The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 501 528 626
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +98
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 409 511 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 364 462 326
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Tester
Salary Trend

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +22 395 £45,000 - 67
London +35 184 £50,000 - 22
South East +42 45 £35,000 -7.89% 5
North West -39 37 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Manchester -26 36 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +24 35 £38,500 -8.33% 7
East of England +4 31 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Yorkshire +40 30 £38,500 -10.98% 5
Leeds +39 27 £40,000 -7.51% 5
City of London +52 26 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +23 23 £37,500 +10.29% 7
West Midlands -25 18 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Milton Keynes +31 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Ealing +26 14 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 14 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +11 14 £56,250 +50.00% 2
East Midlands -21 14 £36,500 -18.88% 4
Luton - 14 £56,250 -
Berkshire +59 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading +32 10 £40,000 -30.43%
Birmingham -12 10 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Scotland +20 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire +16 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Bristol - 9 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +40 8 £30,000 +20.00%
Chiswick +2 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -9 8 £38,000 -36.66% 4
Nottinghamshire -10 8 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Oxford +33 6 £40,000 +60.00%
Leicestershire -1 6 £35,000 -22.22%

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 593 (70.93%) Selenium
2 563 (67.34%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (52.39%) QA
4 311 (37.20%) Java
5 294 (35.17%) Test Automation
6 289 (34.57%) Cucumber
7 286 (34.21%) BDD
8 267 (31.94%) Scrum
9 265 (31.70%) Automated Testing
10 260 (31.10%) C#
11 238 (28.47%) Automation Testing
12 227 (27.15%) SQL
13 225 (26.91%) TDD
14 213 (25.48%) Test Scripting
15 211 (25.24%) Software Testing
16 210 (25.12%) WebDriver
17 185 (22.13%) Finance
18 167 (19.98%) ISEB
19 159 (19.02%) Regression Testing
20 155 (18.54%) Ruby
21 151 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
22 135 (16.15%) JIRA
23 131 (15.67%) Manual Testing
24 127 (15.19%) JavaScript
25 125 (14.95%) Linux
25 125 (14.95%) Degree
26 124 (14.83%) .NET
27 120 (14.35%) SpecFlow
28 119 (14.23%) JMeter
29 118 (14.11%) Web Services

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (2.99%) CMS
2 10 (1.20%) Umbraco
3 9 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.47%) SaaS
2 19 (2.27%) GitHub
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.70%) HTTP
2 36 (4.31%) Internet
3 22 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.91%) SMTP
5 14 (1.67%) DNS
5 14 (1.67%) Firewall
6 6 (0.72%) SSL
7 5 (0.60%) SSH
7 5 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.58%) Relational Database
2 46 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 44 (5.26%) MySQL
4 25 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (1.67%) HBase
6 11 (1.32%) Big Data
6 11 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.84%) Redis
9 5 (0.60%) MS Access
10 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.12%) DB2
13 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 593 (70.93%) Selenium
2 289 (34.57%) Cucumber
3 210 (25.12%) WebDriver
4 135 (16.15%) JIRA
5 120 (14.35%) SpecFlow
6 119 (14.23%) JMeter
7 117 (14.00%) SoapUI
8 110 (13.16%) Jenkins
9 96 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 88 (10.53%) JUnit
11 71 (8.49%) Git (software)
12 60 (7.18%) HP UFT
13 55 (6.58%) Visual Studio
14 46 (5.50%) NUnit
15 40 (4.78%) TestNG
16 31 (3.71%) Ranorex
17 29 (3.47%) FitNesse
17 29 (3.47%) LoadRunner
18 27 (3.23%) Gatling
18 27 (3.23%) WATIR
General
1 185 (22.13%) Finance
2 36 (4.31%) Banking
2 36 (4.31%) Retail
2 36 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.59%) Games
4 15 (1.79%) Back Office
4 15 (1.79%) Marketing
5 14 (1.67%) Advertising
5 14 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.96%) Electronics
8 6 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (14.83%) .NET
2 118 (14.11%) Web Services
3 101 (12.08%) XML
4 91 (10.89%) HTML
5 80 (9.57%) SOAP
6 64 (7.66%) Gherkin
7 51 (6.10%) REST
8 50 (5.98%) RESTful
9 41 (4.90%) ASP.NET
10 31 (3.71%) CSS
11 26 (3.11%) Ajax
12 21 (2.51%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.39%) Node.js
14 19 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (2.27%) JSON
15 13 (1.56%) HTML5
16 10 (1.20%) DOM
17 9 (1.08%) .NET Framework
17 9 (1.08%) J2EE
17 9 (1.08%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.94%) Mobile App
2 54 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.03%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.03%) Online Games
6 14 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.44%) User Experience
8 11 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.20%) Fintech
10 7 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.84%) iPad
10 7 (0.84%) Social Network
11 6 (0.72%) BBC
11 6 (0.72%) New Media
12 5 (0.60%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (0.48%) Arduino
13 4 (0.48%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.95%) Linux
2 109 (13.04%) Windows
3 82 (9.81%) Unix
4 41 (4.90%) Android
4 41 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (67.34%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (35.17%) Test Automation
3 286 (34.21%) BDD
4 267 (31.94%) Scrum
5 265 (31.70%) Automated Testing
6 238 (28.47%) Automation Testing
7 225 (26.91%) TDD
8 213 (25.48%) Test Scripting
9 211 (25.24%) Software Testing
10 159 (19.02%) Regression Testing
11 151 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
12 131 (15.67%) Manual Testing
13 116 (13.88%) Functional Testing
14 111 (13.28%) SDLC
15 105 (12.56%) QA Automation
16 93 (11.12%) Performance Testing
17 90 (10.77%) E-Commerce
18 80 (9.57%) Kanban
19 74 (8.85%) Software Engineering
20 73 (8.73%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 311 (37.20%) Java
2 260 (31.10%) C#
3 227 (27.15%) SQL
4 155 (18.54%) Ruby
5 127 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 113 (13.52%) Python
7 33 (3.95%) Perl
8 31 (3.71%) PHP
9 26 (3.11%) Groovy
9 26 (3.11%) VB
10 20 (2.39%) C++
11 17 (2.03%) VBScript
12 13 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.32%) C
13 11 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.32%) Scala
13 11 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.60%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (19.98%) ISEB
2 125 (14.95%) Degree
3 111 (13.28%) ISTQB
4 53 (6.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (52.39%) QA
2 50 (5.98%) SDET
3 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.96%) Docker
2 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.03%) Puppet
3 8 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.84%) Grafana
4 7 (0.84%) StatsD
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.59%) HP
3 22 (2.63%) Oracle
4 10 (1.20%) SAP
5 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 8 (0.96%) Google
6 8 (0.96%) Splunk
7 7 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.72%) Borland
8 6 (0.72%) BT
8 6 (0.72%) Intel Security
9 5 (0.60%) Telerik
10 3 (0.36%) Tableau
10 3 (0.36%) VMware
10 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.24%) IBM
11 2 (0.24%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.24%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.12%) Perforce
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