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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 291 307 298
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 10 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 28
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £55,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -23.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £35,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 26 (78.79%) Selenium
2 24 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 18 (54.55%) QA
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) BDD
5 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) Ruby
6 14 (42.42%) Java
6 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
7 13 (39.39%) C#
8 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
8 12 (36.36%) SpecFlow
9 10 (30.30%) TDD
10 9 (27.27%) Python
11 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
13 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (18.18%) Open Source
14 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
14 5 (15.15%) .NET
14 5 (15.15%) PHP
15 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
15 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
15 4 (12.12%) Linux
15 4 (12.12%) JUnit
15 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
15 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
15 4 (12.12%) Appium

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Selenium
2 24 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 12 (36.36%) SpecFlow
4 4 (12.12%) JUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Appium
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) Calabash
5 3 (9.09%) Xcode
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) WATIR
6 2 (6.06%) Capybara
6 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
6 2 (6.06%) Android Studio
7 1 (3.03%) TestNG
7 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) JBehave
7 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) XSL
4 1 (3.03%) XHTML
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) DTV
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) BDD
2 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
9 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
1 14 (42.42%) Ruby
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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