The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 805 835 801
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 45 11 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.012% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.012% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 74
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £34,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Automated Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automated Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automated Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Tester across the England region.

Automated Tester Salary Trend in England

Automated Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Automated Tester Salary Histogram in England

Automated Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London +10 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East -11 16 £37,500 +8.69% 1
North West - 6 £38,000 - 4
East Midlands +20 3 £37,500 - 1
East of England -7 3 £35,000 - 1
South West - 1 £25,000 -
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Automated 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 Automated Tester in their job title.

1 61 (69.32%) Selenium
2 49 (55.68%) ISEB
3 46 (52.27%) Automated Testing
4 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 32 (36.36%) ISTQB
7 30 (34.09%) SQL
8 28 (31.82%) QA
8 28 (31.82%) Automation Testing
9 27 (30.68%) Java
10 23 (26.14%) Finance
11 22 (25.00%) C#
11 22 (25.00%) Software Testing
12 20 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
12 20 (22.73%) BDD
13 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
13 18 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (20.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (18.18%) Regression Testing
15 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
15 15 (17.05%) JIRA
16 14 (15.91%) WebDriver
16 14 (15.91%) XML
16 14 (15.91%) Oracle
17 13 (14.77%) .NET
17 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
17 13 (14.77%) Manual Testing
18 12 (13.64%) MS Access
18 12 (13.64%) Cucumber
18 12 (13.64%) Gherkin

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Automated 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 Automated Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.36%) Drupal
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) uiautomator
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) MS Access
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 61 (69.32%) Selenium
2 20 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (17.05%) JIRA
4 14 (15.91%) WebDriver
5 12 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.82%) JUnit
7 6 (6.82%) WatiN
8 4 (4.55%) TestComplete
9 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.41%) Appium
10 2 (2.27%) Calabash
10 2 (2.27%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.27%) WebLOAD
10 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.14%) WATIR
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) XML
2 13 (14.77%) .NET
3 12 (13.64%) Gherkin
4 10 (11.36%) LAMP
5 6 (6.82%) HTML
6 5 (5.68%) Ajax
6 5 (5.68%) CSS
6 5 (5.68%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) RESTful
7 1 (1.14%) XSD
7 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Social Media
3 1 (1.14%) Life Science
3 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.14%) Physics
3 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.14%) Biology
3 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
1 7 (7.95%) Android
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Automated Testing
2 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 28 (31.82%) Automation Testing
5 22 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 20 (22.73%) BDD
7 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
7 18 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 13 (14.77%) Manual Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Line Management
11 9 (10.23%) TDD
12 8 (9.09%) Web Testing
13 6 (6.82%) Scrum
13 6 (6.82%) Workflow
14 5 (5.68%) Performance Testing
14 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (3.41%) Test Strategy
16 2 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (11.36%) PHP
5 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) VB
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
8 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (55.68%) ISEB
2 32 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 18 (20.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (11.36%) Degree
5 6 (6.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Telerik
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
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