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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 524 556 568
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 100 58 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 60
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,050 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
43150 41359 47376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36051 34768 41058
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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 +5 27 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 148 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (65.00%) Selenium
3 119 (59.50%) QA
4 91 (45.50%) Test Automation
5 85 (42.50%) Java
6 78 (39.00%) WebDriver
7 73 (36.50%) C#
8 70 (35.00%) BDD
9 68 (34.00%) SQL
10 56 (28.00%) Cucumber
11 55 (27.50%) TDD
11 55 (27.50%) Finance
12 53 (26.50%) Degree
13 49 (24.50%) Ruby
14 45 (22.50%) Automation Testing
15 43 (21.50%) Automated Testing
16 42 (21.00%) Scrum
17 35 (17.50%) Test Scripting
18 34 (17.00%) Test Strategy
18 34 (17.00%) .NET
19 33 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (16.00%) OO
21 31 (15.50%) Python
21 31 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (15.50%) Git (software)
22 29 (14.50%) Windows
22 29 (14.50%) QuickTest Pro
23 28 (14.00%) REST
24 27 (13.50%) SpecFlow
24 27 (13.50%) Computer Science

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 5 (2.50%) Node.js
2 4 (2.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) Mule
3 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Sophis RISQUE
2 4 (2.00%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.00%) Internet
3 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.50%) Hazelcast
4 9 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (4.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (4.00%) MySQL
6 7 (3.50%) Big Data
7 5 (2.50%) Redis
7 5 (2.50%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 130 (65.00%) Selenium
2 78 (39.00%) WebDriver
3 56 (28.00%) Cucumber
4 31 (15.50%) Git (software)
5 29 (14.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (13.50%) SpecFlow
7 24 (12.00%) JIRA
8 20 (10.00%) TeamCity
9 19 (9.50%) Jenkins
10 14 (7.00%) JUnit
11 13 (6.50%) JMeter
11 13 (6.50%) Subversion
11 13 (6.50%) Maven
12 11 (5.50%) Hudson
13 10 (5.00%) WinRunner
13 10 (5.00%) TestComplete
13 10 (5.00%) WATIR
13 10 (5.00%) FitNesse
13 10 (5.00%) NUnit
13 10 (5.00%) Ranorex
General
1 55 (27.50%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Retail
3 12 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.50%) Games
5 5 (2.50%) Front Office
5 5 (2.50%) Law
6 4 (2.00%) Banking
7 3 (1.50%) Advertising
7 3 (1.50%) Publishing
7 3 (1.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.00%) .NET
2 28 (14.00%) REST
3 18 (9.00%) Web Services
4 17 (8.50%) HTML
5 16 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.00%) RESTful
7 13 (6.50%) XML
7 13 (6.50%) CSS
8 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.50%) J2SE
8 5 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.50%) Spring
8 5 (2.50%) Apache Camel
8 5 (2.50%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.50%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (1.00%) JSON
11 1 (0.50%) jQuery
11 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.50%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.00%) Open Source
4 12 (6.00%) User Experience
5 11 (5.50%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.00%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.50%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.00%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.50%) BBC
11 3 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.50%) Online Games
12 2 (1.00%) IVR
13 1 (0.50%) Interactive TV
13 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.50%) iPhone
13 1 (0.50%) Social Network
13 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.50%) Windows
2 25 (12.50%) Linux
3 19 (9.50%) UNIX
4 8 (4.00%) Android
5 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (45.50%) Test Automation
3 70 (35.00%) BDD
4 55 (27.50%) TDD
5 45 (22.50%) Automation Testing
6 43 (21.50%) Automated Testing
7 42 (21.00%) Scrum
8 35 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 34 (17.00%) Test Strategy
10 32 (16.00%) OO
11 31 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (12.00%) Software Testing
13 22 (11.00%) Regression Testing
14 20 (10.00%) Analytics
15 16 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (7.50%) Manual Testing
16 15 (7.50%) Performance Testing
17 11 (5.50%) DevOps
18 10 (5.00%) Agile Testing
18 10 (5.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.50%) Java
2 73 (36.50%) C#
3 68 (34.00%) SQL
4 49 (24.50%) Ruby
5 31 (15.50%) Python
6 24 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.50%) Perl
8 15 (7.50%) PHP
9 6 (3.00%) C++
10 5 (2.50%) ActionScript
10 5 (2.50%) Lua
11 4 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.00%) VBScript
12 3 (1.50%) Korn
12 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.50%) Scala
13 2 (1.00%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.00%) Clojure
13 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (26.50%) Degree
2 24 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 22 (11.00%) ISEB
4 9 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) CISSP
6 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (59.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (6.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.00%) Oracle
3 6 (3.00%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (2.50%) Altiris
4 5 (2.50%) Terracotta
5 3 (1.50%) HP
6 2 (1.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.00%) Facebook
6 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.50%) Cognizant
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