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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 231 245 257
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 34
Median salary £36,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.63% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
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
6246 7464 8344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.92% 97.62% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5261 6148 6943
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 29 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 29 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 - 9 £52,500 - 4
Hertfordshire +20 5 £35,500 -29.00%
Suffolk - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire -34 3 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Essex - 3 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) ISEB
3 18 (45.00%) Selenium
4 17 (42.50%) ISTQB
5 16 (40.00%) QA
5 16 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 13 (32.50%) HP UFT
6 13 (32.50%) C#
6 13 (32.50%) Java
7 12 (30.00%) HP
8 11 (27.50%) BDD
9 10 (25.00%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
10 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
11 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
13 6 (15.00%) Python
13 6 (15.00%) SQL
13 6 (15.00%) .NET
13 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
13 6 (15.00%) SDLC
13 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
14 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
14 5 (12.50%) Online Games
14 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (12.50%) Games

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
1 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) 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 18 (45.00%) Selenium
2 13 (32.50%) HP UFT
3 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.50%) JMeter
5 4 (10.00%) JIRA
6 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.50%) Calabash
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) NCover
8 1 (2.50%) NCrunch
8 1 (2.50%) NUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
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%) Online Games
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 11 (27.50%) BDD
4 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.00%) SDLC
7 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 4 (10.00%) V-Model
9 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) Groovy
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) ISEB
2 17 (42.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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