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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 287 295 309
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 23
Average salary £42,500 £55,875 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.93% +11.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
10841 11193 12244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.18% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9123 9904 11199
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
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%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 24 (61.54%) QA
2 18 (46.15%) Selenium
3 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 13 (33.33%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (25.64%) TDD
6 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Ruby
7 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.51%) DevOps
8 8 (20.51%) Python
9 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle
9 6 (15.38%) Degree
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.82%) UNIX
10 5 (12.82%) JUnit
11 4 (10.26%) C#
11 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
11 4 (10.26%) NUnit
11 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 4 (10.26%) JMeter
11 4 (10.26%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Selenium
2 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
4 10 (25.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (12.82%) JUnit
6 4 (10.26%) JMeter
6 4 (10.26%) NUnit
6 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) Calabash
6 4 (10.26%) WATIR
7 3 (7.69%) LoadUI
7 3 (7.69%) WebLOAD
7 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.69%) RSpec
7 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 3 (7.69%) Rational Robot
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
8 2 (5.13%) Subversion
8 2 (5.13%) Maven
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
1 2 (5.13%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) BBC
4 1 (2.56%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) BDD
3 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.51%) DevOps
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.69%) OO
10 3 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Security Testing
11 2 (5.13%) SOA
11 2 (5.13%) OOP
12 1 (2.56%) Pair Programming
12 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
12 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Ruby
4 8 (20.51%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Korn
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) HP
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