The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 229 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £36,000 - -
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 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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Bristol - 7 £45,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £22,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (40.91%) QA
4 9 (40.91%) Selenium
5 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) MSBuild
7 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (27.27%) VB6
7 6 (27.27%) Ruby
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) VB
7 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 6 (27.27%) COM
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) Perl
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Silverlight
8 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (27.27%) MSBuild
3 4 (18.18%) JMeter
3 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
4 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (13.64%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) COM
3 5 (22.73%) Silverlight
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) Coaching
6 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) UML
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) VB
3 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) VB6
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
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