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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 220 227 249
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 18
Median salary £53,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £87,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
5973 6968 7360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 96.03% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 5921 5977
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +23 16 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Hertfordshire +12 4 £42,500 -51.42%
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Suffolk -9 2 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) BDD
3 26 (45.61%) C#
4 25 (43.86%) SpecFlow
5 23 (40.35%) Java
6 22 (38.60%) Test Strategy
7 21 (36.84%) Automation Testing
8 20 (35.09%) QA
9 19 (33.33%) Ruby
10 18 (31.58%) E-Commerce
11 17 (29.82%) Scrum
12 16 (28.07%) HP
12 16 (28.07%) HP UFT
12 16 (28.07%) .NET
13 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
13 15 (26.32%) SDLC
13 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
14 14 (24.56%) ISEB
14 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
14 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
14 14 (24.56%) Selenium
14 14 (24.56%) JIRA
15 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
15 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (22.81%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
16 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
16 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
16 12 (21.05%) MVC

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 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) SpecFlow
2 16 (28.07%) HP UFT
3 14 (24.56%) JIRA
3 14 (24.56%) Selenium
4 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (15.79%) JMeter
6 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) JUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Maven
7 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (17.54%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) .NET
2 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (8.77%) RESTful
5 4 (7.02%) Web Services
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.75%) REST
7 1 (1.75%) WPF
7 1 (1.75%) XML
7 1 (1.75%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (17.54%) Online Games
3 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.75%) Unix
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) BDD
3 22 (38.60%) Test Strategy
4 21 (36.84%) Automation Testing
5 18 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 17 (29.82%) Scrum
7 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 15 (26.32%) SDLC
7 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 12 (21.05%) MVC
8 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.05%) Web Development
9 11 (19.30%) Agile Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Project Management
10 10 (17.54%) Load Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Coaching
11 8 (14.04%) Software Delivery
11 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) C#
2 23 (40.35%) Java
3 19 (33.33%) Ruby
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) C
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) Groovy
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) ISEB
1 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SDET
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
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