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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 680 736 770
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 186 105 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 147 88 87
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £32,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
100392 94384 104969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.20% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82002 79138 90255
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +46 101 £42,500 -15.00% 14
South East -12 37 £41,500 +18.57% 3
North West -5 12 £35,000 +12.90%
Yorkshire -59 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £38,500 +10.00% 1
East of England -16 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South West -16 6 £35,183 +5.02% 1
West Midlands -4 5 £33,000 -5.71% 1
North East -3 3 £42,500 +57.40%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 245 (66.58%) Selenium
2 181 (49.18%) Test Automation
3 179 (48.64%) QA
4 170 (46.20%) Java
5 154 (41.85%) C#
6 152 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 125 (33.97%) SQL
9 103 (27.99%) BDD
10 99 (26.90%) Automation Testing
11 87 (23.64%) TDD
12 85 (23.10%) Finance
13 83 (22.55%) Cucumber
14 81 (22.01%) Ruby
15 74 (20.11%) Automated Testing
15 74 (20.11%) Degree
15 74 (20.11%) Test Scripting
16 70 (19.02%) .NET
17 63 (17.12%) Scrum
18 62 (16.85%) Test Strategy
19 61 (16.58%) QuickTest Pro
20 50 (13.59%) ISEB
21 49 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
22 47 (12.77%) Python
23 46 (12.50%) Windows
24 44 (11.96%) Git (software)
25 42 (11.41%) Software Testing
26 40 (10.87%) OO
27 39 (10.60%) SQL Server
28 38 (10.33%) Perl

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (1.36%) Apache
1 5 (1.36%) Node.js
2 4 (1.09%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) Mule
3 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Sophis RISQUE
2 4 (1.09%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.63%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 3 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) HTTP
2 5 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.27%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.99%) MySQL
4 10 (2.72%) Big Data
4 10 (2.72%) Hazelcast
5 9 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (1.36%) Redis
7 4 (1.09%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.54%) Informix
10 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 245 (66.58%) Selenium
2 138 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 83 (22.55%) Cucumber
4 61 (16.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 44 (11.96%) Git (software)
6 37 (10.05%) SpecFlow
7 34 (9.24%) Jenkins
7 34 (9.24%) JIRA
8 29 (7.88%) SoapUI
9 27 (7.34%) TeamCity
10 24 (6.52%) JMeter
11 21 (5.71%) Ranorex
12 20 (5.43%) Maven
13 19 (5.16%) Hudson
14 18 (4.89%) JUnit
15 16 (4.35%) FitNesse
16 15 (4.08%) Firebug
16 15 (4.08%) Fiddler
16 15 (4.08%) TestComplete
17 14 (3.80%) NUnit
General
1 85 (23.10%) Finance
2 20 (5.43%) Games
3 16 (4.35%) Retail
4 15 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.90%) Publishing
6 6 (1.63%) Front Office
7 5 (1.36%) Law
8 4 (1.09%) Advertising
8 4 (1.09%) Banking
9 3 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.02%) .NET
2 31 (8.42%) REST
3 28 (7.61%) Web Services
4 27 (7.34%) HTML
5 24 (6.52%) XML
6 21 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 18 (4.89%) Gherkin
8 14 (3.80%) RESTful
8 14 (3.80%) SOAP
8 14 (3.80%) CSS
9 8 (2.17%) HTML5
10 7 (1.90%) Silverlight
11 6 (1.63%) COM
12 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.09%) J2SE
13 4 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (1.09%) Spring
13 4 (1.09%) Backbone.js
13 4 (1.09%) Apache Camel
14 3 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.89%) Open Source
3 16 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.80%) Online Games
5 13 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.90%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.82%) BBC
9 3 (0.82%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.54%) IVR
10 2 (0.54%) Statistics
10 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.27%) Social Media
11 1 (0.27%) iPhone
11 1 (0.27%) Social Network
11 1 (0.27%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.50%) Windows
2 34 (9.24%) Linux
3 18 (4.89%) UNIX
4 10 (2.72%) Android
5 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.09%) Debian
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (49.18%) Test Automation
2 152 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (27.99%) BDD
4 99 (26.90%) Automation Testing
5 87 (23.64%) TDD
6 74 (20.11%) Automated Testing
6 74 (20.11%) Test Scripting
7 63 (17.12%) Scrum
8 62 (16.85%) Test Strategy
9 49 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (11.41%) Software Testing
11 40 (10.87%) OO
12 34 (9.24%) Regression Testing
13 33 (8.97%) Manual Testing
14 28 (7.61%) Performance Testing
14 28 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (6.52%) Analytics
16 19 (5.16%) User Stories
17 17 (4.62%) Integration Testing
18 15 (4.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (46.20%) Java
2 154 (41.85%) C#
3 125 (33.97%) SQL
4 81 (22.01%) Ruby
5 47 (12.77%) Python
6 38 (10.33%) Perl
7 35 (9.51%) C++
7 35 (9.51%) JavaScript
8 24 (6.52%) PHP
9 22 (5.98%) VBScript
10 14 (3.80%) VB
11 11 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.63%) VB6
14 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.09%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.09%) Lua
15 3 (0.82%) Korn
15 3 (0.82%) Scala
15 3 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (20.11%) Degree
2 50 (13.59%) ISEB
3 37 (10.05%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) PhD
7 3 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
8 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (48.64%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) NFS
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.45%) Oracle
3 8 (2.17%) HP
4 6 (1.63%) Jaspersoft
5 5 (1.36%) Altiris
6 4 (1.09%) Telerik
6 4 (1.09%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.54%) Facebook
7 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.54%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.27%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Great package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £25 - £30 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
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