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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 211 256 251
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 50 51 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.51% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.58% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 112
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +6.84%
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
5870 8781 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.18% 87.98% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5365 7458 9262
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 62 (62.63%) Selenium
2 61 (61.62%) QA
3 54 (54.55%) Java
4 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (35.35%) TDD
6 33 (33.33%) Finance
6 33 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 33 (33.33%) BDD
7 32 (32.32%) WebDriver
8 31 (31.31%) Test Scripting
9 30 (30.30%) Cucumber
10 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
11 20 (20.20%) Jenkins
11 20 (20.20%) Manual Testing
11 20 (20.20%) SQL
12 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
12 19 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
13 17 (17.17%) Law
14 16 (16.16%) ISEB
14 16 (16.16%) C#
14 16 (16.16%) JIRA
14 16 (16.16%) ISTQB
14 16 (16.16%) QA Automation
15 15 (15.15%) SDLC
15 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
15 15 (15.15%) Ruby
15 15 (15.15%) .NET
16 13 (13.13%) Scrum

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 2 (2.02%) Confluence
1 2 (2.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Google Play
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Big Data
2 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (62.63%) Selenium
2 32 (32.32%) WebDriver
3 30 (30.30%) Cucumber
4 20 (20.20%) Jenkins
5 16 (16.16%) JIRA
6 11 (11.11%) JMeter
6 11 (11.11%) Maven
7 9 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 9 (9.09%) HP UFT
7 9 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 9 (9.09%) WATIR
8 8 (8.08%) Gradle
8 8 (8.08%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.06%) JUnit
9 6 (6.06%) SpecFlow
10 5 (5.05%) Appium
11 3 (3.03%) TestNG
12 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.02%) Calabash
12 2 (2.02%) Robolectric
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Law
3 9 (9.09%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Advertising
4 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.04%) Retail
6 3 (3.03%) Marketing
7 2 (2.02%) Front Office
8 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.01%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Analyst
2 19 (19.19%) Test Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 17 (17.17%) Test Engineer
5 15 (15.15%) Senior Test Engineer
6 13 (13.13%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (13.13%) Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) QA Leader
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) QA Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (7.07%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (6.06%) QA Automation Engineer
12 6 (6.06%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
13 5 (5.05%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) SOAP
2 11 (11.11%) Web Services
3 10 (10.10%) RESTful
4 7 (7.07%) Gherkin
4 7 (7.07%) REST
5 6 (6.06%) Spring
6 4 (4.04%) HTML
6 4 (4.04%) JSON
7 2 (2.02%) Behat
7 2 (2.02%) Esper
7 2 (2.02%) HTML5
7 2 (2.02%) J2EE
7 2 (2.02%) JDBC
7 2 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.02%) XML
8 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.01%) CSS3
8 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.01%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Fintech
2 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.09%) iPad
4 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.05%) User Experience
7 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.04%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.02%) Physics
8 2 (2.02%) PlayStation
8 2 (2.02%) Xbox
9 1 (1.01%) mHealth
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Android
3 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) TDD
3 33 (33.33%) BDD
3 33 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 31 (31.31%) Test Scripting
5 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
6 20 (20.20%) Manual Testing
7 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
7 19 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
9 16 (16.16%) QA Automation
10 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
10 15 (15.15%) SDLC
11 13 (13.13%) API Testing
11 13 (13.13%) Functional Testing
11 13 (13.13%) Scrum
11 13 (13.13%) Unit Testing
12 11 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 11 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.55%) Java
2 20 (20.20%) SQL
3 16 (16.16%) C#
4 15 (15.15%) Ruby
5 10 (10.10%) Python
6 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.03%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) ISEB
1 16 (16.16%) ISTQB
2 11 (11.11%) Degree
3 9 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (61.62%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SDET
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Rally
1 9 (9.09%) SAP
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) WorldPay
3 4 (4.04%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.02%) Google
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle
5 2 (2.02%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, insurance
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago