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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 517 545 539
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 90 93 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 67
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
38709 40323 40040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32647 33078 34028
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 28 £51,000 -2.85% 3
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 130 (76.92%) Selenium
2 110 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (60.95%) QA
4 93 (55.03%) Java
5 89 (52.66%) WebDriver
6 86 (50.89%) BDD
7 70 (41.42%) Cucumber
8 69 (40.83%) Test Automation
9 59 (34.91%) TDD
10 49 (28.99%) Finance
11 48 (28.40%) SQL
12 47 (27.81%) C#
13 41 (24.26%) Ruby
14 39 (23.08%) Scrum
15 37 (21.89%) Windows
15 37 (21.89%) Automation Testing
16 34 (20.12%) Degree
17 32 (18.93%) JUnit
17 32 (18.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 31 (18.34%) SpecFlow
18 31 (18.34%) JIRA
19 29 (17.16%) Automated Testing
20 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
21 27 (15.98%) Computer Science
21 27 (15.98%) Test Scripting
21 27 (15.98%) Android
22 26 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (15.38%) Calabash
23 25 (14.79%) Apple iOS
23 25 (14.79%) Manual Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (4.73%) CMS
1 8 (4.73%) Confluence
2 4 (2.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) GitHub
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) MySQL
2 10 (5.92%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.55%) Hazelcast
4 6 (3.55%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.37%) Redis
5 4 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 130 (76.92%) Selenium
2 89 (52.66%) WebDriver
3 70 (41.42%) Cucumber
4 32 (18.93%) JUnit
5 31 (18.34%) SpecFlow
5 31 (18.34%) JIRA
6 26 (15.38%) Calabash
7 21 (12.43%) Git (software)
8 19 (11.24%) Jenkins
9 15 (8.88%) Hudson
9 15 (8.88%) TeamCity
10 14 (8.28%) Firebug
10 14 (8.28%) Appium
11 12 (7.10%) Fiddler
12 11 (6.51%) Maven
13 10 (5.92%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (5.92%) JBehave
14 9 (5.33%) TestNG
15 8 (4.73%) Jasmine
16 7 (4.14%) WATIR
General
1 49 (28.99%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Games
2 20 (11.83%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Advertising
4 11 (6.51%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.78%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.65%) REST
2 15 (8.88%) HTML
3 14 (8.28%) RESTful
4 11 (6.51%) Spring
5 9 (5.33%) CSS
5 9 (5.33%) Web Services
6 8 (4.73%) Middleware
7 6 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (3.55%) XML
7 6 (3.55%) J2SE
7 6 (3.55%) Backbone.js
7 6 (3.55%) Apache Camel
8 5 (2.96%) QuickFIX
8 5 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.37%) Java EE
9 4 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (1.78%) SOAP
10 3 (1.78%) .NET
10 3 (1.78%) JSON
11 2 (1.18%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
3 18 (10.65%) User Experience
4 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.33%) Open Source
6 6 (3.55%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.96%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.78%) Social Network
10 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.18%) iPad
10 2 (1.18%) Social Media
10 2 (1.18%) iPhone
10 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.59%) DTV
11 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.59%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.89%) Windows
2 27 (15.98%) Android
3 25 (14.79%) Apple iOS
4 17 (10.06%) Linux
5 10 (5.92%) Windows Phone 8
5 10 (5.92%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.55%) UNIX
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (50.89%) BDD
3 69 (40.83%) Test Automation
4 59 (34.91%) TDD
5 39 (23.08%) Scrum
6 37 (21.89%) Automation Testing
7 32 (18.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (17.16%) Automated Testing
9 27 (15.98%) Test Scripting
10 26 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (14.79%) Manual Testing
12 21 (12.43%) Test Strategy
13 20 (11.83%) Regression Testing
14 19 (11.24%) Performance Testing
15 18 (10.65%) Integration Testing
16 17 (10.06%) Release Management
16 17 (10.06%) Test Management
17 16 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (8.88%) Risk Assessment
19 14 (8.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.03%) Java
2 48 (28.40%) SQL
3 47 (27.81%) C#
4 41 (24.26%) Ruby
5 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.47%) Python
6 16 (9.47%) Perl
7 7 (4.14%) ActionScript
8 6 (3.55%) Lua
9 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) R
11 1 (0.59%) Groovy
11 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.59%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.59%) C
11 1 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (20.12%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) ISEB
3 9 (5.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.96%) VCP4
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (60.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.14%) Oracle
2 6 (3.55%) Terracotta
3 5 (2.96%) Apple
4 3 (1.78%) HP
4 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.18%) Sony
5 2 (1.18%) Google
5 2 (1.18%) 29West
6 1 (0.59%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.59%) Siebel
6 1 (0.59%) SAP
South West London
Unibet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago