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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Test Developer
Rank 899 863 921
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Test Developer 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014 within the UK.

Automated Test Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Top 6 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 15 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
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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
East Midlands -8 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
England -39 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -

Automated Test Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 14 (93.33%) NUnit
2 14 (93.33%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JUnit
2 14 (93.33%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) XSD
3 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) PMI
6 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB

Automated Test Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) JUnit
1 14 (93.33%) NUnit
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) XML
1 14 (93.33%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft