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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
London / City of London
Rank 207 200 255
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +55
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.81% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.91% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 60
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,098 £40,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
4481 6070 8900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.73% 89.58% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 5389 7573
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (68.85%) Selenium
3 35 (57.38%) Java
4 27 (44.26%) QA
5 21 (34.43%) Finance
6 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
7 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
8 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
9 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
9 13 (21.31%) Web Testing
9 13 (21.31%) C#
9 13 (21.31%) HTTP
10 12 (19.67%) Law
10 12 (19.67%) BDD
10 12 (19.67%) Mobile App
11 11 (18.03%) REST
12 10 (16.39%) Android
13 8 (13.11%) ISEB
13 8 (13.11%) HTML
13 8 (13.11%) SQL
13 8 (13.11%) SOAP
13 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
13 8 (13.11%) Ajax
13 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
14 7 (11.48%) JIRA
14 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
14 7 (11.48%) SSL
14 7 (11.48%) CSS
14 7 (11.48%) TDD

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 6 (9.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) HTTP
2 7 (11.48%) SSL
3 6 (9.84%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (68.85%) Selenium
2 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
3 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.48%) JIRA
5 6 (9.84%) Gatling
5 6 (9.84%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.20%) JUnit
6 5 (8.20%) TestNG
6 5 (8.20%) The Grinder
7 4 (6.56%) Appium
7 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
7 4 (6.56%) NUnit
7 4 (6.56%) TestComplete
7 4 (6.56%) WATIR
8 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.28%) Maven
9 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Law
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Automation Tester
1 16 (26.23%) Tester
2 15 (24.59%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Test Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Developer in Test
6 7 (11.48%) QA Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 7 (11.48%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.92%) Junior
10 3 (4.92%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) REST
2 8 (13.11%) Ajax
2 8 (13.11%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) SOAP
3 7 (11.48%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) HTML5
4 6 (9.84%) Spring
5 5 (8.20%) Guice
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.92%) Java EE
7 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.92%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (1.64%) J2EE
9 1 (1.64%) JSON
9 1 (1.64%) RESTful
9 1 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Contract for Difference
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Android
2 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
3 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
4 13 (21.31%) Web Testing
5 12 (19.67%) BDD
6 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Defect Management
7 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
8 6 (9.84%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Scrum
9 5 (8.20%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.56%) MVC
10 4 (6.56%) OO
10 4 (6.56%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.56%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) C#
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) ISEB
1 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (44.26%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Tableau
2 3 (4.92%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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Posted: Yesterday
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