The median annual salary for a Test Automation Developer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Test Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 253 296
Rank change year-on-year +30 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 4 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.078% 0.031% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.033% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 17
Median salary £58,750 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.68% -26.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £43,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year +18.28% -5.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 5586 8280
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Developer in the City of London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Test Automation Developer in the City of London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Developer in the City of London

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Test Automation Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
4 2 (25.00%) Borland
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Fintech
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (12.50%) Protractor
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Solace
5 1 (12.50%) API Testing

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Protractor
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) COM
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Drools
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDET
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (25.00%) Borland
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Solace
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