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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 231 268 261
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 36 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 7
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
7329 8188 8152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.61% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 6827 7099
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +47 28 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 4 - - 1
Suffolk - 4 £21,500 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 43 (91.49%) Selenium
2 27 (57.45%) Java
3 26 (55.32%) Test Automation
4 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (53.19%) C++
5 23 (48.94%) SQL
5 23 (48.94%) Test Scripting
6 21 (44.68%) C#
7 20 (42.55%) QA
7 20 (42.55%) TDD
8 16 (34.04%) JMeter
9 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
9 15 (31.91%) SoapUI
10 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
10 14 (29.79%) Degree
11 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
12 11 (23.40%) OO
12 11 (23.40%) Scrum
12 11 (23.40%) User Experience
12 11 (23.40%) Kanban
13 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Web Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Python
13 10 (21.28%) UNIX
13 10 (21.28%) OOP
13 10 (21.28%) SOAP
14 8 (17.02%) Games
14 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) DB2
1 4 (8.51%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 43 (91.49%) Selenium
2 16 (34.04%) JMeter
3 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
3 15 (31.91%) SoapUI
4 7 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.77%) LoadUI
6 4 (8.51%) Subversion
6 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (17.02%) Games
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) SOAP
2 7 (14.89%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) J2EE
4 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 4 (8.51%) Flash
4 4 (8.51%) RESTful
4 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.64%) Online Games
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) UNIX
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Test Automation
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) Test Scripting
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
6 11 (23.40%) OO
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Kanban
7 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Web Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
7 10 (21.28%) OOP
8 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) BDD
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Document Management
11 4 (8.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) C++
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) C#
5 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 10 (21.28%) Python
7 6 (12.77%) PHP
8 4 (8.51%) Perl
8 4 (8.51%) C
9 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.13%) Delphi
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) QA
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