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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
UK
Rank 479 569 631
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 444 394 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 393 362 293
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +88 428 £47,500 +11.76% 68
London +58 171 £52,500 - 21
Yorkshire +46 60 £42,500 +21.42% 7
South East +56 54 £40,000 +5.26% 9
West Yorkshire +44 51 £43,750 +25.00% 5
North West -13 50 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Manchester +1 49 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Leeds +52 48 £45,000 +28.57% 4
South West +27 26 £37,500 +10.29% 4
City of London +39 24 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +27 24 £47,500 +21.79% 5
West Midlands -10 20 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +1 16 £37,000 -17.77% 3
Berkshire +55 13 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Milton Keynes +34 13 £35,500 -14.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 13 £35,500 -8.38% 2
Hertfordshire +18 11 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Bristol +11 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Birmingham -1 11 £45,000 - 1
Ealing +17 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Gloucestershire +1 10 £40,000 - 1
Reading +41 9 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Chiswick - 9 £52,500 -
West Sussex +2 8 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire +35 7 £30,750 -12.14% 2
Surrey +29 7 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Bedfordshire +15 7 £55,000 +48.64%
Leicester 0 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Leicestershire -5 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 591 (71.99%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (71.74%) Selenium
3 415 (50.55%) QA
4 337 (41.05%) Cucumber
5 331 (40.32%) Java
6 315 (38.37%) Test Automation
7 314 (38.25%) BDD
8 274 (33.37%) C#
9 261 (31.79%) Automated Testing
10 252 (30.69%) Automation Testing
11 248 (30.21%) TDD
12 239 (29.11%) WebDriver
13 232 (28.26%) Scrum
14 221 (26.92%) Test Scripting
15 206 (25.09%) SQL
16 182 (22.17%) Software Testing
17 162 (19.73%) Finance
18 159 (19.37%) Ruby
19 140 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
20 136 (16.57%) Python
21 127 (15.47%) ISEB
22 126 (15.35%) Manual Testing
22 126 (15.35%) QA Automation
23 123 (14.98%) Regression Testing
24 120 (14.62%) SDLC
24 120 (14.62%) Jenkins
25 117 (14.25%) JIRA
26 115 (14.01%) Linux
27 111 (13.52%) .NET
27 111 (13.52%) SpecFlow

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 20 (2.44%) CMS
2 15 (1.83%) Confluence
3 10 (1.22%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.49%) IIS
6 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.26%) SaaS
2 33 (4.02%) GitHub
3 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.43%) HTTP
2 30 (3.65%) Internet
3 17 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.10%) DNS
4 9 (1.10%) Firewall
4 9 (1.10%) SMTP
5 6 (0.73%) SSH
5 6 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.19%) Relational Database
2 48 (5.85%) MySQL
3 42 (5.12%) SQL Server
4 38 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (2.56%) HBase
6 18 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.95%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.58%) Redis
9 9 (1.10%) Big Data
10 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.37%) MS Access
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 589 (71.74%) Selenium
2 337 (41.05%) Cucumber
3 239 (29.11%) WebDriver
4 120 (14.62%) Jenkins
5 117 (14.25%) JIRA
6 111 (13.52%) SpecFlow
7 101 (12.30%) SoapUI
8 91 (11.08%) JMeter
9 89 (10.84%) JUnit
10 80 (9.74%) Git (software)
11 74 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 47 (5.72%) HP UFT
13 37 (4.51%) Ranorex
14 36 (4.38%) Visual Studio
15 34 (4.14%) Capybara
16 30 (3.65%) Appium
17 28 (3.41%) FitNesse
18 24 (2.92%) Maven
18 24 (2.92%) NUnit
18 24 (2.92%) TestNG
General
1 162 (19.73%) Finance
2 32 (3.90%) Banking
3 30 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.68%) Games
5 21 (2.56%) Retail
6 20 (2.44%) Marketing
7 13 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.46%) Advertising
9 10 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.10%) Electronics
11 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.37%) Front Office
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (13.52%) .NET
2 105 (12.79%) Web Services
3 84 (10.23%) Gherkin
4 81 (9.87%) XML
5 73 (8.89%) SOAP
6 69 (8.40%) HTML
7 62 (7.55%) RESTful
8 50 (6.09%) REST
9 25 (3.05%) JSON
10 24 (2.92%) ASP.NET
11 23 (2.80%) CSS
12 19 (2.31%) Ajax
13 18 (2.19%) AngularJS
13 18 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (1.83%) Node.js
15 13 (1.58%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (1.58%) HTML5
15 13 (1.58%) JSON Schema
15 13 (1.58%) JSON-LD
16 11 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.75%) Mobile App
2 38 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (1.95%) Virtual Team
5 15 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.34%) Online Games
7 11 (1.34%) User Experience
8 9 (1.10%) Fintech
9 7 (0.85%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.49%) Arduino
12 4 (0.49%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (0.49%) Xbox
13 3 (0.37%) BBC
13 3 (0.37%) iPad
13 3 (0.37%) New Media
14 2 (0.24%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 115 (14.01%) Linux
2 88 (10.72%) Windows
3 83 (10.11%) Unix
4 33 (4.02%) Android
5 31 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (71.99%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (38.37%) Test Automation
3 314 (38.25%) BDD
4 261 (31.79%) Automated Testing
5 252 (30.69%) Automation Testing
6 248 (30.21%) TDD
7 232 (28.26%) Scrum
8 221 (26.92%) Test Scripting
9 182 (22.17%) Software Testing
10 140 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
11 126 (15.35%) Manual Testing
11 126 (15.35%) QA Automation
12 123 (14.98%) Regression Testing
13 120 (14.62%) SDLC
14 87 (10.60%) E-Commerce
15 81 (9.87%) Kanban
16 75 (9.14%) Functional Testing
17 66 (8.04%) API Testing
18 63 (7.67%) Defect Management
18 63 (7.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 331 (40.32%) Java
2 274 (33.37%) C#
3 206 (25.09%) SQL
4 159 (19.37%) Ruby
5 136 (16.57%) Python
6 109 (13.28%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.17%) Groovy
8 25 (3.05%) Perl
9 22 (2.68%) PHP
10 15 (1.83%) VBScript
11 14 (1.71%) C++
12 13 (1.58%) VB
13 12 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.85%) C
17 6 (0.73%) Scala
18 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
18 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (15.47%) ISEB
2 95 (11.57%) Degree
3 79 (9.62%) ISTQB
4 38 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (50.55%) QA
2 64 (7.80%) SDET
3 13 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.46%) Docker
2 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (3.05%) Puppet
2 15 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.58%) Grafana
3 13 (1.58%) StatsD
4 11 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Rancher
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.80%) Oracle
3 18 (2.19%) HP
4 13 (1.58%) Splunk
5 12 (1.46%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.46%) TOWER Software
6 11 (1.34%) SAP
7 9 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.73%) Borland
9 4 (0.49%) VMware
10 3 (0.37%) BT
10 3 (0.37%) Google
10 3 (0.37%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.37%) Tableau
10 3 (0.37%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.24%) IBM
11 2 (0.24%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.24%) Perforce
12 1 (0.12%) Qualys
12 1 (0.12%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, and more!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, flexi-time etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 4 days ago