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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 319 421 366
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -55
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 124 39 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.20% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 110 37 100
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,600 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +10.41%
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
17782 19999 22031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 97.05% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15047 16125 17797
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +58 52 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Surrey +15 27 £36,500 -23.15% 5
East Sussex +33 21 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Hampshire - 9 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £32,500 -
Kent - 4 £44,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £35,000 -4.10% 1
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 115 (65.71%) Selenium
2 106 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (60.00%) QA
4 69 (39.43%) ISEB
5 68 (38.86%) Test Automation
6 60 (34.29%) Java
6 60 (34.29%) ISTQB
7 56 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 53 (30.29%) Software Testing
8 53 (30.29%) WebDriver
9 51 (29.14%) C#
10 50 (28.57%) Scrum
11 49 (28.00%) SQL
12 47 (26.86%) Automation Testing
12 47 (26.86%) Finance
13 45 (25.71%) BDD
14 37 (21.14%) Test Scripting
15 36 (20.57%) Regression Testing
15 36 (20.57%) .NET
16 35 (20.00%) Functional Testing
17 34 (19.43%) Perl
18 33 (18.86%) Windows
19 32 (18.29%) JavaScript
19 32 (18.29%) NUnit
19 32 (18.29%) Manual Testing
19 32 (18.29%) Performance Testing
19 32 (18.29%) JIRA
20 29 (16.57%) JMeter
21 28 (16.00%) Python
22 26 (14.86%) Linux

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 9 (5.14%) CMS
2 4 (2.29%) Drupal
3 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) DNS
1 10 (5.71%) Firewall
1 10 (5.71%) Internet
1 10 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.00%) VoIP
3 3 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.29%) MySQL
2 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 115 (65.71%) Selenium
2 53 (30.29%) WebDriver
3 32 (18.29%) JIRA
3 32 (18.29%) NUnit
4 29 (16.57%) JMeter
5 25 (14.29%) TestNG
6 24 (13.71%) HP UFT
7 17 (9.71%) Cucumber
8 16 (9.14%) Visual Studio
9 13 (7.43%) JUnit
9 13 (7.43%) SoapUI
10 11 (6.29%) SpecFlow
11 9 (5.14%) Gatling
11 9 (5.14%) LoadRunner
12 6 (3.43%) Calabash
12 6 (3.43%) Selenium IDE
13 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.29%) InstallShield
15 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (26.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.14%) Automotive
4 6 (3.43%) Marketing
5 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.29%) Back Office
5 4 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.57%) .NET
2 19 (10.86%) HTML
3 15 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 12 (6.86%) Web Services
5 10 (5.71%) Ajax
6 8 (4.57%) Gherkin
6 8 (4.57%) SOAP
7 7 (4.00%) LAMP
8 6 (3.43%) CSS
9 4 (2.29%) Behat
9 4 (2.29%) XML
10 3 (1.71%) CSS3
10 3 (1.71%) HTML5
10 3 (1.71%) RESTful
11 2 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.14%) JSON
12 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) PMI
2 6 (3.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.29%) User Experience
4 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.14%) EPoS
5 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.86%) Windows
2 26 (14.86%) Linux
3 9 (5.14%) Unix
4 7 (4.00%) Android
5 6 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (38.86%) Test Automation
3 56 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 53 (30.29%) Software Testing
5 50 (28.57%) Scrum
6 47 (26.86%) Automation Testing
7 45 (25.71%) BDD
8 37 (21.14%) Test Scripting
9 36 (20.57%) Regression Testing
10 35 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 32 (18.29%) Manual Testing
11 32 (18.29%) Performance Testing
12 25 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 25 (14.29%) TDD
12 25 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (11.43%) Agile Testing
13 20 (11.43%) SDLC
14 18 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (10.29%) Integration Testing
15 15 (8.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.29%) Java
2 51 (29.14%) C#
3 49 (28.00%) SQL
4 34 (19.43%) Perl
5 32 (18.29%) JavaScript
6 28 (16.00%) Python
7 22 (12.57%) VB
8 19 (10.86%) Ruby
9 9 (5.14%) PHP
9 9 (5.14%) VBScript
10 5 (2.86%) C
11 4 (2.29%) C++
12 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.57%) Scala
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (39.43%) ISEB
2 60 (34.29%) ISTQB
3 24 (13.71%) Degree
4 21 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.29%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (60.00%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.71%) HP
3 4 (2.29%) IBM
3 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.14%) Capita
4 2 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (0.57%) Telerik
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