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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 233 283 261
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 83 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.41% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.50% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 77 49 69
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £66,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
9061 9820 9655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.02% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7742 8467 8800
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,637 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014, 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.

1 101 (63.52%) QA
2 97 (61.01%) Selenium
3 94 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (38.36%) C#
5 57 (35.85%) Test Automation
6 52 (32.70%) SQL
6 52 (32.70%) Finance
7 40 (25.16%) TDD
7 40 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (23.27%) WebDriver
9 36 (22.64%) Java
9 36 (22.64%) BDD
9 36 (22.64%) Test Strategy
10 35 (22.01%) TeamCity
11 34 (21.38%) Cucumber
12 32 (20.13%) HP Quality Center
12 32 (20.13%) Regression Testing
13 30 (18.87%) JIRA
14 29 (18.24%) Ruby
14 29 (18.24%) HP
15 28 (17.61%) Jenkins
16 27 (16.98%) .NET
17 26 (16.35%) Web Services
17 26 (16.35%) Degree
18 25 (15.72%) ISEB
19 24 (15.09%) SpecFlow
20 22 (13.84%) Test Scripting
20 22 (13.84%) Unit Testing
20 22 (13.84%) Linux
21 21 (13.21%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) Big Data
3 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.26%) MySQL
6 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) SSDT
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 97 (61.01%) Selenium
2 37 (23.27%) WebDriver
3 35 (22.01%) TeamCity
4 34 (21.38%) Cucumber
5 30 (18.87%) JIRA
6 28 (17.61%) Jenkins
7 24 (15.09%) SpecFlow
8 16 (10.06%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (8.81%) Visual Studio
10 12 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (6.92%) RSpec
12 10 (6.29%) Subversion
13 9 (5.66%) JMeter
13 9 (5.66%) NUnit
14 8 (5.03%) Bugzilla
15 6 (3.77%) MSTest
15 6 (3.77%) Appium
16 5 (3.14%) TestComplete
17 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
17 4 (2.52%) Calabash
General
1 52 (32.70%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Law
2 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.40%) Front Office
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Games
5 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (31.45%) Analyst
2 37 (23.27%) Test Analyst
3 24 (15.09%) Developer
3 24 (15.09%) QA Analyst
4 22 (13.84%) Test Engineer
5 20 (12.58%) Architect
6 18 (11.32%) Tester
7 16 (10.06%) Automation Engineer
8 15 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
8 15 (9.43%) QA Leader
9 10 (6.29%) Automation Analyst
10 9 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.40%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.40%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Technical Tester
11 7 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.98%) .NET
2 26 (16.35%) Web Services
3 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (8.81%) WCF
5 11 (6.92%) CSS
6 10 (6.29%) REST
6 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (5.03%) HTML
8 6 (3.77%) XML
9 5 (3.14%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (2.52%) XSLT
11 3 (1.89%) XHTML
11 3 (1.89%) Ajax
11 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.89%) jQuery
11 3 (1.89%) RESTful
11 3 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (1.26%) NEsper
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.40%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.14%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.14%) Open Source
5 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.89%) Physics
6 3 (1.89%) Economics
6 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.26%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Linux
2 19 (11.95%) UNIX
3 17 (10.69%) Windows
4 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.14%) Android
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.85%) Test Automation
3 40 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (25.16%) TDD
4 36 (22.64%) BDD
4 36 (22.64%) Test Strategy
5 32 (20.13%) Regression Testing
6 22 (13.84%) Test Scripting
6 22 (13.84%) Unit Testing
7 18 (11.32%) MVC
7 18 (11.32%) Scrum
8 16 (10.06%) Automated Testing
8 16 (10.06%) Manual Testing
9 12 (7.55%) Performance Testing
10 11 (6.92%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.29%) CRM
11 10 (6.29%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.66%) Volume Testing
12 9 (5.66%) User Stories
12 9 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.36%) C#
2 52 (32.70%) SQL
3 36 (22.64%) Java
4 29 (18.24%) Ruby
5 19 (11.95%) Perl
5 19 (11.95%) Python
6 18 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.55%) Tcl
7 12 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.14%) VBScript
8 5 (3.14%) VB
9 4 (2.52%) C++
10 3 (1.89%) PHP
10 3 (1.89%) Groovy
11 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (16.35%) Degree
2 25 (15.72%) ISEB
3 19 (11.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (63.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 32 (20.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) HP
2 20 (12.58%) Green Hat
3 14 (8.81%) Citrix
4 10 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.29%) Altiris
5 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.03%) Cerillion
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle
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