The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 718 713 715
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 185 150 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 171 123 162
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Automation Tester
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 115 £50,000 - 12
South East +8 31 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Yorkshire -52 22 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East of England -5 14 £32,500 -7.14%
South West +7 9 £38,500 +18.46% 3
North West -3 3 £30,000 -
East Midlands -17 3 £29,500 -28.04% 1
West Midlands 0 1 £50,500 +44.28% 2
Automation Tester
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Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 231 (71.74%) Selenium
2 154 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 135 (41.93%) Java
4 133 (41.30%) C#
5 127 (39.44%) QA
6 117 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (33.23%) Automation Testing
8 106 (32.92%) WebDriver
9 105 (32.61%) SQL
10 91 (28.26%) .NET
11 90 (27.95%) Test Scripting
12 83 (25.78%) Automated Testing
13 81 (25.16%) BDD
13 81 (25.16%) Scrum
14 78 (24.22%) Finance
15 75 (23.29%) Ruby
16 73 (22.67%) Cucumber
16 73 (22.67%) TDD
17 63 (19.57%) ISEB
18 62 (19.25%) Degree
19 51 (15.84%) QuickTest Pro
20 43 (13.35%) Test Strategy
21 41 (12.73%) XML
22 40 (12.42%) Microsoft
23 38 (11.80%) Web Services
24 37 (11.49%) REST
25 36 (11.18%) Mathematics
26 32 (9.94%) OO
26 32 (9.94%) Python
27 31 (9.63%) E-Commerce

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (0.93%) Confluence
1 3 (0.93%) Drupal
2 2 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.31%) Node.js
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.28%) SaaS
3 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) LAN
2 1 (0.31%) WAN
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.42%) Big Data
3 4 (1.24%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.24%) MySQL
3 4 (1.24%) Hazelcast
3 4 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.62%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.62%) Informix
5 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Redis
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 231 (71.74%) Selenium
2 106 (32.92%) WebDriver
3 73 (22.67%) Cucumber
4 51 (15.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 26 (8.07%) JIRA
5 26 (8.07%) SoapUI
6 25 (7.76%) Jenkins
7 22 (6.83%) TestComplete
8 21 (6.52%) WinRunner
9 20 (6.21%) Maven
10 18 (5.59%) NUnit
10 18 (5.59%) JUnit
10 18 (5.59%) Visual Studio
10 18 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (5.28%) JMeter
11 17 (5.28%) Ranorex
12 15 (4.66%) SpecFlow
12 15 (4.66%) Gradle
13 12 (3.73%) Git (software)
13 12 (3.73%) Hudson
General
1 78 (24.22%) Finance
2 24 (7.45%) Banking
3 16 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.42%) Games
5 9 (2.80%) Publishing
5 9 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.86%) Retail
7 4 (1.24%) Front Office
7 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (28.26%) .NET
2 41 (12.73%) XML
3 38 (11.80%) Web Services
4 37 (11.49%) REST
5 29 (9.01%) .NET Framework
6 25 (7.76%) HTML
7 23 (7.14%) SOAP
8 20 (6.21%) JSON
9 14 (4.35%) CSS
10 13 (4.04%) ASP.NET
11 10 (3.11%) Gherkin
12 6 (1.86%) Silverlight
12 6 (1.86%) HTML5
13 4 (1.24%) Spring
13 4 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (0.93%) WF
14 3 (0.93%) WCF
15 2 (0.62%) LAMP
15 2 (0.62%) COM
16 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.18%) Mathematics
2 28 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.28%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.66%) Statistics
5 13 (4.04%) Open Source
6 12 (3.73%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.86%) Online Games
8 5 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.24%) IVR
10 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.93%) BBC
10 3 (0.93%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.93%) iPhone
10 3 (0.93%) iPad
10 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.93%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.07%) Windows
2 25 (7.76%) Linux
3 16 (4.97%) UNIX
4 14 (4.35%) Android
5 10 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 117 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (33.23%) Automation Testing
4 90 (27.95%) Test Scripting
5 83 (25.78%) Automated Testing
6 81 (25.16%) BDD
6 81 (25.16%) Scrum
7 73 (22.67%) TDD
8 43 (13.35%) Test Strategy
9 32 (9.94%) OO
10 31 (9.63%) E-Commerce
10 31 (9.63%) Software Testing
10 31 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (9.01%) Analytics
12 19 (5.90%) Regression Testing
12 19 (5.90%) User Stories
13 16 (4.97%) RAD
14 15 (4.66%) Security Testing
14 15 (4.66%) Performance Testing
15 11 (3.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 135 (41.93%) Java
2 133 (41.30%) C#
3 105 (32.61%) SQL
4 75 (23.29%) Ruby
5 32 (9.94%) Python
6 27 (8.39%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.14%) PHP
7 23 (7.14%) VBScript
8 18 (5.59%) VB
9 16 (4.97%) C++
10 15 (4.66%) Perl
11 8 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.93%) C
13 2 (0.62%) Groovy
13 2 (0.62%) Korn
13 2 (0.62%) VB6
13 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.62%) Delphi
13 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (19.57%) ISEB
2 62 (19.25%) Degree
3 27 (8.39%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.66%) PhD
5 4 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.93%) HND
6 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (39.44%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) NFS
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.04%) Oracle
3 9 (2.80%) HP
4 4 (1.24%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (0.93%) Apple
5 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.31%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.31%) SAP
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) BT
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