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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 243 260 272
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 70 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 59
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
9596 9742 10336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.78% 81.41% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7978 8570 9431
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 2 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 2 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.

1 116 (61.05%) QA
2 101 (53.16%) Selenium
3 93 (48.95%) Finance
4 64 (33.68%) Test Automation
5 62 (32.63%) C#
6 52 (27.37%) SQL
7 50 (26.32%) Java
8 47 (24.74%) Regression Testing
9 45 (23.68%) Degree
10 43 (22.63%) BDD
11 39 (20.53%) Cucumber
12 37 (19.47%) Test Strategy
12 37 (19.47%) WebDriver
12 37 (19.47%) .NET
13 36 (18.95%) Ruby
14 35 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (18.42%) TDD
14 35 (18.42%) ISEB
15 33 (17.37%) QuickTest Pro
16 31 (16.32%) Python
16 31 (16.32%) HP Quality Center
17 30 (15.79%) Test Scripting
18 29 (15.26%) Unit Testing
19 26 (13.68%) HP
20 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
20 25 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (12.63%) Scrum
21 24 (12.63%) Big Data
22 23 (12.11%) Automated Testing
22 23 (12.11%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (1.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) LAN
2 2 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.63%) Big Data
3 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.58%) DB2
6 3 (1.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 101 (53.16%) Selenium
2 39 (20.53%) Cucumber
3 37 (19.47%) WebDriver
4 33 (17.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (11.05%) Jenkins
6 18 (9.47%) SpecFlow
7 17 (8.95%) JIRA
8 14 (7.37%) NUnit
8 14 (7.37%) Bugzilla
8 14 (7.37%) JUnit
8 14 (7.37%) TeamCity
9 12 (6.32%) TestComplete
10 9 (4.74%) Hudson
11 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.68%) Calabash
13 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.63%) FitNesse
15 4 (2.11%) Subversion
15 4 (2.11%) LoadRunner
15 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
General
1 93 (48.95%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Banking
3 10 (5.26%) Law
3 10 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.16%) Front Office
5 3 (1.58%) Games
5 3 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (40.00%) Analyst
2 55 (28.95%) Test Analyst
3 36 (18.95%) QA Analyst
4 34 (17.89%) Developer
5 28 (14.74%) Tester
6 17 (8.95%) Test Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (7.37%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) Automation Analyst
10 12 (6.32%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (5.26%) Automation Tester
11 10 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.26%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Architect
12 9 (4.74%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.47%) .NET
2 20 (10.53%) Web Services
3 15 (7.89%) REST
4 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.37%) WCF
5 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (3.16%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.63%) Ajax
7 5 (2.63%) CSS
8 4 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.58%) XML
9 3 (1.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.58%) jQuery
9 3 (1.58%) RESTful
10 2 (1.05%) HTML
10 2 (1.05%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.05%) NEsper
10 2 (1.05%) Swing
10 2 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.84%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (3.68%) Open Source
6 6 (3.16%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.63%) Physics
8 4 (2.11%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.58%) iPhone
9 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.58%) iPad
9 3 (1.58%) Economics
10 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.05%) AS400
10 2 (1.05%) Equities
10 2 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.53%) Social Network
11 1 (0.53%) Online Games
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.58%) UNIX
2 18 (9.47%) Linux
3 9 (4.74%) Android
3 9 (4.74%) Windows
3 9 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.68%) Test Automation
2 47 (24.74%) Regression Testing
3 43 (22.63%) BDD
4 37 (19.47%) Test Strategy
5 35 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (18.42%) TDD
6 30 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 29 (15.26%) Unit Testing
8 25 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (12.63%) Scrum
10 23 (12.11%) Automated Testing
10 23 (12.11%) Performance Testing
11 22 (11.58%) Manual Testing
12 18 (9.47%) MVC
13 16 (8.42%) SOA
14 15 (7.89%) E-Commerce
15 14 (7.37%) Asset Management
15 14 (7.37%) Portfolio Management
15 14 (7.37%) User Stories
15 14 (7.37%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.63%) C#
2 52 (27.37%) SQL
3 50 (26.32%) Java
4 36 (18.95%) Ruby
5 31 (16.32%) Python
6 22 (11.58%) Perl
7 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.37%) VBScript
8 14 (7.37%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.84%) VB
10 12 (6.32%) Tcl
11 7 (3.68%) Groovy
12 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.05%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.53%) C++
14 1 (0.53%) XPath
14 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.53%) Scala
14 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (23.68%) Degree
2 35 (18.42%) ISEB
3 19 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (61.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (16.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) Salt
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (13.68%) HP
2 16 (8.42%) Citrix
3 10 (5.26%) Altiris
3 10 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.74%) Green Hat
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle
6 2 (1.05%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.05%) Informatica
6 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) Omniture
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Hitwise
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago