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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 525 572 550
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 87 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 68
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 14 £46,250 -22.91% 4
Wimbledon - 1 £75,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £45,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £65,000 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 131 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (71.27%) Selenium
3 127 (70.17%) QA
4 93 (51.38%) BDD
5 87 (48.07%) WebDriver
6 79 (43.65%) Java
7 67 (37.02%) C#
8 65 (35.91%) Test Automation
9 62 (34.25%) Cucumber
10 59 (32.60%) TDD
11 48 (26.52%) Ruby
12 45 (24.86%) Degree
12 45 (24.86%) SpecFlow
13 42 (23.20%) Windows
13 42 (23.20%) SQL
14 38 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (19.34%) Scrum
15 35 (19.34%) Computer Science
15 35 (19.34%) JIRA
16 34 (18.78%) Finance
16 34 (18.78%) Automated Testing
17 32 (17.68%) Test Strategy
17 32 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (17.68%) Automation Testing
17 32 (17.68%) Git (software)
18 31 (17.13%) Test Scripting
19 29 (16.02%) Perl
20 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
21 27 (14.92%) REST
22 24 (13.26%) User Experience

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (3.87%) Confluence
2 4 (2.21%) Node.js
3 3 (1.66%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (9.94%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.42%) Hazelcast
3 8 (4.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.76%) MySQL
6 4 (2.21%) Redis
6 4 (2.21%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.21%) Big Data
7 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 129 (71.27%) Selenium
2 87 (48.07%) WebDriver
3 62 (34.25%) Cucumber
4 45 (24.86%) SpecFlow
5 35 (19.34%) JIRA
6 32 (17.68%) Git (software)
7 23 (12.71%) Hudson
8 21 (11.60%) TeamCity
9 20 (11.05%) Firebug
10 19 (10.50%) Fiddler
10 19 (10.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (10.50%) Calabash
11 18 (9.94%) Jenkins
12 17 (9.39%) JUnit
13 11 (6.08%) NUnit
13 11 (6.08%) Appium
14 7 (3.87%) JMeter
14 7 (3.87%) JBehave
14 7 (3.87%) FitNesse
15 6 (3.31%) TestNG
General
1 34 (18.78%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Retail
3 16 (8.84%) Advertising
4 15 (8.29%) Games
5 10 (5.52%) Banking
6 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.66%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Front Office
8 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.92%) REST
2 19 (10.50%) RESTful
3 10 (5.52%) Web Services
4 8 (4.42%) XML
4 8 (4.42%) HTML
4 8 (4.42%) .NET
5 6 (3.31%) CSS
6 4 (2.21%) J2SE
6 4 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (2.21%) Backbone.js
6 4 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (2.21%) Spring
6 4 (2.21%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.21%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.66%) JSON
7 3 (1.66%) Middleware
7 3 (1.66%) SOAP
8 2 (1.10%) XSLT
8 2 (1.10%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.34%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.26%) User Experience
3 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.08%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.97%) Open Source
6 7 (3.87%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.66%) iPhone
9 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.10%) Social Media
10 2 (1.10%) iPad
10 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.10%) Social Network
10 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.55%) Interactive TV
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.20%) Windows
2 21 (11.60%) Linux
3 17 (9.39%) Android
4 16 (8.84%) UNIX
5 14 (7.73%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.55%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (51.38%) BDD
3 65 (35.91%) Test Automation
4 59 (32.60%) TDD
5 38 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (19.34%) Scrum
7 34 (18.78%) Automated Testing
8 32 (17.68%) Test Strategy
8 32 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (17.68%) Automation Testing
9 31 (17.13%) Test Scripting
10 23 (12.71%) Integration Testing
11 21 (11.60%) Release Management
12 19 (10.50%) Performance Testing
12 19 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
12 19 (10.50%) Regression Testing
13 15 (8.29%) Software Testing
14 14 (7.73%) Manual Testing
15 13 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (7.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.65%) Java
2 67 (37.02%) C#
3 48 (26.52%) Ruby
4 42 (23.20%) SQL
5 29 (16.02%) Perl
6 18 (9.94%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.84%) Python
8 5 (2.76%) ActionScript
8 5 (2.76%) PHP
8 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.21%) Korn
9 4 (2.21%) Lua
10 3 (1.66%) VBScript
11 2 (1.10%) C++
11 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.10%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.10%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 45 (24.86%) Degree
2 14 (7.73%) ISEB
3 11 (6.08%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) PhD
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (70.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle
1 4 (2.21%) Terracotta
1 4 (2.21%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (1.66%) HP
2 3 (1.66%) Apple
3 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.55%) Sony
4 1 (0.55%) Altiris
4 1 (0.55%) Google
4 1 (0.55%) SAP
4 1 (0.55%) Siebel
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Periscopix
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago