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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 135 156 158
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 142 179 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 1.73% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.97% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 133 162 186
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
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
5694 9072 11081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.67% 87.78% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5189 7751 9245
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 167 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (54.20%) QA
3 122 (46.56%) Selenium
4 120 (45.80%) Java
5 115 (43.89%) BDD
6 98 (37.40%) TDD
7 89 (33.97%) Ruby
8 86 (32.82%) C#
9 84 (32.06%) Finance
10 80 (30.53%) Python
11 76 (29.01%) Cucumber
12 71 (27.10%) WebDriver
13 64 (24.43%) Linux
14 62 (23.66%) DevOps
15 61 (23.28%) Amazon AWS
16 60 (22.90%) .NET
17 57 (21.76%) Software Engineering
18 51 (19.47%) Jenkins
18 51 (19.47%) SpecFlow
18 51 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (18.32%) Test Strategy
20 47 (17.94%) QA Automation
20 47 (17.94%) SQL
21 41 (15.65%) Red Hat
21 41 (15.65%) Ubuntu
21 41 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
21 41 (15.65%) Ansible
22 40 (15.27%) Puppet
22 40 (15.27%) Scrum
23 37 (14.12%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
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 7 (2.67%) Apache
2 5 (1.91%) Mule
2 5 (1.91%) Mule ESB
3 4 (1.53%) nginx
3 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (23.28%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.78%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.78%) Route 53
3 9 (3.44%) PaaS
4 8 (3.05%) GitHub
5 3 (1.15%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.67%) HTTP
2 4 (1.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.67%) Redis
3 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.15%) Big Data
4 3 (1.15%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.15%) SQLite
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.76%) HBase
5 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 122 (46.56%) Selenium
2 76 (29.01%) Cucumber
3 71 (27.10%) WebDriver
4 51 (19.47%) Jenkins
4 51 (19.47%) SpecFlow
5 19 (7.25%) SoapUI
6 18 (6.87%) TeamCity
7 17 (6.49%) JIRA
8 16 (6.11%) Jasmine
9 15 (5.73%) Git (software)
9 15 (5.73%) JBehave
9 15 (5.73%) JMeter
10 14 (5.34%) FitNesse
10 14 (5.34%) HP UFT
11 11 (4.20%) Maven
12 10 (3.82%) JUnit
12 10 (3.82%) WATIR
13 9 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.05%) NUnit
General
1 84 (32.06%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Banking
3 6 (2.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.91%) Automotive
4 5 (1.91%) Law
4 5 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.53%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) Music Industry
6 3 (1.15%) Publishing
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 83 (31.68%) Developer
2 56 (21.37%) Test Engineer
3 53 (20.23%) Developer in Test
4 41 (15.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (13.74%) Analyst
5 36 (13.74%) QA Engineer
6 30 (11.45%) QA Test Engineer
7 23 (8.78%) Test Analyst
8 20 (7.63%) C# Developer
9 19 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 19 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
10 18 (6.87%) .NET Developer
10 18 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (6.87%) Software Developer
11 17 (6.49%) Lead DevOps
11 17 (6.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 17 (6.49%) Senior Test Engineer
11 17 (6.49%) Test Manager
12 16 (6.11%) Senior DevOps
12 16 (6.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.90%) .NET
2 28 (10.69%) SOAP
3 27 (10.31%) REST
4 23 (8.78%) Gherkin
5 17 (6.49%) HTML
6 16 (6.11%) Web Services
7 13 (4.96%) CSS
8 12 (4.58%) CSS3
8 12 (4.58%) HTML5
9 11 (4.20%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.20%) XML
10 8 (3.05%) Behat
10 8 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (3.05%) JSON
11 7 (2.67%) Backbone.js
11 7 (2.67%) Node.js
11 7 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.29%) Ajax
12 6 (2.29%) Spring
13 5 (1.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.73%) Fintech
3 12 (4.58%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.44%) Blog
6 8 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.29%) iPad
8 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.91%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.91%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.91%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.91%) User Experience
9 4 (1.53%) Derivative
10 3 (1.15%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
10 3 (1.15%) Tandem
11 2 (0.76%) EMV
11 2 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.43%) Linux
2 41 (15.65%) Ubuntu
3 31 (11.83%) Unix
4 14 (5.34%) Windows
5 9 (3.44%) Solaris
6 6 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.15%) Android
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (43.89%) BDD
3 98 (37.40%) TDD
4 62 (23.66%) DevOps
5 57 (21.76%) Software Engineering
6 51 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (18.32%) Test Strategy
8 47 (17.94%) QA Automation
9 40 (15.27%) Scrum
10 37 (14.12%) Agile Testing
10 37 (14.12%) Automated Testing
11 35 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (12.98%) Automation Testing
13 31 (11.83%) Open Source
14 29 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (10.69%) Functional Testing
16 27 (10.31%) Test Scripting
16 27 (10.31%) Unit Testing
17 22 (8.40%) OOP
18 21 (8.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.80%) Java
2 89 (33.97%) Ruby
3 86 (32.82%) C#
4 80 (30.53%) Python
5 47 (17.94%) SQL
6 25 (9.54%) Scala
7 17 (6.49%) Clojure
7 17 (6.49%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.82%) Perl
9 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.91%) PHP
10 4 (1.53%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.53%) Groovy
10 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.76%) C++
12 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.76%) SOQL
12 2 (0.76%) SOSL
13 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (11.45%) ISEB
2 22 (8.40%) Degree
2 22 (8.40%) ISTQB
3 14 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (54.20%) QA
2 28 (10.69%) SDET
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (11.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (15.65%) Ansible
1 41 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (15.27%) Puppet
3 17 (6.49%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (15.65%) Red Hat
2 23 (8.78%) SaltStack
3 20 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.11%) HP
5 15 (5.73%) Oracle
6 9 (3.44%) SAP
7 5 (1.91%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.91%) Rally
8 4 (1.53%) Google
8 4 (1.53%) IBM
8 4 (1.53%) Twitter
8 4 (1.53%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.15%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.15%) Qualys
10 2 (0.76%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.76%) Teradata
11 1 (0.38%) Informatica
11 1 (0.38%) Siebel
11 1 (0.38%) Telerik
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
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Salary: £60,000 - £90,000
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