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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 245 256 257
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 18 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.088% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.092% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +65.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
7185 7650 7291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.99% 95.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 6395 6249
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Bedfordshire - 4 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 50 (89.29%) Selenium
2 34 (60.71%) Java
3 33 (58.93%) Test Automation
4 29 (51.79%) Test Scripting
4 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (48.21%) QA
6 26 (46.43%) TDD
7 25 (44.64%) C++
8 24 (42.86%) SQL
9 23 (41.07%) C#
10 21 (37.50%) Degree
11 20 (35.71%) Cucumber
12 18 (32.14%) Automated Testing
12 18 (32.14%) JMeter
13 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
14 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
15 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
15 13 (23.21%) UNIX
16 12 (21.43%) Scrum
16 12 (21.43%) OOP
16 12 (21.43%) OO
16 12 (21.43%) Python
16 12 (21.43%) Kanban
16 12 (21.43%) BDD
17 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
17 11 (19.64%) XML
17 11 (19.64%) HTML
18 10 (17.86%) J2EE
18 10 (17.86%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) DB2
1 10 (17.86%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 50 (89.29%) Selenium
2 20 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 18 (32.14%) JMeter
4 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 10 (17.86%) Subversion
5 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
6 8 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.71%) LoadUI
General
1 10 (17.86%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) HTML
1 11 (19.64%) XML
2 10 (17.86%) Flash
2 10 (17.86%) RESTful
2 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
2 10 (17.86%) J2EE
2 10 (17.86%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) User Experience
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Online Games
3 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Test Automation
2 29 (51.79%) Test Scripting
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) TDD
4 18 (32.14%) Automated Testing
5 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
7 12 (21.43%) BDD
7 12 (21.43%) Kanban
7 12 (21.43%) OOP
7 12 (21.43%) OO
7 12 (21.43%) Scrum
8 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
9 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Document Management
9 10 (17.86%) Web Testing
9 10 (17.86%) System Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Automation Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Coaching
10 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) C++
3 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 23 (41.07%) C#
5 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
6 12 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (10.71%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 3 (5.36%) C
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (48.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) HP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago