The median annual salary for a Test Automation Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Automation Test Specialist
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 659 665
Rank change year-on-year +72 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Specialist 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.005% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £50,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -24.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  

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 32835 40862 43410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.04% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27639 35385 36545
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Automation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Specialist in London

Test Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Specialist in London

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Test Automation Specialist 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 Test Automation Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) BBC
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

Test Automation Specialist 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Calabash
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) BBC
1 1 (25.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
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