The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Test Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Test Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Test Developer
Rank 854 865 878
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Test Developer 12 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 8
Average salary £42,000 £31,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -28.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automated Test Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Test Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Test Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Test Developer within the UK.

Automated Test Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Test Developer over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Automated Test Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Test Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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
England +18 12 £42,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +11 6 £34,000 +15.25%
London 0 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Nottinghamshire +12 4 £34,000 +15.25%
Nottingham +6 4 £34,000 +15.25%
Derbyshire - 2 £31,000 -
Ilkeston - 2 £31,000 -

Automated Test Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automated Test Developer 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 Automated Test Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) ISEB
9 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (13.33%) PMI
10 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (13.33%) C++
10 2 (13.33%) JUnit
10 2 (13.33%) XML
10 2 (13.33%) XSD
10 2 (13.33%) OO
10 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 2 (13.33%) NUnit
10 2 (13.33%) QA
10 2 (13.33%) Selenium

Automated Test Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automated Test Developer 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 Automated Test Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft