The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 162 187 166
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -22.61%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3023 3546 2841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.18% 95.73% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2901 2497
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the East Midlands region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Tester
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) NUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA