The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 313 297 309
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 20 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 20
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £46,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11351 11187 12238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.16% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9510 9796 11163
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Tester
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 27 (60.00%) Selenium
2 23 (51.11%) QA
2 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) WebDriver
4 18 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (37.78%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) Automation Testing
6 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
7 14 (31.11%) BDD
7 14 (31.11%) Python
7 14 (31.11%) Ruby
8 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
9 11 (24.44%) SQL
10 10 (22.22%) C#
10 10 (22.22%) TDD
10 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.00%) Banking
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle
12 7 (15.56%) WATIR
12 7 (15.56%) Degree
12 7 (15.56%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
13 6 (13.33%) Calabash
13 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
13 6 (13.33%) Open Source
13 6 (13.33%) JUnit
13 6 (13.33%) JMeter
13 6 (13.33%) Scrum
13 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Selenium
2 21 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 18 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (15.56%) WATIR
6 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (13.33%) Calabash
6 6 (13.33%) JMeter
6 6 (13.33%) JUnit
7 5 (11.11%) JIRA
8 4 (8.89%) NUnit
8 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.67%) WebLOAD
9 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.67%) RSpec
9 3 (6.67%) WatiN
9 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
9 3 (6.67%) Rational Robot
9 3 (6.67%) LoadUI
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) BBC
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Automation Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.11%) BDD
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) SOA
10 2 (4.44%) OOP
11 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Python
2 14 (31.11%) Ruby
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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