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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / South West
Rank 207 248 244
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 35 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 10
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £47,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%

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
4851 5629 5826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.03% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4023 4668 4922
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,116 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +11 17 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Somerset 0 9 £33,250 +10.83% 3
Gloucestershire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +32 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Wiltshire +20 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) Selenium
3 25 (45.45%) Java
4 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (36.36%) C#
5 20 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) WebDriver
7 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (23.64%) Open Source
8 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
9 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.00%) BDD
10 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (18.18%) SQL
11 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 10 (18.18%) Web Services
11 10 (18.18%) ISEB
11 10 (18.18%) Scrum
12 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
12 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
12 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
12 9 (16.36%) QA
12 9 (16.36%) REST
12 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
12 9 (16.36%) SDLC
13 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
13 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
13 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS

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 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SSH
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (65.45%) Selenium
2 16 (29.09%) WebDriver
3 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
5 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
6 8 (14.55%) SoapUI
7 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.91%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (9.09%) Appium
8 5 (9.09%) Calabash
8 5 (9.09%) JUnit
8 5 (9.09%) Protractor
8 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
9 4 (7.27%) JMeter
9 4 (7.27%) TestNG
10 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
10 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
10 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Electronics
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 9 (16.36%) REST
3 6 (10.91%) CSS
3 6 (10.91%) Gherkin
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
4 4 (7.27%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 13 (23.64%) Open Source
5 11 (20.00%) BDD
5 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
7 9 (16.36%) SDLC
7 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.73%) Automation Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Smoke Testing
10 6 (10.91%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.09%) Coaching
11 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) C#
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) XPath
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) ISEB
2 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.73%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) Panasonic
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