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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 485 548 535
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 160 105 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 143 78 102
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
Ealing - 13 £55,000 -
City of London +38 12 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hammersmith - 3 £55,000 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £47,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 267 (76.50%) Selenium
2 264 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (67.62%) QA
4 187 (53.58%) WebDriver
5 179 (51.29%) BDD
6 161 (46.13%) Test Automation
7 153 (43.84%) Java
7 153 (43.84%) Cucumber
8 142 (40.69%) SQL
9 130 (37.25%) C#
10 128 (36.68%) TDD
11 123 (35.24%) Automation Testing
12 121 (34.67%) Automated Testing
13 116 (33.24%) Continuous Integration
14 83 (23.78%) Ruby
15 82 (23.50%) SpecFlow
16 73 (20.92%) Scrum
17 71 (20.34%) ISTQB
18 70 (20.06%) Jenkins
19 69 (19.77%) Finance
20 64 (18.34%) Microsoft
21 60 (17.19%) Test Scripting
21 60 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
22 58 (16.62%) JIRA
23 57 (16.33%) ISEB
24 56 (16.05%) Unix
25 54 (15.47%) JavaScript
26 52 (14.90%) Software Testing
27 51 (14.61%) Windows
27 51 (14.61%) Web Services

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (2.01%) Node.js
2 6 (1.72%) Confluence
3 2 (0.57%) IIS
3 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 14 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.87%) SaaS
2 4 (1.15%) GitHub
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.30%) HTTP
2 6 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Extranet
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.17%) Relational Database
2 19 (5.44%) DB2
2 19 (5.44%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (2.01%) Big Data
4 6 (1.72%) Hazelcast
4 6 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.15%) MySQL
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 267 (76.50%) Selenium
2 187 (53.58%) WebDriver
3 153 (43.84%) Cucumber
4 82 (23.50%) SpecFlow
5 70 (20.06%) Jenkins
6 60 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 58 (16.62%) JIRA
8 43 (12.32%) HP UFT
9 41 (11.75%) Git (software)
10 32 (9.17%) SoapUI
11 30 (8.60%) FitNesse
12 27 (7.74%) JUnit
13 24 (6.88%) Hudson
14 22 (6.30%) Appium
15 21 (6.02%) RSpec
16 15 (4.30%) TestNG
17 14 (4.01%) Calabash
17 14 (4.01%) Subversion
18 13 (3.72%) JMeter
18 13 (3.72%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (19.77%) Finance
2 35 (10.03%) Retail
3 22 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.73%) Games
5 14 (4.01%) Law
6 10 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.58%) Banking
8 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.72%) Marketing
9 4 (1.15%) Advertising
10 3 (0.86%) Publishing
10 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.61%) Web Services
2 47 (13.47%) HTML
3 40 (11.46%) Gherkin
4 36 (10.32%) .NET
5 33 (9.46%) SOAP
5 33 (9.46%) XML
6 26 (7.45%) RESTful
7 21 (6.02%) J2EE
8 19 (5.44%) CSS
9 13 (3.72%) REST
10 9 (2.58%) JSON
11 7 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (2.01%) Backbone.js
11 7 (2.01%) J2SE
12 6 (1.72%) Apache Camel
13 4 (1.15%) Spring
14 3 (0.86%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.86%) HTML5
14 3 (0.86%) jQuery
14 3 (0.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.16%) Mobile App
4 21 (6.02%) Client/Server
5 16 (4.58%) Fintech
6 11 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.01%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.15%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.15%) iDTV
9 4 (1.15%) Social Network
10 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.86%) Online Gambling
10 3 (0.86%) Online Games
10 3 (0.86%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.57%) New Media
11 2 (0.57%) User Experience
11 2 (0.57%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.05%) Unix
2 51 (14.61%) Windows
3 31 (8.88%) Linux
4 29 (8.31%) Android
5 28 (8.02%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (51.29%) BDD
3 161 (46.13%) Test Automation
4 128 (36.68%) TDD
5 123 (35.24%) Automation Testing
6 121 (34.67%) Automated Testing
7 116 (33.24%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (20.92%) Scrum
9 60 (17.19%) Test Scripting
10 52 (14.90%) Software Testing
11 46 (13.18%) E-Commerce
12 38 (10.89%) Software Engineering
13 35 (10.03%) Kanban
14 34 (9.74%) Pair Programming
14 34 (9.74%) Performance Testing
15 31 (8.88%) System Testing
16 30 (8.60%) Test Strategy
17 29 (8.31%) Manual Testing
17 29 (8.31%) Open Source
17 29 (8.31%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (43.84%) Java
2 142 (40.69%) SQL
3 130 (37.25%) C#
4 83 (23.78%) Ruby
5 54 (15.47%) JavaScript
6 31 (8.88%) C++
7 22 (6.30%) PHP
8 17 (4.87%) Python
9 15 (4.30%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.87%) Groovy
11 8 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.72%) VBScript
13 5 (1.43%) VB
14 3 (0.86%) C
15 2 (0.57%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.57%) VBA
16 1 (0.29%) Perl
16 1 (0.29%) Scala
16 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (20.34%) ISTQB
2 57 (16.33%) ISEB
3 44 (12.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (10.32%) Degree
5 5 (1.43%) CISSP
6 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (67.62%) QA
2 26 (7.45%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 64 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.44%) hybris
3 16 (4.58%) HP
4 4 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.86%) VMware
5 3 (0.86%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.57%) Google
6 2 (0.57%) Marketo
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle
7 1 (0.29%) Brady
7 1 (0.29%) Murex
7 1 (0.29%) Tableau
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter
7 1 (0.29%) Yantra
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
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Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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