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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 158 205 197
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 112 125 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.35% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 98 109 131
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £75,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
6312 9282 10710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.72% 87.38% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5673 7801 8954
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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.

1 123 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (47.55%) QA
3 90 (44.12%) Java
4 68 (33.33%) TDD
5 63 (30.88%) Finance
6 58 (28.43%) Selenium
7 53 (25.98%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 50 (24.51%) C#
10 49 (24.02%) Scrum
10 49 (24.02%) Degree
10 49 (24.02%) BDD
11 46 (22.55%) SQL
12 44 (21.57%) Web Services
13 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
14 39 (19.12%) .NET
14 39 (19.12%) JIRA
14 39 (19.12%) WebDriver
15 38 (18.63%) Git (software)
15 38 (18.63%) Jenkins
15 38 (18.63%) Test Scripting
16 37 (18.14%) Test Automation
17 36 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 35 (17.16%) Python
19 34 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (16.18%) DevOps
20 33 (16.18%) Cucumber
21 32 (15.69%) Ruby
22 30 (14.71%) E-Commerce
23 29 (14.22%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.94%) Confluence
3 5 (2.45%) Node.js
4 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) Drupal
6 2 (0.98%) IIS
6 2 (0.98%) MediaWiki
6 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) MS Office
1 9 (4.41%) MS Project
2 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.43%) PaaS
4 4 (1.96%) IaaS
5 3 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.94%) HTTP
2 4 (1.96%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.47%) DNS
3 3 (1.47%) SSH
3 3 (1.47%) Telnet
4 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.49%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.49%) NFC
4 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.27%) MySQL
1 23 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) Big Data
3 15 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.86%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.37%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.90%) EDRMS
7 9 (4.41%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.96%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.47%) HBase
11 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (28.43%) Selenium
2 39 (19.12%) JIRA
2 39 (19.12%) WebDriver
3 38 (18.63%) Git (software)
3 38 (18.63%) Jenkins
4 33 (16.18%) Cucumber
5 18 (8.82%) JMeter
6 16 (7.84%) WATIR
7 15 (7.35%) Mercurial
8 14 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (6.86%) Calabash
9 13 (6.37%) Appium
10 11 (5.39%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.43%) PHPUnit
11 7 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.94%) Robotium
12 6 (2.94%) Xcode
13 5 (2.45%) Maven
14 4 (1.96%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 63 (30.88%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Banking
3 9 (4.41%) Back Office
4 7 (3.43%) Law
5 6 (2.94%) Automotive
6 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.96%) Legal
6 4 (1.96%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Front Office
7 2 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.98%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
7 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (32.84%) Developer
2 37 (18.14%) QA Engineer
3 23 (11.27%) Analyst
3 23 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.78%) Senior QA Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Java Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Test Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Tester
6 17 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 16 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.84%) Cloud Developer
7 16 (7.84%) QA Test Engineer
8 15 (7.35%) Test Analyst
9 14 (6.86%) QA Automation Engineer
10 13 (6.37%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) Python Developer
11 12 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.57%) Web Services
2 39 (19.12%) .NET
3 29 (14.22%) HTML
4 28 (13.73%) CSS
5 25 (12.25%) XML
6 19 (9.31%) JSON
7 17 (8.33%) SOAP
8 16 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (6.86%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET
9 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (6.86%) REST
10 13 (6.37%) HTML5
11 12 (5.88%) RESTful
12 11 (5.39%) jQuery
13 10 (4.90%) CSS3
13 10 (4.90%) Django
14 9 (4.41%) Gherkin
15 7 (3.43%) D3.js
15 7 (3.43%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.82%) User Experience
3 14 (6.86%) Fintech
4 12 (5.88%) iPad
4 12 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.96%) RIA
8 3 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.47%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.98%) Animation
9 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.98%) EMV
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) EPoS
9 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.98%) Physics
10 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.27%) Windows
2 22 (10.78%) Linux
3 20 (9.80%) Android
4 18 (8.82%) Unix
5 12 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.94%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (0.98%) HPUX
7 2 (0.98%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.33%) TDD
3 53 (25.98%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 49 (24.02%) BDD
5 49 (24.02%) Scrum
6 38 (18.63%) Test Scripting
7 37 (18.14%) Test Automation
8 36 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (16.18%) DevOps
10 30 (14.71%) E-Commerce
11 29 (14.22%) SDLC
12 27 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (12.75%) OO
14 25 (12.25%) Test Strategy
15 23 (11.27%) Kanban
16 21 (10.29%) Software Engineering
17 20 (9.80%) Automation Testing
18 19 (9.31%) Functional Testing
19 18 (8.82%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (44.12%) Java
2 50 (24.51%) C#
3 46 (22.55%) SQL
4 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.16%) Python
6 32 (15.69%) Ruby
7 11 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.90%) Groovy
8 10 (4.90%) Objective-C
8 10 (4.90%) Scala
9 8 (3.92%) PHP
10 6 (2.94%) COBOL
10 6 (2.94%) VB
10 6 (2.94%) VB6
11 5 (2.45%) C++
12 4 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.47%) Perl
13 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (24.02%) Degree
2 22 (10.78%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.84%) ISEB
4 12 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CEH
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.49%) SANS
5 1 (0.49%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (47.55%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) SDET
3 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.41%) Docker
2 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.43%) Mesos
3 6 (2.94%) Ansible
3 6 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.96%) Graphite
4 4 (1.96%) Salt
5 2 (0.98%) Nagios
5 2 (0.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Nessus
6 1 (0.49%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (7.84%) Oracle
2 15 (7.35%) Google
3 13 (6.37%) Rally
4 12 (5.88%) SAP
5 10 (4.90%) OpenText
5 10 (4.90%) Siebel
6 8 (3.92%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.94%) VMware
8 5 (2.45%) HP
9 3 (1.47%) IBM
9 3 (1.47%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.49%) Borland
11 1 (0.49%) Facebook
11 1 (0.49%) Splunk
11 1 (0.49%) Sybase
11 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
City, London
Montash
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + extensive bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benifits and Bonuses
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + pension, medical,dental,bonus
Posted: 26 days ago