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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 222 230 209
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 24
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £29,550 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,250 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +10.41%
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
5160 5618 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 97.28% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4358 4691 4836
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £57,000
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 24 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 24 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 -1 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Bristol +3 4 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) QA
7 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (22.73%) Python
8 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
8 5 (22.73%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (18.18%) BDD
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
10 3 (13.64%) Scrum
10 3 (13.64%) JIRA
10 3 (13.64%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) PHP
10 3 (13.64%) VBScript
10 3 (13.64%) HTML

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 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (9.09%) JBehave
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.55%) TestNG
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Cegedim Rx
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago