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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 236 257 268
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 55 68 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 55
Average salary £47,813 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £67,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
8013 9614 9759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.72% 82.99% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6859 7998 8571
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 75 (69.44%) Selenium
2 61 (56.48%) Finance
3 56 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (50.00%) Java
5 49 (45.37%) QA
6 38 (35.19%) Automated Testing
7 34 (31.48%) WebDriver
8 32 (29.63%) C#
9 31 (28.70%) BDD
10 29 (26.85%) Cucumber
11 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 23 (21.30%) Scrum
13 22 (20.37%) SQL
13 22 (20.37%) JIRA
14 21 (19.44%) Test Scripting
14 21 (19.44%) Telecoms
15 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (16.67%) SDLC
16 18 (16.67%) TDD
16 18 (16.67%) Regression Testing
17 14 (12.96%) HP UFT
18 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
18 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (12.04%) Manual Testing
18 13 (12.04%) Performance Testing
18 13 (12.04%) JMeter
19 12 (11.11%) .NET
19 12 (11.11%) Oracle
19 12 (11.11%) Software Testing
19 12 (11.11%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) GSM
1 2 (1.85%) PSTN
1 2 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) MPLS
2 1 (0.93%) DSL
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (69.44%) Selenium
2 34 (31.48%) WebDriver
3 29 (26.85%) Cucumber
4 22 (20.37%) JIRA
5 14 (12.96%) HP UFT
6 13 (12.04%) JMeter
6 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
6 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (11.11%) FitNesse
8 11 (10.19%) Maven
8 11 (10.19%) Jenkins
9 10 (9.26%) WinRunner
10 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 9 (8.33%) Bugzilla
10 9 (8.33%) LoadRunner
10 9 (8.33%) RSpec
11 8 (7.41%) SoapUI
12 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
13 6 (5.56%) Subversion
14 5 (4.63%) Hudson
General
1 61 (56.48%) Finance
2 21 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Law
4 6 (5.56%) Games
5 4 (3.70%) Retail
6 3 (2.78%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.78%) Electronics
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) Advertising
7 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (37.96%) Analyst
2 29 (26.85%) Test Analyst
3 21 (19.44%) Test Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) QA Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) Automation Analyst
6 13 (12.04%) Test Leader
6 13 (12.04%) Tester
7 12 (11.11%) QA Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) Senior Test Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
10 9 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) Automation Tester
11 7 (6.48%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) Test Automation Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Senior QA Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
3 9 (8.33%) SOAP
4 8 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.70%) Web Services
5 4 (3.70%) XML
5 4 (3.70%) JSON
6 3 (2.78%) REST
7 2 (1.85%) HTML
7 2 (1.85%) WPF
7 2 (1.85%) RESTful
8 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.93%) LINQ
8 1 (0.93%) jQuery
8 1 (0.93%) PowerMock
8 1 (0.93%) WCF
8 1 (0.93%) CSS
8 1 (0.93%) XSL
8 1 (0.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 9 (8.33%) Java Card
2 6 (5.56%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.70%) Equities
5 3 (2.78%) Derivative
5 3 (2.78%) DTV
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.19%) Automated Testing
3 31 (28.70%) BDD
4 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 23 (21.30%) Scrum
6 21 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.67%) TDD
8 18 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 18 (16.67%) SDLC
9 13 (12.04%) Manual Testing
9 13 (12.04%) Performance Testing
10 12 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Open Source
12 10 (9.26%) Test Management
13 9 (8.33%) Kanban
13 9 (8.33%) API Testing
14 8 (7.41%) System Testing
15 7 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.00%) Java
2 32 (29.63%) C#
3 22 (20.37%) SQL
4 10 (9.26%) Ruby
5 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.41%) Groovy
7 6 (5.56%) Python
8 4 (3.70%) C++
8 4 (3.70%) VBScript
9 2 (1.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.93%) XPath
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) ISEB
2 8 (7.41%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (45.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Puppet
1 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) WorldPay
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) GoldenSource
5 3 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Murex
7 1 (0.93%) Calypso
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