The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / South East
Rank 350 397 371
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 46 51 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 84
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the South East

Automation Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +35 6 £30,000 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +13 6 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey +25 4 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Hampshire +10 4 £46,250 -19.56% 2
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 92 (72.44%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (66.93%) Selenium
3 67 (52.76%) QA
4 60 (47.24%) Automated Testing
5 50 (39.37%) Test Automation
6 49 (38.58%) Automation Testing
6 49 (38.58%) Software Testing
7 43 (33.86%) Java
8 38 (29.92%) Scrum
9 37 (29.13%) Degree
10 35 (27.56%) SQL
11 33 (25.98%) Test Scripting
11 33 (25.98%) ISEB
11 33 (25.98%) Finance
12 29 (22.83%) C#
13 28 (22.05%) Cucumber
14 27 (21.26%) Manual Testing
15 26 (20.47%) JMeter
15 26 (20.47%) TDD
16 25 (19.69%) ISTQB
16 25 (19.69%) HTML
17 24 (18.90%) Regression Testing
18 22 (17.32%) Performance Testing
19 21 (16.54%) WebDriver
19 21 (16.54%) BDD
19 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
20 20 (15.75%) .NET
20 20 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (14.96%) Ranorex
21 19 (14.96%) Microsoft

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.30%) CMS
2 3 (2.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Internet
2 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.09%) DNS
3 9 (7.09%) Firewall
3 9 (7.09%) SMTP
4 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) MySQL
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 85 (66.93%) Selenium
2 28 (22.05%) Cucumber
3 26 (20.47%) JMeter
4 21 (16.54%) WebDriver
5 19 (14.96%) Ranorex
6 15 (11.81%) Visual Studio
7 14 (11.02%) Gatling
8 13 (10.24%) JIRA
9 11 (8.66%) Jenkins
9 11 (8.66%) JUnit
9 11 (8.66%) LoadRunner
10 10 (7.87%) TestNG
11 9 (7.09%) Eclipse
11 9 (7.09%) Mockito
11 9 (7.09%) SoapUI
12 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
13 7 (5.51%) HP UFT
13 7 (5.51%) SpecFlow
14 4 (3.15%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (3.15%) TestComplete
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.30%) Banking
4 6 (4.72%) Marketing
5 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.94%) Games
5 5 (3.94%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) HTML
2 20 (15.75%) .NET
3 18 (14.17%) Gherkin
4 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.87%) XML
5 9 (7.09%) Ajax
6 5 (3.94%) Flash
6 5 (3.94%) HTML5
7 4 (3.15%) Node.js
7 4 (3.15%) React
8 3 (2.36%) CSS
9 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.57%) SOAP
10 1 (0.79%) JSON
10 1 (0.79%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.79%) REST
10 1 (0.79%) Web Services
10 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Virtual Team
2 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.94%) Online Games
6 3 (2.36%) User Experience
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) PMI
7 2 (1.57%) Xbox
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Unix
3 4 (3.15%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (72.44%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (47.24%) Automated Testing
3 50 (39.37%) Test Automation
4 49 (38.58%) Automation Testing
4 49 (38.58%) Software Testing
5 38 (29.92%) Scrum
6 33 (25.98%) Test Scripting
7 27 (21.26%) Manual Testing
8 26 (20.47%) TDD
9 24 (18.90%) Regression Testing
10 22 (17.32%) Performance Testing
11 21 (16.54%) BDD
12 20 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (14.17%) SDLC
13 18 (14.17%) Test Strategy
14 14 (11.02%) Defect Management
15 13 (10.24%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (9.45%) Functional Testing
16 12 (9.45%) OO
17 11 (8.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.86%) Java
2 35 (27.56%) SQL
3 29 (22.83%) C#
4 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.45%) Perl
6 10 (7.87%) Ruby
7 9 (7.09%) VB
8 7 (5.51%) PHP
9 6 (4.72%) Python
9 6 (4.72%) VBScript
10 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) C
11 1 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (29.13%) Degree
2 33 (25.98%) ISEB
3 25 (19.69%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (52.76%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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