The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 149 213 174
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -39
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 170 117 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.76% 1.00% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.20% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 127 96 154
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the City of London region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 176 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (47.49%) QA
3 136 (45.48%) Selenium
4 134 (44.82%) Finance
5 104 (34.78%) Java
6 96 (32.11%) C#
7 93 (31.10%) TDD
8 71 (23.75%) Scrum
9 69 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (22.07%) WebDriver
10 66 (22.07%) BDD
10 66 (22.07%) SQL
10 66 (22.07%) .NET
11 48 (16.05%) Manual Testing
11 48 (16.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 47 (15.72%) Cucumber
12 47 (15.72%) Web Services
13 46 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 44 (14.72%) HTML
14 44 (14.72%) HP UFT
15 43 (14.38%) Test Scripting
16 42 (14.05%) Test Automation
16 42 (14.05%) Automation Testing
17 40 (13.38%) Banking
17 40 (13.38%) JMeter
18 39 (13.04%) JavaScript
19 38 (12.71%) Degree
20 36 (12.04%) Linux
21 34 (11.37%) Regression Testing
21 34 (11.37%) Kanban

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.34%) Confluence
2 9 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.67%) CMS
6 4 (1.34%) Drupal
6 4 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.67%) JBoss
8 2 (0.67%) Node.js
8 2 (0.67%) TorqueBox
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Beauchamp
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.35%) SaaS
3 7 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.00%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.01%) HTTP
2 4 (1.34%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) DSL
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) LAN
3 2 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) Telnet
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.36%) Big Data
2 26 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.35%) MySQL
5 10 (3.34%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.33%) DB2
12 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 136 (45.48%) Selenium
2 66 (22.07%) WebDriver
3 47 (15.72%) Cucumber
4 44 (14.72%) HP UFT
5 40 (13.38%) JMeter
6 33 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (10.70%) LoadRunner
8 30 (10.03%) JIRA
9 27 (9.03%) Git (software)
9 27 (9.03%) WinRunner
10 26 (8.70%) SpecFlow
11 24 (8.03%) FitNesse
12 22 (7.36%) Jenkins
13 20 (6.69%) Visual Studio
14 18 (6.02%) SoapUI
15 13 (4.35%) Maven
16 11 (3.68%) NUnit
16 11 (3.68%) WATIR
17 10 (3.34%) Karma Test Runner
18 9 (3.01%) Jasmine
General
1 134 (44.82%) Finance
2 40 (13.38%) Banking
3 21 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.35%) Front Office
5 10 (3.34%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.34%) Games
6 8 (2.68%) Law
7 7 (2.34%) Back Office
8 6 (2.01%) Retail
9 5 (1.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Advertising
10 2 (0.67%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (26.76%) Developer
2 70 (23.41%) Analyst
3 36 (12.04%) QA Analyst
4 35 (11.71%) Test Analyst
5 28 (9.36%) QA Engineer
5 28 (9.36%) Test Leader
6 23 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 22 (7.36%) Test Engineer
7 22 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.36%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (5.02%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.02%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.02%) Tester
8 15 (5.02%) Senior QA Analyst
9 14 (4.68%) Senior Test Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (3.34%) QA Manager
12 9 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.01%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.07%) .NET
2 47 (15.72%) Web Services
3 44 (14.72%) HTML
4 31 (10.37%) XML
5 24 (8.03%) CSS
6 18 (6.02%) SOAP
6 18 (6.02%) Gherkin
7 14 (4.68%) HTML5
7 14 (4.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (4.01%) .NET Framework
8 12 (4.01%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.01%) jQuery
8 12 (4.01%) RESTful
9 11 (3.68%) REST
9 11 (3.68%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (3.34%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.68%) OpenMP
11 8 (2.68%) Scalatra
12 7 (2.34%) Middleware
12 7 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.03%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.35%) Client/Server
4 15 (5.02%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.68%) Semantic Web
6 13 (4.35%) User Experience
6 13 (4.35%) Derivative
7 12 (4.01%) Equities
8 10 (3.34%) Fixed Income
9 9 (3.01%) Grid Computing
9 9 (3.01%) Java Card
10 8 (2.68%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.68%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.01%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.67%) Statistics
12 5 (1.67%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.34%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.34%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.34%) Tandem
13 4 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.04%) Linux
2 31 (10.37%) Windows
3 24 (8.03%) UNIX
4 7 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.67%) Android
6 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (31.10%) TDD
3 71 (23.75%) Scrum
4 69 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (22.07%) BDD
6 48 (16.05%) Manual Testing
6 48 (16.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 46 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 43 (14.38%) Test Scripting
9 42 (14.05%) Automation Testing
9 42 (14.05%) Test Automation
10 34 (11.37%) Kanban
10 34 (11.37%) Regression Testing
11 33 (11.04%) Test Management
12 31 (10.37%) SDLC
13 28 (9.36%) Load Testing
13 28 (9.36%) Test Strategy
14 27 (9.03%) Unit Testing
15 26 (8.70%) Performance Testing
16 25 (8.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.78%) Java
2 96 (32.11%) C#
3 66 (22.07%) SQL
4 39 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.70%) Ruby
6 24 (8.03%) Python
7 21 (7.02%) C++
8 13 (4.35%) Scala
9 10 (3.34%) R
9 10 (3.34%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.34%) PHP
10 8 (2.68%) Fortran
11 6 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.34%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.34%) Groovy
14 3 (1.00%) XPath
14 3 (1.00%) VBScript
14 3 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 38 (12.71%) Degree
2 23 (7.69%) ISEB
3 17 (5.69%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.34%) CISSP
5 4 (1.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (47.49%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (4.01%) Docker
2 4 (1.34%) Varnish
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (6.02%) Puppet
3 8 (2.68%) Ansible
4 7 (2.34%) Mesos
4 7 (2.34%) Vagrant
4 7 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.34%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (8.70%) Oracle
2 23 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.69%) HP
4 11 (3.68%) SAP
5 8 (2.68%) IBM
6 5 (1.67%) Google
7 4 (1.34%) VMware
7 4 (1.34%) CA
7 4 (1.34%) Pega
7 4 (1.34%) Coverity
7 4 (1.34%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.00%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.00%) New Relic
8 3 (1.00%) Telerik
8 3 (1.00%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.67%) Sybase
9 2 (0.67%) Facebook
10 1 (0.33%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.33%) hybris
10 1 (0.33%) Splunk
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 plus excellent bonus and company package.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 36,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Nice
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Argus Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Kainos Software
Salary: From £38,000 to £52,000 per annum with superb benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago