The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 251 275 279
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 77 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 45 55
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10135 9686 10254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.40% 80.76% 78.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8350 8456 9339
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 116 (60.10%) QA
2 101 (52.33%) Finance
3 100 (51.81%) Selenium
4 66 (34.20%) Test Automation
5 62 (32.12%) C#
6 53 (27.46%) SQL
7 52 (26.94%) Java
8 45 (23.32%) .NET
8 45 (23.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 44 (22.80%) Degree
10 43 (22.28%) BDD
11 42 (21.76%) Regression Testing
12 41 (21.24%) Ruby
13 38 (19.69%) ISEB
14 36 (18.65%) Cucumber
15 35 (18.13%) WebDriver
16 33 (17.10%) Test Strategy
16 33 (17.10%) TDD
17 32 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (16.58%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.58%) HP Quality Center
17 32 (16.58%) Test Scripting
18 31 (16.06%) Unit Testing
19 29 (15.03%) Automated Testing
19 29 (15.03%) Performance Testing
20 28 (14.51%) HP
21 27 (13.99%) Python
22 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (12.44%) Big Data
23 24 (12.44%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (1.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Office
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) LAN
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.44%) Big Data
3 17 (8.81%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.74%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.07%) DB2
5 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 100 (51.81%) Selenium
2 45 (23.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (18.65%) Cucumber
4 35 (18.13%) WebDriver
5 22 (11.40%) SpecFlow
6 21 (10.88%) Jenkins
7 19 (9.84%) Bugzilla
8 18 (9.33%) NUnit
9 17 (8.81%) TestComplete
10 15 (7.77%) TeamCity
10 15 (7.77%) Hudson
10 15 (7.77%) JUnit
10 15 (7.77%) Calabash
11 11 (5.70%) JIRA
12 7 (3.63%) Robotium
12 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.59%) FitNesse
15 4 (2.07%) JMeter
15 4 (2.07%) Subversion
General
1 101 (52.33%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.66%) Retail
5 6 (3.11%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Front Office
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (40.93%) Analyst
2 48 (24.87%) Test Analyst
3 41 (21.24%) QA Analyst
4 37 (19.17%) Developer
5 30 (15.54%) Tester
6 16 (8.29%) Automation Tester
7 13 (6.74%) Automation Analyst
7 13 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (6.74%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.74%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Lead Developer
8 12 (6.22%) Test Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (5.18%) Test Leader
11 9 (4.66%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.32%) .NET
2 20 (10.36%) REST
3 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.29%) Web Services
3 16 (8.29%) WCF
3 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (6.74%) MapReduce
4 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (3.63%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.59%) Ajax
7 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.55%) jQuery
8 3 (1.55%) JSON
8 3 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (1.55%) CSS
9 2 (1.04%) SOAP
9 2 (1.04%) XML
9 2 (1.04%) Swing
9 2 (1.04%) NEsper
9 2 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.25%) Open Source
2 14 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 13 (6.74%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.63%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (3.11%) Physics
7 5 (2.59%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.07%) Economics
8 4 (2.07%) iPad
8 4 (2.07%) Spread Betting
8 4 (2.07%) iPhone
9 3 (1.55%) AS400
10 2 (1.04%) Equities
10 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) Online Games
11 1 (0.52%) Social Network
11 1 (0.52%) Derivative
11 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.25%) Apple iOS
1 14 (7.25%) Android
2 12 (6.22%) Linux
2 12 (6.22%) UNIX
3 7 (3.63%) Windows
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Test Automation
2 43 (22.28%) BDD
3 42 (21.76%) Regression Testing
4 33 (17.10%) Test Strategy
4 33 (17.10%) TDD
5 32 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (16.58%) Test Scripting
6 31 (16.06%) Unit Testing
7 29 (15.03%) Automated Testing
7 29 (15.03%) Performance Testing
8 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (12.44%) Scrum
10 21 (10.88%) Asset Management
10 21 (10.88%) Black-Box Testing
11 20 (10.36%) MVC
11 20 (10.36%) SOA
12 19 (9.84%) Portfolio Management
12 19 (9.84%) User Stories
13 17 (8.81%) Monte Carlo Method
13 17 (8.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.12%) C#
2 53 (27.46%) SQL
3 52 (26.94%) Java
4 41 (21.24%) Ruby
5 27 (13.99%) Python
6 20 (10.36%) VBScript
7 19 (9.84%) Perl
8 18 (9.33%) VB
9 13 (6.74%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.66%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.63%) Groovy
11 7 (3.63%) Tcl
12 4 (2.07%) PHP
13 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.52%) XPath
14 1 (0.52%) Clojure
14 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.52%) Scala
14 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (22.80%) Degree
2 38 (19.69%) ISEB
3 16 (8.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (60.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (16.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (14.51%) HP
2 14 (7.25%) Citrix
3 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.15%) Oracle
5 6 (3.11%) Altiris
6 4 (2.07%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.04%) Informatica
8 1 (0.52%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.52%) Omniture
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per week + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago