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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 529 542 565
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 89 71 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 57
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,750 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
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 £77,500 £75,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +6 23 £46,250 -11.90% 6
Wimbledon - 1 £75,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 131 (76.16%) Selenium
2 123 (71.51%) QA
3 119 (69.19%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (52.91%) BDD
5 89 (51.74%) WebDriver
6 81 (47.09%) Java
7 65 (37.79%) Cucumber
8 64 (37.21%) Test Automation
9 59 (34.30%) C#
10 54 (31.40%) TDD
11 48 (27.91%) Ruby
12 42 (24.42%) Windows
13 41 (23.84%) Degree
13 41 (23.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (23.84%) SpecFlow
14 37 (21.51%) SQL
15 36 (20.93%) JIRA
16 35 (20.35%) Computer Science
16 35 (20.35%) Finance
16 35 (20.35%) Scrum
17 34 (19.77%) Automated Testing
17 34 (19.77%) Automation Testing
18 32 (18.60%) Test Strategy
18 32 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (16.86%) Test Scripting
20 28 (16.28%) Git (software)
21 27 (15.70%) Perl
22 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
22 24 (13.95%) Android
23 23 (13.37%) Integration Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (4.07%) Confluence
2 6 (3.49%) CMS
3 4 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.65%) MySQL
4 7 (4.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.91%) Hazelcast
5 5 (2.91%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.33%) Redis
6 4 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 131 (76.16%) Selenium
2 89 (51.74%) WebDriver
3 65 (37.79%) Cucumber
4 41 (23.84%) SpecFlow
5 36 (20.93%) JIRA
6 28 (16.28%) Git (software)
7 23 (13.37%) Hudson
8 22 (12.79%) JUnit
9 21 (12.21%) Firebug
10 20 (11.63%) TeamCity
11 19 (11.05%) Fiddler
11 19 (11.05%) Calabash
11 19 (11.05%) Jenkins
12 11 (6.40%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (6.40%) Appium
13 10 (5.81%) JBehave
14 8 (4.65%) TestNG
14 8 (4.65%) Maven
15 7 (4.07%) NUnit
15 7 (4.07%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (20.35%) Finance
2 21 (12.21%) Retail
3 17 (9.88%) Games
4 15 (8.72%) Advertising
5 9 (5.23%) Banking
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
6 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.37%) REST
2 18 (10.47%) RESTful
3 13 (7.56%) HTML
4 10 (5.81%) Web Services
5 9 (5.23%) CSS
6 8 (4.65%) XML
7 6 (3.49%) Middleware
7 6 (3.49%) .NET
8 5 (2.91%) J2SE
8 5 (2.91%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.91%) Spring
8 5 (2.91%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.91%) Apache Camel
9 4 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (2.33%) JSON
10 3 (1.74%) SOAP
10 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.16%) jQuery
11 2 (1.16%) Java EE
11 2 (1.16%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.35%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.79%) User Experience
3 12 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.91%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.91%) Open Source
5 5 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.74%) Social Network
6 3 (1.74%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) iPad
7 2 (1.16%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
8 1 (0.58%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.42%) Windows
2 24 (13.95%) Android
3 22 (12.79%) Apple iOS
4 17 (9.88%) Linux
5 8 (4.65%) UNIX
6 7 (4.07%) Windows Phone
6 7 (4.07%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (69.19%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (52.91%) BDD
3 64 (37.21%) Test Automation
4 54 (31.40%) TDD
5 41 (23.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (20.35%) Scrum
7 34 (19.77%) Automated Testing
7 34 (19.77%) Automation Testing
8 32 (18.60%) Test Strategy
8 32 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (16.86%) Test Scripting
10 23 (13.37%) Integration Testing
11 21 (12.21%) Release Management
12 19 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
12 19 (11.05%) Regression Testing
13 18 (10.47%) Manual Testing
14 16 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (8.72%) Performance Testing
16 13 (7.56%) Test Management
17 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (47.09%) Java
2 59 (34.30%) C#
3 48 (27.91%) Ruby
4 37 (21.51%) SQL
5 27 (15.70%) Perl
6 23 (13.37%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.40%) Python
8 6 (3.49%) ActionScript
9 5 (2.91%) Lua
9 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.74%) PHP
10 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.16%) R
11 2 (1.16%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.16%) C++
12 1 (0.58%) VBScript
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Korn
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 41 (23.84%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 11 (6.40%) ISEB
4 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (71.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (2.91%) Apple
1 5 (2.91%) Terracotta
2 3 (1.74%) HP
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.16%) Google
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle
3 2 (1.16%) Sony
4 1 (0.58%) SAP
4 1 (0.58%) Siebel
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