The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 243 273 329
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 17 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 31
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.02%
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
6327 9523 12065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5786 8127 10219
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 May 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 across the City of London region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Cucumber
3 16 (55.17%) Selenium
4 15 (51.72%) QA
4 15 (51.72%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) Ruby
6 10 (34.48%) BDD
6 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
6 10 (34.48%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) ISEB
9 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.24%) Capybara
9 5 (17.24%) JMeter
9 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
9 5 (17.24%) JIRA
9 5 (17.24%) NUnit
10 4 (13.79%) Python
10 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) JUnit
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
10 4 (13.79%) Confluence

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) TorqueBox
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Cucumber
2 16 (55.17%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.24%) Capybara
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) JMeter
4 5 (17.24%) NUnit
5 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) JUnit
6 3 (10.34%) RSpec
6 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.90%) Burp Suite
7 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.90%) Protractor
7 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.90%) WATIR
8 1 (3.45%) Maven
8 1 (3.45%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (3.45%) SilkTest
8 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Blog
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) BDD
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
5 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Open Source
6 3 (10.34%) SEO
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Groovy
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Borland
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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