The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Tester
Rank 436 415 430
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 13 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.058% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.061% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Average salary £28,500 £35,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% -25.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21537 21244 22260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.73% 95.04% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17353 17586 19014
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Automated Tester
England

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Automated Tester Salary Histogram 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 10 July 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire - 8 £34,250 -
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex -39 1 £34,000 -3.54%
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Automated Tester
England

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (44.44%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
8 4 (22.22%) ISEB
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) JUnit
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (11.11%) TestNG
10 2 (11.11%) HP
10 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (11.11%) MVC
10 2 (11.11%) JMeter
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (11.11%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (11.11%) JMeter
4 2 (11.11%) TestNG
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) Behat
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Physics
2 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
2 1 (5.56%) Biology
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
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