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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 251 263 263
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 69 63 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 69
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,950 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 104 (60.12%) QA
2 95 (54.91%) Selenium
3 91 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (46.24%) Finance
5 63 (36.42%) Test Automation
6 57 (32.95%) C#
7 46 (26.59%) Java
7 46 (26.59%) SQL
8 41 (23.70%) Regression Testing
8 41 (23.70%) BDD
9 38 (21.97%) Degree
10 37 (21.39%) Cucumber
10 37 (21.39%) Test Strategy
11 35 (20.23%) TDD
12 34 (19.65%) WebDriver
13 32 (18.50%) HP Quality Center
13 32 (18.50%) Ruby
13 32 (18.50%) .NET
14 31 (17.92%) ISEB
15 30 (17.34%) Python
16 29 (16.76%) QuickTest Pro
17 28 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (15.61%) Unit Testing
18 27 (15.61%) HP
19 26 (15.03%) Test Scripting
20 24 (13.87%) Big Data
21 23 (13.29%) Jenkins
21 23 (13.29%) Computer Science
22 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
22 22 (12.72%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Office
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.20%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.87%) Big Data
2 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.20%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.73%) MySQL
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.58%) DB2
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 95 (54.91%) Selenium
2 37 (21.39%) Cucumber
3 34 (19.65%) WebDriver
4 29 (16.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (13.29%) Jenkins
6 21 (12.14%) JIRA
7 17 (9.83%) TeamCity
8 16 (9.25%) SpecFlow
9 13 (7.51%) JUnit
10 12 (6.94%) Bugzilla
10 12 (6.94%) NUnit
11 10 (5.78%) TestComplete
12 8 (4.62%) Visual Studio
13 7 (4.05%) Hudson
14 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (2.89%) RSpec
15 5 (2.89%) JMeter
16 4 (2.31%) Git (software)
16 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
16 4 (2.31%) MSTest
General
1 80 (46.24%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Law
3 9 (5.20%) Banking
4 7 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.05%) Front Office
5 3 (1.73%) Games
5 3 (1.73%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (39.88%) Analyst
2 52 (30.06%) Test Analyst
3 32 (18.50%) QA Analyst
4 31 (17.92%) Developer
5 24 (13.87%) Tester
6 17 (9.83%) Test Engineer
7 15 (8.67%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (8.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (7.51%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (7.51%) Automation Analyst
9 13 (7.51%) Architect
10 10 (5.78%) QA Leader
11 9 (5.20%) Automation Tester
11 9 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.20%) .NET Developer
11 9 (5.20%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.50%) .NET
2 21 (12.14%) Web Services
3 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.51%) WCF
3 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (7.51%) REST
4 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (3.47%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.89%) Ajax
6 5 (2.89%) CSS
7 3 (1.73%) XML
7 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.73%) jQuery
7 3 (1.73%) RESTful
8 2 (1.16%) HTML
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.16%) NEsper
8 2 (1.16%) JSON
8 2 (1.16%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (5.20%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.47%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.47%) Open Source
6 5 (2.89%) Physics
7 4 (2.31%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.73%) Economics
9 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.16%) iPhone
9 2 (1.16%) iPad
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
9 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.58%) Social Network
10 1 (0.58%) Online Games
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.72%) UNIX
2 18 (10.40%) Linux
3 8 (4.62%) Windows
4 7 (4.05%) Android
4 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.42%) Test Automation
3 41 (23.70%) BDD
3 41 (23.70%) Regression Testing
4 37 (21.39%) Test Strategy
5 35 (20.23%) TDD
6 28 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (15.61%) Unit Testing
8 26 (15.03%) Test Scripting
9 21 (12.14%) Performance Testing
10 19 (10.98%) Automated Testing
11 18 (10.40%) Scrum
12 17 (9.83%) MVC
12 17 (9.83%) Manual Testing
13 14 (8.09%) SOA
14 13 (7.51%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.94%) User Stories
16 11 (6.36%) Black-Box Testing
16 11 (6.36%) Portfolio Management
16 11 (6.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.95%) C#
2 46 (26.59%) Java
2 46 (26.59%) SQL
3 32 (18.50%) Ruby
4 30 (17.34%) Python
5 21 (12.14%) Perl
6 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.09%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.94%) Tcl
8 12 (6.94%) VBScript
9 11 (6.36%) VB
10 7 (4.05%) Groovy
11 4 (2.31%) C++
12 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.16%) PHP
14 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.58%) XPath
14 1 (0.58%) Scala
14 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 38 (21.97%) Degree
2 31 (17.92%) ISEB
3 18 (10.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (60.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (18.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) Salt
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.61%) HP
2 16 (9.25%) Citrix
3 13 (7.51%) Green Hat
4 10 (5.78%) Altiris
5 8 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.89%) Oracle
7 2 (1.16%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.16%) Informatica
7 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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