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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Tester
Rank 834 815 824
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 38 38 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.038% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.040% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 47
Average salary £34,700 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
South East -4 16 £34,950 -4.24%
South West -17 11 £34,500 +2.98% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
London -43 3 £55,500 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -2 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -36 2 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (75.95%) Automated Testing
2 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) Selenium
3 40 (50.63%) QA
4 35 (44.30%) SQL
5 31 (39.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (37.97%) ISEB
7 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
8 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
8 23 (29.11%) Finance
9 21 (26.58%) C#
9 21 (26.58%) Manual Testing
10 19 (24.05%) ISTQB
11 18 (22.78%) Java
12 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
12 17 (21.52%) Software Testing
13 16 (20.25%) .NET
14 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
14 15 (18.99%) Scrum
15 14 (17.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
17 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
18 11 (13.92%) Regression Testing
19 10 (12.66%) JIRA
20 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
20 9 (11.39%) Banking
20 9 (11.39%) Client/Server
20 9 (11.39%) VBScript
20 9 (11.39%) Perl
20 9 (11.39%) PHP

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (5.06%) IIS
1 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) MySQL
2 6 (7.59%) MS Access
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (59.49%) Selenium
2 31 (39.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
4 10 (12.66%) JIRA
5 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.59%) JUnit
6 6 (7.59%) JMeter
7 5 (6.33%) WATIR
7 5 (6.33%) SpecFlow
7 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.06%) TestNG
8 4 (5.06%) Subversion
9 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.80%) Hudson
10 2 (2.53%) Sahi
10 2 (2.53%) Behat
10 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) XSD
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) COM
5 1 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
1 9 (11.39%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.59%) Equities
3 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.53%) Physics
4 2 (2.53%) Chemistry
4 2 (2.53%) Biology
4 2 (2.53%) Life Science
4 2 (2.53%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.53%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) UNIX
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.95%) Automated Testing
2 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
4 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
5 21 (26.58%) Manual Testing
6 17 (21.52%) Software Testing
7 15 (18.99%) Scrum
8 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Regression Testing
10 9 (11.39%) BDD
11 7 (8.86%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Line Management
12 6 (7.59%) Data Management
13 5 (6.33%) TDD
13 5 (6.33%) Web Testing
13 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.06%) Test Management
14 4 (5.06%) Workflow
14 4 (5.06%) Content Management
15 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) C#
3 18 (22.78%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) VBScript
4 9 (11.39%) Perl
4 9 (11.39%) PHP
5 8 (10.13%) VBA
5 8 (10.13%) Ruby
5 8 (10.13%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) Python
7 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.53%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.53%) F#
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) ISEB
2 19 (24.05%) ISTQB
3 14 (17.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (50.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) HP
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Informatica
4 1 (1.27%) Telerik
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 5 days ago