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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Tester
Rank 819 857 853
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 90 72 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.073% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.075% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 89 69 60
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
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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 +21 28 £55,000 - 3
North West +39 25 £30,000 -21.05% 3
South East -2 11 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands -9 7 £32,500 +51.16% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £34,500 -
East Midlands +3 4 £45,000 +24.13%
South West -9 4 £33,250 +15.65%
East of England -5 2 £43,750 +16.66%
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 161 (74.54%) Selenium
2 146 (67.59%) Automated Testing
3 137 (63.43%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (58.33%) QA
5 93 (43.06%) WebDriver
6 68 (31.48%) Scrum
7 66 (30.56%) Automation Testing
8 64 (29.63%) BDD
8 64 (29.63%) Java
9 62 (28.70%) TDD
10 61 (28.24%) Cucumber
11 60 (27.78%) Test Automation
12 59 (27.31%) Windows
13 58 (26.85%) C#
14 57 (26.39%) Finance
15 56 (25.93%) HP UFT
16 55 (25.46%) Test Scripting
17 54 (25.00%) ISEB
18 53 (24.54%) Manual Testing
19 52 (24.07%) SQL
20 51 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (22.22%) ISTQB
22 47 (21.76%) Software Testing
22 47 (21.76%) Web Services
23 45 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
24 44 (20.37%) SpecFlow
25 43 (19.91%) Functional Testing
25 43 (19.91%) Microsoft
26 37 (17.13%) Regression Testing
27 35 (16.20%) Degree

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.78%) MS Office
3 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.87%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 161 (74.54%) Selenium
2 93 (43.06%) WebDriver
3 61 (28.24%) Cucumber
4 56 (25.93%) HP UFT
5 45 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (20.37%) SpecFlow
7 31 (14.35%) Jenkins
8 30 (13.89%) JIRA
8 30 (13.89%) SoapUI
9 29 (13.43%) FitNesse
10 23 (10.65%) JUnit
11 13 (6.02%) Visual Studio
12 11 (5.09%) Bugzilla
13 10 (4.63%) Eclipse
13 10 (4.63%) Firebug
13 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
13 10 (4.63%) Gradle
14 7 (3.24%) Hudson
15 6 (2.78%) Ranorex
16 5 (2.31%) NUnit
General
1 57 (26.39%) Finance
2 18 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.31%) Banking
4 5 (2.31%) Electronics
5 4 (1.85%) Games
6 3 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.76%) Web Services
2 25 (11.57%) SOAP
3 17 (7.87%) .NET
4 15 (6.94%) REST
5 14 (6.48%) J2EE
5 14 (6.48%) Java EE
6 13 (6.02%) Gherkin
7 10 (4.63%) Ajax
8 8 (3.70%) HTML
9 7 (3.24%) XML
10 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.93%) CSS
11 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.85%) Chemistry
5 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.85%) Online Gambling
6 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.39%) Online Games
7 2 (0.93%) STB
8 1 (0.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) iPad
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.31%) Windows
2 28 (12.96%) Unix
3 11 (5.09%) Linux
4 10 (4.63%) Android
4 10 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (67.59%) Automated Testing
2 137 (63.43%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.48%) Scrum
4 66 (30.56%) Automation Testing
5 64 (29.63%) BDD
6 62 (28.70%) TDD
7 60 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 55 (25.46%) Test Scripting
9 53 (24.54%) Manual Testing
10 51 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (21.76%) Software Testing
12 43 (19.91%) Functional Testing
13 37 (17.13%) Regression Testing
14 33 (15.28%) Kanban
14 33 (15.28%) SDLC
15 31 (14.35%) Test Strategy
16 26 (12.04%) Pair Programming
16 26 (12.04%) QA Automation
16 26 (12.04%) Refactoring
16 26 (12.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.63%) Java
2 58 (26.85%) C#
3 52 (24.07%) SQL
4 26 (12.04%) C++
5 12 (5.56%) Ruby
6 7 (3.24%) Groovy
6 7 (3.24%) PHP
7 6 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.39%) Scala
9 2 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (25.00%) ISEB
2 48 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 35 (16.20%) Degree
4 17 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (6.94%) SCCM
2 14 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.41%) HP
3 6 (2.78%) MKS
3 6 (2.78%) Telerik
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle
4 3 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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