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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 630 705 756
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 206 137 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 171 113 94
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +13 91 £47,500 - 17
South East -9 50 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Yorkshire 0 22 £33,750 +3.84% 1
North West +17 21 £35,000 +27.27% 1
West Midlands - 9 £45,000 -
East of England -19 6 £43,750 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +22 3 £42,500 +30.76%
South West -8 3 £35,000 - 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 275 (71.06%) Selenium
2 250 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (50.65%) Java
4 192 (49.61%) QA
5 164 (42.38%) WebDriver
6 147 (37.98%) C#
7 136 (35.14%) Automation Testing
8 134 (34.63%) Test Automation
9 121 (31.27%) BDD
10 105 (27.13%) SQL
11 92 (23.77%) Test Scripting
12 90 (23.26%) Cucumber
13 89 (23.00%) Degree
14 84 (21.71%) TDD
15 83 (21.45%) Automated Testing
16 72 (18.60%) Ruby
17 66 (17.05%) JavaScript
18 63 (16.28%) Windows
18 63 (16.28%) Finance
19 60 (15.50%) Continuous Improvement
20 57 (14.73%) SpecFlow
21 56 (14.47%) JIRA
22 53 (13.70%) Software Testing
22 53 (13.70%) Scrum
23 52 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
24 49 (12.66%) Computer Science
24 49 (12.66%) Test Strategy
25 46 (11.89%) Regression Testing
26 44 (11.37%) SQL Server
26 44 (11.37%) Continuous Integration

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (2.07%) CMS
2 7 (1.81%) Confluence
3 5 (1.29%) Drupal
4 4 (1.03%) Node.js
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.91%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.84%) Internet
2 5 (1.29%) HTTP
3 4 (1.03%) FTP
4 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.58%) MongoDB
2 10 (2.58%) MySQL
3 7 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.55%) Hazelcast
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.29%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.03%) Redis
7 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.26%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 275 (71.06%) Selenium
2 164 (42.38%) WebDriver
3 90 (23.26%) Cucumber
4 57 (14.73%) SpecFlow
5 56 (14.47%) JIRA
6 52 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 36 (9.30%) Git (software)
8 32 (8.27%) Jenkins
9 31 (8.01%) JUnit
10 30 (7.75%) Hudson
11 29 (7.49%) Firebug
12 27 (6.98%) TeamCity
13 26 (6.72%) Fiddler
14 23 (5.94%) JMeter
15 20 (5.17%) Calabash
16 17 (4.39%) SoapUI
17 13 (3.36%) NUnit
18 12 (3.10%) Appium
19 11 (2.84%) Maven
20 10 (2.58%) TestNG
General
1 63 (16.28%) Finance
2 27 (6.98%) Retail
3 23 (5.94%) Games
4 16 (4.13%) Advertising
5 10 (2.58%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.56%) HTML
2 30 (7.75%) XML
3 28 (7.24%) REST
4 24 (6.20%) CSS
5 22 (5.68%) Web Services
6 21 (5.43%) .NET
7 19 (4.91%) RESTful
8 16 (4.13%) Gherkin
9 13 (3.36%) jQuery
10 8 (2.07%) Ajax
11 7 (1.81%) Middleware
12 6 (1.55%) LAMP
13 5 (1.29%) SOAP
13 5 (1.29%) J2SE
13 5 (1.29%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.29%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (1.29%) Spring
13 5 (1.29%) Backbone.js
13 5 (1.29%) Apache Camel
14 4 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.49%) User Experience
4 16 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.36%) Open Source
7 5 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Social Network
8 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 2 (0.52%) Social Media
9 2 (0.52%) iPhone
9 2 (0.52%) Online Games
9 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.28%) Windows
2 41 (10.59%) Linux
3 34 (8.79%) Android
4 32 (8.27%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.62%) UNIX
6 7 (1.81%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (1.81%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (35.14%) Automation Testing
3 134 (34.63%) Test Automation
4 121 (31.27%) BDD
5 92 (23.77%) Test Scripting
6 84 (21.71%) TDD
7 83 (21.45%) Automated Testing
8 60 (15.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (13.70%) Software Testing
9 53 (13.70%) Scrum
10 49 (12.66%) Test Strategy
11 46 (11.89%) Regression Testing
12 44 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (9.30%) Manual Testing
14 31 (8.01%) Performance Testing
15 30 (7.75%) Integration Testing
16 28 (7.24%) E-Commerce
17 25 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (5.94%) Test Management
19 22 (5.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (50.65%) Java
2 147 (37.98%) C#
3 105 (27.13%) SQL
4 72 (18.60%) Ruby
5 66 (17.05%) JavaScript
6 41 (10.59%) Perl
7 16 (4.13%) C++
8 14 (3.62%) Python
9 12 (3.10%) VBScript
10 10 (2.58%) Groovy
10 10 (2.58%) PHP
11 7 (1.81%) VB
12 6 (1.55%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.29%) Lua
13 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.52%) R
15 2 (0.52%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.52%) VBA
15 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (23.00%) Degree
2 43 (11.11%) ISEB
3 37 (9.56%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (49.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (2.58%) Google
2 9 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.07%) Oracle
4 5 (1.29%) HP
4 5 (1.29%) Apple
4 5 (1.29%) Terracotta
5 2 (0.52%) Telerik
5 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.52%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.52%) Sony
6 1 (0.26%) VMware
6 1 (0.26%) SAP
6 1 (0.26%) Siebel
6 1 (0.26%) Jaspersoft
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago