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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 261 266 270
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 70 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 59
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
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
9686 9797 10309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.29% 80.87% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8022 8634 9418
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 118 (60.82%) QA
2 102 (52.58%) Selenium
3 98 (50.52%) Finance
4 66 (34.02%) Test Automation
5 61 (31.44%) C#
6 51 (26.29%) SQL
7 49 (25.26%) Java
8 48 (24.74%) Regression Testing
9 46 (23.71%) Degree
10 42 (21.65%) BDD
11 41 (21.13%) .NET
12 38 (19.59%) QuickTest Pro
12 38 (19.59%) Cucumber
13 37 (19.07%) ISEB
13 37 (19.07%) Ruby
14 36 (18.56%) Test Strategy
15 35 (18.04%) TDD
15 35 (18.04%) WebDriver
16 32 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (15.98%) HP Quality Center
18 30 (15.46%) Test Scripting
19 29 (14.95%) Unit Testing
19 29 (14.95%) Python
20 28 (14.43%) HP
21 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
22 26 (13.40%) Automated Testing
23 25 (12.89%) Performance Testing
24 24 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
24 24 (12.37%) Scrum
25 23 (11.86%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) LAN
2 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.86%) Big Data
3 14 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.06%) DB2
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 102 (52.58%) Selenium
2 38 (19.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (19.59%) Cucumber
3 35 (18.04%) WebDriver
4 21 (10.82%) Jenkins
5 20 (10.31%) SpecFlow
6 16 (8.25%) Bugzilla
6 16 (8.25%) NUnit
7 15 (7.73%) JUnit
8 14 (7.22%) TestComplete
8 14 (7.22%) TeamCity
9 13 (6.70%) JIRA
10 12 (6.19%) Hudson
10 12 (6.19%) Calabash
11 8 (4.12%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.09%) Robotium
12 6 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.58%) SoapUI
13 5 (2.58%) FitNesse
14 4 (2.06%) Subversion
General
1 98 (50.52%) Finance
2 16 (8.25%) Banking
3 12 (6.19%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.64%) Law
5 6 (3.09%) Retail
6 4 (2.06%) Front Office
7 3 (1.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.03%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (40.72%) Analyst
2 53 (27.32%) Test Analyst
3 39 (20.10%) QA Analyst
4 36 (18.56%) Developer
5 29 (14.95%) Tester
6 16 (8.25%) Test Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Automation Tester
8 12 (6.19%) Automation Analyst
9 11 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 11 (5.67%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.15%) QA Leader
10 10 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.13%) .NET
2 20 (10.31%) Web Services
3 18 (9.28%) REST
4 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.73%) WCF
5 11 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (3.09%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.58%) Ajax
8 4 (2.06%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.06%) CSS
9 3 (1.55%) SOAP
9 3 (1.55%) XML
9 3 (1.55%) JSON
9 3 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.55%) jQuery
10 2 (1.03%) RESTful
10 2 (1.03%) NEsper
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.03%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.82%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.70%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (5.15%) Open Source
5 7 (3.61%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.58%) Physics
7 4 (2.06%) iPad
7 4 (2.06%) Spread Betting
7 4 (2.06%) iPhone
7 4 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.55%) Economics
8 3 (1.55%) AS400
9 2 (1.03%) Equities
9 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) UNIX
2 16 (8.25%) Linux
3 12 (6.19%) Android
3 12 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.12%) Windows
5 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.02%) Test Automation
2 48 (24.74%) Regression Testing
3 42 (21.65%) BDD
4 36 (18.56%) Test Strategy
5 35 (18.04%) TDD
6 32 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (15.46%) Test Scripting
8 29 (14.95%) Unit Testing
9 26 (13.40%) Automated Testing
10 25 (12.89%) Performance Testing
11 24 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (12.37%) Scrum
12 20 (10.31%) Manual Testing
13 19 (9.79%) MVC
14 18 (9.28%) SOA
15 16 (8.25%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.25%) Asset Management
15 16 (8.25%) Portfolio Management
15 16 (8.25%) User Stories
15 16 (8.25%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.44%) C#
2 51 (26.29%) SQL
3 49 (25.26%) Java
4 37 (19.07%) Ruby
5 29 (14.95%) Python
6 20 (10.31%) Perl
7 16 (8.25%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.25%) VBScript
8 15 (7.73%) VB
9 13 (6.70%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.67%) Tcl
11 7 (3.61%) Groovy
12 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.03%) PHP
14 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.52%) Scala
14 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.52%) Clojure
14 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (23.71%) Degree
2 37 (19.07%) ISEB
3 18 (9.28%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (60.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (15.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (14.43%) HP
2 15 (7.73%) Citrix
3 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.64%) Altiris
5 7 (3.61%) Green Hat
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle
7 2 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.03%) Informatica
7 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Omniture
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Hitwise
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £32000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago