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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 473 554 555
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 150 92 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 135 76 51
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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
41192 44708 41427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.24% 93.41% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34954 37540 34642
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 £75,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +25 13 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Osterley - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 198 (70.97%) Selenium
2 169 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (59.86%) Java
4 135 (48.39%) BDD
5 134 (48.03%) WebDriver
6 127 (45.52%) Cucumber
7 122 (43.73%) Test Automation
8 120 (43.01%) QA
9 100 (35.84%) C#
10 94 (33.69%) TDD
11 91 (32.62%) Ruby
12 90 (32.26%) SQL
13 83 (29.75%) Finance
14 66 (23.66%) Automation Testing
15 61 (21.86%) Scrum
16 59 (21.15%) Automated Testing
17 56 (20.07%) E-Commerce
18 49 (17.56%) Test Scripting
19 45 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
19 45 (16.13%) Python
20 42 (15.05%) SpecFlow
21 39 (13.98%) Manual Testing
22 38 (13.62%) Git (software)
23 37 (13.26%) JUnit
24 34 (12.19%) Web Services
25 33 (11.83%) OO
26 32 (11.47%) Regression Testing
26 32 (11.47%) ISTQB
26 32 (11.47%) Jenkins
26 32 (11.47%) Appium

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.72%) DNS
2 2 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.02%) MySQL
2 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.79%) Neo4j
2 5 (1.79%) Hazelcast
3 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 198 (70.97%) Selenium
2 134 (48.03%) WebDriver
3 127 (45.52%) Cucumber
4 42 (15.05%) SpecFlow
5 38 (13.62%) Git (software)
6 37 (13.26%) JUnit
7 32 (11.47%) Jenkins
7 32 (11.47%) Appium
8 27 (9.68%) Maven
9 25 (8.96%) HP UFT
9 25 (8.96%) Mockito
10 23 (8.24%) TeamCity
10 23 (8.24%) JIRA
10 23 (8.24%) Subversion
11 21 (7.53%) JMeter
12 18 (6.45%) NUnit
13 16 (5.73%) WATIR
14 15 (5.38%) Calabash
15 14 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (4.66%) FitNesse
General
1 83 (29.75%) Finance
2 20 (7.17%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.17%) Games
3 11 (3.94%) Banking
4 10 (3.58%) Retail
5 6 (2.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.19%) Web Services
2 29 (10.39%) .NET
3 21 (7.53%) SOAP
3 21 (7.53%) Gherkin
4 18 (6.45%) HTML
5 17 (6.09%) REST
6 14 (5.02%) XML
6 14 (5.02%) Spring
7 9 (3.23%) JSON
8 8 (2.87%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.87%) J2SE
9 5 (1.79%) Java EE
9 5 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.79%) CSS
9 5 (1.79%) Backbone.js
9 5 (1.79%) QuickFIX
9 5 (1.79%) Apache Camel
9 5 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.43%) spray
10 4 (1.43%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.39%) Mobile App
2 25 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.58%) User Experience
5 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.08%) DTV
6 3 (1.08%) Social Media
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.36%) iPhone
8 1 (0.36%) Tandem
8 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.24%) Android
1 23 (8.24%) Apple iOS
2 19 (6.81%) Linux
3 17 (6.09%) Windows
4 13 (4.66%) UNIX
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (48.39%) BDD
3 122 (43.73%) Test Automation
4 94 (33.69%) TDD
5 66 (23.66%) Automation Testing
6 61 (21.86%) Scrum
7 59 (21.15%) Automated Testing
8 56 (20.07%) E-Commerce
9 49 (17.56%) Test Scripting
10 45 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (13.98%) Manual Testing
12 33 (11.83%) OO
13 32 (11.47%) Regression Testing
14 31 (11.11%) Performance Testing
15 29 (10.39%) OOP
16 25 (8.96%) User Stories
17 23 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (7.53%) Refactoring
19 19 (6.81%) Open Source
20 17 (6.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 167 (59.86%) Java
2 100 (35.84%) C#
3 91 (32.62%) Ruby
4 90 (32.26%) SQL
5 45 (16.13%) Python
6 31 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.23%) C++
8 7 (2.51%) PHP
9 6 (2.15%) Scala
10 5 (1.79%) Perl
10 5 (1.79%) ActionScript
10 5 (1.79%) Lua
11 4 (1.43%) C
12 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.36%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (11.47%) ISTQB
2 23 (8.24%) Degree
3 19 (6.81%) ISEB
4 13 (4.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (43.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.66%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.73%) Oracle
3 14 (5.02%) HP
4 5 (1.79%) Terracotta
5 4 (1.43%) Remedy
6 3 (1.08%) VMware
6 3 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik
7 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.36%) Apple
7 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Gym, Pension, Bonus, others
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75200 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago