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 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
Automated Tester
Rank 829 864 840
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 31 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.040% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.042% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 23
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 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
North West +15 14 £37,500 +15.38% 3
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
London +19 5 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
South East +4 2 £36,500 +16.80%
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (71.83%) Selenium
2 48 (67.61%) QA
3 41 (57.75%) Automated Testing
4 38 (53.52%) Java
5 36 (50.70%) SQL
6 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (38.03%) ISEB
8 24 (33.80%) Test Scripting
9 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
9 21 (29.58%) C#
10 20 (28.17%) .NET
11 18 (25.35%) XML
11 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
11 18 (25.35%) Cucumber
12 17 (23.94%) Regression Testing
12 17 (23.94%) Scrum
13 16 (22.54%) TDD
14 14 (19.72%) Finance
14 14 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
15 13 (18.31%) Degree
15 13 (18.31%) JIRA
15 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
16 12 (16.90%) Automation Testing
16 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
16 12 (16.90%) BDD
16 12 (16.90%) Test Strategy
17 11 (15.49%) CSS
17 11 (15.49%) HTML
18 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (4.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Mingle
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Trello
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.23%) MS Access
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (71.83%) Selenium
2 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
2 18 (25.35%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.31%) JIRA
4 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
5 10 (14.08%) WatiN
6 9 (12.68%) JUnit
7 8 (11.27%) Eclipse
7 8 (11.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
8 3 (4.23%) TestNG
8 3 (4.23%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.82%) Appium
10 1 (1.41%) Calabash
10 1 (1.41%) WATIR
10 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) XML
3 11 (15.49%) HTML
3 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 6 (8.45%) J2EE
4 6 (8.45%) Java EE
5 5 (7.04%) Ajax
6 4 (5.63%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.23%) WPF
7 3 (4.23%) LAMP
7 3 (4.23%) Spring
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) LIMS
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) UNIX
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
1 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.63%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Automated Testing
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) Test Scripting
4 17 (23.94%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) Regression Testing
5 16 (22.54%) TDD
6 14 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
8 12 (16.90%) BDD
8 12 (16.90%) Test Strategy
8 12 (16.90%) Automation Testing
9 10 (14.08%) Agile Testing
9 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.08%) Web Testing
9 10 (14.08%) Workflow
10 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Manual Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (53.52%) Java
2 36 (50.70%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) C#
4 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.45%) PHP
7 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) ISEB
2 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
3 13 (18.31%) Degree
4 10 (14.08%) HND
5 7 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (67.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Telerik
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.41%) Green Hat
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