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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 240 238 280
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.045% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
7409 6676 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.16% 95.86% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6033 5582 7462
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 - 7 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -23 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £34,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) C#
6 8 (44.44%) Java
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 7 (38.89%) QA
8 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
8 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (33.33%) .NET
8 6 (33.33%) eggPlant
9 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 4 (22.22%) Scrum
10 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 3 (16.67%) ISEB
12 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
12 2 (11.11%) Test-First Development
12 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
12 2 (11.11%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 2 (11.11%) Firebug
5 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) Test-First Development
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
9 1 (5.56%) Document Management
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Telerik