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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 504 574 652
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +78
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 487 435 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 405 395 322
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +86 472 £42,500 -5.55% 64
South East +143 150 £42,500 +6.25% 16
London -37 146 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Berkshire +63 58 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands +17 44 £32,500 -3.70% 1
North West +25 38 £37,500 - 9
East Sussex +27 32 £35,000 -11.39% 2
East of England +26 32 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Brighton +22 32 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Surrey +50 29 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Manchester +12 26 £40,000 +3.22% 7
Yorkshire +18 23 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Warwickshire - 23 - -
Warwick - 23 - -
Reading +36 21 £50,000 - 4
South West +11 18 £36,250 +7.40% 3
Hampshire +23 17 £35,500 -40.83% 2
Bedfordshire +27 16 £52,500 +68.00% 3
City of London +54 15 £50,000 - 6
North Yorkshire +18 15 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Bracknell - 15 £45,000 -
East Midlands -3 13 £37,500 -13.29% 5
Luton - 12 £53,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +14 10 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland -10 10 £41,750 +0.60% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £31,500 -
Ipswich +29 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Suffolk +15 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Southampton +8 9 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Ealing +5 9 £60,000 +9.09%

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 594 (67.42%) Selenium
2 583 (66.17%) Agile Software Development
3 470 (53.35%) QA
4 335 (38.02%) Java
5 326 (37.00%) Test Automation
6 310 (35.19%) C#
7 271 (30.76%) SQL
8 270 (30.65%) Automated Testing
9 267 (30.31%) WebDriver
10 266 (30.19%) Automation Testing
11 265 (30.08%) BDD
12 256 (29.06%) ISEB
13 230 (26.11%) ISTQB
14 222 (25.20%) Scrum
14 222 (25.20%) Finance
15 215 (24.40%) Cucumber
16 204 (23.16%) Software Testing
17 194 (22.02%) TDD
18 185 (21.00%) Test Scripting
19 151 (17.14%) JavaScript
20 147 (16.69%) Windows
21 144 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
22 141 (16.00%) Functional Testing
23 137 (15.55%) Manual Testing
23 137 (15.55%) .NET
23 137 (15.55%) Web Services
24 132 (14.98%) Degree
25 128 (14.53%) JIRA
25 128 (14.53%) Ruby
26 122 (13.85%) Regression Testing

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 17 (1.93%) CMS
2 8 (0.91%) Confluence
3 5 (0.57%) Drupal
4 2 (0.23%) IIS
4 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.11%) JBoss
5 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.68%) SaaS
4 3 (0.34%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.72%) HTTP
2 23 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.27%) Internet
4 18 (2.04%) DNS
4 18 (2.04%) Firewall
5 11 (1.25%) VoIP
6 5 (0.57%) 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 61 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.99%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.54%) MySQL
4 7 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.68%) Big Data
5 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.57%) MS Access
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.45%) DB2
7 4 (0.45%) Hazelcast
7 4 (0.45%) MarkLogic
8 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.23%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 594 (67.42%) Selenium
2 267 (30.31%) WebDriver
3 215 (24.40%) Cucumber
4 128 (14.53%) JIRA
5 121 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 110 (12.49%) SoapUI
7 103 (11.69%) HP UFT
7 103 (11.69%) SpecFlow
8 99 (11.24%) JMeter
9 85 (9.65%) NUnit
10 84 (9.53%) Visual Studio
11 81 (9.19%) Jenkins
12 70 (7.95%) Git (software)
13 67 (7.60%) JUnit
14 61 (6.92%) TestNG
15 41 (4.65%) FitNesse
16 29 (3.29%) Gatling
17 25 (2.84%) LoadRunner
18 24 (2.72%) RSpec
19 23 (2.61%) TestDirector
General
1 222 (25.20%) Finance
2 34 (3.86%) Banking
3 30 (3.41%) Back Office
3 30 (3.41%) Retail
4 26 (2.95%) Games
4 26 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.48%) Automotive
6 10 (1.14%) Law
6 10 (1.14%) Marketing
6 10 (1.14%) Publishing
7 7 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.79%) Legal
8 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (15.55%) .NET
1 137 (15.55%) Web Services
2 100 (11.35%) HTML
3 88 (9.99%) XML
4 55 (6.24%) SOAP
5 52 (5.90%) ASP.NET
6 49 (5.56%) CSS
6 49 (5.56%) Gherkin
7 35 (3.97%) .NET Framework
8 33 (3.75%) REST
9 26 (2.95%) Node.js
10 25 (2.84%) JSON
11 23 (2.61%) Ajax
12 15 (1.70%) RESTful
13 14 (1.59%) J2EE
14 12 (1.36%) DOM
15 11 (1.25%) Silverlight
16 10 (1.14%) LAMP
17 9 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (4.54%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.63%) Client/Server
5 16 (1.82%) iPad
5 16 (1.82%) PMI
6 14 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.14%) Derivative
7 10 (1.14%) Online Games
8 8 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 8 (0.91%) Fintech
8 8 (0.91%) User Experience
9 7 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (0.57%) BBC
11 5 (0.57%) New Media
12 4 (0.45%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.45%) Wiki
13 2 (0.23%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 147 (16.69%) Windows
2 94 (10.67%) Linux
3 70 (7.95%) Unix
4 31 (3.52%) Android
5 26 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.91%) Solaris
9 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (66.17%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (37.00%) Test Automation
3 270 (30.65%) Automated Testing
4 266 (30.19%) Automation Testing
5 265 (30.08%) BDD
6 222 (25.20%) Scrum
7 204 (23.16%) Software Testing
8 194 (22.02%) TDD
9 185 (21.00%) Test Scripting
10 144 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (16.00%) Functional Testing
12 137 (15.55%) Manual Testing
13 122 (13.85%) Regression Testing
14 115 (13.05%) Performance Testing
15 90 (10.22%) SDLC
16 85 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 84 (9.53%) E-Commerce
18 76 (8.63%) Open Source
19 73 (8.29%) Software Engineering
20 72 (8.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 335 (38.02%) Java
2 310 (35.19%) C#
3 271 (30.76%) SQL
4 151 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 128 (14.53%) Ruby
6 77 (8.74%) Python
7 51 (5.79%) Perl
8 47 (5.33%) VB
9 37 (4.20%) PHP
10 33 (3.75%) VBScript
11 27 (3.06%) Groovy
12 25 (2.84%) C++
13 17 (1.93%) Scala
13 17 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.48%) C
16 12 (1.36%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.79%) VBA
19 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 256 (29.06%) ISEB
2 230 (26.11%) ISTQB
3 132 (14.98%) Degree
4 67 (7.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (53.35%) QA
2 36 (4.09%) SDET
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (12.49%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.88%) HP
3 16 (1.82%) Oracle
4 14 (1.59%) Google
5 13 (1.48%) Telerik
6 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.79%) Apple
8 5 (0.57%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.57%) IBM
8 5 (0.57%) Splunk
9 4 (0.45%) BT
9 4 (0.45%) Intel Security
9 4 (0.45%) LexisNexis
9 4 (0.45%) MKS
10 3 (0.34%) Cegedim Rx
10 3 (0.34%) SAP
11 2 (0.23%) Capita
11 2 (0.23%) hybris
11 2 (0.23%) Twitter
11 2 (0.23%) VMware
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago