The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Automation Tester
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 480 484
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 160 152 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 129 136 189
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester 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 in London.

Salary trend for Automation Tester in London

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in London

Automation Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 28 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Chiswick - 9 £52,500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Automation Tester 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 London region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 338 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 265 (78.40%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (76.04%) QA
4 250 (73.96%) Selenium
5 178 (52.66%) Cucumber
6 166 (49.11%) Java
7 143 (42.31%) BDD
8 129 (38.17%) WebDriver
9 109 (32.25%) TDD
10 105 (31.07%) SQL
11 86 (25.44%) QA Automation
11 86 (25.44%) Ruby
12 84 (24.85%) C#
13 82 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (21.89%) Finance
14 74 (21.89%) Test Scripting
15 70 (20.71%) E-Commerce
16 69 (20.41%) Linux
16 69 (20.41%) Scrum
17 64 (18.93%) Manual Testing
18 61 (18.05%) Python
19 56 (16.57%) Unix
20 55 (16.27%) Jenkins
21 52 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
21 52 (15.38%) Software Testing
22 50 (14.79%) JavaScript
23 49 (14.50%) Appium
24 47 (13.91%) Web Services
25 45 (13.31%) JUnit
26 44 (13.02%) Performance Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.85%) Confluence
2 11 (3.25%) CMS
3 5 (1.48%) IIS
4 2 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.80%) SaaS
2 21 (6.21%) GitHub
3 13 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.78%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.17%) HTTP
2 8 (2.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.88%) MySQL
2 26 (7.69%) Big Data
3 20 (5.92%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (4.73%) HBase
5 15 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.18%) Redis
9 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) KDB
9 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 250 (73.96%) Selenium
2 178 (52.66%) Cucumber
3 129 (38.17%) WebDriver
4 55 (16.27%) Jenkins
5 49 (14.50%) Appium
6 45 (13.31%) JUnit
7 42 (12.43%) Calabash
8 41 (12.13%) JIRA
9 39 (11.54%) Git (software)
9 39 (11.54%) HP UFT
10 33 (9.76%) SoapUI
11 26 (7.69%) SpecFlow
12 24 (7.10%) JMeter
13 16 (4.73%) Hamcrest
13 16 (4.73%) jMock
14 15 (4.44%) Capybara
14 15 (4.44%) Hudson
15 14 (4.14%) FitNesse
15 14 (4.14%) Visual Studio
16 13 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (21.89%) Finance
2 32 (9.47%) Banking
3 29 (8.58%) Investment Banking
4 20 (5.92%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.55%) Retail
6 8 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.89%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.91%) Web Services
2 33 (9.76%) RESTful
3 30 (8.88%) Gherkin
4 23 (6.80%) REST
5 18 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 17 (5.03%) HTML
7 16 (4.73%) SOAP
8 14 (4.14%) XML
9 10 (2.96%) Apache Flex
9 10 (2.96%) JSON
10 9 (2.66%) .NET
11 8 (2.37%) CSS
12 6 (1.78%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (1.18%) JSON Schema
13 4 (1.18%) JSON-LD
14 3 (0.89%) React
15 2 (0.59%) Node.js
15 2 (0.59%) Polymer
16 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (5.62%) Equities
2 19 (5.62%) Fixed Income
2 19 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.44%) Fintech
4 15 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.14%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.78%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.78%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.59%) Social Media
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.30%) AS400
10 1 (0.30%) iPad
10 1 (0.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.41%) Linux
2 56 (16.57%) Unix
3 20 (5.92%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.62%) Android
4 19 (5.62%) Windows
5 7 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 265 (78.40%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (42.31%) BDD
4 109 (32.25%) TDD
5 86 (25.44%) QA Automation
6 82 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (21.89%) Test Scripting
8 70 (20.71%) E-Commerce
9 69 (20.41%) Scrum
10 64 (18.93%) Manual Testing
11 52 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 52 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 44 (13.02%) Performance Testing
13 39 (11.54%) Kanban
14 35 (10.36%) OO
15 33 (9.76%) SDET
16 32 (9.47%) Unit Testing
17 31 (9.17%) Regression Testing
18 26 (7.69%) Mentoring
19 23 (6.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 166 (49.11%) Java
2 105 (31.07%) SQL
3 86 (25.44%) Ruby
4 84 (24.85%) C#
5 61 (18.05%) Python
6 50 (14.79%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.85%) Groovy
7 13 (3.85%) PHP
8 9 (2.66%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.78%) C++
11 5 (1.48%) VBScript
12 4 (1.18%) C
13 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.59%) Scala
14 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.30%) Perl
15 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (8.28%) ISEB
2 25 (7.40%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.07%) Degree
5 6 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (76.04%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Puppet
2 4 (1.18%) Grafana
2 4 (1.18%) StatsD
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (4.14%) Atlassian
2 12 (3.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.25%) Oracle
4 9 (2.66%) Borland
5 7 (2.07%) TOWER Software
6 4 (1.18%) HP
6 4 (1.18%) Splunk
7 2 (0.59%) Google
7 2 (0.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.30%) CA
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, LIfe, ETC
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago