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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 156 164 190
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
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
3081 3048 3437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.98% 97.26% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2396 2511 2827
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 +12 5 £40,000 - 2
Leicestershire - 4 £41,250 -
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (84.38%) C#
2 26 (81.25%) Java
3 20 (62.50%) Finance
4 18 (56.25%) HP UFT
5 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (50.00%) Selenium
6 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
6 15 (46.88%) Gherkin
7 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
7 14 (43.75%) BDD
8 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
9 12 (37.50%) Ranorex
9 12 (37.50%) QA
10 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
11 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
11 10 (31.25%) SDLC
11 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
11 10 (31.25%) JIRA
12 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
13 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
14 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
15 4 (12.50%) HP
16 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
17 2 (6.25%) ISEB
18 1 (3.13%) Degree
18 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
18 1 (3.13%) Retail
18 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) HP UFT
2 16 (50.00%) Selenium
3 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
5 12 (37.50%) Ranorex
6 10 (31.25%) JIRA
7 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.13%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 14 (43.75%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
5 10 (31.25%) SDLC
5 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
9 1 (3.13%) Online Security
9 1 (3.13%) QA Automation
9 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 26 (81.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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