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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 205 175 198
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 129 164 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 1.35% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.67% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107 152 127
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
9686 9797 10309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.29% 80.87% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8022 8634 9418
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 174 (55.77%) QA
2 133 (42.63%) SQL
3 131 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (41.67%) Java
5 127 (40.71%) Selenium
6 107 (34.29%) Finance
7 78 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 77 (24.68%) C#
9 76 (24.36%) .NET
10 74 (23.72%) Test Scripting
11 72 (23.08%) E-Commerce
12 67 (21.47%) TDD
13 65 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
14 60 (19.23%) Degree
15 56 (17.95%) Cucumber
16 55 (17.63%) JIRA
17 54 (17.31%) BDD
18 53 (16.99%) HTML
19 51 (16.35%) Test Automation
20 50 (16.03%) Linux
21 49 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (15.38%) UNIX
22 48 (15.38%) CSS
22 48 (15.38%) Banking
23 47 (15.06%) Performance Testing
23 47 (15.06%) WebDriver
24 46 (14.74%) Regression Testing
25 44 (14.10%) Scrum
26 43 (13.78%) SQL Server
26 43 (13.78%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (6.41%) Node.js
2 16 (5.13%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.21%) Confluence
4 5 (1.60%) Drupal
4 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.64%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.32%) GemFire
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Magento
2 4 (1.28%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.77%) SaaS
2 8 (2.56%) Rackspace Cloud
2 8 (2.56%) Basecamp
3 7 (2.24%) GitHub
4 6 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.60%) PaaS
5 5 (1.60%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.69%) Internet
2 11 (3.53%) HTTP
3 2 (0.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.65%) MySQL
4 12 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.92%) DTS
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.28%) Redis
10 3 (0.96%) DB2
10 3 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.32%) BODI
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 127 (40.71%) Selenium
2 65 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 56 (17.95%) Cucumber
4 55 (17.63%) JIRA
5 47 (15.06%) WebDriver
6 43 (13.78%) Git (software)
7 42 (13.46%) Subversion
8 34 (10.90%) SpecFlow
9 29 (9.29%) Jenkins
10 23 (7.37%) TeamCity
10 23 (7.37%) NUnit
11 22 (7.05%) JUnit
12 21 (6.73%) SoapUI
13 19 (6.09%) Maven
14 18 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (5.45%) Visual Studio
16 14 (4.49%) Bugzilla
16 14 (4.49%) TestComplete
16 14 (4.49%) Hudson
17 13 (4.17%) Calabash
General
1 107 (34.29%) Finance
2 48 (15.38%) Banking
3 34 (10.90%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.09%) Retail
4 19 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.49%) Front Office
6 10 (3.21%) Games
7 8 (2.56%) Marketing
7 8 (2.56%) Electronics
8 4 (1.28%) Advertising
9 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (28.53%) Developer
2 69 (22.12%) Analyst
3 54 (17.31%) Tester
4 45 (14.42%) Test Analyst
5 40 (12.82%) QA Analyst
6 31 (9.94%) QA Engineer
7 24 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.77%) QA Tester
9 17 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (4.81%) Test Engineer
10 15 (4.81%) Test Leader
11 14 (4.49%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
13 12 (3.85%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
14 11 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.21%) Software Tester
15 10 (3.21%) Consultant
15 10 (3.21%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (24.36%) .NET
2 53 (16.99%) HTML
3 48 (15.38%) CSS
4 34 (10.90%) XML
5 32 (10.26%) Web Services
6 24 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 22 (7.05%) jQuery
8 20 (6.41%) SOAP
9 18 (5.77%) Spring
10 17 (5.45%) Ajax
10 17 (5.45%) HTML5
11 16 (5.13%) RESTful
12 14 (4.49%) Hibernate
13 13 (4.17%) ASP.NET
14 11 (3.53%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.21%) WCF
16 9 (2.88%) Backbone.js
16 9 (2.88%) LAMP
17 8 (2.56%) Dojo
17 8 (2.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.29%) Equities
2 26 (8.33%) Open Source
3 21 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 19 (6.09%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.81%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (4.49%) Social Media
7 13 (4.17%) Blackberry
7 13 (4.17%) Derivative
8 8 (2.56%) Video on Demand
9 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.92%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.92%) Physics
11 5 (1.60%) Social Network
11 5 (1.60%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.96%) AS400
13 3 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.96%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.03%) Linux
2 48 (15.38%) UNIX
3 42 (13.46%) Windows
4 20 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 18 (5.77%) Android
6 8 (2.56%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.32%) zOS
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) OS/400
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.72%) Test Scripting
3 72 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 67 (21.47%) TDD
5 54 (17.31%) BDD
6 51 (16.35%) Test Automation
7 49 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (15.06%) Performance Testing
9 46 (14.74%) Regression Testing
10 44 (14.10%) Scrum
11 41 (13.14%) Unit Testing
12 40 (12.82%) Manual Testing
13 37 (11.86%) Test Strategy
14 34 (10.90%) DevOps
15 30 (9.62%) OO
16 27 (8.65%) User Stories
17 26 (8.33%) Automation Testing
18 25 (8.01%) Security Testing
19 23 (7.37%) MVC
20 20 (6.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 133 (42.63%) SQL
2 130 (41.67%) Java
3 78 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 77 (24.68%) C#
5 43 (13.78%) PHP
6 33 (10.58%) Python
7 30 (9.62%) Ruby
8 18 (5.77%) C++
9 16 (5.13%) VB
10 14 (4.49%) VBScript
11 12 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.53%) Perl
12 11 (3.53%) XPath
13 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.24%) Scala
14 7 (2.24%) VBA
15 3 (0.96%) XQuery
15 3 (0.96%) Lua
16 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (19.23%) Degree
2 41 (13.14%) ISEB
3 17 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (55.77%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.60%) Varnish
2 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.53%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.41%) HP
3 17 (5.45%) Oracle
4 11 (3.53%) Adobe
5 8 (2.56%) Siebel
6 7 (2.24%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.24%) hybris
7 6 (1.92%) Cerillion
7 6 (1.92%) Teradata
7 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.60%) SAP
8 5 (1.60%) Sybase
8 5 (1.60%) Zend
8 5 (1.60%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.96%) New Relic
9 3 (0.96%) VMware
10 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.64%) Google
10 2 (0.64%) Cognos
10 2 (0.64%) Perforce
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
EXPEDIA
Salary: Competitive Base + Travel Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago