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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 358 412 396
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 99 56 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 92 54 84
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
18702 21017 22742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15914 16823 18183
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 1 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 1 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 +50 47 £45,000 - 5
Surrey -4 22 £35,000 -30.00% 4
East Sussex +25 12 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Hampshire - 6 £36,250 - 2
Kent - 4 £43,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £32,500 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 96 (62.34%) Selenium
2 92 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (54.55%) QA
4 59 (38.31%) Test Automation
5 58 (37.66%) ISEB
6 56 (36.36%) Java
7 49 (31.82%) ISTQB
7 49 (31.82%) WebDriver
8 48 (31.17%) BDD
9 46 (29.87%) Automated Testing
10 43 (27.92%) Software Testing
10 43 (27.92%) C#
10 43 (27.92%) Automation Testing
11 40 (25.97%) Finance
12 38 (24.68%) SQL
13 36 (23.38%) Scrum
14 32 (20.78%) Windows
15 31 (20.13%) .NET
16 29 (18.83%) Regression Testing
16 29 (18.83%) Test Scripting
17 28 (18.18%) JIRA
17 28 (18.18%) Perl
18 27 (17.53%) Python
18 27 (17.53%) TDD
18 27 (17.53%) NUnit
19 24 (15.58%) Linux
19 24 (15.58%) Manual Testing
20 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
21 22 (14.29%) HP UFT
21 22 (14.29%) Cucumber

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 5 (3.25%) CMS
2 4 (2.60%) Drupal
3 2 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) DNS
1 6 (3.90%) Firewall
1 6 (3.90%) Internet
1 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) MySQL
2 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 96 (62.34%) Selenium
2 49 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 28 (18.18%) JIRA
4 27 (17.53%) NUnit
5 22 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 22 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 19 (12.34%) JMeter
7 18 (11.69%) TestNG
8 15 (9.74%) JUnit
9 11 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
10 10 (6.49%) Calabash
10 10 (6.49%) Visual Studio
11 9 (5.84%) SoapUI
11 9 (5.84%) SpecFlow
12 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
12 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
13 6 (3.90%) LoadRunner
13 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.25%) Gatling
15 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Automotive
2 6 (3.90%) Marketing
3 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) .NET
2 16 (10.39%) HTML
3 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.84%) Ajax
4 9 (5.84%) CSS
4 9 (5.84%) Gherkin
5 8 (5.19%) Web Services
6 6 (3.90%) LAMP
7 4 (2.60%) Behat
7 4 (2.60%) HTML5
7 4 (2.60%) SOAP
8 3 (1.95%) CSS3
8 3 (1.95%) DOM
9 2 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.30%) JSON
9 2 (1.30%) RESTful
9 2 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) PMI
2 6 (3.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.25%) User Experience
4 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.30%) EPoS
5 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Windows
2 24 (15.58%) Linux
3 7 (4.55%) Android
4 6 (3.90%) Unix
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.31%) Test Automation
3 48 (31.17%) BDD
4 46 (29.87%) Automated Testing
5 43 (27.92%) Automation Testing
5 43 (27.92%) Software Testing
6 36 (23.38%) Scrum
7 29 (18.83%) Regression Testing
7 29 (18.83%) Test Scripting
8 27 (17.53%) TDD
9 24 (15.58%) Manual Testing
10 22 (14.29%) Functional Testing
11 21 (13.64%) Performance Testing
11 21 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (12.34%) Agile Testing
12 19 (12.34%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (10.39%) Integration Testing
14 14 (9.09%) SDLC
15 13 (8.44%) Defect Management
15 13 (8.44%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.36%) Java
2 43 (27.92%) C#
3 38 (24.68%) SQL
4 28 (18.18%) Perl
5 27 (17.53%) Python
6 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.04%) Ruby
8 15 (9.74%) VB
9 9 (5.84%) PHP
10 6 (3.90%) VBScript
11 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.60%) C
13 2 (1.30%) C++
13 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.65%) Scala
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (37.66%) ISEB
2 49 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 19 (12.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (10.39%) Degree
5 12 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (54.55%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.65%) XenApp
1 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.09%) HP
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.95%) IBM
3 2 (1.30%) Capita
3 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
4 1 (0.65%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago