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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 643 721 722
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 244 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 209 164 123
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 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
London +44 122 £50,000 - 17
East of England +48 40 £45,000 +38.46% 4
South East +18 33 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire +8 27 £32,500 -
North West +22 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -21 7 £45,000 -10.89%
South West -27 4 £35,500 -7.79% 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 343 (76.22%) Selenium
2 281 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (60.44%) Java
4 198 (44.00%) QA
5 189 (42.00%) WebDriver
6 185 (41.11%) Test Automation
7 156 (34.67%) C#
8 153 (34.00%) Automation Testing
9 147 (32.67%) SQL
10 143 (31.78%) BDD
11 139 (30.89%) Cucumber
12 133 (29.56%) TDD
13 111 (24.67%) Automated Testing
14 102 (22.67%) Test Scripting
15 95 (21.11%) JavaScript
16 92 (20.44%) Scrum
17 84 (18.67%) Finance
18 82 (18.22%) Degree
19 72 (16.00%) Ruby
20 61 (13.56%) HTML
21 60 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
22 59 (13.11%) Manual Testing
23 58 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
24 56 (12.44%) ISEB
24 56 (12.44%) Software Testing
24 56 (12.44%) ISTQB
25 54 (12.00%) Jenkins
26 53 (11.78%) JMeter
27 50 (11.11%) JUnit
27 50 (11.11%) JIRA

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (2.22%) CMS
2 6 (1.33%) Confluence
3 4 (0.89%) Node.js
4 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.89%) Internet
2 7 (1.56%) HTTP
3 6 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.11%) DNS
5 3 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.89%) MySQL
3 8 (1.78%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.89%) Redis
5 4 (0.89%) Neo4j
5 4 (0.89%) Hazelcast
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (0.67%) DB2
6 3 (0.67%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 343 (76.22%) Selenium
2 189 (42.00%) WebDriver
3 139 (30.89%) Cucumber
4 60 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 54 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 53 (11.78%) JMeter
7 50 (11.11%) JIRA
7 50 (11.11%) JUnit
8 40 (8.89%) SpecFlow
9 39 (8.67%) SoapUI
10 32 (7.11%) Calabash
11 26 (5.78%) Git (software)
12 25 (5.56%) Appium
13 24 (5.33%) TeamCity
14 23 (5.11%) Maven
15 19 (4.22%) Hudson
16 17 (3.78%) FitNesse
16 17 (3.78%) LoadRunner
17 14 (3.11%) NUnit
18 13 (2.89%) Firebug
General
1 84 (18.67%) Finance
2 27 (6.00%) Games
3 24 (5.33%) Retail
4 18 (4.00%) Banking
5 11 (2.44%) Advertising
6 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.89%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.56%) HTML
2 37 (8.22%) .NET
3 32 (7.11%) CSS
4 27 (6.00%) XML
5 26 (5.78%) Web Services
6 22 (4.89%) Gherkin
7 20 (4.44%) SOAP
8 15 (3.33%) RESTful
9 14 (3.11%) REST
10 13 (2.89%) jQuery
10 13 (2.89%) Ajax
11 11 (2.44%) Spring
12 9 (2.00%) Middleware
13 7 (1.56%) J2SE
13 7 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (1.33%) QuickFIX
15 5 (1.11%) Velocity
15 5 (1.11%) Apache Flex
15 5 (1.11%) Java EE
15 5 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.67%) Mobile App
2 38 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.89%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.00%) User Experience
5 22 (4.89%) Open Source
6 17 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.33%) Social Media
8 5 (1.11%) Online Games
8 5 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) Social Network
10 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.44%) iPhone
11 2 (0.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.78%) Windows
1 44 (9.78%) Android
2 43 (9.56%) Apple iOS
3 39 (8.67%) Linux
4 24 (5.33%) UNIX
5 10 (2.22%) Windows Phone 8
5 10 (2.22%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (41.11%) Test Automation
3 153 (34.00%) Automation Testing
4 143 (31.78%) BDD
5 133 (29.56%) TDD
6 111 (24.67%) Automated Testing
7 102 (22.67%) Test Scripting
8 92 (20.44%) Scrum
9 59 (13.11%) Manual Testing
10 58 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (12.44%) Software Testing
12 42 (9.33%) Regression Testing
13 41 (9.11%) Performance Testing
14 40 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (8.89%) E-Commerce
15 36 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (7.56%) OO
17 31 (6.89%) OOP
18 28 (6.22%) Mentoring
19 27 (6.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 272 (60.44%) Java
2 156 (34.67%) C#
3 147 (32.67%) SQL
4 95 (21.11%) JavaScript
5 72 (16.00%) Ruby
6 47 (10.44%) Python
7 31 (6.89%) C++
8 27 (6.00%) Perl
9 15 (3.33%) Groovy
10 13 (2.89%) PHP
11 11 (2.44%) C
12 9 (2.00%) VBScript
12 9 (2.00%) VB
13 7 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.11%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.89%) Lua
15 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.44%) R
16 2 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (18.22%) Degree
2 56 (12.44%) ISEB
2 56 (12.44%) ISTQB
3 13 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (44.00%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (3.56%) Oracle
2 11 (2.44%) Google
3 9 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.00%) HP
4 5 (1.11%) Apple
4 5 (1.11%) IBM
5 4 (0.89%) Terracotta
6 2 (0.44%) Sony
7 1 (0.22%) VMware
7 1 (0.22%) Telerik
7 1 (0.22%) SAP
7 1 (0.22%) Siebel
7 1 (0.22%) Progress
7 1 (0.22%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum (DOE - possibly more) + bonus + shar
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
The Creative Emporium
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago