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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
London / City of London
Rank 203 214 233
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.77% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.87% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 69
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
4350 5744 8741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.75% 88.86% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 5142 7545
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £86,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 71 (84.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (80.95%) Selenium
3 55 (65.48%) Java
4 40 (47.62%) QA
5 32 (38.10%) Cucumber
6 29 (34.52%) Law
7 25 (29.76%) REST
8 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
8 23 (27.38%) Finance
9 19 (22.62%) C#
10 17 (20.24%) MVC
10 17 (20.24%) HTTP
10 17 (20.24%) Web Testing
10 17 (20.24%) BDD
11 16 (19.05%) Spring
11 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
12 14 (16.67%) SOAP
12 14 (16.67%) Ajax
13 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
13 13 (15.48%) Spring MVC
13 13 (15.48%) HTML
13 13 (15.48%) Oracle
14 12 (14.29%) CSS
14 12 (14.29%) Mobile App
14 12 (14.29%) WebDriver
15 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
15 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
15 11 (13.10%) SQL
15 11 (13.10%) SSL
15 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) HTTP
2 11 (13.10%) SSL
3 6 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (80.95%) Selenium
2 32 (38.10%) Cucumber
3 12 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.90%) SoapUI
5 8 (9.52%) JIRA
6 7 (8.33%) NUnit
7 6 (7.14%) Gatling
7 6 (7.14%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.95%) HP UFT
8 5 (5.95%) JUnit
8 5 (5.95%) TestNG
8 5 (5.95%) The Grinder
8 5 (5.95%) WATIR
9 4 (4.76%) Appium
9 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.57%) TestComplete
11 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
General
1 29 (34.52%) Law
2 23 (27.38%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 14 (16.67%) Tester
4 11 (13.10%) Developer in Test
5 10 (11.90%) Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) QA Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Head of QA
9 5 (5.95%) Junior
9 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (5.95%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (5.95%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) REST
2 16 (19.05%) Spring
3 14 (16.67%) Ajax
3 14 (16.67%) SOAP
4 13 (15.48%) HTML
4 13 (15.48%) Spring MVC
5 12 (14.29%) CSS
6 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
7 9 (10.71%) Java EE
8 6 (7.14%) .NET
8 6 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (5.95%) Guice
9 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.95%) jQuery
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 3 (3.57%) Web Services
12 2 (2.38%) RESTful
12 2 (2.38%) XML
13 1 (1.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.14%) Contract for Difference
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Fintech
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Blog
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Android
2 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (84.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
3 17 (20.24%) BDD
3 17 (20.24%) MVC
3 17 (20.24%) Web Testing
4 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
6 10 (11.90%) Performance Testing
7 9 (10.71%) Defect Management
7 9 (10.71%) Microservices
7 9 (10.71%) OO
7 9 (10.71%) SDLC
7 9 (10.71%) SOA
8 8 (9.52%) Manual Testing
8 8 (9.52%) TDD
9 7 (8.33%) Scrum
10 6 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.76%) Ruby
8 3 (3.57%) VBScript
9 2 (2.38%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.14%) ISEB
3 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (47.62%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Tableau
4 2 (2.38%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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