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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 184 246 270
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 68 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 65
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5513 8347 10164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.05% 87.42% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 7135 8423
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016, 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 85 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (71.19%) Selenium
3 69 (58.47%) Java
4 68 (57.63%) QA
5 45 (38.14%) Law
6 40 (33.90%) Cucumber
7 38 (32.20%) BDD
8 36 (30.51%) Test Automation
9 32 (27.12%) Test Strategy
9 32 (27.12%) Finance
10 31 (26.27%) E-Commerce
11 28 (23.73%) TDD
12 27 (22.88%) REST
13 26 (22.03%) WebDriver
13 26 (22.03%) SQL
14 24 (20.34%) SOAP
15 23 (19.49%) C#
15 23 (19.49%) SDLC
16 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
17 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (14.41%) Gherkin
18 17 (14.41%) MVC
19 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
20 15 (12.71%) JIRA
20 15 (12.71%) Ajax
20 15 (12.71%) ISTQB
20 15 (12.71%) Scrum
20 15 (12.71%) Oracle
21 14 (11.86%) Python
21 14 (11.86%) SoapUI

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 4 (3.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 2 (1.69%) Google Play
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) HTTP
2 11 (9.32%) SSL
3 2 (1.69%) Skype
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 84 (71.19%) Selenium
2 40 (33.90%) Cucumber
3 26 (22.03%) WebDriver
4 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.71%) JIRA
6 14 (11.86%) SoapUI
7 12 (10.17%) SpecFlow
8 8 (6.78%) JMeter
8 8 (6.78%) WATIR
9 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (4.24%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.24%) Maven
10 5 (4.24%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.39%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.39%) NUnit
12 3 (2.54%) Appium
12 3 (2.54%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.69%) Capybara
13 2 (1.69%) TestRail
General
1 45 (38.14%) Law
2 32 (27.12%) Finance
3 12 (10.17%) Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.24%) Retail
6 3 (2.54%) Advertising
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 3 (2.54%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Developer
2 21 (17.80%) Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Java Developer
4 16 (13.56%) Test Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) Developer in Test
6 12 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) QA Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) QA Leader
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Head of Testing
9 6 (5.08%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Ruby Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) REST
2 24 (20.34%) SOAP
3 17 (14.41%) Gherkin
4 15 (12.71%) Ajax
5 12 (10.17%) .NET
5 12 (10.17%) Spring
6 11 (9.32%) Spring MVC
7 10 (8.47%) Web Services
8 9 (7.63%) HTML
8 9 (7.63%) RESTful
9 8 (6.78%) CSS
10 7 (5.93%) Java EE
11 6 (5.08%) jQuery
12 5 (4.24%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.39%) JSON
14 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.54%) XML
15 2 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (5.93%) Fintech
3 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.24%) iPad
3 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.54%) Blog
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) PlayStation
5 2 (1.69%) Xbox
6 1 (0.85%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.20%) BDD
3 36 (30.51%) Test Automation
4 32 (27.12%) Test Strategy
5 31 (26.27%) E-Commerce
6 28 (23.73%) TDD
7 23 (19.49%) SDLC
8 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
9 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (14.41%) MVC
11 15 (12.71%) Scrum
12 14 (11.86%) Manual Testing
13 13 (11.02%) Defect Management
14 12 (10.17%) Functional Testing
14 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
14 12 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (10.17%) Web Testing
15 11 (9.32%) Automated Testing
15 11 (9.32%) OO
15 11 (9.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.47%) Java
2 26 (22.03%) SQL
3 23 (19.49%) C#
4 14 (11.86%) Python
5 11 (9.32%) Ruby
6 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) Groovy
8 3 (2.54%) Perl
8 3 (2.54%) VB
8 3 (2.54%) VBScript
9 2 (1.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) ISTQB
2 13 (11.02%) ISEB
3 6 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.24%) Degree
4 5 (4.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (57.63%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) SDET
3 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Oracle
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) Rally
2 5 (4.24%) SAP
3 3 (2.54%) Google
3 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Samsung
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