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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 283 290 298
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 26 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 20
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £45,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
9696 9784 10167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.29% 92.81% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 8288 9117
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 27 (64.29%) Selenium
2 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 25 (59.52%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) Test Automation
3 24 (57.14%) QA
4 21 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 20 (47.62%) BDD
6 19 (45.24%) SQL
7 18 (42.86%) Cucumber
8 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (38.10%) TDD
9 11 (26.19%) JUnit
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) DevOps
11 8 (19.05%) Calabash
11 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
11 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
12 7 (16.67%) Ruby
12 7 (16.67%) Banking
12 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 7 (16.67%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (16.67%) Test Management
12 7 (16.67%) Android
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
13 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
13 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
13 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (64.29%) Selenium
2 21 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 11 (26.19%) JUnit
5 8 (19.05%) Calabash
6 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (11.90%) JIRA
8 4 (9.52%) Hudson
9 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.76%) Appium
9 2 (4.76%) Mockito
9 2 (4.76%) TestNG
9 2 (4.76%) JBehave
9 2 (4.76%) JMeter
9 2 (4.76%) NUnit
10 1 (2.38%) Maven
10 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.38%) Xcode
10 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Spring
1 5 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (11.90%) QuickFIX
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Social Network
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
5 2 (4.76%) iPad
5 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Test Automation
2 20 (47.62%) BDD
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Test Management
7 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
8 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.76%) Release Management
11 2 (4.76%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
4 7 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Korn
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) 29West
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