The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 232 231 219
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 15 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,750 £39,150
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5399 5920 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.81% 97.45% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4527 4863 4691
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the South West region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the South West

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the South West

Automation Tester
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Somerset -2 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bristol +5 5 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +8 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 West region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
5 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
7 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) QA
8 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Unix
10 4 (15.38%) OO
10 4 (15.38%) Python
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) JIRA
10 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) BDD
10 4 (15.38%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (11.54%) Cegedim Rx
11 3 (11.54%) SDLC
11 3 (11.54%) Defect Management

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
2 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
3 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 4 (15.38%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
6 3 (11.54%) JUnit
6 3 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.69%) JBehave
7 2 (7.69%) JMeter
7 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
5 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Cegedim Rx
4 2 (7.69%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago