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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Tester
Rank 428 423 426
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 11 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.005% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £34,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 6 March 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 -
Hampshire -5 3 £34,842 +2.47%
Berkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Automated Tester
England

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (85.19%) ISEB
2 22 (81.48%) Selenium
3 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
4 17 (62.96%) Automation Testing
5 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
7 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Drupal
8 10 (37.04%) BDD
8 10 (37.04%) LAMP
8 10 (37.04%) PHP
8 10 (37.04%) Gherkin
9 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Java
11 6 (22.22%) XML
11 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
11 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
12 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
12 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
12 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (18.52%) JIRA
12 5 (18.52%) Ajax
12 5 (18.52%) JUnit
12 5 (18.52%) CSS
12 5 (18.52%) HTML
13 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle
13 4 (14.81%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (37.04%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 5 (18.52%) JUnit
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.70%) NUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Subversion
7 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) LAMP
1 10 (37.04%) Gherkin
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) Ajax
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Automation Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Line Management
10 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.70%) Coaching
10 1 (3.70%) System Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Time Management
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) Release Management
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) ISEB
2 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft