The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 712 739 766
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 169 116 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 147 97 98
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Tester
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
London -23 98 £47,500 -7.31% 11
South East +26 36 £40,750 +18.97% 4
Yorkshire -37 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North West +11 9 £35,000 +12.90% 2
South West -12 8 £36,250 +8.20% 2
East of England -10 7 £47,500 +65.21%
East Midlands -6 5 £38,500 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -13 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 241 (68.47%) Selenium
2 191 (54.26%) Test Automation
3 163 (46.31%) QA
4 161 (45.74%) Java
5 148 (42.05%) C#
6 145 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (38.35%) WebDriver
8 123 (34.94%) SQL
9 107 (30.40%) BDD
10 97 (27.56%) Automation Testing
11 92 (26.14%) TDD
12 91 (25.85%) Finance
13 90 (25.57%) Cucumber
14 84 (23.86%) .NET
15 80 (22.73%) Ruby
16 75 (21.31%) Test Scripting
16 75 (21.31%) Scrum
17 72 (20.45%) Automated Testing
18 71 (20.17%) Degree
19 59 (16.76%) QuickTest Pro
20 51 (14.49%) Python
21 50 (14.20%) ISEB
22 49 (13.92%) Test Strategy
23 44 (12.50%) OO
24 42 (11.93%) Windows
24 42 (11.93%) Jenkins
25 40 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
26 39 (11.08%) Linux
26 39 (11.08%) REST
27 38 (10.80%) Web Services

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (1.99%) Confluence
2 6 (1.70%) Apache
3 5 (1.42%) Node.js
4 3 (0.85%) Drupal
5 2 (0.57%) Mule
5 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.57%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.41%) HTTP
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.11%) Big Data
3 14 (3.98%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.13%) Hazelcast
4 11 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (3.13%) MySQL
5 5 (1.42%) Redis
6 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) Informix
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 241 (68.47%) Selenium
2 135 (38.35%) WebDriver
3 90 (25.57%) Cucumber
4 59 (16.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 42 (11.93%) Jenkins
6 33 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 31 (8.81%) SoapUI
8 30 (8.52%) JIRA
9 29 (8.24%) JMeter
10 25 (7.10%) Maven
11 23 (6.53%) Ranorex
12 22 (6.25%) SpecFlow
13 20 (5.68%) JUnit
14 18 (5.11%) FitNesse
14 18 (5.11%) TestComplete
14 18 (5.11%) TeamCity
15 17 (4.83%) WinRunner
16 15 (4.26%) NUnit
17 13 (3.69%) WATIR
17 13 (3.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (25.85%) Finance
2 21 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.68%) Games
4 18 (5.11%) Retail
5 10 (2.84%) Publishing
5 10 (2.84%) Banking
6 6 (1.70%) Front Office
7 5 (1.42%) Law
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (23.86%) .NET
2 39 (11.08%) REST
3 38 (10.80%) Web Services
4 31 (8.81%) HTML
5 26 (7.39%) XML
6 23 (6.53%) .NET Framework
7 18 (5.11%) Gherkin
8 17 (4.83%) SOAP
8 17 (4.83%) CSS
9 11 (3.13%) JSON
10 10 (2.84%) RESTful
11 9 (2.56%) HTML5
12 8 (2.27%) Silverlight
13 6 (1.70%) COM
14 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET
15 3 (0.85%) Apache Camel
15 3 (0.85%) Backbone.js
15 3 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
15 3 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.39%) Open Source
2 24 (6.82%) Mathematics
3 22 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.11%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.41%) Online Games
7 7 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.99%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.42%) Statistics
8 5 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.14%) IVR
10 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.85%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.85%) BBC
10 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.93%) Windows
2 39 (11.08%) Linux
3 19 (5.40%) UNIX
4 13 (3.69%) Android
5 11 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.14%) Debian
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (54.26%) Test Automation
2 145 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (30.40%) BDD
4 97 (27.56%) Automation Testing
5 92 (26.14%) TDD
6 75 (21.31%) Test Scripting
6 75 (21.31%) Scrum
7 72 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 49 (13.92%) Test Strategy
9 44 (12.50%) OO
10 40 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (10.51%) Software Testing
12 32 (9.09%) Analytics
13 28 (7.95%) Performance Testing
14 23 (6.53%) Manual Testing
14 23 (6.53%) User Stories
15 22 (6.25%) Regression Testing
16 17 (4.83%) RAD
17 16 (4.55%) Workflow
17 16 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 161 (45.74%) Java
2 148 (42.05%) C#
3 123 (34.94%) SQL
4 80 (22.73%) Ruby
5 51 (14.49%) Python
6 36 (10.23%) JavaScript
7 30 (8.52%) C++
7 30 (8.52%) PHP
8 22 (6.25%) Perl
8 22 (6.25%) VBScript
9 15 (4.26%) VB
10 11 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.70%) VB6
13 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.14%) C
15 3 (0.85%) Scala
15 3 (0.85%) Lua
15 3 (0.85%) Korn
15 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (20.17%) Degree
2 50 (14.20%) ISEB
3 33 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.70%) PhD
5 6 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (46.31%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) NFS
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.13%) HP
3 10 (2.84%) Oracle
4 8 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
5 5 (1.42%) Altiris
6 4 (1.14%) Telerik
7 3 (0.85%) Terracotta
7 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.57%) Facebook
9 1 (0.28%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
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Salary: £26k - 37k per year + company benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Pension
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Somerset
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
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West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
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Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENS
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East Sussex
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