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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 469 528 573
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 159 101 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 141 75 45
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
41652 44041 41257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.51% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35598 36801 34617
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +16 10 £53,750 +26.47% 4
Osterley - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £31,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 217 (73.31%) Selenium
2 174 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (57.43%) Java
4 143 (48.31%) WebDriver
5 140 (47.30%) BDD
6 139 (46.96%) QA
7 133 (44.93%) Cucumber
8 124 (41.89%) Test Automation
9 115 (38.85%) C#
10 97 (32.77%) Ruby
11 93 (31.42%) SQL
12 92 (31.08%) TDD
13 76 (25.68%) Finance
14 72 (24.32%) Automated Testing
15 71 (23.99%) Automation Testing
16 63 (21.28%) Scrum
17 59 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (18.58%) E-Commerce
19 51 (17.23%) Test Scripting
20 49 (16.55%) SpecFlow
21 45 (15.20%) Git (software)
22 43 (14.53%) Jenkins
22 43 (14.53%) Python
23 37 (12.50%) .NET
23 37 (12.50%) Web Services
24 36 (12.16%) ISTQB
25 35 (11.82%) Manual Testing
26 34 (11.49%) OO
26 34 (11.49%) Appium
27 32 (10.81%) HP UFT

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.35%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) Node.js
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) HTTP
2 4 (1.35%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.73%) MySQL
2 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.35%) DB2
4 4 (1.35%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (1.35%) Neo4j
4 4 (1.35%) Hazelcast
5 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.34%) SQLite
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 217 (73.31%) Selenium
2 143 (48.31%) WebDriver
3 133 (44.93%) Cucumber
4 49 (16.55%) SpecFlow
5 45 (15.20%) Git (software)
6 43 (14.53%) Jenkins
7 34 (11.49%) Appium
8 32 (10.81%) HP UFT
9 29 (9.80%) JUnit
10 27 (9.12%) JIRA
11 25 (8.45%) Subversion
11 25 (8.45%) Mockito
12 24 (8.11%) Maven
13 23 (7.77%) TeamCity
14 22 (7.43%) JMeter
15 18 (6.08%) NUnit
16 17 (5.74%) WATIR
17 15 (5.07%) Eclipse
17 15 (5.07%) LoadRunner
18 14 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (25.68%) Finance
2 22 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.42%) Games
4 15 (5.07%) Retail
5 12 (4.05%) Banking
6 8 (2.70%) Marketing
7 6 (2.03%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.50%) .NET
1 37 (12.50%) Web Services
2 26 (8.78%) SOAP
2 26 (8.78%) Gherkin
3 22 (7.43%) HTML
4 20 (6.76%) XML
4 20 (6.76%) REST
5 11 (3.72%) JSON
6 10 (3.38%) Spring
7 8 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.70%) RESTful
8 7 (2.36%) J2SE
9 5 (1.69%) J2EE
9 5 (1.69%) CSS
10 4 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.35%) Java EE
10 4 (1.35%) Akka
10 4 (1.35%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.35%) Backbone.js
10 4 (1.35%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.46%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.04%) User Experience
5 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.01%) Social Media
7 3 (1.01%) DTV
8 1 (0.34%) Tandem
8 1 (0.34%) STB
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) Physics
8 1 (0.34%) Wiki
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.11%) Android
1 24 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 22 (7.43%) UNIX
3 19 (6.42%) Linux
4 16 (5.41%) Windows
5 4 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (47.30%) BDD
3 124 (41.89%) Test Automation
4 92 (31.08%) TDD
5 72 (24.32%) Automated Testing
6 71 (23.99%) Automation Testing
7 63 (21.28%) Scrum
8 59 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (18.58%) E-Commerce
10 51 (17.23%) Test Scripting
11 35 (11.82%) Manual Testing
12 34 (11.49%) OO
13 32 (10.81%) Performance Testing
14 31 (10.47%) Regression Testing
15 27 (9.12%) OOP
16 26 (8.78%) User Stories
17 24 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (7.09%) Open Source
19 17 (5.74%) Refactoring
19 17 (5.74%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (57.43%) Java
2 115 (38.85%) C#
3 97 (32.77%) Ruby
4 93 (31.42%) SQL
5 43 (14.53%) Python
6 31 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.04%) C++
8 8 (2.70%) PHP
9 6 (2.03%) Scala
10 5 (1.69%) Perl
11 4 (1.35%) C
11 4 (1.35%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.35%) Lua
12 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.68%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) Groovy
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) XPath
13 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (12.16%) ISTQB
2 30 (10.14%) Degree
3 19 (6.42%) ISEB
4 16 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (46.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.74%) HP
3 13 (4.39%) Oracle
4 4 (1.35%) Remedy
4 4 (1.35%) Terracotta
4 4 (1.35%) hybris
5 3 (1.01%) VMware
5 3 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (0.34%) Telerik
6 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.34%) Apple
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