The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 191 169 210
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +41
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 142 162 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.35% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.68% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 124 152 112
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10075 9670 10211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.48% 80.83% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8289 8459 9297
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
London

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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.

1 165 (54.46%) QA
2 129 (42.57%) SQL
2 129 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (40.26%) Selenium
4 118 (38.94%) Java
5 105 (34.65%) Finance
6 78 (25.74%) .NET
7 76 (25.08%) JavaScript
8 74 (24.42%) E-Commerce
9 73 (24.09%) C#
10 72 (23.76%) TDD
11 70 (23.10%) Test Scripting
12 66 (21.78%) QuickTest Pro
13 62 (20.46%) Degree
14 54 (17.82%) JIRA
15 50 (16.50%) Cucumber
15 50 (16.50%) BDD
15 50 (16.50%) Linux
16 49 (16.17%) Test Automation
17 48 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (15.51%) Performance Testing
18 47 (15.51%) Banking
19 46 (15.18%) Unit Testing
20 45 (14.85%) Git (software)
20 45 (14.85%) Scrum
20 45 (14.85%) UNIX
20 45 (14.85%) HTML
20 45 (14.85%) SQL Server
21 44 (14.52%) ISEB
22 43 (14.19%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (5.61%) Apache Solr
1 17 (5.61%) Node.js
2 11 (3.63%) Confluence
3 7 (2.31%) Drupal
3 7 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.99%) LiveLink
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.33%) GemFire
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Magento
2 5 (1.65%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Monis
3 2 (0.66%) FastVal
3 2 (0.66%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) SaaS
2 11 (3.63%) Rackspace Cloud
3 8 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.31%) GitHub
4 7 (2.31%) Basecamp
4 7 (2.31%) Joyent
4 7 (2.31%) PaaS
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.93%) Internet
2 5 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.66%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.92%) MySQL
4 11 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.98%) DTS
10 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.99%) DB2
12 2 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 122 (40.26%) Selenium
2 66 (21.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 54 (17.82%) JIRA
4 50 (16.50%) Cucumber
5 45 (14.85%) Git (software)
6 42 (13.86%) Subversion
6 42 (13.86%) WebDriver
7 33 (10.89%) SpecFlow
8 27 (8.91%) NUnit
9 25 (8.25%) TeamCity
9 25 (8.25%) Jenkins
10 21 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (6.93%) JUnit
11 20 (6.60%) SoapUI
12 19 (6.27%) Maven
13 16 (5.28%) Visual Studio
13 16 (5.28%) Bugzilla
13 16 (5.28%) TestComplete
14 14 (4.62%) Hudson
15 12 (3.96%) Calabash
General
1 105 (34.65%) Finance
2 47 (15.51%) Banking
3 33 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.61%) Retail
6 12 (3.96%) Front Office
7 9 (2.97%) Games
8 7 (2.31%) Electronics
9 5 (1.65%) Marketing
10 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.99%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Law
11 2 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (28.38%) Developer
2 66 (21.78%) Analyst
3 50 (16.50%) Tester
4 42 (13.86%) QA Analyst
5 41 (13.53%) Test Analyst
6 30 (9.90%) QA Engineer
7 23 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (5.28%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.95%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.62%) Test Leader
12 14 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (4.29%) Test Engineer
13 13 (4.29%) QA Tester
13 13 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
14 11 (3.63%) Agile .NET Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Agile C# Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Team Leader
15 10 (3.30%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (25.74%) .NET
2 45 (14.85%) HTML
3 43 (14.19%) CSS
4 33 (10.89%) XML
5 30 (9.90%) Web Services
6 26 (8.58%) jQuery
7 22 (7.26%) Gherkin
8 20 (6.60%) HTML5
9 18 (5.94%) SOAP
10 17 (5.61%) Ajax
11 16 (5.28%) Spring
12 14 (4.62%) ASP.NET
13 13 (4.29%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.96%) LAMP
14 12 (3.96%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.96%) RESTful
15 11 (3.63%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (3.63%) WCF
16 10 (3.30%) Backbone.js
17 8 (2.64%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.57%) Equities
2 23 (7.59%) Open Source
3 21 (6.93%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.94%) Social Media
4 18 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.96%) Derivative
6 12 (3.96%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.96%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.64%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.31%) Video on Demand
8 7 (2.31%) Taxonomies
8 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.65%) Physics
9 5 (1.65%) Social Network
10 4 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.99%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.50%) Linux
2 45 (14.85%) UNIX
3 42 (13.86%) Windows
4 19 (6.27%) Apple iOS
5 17 (5.61%) Android
6 7 (2.31%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.42%) E-Commerce
3 72 (23.76%) TDD
4 70 (23.10%) Test Scripting
5 50 (16.50%) BDD
6 49 (16.17%) Test Automation
7 48 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (15.51%) Performance Testing
9 46 (15.18%) Unit Testing
10 45 (14.85%) Scrum
11 39 (12.87%) Manual Testing
12 38 (12.54%) Test Strategy
13 33 (10.89%) OO
13 33 (10.89%) DevOps
14 28 (9.24%) User Stories
14 28 (9.24%) Automation Testing
15 24 (7.92%) Business Analysis
15 24 (7.92%) MVC
15 24 (7.92%) Regression Testing
16 22 (7.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (42.57%) SQL
2 118 (38.94%) Java
3 76 (25.08%) JavaScript
4 73 (24.09%) C#
5 41 (13.53%) PHP
6 28 (9.24%) Python
7 23 (7.59%) Ruby
8 18 (5.94%) VB
9 17 (5.61%) C++
10 16 (5.28%) VBScript
11 12 (3.96%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.30%) Perl
12 10 (3.30%) XPath
13 9 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.31%) VBA
15 4 (1.32%) Scala
16 3 (0.99%) XQuery
17 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.66%) Lua
Qualifications
1 62 (20.46%) Degree
2 44 (14.52%) ISEB
3 17 (5.61%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.31%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (54.46%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.31%) Varnish
2 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (10.56%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.59%) HP
3 19 (6.27%) Oracle
4 10 (3.30%) Adobe
5 9 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.64%) Siebel
7 7 (2.31%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.31%) hybris
8 6 (1.98%) Teradata
9 5 (1.65%) Cerillion
9 5 (1.65%) Zend
9 5 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.65%) Cognos
9 5 (1.65%) SAP
10 4 (1.32%) Sybase
11 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.99%) New Relic
11 3 (0.99%) VMware
12 2 (0.66%) Google
12 2 (0.66%) Perforce
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 5500 + 10%bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 15 days ago