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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 251 214 278
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +64
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 52 117 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.93% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.12% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 45 106 50
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £34,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.03%
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
8932 10405 9598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.60% 82.92% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7514 8672 8352
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 (59.50%) Selenium
2 65 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (47.93%) QA
4 54 (44.63%) Java
5 45 (37.19%) Test Automation
6 42 (34.71%) WebDriver
6 42 (34.71%) BDD
6 42 (34.71%) SQL
7 39 (32.23%) C#
7 39 (32.23%) Cucumber
8 35 (28.93%) TDD
9 33 (27.27%) Finance
9 33 (27.27%) Automated Testing
10 28 (23.14%) Ruby
10 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
11 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (19.83%) Regression Testing
13 23 (19.01%) Scrum
14 21 (17.36%) Open Source
15 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
16 18 (14.88%) Android
17 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
18 16 (13.22%) Manual Testing
18 16 (13.22%) Apple iOS
18 16 (13.22%) Appium
19 15 (12.40%) Calabash
19 15 (12.40%) Banking
19 15 (12.40%) Linux
20 14 (11.57%) Windows
20 14 (11.57%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
1 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) DSL
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) MySQL
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.31%) Big Data
5 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.65%) SSDT
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.65%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (59.50%) Selenium
2 42 (34.71%) WebDriver
3 39 (32.23%) Cucumber
4 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
5 16 (13.22%) Appium
6 15 (12.40%) Calabash
7 14 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (11.57%) SpecFlow
7 14 (11.57%) TeamCity
7 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
7 14 (11.57%) JIRA
8 13 (10.74%) Maven
9 12 (9.92%) JUnit
10 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (7.44%) Hudson
11 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
12 6 (4.96%) RSpec
13 5 (4.13%) Rational Functional Tester
14 4 (3.31%) Android Studio
14 4 (3.31%) eggPlant
General
1 33 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Banking
3 12 (9.92%) Retail
4 8 (6.61%) Law
5 7 (5.79%) Games
6 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.48%) Front Office
8 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Analyst
2 30 (24.79%) Test Analyst
3 23 (19.01%) Tester
4 16 (13.22%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) QA Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Test Specialist
6 9 (7.44%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Automation Specialist
7 8 (6.61%) Test Automation Specialist
7 8 (6.61%) QA Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Web Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Web Test Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Junior
10 5 (4.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) .NET
2 12 (9.92%) HTML
3 10 (8.26%) Web Services
4 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.44%) CSS
4 9 (7.44%) Gherkin
5 8 (6.61%) WCF
5 8 (6.61%) XML
6 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.79%) REST
7 5 (4.13%) SOAP
8 4 (3.31%) RESTful
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (3.31%) JSON
8 4 (3.31%) XHTML
8 4 (3.31%) XSLT
9 3 (2.48%) JSP
9 3 (2.48%) Servlets
9 3 (2.48%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Open Source
2 14 (11.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.79%) User Experience
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) iPhone
4 6 (4.96%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.13%) Social Network
5 5 (4.13%) iPad
5 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Equities
7 3 (2.48%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.48%) Derivative
7 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.83%) Statistics
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Android
2 16 (13.22%) Apple iOS
3 15 (12.40%) Linux
4 14 (11.57%) Windows
5 7 (5.79%) UNIX
6 3 (2.48%) Debian
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) Test Automation
3 42 (34.71%) BDD
4 35 (28.93%) TDD
5 33 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
7 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (19.83%) Regression Testing
9 23 (19.01%) Scrum
10 16 (13.22%) Manual Testing
11 13 (10.74%) CRM
11 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.92%) OO
12 12 (9.92%) Unit Testing
13 11 (9.09%) Integration Testing
14 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (6.61%) Software Testing
15 8 (6.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.63%) Java
2 42 (34.71%) SQL
3 39 (32.23%) C#
4 28 (23.14%) Ruby
5 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.74%) Python
7 8 (6.61%) Groovy
8 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.13%) C++
9 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.13%) VBScript
10 3 (2.48%) C
10 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.65%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.65%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) ISEB
2 10 (8.26%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (47.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) WorldPay
3 7 (5.79%) HP
4 5 (4.13%) IBM
5 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.48%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.65%) Cerillion
7 1 (0.83%) Murex
7 1 (0.83%) Calypso
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) hybris
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Bonus and share scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago