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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 845 876 825
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 30 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.028% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 46
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +20 8 £40,000 - 1
North West +9 8 £32,000 -1.53% 1
London +2 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South East -3 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South West -11 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Automated Tester
UK

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (67.07%) Selenium
2 42 (51.22%) Automated Testing
3 41 (50.00%) QA
4 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (41.46%) SQL
6 33 (40.24%) Java
7 29 (35.37%) ISEB
8 24 (29.27%) Test Scripting
9 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
10 21 (25.61%) Automation Testing
11 20 (24.39%) C#
12 19 (23.17%) BDD
13 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
13 18 (21.95%) .NET
14 17 (20.73%) XML
14 17 (20.73%) TDD
15 16 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (18.29%) Cucumber
16 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
17 14 (17.07%) Finance
17 14 (17.07%) WebDriver
17 14 (17.07%) JIRA
18 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
19 11 (13.41%) Scrum
20 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
20 10 (12.20%) Web Testing
20 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
20 10 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
20 10 (12.20%) HTML
21 9 (10.98%) CSS

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (8.54%) Drupal
2 1 (1.22%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) MS Access
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (67.07%) Selenium
2 15 (18.29%) Cucumber
3 14 (17.07%) JIRA
3 14 (17.07%) WebDriver
4 10 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.54%) JUnit
6 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
6 7 (8.54%) WatiN
7 3 (3.66%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.66%) Appium
8 2 (2.44%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.22%) TestNG
9 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.22%) Subversion
9 1 (1.22%) WATIR
General
1 14 (17.07%) 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 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) XML
3 10 (12.20%) HTML
4 9 (10.98%) CSS
5 8 (9.76%) Gherkin
6 7 (8.54%) LAMP
7 5 (6.10%) Web Services
7 5 (6.10%) Ajax
8 3 (3.66%) Java EE
8 3 (3.66%) WPF
8 3 (3.66%) J2EE
9 1 (1.22%) RESTful
9 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Android
3 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Automated Testing
2 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) Test Scripting
4 21 (25.61%) Automation Testing
5 19 (23.17%) BDD
6 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
7 17 (20.73%) TDD
8 16 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
10 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Scrum
12 10 (12.20%) Web Testing
13 9 (10.98%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
14 7 (8.54%) Agile Testing
14 7 (8.54%) Workflow
15 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
16 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 4 (4.88%) Line Management
17 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) SQL
2 33 (40.24%) Java
3 20 (24.39%) C#
4 8 (9.76%) PHP
5 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) ISEB
2 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) HND
5 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) 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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Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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