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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 621 737 735
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 264 162 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 234 140 98
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +81 150 £50,000 +8.10% 23
South East +18 36 £43,500 +6.74% 2
Yorkshire +14 27 £32,500 - 2
East of England +15 17 £32,500 -31.57% 1
East Midlands +12 15 £37,500 -2.59%
West Midlands -5 11 £50,000 +25.00%
North West -2 8 £38,750 +10.71% 3
South West -15 6 £42,000 +20.00% 1
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 359 (71.37%) Selenium
2 308 (61.23%) Java
3 303 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (43.74%) Test Automation
5 215 (42.74%) QA
6 194 (38.57%) WebDriver
7 183 (36.38%) C#
8 173 (34.39%) Cucumber
9 168 (33.40%) BDD
10 166 (33.00%) Automation Testing
11 159 (31.61%) SQL
12 136 (27.04%) TDD
13 116 (23.06%) Test Scripting
14 110 (21.87%) Automated Testing
15 103 (20.48%) Ruby
15 103 (20.48%) Finance
16 90 (17.89%) Scrum
17 78 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
18 71 (14.12%) ISTQB
19 69 (13.72%) HP UFT
19 69 (13.72%) Python
20 68 (13.52%) Degree
21 63 (12.52%) Manual Testing
22 62 (12.33%) JavaScript
23 61 (12.13%) E-Commerce
24 60 (11.93%) ISEB
25 55 (10.93%) OO
26 54 (10.74%) Jenkins
27 53 (10.54%) SpecFlow
28 48 (9.54%) .NET

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (1.99%) WebSphere
2 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.40%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Mingle
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) GitHub
2 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.39%) HTTP
2 5 (0.99%) Internet
3 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.18%) MySQL
2 13 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.19%) DB2
4 10 (1.99%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.99%) Neo4j
6 5 (0.99%) Hazelcast
6 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.80%) Big Data
8 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.20%) Redis
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 359 (71.37%) Selenium
2 194 (38.57%) WebDriver
3 173 (34.39%) Cucumber
4 69 (13.72%) HP UFT
5 54 (10.74%) Jenkins
6 53 (10.54%) SpecFlow
7 47 (9.34%) JUnit
8 45 (8.95%) SoapUI
9 44 (8.75%) JMeter
10 39 (7.75%) Git (software)
11 37 (7.36%) Maven
12 34 (6.76%) JIRA
13 33 (6.56%) Subversion
14 32 (6.36%) Appium
15 25 (4.97%) Mockito
16 24 (4.77%) TeamCity
16 24 (4.77%) NUnit
17 22 (4.37%) LoadRunner
17 22 (4.37%) FitNesse
18 21 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (20.48%) Finance
2 25 (4.97%) Games
3 23 (4.57%) Retail
4 21 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.39%) Banking
6 9 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (0.80%) Electronics
8 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.60%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.54%) .NET
2 45 (8.95%) Web Services
3 44 (8.75%) HTML
4 43 (8.55%) Gherkin
5 36 (7.16%) XML
5 36 (7.16%) SOAP
6 18 (3.58%) REST
7 17 (3.38%) CSS
8 15 (2.98%) Spring
8 15 (2.98%) Apache Flex
8 15 (2.98%) RESTful
9 11 (2.19%) JSON
10 10 (1.99%) J2EE
10 10 (1.99%) Flash
11 8 (1.59%) J2SE
11 8 (1.59%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (1.19%) Java EE
14 5 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 26 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.57%) User Experience
5 9 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.39%) Social Media
7 5 (0.99%) Xbox
7 5 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 5 (0.99%) PlayStation
8 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.60%) DTV
9 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.60%) Physics
9 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.60%) Online Games
10 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.20%) Tandem
11 1 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.56%) UNIX
2 32 (6.36%) Linux
3 27 (5.37%) Windows
4 24 (4.77%) Android
4 24 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (43.74%) Test Automation
3 168 (33.40%) BDD
4 166 (33.00%) Automation Testing
5 136 (27.04%) TDD
6 116 (23.06%) Test Scripting
7 110 (21.87%) Automated Testing
8 90 (17.89%) Scrum
9 78 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (12.52%) Manual Testing
11 61 (12.13%) E-Commerce
12 55 (10.93%) OO
13 46 (9.15%) Regression Testing
14 42 (8.35%) OOP
14 42 (8.35%) Performance Testing
15 39 (7.75%) Software Testing
16 33 (6.56%) User Stories
17 31 (6.16%) SDLC
18 27 (5.37%) Open Source
19 26 (5.17%) Keyword-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 308 (61.23%) Java
2 183 (36.38%) C#
3 159 (31.61%) SQL
4 103 (20.48%) Ruby
5 69 (13.72%) Python
6 62 (12.33%) JavaScript
7 35 (6.96%) C++
8 17 (3.38%) PHP
9 16 (3.18%) Perl
10 11 (2.19%) C
11 7 (1.39%) VBScript
12 6 (1.19%) VB
12 6 (1.19%) Scala
13 5 (0.99%) Lua
13 5 (0.99%) Groovy
13 5 (0.99%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (14.12%) ISTQB
2 68 (13.52%) Degree
3 60 (11.93%) ISEB
4 27 (5.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (42.74%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 45 (8.95%) HP
2 32 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.97%) Oracle
4 15 (2.98%) IBM
5 5 (0.99%) Terracotta
6 4 (0.80%) Remedy
7 3 (0.60%) SAP
7 3 (0.60%) Apple
7 3 (0.60%) VMware
7 3 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.20%) Telerik
8 1 (0.20%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.20%) Progress
8 1 (0.20%) Perforce
8 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Gym, Pension, Bonus, others
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75200 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
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London
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