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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 297 414 414
Rank change year-on-year
+117 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 151 42 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 128 39 66
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +53 56 £45,000 -30.76% 4
East Sussex +30 33 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Surrey +46 28 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Hampshire +17 17 £35,000 -41.66%
West Sussex +3 7 £35,000 -18.36%
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £35,000 -7.89%
Kent +18 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -16 2 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 181 (72.40%) Selenium
2 166 (66.40%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (62.80%) QA
4 108 (43.20%) ISEB
5 107 (42.80%) Scrum
6 94 (37.60%) Automated Testing
7 93 (37.20%) ISTQB
7 93 (37.20%) Java
8 92 (36.80%) Test Automation
9 85 (34.00%) SQL
10 84 (33.60%) Software Testing
11 81 (32.40%) Regression Testing
12 80 (32.00%) C#
13 77 (30.80%) Finance
14 71 (28.40%) WebDriver
15 68 (27.20%) Test Scripting
16 63 (25.20%) Automation Testing
17 62 (24.80%) JMeter
17 62 (24.80%) JavaScript
18 59 (23.60%) .NET
18 59 (23.60%) BDD
19 57 (22.80%) Performance Testing
19 57 (22.80%) Functional Testing
19 57 (22.80%) Degree
20 50 (20.00%) Manual Testing
21 48 (19.20%) NUnit
22 45 (18.00%) Perl
23 43 (17.20%) TDD
23 43 (17.20%) VB
23 43 (17.20%) TestNG

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 19 (7.60%) CMS
2 5 (2.00%) Drupal
3 3 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.80%) Internet
2 21 (8.40%) DNS
2 21 (8.40%) Firewall
2 21 (8.40%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.20%) VoIP
4 9 (3.60%) SMTP
5 2 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.60%) MySQL
2 9 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 181 (72.40%) Selenium
2 71 (28.40%) WebDriver
3 62 (24.80%) JMeter
4 48 (19.20%) NUnit
5 43 (17.20%) TestNG
6 38 (15.20%) JIRA
6 38 (15.20%) Visual Studio
7 31 (12.40%) Cucumber
8 28 (11.20%) JUnit
8 28 (11.20%) LoadRunner
9 26 (10.40%) SoapUI
10 24 (9.60%) Gatling
10 24 (9.60%) HP UFT
11 22 (8.80%) SpecFlow
12 10 (4.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (3.60%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.60%) InstallShield
13 9 (3.60%) Mockito
14 7 (2.80%) Protractor
14 7 (2.80%) WATIR
General
1 77 (30.80%) Finance
2 21 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.60%) Automotive
4 13 (5.20%) Banking
5 10 (4.00%) Retail
6 9 (3.60%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.40%) Marketing
8 4 (1.60%) Back Office
9 3 (1.20%) Electronics
9 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.20%) Publishing
10 2 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.60%) .NET
2 36 (14.40%) HTML
3 29 (11.60%) ASP.NET
4 23 (9.20%) Gherkin
5 22 (8.80%) Ajax
6 14 (5.60%) XML
7 12 (4.80%) Web Services
8 9 (3.60%) LAMP
8 9 (3.60%) SOAP
9 6 (2.40%) CSS
10 5 (2.00%) Behat
11 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.20%) Node.js
11 3 (1.20%) RESTful
12 2 (0.80%) CSS3
12 2 (0.80%) HTML5
12 2 (0.80%) React
13 1 (0.40%) DOM
13 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (4.40%) PMI
4 10 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.60%) Fintech
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
8 3 (1.20%) Wiki
9 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.80%) Social Network
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.60%) Windows
2 28 (11.20%) Linux
3 15 (6.00%) Unix
4 9 (3.60%) Solaris
5 6 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (66.40%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (42.80%) Scrum
3 94 (37.60%) Automated Testing
4 92 (36.80%) Test Automation
5 84 (33.60%) Software Testing
6 81 (32.40%) Regression Testing
7 68 (27.20%) Test Scripting
8 63 (25.20%) Automation Testing
9 59 (23.60%) BDD
10 57 (22.80%) Functional Testing
10 57 (22.80%) Performance Testing
11 50 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 43 (17.20%) TDD
13 39 (15.60%) SDLC
14 38 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (15.20%) Non-Functional Testing
15 34 (13.60%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (12.00%) Software Engineering
17 28 (11.20%) Open Source
17 28 (11.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 93 (37.20%) Java
2 85 (34.00%) SQL
3 80 (32.00%) C#
4 62 (24.80%) JavaScript
5 45 (18.00%) Perl
6 43 (17.20%) VB
7 31 (12.40%) Ruby
8 28 (11.20%) Python
9 20 (8.00%) VBScript
10 17 (6.80%) PHP
11 9 (3.60%) C
11 9 (3.60%) C++
12 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (43.20%) ISEB
2 93 (37.20%) ISTQB
3 57 (22.80%) Degree
4 36 (14.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (8.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.40%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (62.80%) QA
2 8 (3.20%) SDET
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.60%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.80%) Telerik
4 5 (2.00%) Oracle
5 4 (1.60%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) IBM
6 3 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Google
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
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