The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 232 244 260
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 26 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.22% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.23% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 1
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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 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
6861 6854 7546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.85% 95.73% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5517 5625 6505
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 of England

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

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 5 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Cambridgeshire - 20 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire -23 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) QA
4 15 (44.12%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) Java
6 13 (38.24%) C++
7 12 (35.29%) SoapUI
8 11 (32.35%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) Degree
10 8 (23.53%) Automation Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
10 8 (23.53%) Games
10 8 (23.53%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 8 (23.53%) JMeter
11 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
12 6 (17.65%) ISEB
12 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (17.65%) UNIX
12 6 (17.65%) OO
12 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 6 (17.65%) User Experience
12 6 (17.65%) BDD
12 6 (17.65%) Kanban
13 5 (14.71%) .NET
13 5 (14.71%) SOAP
13 5 (14.71%) Python

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
1 2 (5.88%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) SoapUI
3 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 8 (23.53%) JMeter
4 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (11.76%) TestComplete
5 4 (11.76%) eggPlant
5 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.82%) LoadUI
7 2 (5.88%) JIRA
7 2 (5.88%) Subversion
7 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
7 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (23.53%) Games
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) Flash
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) Online Games
3 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Automation Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.65%) OO
6 6 (17.65%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) Kanban
7 5 (14.71%) OOP
7 5 (14.71%) Web Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) C++
4 11 (32.35%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.88%) Perl
8 2 (5.88%) C
9 1 (2.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Telerik
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft