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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 601 669 710
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 317 265 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 286 229 183
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +63 160 £52,500 +13.51% 14
South East -8 50 £38,000 -10.58% 12
Yorkshire +15 26 £35,000 +7.69% 7
North West +32 24 £37,500 +7.14% 12
West Midlands -9 19 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East of England -4 16 £39,000 -13.33%
East Midlands +11 12 £42,000 +20.00% 2
South West -8 7 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North East +3 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 479 (68.14%) Selenium
2 469 (66.71%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (52.77%) QA
4 301 (42.82%) Java
5 295 (41.96%) WebDriver
6 293 (41.68%) Test Automation
7 288 (40.97%) BDD
8 254 (36.13%) C#
9 250 (35.56%) Automation Testing
10 243 (34.57%) Cucumber
11 223 (31.72%) SQL
12 195 (27.74%) TDD
13 193 (27.45%) Automated Testing
14 150 (21.34%) ISTQB
15 141 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
16 138 (19.63%) Test Scripting
17 135 (19.20%) Scrum
18 133 (18.92%) ISEB
19 129 (18.35%) Finance
20 123 (17.50%) Software Testing
21 121 (17.21%) HP UFT
22 108 (15.36%) Ruby
23 104 (14.79%) Microsoft
24 103 (14.65%) SpecFlow
25 101 (14.37%) JIRA
26 96 (13.66%) Jenkins
27 94 (13.37%) Windows
28 91 (12.94%) Web Services
29 88 (12.52%) Regression Testing
30 82 (11.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (1.42%) Node.js
2 8 (1.14%) Confluence
3 4 (0.57%) IIS
4 3 (0.43%) Apache
4 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.28%) CMS
5 2 (0.28%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.28%) JBoss
5 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.14%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 37 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Project
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.84%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.84%) HTTP
2 7 (1.00%) Internet
3 3 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.28%) DVB
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 39 (5.55%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.70%) DB2
3 19 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (1.42%) MySQL
5 8 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.00%) Big Data
7 6 (0.85%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 479 (68.14%) Selenium
2 295 (41.96%) WebDriver
3 243 (34.57%) Cucumber
4 121 (17.21%) HP UFT
5 103 (14.65%) SpecFlow
6 101 (14.37%) JIRA
7 96 (13.66%) Jenkins
8 74 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (7.97%) JMeter
9 56 (7.97%) JUnit
10 55 (7.82%) Git (software)
10 55 (7.82%) SoapUI
11 37 (5.26%) FitNesse
12 30 (4.27%) Hudson
12 30 (4.27%) NUnit
13 28 (3.98%) Selenium IDE
14 24 (3.41%) Appium
14 24 (3.41%) Calabash
15 22 (3.13%) TestNG
16 21 (2.99%) RSpec
General
1 129 (18.35%) Finance
2 39 (5.55%) Retail
3 25 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.99%) Games
5 14 (1.99%) Law
6 13 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.71%) Marketing
8 10 (1.42%) Electronics
9 9 (1.28%) Banking
10 6 (0.85%) Advertising
10 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.71%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (12.94%) Web Services
2 76 (10.81%) HTML
3 73 (10.38%) Gherkin
4 72 (10.24%) .NET
5 47 (6.69%) XML
6 45 (6.40%) SOAP
7 37 (5.26%) CSS
8 30 (4.27%) RESTful
9 21 (2.99%) J2EE
10 17 (2.42%) JSON
11 15 (2.13%) REST
12 10 (1.42%) DOM
13 9 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (1.00%) Backbone.js
14 7 (1.00%) J2SE
15 6 (0.85%) Apache Camel
15 6 (0.85%) HTML5
16 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET
16 5 (0.71%) LAMP
16 5 (0.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.42%) Fintech
6 11 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.28%) iPhone
8 7 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.85%) Replication
10 5 (0.71%) Physics
10 5 (0.71%) User Experience
11 4 (0.57%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.57%) iDTV
11 4 (0.57%) Social Network
11 4 (0.57%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.43%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.37%) Windows
2 68 (9.67%) Unix
3 64 (9.10%) Linux
4 36 (5.12%) Android
5 31 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (66.71%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (41.68%) Test Automation
3 288 (40.97%) BDD
4 250 (35.56%) Automation Testing
5 195 (27.74%) TDD
6 193 (27.45%) Automated Testing
7 141 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (19.63%) Test Scripting
9 135 (19.20%) Scrum
10 123 (17.50%) Software Testing
11 88 (12.52%) Regression Testing
12 76 (10.81%) Performance Testing
13 68 (9.67%) Software Engineering
14 67 (9.53%) Functional Testing
15 66 (9.39%) Manual Testing
16 65 (9.25%) E-Commerce
17 63 (8.96%) SDLC
18 55 (7.82%) QA Automation
19 51 (7.25%) Test Strategy
20 50 (7.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (42.82%) Java
2 254 (36.13%) C#
3 223 (31.72%) SQL
4 108 (15.36%) Ruby
5 74 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 62 (8.82%) Python
7 41 (5.83%) PHP
8 35 (4.98%) C++
9 19 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.13%) Perl
11 12 (1.71%) Scala
11 12 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.56%) Groovy
13 10 (1.42%) VBScript
14 9 (1.28%) C
15 8 (1.14%) VB
16 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (21.34%) ISTQB
2 133 (18.92%) ISEB
3 82 (11.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 76 (10.81%) Degree
5 11 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.71%) CISSP
7 4 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) HND
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (52.77%) QA
2 31 (4.41%) SDET
3 1 (0.14%) EMIR
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.43%) XenApp
2 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.43%) XenServer
3 2 (0.28%) Firmware
3 2 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 104 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.68%) HP
3 19 (2.70%) hybris
4 9 (1.28%) Capita
4 9 (1.28%) Oracle
5 6 (0.85%) VMware
6 4 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.57%) Citrix
6 4 (0.57%) Google
6 4 (0.57%) SAP
7 3 (0.43%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.28%) Cegedim Rx
8 2 (0.28%) Marketo
8 2 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.14%) Brady
9 1 (0.14%) IBM
9 1 (0.14%) Murex
9 1 (0.14%) Tableau
9 1 (0.14%) Yantra
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