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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 212 255 252
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 53 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.65% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 56
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,550 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
5960 8711 8853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.14% 85.21% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5311 7470 7489
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 66 (73.33%) Selenium
2 51 (56.67%) QA
3 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (44.44%) Finance
5 39 (43.33%) Java
6 34 (37.78%) TDD
7 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
8 29 (32.22%) Cucumber
9 26 (28.89%) BDD
9 26 (28.89%) SQL
10 25 (27.78%) C#
10 25 (27.78%) Test Scripting
11 22 (24.44%) WebDriver
12 21 (23.33%) JIRA
13 18 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 18 (20.00%) SDLC
14 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
15 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
16 15 (16.67%) .NET
17 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (15.56%) Degree
17 14 (15.56%) Manual Testing
18 13 (14.44%) ISEB
18 13 (14.44%) Scrum
19 12 (13.33%) ISTQB
19 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
19 12 (13.33%) User Stories
19 12 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
20 11 (12.22%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Big Data
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.22%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Power BI
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (73.33%) Selenium
2 29 (32.22%) Cucumber
3 22 (24.44%) WebDriver
4 21 (23.33%) JIRA
5 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
6 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 11 (12.22%) JMeter
8 10 (11.11%) Mercurial
9 9 (10.00%) Maven
10 8 (8.89%) HP UFT
11 7 (7.78%) Bugzilla
11 7 (7.78%) Gradle
11 7 (7.78%) WATIR
12 5 (5.56%) JUnit
12 5 (5.56%) Subversion
12 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
13 4 (4.44%) Hudson
13 4 (4.44%) JBehave
13 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
14 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Advertising
4 4 (4.44%) Front Office
5 3 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Analyst
2 30 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) Automation Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (18.89%) QA Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Test Engineer
7 11 (12.22%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (12.22%) Java Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 9 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 9 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Senior QA Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) Ruby Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) HTML
2 7 (7.78%) Spring
3 6 (6.67%) Web Services
4 5 (5.56%) RESTful
4 5 (5.56%) XML
5 4 (4.44%) CSS
5 4 (4.44%) HTML5
5 4 (4.44%) REST
6 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.22%) Esper
7 2 (2.22%) J2EE
7 2 (2.22%) JDBC
7 2 (2.22%) JSON
8 1 (1.11%) Ajax
8 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.89%) Fintech
3 7 (7.78%) iPad
3 7 (7.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.44%) User Experience
6 3 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.22%) mHealth
7 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.22%) Physics
8 1 (1.11%) Biology
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Android
2 7 (7.78%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.67%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) TDD
3 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
4 26 (28.89%) BDD
5 25 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 18 (20.00%) SDLC
6 18 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 14 (15.56%) Manual Testing
9 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (14.44%) Scrum
11 12 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (13.33%) User Stories
12 11 (12.22%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.11%) API Testing
13 10 (11.11%) QA Automation
14 9 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
15 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) Java
2 26 (28.89%) SQL
3 25 (27.78%) C#
4 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) Ruby
5 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Degree
2 13 (14.44%) ISEB
3 12 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (56.67%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SDET
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) SAP
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) Rally
3 7 (7.78%) WorldPay
4 5 (5.56%) HP
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.22%) FXall
5 2 (2.22%) MarketAxess
5 2 (2.22%) StreamBase
5 2 (2.22%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.11%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
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