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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 522 567 577
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 101 56 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 45 63
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -8 26 £42,500 -23.93% 4
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 134 (66.34%) Selenium
2 118 (58.42%) QA
3 96 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (46.53%) Test Automation
5 87 (43.07%) Java
6 82 (40.59%) WebDriver
7 77 (38.12%) C#
8 71 (35.15%) BDD
9 69 (34.16%) SQL
10 58 (28.71%) Finance
10 58 (28.71%) Cucumber
11 57 (28.22%) TDD
12 54 (26.73%) Degree
13 49 (24.26%) Ruby
14 45 (22.28%) Scrum
14 45 (22.28%) Automation Testing
15 41 (20.30%) Automated Testing
16 38 (18.81%) .NET
17 37 (18.32%) Test Strategy
18 36 (17.82%) Test Scripting
19 32 (15.84%) OO
20 31 (15.35%) QuickTest Pro
20 31 (15.35%) Git (software)
21 30 (14.85%) Python
22 29 (14.36%) REST
22 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (13.86%) SpecFlow
24 27 (13.37%) Windows
25 26 (12.87%) Computer Science
26 25 (12.38%) ISTQB

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (2.48%) Node.js
2 4 (1.98%) Confluence
3 2 (0.99%) Mule
3 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Sophis RISQUE
2 4 (1.98%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.97%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) HTTP
2 4 (1.98%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.44%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.95%) Hazelcast
4 9 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (4.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (3.96%) MySQL
6 7 (3.47%) Big Data
7 5 (2.48%) Redis
8 4 (1.98%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 134 (66.34%) Selenium
2 82 (40.59%) WebDriver
3 58 (28.71%) Cucumber
4 31 (15.35%) Git (software)
4 31 (15.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (13.86%) SpecFlow
6 21 (10.40%) JIRA
7 20 (9.90%) TeamCity
7 20 (9.90%) Jenkins
8 15 (7.43%) JMeter
9 14 (6.93%) Maven
10 13 (6.44%) JUnit
11 12 (5.94%) WinRunner
11 12 (5.94%) Subversion
11 12 (5.94%) TestComplete
11 12 (5.94%) Ranorex
12 11 (5.45%) Hudson
13 10 (4.95%) WATIR
13 10 (4.95%) FitNesse
13 10 (4.95%) NUnit
General
1 58 (28.71%) Finance
2 15 (7.43%) Retail
3 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.95%) Games
5 6 (2.97%) Front Office
6 5 (2.48%) Law
7 4 (1.98%) Banking
8 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Publishing
8 3 (1.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.81%) .NET
2 29 (14.36%) REST
3 20 (9.90%) HTML
3 20 (9.90%) Web Services
4 18 (8.91%) .NET Framework
5 15 (7.43%) XML
5 15 (7.43%) CSS
6 13 (6.44%) RESTful
7 5 (2.48%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.48%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.98%) Backbone.js
8 4 (1.98%) Apache Camel
8 4 (1.98%) J2SE
8 4 (1.98%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.98%) Spring
9 3 (1.49%) JSON
9 3 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.99%) SOAP
11 1 (0.50%) XSLT
11 1 (0.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.42%) Open Source
3 14 (6.93%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.94%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.98%) Online Games
6 4 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.98%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.49%) BBC
7 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.99%) IVR
9 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.37%) Windows
2 24 (11.88%) Linux
3 18 (8.91%) UNIX
4 6 (2.97%) Android
5 5 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.98%) Debian
6 4 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.53%) Test Automation
3 71 (35.15%) BDD
4 57 (28.22%) TDD
5 45 (22.28%) Scrum
5 45 (22.28%) Automation Testing
6 41 (20.30%) Automated Testing
7 37 (18.32%) Test Strategy
8 36 (17.82%) Test Scripting
9 32 (15.84%) OO
10 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (11.39%) Software Testing
12 22 (10.89%) Analytics
13 21 (10.40%) Regression Testing
14 16 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (7.43%) Performance Testing
16 13 (6.44%) Manual Testing
17 12 (5.94%) Agile Testing
17 12 (5.94%) RAD
18 9 (4.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 87 (43.07%) Java
2 77 (38.12%) C#
3 69 (34.16%) SQL
4 49 (24.26%) Ruby
5 30 (14.85%) Python
6 24 (11.88%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.92%) Perl
7 16 (7.92%) PHP
8 6 (2.97%) C++
9 5 (2.48%) VBScript
10 4 (1.98%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.98%) Lua
10 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.49%) Korn
11 3 (1.49%) Scala
11 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.99%) VBA
12 2 (0.99%) C
12 2 (0.99%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 54 (26.73%) Degree
2 25 (12.38%) ISTQB
3 21 (10.40%) ISEB
4 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) CISSP
6 2 (0.99%) PhD
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (58.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.96%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (2.48%) Altiris
5 4 (1.98%) Terracotta
5 4 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.99%) Facebook
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.50%) Cognizant
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