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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
UK
Rank 453 589 637
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 481 371 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 425 338 291
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 £30,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,400 £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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 24 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 24 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 +145 455 £47,500 +14.45% 88
London +74 161 £51,250 -2.38% 21
South East +75 79 £40,000 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +59 67 £46,250 +32.14% 6
North West -1 58 £46,250 +32.14% 10
Manchester +3 54 £50,000 +42.85% 9
West Yorkshire +49 51 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Leeds +52 49 £50,000 +42.85% 5
South West +33 37 £40,000 +17.64% 9
City of London +46 23 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +25 20 £41,250 +7.84% 6
Bristol +17 19 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +37 18 £37,500 -7.97% 5
West Midlands +22 18 £40,000 - 8
West Sussex +28 17 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Chiswick - 14 £52,500 - 1
Reading +54 13 £35,000 - 3
Surrey +47 13 £46,250 +23.33% 2
East Midlands +13 11 £42,500 - 5
Scotland +34 10 £35,000 -2.77%
Oxfordshire +27 10 £31,500 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Milton Keynes +21 9 £36,000 -13.25% 2
Birmingham +9 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Somerset +4 9 £33,250 +10.83% 3
Sheffield +21 8 £45,000 +63.63%
South Yorkshire +10 8 £45,000 +63.63%
North Yorkshire +1 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +30 7 £36,500 -2.66% 3

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 641 (72.18%) Selenium
2 629 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (48.87%) QA
4 376 (42.34%) Java
5 366 (41.22%) Cucumber
6 358 (40.32%) Test Automation
7 346 (38.96%) BDD
8 322 (36.26%) C#
9 283 (31.87%) WebDriver
10 273 (30.74%) Automation Testing
11 262 (29.50%) TDD
12 261 (29.39%) Automated Testing
13 248 (27.93%) Test Scripting
14 211 (23.76%) Scrum
15 208 (23.42%) SQL
16 174 (19.59%) Software Testing
17 173 (19.48%) Finance
18 169 (19.03%) Ruby
19 153 (17.23%) Python
20 142 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
21 136 (15.32%) Manual Testing
22 133 (14.98%) SDLC
23 132 (14.86%) QA Automation
24 131 (14.75%) Jenkins
25 129 (14.53%) Regression Testing
26 126 (14.19%) ISEB
27 117 (13.18%) SpecFlow
28 115 (12.95%) Web Services
29 114 (12.84%) JIRA
30 109 (12.27%) .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 24 (2.70%) Confluence
2 14 (1.58%) CMS
3 10 (1.13%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (0.79%) IIS
6 3 (0.34%) Apache
6 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.73%) GitHub
2 35 (3.94%) SaaS
3 12 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.98%) HTTP
2 24 (2.70%) Internet
3 7 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.68%) SSL
5 5 (0.56%) SMTP
6 4 (0.45%) SSH
7 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.23%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
8 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.42%) Relational Database
1 57 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.52%) MySQL
3 40 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (2.59%) HBase
5 21 (2.36%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.58%) Big Data
8 13 (1.46%) Redis
9 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.34%) MS Access
11 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.11%) KDB
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 641 (72.18%) Selenium
2 366 (41.22%) Cucumber
3 283 (31.87%) WebDriver
4 131 (14.75%) Jenkins
5 117 (13.18%) SpecFlow
6 114 (12.84%) JIRA
7 100 (11.26%) SoapUI
8 94 (10.59%) JUnit
9 85 (9.57%) JMeter
10 77 (8.67%) Git (software)
11 69 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (6.53%) HP UFT
13 43 (4.84%) Appium
14 39 (4.39%) Ranorex
15 38 (4.28%) Visual Studio
16 35 (3.94%) Capybara
17 32 (3.60%) Calabash
18 30 (3.38%) FitNesse
19 24 (2.70%) jMock
19 24 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 173 (19.48%) Finance
2 31 (3.49%) Banking
3 28 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.93%) Retail
5 19 (2.14%) Marketing
6 18 (2.03%) Games
7 15 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.13%) Advertising
10 8 (0.90%) Electronics
10 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.45%) Automotive
11 4 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.34%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (12.95%) Web Services
2 109 (12.27%) .NET
3 101 (11.37%) Gherkin
4 74 (8.33%) XML
5 71 (8.00%) SOAP
6 63 (7.09%) RESTful
7 57 (6.42%) HTML
8 51 (5.74%) REST
9 26 (2.93%) CSS
10 25 (2.82%) JSON
11 23 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (2.03%) ASP.NET
13 16 (1.80%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
14 13 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (1.46%) JSON Schema
14 13 (1.46%) JSON-LD
15 12 (1.35%) Ajax
16 10 (1.13%) HTML5
17 8 (0.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.14%) Client/Server
5 17 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.91%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.01%) Fintech
7 8 (0.90%) Online Games
7 8 (0.90%) User Experience
8 6 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.56%) iPad
9 5 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.45%) Arduino
10 4 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.45%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (0.45%) 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
1 106 (11.94%) Linux
2 94 (10.59%) Unix
3 88 (9.91%) Windows
4 33 (3.72%) Android
5 29 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.80%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.45%) 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
1 629 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (40.32%) Test Automation
3 346 (38.96%) BDD
4 273 (30.74%) Automation Testing
5 262 (29.50%) TDD
6 261 (29.39%) Automated Testing
7 248 (27.93%) Test Scripting
8 211 (23.76%) Scrum
9 174 (19.59%) Software Testing
10 142 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
11 136 (15.32%) Manual Testing
12 133 (14.98%) SDLC
13 132 (14.86%) QA Automation
14 129 (14.53%) Regression Testing
15 98 (11.04%) E-Commerce
16 77 (8.67%) Kanban
17 75 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
18 68 (7.66%) Performance Testing
19 66 (7.43%) API Testing
19 66 (7.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 376 (42.34%) Java
2 322 (36.26%) C#
3 208 (23.42%) SQL
4 169 (19.03%) Ruby
5 153 (17.23%) Python
6 106 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 29 (3.27%) Groovy
8 19 (2.14%) PHP
9 18 (2.03%) Perl
10 14 (1.58%) C++
11 13 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.35%) VBScript
13 11 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.01%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.01%) Scala
14 9 (1.01%) VB
15 8 (0.90%) C
16 3 (0.34%) XPath
17 2 (0.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 126 (14.19%) ISEB
2 90 (10.14%) Degree
3 86 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 40 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.45%) 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
1 434 (48.87%) QA
2 66 (7.43%) SDET
3 13 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (1.58%) Docker
2 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (2.82%) Puppet
2 15 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.46%) Grafana
3 13 (1.46%) StatsD
4 12 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Rancher
5 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.38%) Oracle
3 17 (1.91%) HP
4 13 (1.46%) Splunk
4 13 (1.46%) TOWER Software
5 11 (1.24%) SAP
6 9 (1.01%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.68%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.45%) VMware
9 3 (0.34%) Borland
9 3 (0.34%) BT
9 3 (0.34%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.34%) Tableau
10 2 (0.23%) Google
10 2 (0.23%) Perforce
11 1 (0.11%) CA
11 1 (0.11%) IBM
11 1 (0.11%) Informatica
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Flex Bens, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, 24 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, dental etc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits, flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £65-000 + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum including benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (plus benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago