The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 409 419 431
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 37 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.085% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.090% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 16
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
20750 20038 21750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.01% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16279 16594 18612
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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
Berkshire +1 14 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Hampshire -4 7 £40,000 -11.11%
East Sussex - 7 £37,500 -
Surrey - 7 £40,000 - 3
Kent -1 2 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (75.76%) Selenium
2 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 29 (43.94%) Test Automation
5 27 (40.91%) Finance
6 25 (37.88%) C#
6 25 (37.88%) QA
7 24 (36.36%) SQL
7 24 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 20 (30.30%) Automation Testing
9 19 (28.79%) VBScript
10 18 (27.27%) Java
11 15 (22.73%) .NET
11 15 (22.73%) Web Services
11 15 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
12 14 (21.21%) Automated Testing
12 14 (21.21%) Test Strategy
13 11 (16.67%) TDD
13 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.67%) Degree
14 10 (15.15%) BDD
14 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (15.15%) TestComplete
14 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
14 10 (15.15%) System Testing
14 10 (15.15%) Integration Testing
14 10 (15.15%) ISEB
14 10 (15.15%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (75.76%) Selenium
2 30 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 24 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (15.15%) TestComplete
5 9 (13.64%) WinRunner
5 9 (13.64%) Ranorex
6 8 (12.12%) PHPUnit
6 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
7 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
8 5 (7.58%) Hudson
8 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.58%) Firebug
8 5 (7.58%) Fiddler
9 4 (6.06%) TestNG
9 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.06%) JMeter
9 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.55%) Behat
10 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
1 15 (22.73%) Web Services
2 10 (15.15%) XML
2 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.58%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) WPF
4 1 (1.52%) LINQ
4 1 (1.52%) Qt
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Test Automation
3 20 (30.30%) Automation Testing
4 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 14 (21.21%) Test Strategy
5 14 (21.21%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.67%) TDD
7 10 (15.15%) OO
7 10 (15.15%) BDD
7 10 (15.15%) System Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Integration Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.64%) Analytics
8 9 (13.64%) RAD
9 7 (10.61%) Test Management
10 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Scrum
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) VBScript
4 18 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) VB
5 6 (9.09%) Perl
6 5 (7.58%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) XPath
8 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) ISEB
3 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.88%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) Telerik
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
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