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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / South East
Rank 315 390 386
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 79 50 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 61 45 80
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
14342 18573 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11892 15979 16516
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +37 18 £37,500 -7.97% 5
West Sussex +28 17 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey +47 13 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Oxfordshire +27 10 £31,500 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Hampshire +30 7 £36,500 -2.66% 3
Kent +21 5 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Sussex - 5 £55,000 - 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 82 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (60.94%) Selenium
3 62 (48.44%) QA
4 52 (40.63%) Test Automation
5 49 (38.28%) Automated Testing
6 47 (36.72%) Software Testing
7 46 (35.94%) Automation Testing
8 44 (34.38%) Java
9 41 (32.03%) SQL
10 35 (27.34%) C#
10 35 (27.34%) Test Scripting
11 34 (26.56%) ISEB
12 33 (25.78%) Finance
13 30 (23.44%) Degree
14 26 (20.31%) BDD
15 25 (19.53%) ISTQB
15 25 (19.53%) Scrum
16 24 (18.75%) WebDriver
16 24 (18.75%) Manual Testing
17 22 (17.19%) Regression Testing
17 22 (17.19%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.41%) JIRA
18 21 (16.41%) Cucumber
19 20 (15.63%) Test Strategy
20 19 (14.84%) Performance Testing
20 19 (14.84%) Windows
21 18 (14.06%) Ranorex
22 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
22 17 (13.28%) JMeter
23 16 (12.50%) Oracle

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 (7.03%) Confluence
2 2 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) SaaS
2 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) Internet
2 5 (3.91%) SMTP
3 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.56%) DNS
4 2 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) MySQL
3 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 78 (60.94%) Selenium
2 24 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 21 (16.41%) Cucumber
3 21 (16.41%) JIRA
4 18 (14.06%) Ranorex
5 17 (13.28%) JMeter
6 12 (9.38%) HP UFT
7 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
8 10 (7.81%) Gatling
9 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
10 8 (6.25%) JUnit
10 8 (6.25%) LoadRunner
11 7 (5.47%) Jenkins
11 7 (5.47%) SpecFlow
12 6 (4.69%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.91%) Mockito
13 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.91%) TestNG
14 4 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 8 (6.25%) Marketing
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Electronics
4 3 (2.34%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.34%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) Gherkin
2 11 (8.59%) Web Services
2 11 (8.59%) XML
3 10 (7.81%) .NET
3 10 (7.81%) HTML
4 5 (3.91%) Play Framework
5 4 (3.13%) COM
5 4 (3.13%) Silverlight
6 3 (2.34%) Flash
6 3 (2.34%) HTML5
6 3 (2.34%) SOAP
7 2 (1.56%) Ajax
7 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.56%) CSS
7 2 (1.56%) JSON
7 2 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.56%) XSLT
8 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.78%) Middleware
8 1 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Virtual Team
2 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) Online Games
4 3 (2.34%) Xbox
5 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.56%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.84%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Unix
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Vista
4 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.34%) Linux
6 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 49 (38.28%) Automated Testing
4 47 (36.72%) Software Testing
5 46 (35.94%) Automation Testing
6 35 (27.34%) Test Scripting
7 26 (20.31%) BDD
8 25 (19.53%) Scrum
9 24 (18.75%) Manual Testing
10 22 (17.19%) Regression Testing
11 20 (15.63%) Test Strategy
12 19 (14.84%) Performance Testing
13 14 (10.94%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (10.94%) TDD
14 13 (10.16%) SDLC
15 10 (7.81%) DevOps
15 10 (7.81%) QA Automation
16 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (7.03%) OO
16 9 (7.03%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.38%) Java
2 41 (32.03%) SQL
3 35 (27.34%) C#
4 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.25%) Python
6 6 (4.69%) Ruby
6 6 (4.69%) VB
7 5 (3.91%) Perl
7 5 (3.91%) Scala
8 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.34%) PHP
9 2 (1.56%) Groovy
9 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) ISEB
2 30 (23.44%) Degree
3 25 (19.53%) ISTQB
4 14 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (48.44%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SDET
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) Informatica
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
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