The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Tester
Rank 833 810 836
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 41 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.036% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 41
Average salary £41,000 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.30% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,750 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automated Tester
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -43 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South East -17 11 £28,500 -19.14% 3
South West -11 7 £35,000 +22.80%
Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 -
East of England -2 2 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands -7 2 - -
West Midlands -7 1 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Automated Tester
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Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 58 (77.33%) Automated Testing
2 48 (64.00%) Selenium
3 47 (62.67%) QA
4 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (41.33%) SQL
6 23 (30.67%) C#
7 22 (29.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 19 (25.33%) ISEB
8 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
9 18 (24.00%) Java
9 18 (24.00%) .NET
10 16 (21.33%) Finance
10 16 (21.33%) ISTQB
11 15 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 15 (20.00%) Scrum
12 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
12 14 (18.67%) JIRA
13 13 (17.33%) WebDriver
14 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
15 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
15 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
16 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.00%) Perl
16 9 (12.00%) PHP
16 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
17 8 (10.67%) VBA
17 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
17 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
17 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (8.00%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (64.00%) Selenium
2 22 (29.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (18.67%) JIRA
4 13 (17.33%) WebDriver
5 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.67%) JMeter
7 5 (6.67%) JUnit
7 5 (6.67%) WATIR
8 4 (5.33%) FitNesse
8 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.33%) Subversion
9 3 (4.00%) NUnit
9 3 (4.00%) TestNG
9 3 (4.00%) Hudson
9 3 (4.00%) Behat
10 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) XSD
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.33%) COM
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) XHTML
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.00%) Equities
5 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.67%) Online Gambling
6 2 (2.67%) Open Source
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Physics
7 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.33%) Biology
7 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) UNIX
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (77.33%) Automated Testing
2 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
4 15 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.00%) Scrum
5 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 7 (9.33%) Automation Testing
8 7 (9.33%) BDD
9 6 (8.00%) Data Management
10 5 (6.67%) Workflow
10 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.00%) Content Management
12 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) C#
3 18 (24.00%) Java
4 9 (12.00%) Perl
4 9 (12.00%) PHP
5 8 (10.67%) VBA
6 7 (9.33%) Ruby
6 7 (9.33%) VBScript
6 7 (9.33%) VB
7 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.67%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.67%) F#
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) ISEB
2 16 (21.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (62.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) Informatica
3 1 (1.33%) Telerik
London
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 37k per year + company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 37-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago