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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 524 613 639
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 459 403 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 407 351 357
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +51 439 £42,500 -5.55% 51
London +38 202 £55,000 +12.24% 14
South East +67 99 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Berkshire +49 47 £45,000 - 4
North West +33 43 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Yorkshire +11 24 £36,000 +9.09% 2
Manchester +14 22 £37,500 +6.38% 2
Surrey -10 22 £35,000 -30.00% 4
West Midlands -8 21 £35,500 +9.23% 2
East of England -12 21 £36,750 -18.33% 5
Maidenhead +24 16 £55,000 +46.66%
South West -1 16 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cheshire +28 14 £42,500 +32.81% 1
City of London +26 14 £50,000 -1.96% 5
North Yorkshire +1 13 £36,000 +10.76% 1
East Sussex +24 12 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Brighton +16 12 £35,000 -4.10% 3
West Yorkshire +16 10 £35,750 -10.62% 1
Leeds +11 10 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Wokingham - 10 £46,250 -
Warrington +24 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
York - 9 £36,000 -
Ealing +1 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Somerset 0 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £30,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 8 £30,000 - 2
North East - 8 £30,000 - 2
Merseyside +16 7 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Reading +14 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Liverpool +13 7 £30,000 +30.43% 1

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 590 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (68.20%) Selenium
3 443 (52.18%) QA
4 339 (39.93%) Test Automation
5 328 (38.63%) Java
6 312 (36.75%) WebDriver
7 306 (36.04%) BDD
8 280 (32.98%) C#
9 265 (31.21%) Automation Testing
10 261 (30.74%) Cucumber
11 260 (30.62%) Automated Testing
12 245 (28.86%) SQL
13 226 (26.62%) ISEB
14 219 (25.80%) ISTQB
15 212 (24.97%) TDD
16 200 (23.56%) Finance
17 186 (21.91%) Test Scripting
18 174 (20.49%) Software Testing
19 165 (19.43%) Scrum
20 139 (16.37%) Windows
20 139 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
21 138 (16.25%) JIRA
22 130 (15.31%) Web Services
23 120 (14.13%) JavaScript
23 120 (14.13%) Ruby
23 120 (14.13%) Manual Testing
24 118 (13.90%) HP UFT
25 113 (13.31%) Team Foundation Server
26 112 (13.19%) .NET
27 111 (13.07%) Functional Testing

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 22 (2.59%) Node.js
2 13 (1.53%) Confluence
3 9 (1.06%) CMS
4 4 (0.47%) Drupal
4 4 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.12%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 43 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.18%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.53%) SaaS
2 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.18%) HTTP
2 10 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.06%) Internet
4 7 (0.82%) DNS
4 7 (0.82%) Firewall
5 2 (0.24%) Extranet
5 2 (0.24%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.47%) MySQL
4 11 (1.30%) DB2
5 10 (1.18%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (0.82%) Big Data
6 7 (0.82%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.59%) Hazelcast
9 4 (0.47%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 579 (68.20%) Selenium
2 312 (36.75%) WebDriver
3 261 (30.74%) Cucumber
4 138 (16.25%) JIRA
5 118 (13.90%) HP UFT
6 113 (13.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 95 (11.19%) SpecFlow
8 90 (10.60%) SoapUI
9 89 (10.48%) Jenkins
10 76 (8.95%) Git (software)
11 71 (8.36%) JMeter
12 62 (7.30%) JUnit
13 60 (7.07%) NUnit
14 54 (6.36%) Visual Studio
15 46 (5.42%) FitNesse
16 36 (4.24%) TestNG
17 31 (3.65%) Selenium IDE
18 27 (3.18%) Appium
19 26 (3.06%) Hudson
20 23 (2.71%) RSpec
General
1 200 (23.56%) Finance
2 28 (3.30%) Retail
3 22 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.47%) Banking
4 21 (2.47%) Games
5 17 (2.00%) Law
6 13 (1.53%) Back Office
6 13 (1.53%) Marketing
7 9 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.06%) Publishing
8 8 (0.94%) Legal
9 6 (0.71%) Automotive
9 6 (0.71%) Electronics
9 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.47%) Advertising
11 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (15.31%) Web Services
2 112 (13.19%) .NET
3 79 (9.31%) HTML
4 70 (8.24%) Gherkin
5 64 (7.54%) XML
6 54 (6.36%) SOAP
7 47 (5.54%) CSS
8 29 (3.42%) ASP.NET
9 25 (2.94%) JSON
10 23 (2.71%) .NET Framework
10 23 (2.71%) REST
11 17 (2.00%) J2EE
11 17 (2.00%) RESTful
12 13 (1.53%) Ajax
13 9 (1.06%) jQuery
14 8 (0.94%) ActiveMQ
15 6 (0.71%) Backbone.js
15 6 (0.71%) DOM
15 6 (0.71%) LAMP
16 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.36%) Client/Server
4 34 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.88%) PMI
7 10 (1.18%) Fintech
7 10 (1.18%) iDTV
8 9 (1.06%) iPad
8 9 (1.06%) User Experience
9 8 (0.94%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.59%) Derivative
11 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.47%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.47%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (0.47%) Replication
13 3 (0.35%) Chemistry
13 3 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 139 (16.37%) Windows
2 76 (8.95%) Linux
3 63 (7.42%) Unix
4 38 (4.48%) Android
5 35 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (39.93%) Test Automation
3 306 (36.04%) BDD
4 265 (31.21%) Automation Testing
5 260 (30.62%) Automated Testing
6 212 (24.97%) TDD
7 186 (21.91%) Test Scripting
8 174 (20.49%) Software Testing
9 165 (19.43%) Scrum
10 139 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
11 120 (14.13%) Manual Testing
12 111 (13.07%) Functional Testing
13 97 (11.43%) Regression Testing
14 89 (10.48%) SDLC
15 82 (9.66%) Performance Testing
16 76 (8.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 74 (8.72%) E-Commerce
18 63 (7.42%) Software Engineering
19 62 (7.30%) Defect Management
20 59 (6.95%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (38.63%) Java
2 280 (32.98%) C#
3 245 (28.86%) SQL
4 120 (14.13%) JavaScript
4 120 (14.13%) Ruby
5 69 (8.13%) Python
6 35 (4.12%) PHP
7 33 (3.89%) Perl
8 27 (3.18%) C++
8 27 (3.18%) VBScript
9 24 (2.83%) VB
10 22 (2.59%) Groovy
11 14 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.18%) C
15 9 (1.06%) Scala
16 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 226 (26.62%) ISEB
2 219 (25.80%) ISTQB
3 96 (11.31%) Degree
4 70 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.24%) CISSP
10 2 (0.24%) PhD
11 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 443 (52.18%) QA
2 32 (3.77%) SDET
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.59%) Puppet
3 4 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 110 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.01%) HP
3 11 (1.30%) Oracle
4 10 (1.18%) hybris
5 8 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 8 (0.94%) Capita
5 8 (0.94%) Google
5 8 (0.94%) MKS
6 7 (0.82%) Apple
7 5 (0.59%) Telerik
8 4 (0.47%) IBM
8 4 (0.47%) LexisNexis
9 3 (0.35%) Cegedim Rx
9 3 (0.35%) Splunk
9 3 (0.35%) VMware
9 3 (0.35%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.24%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.24%) SAP
10 2 (0.24%) Twitter
11 1 (0.12%) Citrix
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £38,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + parking, Flexi working
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 10 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 10 days ago