The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 416 424 431
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Automation 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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 6 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Berkshire +2 10 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Surrey +15 7 £50,000 +5.26%
East Sussex -1 6 £60,000 +60.00%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 64 (81.01%) Selenium
2 47 (59.49%) Java
3 42 (53.16%) QA
4 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (45.57%) Automated Testing
6 35 (44.30%) Test Automation
6 35 (44.30%) Automation Testing
7 30 (37.97%) WebDriver
8 27 (34.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 27 (34.18%) C#
9 23 (29.11%) HTML
10 21 (26.58%) ISTQB
11 20 (25.32%) Software Testing
12 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (24.05%) CSS
13 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (20.25%) Scrum
14 16 (20.25%) ISEB
15 15 (18.99%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (17.72%) Degree
16 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
16 14 (17.72%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (16.46%) .NET
18 12 (15.19%) Software Delivery
19 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
19 11 (13.92%) SQL
19 11 (13.92%) JMeter
19 11 (13.92%) Finance
20 10 (12.66%) Regression Testing
20 10 (12.66%) System Testing

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

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 64 (81.01%) Selenium
2 30 (37.97%) WebDriver
3 27 (34.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (13.92%) JMeter
4 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (12.66%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.13%) FitNesse
6 8 (10.13%) WatiN
7 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
8 6 (7.59%) JIRA
8 6 (7.59%) JUnit
9 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.33%) Hudson
10 4 (5.06%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
10 4 (5.06%) NUnit
11 3 (3.80%) TestComplete
11 3 (3.80%) Moq
12 2 (2.53%) Robotium
12 2 (2.53%) TestNG
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 19 (24.05%) CSS
3 13 (16.46%) .NET
4 10 (12.66%) Ajax
4 10 (12.66%) jQuery
5 8 (10.13%) Gherkin
6 7 (8.86%) XML
7 6 (7.59%) Web Services
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.80%) LAMP
10 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.27%) Spring
10 1 (1.27%) JMS
10 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.27%) Java EE
10 1 (1.27%) JSON
10 1 (1.27%) RESTful
10 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.72%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.06%) Open Source
5 4 (5.06%) Social Media
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) UNIX
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Automated Testing
3 35 (44.30%) Test Automation
3 35 (44.30%) Automation Testing
4 20 (25.32%) Software Testing
5 16 (20.25%) Scrum
6 15 (18.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.19%) Software Delivery
9 10 (12.66%) Performance Testing
9 10 (12.66%) System Testing
9 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.66%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.13%) Project Management
10 8 (10.13%) TDD
10 8 (10.13%) BDD
11 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.59%) Web Testing
12 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) C#
3 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 8 (10.13%) VB
6 7 (8.86%) Perl
7 6 (7.59%) VBScript
8 4 (5.06%) Python
9 3 (3.80%) Ruby
10 2 (2.53%) XPath
10 2 (2.53%) Groovy
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.53%) C
11 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) ISTQB
2 16 (20.25%) ISEB
3 14 (17.72%) Degree
4 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (53.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.27%) Progress
1 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
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