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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 294 319 304
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 26
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,200 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,375 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
9597 11355 11139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.39% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 9517 9791
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 32 (74.42%) Selenium
2 28 (65.12%) WebDriver
3 25 (58.14%) Finance
4 24 (55.81%) Java
5 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
6 20 (46.51%) BDD
7 19 (44.19%) QA
8 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (37.21%) Ruby
10 15 (34.88%) TDD
10 15 (34.88%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
11 14 (32.56%) Python
12 13 (30.23%) C#
13 11 (25.58%) SpecFlow
14 10 (23.26%) JUnit
15 9 (20.93%) Open Source
15 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
16 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (16.28%) Investment Management
17 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
17 7 (16.28%) DevOps
18 6 (13.95%) User Experience
18 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
19 5 (11.63%) JIRA
19 5 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
19 5 (11.63%) Retail
19 5 (11.63%) Spring
19 5 (11.63%) PHP
19 5 (11.63%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (74.42%) Selenium
2 28 (65.12%) WebDriver
3 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
4 11 (25.58%) SpecFlow
5 10 (23.26%) JUnit
6 5 (11.63%) JIRA
6 5 (11.63%) Calabash
7 4 (9.30%) Appium
8 3 (6.98%) Xcode
8 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.98%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.65%) JMeter
9 2 (4.65%) WATIR
9 2 (4.65%) Mockito
9 2 (4.65%) Capybara
9 2 (4.65%) eggPlant
9 2 (4.65%) Android Studio
10 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Electronics
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) Spring
1 5 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (11.63%) QuickFIX
2 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) XSL
4 1 (2.33%) XHTML
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) DTV
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
2 20 (46.51%) BDD
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) TDD
5 9 (20.93%) Open Source
5 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Investment Management
7 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
7 7 (16.28%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Build Automation
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Ruby
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) Python
5 13 (30.23%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago