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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 256 224 294
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +70
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 52 120 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.93% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.11% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 113 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,500 £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
8684 10771 9646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.30% 83.60% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7388 9004 8288
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 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 3 June 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 69 (58.97%) Selenium
2 61 (52.14%) Java
3 58 (49.57%) QA
4 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (38.46%) Finance
6 40 (34.19%) Automated Testing
7 39 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 38 (32.48%) C#
9 37 (31.62%) SQL
10 36 (30.77%) Test Automation
11 34 (29.06%) Cucumber
12 33 (28.21%) BDD
13 28 (23.93%) Regression Testing
14 26 (22.22%) Test Scripting
15 25 (21.37%) TDD
16 24 (20.51%) Scrum
17 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (19.66%) Ruby
18 21 (17.95%) Open Source
19 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
19 17 (14.53%) Manual Testing
20 16 (13.68%) Maven
20 16 (13.68%) QuickTest Pro
20 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
21 15 (12.82%) Oracle
21 15 (12.82%) ISEB
22 14 (11.97%) Python
22 14 (11.97%) MySQL
22 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
22 14 (11.97%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 6 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.71%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) JBoss
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) DNS
3 2 (1.71%) DSL
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.71%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (58.97%) Selenium
2 39 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 34 (29.06%) Cucumber
4 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
5 16 (13.68%) Maven
5 16 (13.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
6 14 (11.97%) Appium
7 13 (11.11%) Calabash
7 13 (11.11%) JIRA
8 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (8.55%) TeamCity
8 10 (8.55%) Hudson
8 10 (8.55%) JUnit
9 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 7 (5.98%) RSpec
10 7 (5.98%) SpecFlow
10 7 (5.98%) FitNesse
11 6 (5.13%) JMeter
12 5 (4.27%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 8 (6.84%) Games
4 8 (6.84%) Law
5 5 (4.27%) Advertising
5 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.56%) Front Office
8 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) Analyst
2 31 (26.50%) Test Analyst
3 22 (18.80%) Tester
4 18 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) QA Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) QA Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Automation Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Automation Specialist
8 8 (6.84%) Test Automation Specialist
8 8 (6.84%) Test Specialist
9 7 (5.98%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.13%) Web Test Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Web Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Junior
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) .NET
2 10 (8.55%) HTML
3 9 (7.69%) XML
4 8 (6.84%) Gherkin
4 8 (6.84%) Web Services
5 7 (5.98%) CSS
6 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.27%) SOAP
7 5 (4.27%) XHTML
7 5 (4.27%) WCF
8 4 (3.42%) JSON
8 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.42%) XSLT
9 3 (2.56%) JSP
9 3 (2.56%) Servlets
9 3 (2.56%) RESTful
9 3 (2.56%) REST
9 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.98%) User Experience
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.27%) Equities
4 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.42%) Java Card
5 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.56%) Derivative
7 2 (1.71%) iPhone
7 2 (1.71%) Social Network
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.71%) iPad
7 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.11%) Android
3 12 (10.26%) Linux
4 10 (8.55%) Windows
5 7 (5.98%) UNIX
6 3 (2.56%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.19%) Automated Testing
3 36 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 33 (28.21%) BDD
5 28 (23.93%) Regression Testing
6 26 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 25 (21.37%) TDD
8 24 (20.51%) Scrum
9 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (17.95%) Open Source
11 17 (14.53%) Manual Testing
12 13 (11.11%) CRM
13 11 (9.40%) Integration Testing
14 10 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.55%) Software Testing
14 10 (8.55%) OO
14 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
14 10 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (7.69%) SDLC
15 9 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.14%) Java
2 38 (32.48%) C#
3 37 (31.62%) SQL
4 23 (19.66%) Ruby
5 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.97%) Python
7 9 (7.69%) Groovy
8 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.27%) VBScript
8 5 (4.27%) C++
8 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.71%) Scala
10 2 (1.71%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) C
10 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) ISEB
2 10 (8.55%) Degree
3 9 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (49.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.13%) Ansible
1 6 (5.13%) Puppet
2 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) WorldPay
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.27%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Murex
6 1 (0.85%) Calypso
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago