The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 527 495 620
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +125
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 388 499 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 337 462 314
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 153 £50,000 - 22
South East +93 104 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West -26 37 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East of England +4 24 £53,250 +42.00% 2
East Midlands -3 21 £35,000 -9.67% 1
West Midlands -8 19 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 16 £33,000 -26.66% 6
South West -7 9 £38,500 -6.66% 1
North East +4 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 600 (69.93%) Selenium
2 545 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
3 485 (56.53%) QA
4 341 (39.74%) Java
5 299 (34.85%) C#
6 290 (33.80%) Test Automation
7 279 (32.52%) Automated Testing
8 274 (31.93%) Scrum
9 245 (28.55%) BDD
9 245 (28.55%) Automation Testing
10 238 (27.74%) SQL
11 226 (26.34%) WebDriver
12 221 (25.76%) ISEB
13 219 (25.52%) Software Testing
14 206 (24.01%) Cucumber
15 195 (22.73%) TDD
16 194 (22.61%) Test Scripting
17 190 (22.14%) Finance
18 171 (19.93%) ISTQB
19 167 (19.46%) JavaScript
20 164 (19.11%) Regression Testing
21 152 (17.72%) Functional Testing
22 147 (17.13%) .NET
23 146 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
24 145 (16.90%) JMeter
24 145 (16.90%) JIRA
25 136 (15.85%) Degree
26 128 (14.92%) SoapUI
27 127 (14.80%) Manual Testing
28 126 (14.69%) Ruby

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (3.15%) CMS
2 5 (0.58%) Confluence
3 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Drupal
4 1 (0.12%) IIS
4 1 (0.12%) JBoss
4 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.56%) SaaS
2 15 (1.75%) GitHub
3 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.90%) Internet
2 41 (4.78%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.38%) DNS
3 29 (3.38%) Firewall
4 25 (2.91%) HTTP
5 17 (1.98%) SMTP
6 13 (1.52%) VoIP
7 4 (0.47%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.18%) MySQL
2 50 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 42 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.40%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.05%) Big Data
6 8 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (0.93%) HBase
7 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.58%) MS Access
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.12%) DB2
11 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 600 (69.93%) Selenium
2 226 (26.34%) WebDriver
3 206 (24.01%) Cucumber
4 145 (16.90%) JIRA
4 145 (16.90%) JMeter
5 128 (14.92%) SoapUI
6 114 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (12.47%) SpecFlow
8 86 (10.02%) Jenkins
9 79 (9.21%) Visual Studio
10 78 (9.09%) NUnit
11 74 (8.62%) JUnit
12 73 (8.51%) TestNG
13 66 (7.69%) HP UFT
14 50 (5.83%) Git (software)
15 45 (5.24%) Gatling
16 42 (4.90%) LoadRunner
17 34 (3.96%) TestDirector
18 24 (2.80%) Appium
19 23 (2.68%) Protractor
General
1 190 (22.14%) Finance
2 38 (4.43%) Retail
3 37 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.96%) Back Office
5 30 (3.50%) Games
6 28 (3.26%) Banking
7 14 (1.63%) Marketing
8 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.28%) Automotive
10 9 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.93%) Advertising
12 7 (0.82%) Electronics
13 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Law
14 2 (0.23%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (17.13%) .NET
2 119 (13.87%) HTML
3 117 (13.64%) Web Services
4 107 (12.47%) XML
5 60 (6.99%) ASP.NET
6 59 (6.88%) SOAP
7 58 (6.76%) Gherkin
8 43 (5.01%) CSS
9 36 (4.20%) Ajax
10 35 (4.08%) REST
11 29 (3.38%) Node.js
11 29 (3.38%) RESTful
12 24 (2.80%) .NET Framework
13 17 (1.98%) AngularJS
13 17 (1.98%) DOM
13 17 (1.98%) JSON
13 17 (1.98%) Silverlight
14 14 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.17%) GWT
15 10 (1.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 51 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.21%) Online Games
7 17 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.75%) User Experience
9 13 (1.52%) iPad
10 9 (1.05%) Fintech
11 7 (0.82%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.82%) Social Network
12 6 (0.70%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.70%) PMI
13 5 (0.58%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.58%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (0.58%) Wiki
14 4 (0.47%) BBC
14 4 (0.47%) New Media
15 2 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 122 (14.22%) Windows
2 102 (11.89%) Linux
3 66 (7.69%) Unix
4 31 (3.61%) Android
4 31 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.05%) Solaris
6 8 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (33.80%) Test Automation
3 279 (32.52%) Automated Testing
4 274 (31.93%) Scrum
5 245 (28.55%) Automation Testing
5 245 (28.55%) BDD
6 219 (25.52%) Software Testing
7 195 (22.73%) TDD
8 194 (22.61%) Test Scripting
9 164 (19.11%) Regression Testing
10 152 (17.72%) Functional Testing
11 146 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
12 127 (14.80%) Manual Testing
13 116 (13.52%) Performance Testing
14 105 (12.24%) SDLC
15 84 (9.79%) E-Commerce
15 84 (9.79%) Test Strategy
16 81 (9.44%) Kanban
17 79 (9.21%) Defect Management
18 77 (8.97%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 341 (39.74%) Java
2 299 (34.85%) C#
3 238 (27.74%) SQL
4 167 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 126 (14.69%) Ruby
6 76 (8.86%) Python
7 53 (6.18%) VB
8 50 (5.83%) Perl
9 37 (4.31%) PHP
10 30 (3.50%) VBScript
11 24 (2.80%) Groovy
12 22 (2.56%) Scala
13 15 (1.75%) C++
14 14 (1.63%) C
15 8 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.70%) VBA
17 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 221 (25.76%) ISEB
2 171 (19.93%) ISTQB
3 136 (15.85%) Degree
4 70 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (56.53%) QA
2 39 (4.55%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.73%) HP
3 18 (2.10%) Oracle
4 13 (1.52%) Google
4 13 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.40%) Telerik
6 8 (0.93%) SAP
7 5 (0.58%) Splunk
8 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.47%) BT
8 4 (0.47%) Intel Security
8 4 (0.47%) VMware
9 3 (0.35%) IBM
9 3 (0.35%) Tableau
10 2 (0.23%) Borland
10 2 (0.23%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.12%) Qualys
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 11 days ago