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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 839 862 829
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 39 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.035% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.037% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 16
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +25.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £31,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +12 17 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East Midlands +9 6 £45,000 - 3
East of England +9 3 £37,500 -25.00% 2
London +9 3 £42,500 -1.73% 2
South East +5 3 £36,500 +7.35%
Yorkshire 0 3 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -6 3 £27,000 -22.85%
West Midlands - 1 £29,500 -
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (71.23%) QA
2 50 (68.49%) Selenium
3 43 (58.90%) Java
4 41 (56.16%) Automated Testing
5 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (52.05%) SQL
7 29 (39.73%) C#
8 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
9 24 (32.88%) ISEB
10 22 (30.14%) ISTQB
11 21 (28.77%) WebDriver
12 19 (26.03%) Cucumber
12 19 (26.03%) .NET
13 18 (24.66%) XML
14 17 (23.29%) Regression Testing
14 17 (23.29%) JIRA
15 16 (21.92%) Scrum
16 15 (20.55%) TDD
16 15 (20.55%) BDD
17 14 (19.18%) Degree
17 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
17 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (17.81%) Finance
19 12 (16.44%) JUnit
19 12 (16.44%) Test Automation
19 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
19 12 (16.44%) Automation Testing
20 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
20 11 (15.07%) WatiN
20 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (2.74%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Mingle
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Trello
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MS Access
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (68.49%) Selenium
2 21 (28.77%) WebDriver
3 19 (26.03%) Cucumber
4 17 (23.29%) JIRA
5 12 (16.44%) JUnit
6 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
6 11 (15.07%) WatiN
7 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
8 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.48%) TestNG
8 4 (5.48%) Calabash
9 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.11%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.74%) JMeter
10 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.37%) Subversion
11 1 (1.37%) WATIR
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) XML
3 10 (13.70%) HTML
3 10 (13.70%) CSS
4 6 (8.22%) J2EE
4 6 (8.22%) Java EE
5 4 (5.48%) Ajax
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) Spring
6 3 (4.11%) WPF
7 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.74%) LAMP
8 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Online Games
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) LIMS
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.59%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Android
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Automated Testing
2 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
4 17 (23.29%) Regression Testing
5 16 (21.92%) Scrum
6 15 (20.55%) BDD
6 15 (20.55%) TDD
7 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
8 12 (16.44%) Automation Testing
8 12 (16.44%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.07%) Workflow
10 10 (13.70%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Agile Testing
11 9 (12.33%) Web Testing
11 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.96%) Manual Testing
12 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.48%) DSDM
13 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) Java
2 38 (52.05%) SQL
3 29 (39.73%) C#
4 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
5 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) PHP
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby
7 4 (5.48%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.37%) Korn
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) ISEB
2 22 (30.14%) ISTQB
3 14 (19.18%) Degree
4 11 (15.07%) HND
5 5 (6.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (71.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Telerik
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.37%) Green Hat
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