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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 244 245 242
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 65 73 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.69% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.84% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 64
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £43,250 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
8644 8739 8711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.17% 82.90% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7304 7345 7795
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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.

1 101 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (62.59%) Selenium
3 89 (60.54%) QA
4 64 (43.54%) SQL
5 58 (39.46%) C#
6 57 (38.78%) Java
7 52 (35.37%) Test Automation
8 51 (34.69%) WebDriver
9 48 (32.65%) TDD
10 43 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (28.57%) BDD
12 37 (25.17%) TeamCity
13 36 (24.49%) Cucumber
14 31 (21.09%) Finance
14 31 (21.09%) Jenkins
14 31 (21.09%) Ruby
15 29 (19.73%) Scrum
16 28 (19.05%) JIRA
16 28 (19.05%) SpecFlow
17 27 (18.37%) Windows
18 24 (16.33%) Linux
19 21 (14.29%) Web Services
19 21 (14.29%) Automated Testing
20 20 (13.61%) CRM
21 19 (12.93%) HP
21 19 (12.93%) JavaScript
21 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
21 19 (12.93%) Test Scripting
22 18 (12.24%) Android
22 18 (12.24%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.68%) JBoss
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.68%) Node.js
2 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Force.com
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) HTTP
1 3 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) DSL
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.12%) Big Data
3 9 (6.12%) MySQL
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.40%) SSDT
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.36%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.36%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 92 (62.59%) Selenium
2 51 (34.69%) WebDriver
3 37 (25.17%) TeamCity
4 36 (24.49%) Cucumber
5 31 (21.09%) Jenkins
6 28 (19.05%) SpecFlow
6 28 (19.05%) JIRA
7 17 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (10.88%) Visual Studio
9 15 (10.20%) Subversion
9 15 (10.20%) Appium
10 12 (8.16%) RSpec
10 12 (8.16%) Calabash
11 11 (7.48%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (6.80%) JUnit
12 10 (6.80%) Git (software)
13 9 (6.12%) Hudson
13 9 (6.12%) Maven
14 7 (4.76%) JMeter
15 6 (4.08%) NUnit
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.80%) Retail
5 6 (4.08%) Front Office
6 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.72%) Games
8 2 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) Test Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) Tester
3 15 (10.20%) Architect
4 14 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) Automation Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) QA Engineer
6 12 (8.16%) Developer
7 11 (7.48%) QA Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) QA Leader
10 8 (5.44%) Technical Tester
11 7 (4.76%) Test Specialist
11 7 (4.76%) QA Tester
11 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
11 7 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Automation Tester
12 6 (4.08%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) Web Services
2 18 (12.24%) .NET
3 17 (11.56%) HTML
4 15 (10.20%) CSS
5 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (7.48%) WCF
8 9 (6.12%) XML
9 7 (4.76%) XSLT
9 7 (4.76%) XHTML
9 7 (4.76%) REST
9 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (2.72%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.72%) SOAP
11 2 (1.36%) LINQ
11 2 (1.36%) RESTful
11 2 (1.36%) JSP
11 2 (1.36%) Servlets
12 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Open Source
2 14 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.76%) iPhone
3 7 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.08%) iPad
4 6 (4.08%) Social Network
5 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.40%) Clustering
5 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.04%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.37%) Windows
2 24 (16.33%) Linux
3 18 (12.24%) Android
4 13 (8.84%) Apple iOS
5 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.80%) UNIX
7 2 (1.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.37%) Test Automation
3 48 (32.65%) TDD
4 43 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (28.57%) BDD
6 29 (19.73%) Scrum
7 21 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 20 (13.61%) CRM
9 19 (12.93%) Test Scripting
10 18 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 18 (12.24%) Regression Testing
11 16 (10.88%) Unit Testing
12 14 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 14 (9.52%) MVC
12 14 (9.52%) OO
13 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
14 12 (8.16%) Manual Testing
14 12 (8.16%) Test Strategy
15 11 (7.48%) Mentoring
16 7 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (43.54%) SQL
2 58 (39.46%) C#
3 57 (38.78%) Java
4 31 (21.09%) Ruby
5 19 (12.93%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.52%) Python
7 12 (8.16%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.80%) C++
9 6 (4.08%) C
10 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.40%) Perl
11 3 (2.04%) VBScript
11 3 (2.04%) Groovy
12 2 (1.36%) Scala
12 2 (1.36%) PHP
13 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (9.52%) ISEB
2 11 (7.48%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.80%) Degree
4 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (60.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) HP
2 15 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (10.20%) Green Hat
3 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.16%) Cerillion
5 9 (6.12%) Oracle
6 3 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) hybris
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