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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 209 214 244
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 28 42 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 77
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
4600 5977 9324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.83% 88.36% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4148 5293 8057
Median salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 81 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (79.80%) Selenium
3 60 (60.61%) Java
4 49 (49.49%) QA
5 40 (40.40%) Cucumber
6 35 (35.35%) Law
7 31 (31.31%) REST
8 29 (29.29%) Test Automation
9 26 (26.26%) BDD
10 25 (25.25%) C#
11 24 (24.24%) Finance
12 23 (23.23%) HTTP
13 22 (22.22%) Web Testing
14 21 (21.21%) Ajax
14 21 (21.21%) SOAP
15 20 (20.20%) MVC
16 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
17 17 (17.17%) SSL
17 17 (17.17%) Test Strategy
18 16 (16.16%) Gherkin
18 16 (16.16%) Spring
19 15 (15.15%) OO
19 15 (15.15%) SQL
19 15 (15.15%) Oracle
20 14 (14.14%) Oracle Database
20 14 (14.14%) SDLC
21 13 (13.13%) Spring MVC
22 12 (12.12%) TDD
22 12 (12.12%) CSS
22 12 (12.12%) HTML

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 9 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.23%) HTTP
2 17 (17.17%) SSL
3 6 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (79.80%) Selenium
2 40 (40.40%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 10 (10.10%) SoapUI
5 9 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 8 (8.08%) JIRA
6 8 (8.08%) NUnit
7 5 (5.05%) HP UFT
7 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.05%) JUnit
7 5 (5.05%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.05%) TestNG
8 4 (4.04%) Appium
8 4 (4.04%) Gatling
8 4 (4.04%) The Grinder
8 4 (4.04%) WATIR
9 3 (3.03%) Maven
10 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.02%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.02%) Selenium IDE
General
1 35 (35.35%) Law
2 24 (24.24%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.17%) Developer in Test
4 15 (15.15%) Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) QA Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 9 (9.09%) Tester
8 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Head of QA
9 5 (5.05%) Head of Testing
9 5 (5.05%) Junior
9 5 (5.05%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) REST
2 21 (21.21%) Ajax
2 21 (21.21%) SOAP
3 16 (16.16%) Gherkin
3 16 (16.16%) Spring
4 13 (13.13%) Spring MVC
5 12 (12.12%) CSS
5 12 (12.12%) HTML
6 10 (10.10%) .NET
7 9 (9.09%) Java EE
8 6 (6.06%) HTML5
9 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.05%) jQuery
10 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (4.04%) Guice
11 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.03%) RESTful
11 3 (3.03%) Web Services
12 1 (1.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Contract for Difference
4 5 (5.05%) Fintech
5 3 (3.03%) Blog
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Android
2 8 (8.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) Test Automation
3 26 (26.26%) BDD
4 22 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 20 (20.20%) MVC
6 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
7 17 (17.17%) Test Strategy
8 15 (15.15%) OO
9 14 (14.14%) SDLC
10 12 (12.12%) TDD
11 11 (11.11%) Defect Management
12 10 (10.10%) People Management
12 10 (10.10%) Performance Testing
12 10 (10.10%) SOA
13 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.09%) Microservices
14 8 (8.08%) Scrum
15 7 (7.07%) Automated Testing
15 7 (7.07%) Manual Testing
15 7 (7.07%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) Java
2 25 (25.25%) C#
3 15 (15.15%) SQL
4 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Python
7 4 (4.04%) VBScript
8 3 (3.03%) Ruby
8 3 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.01%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.06%) ISEB
2 6 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (49.49%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (2.02%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago