Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Specialist was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 871 900
Rank change year-on-year +48 +29 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Specialist 5 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.007% 0.006% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.006% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 22
London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -23.08% +20.93%
10th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £53,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £70,875
England median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -23.08% +44.44%

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 69686 79445 86785
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.92% 96.06% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56082 68932 73244
London median annual salary £59,229 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Test Automation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Test Automation Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London - 1 - -
Test Automation Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognizant