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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 241 262 250
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 21 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.087% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.091% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +65.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
7264 7706 7455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.45% 95.34% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6055 6463 6449
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 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 6 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
Cambridgeshire +12 9 £38,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire - 8 - -
Bedfordshire +9 3 £32,500 -24.41%
Essex - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 54 (90.00%) Selenium
2 37 (61.67%) Java
3 36 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (53.33%) Test Scripting
6 30 (50.00%) QA
7 29 (48.33%) TDD
8 28 (46.67%) C++
9 27 (45.00%) SQL
10 25 (41.67%) C#
11 22 (36.67%) Cucumber
12 21 (35.00%) Automated Testing
12 21 (35.00%) Degree
13 18 (30.00%) JMeter
13 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
14 17 (28.33%) SoapUI
15 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (25.00%) UNIX
17 14 (23.33%) OO
17 14 (23.33%) Scrum
17 14 (23.33%) Kanban
18 13 (21.67%) BDD
18 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
18 13 (21.67%) OOP
19 12 (20.00%) Python
19 12 (20.00%) XML
19 12 (20.00%) HTML
20 11 (18.33%) J2EE
20 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
20 11 (18.33%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) DB2
1 10 (16.67%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 54 (90.00%) Selenium
2 22 (36.67%) Cucumber
3 18 (30.00%) JMeter
4 17 (28.33%) SoapUI
5 10 (16.67%) Subversion
5 10 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
7 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.00%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) HTML
1 12 (20.00%) XML
2 11 (18.33%) J2EE
3 10 (16.67%) SOAP
3 10 (16.67%) Flash
3 10 (16.67%) RESTful
3 10 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) User Experience
2 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (8.33%) Online Games
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 29 (48.33%) TDD
5 21 (35.00%) Automated Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (23.33%) Kanban
7 14 (23.33%) OO
7 14 (23.33%) Scrum
8 13 (21.67%) OOP
8 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
8 13 (21.67%) BDD
9 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
10 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 10 (16.67%) System Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Document Management
10 10 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Coaching
11 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) C++
3 27 (45.00%) SQL
4 25 (41.67%) C#
5 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (10.00%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) C
9 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) VBA
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) VBScript
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) HP
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