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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Tester
Rank 831 818 831
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 38 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.038% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 41
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
South East -17 12 £34,000 -6.84%
South West -14 7 £35,750 +11.71% 1
London -14 6 £55,500 +30.58% 3
Yorkshire -33 6 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands -10 3 - - 1
East of England +4 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands - 2 £30,000 - 1
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (77.11%) Automated Testing
2 52 (62.65%) Selenium
3 48 (57.83%) QA
4 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.96%) SQL
5 25 (30.12%) ISEB
6 24 (28.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (28.92%) C#
7 22 (26.51%) Test Scripting
8 20 (24.10%) Java
9 19 (22.89%) .NET
9 19 (22.89%) ISTQB
10 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
10 18 (21.69%) Finance
11 16 (19.28%) Scrum
12 15 (18.07%) Manual Testing
12 15 (18.07%) JIRA
13 14 (16.87%) WebDriver
14 12 (14.46%) Mobile App
14 12 (14.46%) Software Testing
14 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
16 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
16 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
17 9 (10.84%) BDD
17 9 (10.84%) Banking
17 9 (10.84%) VBA
17 9 (10.84%) Perl

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.23%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Drupal
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) MySQL
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 52 (62.65%) Selenium
2 24 (28.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (18.07%) JIRA
4 14 (16.87%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.23%) JMeter
7 6 (7.23%) JUnit
7 6 (7.23%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.23%) SpecFlow
8 5 (6.02%) WATIR
8 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.82%) Subversion
9 4 (4.82%) TestNG
10 3 (3.61%) Behat
10 3 (3.61%) Hudson
10 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.61%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.61%) NUnit
10 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) Web Services
3 7 (8.43%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) XSD
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.20%) WCF
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.20%) COM
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) XHTML
6 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.84%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.23%) Equities
5 4 (4.82%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.41%) Physics
7 2 (2.41%) Chemistry
7 2 (2.41%) Biology
7 2 (2.41%) Life Science
7 2 (2.41%) Online Gambling
7 2 (2.41%) Open Source
7 2 (2.41%) Social Media
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) UNIX
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (77.11%) Automated Testing
2 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) Test Scripting
4 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
5 16 (19.28%) Scrum
6 15 (18.07%) Manual Testing
7 12 (14.46%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
9 9 (10.84%) BDD
10 7 (8.43%) Automation Testing
11 6 (7.23%) TDD
11 6 (7.23%) Data Management
12 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.82%) Workflow
13 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.82%) Content Management
13 4 (4.82%) Web Testing
13 4 (4.82%) Test Management
13 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) SQL
2 24 (28.92%) C#
3 20 (24.10%) Java
4 9 (10.84%) VBA
4 9 (10.84%) Perl
4 9 (10.84%) PHP
5 8 (9.64%) VBScript
5 8 (9.64%) VB
5 8 (9.64%) Ruby
6 5 (6.02%) Python
6 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.41%) PowerHouse
8 2 (2.41%) F#
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) ISEB
2 19 (22.89%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (57.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) HP
3 1 (1.20%) Telerik
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Informatica
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