The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 494 550 548
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 139 103 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 120 90 46
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the London region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in London

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in London

Automation Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 16 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 170 (66.93%) Selenium
2 161 (63.39%) Java
3 155 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (45.28%) WebDriver
4 115 (45.28%) BDD
5 113 (44.49%) Test Automation
6 109 (42.91%) Cucumber
7 108 (42.52%) QA
8 93 (36.61%) TDD
9 82 (32.28%) SQL
10 79 (31.10%) Finance
11 78 (30.71%) C#
12 74 (29.13%) Ruby
13 58 (22.83%) Scrum
13 58 (22.83%) Automation Testing
14 57 (22.44%) Automated Testing
15 50 (19.69%) E-Commerce
16 42 (16.54%) JUnit
16 42 (16.54%) Test Scripting
16 42 (16.54%) Manual Testing
17 39 (15.35%) Python
18 38 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (14.57%) JavaScript
20 34 (13.39%) Regression Testing
20 34 (13.39%) Appium
21 32 (12.60%) Jenkins
22 31 (12.20%) SpecFlow
22 31 (12.20%) Git (software)
23 30 (11.81%) Maven
24 29 (11.42%) ISTQB

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.57%) CMS
2 2 (0.79%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) Node.js
3 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.18%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.69%) MySQL
2 7 (2.76%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.36%) Neo4j
3 6 (2.36%) Hazelcast
4 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 170 (66.93%) Selenium
2 115 (45.28%) WebDriver
3 109 (42.91%) Cucumber
4 42 (16.54%) JUnit
5 34 (13.39%) Appium
6 32 (12.60%) Jenkins
7 31 (12.20%) SpecFlow
7 31 (12.20%) Git (software)
8 30 (11.81%) Maven
9 20 (7.87%) JIRA
9 20 (7.87%) HP UFT
9 20 (7.87%) TeamCity
9 20 (7.87%) Mockito
10 19 (7.48%) Subversion
11 18 (7.09%) JMeter
11 18 (7.09%) Calabash
12 15 (5.91%) NUnit
13 14 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (4.72%) FitNesse
15 11 (4.33%) WATIR
General
1 79 (31.10%) Finance
2 19 (7.48%) Games
3 15 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.72%) Banking
5 9 (3.54%) Retail
6 5 (1.97%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.02%) Web Services
2 24 (9.45%) HTML
3 23 (9.06%) .NET
4 17 (6.69%) SOAP
5 16 (6.30%) Spring
6 15 (5.91%) XML
7 13 (5.12%) REST
7 13 (5.12%) Gherkin
8 9 (3.54%) CSS
8 9 (3.54%) J2SE
8 9 (3.54%) JSON
9 6 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (2.36%) Java EE
9 6 (2.36%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (2.36%) Apache Camel
9 6 (2.36%) Backbone.js
9 6 (2.36%) QuickFIX
10 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.57%) Middleware
11 4 (1.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.02%) Mobile App
2 24 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.54%) User Experience
5 6 (2.36%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.36%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.39%) iPhone
7 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.39%) DTV
7 1 (0.39%) Tandem
7 1 (0.39%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.24%) Android
1 26 (10.24%) Apple iOS
2 20 (7.87%) Windows
3 18 (7.09%) Linux
4 10 (3.94%) UNIX
5 6 (2.36%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (2.36%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (2.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (45.28%) BDD
3 113 (44.49%) Test Automation
4 93 (36.61%) TDD
5 58 (22.83%) Scrum
5 58 (22.83%) Automation Testing
6 57 (22.44%) Automated Testing
7 50 (19.69%) E-Commerce
8 42 (16.54%) Test Scripting
8 42 (16.54%) Manual Testing
9 38 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (13.39%) Regression Testing
11 29 (11.42%) OOP
11 29 (11.42%) Performance Testing
12 27 (10.63%) OO
13 24 (9.45%) Refactoring
14 21 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (7.87%) User Stories
16 18 (7.09%) DevOps
16 18 (7.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 161 (63.39%) Java
2 82 (32.28%) SQL
3 78 (30.71%) C#
4 74 (29.13%) Ruby
5 39 (15.35%) Python
6 37 (14.57%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.54%) C++
8 7 (2.76%) PHP
9 6 (2.36%) Perl
9 6 (2.36%) ActionScript
9 6 (2.36%) Lua
9 6 (2.36%) Scala
10 3 (1.18%) C
11 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (11.42%) ISTQB
2 21 (8.27%) Degree
3 19 (7.48%) ISEB
4 11 (4.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (42.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.69%) Oracle
3 11 (4.33%) HP
4 6 (2.36%) Terracotta
5 4 (1.57%) Remedy
6 2 (0.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) VMware
7 1 (0.39%) Telerik
7 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
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