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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Tester
Rank 443 428 425
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 9 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.14% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
18573 19957 19610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15921 16306 15518
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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
(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 +1 6 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +11 1 £37,500 +8.16%
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Automated Tester
England

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (88.46%) Automated Testing
2 21 (80.77%) Regression Testing
3 15 (57.69%) Selenium
4 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
5 12 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
5 12 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) HP
5 12 (46.15%) ISEB
5 12 (46.15%) HP UFT
6 11 (42.31%) Java
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (42.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (42.31%) Test Planning
6 11 (42.31%) Test Management
7 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (38.46%) Gradle
7 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 10 (38.46%) Firebug
7 10 (38.46%) Ajax
7 10 (38.46%) JUnit
7 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 10 (38.46%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) QA
9 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.69%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Selenium
2 12 (46.15%) HP UFT
2 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
3 10 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 10 (38.46%) Firebug
3 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) Gradle
3 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (38.46%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Automated Testing
2 21 (80.77%) Regression Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (42.31%) Test Management
4 11 (42.31%) Test Planning
5 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 12 (46.15%) ISEB
3 11 (42.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) HP
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