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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 823 848 814
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 44 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.039% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 21
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +14 10 £45,000 - 1
East of England +21 7 £37,500 -25.00%
London +14 4 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands -3 3 £32,500 -
South West -12 3 £27,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire 0 1 £35,000 -17.64%
South East 0 1 - -
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 55 (76.39%) QA
2 50 (69.44%) Selenium
3 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (62.50%) Java
5 37 (51.39%) C#
5 37 (51.39%) SQL
6 36 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 24 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 23 (31.94%) Cucumber
9 22 (30.56%) ISEB
10 21 (29.17%) BDD
11 20 (27.78%) ISTQB
12 19 (26.39%) JIRA
13 18 (25.00%) Scrum
13 18 (25.00%) .NET
14 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
15 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
15 15 (20.83%) TDD
16 14 (19.44%) Windows
17 13 (18.06%) XML
18 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
18 12 (16.67%) Degree
18 12 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 12 (16.67%) Performance Testing
18 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
19 11 (15.28%) JUnit
19 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
19 11 (15.28%) Finance
20 10 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
20 10 (13.89%) Test Strategy

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.39%) Confluence
1 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Mingle
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Trello
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (69.44%) Selenium
2 23 (31.94%) Cucumber
3 19 (26.39%) JIRA
4 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 11 (15.28%) JUnit
6 9 (12.50%) WatiN
6 9 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 8 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 8 (11.11%) Bugzilla
8 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
8 7 (9.72%) Calabash
9 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.56%) TestNG
10 3 (4.17%) JMeter
10 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.17%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.39%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) XML
3 7 (9.72%) HTML
4 6 (8.33%) J2EE
4 6 (8.33%) CSS
4 6 (8.33%) Java EE
5 3 (4.17%) WPF
5 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
5 3 (4.17%) Spring
6 2 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.72%) Online Games
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.39%) LIMS
6 1 (1.39%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 9 (12.50%) Android
4 6 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 24 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 21 (29.17%) BDD
5 18 (25.00%) Scrum
6 15 (20.83%) TDD
6 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 10 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 9 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Workflow
10 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
10 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.94%) Web Testing
11 5 (6.94%) DSDM
12 4 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 37 (51.39%) C#
2 37 (51.39%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) Ruby
6 4 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) ISEB
2 20 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.67%) Degree
4 9 (12.50%) HND
5 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (76.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Telerik
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.39%) Green Hat
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