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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 540 512 626
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +114
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 385 520 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 331 481 326
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -28 375 £45,000 - 46
London -15 147 £50,000 - 22
South East +113 99 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +72 50 £43,500 -33.07%
North West -31 35 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Reading +48 30 £42,500 -34.61%
East of England +6 24 £53,250 +37.41% 2
Manchester -34 23 £40,000 - 5
City of London +59 22 £55,000 -8.33% 3
East Midlands -15 21 £35,000 -9.67% 1
West Midlands -24 19 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 18 £35,750 -4.66% 1
Brighton +23 16 £30,000 -43.92%
Yorkshire +23 16 £33,000 -26.66% 6
East Sussex +22 16 £30,000 -43.92%
Bedfordshire +22 15 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Ealing +24 13 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Nottingham +1 13 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Luton - 13 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +9 10 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Warwickshire +10 9 £36,000 -28.00%
South West -7 9 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Warwick - 9 £36,000 -
Bracknell - 9 £45,000 -
Surrey +14 8 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +10 8 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Wolverhampton - 8 £35,000 -
Cheshire +36 7 £25,000 -
Scotland +6 7 £36,250 -8.22% 2
Chiswick +1 7 £50,000 +11.11%

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 617 (70.35%) Selenium
2 557 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 498 (56.78%) QA
4 350 (39.91%) Java
5 300 (34.21%) C#
6 295 (33.64%) Test Automation
7 282 (32.16%) Automated Testing
8 277 (31.58%) Scrum
9 255 (29.08%) Automation Testing
10 252 (28.73%) SQL
11 246 (28.05%) BDD
12 229 (26.11%) WebDriver
13 222 (25.31%) Software Testing
14 220 (25.09%) ISEB
15 219 (24.97%) Cucumber
16 202 (23.03%) Test Scripting
17 198 (22.58%) Finance
17 198 (22.58%) TDD
18 172 (19.61%) Regression Testing
19 171 (19.50%) ISTQB
20 167 (19.04%) JavaScript
21 151 (17.22%) Functional Testing
22 149 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
23 147 (16.76%) .NET
24 146 (16.65%) JMeter
25 145 (16.53%) JIRA
26 138 (15.74%) Degree
27 129 (14.71%) Manual Testing
27 129 (14.71%) SoapUI
28 127 (14.48%) Ruby

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 28 (3.19%) CMS
2 5 (0.57%) Confluence
3 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.11%) Drupal
4 1 (0.11%) IIS
4 1 (0.11%) JBoss
4 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.51%) SaaS
2 15 (1.71%) GitHub
3 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.79%) Internet
2 41 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.31%) DNS
3 29 (3.31%) Firewall
4 28 (3.19%) HTTP
5 17 (1.94%) SMTP
6 13 (1.48%) VoIP
7 4 (0.46%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.04%) MySQL
3 42 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.03%) Big Data
6 8 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (0.91%) HBase
7 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.57%) MS Access
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.11%) DB2
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 617 (70.35%) Selenium
2 229 (26.11%) WebDriver
3 219 (24.97%) Cucumber
4 146 (16.65%) JMeter
5 145 (16.53%) JIRA
6 129 (14.71%) SoapUI
7 113 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 106 (12.09%) SpecFlow
9 94 (10.72%) Jenkins
10 79 (9.01%) Visual Studio
11 78 (8.89%) NUnit
12 76 (8.67%) JUnit
13 73 (8.32%) TestNG
14 64 (7.30%) HP UFT
15 56 (6.39%) Git (software)
16 45 (5.13%) Gatling
17 42 (4.79%) LoadRunner
18 34 (3.88%) TestDirector
19 24 (2.74%) Appium
20 23 (2.62%) Protractor
General
1 198 (22.58%) Finance
2 39 (4.45%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.33%) Retail
4 36 (4.10%) Banking
5 34 (3.88%) Back Office
5 34 (3.88%) Games
6 14 (1.60%) Marketing
7 13 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.37%) Automotive
9 9 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.91%) Advertising
11 7 (0.80%) Electronics
12 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Military
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (16.76%) .NET
2 120 (13.68%) HTML
3 119 (13.57%) Web Services
4 110 (12.54%) XML
5 62 (7.07%) SOAP
6 60 (6.84%) ASP.NET
7 58 (6.61%) Gherkin
8 43 (4.90%) CSS
9 37 (4.22%) REST
10 36 (4.10%) Ajax
11 34 (3.88%) Node.js
12 29 (3.31%) RESTful
13 24 (2.74%) .NET Framework
14 17 (1.94%) AngularJS
14 17 (1.94%) DOM
14 17 (1.94%) JSON
14 17 (1.94%) Silverlight
15 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (1.48%) J2EE
17 10 (1.14%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.07%) Mobile App
2 59 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.17%) Online Games
7 17 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.71%) User Experience
9 13 (1.48%) iPad
10 9 (1.03%) Fintech
11 7 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.80%) Social Network
12 6 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.68%) PMI
13 5 (0.57%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.57%) Derivative
13 5 (0.57%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (0.57%) Wiki
14 4 (0.46%) New Media
14 4 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.68%) Windows
2 110 (12.54%) Linux
3 72 (8.21%) Unix
4 31 (3.53%) Android
4 31 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.03%) Solaris
6 8 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.46%) CentOS
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (33.64%) Test Automation
3 282 (32.16%) Automated Testing
4 277 (31.58%) Scrum
5 255 (29.08%) Automation Testing
6 246 (28.05%) BDD
7 222 (25.31%) Software Testing
8 202 (23.03%) Test Scripting
9 198 (22.58%) TDD
10 172 (19.61%) Regression Testing
11 151 (17.22%) Functional Testing
12 149 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (14.71%) Manual Testing
14 117 (13.34%) Performance Testing
15 109 (12.43%) SDLC
16 85 (9.69%) Test Strategy
17 84 (9.58%) E-Commerce
18 80 (9.12%) Defect Management
18 80 (9.12%) Kanban
18 80 (9.12%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 350 (39.91%) Java
2 300 (34.21%) C#
3 252 (28.73%) SQL
4 167 (19.04%) JavaScript
5 127 (14.48%) Ruby
6 87 (9.92%) Python
7 53 (6.04%) Perl
7 53 (6.04%) VB
8 37 (4.22%) PHP
9 30 (3.42%) VBScript
10 25 (2.85%) Groovy
11 22 (2.51%) Scala
12 15 (1.71%) C++
13 14 (1.60%) C
14 8 (0.91%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.57%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 220 (25.09%) ISEB
2 171 (19.50%) ISTQB
3 138 (15.74%) Degree
4 70 (7.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (56.78%) QA
2 39 (4.45%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (3.99%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.80%) Puppet
3 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.65%) HP
3 21 (2.39%) Oracle
4 13 (1.48%) Google
4 13 (1.48%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.37%) Telerik
6 8 (0.91%) SAP
7 5 (0.57%) Splunk
8 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.46%) BT
8 4 (0.46%) Intel Security
8 4 (0.46%) VMware
9 3 (0.34%) Borland
9 3 (0.34%) IBM
9 3 (0.34%) Tableau
10 2 (0.23%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.11%) Qualys
11 1 (0.11%) Sitecore
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago