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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 508 550 670
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +120
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 477 465 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 386 428 296
Median salary £41,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.86% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +71 464 £41,000 -8.88% 48
South East +144 157 £42,500 -1.16% 10
London -54 123 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Berkshire +64 58 £45,000 -30.76% 4
West Midlands +27 49 £34,250 +5.38% 1
East Sussex +36 37 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Brighton +31 37 £35,000 -11.39% 2
East of England +31 36 £40,000 +6.66% 8
North West +27 36 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +48 28 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Reading +39 28 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Manchester +3 28 £41,000 +5.80% 2
Warwickshire +34 27 - -
Warwick - 27 - -
East Midlands -1 21 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bedfordshire +35 20 £52,500 +61.53% 5
Yorkshire +15 18 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Hampshire +12 18 £35,000 -41.66%
South West +25 16 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Luton - 15 £53,000 - 3
Bracknell - 14 £45,000 -
Ealing +20 13 £60,000 +9.09%
City of London +57 12 £50,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +14 12 £35,500 +1.42%
North Yorkshire +21 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Ipswich +11 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Northampton +8 10 £35,000 -
Suffolk +5 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Southampton +5 9 £35,000 -41.66%
Scotland -2 9 £42,500 +6.25%

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 611 (67.07%) Selenium
2 593 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
3 498 (54.67%) QA
4 348 (38.20%) Java
5 328 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 314 (34.47%) C#
7 276 (30.30%) Automation Testing
8 274 (30.08%) SQL
9 270 (29.64%) Automated Testing
10 260 (28.54%) BDD
11 253 (27.77%) WebDriver
12 252 (27.66%) ISEB
13 244 (26.78%) Scrum
14 227 (24.92%) Finance
15 222 (24.37%) ISTQB
16 213 (23.38%) Software Testing
17 209 (22.94%) Cucumber
18 199 (21.84%) Test Scripting
19 192 (21.08%) TDD
20 175 (19.21%) Regression Testing
21 165 (18.11%) JavaScript
22 157 (17.23%) Functional Testing
23 148 (16.25%) .NET
24 147 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
25 142 (15.59%) JIRA
26 139 (15.26%) Degree
27 138 (15.15%) Manual Testing
28 136 (14.93%) Ruby
28 136 (14.93%) Windows
29 133 (14.60%) Web Services

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 19 (2.09%) CMS
2 9 (0.99%) Confluence
3 5 (0.55%) Drupal
4 2 (0.22%) IIS
4 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.11%) JBoss
5 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.88%) SaaS
3 6 (0.66%) GitHub
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.63%) Internet
3 23 (2.52%) HTTP
4 20 (2.20%) DNS
4 20 (2.20%) Firewall
5 13 (1.43%) VoIP
6 8 (0.88%) SMTP
7 1 (0.11%) Extranet
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.61%) MySQL
2 42 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.88%) Big Data
4 6 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.55%) MS Access
5 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.44%) MarkLogic
7 3 (0.33%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.22%) DB2
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 611 (67.07%) Selenium
2 253 (27.77%) WebDriver
3 209 (22.94%) Cucumber
4 142 (15.59%) JIRA
5 127 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 117 (12.84%) JMeter
7 116 (12.73%) SoapUI
8 107 (11.75%) SpecFlow
9 95 (10.43%) HP UFT
10 92 (10.10%) NUnit
10 92 (10.10%) Visual Studio
11 78 (8.56%) Jenkins
12 71 (7.79%) Git (software)
13 70 (7.68%) TestNG
14 66 (7.24%) JUnit
15 34 (3.73%) Gatling
16 33 (3.62%) LoadRunner
17 32 (3.51%) TestDirector
18 31 (3.40%) FitNesse
19 26 (2.85%) Appium
General
1 227 (24.92%) Finance
2 38 (4.17%) Banking
3 37 (4.06%) Back Office
4 32 (3.51%) Retail
5 30 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.18%) Games
7 15 (1.65%) Automotive
8 10 (1.10%) Marketing
9 9 (0.99%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.77%) Legal
11 7 (0.77%) Publishing
12 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.66%) Law
13 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Military
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (16.25%) .NET
2 133 (14.60%) Web Services
3 109 (11.96%) HTML
4 97 (10.65%) XML
5 58 (6.37%) ASP.NET
6 51 (5.60%) CSS
6 51 (5.60%) SOAP
7 47 (5.16%) Gherkin
8 37 (4.06%) .NET Framework
9 31 (3.40%) REST
10 27 (2.96%) Node.js
11 25 (2.74%) Ajax
12 23 (2.52%) JSON
13 15 (1.65%) DOM
14 14 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (1.54%) Silverlight
15 13 (1.43%) J2EE
15 13 (1.43%) LAMP
16 12 (1.32%) RESTful
17 9 (0.99%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 44 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.09%) iPad
7 17 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.76%) PMI
9 13 (1.43%) Online Games
10 11 (1.21%) User Experience
11 10 (1.10%) Derivative
11 10 (1.10%) Fintech
12 8 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.77%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
14 6 (0.66%) Social Network
15 5 (0.55%) BBC
15 5 (0.55%) New Media
15 5 (0.55%) Wiki
16 4 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 136 (14.93%) Windows
2 97 (10.65%) Linux
3 70 (7.68%) Unix
4 32 (3.51%) Android
5 29 (3.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.99%) Solaris
7 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.44%) CentOS
10 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 276 (30.30%) Automation Testing
4 270 (29.64%) Automated Testing
5 260 (28.54%) BDD
6 244 (26.78%) Scrum
7 213 (23.38%) Software Testing
8 199 (21.84%) Test Scripting
9 192 (21.08%) TDD
10 175 (19.21%) Regression Testing
11 157 (17.23%) Functional Testing
12 147 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
13 138 (15.15%) Manual Testing
14 122 (13.39%) Performance Testing
15 94 (10.32%) SDLC
16 89 (9.77%) E-Commerce
17 82 (9.00%) Open Source
17 82 (9.00%) Test Strategy
18 81 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
19 76 (8.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 348 (38.20%) Java
2 314 (34.47%) C#
3 274 (30.08%) SQL
4 165 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 136 (14.93%) Ruby
6 80 (8.78%) Python
7 53 (5.82%) VB
8 50 (5.49%) Perl
9 39 (4.28%) PHP
10 35 (3.84%) VBScript
11 26 (2.85%) Groovy
12 23 (2.52%) C++
13 20 (2.20%) Scala
14 16 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.65%) C
16 12 (1.32%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.77%) VBA
19 5 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 252 (27.66%) ISEB
2 222 (24.37%) ISTQB
3 139 (15.26%) Degree
4 71 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.76%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.66%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (54.67%) QA
2 33 (3.62%) SDET
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.94%) HP
3 21 (2.31%) Oracle
4 14 (1.54%) Google
4 14 (1.54%) Telerik
5 13 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.77%) Apple
7 5 (0.55%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.55%) Splunk
8 4 (0.44%) BT
8 4 (0.44%) IBM
8 4 (0.44%) Intel Security
8 4 (0.44%) LexisNexis
8 4 (0.44%) MKS
9 3 (0.33%) Cegedim Rx
9 3 (0.33%) SAP
10 2 (0.22%) Twitter
10 2 (0.22%) VMware
11 1 (0.11%) Borland
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Wellbeing Software Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + parking, Flexi working pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, pension and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Share ownership scheme + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southwark, London
Zoopla Property Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + salary, bonus, options
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago