The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 159 143 207
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +64
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 179 199 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 1.68% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.08% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 158 188 121
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,750 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Test Automation
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
9497 9559 10180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.05% 80.84% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7874 8424 9286
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the City of London region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 185 (45.57%) Selenium
2 161 (39.66%) QA
3 145 (35.71%) TDD
4 140 (34.48%) Finance
4 140 (34.48%) Java
5 133 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (28.57%) BDD
7 102 (25.12%) Degree
8 95 (23.40%) WebDriver
9 88 (21.67%) SQL
10 86 (21.18%) Cucumber
11 84 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (19.95%) Web Services
13 79 (19.46%) C#
14 76 (18.72%) Test Strategy
15 73 (17.98%) Mobile App
15 73 (17.98%) Test Scripting
16 68 (16.75%) Regression Testing
16 68 (16.75%) QuickTest Pro
17 65 (16.01%) Perl
17 65 (16.01%) Linux
17 65 (16.01%) Automation Testing
18 62 (15.27%) Jenkins
19 60 (14.78%) Banking
20 59 (14.53%) Scrum
21 58 (14.29%) JIRA
21 58 (14.29%) UNIX
22 57 (14.04%) ISEB
22 57 (14.04%) Ruby
23 56 (13.79%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.19%) Node.js
2 14 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.97%) Confluence
4 5 (1.23%) Documentum
4 5 (1.23%) CMS
5 4 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.74%) Apache
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.25%) WorkSite
Applications
1 14 (3.45%) MS Office
2 11 (2.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.97%) Basecamp
2 6 (1.48%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Route 53
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.39%) MPLS
1 30 (7.39%) BGP
2 24 (5.91%) Internet
3 17 (4.19%) HTTP
4 14 (3.45%) Broadband
5 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) SMS
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) DVB
6 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.71%) MySQL
5 10 (2.46%) Big Data
6 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.48%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (1.48%) DTS
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.99%) QlikView
9 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.74%) Redis
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 185 (45.57%) Selenium
2 95 (23.40%) WebDriver
3 86 (21.18%) Cucumber
4 68 (16.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 62 (15.27%) Jenkins
6 58 (14.29%) JIRA
7 47 (11.58%) JUnit
8 43 (10.59%) Hudson
9 40 (9.85%) JMeter
10 34 (8.37%) Calabash
11 31 (7.64%) Subversion
12 24 (5.91%) TeamCity
12 24 (5.91%) Git (software)
13 23 (5.67%) NUnit
14 22 (5.42%) Robotium
14 22 (5.42%) JBehave
15 19 (4.68%) Bugzilla
16 18 (4.43%) Maven
17 17 (4.19%) WATIR
18 15 (3.69%) SoapUI
General
1 140 (34.48%) Finance
2 60 (14.78%) Banking
3 34 (8.37%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.91%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.93%) Retail
6 10 (2.46%) Games
7 8 (1.97%) Electronics
8 7 (1.72%) Front Office
8 7 (1.72%) Legal
9 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.99%) Advertising
9 4 (0.99%) Back Office
9 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (24.63%) Developer
2 79 (19.46%) Test Engineer
3 67 (16.50%) Analyst
4 46 (11.33%) Test Analyst
5 42 (10.34%) Tester
6 39 (9.61%) Automation Engineer
7 25 (6.16%) Consultant
8 23 (5.67%) Mobile Developer
9 22 (5.42%) iOS Developer
9 22 (5.42%) Automation Analyst
10 21 (5.17%) QA Engineer
11 20 (4.93%) QA Manager
11 20 (4.93%) QA Analyst
11 20 (4.93%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (4.68%) Test Automation Engineer
13 17 (4.19%) Network Engineer
14 16 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (3.94%) Technical Tester
14 16 (3.94%) Business Developer
14 16 (3.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (19.95%) Web Services
2 49 (12.07%) .NET
3 41 (10.10%) HTML
3 41 (10.10%) RESTful
4 37 (9.11%) CSS
5 28 (6.90%) XML
6 26 (6.40%) JSON
7 22 (5.42%) jQuery
8 20 (4.93%) REST
9 17 (4.19%) SOAP
10 15 (3.69%) HTML5 Canvas
11 14 (3.45%) HTML5
11 14 (3.45%) Gherkin
12 13 (3.20%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.20%) CSS3
13 12 (2.96%) Ajax
14 10 (2.46%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.97%) Backbone.js
15 8 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (1.97%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.98%) Mobile App
2 29 (7.14%) Open Source
3 27 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.42%) Mobile Banking
5 18 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (4.43%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.22%) Video on Demand
7 9 (2.22%) Social Media
8 8 (1.97%) Statistics
8 8 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.72%) Derivative
10 6 (1.48%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.48%) Spread Betting
11 5 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.23%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.99%) Physics
12 4 (0.99%) iPad
12 4 (0.99%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.01%) Linux
2 58 (14.29%) UNIX
3 45 (11.08%) Android
4 44 (10.84%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.96%) Windows
6 1 (0.25%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (35.71%) TDD
2 133 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (28.57%) BDD
4 84 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (18.72%) Test Strategy
6 73 (17.98%) Test Scripting
7 68 (16.75%) Regression Testing
8 65 (16.01%) Automation Testing
9 59 (14.53%) Scrum
10 56 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 56 (13.79%) E-Commerce
11 49 (12.07%) Automated Testing
12 37 (9.11%) Performance Testing
13 32 (7.88%) OO
14 29 (7.14%) Validation
14 29 (7.14%) User Stories
15 28 (6.90%) Integration Testing
15 28 (6.90%) Manual Testing
16 27 (6.65%) Software Testing
17 25 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (34.48%) Java
2 88 (21.67%) SQL
3 79 (19.46%) C#
4 65 (16.01%) Perl
5 57 (14.04%) Ruby
6 42 (10.34%) Python
7 36 (8.87%) JavaScript
8 35 (8.62%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.40%) Groovy
10 25 (6.16%) Tcl
10 25 (6.16%) Bash Shell
11 24 (5.91%) PHP
12 17 (4.19%) VBScript
13 16 (3.94%) VB
14 13 (3.20%) C++
15 10 (2.46%) Scala
16 4 (0.99%) Korn
17 3 (0.74%) XQuery
18 2 (0.49%) Erlang
18 2 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (25.12%) Degree
2 57 (14.04%) ISEB
3 21 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.19%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.69%) CCNP
6 14 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (3.20%) CCIP
8 8 (1.97%) CISM
8 8 (1.97%) CISSP
9 7 (1.72%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.25%) MCSD
12 1 (0.25%) MCSE
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.25%) MCTS
12 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (39.66%) QA
2 9 (2.22%) TickIT
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Section 508
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (11.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.25%) Kibana
3 1 (0.25%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) logstash
3 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (8.13%) HP
2 26 (6.40%) Cisco
3 18 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.94%) Teradata
4 16 (3.94%) Business Objects
5 14 (3.45%) Oracle
6 13 (3.20%) Citrix
7 9 (2.22%) Green Hat
8 8 (1.97%) Adobe
8 8 (1.97%) SAP
9 6 (1.48%) Siebel
10 5 (1.23%) T-Plan
11 4 (0.99%) Tableau
12 3 (0.74%) Cognos
13 2 (0.49%) Telerik
14 1 (0.25%) Sybase
14 1 (0.25%) JBoss
14 1 (0.25%) IBM
14 1 (0.25%) Charles River
14 1 (0.25%) Algorithmics
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QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
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Mendeley
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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