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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 236 228 257
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 22 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.62% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.63% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 34
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,400 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £42,050
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
6582 7459 8355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.66% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5448 6113 6948
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +6 7 £52,500 +69.35%
Hertfordshire +16 6 £30,000 - 1
Essex +9 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Suffolk +5 2 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Cambridgeshire -42 2 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Selenium
3 18 (45.00%) Automation Testing
4 16 (40.00%) QA
4 16 (40.00%) ISEB
5 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 12 (30.00%) Java
7 11 (27.50%) HP UFT
7 11 (27.50%) BDD
8 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.00%) HP
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
11 7 (17.50%) SDLC
11 7 (17.50%) Python
11 7 (17.50%) JMeter
12 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (15.00%) SQL
12 6 (15.00%) .NET
12 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
13 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (12.50%) JIRA
13 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) HP UFT
3 7 (17.50%) JMeter
3 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) Hudson
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.50%) Calabash
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) NCover
7 1 (2.50%) NCrunch
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Online Games
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Automation Testing
3 11 (27.50%) BDD
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.50%) System Testing
11 3 (7.50%) V-Model
11 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Groovy
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) ISEB
2 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago