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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / South West
Rank 200 229 236
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 27 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 7
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
4791 5428 5927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.65% 97.24% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3993 4617 5042
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 £62,294 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +13 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -8 11 £40,000 - 2
Somerset - 5 £32,500 -
Wiltshire +24 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Dorset +19 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
7 11 (28.95%) BDD
7 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
7 11 (28.95%) ISEB
7 11 (28.95%) C#
8 10 (26.32%) Java
9 9 (23.68%) SQL
9 9 (23.68%) Scrum
9 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
9 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
9 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
10 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
10 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
10 8 (21.05%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.42%) Gherkin
11 7 (18.42%) Automation Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 7 (18.42%) Smoke Testing
12 6 (15.79%) SDLC
12 6 (15.79%) REST
12 6 (15.79%) Marketing
12 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Selenium
2 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
4 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
5 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
5 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.16%) Selenium IDE
7 4 (10.53%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) Zephyr
8 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (7.89%) JUnit
8 3 (7.89%) Protractor
9 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.26%) Maven
9 2 (5.26%) TestNG
9 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
9 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Electronics
3 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Gherkin
2 6 (15.79%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) iPad
1 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
4 11 (28.95%) BDD
4 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) Automation Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.42%) Smoke Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (13.16%) Kanban
9 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
9 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
2 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
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