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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 514 589 623
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 464 415 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 363 368
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 30 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 30 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 +89 445 £42,500 -5.55% 54
London +18 172 £52,750 +5.50% 15
South East +119 131 £40,000 -6.97% 18
Berkshire +65 54 £45,000 - 5
North West +21 40 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Surrey +24 28 £35,500 -21.11% 4
West Midlands -1 27 £33,500 -0.74%
East of England +16 25 £36,750 -22.63% 7
East Sussex +38 24 £35,000 -11.39% 3
Brighton +37 24 £35,000 -11.39% 3
Manchester +13 22 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Yorkshire +2 22 £35,000 +6.06% 3
City of London +39 17 £50,000 - 4
South West +14 16 £37,500 +12.78% 4
North Yorkshire +9 16 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Maidenhead - 15 £55,000 -
Warwick - 14 - -
Warwickshire - 14 - -
Reading +22 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +28 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hampshire - 10 £36,500 - 3
York - 9 £36,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £52,500 - 4
Warrington +19 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Ealing +6 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Luton - 8 £52,500 - 2
Wokingham - 8 £40,000 -
Somerset -1 7 £37,500 - 1
Scotland -1 7 £43,000 +3.61%

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 566 (68.44%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (67.11%) Selenium
3 447 (54.05%) QA
4 319 (38.57%) Test Automation
5 311 (37.61%) Java
6 285 (34.46%) C#
7 280 (33.86%) BDD
8 275 (33.25%) WebDriver
9 255 (30.83%) Automated Testing
10 249 (30.11%) SQL
11 246 (29.75%) Automation Testing
12 232 (28.05%) Cucumber
13 231 (27.93%) ISEB
14 220 (26.60%) ISTQB
15 200 (24.18%) TDD
16 198 (23.94%) Finance
17 183 (22.13%) Scrum
18 170 (20.56%) Test Scripting
19 167 (20.19%) Software Testing
20 142 (17.17%) Windows
21 139 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
22 136 (16.44%) Web Services
23 134 (16.20%) JIRA
24 133 (16.08%) JavaScript
25 127 (15.36%) Manual Testing
26 122 (14.75%) Functional Testing
27 116 (14.03%) .NET
28 115 (13.91%) Ruby
28 115 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
29 109 (13.18%) Degree

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 23 (2.78%) Node.js
2 12 (1.45%) CMS
3 10 (1.21%) Confluence
4 4 (0.48%) Drupal
5 2 (0.24%) IIS
5 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.12%) Apache
6 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.12%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 37 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.90%) HTTP
2 16 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.69%) Internet
4 12 (1.45%) DNS
4 12 (1.45%) Firewall
5 7 (0.85%) VoIP
6 2 (0.24%) Extranet
6 2 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.75%) MySQL
4 7 (0.85%) DB2
5 6 (0.73%) Big Data
5 6 (0.73%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.73%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.48%) Hazelcast
6 4 (0.48%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) MS Access
8 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 555 (67.11%) Selenium
2 275 (33.25%) WebDriver
3 232 (28.05%) Cucumber
4 134 (16.20%) JIRA
5 115 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 103 (12.45%) HP UFT
7 96 (11.61%) SoapUI
8 95 (11.49%) SpecFlow
9 82 (9.92%) JMeter
10 81 (9.79%) Jenkins
11 71 (8.59%) Git (software)
12 69 (8.34%) NUnit
13 63 (7.62%) Visual Studio
14 57 (6.89%) JUnit
15 44 (5.32%) FitNesse
15 44 (5.32%) TestNG
16 22 (2.66%) RSpec
17 21 (2.54%) Appium
17 21 (2.54%) Hudson
18 20 (2.42%) Selenium IDE
General
1 198 (23.94%) Finance
2 25 (3.02%) Banking
3 23 (2.78%) Games
3 23 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.54%) Back Office
5 18 (2.18%) Retail
6 12 (1.45%) Law
6 12 (1.45%) Marketing
7 10 (1.21%) Automotive
7 10 (1.21%) Publishing
8 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.85%) Legal
9 4 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.48%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.12%) Advertising
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (16.44%) Web Services
2 116 (14.03%) .NET
3 85 (10.28%) HTML
4 74 (8.95%) XML
5 55 (6.65%) SOAP
6 53 (6.41%) Gherkin
7 44 (5.32%) CSS
8 37 (4.47%) ASP.NET
9 31 (3.75%) .NET Framework
10 25 (3.02%) JSON
11 24 (2.90%) REST
12 17 (2.06%) RESTful
13 15 (1.81%) Ajax
14 13 (1.57%) J2EE
15 8 (0.97%) DOM
15 8 (0.97%) jQuery
16 7 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
16 7 (0.85%) LAMP
16 7 (0.85%) Silverlight
17 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 30 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.93%) PMI
7 11 (1.33%) iPad
8 9 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.09%) User Experience
9 8 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.85%) Derivative
10 7 (0.85%) Fintech
11 6 (0.73%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.73%) Online Games
12 5 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (0.48%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.36%) Chemistry
14 3 (0.36%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.36%) Wiki
15 2 (0.24%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.17%) Windows
2 83 (10.04%) Linux
3 64 (7.74%) Unix
4 34 (4.11%) Android
5 27 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.60%) Solaris
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (68.44%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (38.57%) Test Automation
3 280 (33.86%) BDD
4 255 (30.83%) Automated Testing
5 246 (29.75%) Automation Testing
6 200 (24.18%) TDD
7 183 (22.13%) Scrum
8 170 (20.56%) Test Scripting
9 167 (20.19%) Software Testing
10 139 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (15.36%) Manual Testing
12 122 (14.75%) Functional Testing
13 106 (12.82%) Regression Testing
14 90 (10.88%) Performance Testing
15 83 (10.04%) SDLC
16 76 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 69 (8.34%) E-Commerce
18 64 (7.74%) Kanban
18 64 (7.74%) Software Engineering
19 62 (7.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 311 (37.61%) Java
2 285 (34.46%) C#
3 249 (30.11%) SQL
4 133 (16.08%) JavaScript
5 115 (13.91%) Ruby
6 69 (8.34%) Python
7 40 (4.84%) Perl
8 36 (4.35%) PHP
9 31 (3.75%) VB
10 29 (3.51%) VBScript
11 25 (3.02%) Groovy
12 24 (2.90%) C++
13 15 (1.81%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.45%) Scala
16 9 (1.09%) C
16 9 (1.09%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.48%) VBA
18 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 231 (27.93%) ISEB
2 220 (26.60%) ISTQB
3 109 (13.18%) Degree
4 59 (7.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.93%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (54.05%) QA
2 32 (3.87%) SDET
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (3.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 104 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.08%) HP
3 10 (1.21%) Google
3 10 (1.21%) Oracle
4 8 (0.97%) Atlassian
4 8 (0.97%) Telerik
5 7 (0.85%) Apple
6 6 (0.73%) Capita
6 6 (0.73%) hybris
7 5 (0.60%) IBM
7 5 (0.60%) MKS
8 4 (0.48%) LexisNexis
8 4 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.48%) Splunk
9 3 (0.36%) Cegedim Rx
10 2 (0.24%) SAP
10 2 (0.24%) Twitter
11 1 (0.12%) Borland
11 1 (0.12%) VMware
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago