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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 244 270 274
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 62 73 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 68 48
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,250 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
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
8935 10354 9938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.18% 83.56% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7632 8540 8710
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 72 (62.07%) Selenium
2 65 (56.03%) Java
3 58 (50.00%) Finance
4 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (47.41%) QA
5 48 (41.38%) Automated Testing
6 35 (30.17%) WebDriver
7 34 (29.31%) Cucumber
8 32 (27.59%) BDD
8 32 (27.59%) C#
9 26 (22.41%) SQL
10 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
11 24 (20.69%) Test Scripting
12 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (18.10%) Scrum
14 19 (16.38%) TDD
14 19 (16.38%) JIRA
15 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
15 18 (15.52%) HP UFT
16 17 (14.66%) Telecoms
16 17 (14.66%) Manual Testing
17 16 (13.79%) Open Source
18 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
18 15 (12.93%) Oracle
19 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
19 14 (12.07%) JMeter
19 14 (12.07%) Maven
19 14 (12.07%) Ruby
19 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
20 13 (11.21%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) GSM
1 2 (1.72%) PSTN
1 2 (1.72%) HTTP
1 2 (1.72%) VPN
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) MPLS
2 1 (0.86%) DSL
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (62.07%) Selenium
2 35 (30.17%) WebDriver
3 34 (29.31%) Cucumber
4 19 (16.38%) JIRA
5 18 (15.52%) HP UFT
6 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
7 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
7 14 (12.07%) Maven
7 14 (12.07%) JMeter
8 12 (10.34%) FitNesse
8 12 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (8.62%) RSpec
9 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio
9 10 (8.62%) WinRunner
10 9 (7.76%) LoadRunner
10 9 (7.76%) SoapUI
10 9 (7.76%) Appium
11 8 (6.90%) JUnit
12 7 (6.03%) Calabash
12 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.90%) Games
3 8 (6.90%) Law
4 5 (4.31%) Advertising
5 4 (3.45%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Front Office
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Analyst
2 26 (22.41%) Test Analyst
3 21 (18.10%) Test Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) Tester
4 16 (13.79%) QA Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) QA Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Test Leader
7 11 (9.48%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Senior QA Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Automation Tester
10 7 (6.03%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior QA Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) QA Test Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) .NET
2 10 (8.62%) SOAP
3 9 (7.76%) .NET Framework
3 9 (7.76%) Gherkin
4 6 (5.17%) Web Services
4 6 (5.17%) XML
5 5 (4.31%) HTML
6 4 (3.45%) JSON
7 3 (2.59%) CSS
7 3 (2.59%) JSP
7 3 (2.59%) Servlets
7 3 (2.59%) REST
8 2 (1.72%) RESTful
8 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.72%) WCF
8 2 (1.72%) XHTML
8 2 (1.72%) LINQ
9 1 (0.86%) jQuery
9 1 (0.86%) WPF
9 1 (0.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.76%) Java Card
2 9 (7.76%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.76%) User Experience
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) Equities
5 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.59%) Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) DTV
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.86%) iPhone
7 1 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.03%) Linux
3 6 (5.17%) Android
4 5 (4.31%) Windows
5 3 (2.59%) Debian
6 2 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.38%) Automated Testing
3 32 (27.59%) BDD
4 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
5 24 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (18.10%) Scrum
8 19 (16.38%) TDD
9 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
10 17 (14.66%) Manual Testing
11 16 (13.79%) Open Source
12 13 (11.21%) SDLC
13 12 (10.34%) Software Testing
14 11 (9.48%) Performance Testing
14 11 (9.48%) CRM
15 10 (8.62%) Test Management
15 10 (8.62%) Kanban
16 9 (7.76%) Functional Testing
16 9 (7.76%) API Testing
17 8 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.03%) Java
2 32 (27.59%) C#
3 26 (22.41%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.07%) Ruby
5 10 (8.62%) Groovy
6 7 (6.03%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) C++
7 6 (5.17%) VBScript
8 3 (2.59%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.72%) Scala
9 2 (1.72%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.86%) XPath
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) ISEB
2 8 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 8 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (47.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Puppet
1 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.17%) Ansible
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) WorldPay
3 6 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.72%) SAP
5 2 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.86%) Apple
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) Murex
6 1 (0.86%) Calypso
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