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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 674 727 758
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 193 137 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 113 97
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +47 87 £46,250 -15.90% 13
South East +16 36 £37,500 +25.00% 3
North West +13 24 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Yorkshire -22 24 £33,750 -10.00% 1
East of England -20 8 £37,500 - 1
South West -3 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
East Midlands +29 4 £37,000 +15.62% 1
North East -10 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 261 (69.05%) Selenium
2 248 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (48.94%) QA
4 184 (48.68%) Java
5 153 (40.48%) WebDriver
6 152 (40.21%) C#
7 135 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 117 (30.95%) Automation Testing
9 115 (30.42%) BDD
10 102 (26.98%) SQL
11 85 (22.49%) Test Scripting
12 84 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 84 (22.22%) Degree
13 83 (21.96%) TDD
14 73 (19.31%) Automated Testing
14 73 (19.31%) Ruby
15 65 (17.20%) Finance
16 63 (16.67%) Windows
17 62 (16.40%) QuickTest Pro
18 59 (15.61%) SpecFlow
19 55 (14.55%) Test Strategy
20 53 (14.02%) Software Testing
20 53 (14.02%) JIRA
21 52 (13.76%) JavaScript
22 49 (12.96%) SQL Server
23 48 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
24 47 (12.43%) Computer Science
25 46 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
25 46 (12.17%) Scrum
26 45 (11.90%) Perl

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.85%) Confluence
2 4 (1.06%) Node.js
2 4 (1.06%) CMS
3 3 (0.79%) Drupal
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.76%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.06%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.06%) FTP
2 4 (1.06%) HTTP
3 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.12%) MySQL
3 8 (2.12%) Hazelcast
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.06%) Redis
5 4 (1.06%) Neo4j
5 4 (1.06%) Big Data
6 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 261 (69.05%) Selenium
2 153 (40.48%) WebDriver
3 84 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 62 (16.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 59 (15.61%) SpecFlow
6 53 (14.02%) JIRA
7 41 (10.85%) Git (software)
8 30 (7.94%) Hudson
9 28 (7.41%) TeamCity
10 27 (7.14%) Firebug
11 26 (6.88%) Fiddler
11 26 (6.88%) Jenkins
12 24 (6.35%) JUnit
13 23 (6.08%) SoapUI
14 22 (5.82%) JMeter
15 19 (5.03%) Calabash
16 16 (4.23%) NUnit
17 11 (2.91%) Appium
18 10 (2.65%) Maven
18 10 (2.65%) TestNG
General
1 65 (17.20%) Finance
2 23 (6.08%) Games
2 23 (6.08%) Retail
3 16 (4.23%) Advertising
4 10 (2.65%) Banking
5 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (0.53%) Front Office
7 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.94%) REST
2 26 (6.88%) XML
3 22 (5.82%) HTML
4 21 (5.56%) .NET
4 21 (5.56%) Web Services
5 20 (5.29%) RESTful
6 18 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 15 (3.97%) CSS
8 9 (2.38%) SOAP
8 9 (2.38%) jQuery
9 8 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.06%) J2SE
10 4 (1.06%) Middleware
10 4 (1.06%) LAMP
10 4 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.06%) Spring
10 4 (1.06%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (1.06%) Backbone.js
11 3 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.43%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.88%) User Experience
4 14 (3.70%) Open Source
5 12 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.59%) Online Games
8 6 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.59%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.79%) iPhone
10 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.53%) Social Network
11 2 (0.53%) Social Media
11 2 (0.53%) iPad
11 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.67%) Windows
2 42 (11.11%) Linux
3 24 (6.35%) Android
4 21 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.29%) UNIX
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 117 (30.95%) Automation Testing
4 115 (30.42%) BDD
5 85 (22.49%) Test Scripting
6 83 (21.96%) TDD
7 73 (19.31%) Automated Testing
8 55 (14.55%) Test Strategy
9 53 (14.02%) Software Testing
10 48 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (12.17%) Scrum
12 40 (10.58%) Regression Testing
13 36 (9.52%) Manual Testing
14 34 (8.99%) Performance Testing
15 32 (8.47%) Integration Testing
16 26 (6.88%) E-Commerce
17 23 (6.08%) Test Management
18 21 (5.56%) Release Management
19 19 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (48.68%) Java
2 152 (40.21%) C#
3 102 (26.98%) SQL
4 73 (19.31%) Ruby
5 52 (13.76%) JavaScript
6 45 (11.90%) Perl
7 22 (5.82%) C++
8 19 (5.03%) Python
8 19 (5.03%) VBScript
9 9 (2.38%) VB
9 9 (2.38%) PHP
10 6 (1.59%) Groovy
11 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.06%) Korn
12 4 (1.06%) Lua
13 3 (0.79%) VBA
14 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (22.22%) Degree
2 39 (10.32%) ISEB
3 29 (7.67%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) PhD
8 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (48.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.85%) HP
2 7 (1.85%) Oracle
3 5 (1.32%) Google
4 4 (1.06%) Terracotta
4 4 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (0.79%) Apple
6 2 (0.53%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.53%) Telerik
7 1 (0.26%) Altiris
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
7 1 (0.26%) Siebel
7 1 (0.26%) Sony
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Periscopix
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago