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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / East of England
Rank 219 240 252
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 26 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 20
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
5618 6649 6998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.95% 97.07% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 5481 5662
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +17 11 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Bedfordshire +16 8 £55,000 +48.64%
Essex +21 4 £31,500 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 - 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Scrum
2 28 (57.14%) C#
3 27 (55.10%) Selenium
4 24 (48.98%) Test Scripting
4 24 (48.98%) BDD
5 21 (42.86%) Ruby
6 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (30.61%) Test Strategy
7 15 (30.61%) SpecFlow
8 14 (28.57%) .NET
9 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
10 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.45%) QA
11 10 (20.41%) RESTful
12 9 (18.37%) Automation Testing
12 9 (18.37%) JIRA
12 9 (18.37%) Java
12 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
13 8 (16.33%) MVC
13 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
13 8 (16.33%) HP
13 8 (16.33%) ISEB
13 8 (16.33%) HP UFT
13 8 (16.33%) Web Development
13 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
13 8 (16.33%) Agile Testing
13 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET 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 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Selenium
2 15 (30.61%) SpecFlow
3 9 (18.37%) JIRA
4 8 (16.33%) HP UFT
4 8 (16.33%) Ranorex
4 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.29%) SilkTest
5 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.08%) JBehave
9 1 (2.04%) JUnit
9 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) RESTful
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.04%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Scrum
3 24 (48.98%) BDD
3 24 (48.98%) Test Scripting
4 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
5 15 (30.61%) Test Strategy
6 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Automation Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Testing
8 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.33%) MVC
8 8 (16.33%) Web Development
9 7 (14.29%) API Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (14.29%) SDLC
9 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.24%) Coaching
10 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
11 5 (10.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) Ruby
3 9 (18.37%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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