The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 476 516
Rank change year-on-year +75 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 180 179 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 166 156 123
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +19.71% -10.12%  

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 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +63 27 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Chiswick - 12 £52,500 -
Hammersmith -5 7 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Ealing +17 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 274 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (74.37%) QA
3 264 (73.54%) Selenium
4 185 (51.53%) Cucumber
5 167 (46.52%) Java
6 160 (44.57%) BDD
7 151 (42.06%) Test Automation
8 131 (36.49%) WebDriver
9 118 (32.87%) TDD
10 105 (29.25%) QA Automation
11 103 (28.69%) Ruby
12 102 (28.41%) Automation Testing
13 100 (27.86%) C#
14 91 (25.35%) Automated Testing
15 89 (24.79%) SQL
16 88 (24.51%) Scrum
17 86 (23.96%) Python
18 84 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
19 82 (22.84%) Linux
20 70 (19.50%) Unix
21 69 (19.22%) Software Testing
22 66 (18.38%) Manual Testing
22 66 (18.38%) E-Commerce
23 65 (18.11%) JUnit
24 64 (17.83%) Kanban
25 61 (16.99%) Finance
26 57 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
27 51 (14.21%) Web Services
27 51 (14.21%) Jenkins
28 50 (13.93%) Test Scripting

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 17 (4.74%) Confluence
2 8 (2.23%) CMS
3 7 (1.95%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.67%) IIS
4 6 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.24%) SaaS
2 7 (1.95%) GitHub
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.70%) HTTP
2 15 (4.18%) Internet
3 5 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.75%) Relational Database
2 34 (9.47%) MySQL
3 33 (9.19%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (5.57%) HBase
5 15 (4.18%) Big Data
6 14 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 13 (3.62%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.62%) Redis
8 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) KDB
Development Applications
1 264 (73.54%) Selenium
2 185 (51.53%) Cucumber
3 131 (36.49%) WebDriver
4 65 (18.11%) JUnit
5 51 (14.21%) Jenkins
6 49 (13.65%) SoapUI
6 49 (13.65%) SpecFlow
7 45 (12.53%) Git (software)
8 42 (11.70%) Appium
8 42 (11.70%) JMeter
9 41 (11.42%) JIRA
10 33 (9.19%) Calabash
11 25 (6.96%) Capybara
12 23 (6.41%) HP UFT
13 21 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (5.57%) Hamcrest
14 20 (5.57%) jMock
15 17 (4.74%) Maven
16 16 (4.46%) Hudson
17 14 (3.90%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (16.99%) Finance
2 21 (5.85%) Banking
3 19 (5.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.23%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.11%) Games
6 3 (0.84%) Advertising
6 3 (0.84%) Marketing
6 3 (0.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.21%) Web Services
2 48 (13.37%) RESTful
3 40 (11.14%) SOAP
4 38 (10.58%) REST
5 27 (7.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 23 (6.41%) .NET
6 23 (6.41%) XML
7 22 (6.13%) HTML
8 20 (5.57%) Gherkin
9 16 (4.46%) JSON
10 13 (3.62%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (3.62%) JSON Schema
10 13 (3.62%) JSON-LD
11 9 (2.51%) CSS
12 7 (1.95%) Ajax
12 7 (1.95%) HTML5
13 4 (1.11%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.11%) WPF
14 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.29%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.18%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.06%) Fintech
4 9 (2.51%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.95%) Equities
6 7 (1.95%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.67%) User Experience
8 4 (1.11%) Arduino
8 4 (1.11%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (0.84%) BBC
9 3 (0.84%) New Media
9 3 (0.84%) Online Games
10 2 (0.56%) Blog
10 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.84%) Linux
2 70 (19.50%) Unix
3 38 (10.58%) Windows
4 23 (6.41%) Android
5 20 (5.57%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.90%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (44.57%) BDD
3 151 (42.06%) Test Automation
4 118 (32.87%) TDD
5 105 (29.25%) QA Automation
6 102 (28.41%) Automation Testing
7 91 (25.35%) Automated Testing
8 88 (24.51%) Scrum
9 84 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (19.22%) Software Testing
11 66 (18.38%) E-Commerce
11 66 (18.38%) Manual Testing
12 64 (17.83%) Kanban
13 57 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (13.93%) Test Scripting
15 39 (10.86%) OO
16 38 (10.58%) Regression Testing
17 34 (9.47%) API Testing
17 34 (9.47%) Unit Testing
18 33 (9.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 167 (46.52%) Java
2 103 (28.69%) Ruby
3 100 (27.86%) C#
4 89 (24.79%) SQL
5 86 (23.96%) Python
6 46 (12.81%) JavaScript
7 25 (6.96%) Groovy
8 12 (3.34%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.06%) PHP
10 10 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.67%) C++
12 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.11%) Perl
13 4 (1.11%) VBScript
14 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.28%) C
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (11.42%) ISEB
2 24 (6.69%) ISTQB
3 20 (5.57%) Degree
4 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (74.37%) QA
2 45 (12.53%) SDET
3 13 (3.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.18%) Puppet
2 13 (3.62%) Grafana
2 13 (3.62%) StatsD
3 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (3.62%) Splunk
1 13 (3.62%) TOWER Software
2 10 (2.79%) Atlassian
3 7 (1.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.95%) Oracle
4 6 (1.67%) Borland
4 6 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.84%) BT
5 3 (0.84%) HP
5 3 (0.84%) Intel Security
6 2 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) CA
7 1 (0.28%) IBM
7 1 (0.28%) Qualys
7 1 (0.28%) Sybase
London
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Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
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London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Energon Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
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Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
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