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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
UK
Rank 450 590 625
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 478 370 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 421 338 296
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,100 £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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +144 453 £50,000 +20.48% 84
London +63 162 £52,500 - 19
South East +91 77 £40,000 +5.26% 17
Yorkshire +59 70 £47,500 +35.71% 8
West Yorkshire +59 54 £50,000 +42.85% 7
North West -17 54 £48,750 +50.00% 9
Leeds +54 52 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Manchester -5 50 £50,000 +42.85% 8
South West +48 33 £40,000 +17.64% 12
City of London +41 23 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +32 21 £42,500 +8.97% 5
West Midlands +21 20 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Berkshire +48 18 £35,000 -14.11% 4
Bristol +17 18 £42,500 -15.00% 6
West Sussex +21 15 £51,250 +36.66% 3
Chiswick - 14 £52,500 - 1
Reading +49 13 £35,000 - 3
Surrey +43 12 £47,500 +26.66%
East Midlands +4 11 £42,500 -2.85% 4
Buckinghamshire +28 10 £35,750 -10.62% 3
Oxfordshire +19 10 £31,500 -6.66% 3
Milton Keynes +18 10 £35,750 -13.85% 1
Birmingham +17 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland +35 9 £35,000 -9.09%
Hertfordshire +17 8 £42,500 - 1
Sheffield +14 8 £45,000 +63.63%
South Yorkshire +14 8 £45,000 +63.63%
North Yorkshire +2 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +17 7 £36,500 -2.66% 2

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 633 (72.10%) Selenium
2 628 (71.53%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (48.52%) QA
4 377 (42.94%) Java
5 364 (41.46%) Cucumber
6 355 (40.43%) Test Automation
7 344 (39.18%) BDD
8 318 (36.22%) C#
9 280 (31.89%) WebDriver
10 270 (30.75%) Automation Testing
11 262 (29.84%) TDD
12 259 (29.50%) Automated Testing
13 246 (28.02%) Test Scripting
14 215 (24.49%) Scrum
15 205 (23.35%) SQL
16 179 (20.39%) Software Testing
17 172 (19.59%) Finance
18 165 (18.79%) Ruby
19 150 (17.08%) Python
20 143 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
21 133 (15.15%) SDLC
22 132 (15.03%) QA Automation
22 132 (15.03%) Manual Testing
23 131 (14.92%) Jenkins
24 129 (14.69%) Regression Testing
24 129 (14.69%) ISEB
25 116 (13.21%) Web Services
25 116 (13.21%) SpecFlow
26 115 (13.10%) JIRA
27 113 (12.87%) .NET

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 (2.51%) Confluence
2 15 (1.71%) CMS
3 10 (1.14%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (0.80%) IIS
6 3 (0.34%) Apache
6 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.67%) GitHub
2 35 (3.99%) SaaS
3 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (7.29%) HTTP
2 26 (2.96%) Internet
3 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.68%) SSH
4 6 (0.68%) SSL
5 5 (0.57%) SMTP
6 3 (0.34%) DNS
6 3 (0.34%) Firewall
7 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.49%) Relational Database
2 55 (6.26%) SQL Server
3 47 (5.35%) MySQL
4 40 (4.56%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (2.62%) HBase
6 22 (2.51%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.48%) Redis
9 12 (1.37%) Big Data
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.34%) MS Access
12 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.11%) KDB
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 633 (72.10%) Selenium
2 364 (41.46%) Cucumber
3 280 (31.89%) WebDriver
4 131 (14.92%) Jenkins
5 116 (13.21%) SpecFlow
6 115 (13.10%) JIRA
7 100 (11.39%) SoapUI
8 93 (10.59%) JUnit
9 84 (9.57%) JMeter
10 78 (8.88%) Git (software)
11 70 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 56 (6.38%) HP UFT
13 38 (4.33%) Appium
13 38 (4.33%) Ranorex
13 38 (4.33%) Visual Studio
14 36 (4.10%) Capybara
15 30 (3.42%) FitNesse
16 28 (3.19%) Calabash
17 24 (2.73%) jMock
17 24 (2.73%) Maven
General
1 172 (19.59%) Finance
2 31 (3.53%) Banking
3 29 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.96%) Retail
5 20 (2.28%) Marketing
6 19 (2.16%) Games
7 14 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.37%) Advertising
9 11 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.03%) Electronics
12 4 (0.46%) Automotive
12 4 (0.46%) Legal
12 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (13.21%) Web Services
2 113 (12.87%) .NET
3 100 (11.39%) Gherkin
4 76 (8.66%) XML
5 72 (8.20%) SOAP
6 63 (7.18%) RESTful
7 58 (6.61%) HTML
8 52 (5.92%) REST
9 25 (2.85%) CSS
10 24 (2.73%) JSON
11 22 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
12 19 (2.16%) ASP.NET
13 17 (1.94%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
14 13 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (1.48%) JSON Schema
14 13 (1.48%) JSON-LD
15 12 (1.37%) Ajax
16 10 (1.14%) HTML5
17 8 (0.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.56%) Mobile App
2 37 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 17 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.03%) Online Games
7 9 (1.03%) User Experience
8 8 (0.91%) Fintech
9 6 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.46%) Arduino
10 4 (0.46%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.46%) iPad
10 4 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (0.46%) Xbox
11 3 (0.34%) BBC
11 3 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.34%) New Media
12 2 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.41%) Linux
2 95 (10.82%) Unix
3 87 (9.91%) Windows
4 33 (3.76%) Android
5 29 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (71.53%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 344 (39.18%) BDD
4 270 (30.75%) Automation Testing
5 262 (29.84%) TDD
6 259 (29.50%) Automated Testing
7 246 (28.02%) Test Scripting
8 215 (24.49%) Scrum
9 179 (20.39%) Software Testing
10 143 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
11 133 (15.15%) SDLC
12 132 (15.03%) Manual Testing
12 132 (15.03%) QA Automation
13 129 (14.69%) Regression Testing
14 97 (11.05%) E-Commerce
15 80 (9.11%) Kanban
16 73 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 69 (7.86%) Functional Testing
18 68 (7.74%) Performance Testing
19 67 (7.63%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 377 (42.94%) Java
2 318 (36.22%) C#
3 205 (23.35%) SQL
4 165 (18.79%) Ruby
5 150 (17.08%) Python
6 107 (12.19%) JavaScript
7 28 (3.19%) Groovy
8 20 (2.28%) Perl
9 19 (2.16%) PHP
10 14 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.59%) C++
11 13 (1.48%) VBScript
12 12 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.14%) Scala
14 10 (1.14%) VB
15 9 (1.03%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.91%) C
17 3 (0.34%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 129 (14.69%) ISEB
2 92 (10.48%) Degree
3 86 (9.79%) ISTQB
4 43 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.11%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (48.52%) QA
2 64 (7.29%) SDET
3 13 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (1.59%) Docker
2 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (2.96%) Puppet
2 15 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.48%) Grafana
3 13 (1.48%) StatsD
4 12 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Rancher
5 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.42%) Oracle
3 18 (2.05%) HP
4 13 (1.48%) Splunk
4 13 (1.48%) TOWER Software
5 12 (1.37%) SAP
6 9 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.57%) VMware
7 5 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.34%) Borland
8 3 (0.34%) BT
8 3 (0.34%) Intel Security
8 3 (0.34%) Tableau
9 2 (0.23%) Google
9 2 (0.23%) IBM
9 2 (0.23%) Perforce
10 1 (0.11%) CA
10 1 (0.11%) Informatica
10 1 (0.11%) Qualys
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits, flexible hours
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
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Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum including benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
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Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
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Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits!
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Bath, Avon
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Dorset
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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