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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 638 715 743
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 221 145 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 191 124 104
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +24 90 £47,500 - 9
South East +12 54 £42,500 -10.52% 6
East of England +7 25 £39,250 +20.76%
Yorkshire +1 22 £32,500 - 4
North West +8 13 £33,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
South West -15 6 £37,500 -2.59% 1
East Midlands +22 2 £42,500 +3.03%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 294 (72.95%) Selenium
2 249 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (54.84%) Java
4 185 (45.91%) QA
5 164 (40.69%) WebDriver
6 152 (37.72%) Automation Testing
7 147 (36.48%) Test Automation
8 134 (33.25%) C#
9 124 (30.77%) SQL
10 115 (28.54%) BDD
11 102 (25.31%) Cucumber
12 95 (23.57%) Test Scripting
13 94 (23.33%) Automated Testing
14 93 (23.08%) TDD
15 87 (21.59%) Degree
16 80 (19.85%) JavaScript
17 71 (17.62%) Finance
18 66 (16.38%) Scrum
19 58 (14.39%) Windows
20 57 (14.14%) QuickTest Pro
20 57 (14.14%) Ruby
21 55 (13.65%) Software Testing
22 54 (13.40%) JIRA
23 49 (12.16%) ISEB
24 46 (11.41%) HTML
25 45 (11.17%) Manual Testing
26 44 (10.92%) JUnit
27 43 (10.67%) ISTQB
28 42 (10.42%) Computer Science
28 42 (10.42%) Regression Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.48%) CMS
2 8 (1.99%) Confluence
3 5 (1.24%) Drupal
4 4 (0.99%) Node.js
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) GitHub
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.73%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) FTP
3 3 (0.74%) HTTP
3 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.50%) DNS
4 2 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.98%) MySQL
3 10 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.49%) Hazelcast
5 6 (1.49%) Neo4j
6 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.99%) Redis
6 4 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.50%) DB2
8 2 (0.50%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 294 (72.95%) Selenium
2 164 (40.69%) WebDriver
3 102 (25.31%) Cucumber
4 57 (14.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 54 (13.40%) JIRA
6 44 (10.92%) JUnit
7 41 (10.17%) SpecFlow
8 36 (8.93%) Jenkins
9 34 (8.44%) JMeter
10 26 (6.45%) Calabash
11 24 (5.96%) SoapUI
12 21 (5.21%) Git (software)
13 17 (4.22%) Hudson
14 15 (3.72%) Firebug
14 15 (3.72%) TeamCity
15 14 (3.47%) Maven
15 14 (3.47%) Appium
16 13 (3.23%) NUnit
17 12 (2.98%) Fiddler
17 12 (2.98%) TestNG
General
1 71 (17.62%) Finance
2 28 (6.95%) Games
3 27 (6.70%) Retail
4 15 (3.72%) Advertising
5 12 (2.98%) Banking
6 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Marketing
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.41%) HTML
2 30 (7.44%) CSS
3 25 (6.20%) XML
3 25 (6.20%) .NET
4 22 (5.46%) Web Services
5 21 (5.21%) REST
6 19 (4.71%) Gherkin
7 17 (4.22%) RESTful
8 15 (3.72%) jQuery
9 11 (2.73%) Spring
10 9 (2.23%) Middleware
10 9 (2.23%) Ajax
11 7 (1.74%) LAMP
11 7 (1.74%) SOAP
12 6 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (1.49%) J2SE
12 6 (1.49%) Backbone.js
12 6 (1.49%) Apache Camel
13 5 (1.24%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 27 (6.70%) User Experience
5 17 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.97%) Open Source
7 6 (1.49%) Social Media
7 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.24%) Online Games
9 4 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.74%) Social Network
11 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.50%) iPhone
11 2 (0.50%) iPad
11 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.39%) Windows
2 41 (10.17%) Linux
3 40 (9.93%) Android
4 38 (9.43%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.47%) UNIX
6 10 (2.48%) Windows Phone
6 10 (2.48%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (37.72%) Automation Testing
3 147 (36.48%) Test Automation
4 115 (28.54%) BDD
5 95 (23.57%) Test Scripting
6 94 (23.33%) Automated Testing
7 93 (23.08%) TDD
8 66 (16.38%) Scrum
9 55 (13.65%) Software Testing
10 45 (11.17%) Manual Testing
11 42 (10.42%) Regression Testing
11 42 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (8.93%) Performance Testing
14 32 (7.94%) E-Commerce
15 31 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (7.20%) Test Strategy
17 22 (5.46%) Test Management
17 22 (5.46%) Integration Testing
17 22 (5.46%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 221 (54.84%) Java
2 134 (33.25%) C#
3 124 (30.77%) SQL
4 80 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 57 (14.14%) Ruby
6 26 (6.45%) Python
7 25 (6.20%) Perl
8 20 (4.96%) C++
9 12 (2.98%) Groovy
9 12 (2.98%) PHP
10 7 (1.74%) ActionScript
10 7 (1.74%) VBScript
11 6 (1.49%) Lua
12 5 (1.24%) VB
13 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.74%) C
15 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (21.59%) Degree
2 49 (12.16%) ISEB
3 43 (10.67%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.98%) VCP4
5 11 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (45.91%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) WAI
Systems Management
1 11 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (2.98%) Oracle
2 11 (2.73%) Google
3 10 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.49%) Terracotta
5 5 (1.24%) HP
5 5 (1.24%) Apple
6 2 (0.50%) Telerik
6 2 (0.50%) Sony
6 2 (0.50%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.50%) 29West
7 1 (0.25%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.25%) Siebel
7 1 (0.25%) IBM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP
7 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
South West London
Unibet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 42000-46000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago