The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 406 411 420
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 34 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 20
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Tester
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +6 8 £47,500 +82.69%
Berkshire +10 7 £37,500 -16.66%
Hampshire +7 7 £38,750 -13.88%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex -20 4 £37,500 +0.67% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 55 (85.94%) Selenium
2 39 (60.94%) Test Automation
3 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (54.69%) QA
5 34 (53.13%) WebDriver
6 29 (45.31%) SQL
7 25 (39.06%) Finance
8 24 (37.50%) C#
9 23 (35.94%) Web Services
10 22 (34.38%) .NET
11 19 (29.69%) Degree
11 19 (29.69%) OO
11 19 (29.69%) Analytics
12 18 (28.13%) Client/Server
12 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (28.13%) TestComplete
12 18 (28.13%) .NET Framework
13 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
13 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
13 17 (26.56%) RAD
13 17 (26.56%) WinRunner
13 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
13 17 (26.56%) Automation Testing
13 17 (26.56%) Ranorex
14 16 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (21.88%) Java
15 14 (21.88%) ISEB
16 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
16 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
17 11 (17.19%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) FTP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (85.94%) Selenium
2 34 (53.13%) WebDriver
3 18 (28.13%) TestComplete
4 17 (26.56%) WinRunner
4 17 (26.56%) Ranorex
5 16 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (14.06%) PHPUnit
7 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.81%) Behat
8 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.69%) Maven
10 3 (4.69%) JMeter
10 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.69%) TestNG
10 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.13%) JUnit
11 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) Web Services
2 22 (34.38%) .NET
3 18 (28.13%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.81%) XML
4 5 (7.81%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.13%) LAMP
6 1 (1.56%) Swing
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) JSON
6 1 (1.56%) WPF
6 1 (1.56%) LINQ
6 1 (1.56%) Qt
6 1 (1.56%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Client/Server
2 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Test Automation
2 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.69%) OO
3 19 (29.69%) Analytics
4 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
4 17 (26.56%) Automation Testing
4 17 (26.56%) RAD
5 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 11 (17.19%) BDD
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
10 6 (9.38%) TDD
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.81%) System Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Test Management
12 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
13 3 (4.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) SQL
2 24 (37.50%) C#
3 14 (21.88%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) VBScript
5 9 (14.06%) PHP
6 5 (7.81%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) C
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) XPath
10 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 14 (21.88%) ISEB
3 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (54.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Telerik
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago