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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 286 282 287
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 23 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 21
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
9575 9766 10349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.44% 92.91% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8356 8351 9325
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 25 (73.53%) QA
2 22 (64.71%) Selenium
3 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
4 17 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
5 16 (47.06%) Java
6 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
6 15 (44.12%) BDD
7 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (32.35%) TDD
8 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (23.53%) DevOps
12 7 (20.59%) Banking
12 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
12 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.65%) UNIX
13 6 (17.65%) Perl
13 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
14 5 (14.71%) C#
14 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
14 5 (14.71%) RESTful
14 5 (14.71%) Test Management
14 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
14 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
14 5 (14.71%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Selenium
2 17 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
4 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (14.71%) Calabash
6 5 (14.71%) Hudson
7 3 (8.82%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) NUnit
8 2 (5.88%) TestNG
8 2 (5.88%) JBehave
8 2 (5.88%) JIRA
9 1 (2.94%) Ant
9 1 (2.94%) WebLOAD
9 1 (2.94%) Mockito
9 1 (2.94%) Maven
9 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.94%) Rational Robot
9 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) Social Network
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 15 (44.12%) BDD
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 8 (23.53%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Test Management
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) Content Management
10 2 (5.88%) Release Management
10 2 (5.88%) Fault Management
11 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (73.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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