The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Tester
Rank 311 317 327
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.033% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.036% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £52,500 £45,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.02% +20.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.79% +10.00%
Automated Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10870 11149 12128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 93.16% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9152 9865 11083
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Automated Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automated Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Tester across the City of London region.

Automated Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automated Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automated Tester in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 7 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (70.00%) Banking
4 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) Equities
5 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Data Management
5 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (60.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Games
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA
8 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) JUnit
8 1 (10.00%) SOAP
8 1 (10.00%) VB.NET

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automated Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automated Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Jtest
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) Calabash
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica