The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 419 408 437
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.011% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 4
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Automated Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automated Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automated Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automated Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Automated Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Automated Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 6 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire -16 4 £34,671 +0.49%
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Tester
England

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automated 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 Automated Tester in their job title.

1 27 (84.38%) Selenium
2 26 (81.25%) ISEB
3 21 (65.63%) ISTQB
4 19 (59.38%) Automation Testing
5 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
7 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (34.38%) WebDriver
7 11 (34.38%) BDD
8 10 (31.25%) Gherkin
8 10 (31.25%) Drupal
8 10 (31.25%) LAMP
8 10 (31.25%) PHP
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 6 (18.75%) JIRA
11 6 (18.75%) XML
11 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
11 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) JUnit
12 5 (15.63%) CSS
12 5 (15.63%) C#
12 5 (15.63%) HTML
12 5 (15.63%) Ajax
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automated 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 Automated Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MS Access
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 5 (15.63%) JUnit
5 4 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) NUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
7 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Gherkin
1 10 (31.25%) LAMP
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) Ajax
4 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.13%) Physics
1 1 (3.13%) Chemistry
1 1 (3.13%) Biology
1 1 (3.13%) Life Science
1 1 (3.13%) Social Media
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Automation Testing
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
4 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (34.38%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.13%) System Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Time Management
11 1 (3.13%) Release Management
11 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PHP
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) ISEB
2 21 (65.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
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