postman
19 56 (17.02%) JIRA
20 54 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (15.20%) TDD
22 41 (12.46%) ISTQB
23 40 (12.16%) DevOps
23 40 (12.16%) Calabash
23 40 (12.16%) Test Strategy
24 38 (11.55%) Finance
25 36 (10.94%) Gherkin
25 36 (10.94%) Git (software)
25 36 (10.94%) 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 22 (6.69%) Confluence
2 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.30%) Sketch
2 1 (0.30%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.64%) BrowserStack
2 34 (10.33%) AWS
3 20 (6.08%) Azure
4 15 (4.56%) Serverless
5 12 (3.65%) Google Analytics
6 11 (3.34%) iTunes
7 10 (3.04%) Firebase
8 9 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
10 6 (1.82%) GitHub
10 6 (1.82%) Slack
11 4 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.22%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (0.91%) GCP
13 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.65%) HTTP
2 8 (2.43%) Intranet
3 2 (0.61%) PBX
3 2 (0.61%) RTP
3 2 (0.61%) STUN
3 2 (0.61%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.65%) MongoDB
2 8 (2.43%) MySQL
3 6 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.61%) Bigtable
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 239 (72.64%) Selenium
2 152 (46.20%) Cucumber
3 105 (31.91%) WebDriver
4 89 (27.05%) Jenkins
5 57 (17.33%) Postman
6 56 (17.02%) JIRA
7 40 (12.16%) Calabash
8 36 (10.94%) Cypress.io
8 36 (10.94%) Git (software)
9 31 (9.42%) Protractor
10 24 (7.29%) JMeter
11 21 (6.38%) Android Studio
12 16 (4.86%) Jasmine
12 16 (4.86%) SpecFlow
12 16 (4.86%) Xcode
13 14 (4.26%) Maven
14 13 (3.95%) JUnit
14 13 (3.95%) Selendroid
14 13 (3.95%) TeamCity
15 11 (3.34%) Charles Proxy
General
1 38 (11.55%) Finance
2 14 (4.26%) Banking
2 14 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (3.65%) Retail
4 4 (1.22%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.61%) Law
5 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (30.70%) Tester
2 93 (28.27%) Automation Tester
3 84 (25.53%) QA Engineer
4 36 (10.94%) Analyst
4 36 (10.94%) Test Analyst
5 34 (10.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 32 (9.73%) Mobile Tester
7 31 (9.42%) Test Engineer
8 29 (8.81%) Senior QA Engineer
9 27 (8.21%) Automation Test Analyst
10 25 (7.60%) Developer
11 23 (6.99%) Automation Test Lead
11 23 (6.99%) Test Leader
12 21 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
13 19 (5.78%) JavaScript Engineer
13 19 (5.78%) Lead Tester
14 16 (4.86%) Automation Engineer
14 16 (4.86%) Lead Developer
15 15 (4.56%) Software Tester
16 14 (4.26%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.94%) Gherkin
2 27 (8.21%) WebdriverIO
3 23 (6.99%) RESTful
4 21 (6.38%) REST
5 20 (6.08%) React
5 20 (6.08%) React Native
6 19 (5.78%) Node.js
7 16 (4.86%) Chai
8 13 (3.95%) CSS
8 13 (3.95%) Lambda Expressions
9 12 (3.65%) .NET
9 12 (3.65%) HTML
9 12 (3.65%) HTML5
9 12 (3.65%) WireMock
10 10 (3.04%) PhoneGap
11 9 (2.74%) Kafka
12 7 (2.13%) pytest
13 6 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (1.82%) Spring
14 3 (0.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.56%) Video on Demand
3 11 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (0.91%) User Experience
6 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.66%) Android
2 90 (27.36%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.82%) Linux
3 6 (1.82%) Unix
4 4 (1.22%) Windows
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (90.88%) Test Automation
2 188 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (38.91%) BDD
4 82 (24.92%) SDET
5 77 (23.40%) API Testing
6 72 (21.88%) Scrum
7 54 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (15.20%) TDD
9 40 (12.16%) DevOps
9 40 (12.16%) Test Strategy
10 35 (10.64%) Kanban
11 34 (10.33%) Microservices
12 29 (8.81%) Manual Testing
13 26 (7.90%) Test Management
14 25 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (6.69%) OOP
15 22 (6.69%) Regression Testing
16 19 (5.78%) Build Automation
16 19 (5.78%) Collaborative Working
16 19 (5.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (53.50%) Java
2 149 (45.29%) JavaScript
3 83 (25.23%) Python
4 57 (17.33%) C#
5 27 (8.21%) Ruby
5 27 (8.21%) SQL
6 25 (7.60%) Apple Swift
7 20 (6.08%) TypeScript
8 18 (5.47%) Kotlin
9 11 (3.34%) Objective-C
9 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.82%) Groovy
10 6 (1.82%) Java 8
10 6 (1.82%) Scala
11 4 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (1.22%) Perl
11 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.61%) Go
12 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (12.46%) ISTQB
2 27 (8.21%) ISEB
3 16 (4.86%) CFA
4 9 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.22%) Degree
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (56.53%) QA
System Software
1 22 (6.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) Kibana
2 9 (2.74%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.61%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 35 (10.64%) Xamarin
2 12 (3.65%) Google
3 11 (3.34%) Apple
4 8 (2.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.82%) Oracle
6 4 (1.22%) Perfecto Mobile
6 4 (1.22%) Splunk
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe
7 2 (0.61%) Demandware
7 2 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) Instagram
8 1 (0.30%) Samsung