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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 196 264 277
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 58 62 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 57 54 68
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,937 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.43% +1.16%
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
5615 9196 10674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.67% 87.64% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5114 7858 8794
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (63.11%) Selenium
3 59 (57.28%) QA
4 56 (54.37%) Java
5 37 (35.92%) Cucumber
5 37 (35.92%) BDD
6 36 (34.95%) Test Automation
7 31 (30.10%) Law
8 29 (28.16%) Finance
8 29 (28.16%) TDD
9 28 (27.18%) WebDriver
10 27 (26.21%) Test Strategy
11 23 (22.33%) SQL
12 22 (21.36%) E-Commerce
13 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
14 20 (19.42%) SOAP
14 20 (19.42%) C#
15 19 (18.45%) SDLC
16 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (17.48%) REST
17 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
18 15 (14.56%) Gherkin
18 15 (14.56%) User Acceptance Testing
19 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
19 14 (13.59%) Manual Testing
19 14 (13.59%) Scrum
20 13 (12.62%) JIRA
20 13 (12.62%) Defect Management
21 12 (11.65%) QA Automation
21 12 (11.65%) API Testing

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 3 (2.91%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) GitHub
2 2 (1.94%) Google Play
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) HTTP
1 8 (7.77%) SSL
2 2 (1.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (63.11%) Selenium
2 37 (35.92%) Cucumber
3 28 (27.18%) WebDriver
4 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
5 13 (12.62%) JIRA
6 11 (10.68%) SpecFlow
7 10 (9.71%) SoapUI
8 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.80%) JMeter
9 7 (6.80%) Maven
10 6 (5.83%) WATIR
11 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (4.85%) HP UFT
11 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.88%) Appium
13 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
13 3 (2.91%) Gradle
14 2 (1.94%) Capybara
14 2 (1.94%) PhantomJS
14 2 (1.94%) TestNG
General
1 31 (30.10%) Law
2 29 (28.16%) Finance
3 9 (8.74%) Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Retail
5 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 3 (2.91%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Test Analyst
4 15 (14.56%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Developer in Test
5 11 (10.68%) QA Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) QA Leader
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.80%) QA Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Head of Testing
9 6 (5.83%) Senior QA Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) QA Test Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Ruby Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) SOAP
2 18 (17.48%) REST
3 15 (14.56%) Gherkin
4 12 (11.65%) .NET
5 10 (9.71%) Ajax
6 9 (8.74%) RESTful
6 9 (8.74%) Web Services
7 7 (6.80%) HTML
8 6 (5.83%) CSS
8 6 (5.83%) Spring
9 5 (4.85%) jQuery
10 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.88%) JSON
10 4 (3.88%) Spring MVC
11 3 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.91%) XML
12 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.94%) Behat
12 2 (1.94%) CSS3
12 2 (1.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Fintech
1 10 (9.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.85%) iPad
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) User Experience
7 2 (1.94%) Blog
7 2 (1.94%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.94%) Xbox
8 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Android
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.92%) BDD
3 36 (34.95%) Test Automation
4 29 (28.16%) TDD
5 27 (26.21%) Test Strategy
6 22 (21.36%) E-Commerce
7 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
8 19 (18.45%) SDLC
9 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (14.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (13.59%) Manual Testing
11 14 (13.59%) Scrum
11 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
12 13 (12.62%) Defect Management
13 12 (11.65%) API Testing
13 12 (11.65%) Functional Testing
13 12 (11.65%) QA Automation
14 11 (10.68%) Automated Testing
14 11 (10.68%) Configuration Management
15 10 (9.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) SQL
3 20 (19.42%) C#
4 11 (10.68%) Python
4 11 (10.68%) Ruby
5 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.91%) Groovy
6 3 (2.91%) Perl
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) VBScript
8 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) ISEB
1 12 (11.65%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.80%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (57.28%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SDET
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) Rally
2 5 (4.85%) SAP
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.91%) Google
4 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.94%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) Samsung
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £85,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + gain automation
Posted: 24 days ago