The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / East of England
Rank 224 251 239
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 19 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 28
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5634 6907 7059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.29% 96.75% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 5614 5752
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the East of England

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the East of England

Automation Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 7 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +18 4 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Essex +23 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 - 1
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) C#
3 31 (60.78%) Selenium
4 26 (50.98%) Scrum
5 25 (49.02%) Test Scripting
6 21 (41.18%) BDD
7 20 (39.22%) Test Automation
8 19 (37.25%) Ruby
9 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
10 15 (29.41%) Regression Testing
11 14 (27.45%) .NET
11 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
12 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
12 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
14 10 (19.61%) QA
15 9 (17.65%) SilkTest
15 9 (17.65%) SQL
15 9 (17.65%) ISEB
15 9 (17.65%) RESTful
15 9 (17.65%) Ranorex
16 8 (15.69%) Finance
16 8 (15.69%) Java
16 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
17 7 (13.73%) MVC
17 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
17 7 (13.73%) HP
17 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
17 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
17 7 (13.73%) Web Development

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Selenium
2 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
3 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
4 9 (17.65%) Ranorex
4 9 (17.65%) SilkTest
5 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
5 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
5 7 (13.73%) JIRA
5 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) JBehave
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) RESTful
3 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (11.76%) Web Services
6 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Scrum
3 25 (49.02%) Test Scripting
4 21 (41.18%) BDD
5 20 (39.22%) Test Automation
6 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 15 (29.41%) Regression Testing
8 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Agile Testing
9 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.73%) MVC
9 7 (13.73%) Web Development
10 6 (11.76%) API Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Project Management
10 6 (11.76%) SDLC
10 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) Ruby
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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