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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 292 331 303
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 15 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 19
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £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
9543 12012 11375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.49% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8210 10170 9817
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 £32,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 (68.09%) Selenium
2 30 (63.83%) WebDriver
2 30 (63.83%) Java
3 29 (61.70%) Finance
4 25 (53.19%) BDD
5 24 (51.06%) Test Automation
6 22 (46.81%) QA
7 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (40.43%) TDD
9 18 (38.30%) SQL
9 18 (38.30%) Cucumber
10 17 (36.17%) Python
10 17 (36.17%) Ruby
11 13 (27.66%) JUnit
12 12 (25.53%) C#
13 10 (21.28%) Open Source
14 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
15 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
15 8 (17.02%) DevOps
15 8 (17.02%) Investment Management
15 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
16 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (14.89%) Android
16 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
16 7 (14.89%) Calabash
16 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
16 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
17 6 (12.77%) Retail
17 6 (12.77%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (68.09%) Selenium
2 30 (63.83%) WebDriver
3 18 (38.30%) Cucumber
4 13 (27.66%) JUnit
5 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
6 7 (14.89%) Calabash
7 5 (10.64%) JIRA
7 5 (10.64%) Appium
8 4 (8.51%) Xcode
9 3 (6.38%) Mockito
9 3 (6.38%) FitNesse
9 3 (6.38%) Android Studio
9 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (4.26%) eggPlant
10 2 (4.26%) JMeter
10 2 (4.26%) Capybara
11 1 (2.13%) Hudson
11 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.13%) NUnit
11 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Spring
1 6 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
1 6 (12.77%) QuickFIX
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) XSL
5 1 (2.13%) XHTML
5 1 (2.13%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) User Experience
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Android
1 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Phone
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) BDD
2 24 (51.06%) Test Automation
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Open Source
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.02%) Investment Management
7 8 (17.02%) DevOps
8 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.77%) Build Automation
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.51%) Scrum
12 3 (6.38%) OOP
12 3 (6.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) Python
3 17 (36.17%) Ruby
4 12 (25.53%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago