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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 840 850 821
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 44 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.038% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 24
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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
East Midlands +9 14 £45,000 - 2
North West - 10 £40,000 - 9
East of England +5 8 £37,500 -21.05%
London +11 4 £32,500 -44.44% 2
South West -26 4 £29,750 -13.76%
West Midlands -4 3 £32,500 +8.33%
South East +4 1 - - 1
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 57 (77.03%) QA
2 53 (71.62%) Selenium
3 49 (66.22%) Java
4 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (52.70%) C#
6 33 (44.59%) SQL
6 33 (44.59%) Automated Testing
7 30 (40.54%) Cucumber
8 25 (33.78%) BDD
9 24 (32.43%) Test Scripting
9 24 (32.43%) ISTQB
9 24 (32.43%) ISEB
10 20 (27.03%) JIRA
10 20 (27.03%) WebDriver
11 19 (25.68%) Test Automation
12 18 (24.32%) Scrum
13 16 (21.62%) Windows
14 15 (20.27%) TDD
15 14 (18.92%) .NET
15 14 (18.92%) Performance Testing
16 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
16 13 (17.57%) JUnit
17 12 (16.22%) HP UFT
17 12 (16.22%) Degree
17 12 (16.22%) Computer Science
18 11 (14.86%) Android
18 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
18 11 (14.86%) Finance
18 11 (14.86%) Mentoring
19 10 (13.51%) Jenkins

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (1.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.35%) Confluence
1 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Mingle
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Trello
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (71.62%) Selenium
2 30 (40.54%) Cucumber
3 20 (27.03%) WebDriver
3 20 (27.03%) JIRA
4 13 (17.57%) JUnit
5 12 (16.22%) HP UFT
6 10 (13.51%) Bugzilla
6 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
6 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
7 8 (10.81%) Calabash
7 8 (10.81%) WatiN
8 5 (6.76%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.41%) TestNG
10 3 (4.05%) Ranorex
10 3 (4.05%) JMeter
10 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.35%) Subversion
11 1 (1.35%) Maven
11 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) J2EE
2 9 (12.16%) XML
2 9 (12.16%) Java EE
3 6 (8.11%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.41%) HTML
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) Spring
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
6 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Online Games
2 9 (12.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) LIMS
5 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Android
2 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.51%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) Automated Testing
3 25 (33.78%) BDD
4 24 (32.43%) Test Scripting
5 19 (25.68%) Test Automation
6 18 (24.32%) Scrum
7 15 (20.27%) TDD
8 14 (18.92%) Performance Testing
9 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
10 11 (14.86%) Mentoring
11 10 (13.51%) Test Strategy
12 9 (12.16%) Agile Testing
12 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Regression Testing
13 8 (10.81%) Workflow
13 8 (10.81%) Automation Testing
14 6 (8.11%) Manual Testing
15 5 (6.76%) DSDM
16 4 (5.41%) User Stories
17 3 (4.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) Java
2 39 (52.70%) C#
3 33 (44.59%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) Python
5 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.76%) Ruby
7 4 (5.41%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.35%) C
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Korn
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) ISEB
1 24 (32.43%) ISTQB
2 12 (16.22%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (10.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (77.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Telerik
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.35%) Green Hat
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