The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 725 751 774
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 180 128 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 158 101 106
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 25 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 168 £42,500 +18.05% 23
London -8 98 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South East +2 35 £41,500 +18.57% 2
City of London -17 22 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Yorkshire -37 10 £32,500 -7.14%
North West +8 9 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Surrey -1 9 £47,500 +82.69%
West Yorkshire -31 9 £34,250 -2.14%
Leeds -34 9 £34,250 -2.14%
South West -11 8 £36,250 +8.20% 2
Hampshire +10 7 £38,750 -13.88%
Berkshire +8 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £47,500 +35.71%
Cambridge +2 7 £47,500 +35.71%
East of England 0 7 £47,500 +65.21%
Reading +3 6 £39,500 -24.76% 1
Bristol +2 6 £41,750 +15.97% 1
Scotland -11 6 £31,000 -22.50%
Edinburgh - 6 £31,000 -
Guildford - 6 £47,500 -
Croydon - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands -6 5 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Merseyside - 5 £35,000 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £35,000 -
Reigate - 5 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex -17 4 £37,500 +0.67% 1
Brighton -20 4 £37,500 -1.31%
Oxford - 4 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,500 -

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automation Tester 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 Automation Tester in their job title.

1 261 (69.23%) Selenium
2 191 (50.66%) Test Automation
3 165 (43.77%) Java
4 163 (43.24%) QA
5 150 (39.79%) C#
6 149 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (36.07%) WebDriver
8 128 (33.95%) SQL
9 108 (28.65%) BDD
10 100 (26.53%) Automation Testing
11 95 (25.20%) Scrum
12 93 (24.67%) Finance
13 92 (24.40%) TDD
14 91 (24.14%) Cucumber
15 85 (22.55%) .NET
16 81 (21.49%) Ruby
17 76 (20.16%) Test Scripting
18 72 (19.10%) Automated Testing
19 70 (18.57%) Degree
20 62 (16.45%) QuickTest Pro
21 54 (14.32%) Python
22 50 (13.26%) Test Strategy
23 49 (13.00%) ISEB
24 44 (11.67%) OO
25 43 (11.41%) Jenkins
26 41 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
27 40 (10.61%) Windows
27 40 (10.61%) Web Services
28 39 (10.34%) JavaScript
28 39 (10.34%) Software Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automation Tester 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 Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.12%) Confluence
2 6 (1.59%) Apache
3 5 (1.33%) Node.js
4 3 (0.80%) Drupal
5 2 (0.53%) Mule
5 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.18%) HTTP
2 5 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.27%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.51%) Big Data
3 13 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.92%) MySQL
5 10 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (2.65%) Hazelcast
5 10 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.33%) Redis
7 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.80%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.53%) Informix
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 261 (69.23%) Selenium
2 136 (36.07%) WebDriver
3 91 (24.14%) Cucumber
4 62 (16.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 43 (11.41%) Jenkins
6 32 (8.49%) SoapUI
6 32 (8.49%) Git (software)
7 31 (8.22%) JIRA
8 30 (7.96%) JMeter
9 26 (6.90%) Maven
10 23 (6.10%) Ranorex
11 21 (5.57%) SpecFlow
12 20 (5.31%) JUnit
13 19 (5.04%) TeamCity
14 18 (4.77%) FitNesse
14 18 (4.77%) TestComplete
14 18 (4.77%) WinRunner
15 15 (3.98%) NUnit
16 14 (3.71%) Visual Studio
17 13 (3.45%) WATIR
General
1 93 (24.67%) Finance
2 27 (7.16%) Publishing
3 21 (5.57%) Games
4 20 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.77%) Retail
6 10 (2.65%) Banking
7 6 (1.59%) Front Office
8 5 (1.33%) Law
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (22.55%) .NET
2 40 (10.61%) Web Services
3 38 (10.08%) REST
4 31 (8.22%) HTML
5 27 (7.16%) XML
6 23 (6.10%) .NET Framework
7 19 (5.04%) SOAP
8 18 (4.77%) Gherkin
9 17 (4.51%) CSS
10 12 (3.18%) JSON
11 10 (2.65%) RESTful
12 9 (2.39%) HTML5
13 8 (2.12%) Silverlight
14 6 (1.59%) COM
15 5 (1.33%) ASP.NET
16 3 (0.80%) J2SE
16 3 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
16 3 (0.80%) Spring
16 3 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
16 3 (0.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.16%) Open Source
2 24 (6.37%) Mathematics
3 22 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.77%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.18%) Online Games
7 7 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.59%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.33%) Statistics
9 5 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.06%) IVR
10 4 (1.06%) Spread Betting
10 4 (1.06%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.80%) BBC
11 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.61%) Windows
2 38 (10.08%) Linux
3 18 (4.77%) UNIX
4 14 (3.71%) Android
5 11 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.06%) Debian
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (50.66%) Test Automation
2 149 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (28.65%) BDD
4 100 (26.53%) Automation Testing
5 95 (25.20%) Scrum
6 92 (24.40%) TDD
7 76 (20.16%) Test Scripting
8 72 (19.10%) Automated Testing
9 50 (13.26%) Test Strategy
10 44 (11.67%) OO
11 41 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (10.34%) Software Testing
13 31 (8.22%) Analytics
14 28 (7.43%) Performance Testing
15 24 (6.37%) Manual Testing
15 24 (6.37%) User Stories
16 22 (5.84%) Regression Testing
17 18 (4.77%) Customer Engagement
18 17 (4.51%) RAD
19 16 (4.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 165 (43.77%) Java
2 150 (39.79%) C#
3 128 (33.95%) SQL
4 81 (21.49%) Ruby
5 54 (14.32%) Python
6 39 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 30 (7.96%) C++
7 30 (7.96%) PHP
8 22 (5.84%) Perl
9 20 (5.31%) VBScript
10 15 (3.98%) VB
11 11 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.12%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.59%) VB6
14 5 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.06%) C
16 3 (0.80%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.80%) Korn
16 3 (0.80%) Lua
Qualifications
1 70 (18.57%) Degree
2 49 (13.00%) ISEB
3 33 (8.75%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.59%) PhD
6 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (43.24%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) NFS
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.18%) HP
3 10 (2.65%) Oracle
4 7 (1.86%) Jaspersoft
5 5 (1.33%) Altiris
6 4 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.06%) Telerik
7 3 (0.80%) Terracotta
8 2 (0.53%) Facebook
8 2 (0.53%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Somerset
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
X4 Group
Salary: £32k - 36k per year + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago