The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 109 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.080% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.087% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1150 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.17% 93.12% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 986 970 654
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Kent region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Kent

Automation Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Sahi
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Sahi
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001