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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 838 853 795
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -58
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 32 26 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.025% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.026% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 64
Average salary £38,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
95518 99384 95316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.55% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 78999 81114 80558
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
South East +4 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
London +40 7 £55,000 +29.41%
North West +8 7 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands +19 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -14 3 £32,500 -27.77%
East of England +10 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 58 (70.73%) Selenium
2 42 (51.22%) Automated Testing
3 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (43.90%) ISEB
4 36 (43.90%) QA
5 32 (39.02%) Java
6 31 (37.80%) SQL
7 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
8 26 (31.71%) Automation Testing
9 24 (29.27%) Test Scripting
10 22 (26.83%) C#
11 20 (24.39%) BDD
12 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
12 18 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (20.73%) XML
13 17 (20.73%) Finance
14 16 (19.51%) .NET
14 16 (19.51%) Regression Testing
15 15 (18.29%) JIRA
16 14 (17.07%) Manual Testing
17 13 (15.85%) TDD
17 13 (15.85%) WebDriver
17 13 (15.85%) Cucumber
18 12 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
19 10 (12.20%) Web Testing
19 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
19 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
19 10 (12.20%) Gherkin
20 9 (10.98%) HTML
20 9 (10.98%) PHP

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (10.98%) Drupal
2 1 (1.22%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MS Access
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (70.73%) Selenium
2 15 (18.29%) JIRA
3 13 (15.85%) WebDriver
3 13 (15.85%) Cucumber
4 12 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (8.54%) WatiN
6 6 (7.32%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.32%) JUnit
7 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.66%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.66%) Appium
8 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.66%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.44%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.22%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.22%) Calabash
10 1 (1.22%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.22%) NUnit
10 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Games
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) XML
2 16 (19.51%) .NET
3 10 (12.20%) Gherkin
4 9 (10.98%) HTML
4 9 (10.98%) LAMP
5 8 (9.76%) CSS
6 5 (6.10%) Web Services
6 5 (6.10%) Ajax
7 3 (3.66%) WPF
8 1 (1.22%) RESTful
8 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.54%) Android
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Automated Testing
2 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.71%) Automation Testing
4 24 (29.27%) Test Scripting
5 20 (24.39%) BDD
6 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
6 18 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (19.51%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.07%) Manual Testing
9 13 (15.85%) TDD
10 10 (12.20%) Web Testing
10 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.54%) Test Strategy
11 7 (8.54%) Workflow
11 7 (8.54%) Scrum
12 6 (7.32%) Line Management
13 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
14 4 (4.88%) Agile Testing
15 2 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) Java
2 31 (37.80%) SQL
3 22 (26.83%) C#
4 9 (10.98%) PHP
5 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (43.90%) ISEB
2 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (43.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Telerik
4 2 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Green Hat
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