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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 507 538 654
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +116
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 456 500 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 380 466 304
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +28 442 £42,500 -5.55% 55
South East +110 141 £42,500 -3.40% 5
London -38 129 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Berkshire +68 61 £45,000 -30.76% 2
North West +18 38 £37,500 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +6 35 £35,000 - 2
Reading +35 32 £42,500 -34.61% 2
East of England +19 32 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Brighton +26 29 £35,000 -11.39%
East Sussex +22 29 £35,000 -11.39%
Manchester -11 26 £41,750 +4.37% 7
East Midlands 0 25 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire +11 22 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Bedfordshire +34 20 £52,750 +62.30% 2
Surrey +45 19 £45,000 -5.26%
Warwickshire +28 18 £36,000 -28.00%
Warwick - 18 £36,000 -
City of London +63 16 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Luton - 16 £53,500 - 1
Hampshire +13 15 £35,000 -41.66% 1
South West +8 15 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Ealing +21 13 £60,000 +14.28%
Bracknell - 12 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +8 10 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Scotland +6 10 £41,750 +4.37% 1
Southampton -1 9 £30,000 -50.00%
Nottingham -4 9 £37,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +14 8 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Northamptonshire +10 8 £35,500 +3.64%

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 623 (68.39%) Selenium
2 585 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
3 500 (54.88%) QA
4 365 (40.07%) Java
5 319 (35.02%) C#
6 314 (34.47%) Test Automation
7 283 (31.06%) Automated Testing
8 277 (30.41%) SQL
9 272 (29.86%) Scrum
10 270 (29.64%) Automation Testing
11 253 (27.77%) ISEB
12 244 (26.78%) BDD
13 243 (26.67%) WebDriver
14 226 (24.81%) Finance
14 226 (24.81%) Software Testing
15 213 (23.38%) Test Scripting
16 209 (22.94%) ISTQB
17 205 (22.50%) Cucumber
18 186 (20.42%) TDD
19 175 (19.21%) Regression Testing
20 174 (19.10%) JavaScript
21 161 (17.67%) .NET
22 156 (17.12%) Functional Testing
23 149 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
23 149 (16.36%) JIRA
24 142 (15.59%) Degree
25 138 (15.15%) Manual Testing
26 132 (14.49%) JMeter
27 130 (14.27%) Team Foundation Server
28 127 (13.94%) Windows

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 (2.74%) CMS
2 8 (0.88%) Confluence
3 3 (0.33%) Drupal
4 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.11%) IIS
5 1 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 42 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.32%) SaaS
2 10 (1.10%) GitHub
3 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.62%) Internet
3 27 (2.96%) DNS
3 27 (2.96%) Firewall
4 20 (2.20%) HTTP
5 13 (1.43%) VoIP
6 12 (1.32%) SMTP
7 3 (0.33%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.16%) MySQL
3 42 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.10%) Big Data
5 7 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.55%) MS Access
6 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.22%) DB2
9 2 (0.22%) HBase
9 2 (0.22%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 623 (68.39%) Selenium
2 243 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 205 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 149 (16.36%) JIRA
5 132 (14.49%) JMeter
6 130 (14.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 124 (13.61%) SoapUI
8 103 (11.31%) SpecFlow
9 90 (9.88%) NUnit
10 89 (9.77%) Visual Studio
11 82 (9.00%) HP UFT
12 81 (8.89%) Jenkins
13 76 (8.34%) TestNG
14 67 (7.35%) Git (software)
15 65 (7.14%) JUnit
16 41 (4.50%) Gatling
17 39 (4.28%) LoadRunner
18 34 (3.73%) TestDirector
19 26 (2.85%) Appium
20 21 (2.31%) FitNesse
General
1 226 (24.81%) Finance
2 41 (4.50%) Banking
3 38 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.06%) Back Office
5 35 (3.84%) Retail
6 30 (3.29%) Games
7 13 (1.43%) Automotive
7 13 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.43%) Marketing
8 9 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.77%) Electronics
10 6 (0.66%) Advertising
11 5 (0.55%) Legal
11 5 (0.55%) Publishing
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.44%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (17.67%) .NET
2 125 (13.72%) Web Services
3 117 (12.84%) HTML
4 104 (11.42%) XML
5 64 (7.03%) ASP.NET
6 55 (6.04%) Gherkin
7 54 (5.93%) SOAP
8 48 (5.27%) CSS
9 34 (3.73%) .NET Framework
10 33 (3.62%) Ajax
10 33 (3.62%) REST
11 32 (3.51%) Node.js
12 24 (2.63%) JSON
13 17 (1.87%) DOM
14 16 (1.76%) RESTful
14 16 (1.76%) Silverlight
15 13 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (1.32%) AngularJS
16 12 (1.32%) J2EE
17 11 (1.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.48%) Mobile App
3 44 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.76%) iPad
7 16 (1.76%) Online Games
8 14 (1.54%) User Experience
9 13 (1.43%) PMI
10 11 (1.21%) Fintech
11 9 (0.99%) Derivative
12 7 (0.77%) Social Network
13 6 (0.66%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
13 6 (0.66%) Wiki
14 4 (0.44%) Data Extraction
14 4 (0.44%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.44%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (13.94%) Windows
2 104 (11.42%) Linux
3 65 (7.14%) Unix
4 31 (3.40%) Android
5 30 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.99%) Solaris
8 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.44%) CentOS
9 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (34.47%) Test Automation
3 283 (31.06%) Automated Testing
4 272 (29.86%) Scrum
5 270 (29.64%) Automation Testing
6 244 (26.78%) BDD
7 226 (24.81%) Software Testing
8 213 (23.38%) Test Scripting
9 186 (20.42%) TDD
10 175 (19.21%) Regression Testing
11 156 (17.12%) Functional Testing
12 149 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
13 138 (15.15%) Manual Testing
14 116 (12.73%) Performance Testing
15 105 (11.53%) SDLC
16 87 (9.55%) Test Strategy
17 85 (9.33%) E-Commerce
18 78 (8.56%) Kanban
18 78 (8.56%) OO
19 75 (8.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 365 (40.07%) Java
2 319 (35.02%) C#
3 277 (30.41%) SQL
4 174 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 120 (13.17%) Ruby
6 79 (8.67%) Python
7 57 (6.26%) VB
8 53 (5.82%) Perl
9 37 (4.06%) PHP
9 37 (4.06%) VBScript
10 25 (2.74%) Groovy
11 21 (2.31%) Scala
12 18 (1.98%) C++
13 15 (1.65%) C
13 15 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.77%) VBA
18 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 253 (27.77%) ISEB
2 209 (22.94%) ISTQB
3 142 (15.59%) Degree
4 76 (8.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (54.88%) QA
2 35 (3.84%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (3.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.61%) HP
3 22 (2.41%) Oracle
4 13 (1.43%) Google
4 13 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.32%) Telerik
6 7 (0.77%) Atlassian
6 7 (0.77%) SAP
7 6 (0.66%) IBM
8 5 (0.55%) Splunk
9 4 (0.44%) Apple
9 4 (0.44%) Borland
9 4 (0.44%) BT
9 4 (0.44%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.33%) VMware
11 2 (0.22%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.22%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.11%) Cegedim Rx
12 1 (0.11%) MKS
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Share ownership scheme + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Pension, health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified around £20,000 p/a
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + parking, Flexi working pension
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + salary, bonus, options
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago