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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 237 257 281
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 63 89 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.84% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 40
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 £35,100 £31,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
8767 10574 10104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.35% 83.95% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7516 8790 8739
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
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 7 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 7 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 83 (62.41%) Selenium
2 73 (54.89%) Java
3 66 (49.62%) QA
4 61 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (45.11%) Finance
6 53 (39.85%) Automated Testing
7 46 (34.59%) WebDriver
8 42 (31.58%) C#
9 36 (27.07%) SQL
10 33 (24.81%) Test Automation
10 33 (24.81%) Cucumber
10 33 (24.81%) BDD
11 27 (20.30%) Regression Testing
11 27 (20.30%) Test Scripting
12 25 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.80%) TDD
12 25 (18.80%) Scrum
13 22 (16.54%) Open Source
14 21 (15.79%) Manual Testing
14 21 (15.79%) HP UFT
15 19 (14.29%) Ruby
16 17 (12.78%) JIRA
17 16 (12.03%) ISEB
17 16 (12.03%) .NET
17 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
17 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
18 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
18 15 (11.28%) Maven
18 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
19 14 (10.53%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 7 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Office
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Summit
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) GSM
3 2 (1.50%) PSTN
3 2 (1.50%) DSL
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) MySQL
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.50%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (1.50%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (62.41%) Selenium
2 46 (34.59%) WebDriver
3 33 (24.81%) Cucumber
4 21 (15.79%) HP UFT
5 17 (12.78%) JIRA
6 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
7 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
7 15 (11.28%) Maven
8 14 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
9 13 (9.77%) JMeter
10 12 (9.02%) FitNesse
11 11 (8.27%) JUnit
11 11 (8.27%) Appium
12 10 (7.52%) WinRunner
12 10 (7.52%) SoapUI
13 9 (6.77%) Calabash
13 9 (6.77%) RSpec
13 9 (6.77%) LoadRunner
14 8 (6.02%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (45.11%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.77%) Games
4 8 (6.02%) Banking
4 8 (6.02%) Law
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
5 5 (3.76%) Advertising
6 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 30 (22.56%) Test Analyst
3 25 (18.80%) Test Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Tester
5 17 (12.78%) QA Engineer
6 16 (12.03%) QA Analyst
7 13 (9.77%) Automation Analyst
7 13 (9.77%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (9.02%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (7.52%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) Test Leader
10 8 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Senior QA Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) Automation Tester
12 6 (4.51%) Senior QA Engineer
13 5 (3.76%) Web Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) .NET
2 11 (8.27%) SOAP
3 10 (7.52%) Web Services
3 10 (7.52%) XML
3 10 (7.52%) HTML
4 8 (6.02%) Gherkin
5 7 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.26%) CSS
6 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.76%) JSON
7 5 (3.76%) WCF
7 5 (3.76%) XHTML
8 4 (3.01%) XSLT
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.01%) REST
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.26%) LINQ
9 3 (2.26%) RESTful
9 3 (2.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
1 9 (6.77%) User Experience
2 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.02%) Java Card
3 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) Equities
6 3 (2.26%) Derivative
6 3 (2.26%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.26%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.50%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.75%) Social Network
8 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.75%) iPhone
8 1 (0.75%) iPad
8 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.27%) Android
3 10 (7.52%) Windows
4 8 (6.02%) Linux
5 3 (2.26%) Debian
5 3 (2.26%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (39.85%) Automated Testing
3 33 (24.81%) Test Automation
3 33 (24.81%) BDD
4 27 (20.30%) Test Scripting
4 27 (20.30%) Regression Testing
5 25 (18.80%) Scrum
5 25 (18.80%) TDD
5 25 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (16.54%) Open Source
7 21 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 14 (10.53%) CRM
9 13 (9.77%) Software Testing
9 13 (9.77%) Test Management
9 13 (9.77%) SDLC
10 11 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (8.27%) Performance Testing
11 10 (7.52%) API Testing
11 10 (7.52%) Functional Testing
11 10 (7.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.89%) Java
2 42 (31.58%) C#
3 36 (27.07%) SQL
4 19 (14.29%) Ruby
5 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.52%) Groovy
7 9 (6.77%) Python
8 6 (4.51%) VBScript
8 6 (4.51%) C++
9 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.50%) C
11 2 (1.50%) Scala
11 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.75%) XPath
12 1 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) ISEB
2 11 (8.27%) ISTQB
2 11 (8.27%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (49.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Puppet
1 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (5.26%) Ansible
2 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle
2 11 (8.27%) WorldPay
3 6 (4.51%) IBM
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.01%) HP
6 2 (1.50%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.75%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Murex
7 1 (0.75%) Calypso
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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City, London
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Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Ferrari Healy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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