The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 646 743 730
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 240 182 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 201 174 113
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the England region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in England

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in England

Automation 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 Automation Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
London +80 140 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East of England +40 31 £47,500 +10.46% 1
Yorkshire +15 25 £32,500 - 4
South East +4 22 £45,000 -5.26% 5
North West +14 10 £37,500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands +4 6 £45,000 -10.89%
East Midlands +11 2 £39,250 -1.25%
South West -15 2 £30,000 -22.07% 1
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title.

1 344 (75.77%) Selenium
2 285 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (61.89%) Java
4 199 (43.83%) QA
5 195 (42.95%) Test Automation
6 179 (39.43%) WebDriver
7 157 (34.58%) SQL
7 157 (34.58%) Automation Testing
8 151 (33.26%) Cucumber
9 146 (32.16%) BDD
10 137 (30.18%) C#
11 133 (29.30%) TDD
12 118 (25.99%) Automated Testing
13 110 (24.23%) Test Scripting
14 96 (21.15%) Scrum
15 91 (20.04%) JavaScript
16 89 (19.60%) Finance
17 78 (17.18%) Degree
18 74 (16.30%) Ruby
19 63 (13.88%) HTML
20 62 (13.66%) ISTQB
20 62 (13.66%) Manual Testing
21 61 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
21 61 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
22 59 (13.00%) ISEB
23 55 (12.11%) Python
23 55 (12.11%) JUnit
23 55 (12.11%) Jenkins
24 49 (10.79%) Software Testing
25 47 (10.35%) Regression Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.98%) CMS
2 8 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.88%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) Node.js
4 2 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.76%) HTTP
1 8 (1.76%) Internet
2 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.88%) DNS
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.08%) MySQL
2 9 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.76%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (1.76%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.76%) DB2
4 5 (1.10%) Neo4j
4 5 (1.10%) Hazelcast
5 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.66%) Redis
6 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 344 (75.77%) Selenium
2 179 (39.43%) WebDriver
3 151 (33.26%) Cucumber
4 61 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 55 (12.11%) JUnit
5 55 (12.11%) Jenkins
6 47 (10.35%) JMeter
7 43 (9.47%) JIRA
8 41 (9.03%) SoapUI
9 37 (8.15%) SpecFlow
10 31 (6.83%) Appium
11 28 (6.17%) Calabash
11 28 (6.17%) Maven
12 21 (4.63%) Git (software)
13 20 (4.41%) FitNesse
14 19 (4.19%) Subversion
15 17 (3.74%) LoadRunner
15 17 (3.74%) TeamCity
16 15 (3.30%) Mockito
16 15 (3.30%) NUnit
General
1 89 (19.60%) Finance
2 28 (6.17%) Games
3 25 (5.51%) Retail
4 15 (3.30%) Banking
5 12 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.88%) HTML
2 38 (8.37%) XML
2 38 (8.37%) .NET
3 31 (6.83%) Web Services
4 30 (6.61%) CSS
5 28 (6.17%) Gherkin
6 22 (4.85%) SOAP
7 18 (3.96%) RESTful
8 12 (2.64%) REST
8 12 (2.64%) Spring
9 11 (2.42%) Ajax
9 11 (2.42%) jQuery
10 10 (2.20%) JSON
11 9 (1.98%) Middleware
11 9 (1.98%) J2EE
12 8 (1.76%) Apache Flex
12 8 (1.76%) Flash
12 8 (1.76%) J2SE
13 7 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (1.32%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.03%) Mobile App
2 38 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.73%) User Experience
4 11 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.32%) Social Media
5 6 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.10%) Online Games
6 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.44%) Social Network
9 2 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.22%) DTV
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.22%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.81%) Android
2 39 (8.59%) Apple iOS
3 38 (8.37%) Windows
4 37 (8.15%) Linux
5 28 (6.17%) UNIX
6 10 (2.20%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (2.20%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (42.95%) Test Automation
3 157 (34.58%) Automation Testing
4 146 (32.16%) BDD
5 133 (29.30%) TDD
6 118 (25.99%) Automated Testing
7 110 (24.23%) Test Scripting
8 96 (21.15%) Scrum
9 62 (13.66%) Manual Testing
10 61 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (10.79%) Software Testing
12 47 (10.35%) Regression Testing
13 43 (9.47%) E-Commerce
14 40 (8.81%) Performance Testing
14 40 (8.81%) OO
15 39 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (7.71%) OOP
17 29 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (5.73%) Web Testing
19 25 (5.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 281 (61.89%) Java
2 157 (34.58%) SQL
3 137 (30.18%) C#
4 91 (20.04%) JavaScript
5 74 (16.30%) Ruby
6 55 (12.11%) Python
7 35 (7.71%) C++
8 18 (3.96%) Perl
8 18 (3.96%) PHP
9 11 (2.42%) C
10 10 (2.20%) Groovy
11 7 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.54%) VBScript
11 7 (1.54%) VB
12 6 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.10%) Lua
14 4 (0.88%) Scala
14 4 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.66%) XPath
16 2 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (17.18%) Degree
2 62 (13.66%) ISTQB
3 59 (13.00%) ISEB
4 18 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.76%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (43.83%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (4.63%) Oracle
2 20 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.74%) HP
4 8 (1.76%) IBM
5 7 (1.54%) Google
6 5 (1.10%) Apple
6 5 (1.10%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.44%) Sony
8 1 (0.22%) Remedy
8 1 (0.22%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Progress
8 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.22%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) AppDynamics
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per month
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum (DOE - possibly more) + bonus + shar
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Preston
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago