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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 642 726 749
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 236 168 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 201 149 98
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
95559 103804 96812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.46% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79815 85875 81464
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 £26,500
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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +62 136 £50,000 +5.26% 20
South East +8 29 £43,500 -0.57% 2
Yorkshire +10 26 £32,500 - 3
East of England +31 21 £37,500 -21.05% 2
East Midlands +12 11 £35,750 -28.50% 3
West Midlands -3 9 £50,000 - 1
South West -14 5 £41,500 +22.05%
North West +4 3 £37,500 +7.14%
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 360 (71.86%) Selenium
2 317 (63.27%) Java
3 301 (60.08%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (42.91%) Test Automation
5 213 (42.51%) QA
6 183 (36.53%) WebDriver
7 172 (34.33%) Automation Testing
8 167 (33.33%) C#
9 162 (32.34%) SQL
10 158 (31.54%) Cucumber
11 155 (30.94%) BDD
12 143 (28.54%) TDD
13 124 (24.75%) Automated Testing
14 117 (23.35%) Test Scripting
15 100 (19.96%) Finance
16 94 (18.76%) Scrum
17 86 (17.17%) Ruby
18 80 (15.97%) JavaScript
19 74 (14.77%) Degree
20 73 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
21 72 (14.37%) ISTQB
22 71 (14.17%) HP UFT
23 66 (13.17%) ISEB
23 66 (13.17%) Manual Testing
24 63 (12.57%) Python
25 57 (11.38%) HTML
25 57 (11.38%) JUnit
26 55 (10.98%) Jenkins
27 52 (10.38%) E-Commerce
28 51 (10.18%) OO

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.00%) CMS
3 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.40%) Drupal
4 2 (0.40%) Confluence
4 2 (0.40%) Node.js
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Mingle
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.60%) Internet
2 6 (1.20%) HTTP
3 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.80%) DNS
4 2 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.79%) MySQL
2 11 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) DB2
3 10 (2.00%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 6 (1.20%) Hazelcast
6 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.60%) Big Data
8 2 (0.40%) Redis
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 360 (71.86%) Selenium
2 183 (36.53%) WebDriver
3 158 (31.54%) Cucumber
4 71 (14.17%) HP UFT
5 57 (11.38%) JUnit
6 55 (10.98%) Jenkins
7 46 (9.18%) JMeter
8 45 (8.98%) SoapUI
9 44 (8.78%) SpecFlow
10 39 (7.78%) Maven
11 35 (6.99%) Appium
12 33 (6.59%) JIRA
13 32 (6.39%) Git (software)
14 29 (5.79%) Subversion
15 25 (4.99%) FitNesse
16 23 (4.59%) NUnit
17 22 (4.39%) TeamCity
18 21 (4.19%) Mockito
19 20 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (3.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 100 (19.96%) Finance
2 27 (5.39%) Games
3 24 (4.79%) Retail
4 17 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.79%) Banking
6 8 (1.60%) Marketing
7 3 (0.60%) Law
7 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.40%) Advertising
8 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.38%) HTML
2 48 (9.58%) .NET
3 40 (7.98%) XML
4 38 (7.58%) Web Services
5 34 (6.79%) Gherkin
6 32 (6.39%) SOAP
7 26 (5.19%) CSS
8 17 (3.39%) Spring
9 16 (3.19%) RESTful
10 15 (2.99%) REST
11 13 (2.59%) Apache Flex
12 11 (2.20%) J2EE
13 10 (2.00%) Flash
13 10 (2.00%) JSON
14 9 (1.80%) J2SE
15 8 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (1.60%) Ajax
16 7 (1.40%) Java EE
17 6 (1.20%) jQuery
17 6 (1.20%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.78%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.79%) User Experience
5 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.00%) Online Games
8 4 (0.80%) Social Media
8 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.80%) PlayStation
8 4 (0.80%) Xbox
9 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.40%) Physics
9 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.20%) DTV
10 1 (0.20%) Tandem
10 1 (0.20%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.19%) Linux
2 33 (6.59%) UNIX
2 33 (6.59%) Windows
2 33 (6.59%) Android
2 33 (6.59%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (1.20%) Windows Phone
3 6 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (60.08%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (42.91%) Test Automation
3 172 (34.33%) Automation Testing
4 155 (30.94%) BDD
5 143 (28.54%) TDD
6 124 (24.75%) Automated Testing
7 117 (23.35%) Test Scripting
8 94 (18.76%) Scrum
9 73 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (13.17%) Manual Testing
11 52 (10.38%) E-Commerce
12 51 (10.18%) OO
13 49 (9.78%) Regression Testing
14 47 (9.38%) Software Testing
15 44 (8.78%) OOP
16 42 (8.38%) Performance Testing
17 32 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (5.39%) Open Source
18 27 (5.39%) Refactoring
19 26 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 317 (63.27%) Java
2 167 (33.33%) C#
3 162 (32.34%) SQL
4 86 (17.17%) Ruby
5 80 (15.97%) JavaScript
6 63 (12.57%) Python
7 39 (7.78%) C++
8 19 (3.79%) PHP
9 18 (3.59%) Perl
10 10 (2.00%) C
11 9 (1.80%) VBScript
11 9 (1.80%) VB
12 7 (1.40%) Groovy
13 6 (1.20%) Lua
13 6 (1.20%) Scala
13 6 (1.20%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.60%) XPath
16 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (14.77%) Degree
2 72 (14.37%) ISTQB
3 66 (13.17%) ISEB
4 25 (4.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (42.51%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 34 (6.79%) HP
2 31 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.19%) Oracle
4 13 (2.59%) IBM
5 6 (1.20%) Google
5 6 (1.20%) Terracotta
6 4 (0.80%) Apple
6 4 (0.80%) Remedy
7 1 (0.20%) Perforce
7 1 (0.20%) VMware
7 1 (0.20%) Telerik
7 1 (0.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.20%) Progress
7 1 (0.20%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
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