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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 223 227 252
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 31 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.49% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 26
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £33,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6174 6958 7661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.62% 96.81% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5034 5813 6271
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +11 14 £56,250 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire +16 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Essex +15 5 £30,250 -10.37%
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) BDD
3 32 (52.46%) Scrum
4 29 (47.54%) C#
5 28 (45.90%) Ruby
6 26 (42.62%) Test Scripting
6 26 (42.62%) Test Strategy
6 26 (42.62%) SpecFlow
7 24 (39.34%) Selenium
8 19 (31.15%) .NET
8 19 (31.15%) Regression Testing
8 19 (31.15%) Test Automation
9 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
10 17 (27.87%) Java
11 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
11 16 (26.23%) JIRA
12 15 (24.59%) Web Development
12 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
12 15 (24.59%) MVC
12 15 (24.59%) HP UFT
12 15 (24.59%) HP
12 15 (24.59%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (24.59%) Mobile App
12 15 (24.59%) Agile Testing
13 14 (22.95%) Automation Testing
13 14 (22.95%) Waterfall
13 14 (22.95%) SDLC
13 14 (22.95%) Project Management

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 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) SpecFlow
2 24 (39.34%) Selenium
3 16 (26.23%) JIRA
4 15 (24.59%) HP UFT
4 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.84%) WebDriver
7 5 (8.20%) JMeter
7 5 (8.20%) Ranorex
8 4 (6.56%) SilkTest
8 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.28%) JBehave
11 1 (1.64%) JUnit
11 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) .NET
2 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
3 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (16.39%) RESTful
5 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (9.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.64%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Online Games
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) BDD
3 32 (52.46%) Scrum
4 26 (42.62%) Test Scripting
4 26 (42.62%) Test Strategy
5 19 (31.15%) Regression Testing
5 19 (31.15%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.59%) Agile Testing
6 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
6 15 (24.59%) MVC
6 15 (24.59%) Web Development
7 14 (22.95%) Automation Testing
7 14 (22.95%) Project Management
7 14 (22.95%) SDLC
7 14 (22.95%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Software Delivery
10 9 (14.75%) Coaching
10 9 (14.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 9 (14.75%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) Ruby
3 17 (27.87%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) Groovy
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISEB
1 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
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