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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 279 322 301
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 31 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 24
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
9776 11554 11033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 92.49% 93.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8309 9740 9632
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 39 (72.22%) Selenium
2 35 (64.81%) Java
3 33 (61.11%) WebDriver
4 31 (57.41%) BDD
4 31 (57.41%) Finance
5 29 (53.70%) Test Automation
6 28 (51.85%) QA
7 25 (46.30%) Cucumber
8 24 (44.44%) TDD
8 24 (44.44%) SQL
9 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (27.78%) Python
11 14 (25.93%) C#
11 14 (25.93%) JUnit
11 14 (25.93%) Ruby
12 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
12 10 (18.52%) Calabash
12 10 (18.52%) Open Source
13 9 (16.67%) Android
14 8 (14.81%) Banking
14 8 (14.81%) Retail
14 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
14 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
15 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
15 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
15 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
16 6 (11.11%) Spring
16 6 (11.11%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (72.22%) Selenium
2 33 (61.11%) WebDriver
3 25 (46.30%) Cucumber
4 14 (25.93%) JUnit
5 10 (18.52%) Calabash
6 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
7 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.11%) JIRA
9 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (7.41%) Hudson
9 4 (7.41%) Appium
10 3 (5.56%) Android Studio
10 3 (5.56%) Mockito
10 3 (5.56%) JMeter
10 3 (5.56%) Xcode
10 3 (5.56%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.70%) TestNG
11 2 (3.70%) NUnit
11 2 (3.70%) JBehave
11 2 (3.70%) Capybara
General
1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Spring
1 6 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
1 6 (11.11%) QuickFIX
2 4 (7.41%) RESTful
3 3 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Open Source
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.70%) Social Network
4 2 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Android
2 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.26%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) BDD
2 29 (53.70%) Test Automation
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
4 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Test Management
8 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) Python
4 14 (25.93%) Ruby
4 14 (25.93%) C#
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Korn
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (51.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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