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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 148 161 160
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 90 99 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.47% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.66% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 155
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,050 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4602 5965 9310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.80% 88.28% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4149 5282 8043
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%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 102 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (52.27%) Selenium
3 88 (50.00%) QA
4 69 (39.20%) Java
5 63 (35.80%) BDD
6 57 (32.39%) Cucumber
7 45 (25.57%) SQL
8 43 (24.43%) Finance
9 39 (22.16%) Automated Testing
10 38 (21.59%) TDD
11 35 (19.89%) Python
12 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (18.75%) SOAP
14 32 (18.18%) Linux
14 32 (18.18%) WebDriver
15 29 (16.48%) Automation Testing
16 27 (15.34%) REST
16 27 (15.34%) C#
16 27 (15.34%) HP
17 26 (14.77%) XML
17 26 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
18 25 (14.20%) ISTQB
18 25 (14.20%) Oracle
18 25 (14.20%) Non-Functional Testing
18 25 (14.20%) Jenkins
19 24 (13.64%) SSL
19 24 (13.64%) Ajax
20 23 (13.07%) Software Testing
20 23 (13.07%) Ruby
20 23 (13.07%) ISEB

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 4 (2.27%) Confluence
2 2 (1.14%) Documentum
2 2 (1.14%) nginx
2 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Office
2 18 (10.23%) MS Project
2 18 (10.23%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.55%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.68%) SaaS
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Trello
4 2 (1.14%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.14%) Datadog
4 2 (1.14%) Heroku
4 2 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.64%) SSL
2 20 (11.36%) Broadband
3 17 (9.66%) HTTP
4 16 (9.09%) BGP
4 16 (9.09%) MPLS
5 12 (6.82%) DHCP
5 12 (6.82%) IPv6
5 12 (6.82%) L2TP
5 12 (6.82%) SNMP
5 12 (6.82%) TACACS
5 12 (6.82%) VPLS
6 5 (2.84%) FTP
7 2 (1.14%) Internet
7 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.23%) Oracle BI EE
1 18 (10.23%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.70%) DB2
3 3 (1.70%) MySQL
3 3 (1.70%) QlikView
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.14%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.14%) SQLite
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 92 (52.27%) Selenium
2 57 (32.39%) Cucumber
3 32 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 25 (14.20%) Jenkins
5 21 (11.93%) SpecFlow
6 14 (7.95%) Jasmine
7 13 (7.39%) Git (software)
7 13 (7.39%) JIRA
8 12 (6.82%) Maven
9 7 (3.98%) Gatling
9 7 (3.98%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.41%) FitNesse
10 6 (3.41%) Subversion
11 5 (2.84%) Ant
11 5 (2.84%) GoCD
11 5 (2.84%) The Grinder
12 4 (2.27%) Calabash
12 4 (2.27%) HP UFT
12 4 (2.27%) JUnit
12 4 (2.27%) Mocha
General
1 43 (24.43%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
3 7 (3.98%) Front Office
3 7 (3.98%) Law
4 5 (2.84%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) Back Office
5 3 (1.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.14%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 45 (25.57%) Developer
2 39 (22.16%) Test Engineer
3 27 (15.34%) Developer in Test
4 22 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 22 (12.50%) Tester
5 21 (11.93%) QA Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) Analyst
7 12 (6.82%) Automation Tester
7 12 (6.82%) Broadband Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) IP Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Software QA Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Lead Tester
10 9 (5.11%) Siebel Tester
11 8 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.75%) SOAP
2 27 (15.34%) REST
3 26 (14.77%) XML
4 24 (13.64%) Ajax
5 20 (11.36%) .NET
6 15 (8.52%) Web Services
7 14 (7.95%) HTML
8 10 (5.68%) Guice
9 8 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (4.55%) JMS
10 7 (3.98%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.84%) Cocoa
12 4 (2.27%) HTML5
12 4 (2.27%) Middleware
13 3 (1.70%) Core Animation
13 3 (1.70%) Rendezvous
13 3 (1.70%) RESTful
13 3 (1.70%) UIKit
14 2 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.80%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.68%) Derivative
4 9 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.98%) Equities
6 7 (3.98%) OTC Derivatives
7 6 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.27%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (2.27%) Fintech
9 3 (1.70%) Animation
9 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.14%) Social Media
10 2 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.18%) Linux
2 12 (6.82%) Unix
3 8 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.80%) BDD
3 39 (22.16%) Automated Testing
4 38 (21.59%) TDD
5 29 (16.48%) Automation Testing
6 26 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (14.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 23 (13.07%) OO
8 23 (13.07%) Software Testing
9 22 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 22 (12.50%) Test Management
10 21 (11.93%) DevOps
10 21 (11.93%) Scrum
10 21 (11.93%) Web Testing
11 20 (11.36%) Functional Testing
11 20 (11.36%) Regression Testing
12 19 (10.80%) Test Strategy
13 18 (10.23%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.20%) Java
2 45 (25.57%) SQL
3 35 (19.89%) Python
4 27 (15.34%) C#
5 23 (13.07%) Ruby
6 12 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.82%) Perl
7 11 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.68%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.84%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.84%) C++
9 5 (2.84%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.27%) Scala
10 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.70%) PHP
12 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.14%) VBScript
13 1 (0.57%) Clojure
13 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (14.20%) ISTQB
2 23 (13.07%) ISEB
3 6 (3.41%) Degree
4 5 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (50.00%) QA
2 15 (8.52%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (6.82%) Puppet
3 9 (5.11%) Ansible
4 8 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.41%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.70%) Nagios
7 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (15.34%) HP
2 25 (14.20%) Oracle
3 20 (11.36%) Nokia
4 18 (10.23%) Siebel
4 18 (10.23%) Sun
5 12 (6.82%) Cisco
5 12 (6.82%) Huawei
5 12 (6.82%) Juniper
6 11 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.70%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.70%) SAP
8 3 (1.70%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.14%) EMC
9 2 (1.14%) Google
9 2 (1.14%) New Relic
9 2 (1.14%) Pega
9 2 (1.14%) Qualys
9 2 (1.14%) SaltStack
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ThomsonKeene
Salary: competitive benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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GTA
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago