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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
London / City of London
Rank 133 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 93 106 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 1.56% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.75% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 82 94 171
Median salary £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £76,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
4481 6070 8900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.73% 89.58% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 5389 7573
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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.

1 123 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (54.05%) Selenium
3 93 (50.27%) QA
4 82 (44.32%) SQL
5 77 (41.62%) Java
6 58 (31.35%) Finance
7 54 (29.19%) BDD
8 47 (25.41%) Automated Testing
9 45 (24.32%) TDD
10 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (22.16%) Cucumber
12 36 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (18.92%) XML
14 31 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (16.76%) Scrum
14 31 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
15 30 (16.22%) WebDriver
15 30 (16.22%) Software Testing
15 30 (16.22%) Regression Testing
16 29 (15.68%) JavaScript
17 28 (15.14%) ISTQB
17 28 (15.14%) Test Strategy
18 27 (14.59%) C#
19 26 (14.05%) SOAP
19 26 (14.05%) HP
19 26 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
20 25 (13.51%) Defect Management
20 25 (13.51%) Web Services
20 25 (13.51%) .NET

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 (2.16%) Jetty
2 3 (1.62%) Confluence
2 3 (1.62%) IIS
2 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.08%) Documentum
3 2 (1.08%) JBoss
3 2 (1.08%) nginx
3 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (10.81%) MS Office
1 20 (10.81%) MS Project
1 20 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (7.03%) SaaS
2 12 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.32%) TestFlight
4 3 (1.62%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.62%) Datadog
4 3 (1.62%) GitHub
4 3 (1.62%) Heroku
4 3 (1.62%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.62%) Trello
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Force.com
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) SSL
2 12 (6.49%) FTP
3 7 (3.78%) HTTP
4 5 (2.70%) BGP
4 5 (2.70%) Broadband
4 5 (2.70%) DHCP
4 5 (2.70%) IPv6
4 5 (2.70%) L2TP
4 5 (2.70%) MPLS
4 5 (2.70%) SNMP
4 5 (2.70%) TACACS
4 5 (2.70%) VPLS
5 4 (2.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.08%) Firewall
6 2 (1.08%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.89%) Relational Database
2 20 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.32%) MySQL
6 8 (4.32%) QlikView
6 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.70%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.70%) SQLite
9 4 (2.16%) Big Data
9 4 (2.16%) DB2
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 100 (54.05%) Selenium
2 41 (22.16%) Cucumber
3 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
4 30 (16.22%) WebDriver
5 24 (12.97%) Git (software)
6 21 (11.35%) Maven
7 18 (9.73%) Jasmine
8 17 (9.19%) JIRA
8 17 (9.19%) Subversion
9 16 (8.65%) Protractor
10 14 (7.57%) FitNesse
10 14 (7.57%) JUnit
11 12 (6.49%) Ant
12 11 (5.95%) TestNG
13 9 (4.86%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.78%) SoapUI
15 6 (3.24%) Gatling
15 6 (3.24%) GoCD
15 6 (3.24%) The Grinder
16 5 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 58 (31.35%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Front Office
3 7 (3.78%) Banking
4 6 (3.24%) Publishing
5 5 (2.70%) Games
6 4 (2.16%) Back Office
6 4 (2.16%) Law
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (24.86%) Developer
2 29 (15.68%) QA Engineer
3 28 (15.14%) Tester
4 25 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 21 (11.35%) Test Leader
6 17 (9.19%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.65%) Automation Tester
8 15 (8.11%) Analyst
9 13 (7.03%) Test Manager
10 12 (6.49%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.49%) Software QA Engineer
11 11 (5.95%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.86%) Developer in Test
13 9 (4.86%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.86%) Lead Tester
13 9 (4.86%) Siebel Tester
14 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Lead
14 8 (4.32%) Test Analyst
14 8 (4.32%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.92%) XML
2 26 (14.05%) SOAP
3 25 (13.51%) .NET
3 25 (13.51%) Web Services
4 24 (12.97%) HTML
4 24 (12.97%) REST
5 16 (8.65%) JMS
6 13 (7.03%) Ajax
7 12 (6.49%) CSS
7 12 (6.49%) Node.js
8 11 (5.95%) Guice
9 10 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.86%) HTML5
11 8 (4.32%) Cocoa
11 8 (4.32%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.24%) Drools
13 6 (3.24%) Gherkin
14 5 (2.70%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.27%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.95%) Derivative
5 10 (5.41%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.78%) Equities
8 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.70%) Fintech
9 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.16%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (2.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.62%) Animation
10 3 (1.62%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (1.62%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.62%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.08%) Clustering
11 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.08%) Xbox
12 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.27%) Linux
2 16 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.78%) Unix
4 6 (3.24%) Android
5 3 (1.62%) Debian
5 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.19%) BDD
3 47 (25.41%) Automated Testing
4 45 (24.32%) TDD
5 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (16.76%) Scrum
6 31 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (16.22%) Regression Testing
7 30 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 28 (15.14%) Test Strategy
9 25 (13.51%) Defect Management
10 23 (12.43%) Integration Testing
10 23 (12.43%) Test Management
11 22 (11.89%) DevOps
12 20 (10.81%) Automation Testing
12 20 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 19 (10.27%) CRM
14 18 (9.73%) OO
14 18 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.32%) SQL
2 77 (41.62%) Java
3 29 (15.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.59%) C#
5 22 (11.89%) Python
6 14 (7.57%) Ruby
7 10 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.32%) Apple Swift
8 8 (4.32%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.78%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.16%) C++
10 4 (2.16%) VBScript
11 2 (1.08%) Perl
11 2 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) Groovy
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (15.14%) ISTQB
2 24 (12.97%) ISEB
3 10 (5.41%) Degree
4 4 (2.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (50.27%) QA
2 6 (3.24%) SDET
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (8.11%) Puppet
3 10 (5.41%) Ansible
4 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.08%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (14.05%) HP
2 22 (11.89%) Oracle
3 20 (10.81%) Siebel
3 20 (10.81%) Sun
4 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.24%) Solace
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco
6 5 (2.70%) Huawei
6 5 (2.70%) Juniper
6 5 (2.70%) Nokia
6 5 (2.70%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.16%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.16%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.16%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.62%) New Relic
8 3 (1.62%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.08%) Adobe
9 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.08%) EMC
9 2 (1.08%) Google
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £100,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pen
Posted: 5 days ago