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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 192 195 173
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 127 155 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.25% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.51% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 110 124 144
Average salary £54,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £37,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £70,000 £67,500
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
9004 10292 9510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.36% 82.89% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7574 8575 8292
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 132 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (47.73%) QA
3 94 (42.73%) Selenium
4 82 (37.27%) Java
5 81 (36.82%) Finance
6 75 (34.09%) BDD
7 70 (31.82%) TDD
8 64 (29.09%) SQL
9 54 (24.55%) C#
10 52 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (23.18%) Cucumber
12 49 (22.27%) WebDriver
12 49 (22.27%) Scrum
13 45 (20.45%) Linux
14 44 (20.00%) .NET
15 43 (19.55%) Unit Testing
15 43 (19.55%) Manual Testing
16 40 (18.18%) Test Scripting
16 40 (18.18%) Test Automation
17 35 (15.91%) Banking
18 32 (14.55%) HTML
18 32 (14.55%) JIRA
18 32 (14.55%) Test Strategy
19 31 (14.09%) Automation Testing
20 30 (13.64%) JavaScript
20 30 (13.64%) Software Engineering
20 30 (13.64%) Degree
21 28 (12.73%) Windows
22 26 (11.82%) OO
22 26 (11.82%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (5.45%) CMS
2 7 (3.18%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.73%) Confluence
4 5 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.27%) Apache
5 4 (1.82%) Drupal
6 3 (1.36%) nginx
6 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.45%) SaaS
2 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.82%) PaaS
5 3 (1.36%) Joyent
5 3 (1.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.36%) HTTP
2 7 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.18%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) DSL
3 2 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.64%) MySQL
3 7 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.82%) Redis
6 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.36%) Big Data
7 3 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.91%) LogicBlox
8 2 (0.91%) QlikView
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (42.73%) Selenium
2 51 (23.18%) Cucumber
3 49 (22.27%) WebDriver
4 32 (14.55%) JIRA
5 25 (11.36%) Git (software)
6 20 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 19 (8.64%) JUnit
8 16 (7.27%) Subversion
9 14 (6.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (6.36%) SpecFlow
10 11 (5.00%) JMeter
11 10 (4.55%) Maven
11 10 (4.55%) Calabash
11 10 (4.55%) eggPlant
12 9 (4.09%) Bugzilla
12 9 (4.09%) Eclipse
12 9 (4.09%) RSpec
13 8 (3.64%) Appium
14 7 (3.18%) JBehave
15 6 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (36.82%) Finance
2 35 (15.91%) Banking
3 13 (5.91%) Retail
3 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.64%) Front Office
6 7 (3.18%) Law
7 6 (2.73%) Back Office
8 4 (1.82%) Advertising
9 3 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.36%) Marketing
9 3 (1.36%) Games
10 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (27.27%) Developer
2 58 (26.36%) Analyst
3 38 (17.27%) Test Analyst
4 26 (11.82%) QA Analyst
5 20 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 20 (9.09%) Tester
6 19 (8.64%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.36%) QA Manager
8 14 (6.36%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.36%) Automation Analyst
9 13 (5.91%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (5.91%) Senior QA Analyst
10 12 (5.45%) Test Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.00%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 9 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.09%) QA Test Analyst
14 7 (3.18%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.00%) .NET
2 32 (14.55%) HTML
3 23 (10.45%) CSS
4 22 (10.00%) Web Services
5 21 (9.55%) XML
6 11 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 10 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (4.09%) LAMP
8 9 (4.09%) SOAP
8 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.64%) REST
9 8 (3.64%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.64%) Spring
10 7 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (3.18%) Servlets
10 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.18%) RESTful
10 7 (3.18%) HTML5
11 6 (2.73%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Open Source
2 15 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.09%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.09%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.73%) User Experience
7 6 (2.73%) Grid Computing
8 5 (2.27%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.82%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.82%) Derivative
9 4 (1.82%) Statistics
10 3 (1.36%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.36%) RIA
10 3 (1.36%) Equities
10 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.36%) GIS
10 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.45%) Linux
2 28 (12.73%) Windows
3 22 (10.00%) UNIX
4 14 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 13 (5.91%) Android
6 5 (2.27%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (2.27%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.09%) BDD
3 70 (31.82%) TDD
4 52 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (22.27%) Scrum
6 43 (19.55%) Unit Testing
6 43 (19.55%) Manual Testing
7 40 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 40 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 32 (14.55%) Test Strategy
9 31 (14.09%) Automation Testing
10 30 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 26 (11.82%) OO
12 25 (11.36%) Regression Testing
13 23 (10.45%) Project Management
13 23 (10.45%) E-Commerce
14 22 (10.00%) Mentoring
15 18 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (8.18%) Kanban
16 17 (7.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.27%) Java
2 64 (29.09%) SQL
3 54 (24.55%) C#
4 30 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.82%) Ruby
6 22 (10.00%) PHP
7 18 (8.18%) C++
8 17 (7.73%) Python
9 6 (2.73%) Fortran
9 6 (2.73%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.27%) Perl
11 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.82%) Scala
12 3 (1.36%) C
13 2 (0.91%) Prolog
13 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.91%) VBA
13 2 (0.91%) PHP5
13 2 (0.91%) Groovy
13 2 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Degree
2 18 (8.18%) ISEB
3 17 (7.73%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.27%) CISSP
5 5 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (47.73%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.18%) Varnish
2 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.45%) Puppet
1 12 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.73%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 14 (6.36%) HP
2 10 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.09%) Oracle
4 5 (2.27%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.82%) VMware
5 4 (1.82%) IBM
6 3 (1.36%) Siebel
6 3 (1.36%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.36%) Macrovision
6 3 (1.36%) Google
6 3 (1.36%) Sybase
6 3 (1.36%) Citrix
6 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.91%) New Relic
8 1 (0.45%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.45%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.45%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.45%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Pega
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago