The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 88 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 0.46% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.47% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +5.33%
Automation Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
917 1058 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.97% 96.98% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 811 944 849
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Tunbridge Wells +19 2 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Kent region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow Management
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Gatling
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) TestNG
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) DOM
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft