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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 222 171 176
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 108 169 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.43% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.74% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 90 154 147
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £67,500 £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
9444 9693 10412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.05% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7888 8471 9498
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 201 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (54.86%) QA
3 129 (44.79%) Java
4 120 (41.67%) SQL
5 114 (39.58%) Selenium
6 94 (32.64%) Finance
7 73 (25.35%) C#
8 71 (24.65%) Test Scripting
9 69 (23.96%) Manual Testing
9 69 (23.96%) JavaScript
10 67 (23.26%) .NET
11 65 (22.57%) E-Commerce
12 63 (21.88%) TDD
13 60 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
14 57 (19.79%) JIRA
15 54 (18.75%) HTML
16 52 (18.06%) BDD
17 49 (17.01%) WebDriver
17 49 (17.01%) Cucumber
17 49 (17.01%) Degree
18 48 (16.67%) Scrum
19 47 (16.32%) CSS
20 46 (15.97%) UNIX
20 46 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (15.63%) Test Automation
21 45 (15.63%) Banking
22 42 (14.58%) Subversion
22 42 (14.58%) Linux
23 39 (13.54%) Windows
23 39 (13.54%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (7.64%) Node.js
2 13 (4.51%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.47%) Confluence
4 5 (1.74%) Drupal
5 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.04%) CMS
5 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.69%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) GemFire
7 1 (0.35%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Magento
2 2 (0.69%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.25%) SaaS
2 8 (2.78%) Basecamp
3 7 (2.43%) GitHub
4 5 (1.74%) PaaS
4 5 (1.74%) Rackspace Cloud
4 5 (1.74%) Joyent
4 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.90%) Internet
2 11 (3.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.38%) MySQL
4 12 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.08%) DTS
8 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.39%) Redis
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.69%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) BODI
Development Applications
1 114 (39.58%) Selenium
2 60 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 57 (19.79%) JIRA
4 49 (17.01%) WebDriver
4 49 (17.01%) Cucumber
5 42 (14.58%) Subversion
6 39 (13.54%) Git (software)
7 32 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 29 (10.07%) Jenkins
9 22 (7.64%) JUnit
10 20 (6.94%) TeamCity
11 18 (6.25%) Maven
11 18 (6.25%) Visual Studio
11 18 (6.25%) SoapUI
12 17 (5.90%) NUnit
13 16 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (4.51%) Hudson
15 11 (3.82%) Bugzilla
15 11 (3.82%) TestComplete
16 10 (3.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (32.64%) Finance
2 45 (15.63%) Banking
3 35 (12.15%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.51%) Front Office
6 11 (3.82%) Retail
7 10 (3.47%) Games
8 8 (2.78%) Electronics
9 5 (1.74%) Marketing
10 4 (1.39%) Advertising
11 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.69%) Law
13 1 (0.35%) Legal
13 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (29.17%) Developer
2 57 (19.79%) Analyst
3 53 (18.40%) Tester
4 38 (13.19%) Test Analyst
5 36 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 31 (10.76%) QA Analyst
7 24 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.64%) QA Tester
9 19 (6.60%) Test Engineer
10 15 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (5.21%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.51%) Automation Tester
12 12 (4.17%) Test Leader
12 12 (4.17%) Consultant
12 12 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
13 11 (3.82%) Senior Test Analyst
13 11 (3.82%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.47%) Software Tester
14 10 (3.47%) Senior Tester
14 10 (3.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.26%) .NET
2 54 (18.75%) HTML
3 47 (16.32%) CSS
4 29 (10.07%) Web Services
5 28 (9.72%) XML
6 20 (6.94%) SOAP
6 20 (6.94%) Gherkin
6 20 (6.94%) jQuery
7 16 (5.56%) Spring
7 16 (5.56%) RESTful
8 15 (5.21%) HTML5
8 15 (5.21%) Ajax
9 13 (4.51%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.47%) REST
10 10 (3.47%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.13%) J2EE
12 8 (2.78%) Adobe AIR
12 8 (2.78%) WCF
12 8 (2.78%) Dojo
12 8 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.38%) Equities
3 25 (8.68%) Open Source
4 19 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 17 (5.90%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.51%) Derivative
6 13 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (4.51%) Mathematics
7 11 (3.82%) Social Media
8 10 (3.47%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.78%) Video on Demand
10 6 (2.08%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.08%) Physics
10 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.74%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.39%) Social Network
12 4 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.39%) User Experience
13 3 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.97%) UNIX
2 42 (14.58%) Linux
3 39 (13.54%) Windows
4 15 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.51%) Android
6 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) zOS
9 1 (0.35%) OS/400
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (24.65%) Test Scripting
3 69 (23.96%) Manual Testing
4 65 (22.57%) E-Commerce
5 63 (21.88%) TDD
6 52 (18.06%) BDD
7 48 (16.67%) Scrum
8 46 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 38 (13.19%) Performance Testing
11 37 (12.85%) Unit Testing
12 36 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 33 (11.46%) Test Strategy
14 31 (10.76%) DevOps
15 25 (8.68%) OO
16 24 (8.33%) User Stories
17 23 (7.99%) Mentoring
18 20 (6.94%) Automation Testing
18 20 (6.94%) Security Testing
19 18 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 129 (44.79%) Java
2 120 (41.67%) SQL
3 73 (25.35%) C#
4 69 (23.96%) JavaScript
5 39 (13.54%) PHP
6 28 (9.72%) Python
7 27 (9.38%) Ruby
8 17 (5.90%) C++
9 13 (4.51%) VB
10 11 (3.82%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.82%) VBScript
11 10 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.47%) Perl
12 8 (2.78%) XPath
13 7 (2.43%) VBA
14 5 (1.74%) Scala
15 3 (1.04%) XQuery
15 3 (1.04%) Lua
16 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 49 (17.01%) Degree
2 32 (11.11%) ISEB
3 16 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (54.86%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.74%) Varnish
2 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (9.03%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.90%) Oracle
2 17 (5.90%) HP
3 9 (3.13%) Adobe
4 8 (2.78%) Siebel
5 7 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.43%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.43%) Cerillion
6 6 (2.08%) Teradata
6 6 (2.08%) Sybase
7 5 (1.74%) SAP
7 5 (1.74%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.74%) Zend
8 4 (1.39%) hybris
9 3 (1.04%) VMware
9 3 (1.04%) Open Text
9 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.69%) New Relic
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago