The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 79 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.70% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Automation Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
962 968 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.78% 95.65% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 781 821 839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) JUnit
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) XSD
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Publishing
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) NUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA