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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 209 242 265
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 36 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 19
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
6322 7355 7750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.02% 96.75% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5369 6130 6481
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +41 20 £52,500 +61.53% 4
Suffolk +7 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +15 2 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) ISEB
3 23 (42.59%) BDD
4 22 (40.74%) SpecFlow
4 22 (40.74%) Java
5 21 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 21 (38.89%) Automation Testing
6 19 (35.19%) Test Strategy
6 19 (35.19%) HP UFT
6 19 (35.19%) HP
7 18 (33.33%) QA
7 18 (33.33%) Selenium
8 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
9 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
10 13 (24.07%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) Ruby
11 12 (22.22%) SDLC
11 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
11 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 11 (20.37%) Games
12 11 (20.37%) Online Games
12 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.52%) Load Testing
13 10 (18.52%) JIRA
13 10 (18.52%) Finance
13 10 (18.52%) Manual Testing
14 9 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) SpecFlow
2 19 (35.19%) HP UFT
3 18 (33.33%) Selenium
4 10 (18.52%) JIRA
5 9 (16.67%) JMeter
5 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) Calabash
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 11 (20.37%) Games
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Online Games
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) BDD
3 21 (38.89%) Automation Testing
4 19 (35.19%) Test Strategy
5 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
6 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
7 12 (22.22%) SDLC
7 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 10 (18.52%) Load Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (16.67%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) Agile Testing
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.81%) Web Development
11 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
12 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) Ruby
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) C
8 2 (3.70%) Groovy
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) ISEB
2 21 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
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