The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 219 268 229
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -39
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 44 54 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.59% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 107
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.79%
Automation 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
6251 9123 10827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.61% 87.39% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 7667 9054
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,769 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the City of London region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 65 (64.36%) Selenium
2 62 (61.39%) QA
3 58 (57.43%) Java
4 49 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (38.61%) TDD
6 35 (34.65%) Test Automation
7 33 (32.67%) BDD
7 33 (32.67%) Test Scripting
7 33 (32.67%) Finance
8 32 (31.68%) WebDriver
9 31 (30.69%) Cucumber
10 26 (25.74%) Test Strategy
11 23 (22.77%) Manual Testing
12 22 (21.78%) E-Commerce
13 21 (20.79%) Automated Testing
13 21 (20.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
14 19 (18.81%) SDLC
15 18 (17.82%) SQL
15 18 (17.82%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (16.83%) API Testing
16 17 (16.83%) JIRA
16 17 (16.83%) C#
16 17 (16.83%) ISEB
16 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
16 17 (16.83%) Ruby
17 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (14.85%) Degree
18 15 (14.85%) User Stories
19 14 (13.86%) QA Automation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.98%) Confluence
1 2 (1.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Big Data
3 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 65 (64.36%) Selenium
2 32 (31.68%) WebDriver
3 31 (30.69%) Cucumber
4 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
5 17 (16.83%) JIRA
6 14 (13.86%) JMeter
7 12 (11.88%) Maven
7 12 (11.88%) Mercurial
7 12 (11.88%) WATIR
8 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
8 10 (9.90%) Gradle
9 8 (7.92%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.94%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.95%) Appium
11 5 (4.95%) JUnit
11 5 (4.95%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.97%) Robolectric
12 3 (2.97%) TestNG
13 2 (1.98%) Calabash
13 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (32.67%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Law
3 13 (12.87%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.96%) Advertising
5 4 (3.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (25.74%) Analyst
2 22 (21.78%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) QA Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) Test Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Developer
5 17 (16.83%) Senior Test Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (12.87%) Senior QA Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) QA Test Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Ruby Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.91%) Java Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) QA Leader
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) RESTful
3 9 (8.91%) Web Services
4 8 (7.92%) SOAP
5 7 (6.93%) Gherkin
5 7 (6.93%) Spring
6 4 (3.96%) HTML
6 4 (3.96%) REST
6 4 (3.96%) XML
7 3 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.97%) HTML5
7 3 (2.97%) JSON
8 2 (1.98%) Esper
8 2 (1.98%) J2EE
8 2 (1.98%) JDBC
9 1 (0.99%) Behat
9 1 (0.99%) CSS
9 1 (0.99%) Grails
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Fintech
1 12 (11.88%) iPad
2 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.94%) User Experience
4 5 (4.95%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.98%) mHealth
7 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.98%) Physics
8 1 (0.99%) Biology
8 1 (0.99%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Android
2 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (38.61%) TDD
3 35 (34.65%) Test Automation
4 33 (32.67%) BDD
4 33 (32.67%) Test Scripting
5 26 (25.74%) Test Strategy
6 23 (22.77%) Manual Testing
7 22 (21.78%) E-Commerce
8 21 (20.79%) Automated Testing
8 21 (20.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (18.81%) SDLC
10 18 (17.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (16.83%) API Testing
12 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (14.85%) User Stories
14 14 (13.86%) QA Automation
15 12 (11.88%) OWASP
16 11 (10.89%) Functional Testing
16 11 (10.89%) Scrum
17 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (57.43%) Java
2 18 (17.82%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) C#
3 17 (16.83%) Ruby
4 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.94%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) ISEB
1 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
2 15 (14.85%) Degree
3 12 (11.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (61.39%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) SAP
2 12 (11.88%) Rally
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) WorldPay
4 4 (3.96%) HP
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.98%) FXall
6 2 (1.98%) MarketAxess
6 2 (1.98%) StreamBase
6 2 (1.98%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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