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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 238 273 256
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 31 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 8
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +37.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £41,000
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
7245 8067 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.91% 95.35% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5972 6731 6878
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 £25,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +35 23 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +10 8 - - 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (92.31%) Selenium
2 33 (63.46%) Java
3 32 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
5 27 (51.92%) C++
6 26 (50.00%) SQL
6 26 (50.00%) QA
6 26 (50.00%) TDD
7 23 (44.23%) C#
8 20 (38.46%) Cucumber
9 17 (32.69%) JMeter
9 17 (32.69%) Automated Testing
10 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 16 (30.77%) SoapUI
11 15 (28.85%) Degree
12 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (25.00%) Scrum
13 13 (25.00%) UNIX
13 13 (25.00%) OO
13 13 (25.00%) Kanban
14 12 (23.08%) OOP
15 11 (21.15%) Manual Testing
15 11 (21.15%) BDD
15 11 (21.15%) User Experience
16 10 (19.23%) Web Testing
16 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
16 10 (19.23%) Python
16 10 (19.23%) HTML
16 10 (19.23%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (15.38%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) DB2
1 8 (15.38%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 48 (92.31%) Selenium
2 20 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 17 (32.69%) JMeter
4 16 (30.77%) SoapUI
5 8 (15.38%) Subversion
5 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 7 (13.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.54%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (15.38%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) HTML
1 10 (19.23%) SOAP
1 10 (19.23%) XML
2 9 (17.31%) J2EE
3 8 (15.38%) Flash
3 8 (15.38%) RESTful
3 8 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) User Experience
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.62%) Online Games
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
4 26 (50.00%) TDD
5 17 (32.69%) Automated Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (25.00%) Kanban
7 13 (25.00%) OO
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) OOP
9 11 (21.15%) Manual Testing
9 11 (21.15%) BDD
10 10 (19.23%) Web Testing
10 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 8 (15.38%) System Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Document Management
11 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.38%) Coaching
12 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) C++
3 26 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (44.23%) C#
5 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 10 (19.23%) Python
7 6 (11.54%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) Perl
8 4 (7.69%) C
9 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.92%) Delphi
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (50.00%) QA
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