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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 357 400 382
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 43 68 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 83
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £35,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
15692 20746 21383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.02% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13083 17492 17089
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Buckinghamshire +19 14 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire +48 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +38 7 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Hampshire +9 4 £46,250 -19.56%
Surrey +11 3 £43,750 +16.66% 1
East Sussex +17 2 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 114 (70.81%) Selenium
2 111 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (54.66%) QA
4 75 (46.58%) Automated Testing
5 68 (42.24%) Scrum
6 66 (40.99%) Software Testing
7 59 (36.65%) Java
8 58 (36.02%) Test Automation
9 55 (34.16%) ISEB
10 48 (29.81%) Automation Testing
10 48 (29.81%) Degree
11 45 (27.95%) Finance
12 44 (27.33%) Test Scripting
13 43 (26.71%) C#
13 43 (26.71%) SQL
14 42 (26.09%) Regression Testing
14 42 (26.09%) ISTQB
15 40 (24.84%) TDD
16 39 (24.22%) JMeter
17 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
18 36 (22.36%) Performance Testing
19 35 (21.74%) Cucumber
20 33 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (20.50%) Manual Testing
21 32 (19.88%) HTML
22 30 (18.63%) .NET
22 30 (18.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 30 (18.63%) BDD
23 29 (18.01%) WebDriver
24 26 (16.15%) Visual Studio

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 13 (8.07%) CMS
2 2 (1.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) Internet
2 15 (9.32%) SMTP
3 14 (8.70%) DNS
3 14 (8.70%) Firewall
3 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.48%) VoIP
5 2 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) MySQL
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 114 (70.81%) Selenium
2 39 (24.22%) JMeter
3 35 (21.74%) Cucumber
4 29 (18.01%) WebDriver
5 26 (16.15%) Visual Studio
6 22 (13.66%) LoadRunner
7 20 (12.42%) JUnit
8 18 (11.18%) Gatling
8 18 (11.18%) TestNG
9 15 (9.32%) Eclipse
9 15 (9.32%) Mockito
9 15 (9.32%) Ranorex
9 15 (9.32%) SpecFlow
10 14 (8.70%) Jenkins
10 14 (8.70%) SoapUI
11 13 (8.07%) JIRA
12 12 (7.45%) NUnit
13 10 (6.21%) HP UFT
14 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
15 5 (3.11%) WATIR
General
1 45 (27.95%) Finance
2 15 (9.32%) Banking
3 14 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.11%) Games
4 5 (3.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.11%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.86%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.86%) Automotive
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.88%) HTML
2 30 (18.63%) .NET
3 25 (15.53%) Gherkin
4 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET
5 14 (8.70%) Ajax
6 10 (6.21%) XML
7 5 (3.11%) Flash
7 5 (3.11%) HTML5
8 4 (2.48%) Node.js
8 4 (2.48%) React
9 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.86%) SOAP
10 2 (1.24%) CSS
10 2 (1.24%) Web Services
11 1 (0.62%) LAMP
11 1 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (6.21%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.11%) Fintech
7 5 (3.11%) Online Games
8 4 (2.48%) User Experience
9 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.24%) PMI
9 2 (1.24%) Social Network
9 2 (1.24%) Wiki
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.62%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) Windows
2 8 (4.97%) Linux
3 5 (3.11%) Unix
4 3 (1.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (46.58%) Automated Testing
3 68 (42.24%) Scrum
4 66 (40.99%) Software Testing
5 58 (36.02%) Test Automation
6 48 (29.81%) Automation Testing
7 44 (27.33%) Test Scripting
8 42 (26.09%) Regression Testing
9 40 (24.84%) TDD
10 36 (22.36%) Performance Testing
11 33 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (20.50%) Manual Testing
12 30 (18.63%) BDD
13 25 (15.53%) Functional Testing
14 24 (14.91%) SDLC
15 20 (12.42%) Non-Functional Testing
15 20 (12.42%) Test Strategy
16 19 (11.80%) Software Engineering
17 18 (11.18%) Defect Management
18 17 (10.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.65%) Java
2 43 (26.71%) C#
2 43 (26.71%) SQL
3 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.66%) VB
5 19 (11.80%) Ruby
6 18 (11.18%) Perl
7 11 (6.83%) VBScript
8 10 (6.21%) PHP
9 7 (4.35%) Python
10 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.86%) C
11 3 (1.86%) C++
12 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (34.16%) ISEB
2 48 (29.81%) Degree
3 42 (26.09%) ISTQB
4 30 (18.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (54.66%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle
3 5 (3.11%) Telerik
4 4 (2.48%) SAP
5 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
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