The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 293 307 311
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 14 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 23
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Automation 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
10199 11319 11322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.80% 93.05% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8872 9726 10318
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,900 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title.

1 25 (64.10%) QA
2 19 (48.72%) Selenium
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (41.03%) WebDriver
5 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
6 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) DevOps
8 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
8 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 10 (25.64%) BDD
10 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (17.95%) UNIX
11 7 (17.95%) Banking
12 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
13 5 (12.82%) Calabash
13 5 (12.82%) Ruby
13 5 (12.82%) Python
13 5 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (10.26%) Scrum
14 4 (10.26%) C#
14 4 (10.26%) NUnit
14 4 (10.26%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Selenium
2 16 (41.03%) WebDriver
3 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
4 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (12.82%) Calabash
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) JMeter
6 4 (10.26%) NUnit
6 4 (10.26%) Appium
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 3 (7.69%) Rational Robot
7 3 (7.69%) WebLOAD
7 3 (7.69%) JUnit
7 3 (7.69%) LoadUI
7 3 (7.69%) Hudson
7 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.56%) Capybara
8 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.56%) Social Network
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) DevOps
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
5 10 (25.64%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.13%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) Content Management
10 2 (5.13%) Release Management
10 2 (5.13%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) Korn
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (64.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) HP
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Posted: 15 days ago
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