The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 147 167 221
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 210 164 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.69% 1.37% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.69% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 167 152 98
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10089 9677 10257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.38% 80.84% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8311 8455 9342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 195 (47.45%) Selenium
2 168 (40.88%) QA
3 151 (36.74%) Finance
4 149 (36.25%) Java
5 141 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (33.58%) TDD
7 120 (29.20%) BDD
8 101 (24.57%) WebDriver
8 101 (24.57%) Degree
9 99 (24.09%) SQL
10 85 (20.68%) Cucumber
11 84 (20.44%) C#
12 81 (19.71%) Web Services
13 78 (18.98%) Test Scripting
13 78 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (18.73%) QuickTest Pro
15 70 (17.03%) Test Strategy
16 69 (16.79%) Mobile App
16 69 (16.79%) Scrum
17 66 (16.06%) Banking
17 66 (16.06%) Automation Testing
18 62 (15.09%) Ruby
18 62 (15.09%) Linux
19 59 (14.36%) Perl
19 59 (14.36%) ISEB
19 59 (14.36%) JIRA
20 57 (13.87%) Jenkins
21 56 (13.63%) .NET
22 55 (13.38%) JUnit
23 54 (13.14%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.14%) Node.js
2 15 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.19%) Confluence
4 6 (1.46%) CMS
5 5 (1.22%) Documentum
6 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.73%) Apache
8 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.24%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (2.68%) MS Office
1 11 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.95%) SaaS
2 7 (1.70%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.24%) Route 53
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.06%) MPLS
1 29 (7.06%) BGP
2 28 (6.81%) Internet
3 12 (2.92%) Broadband
4 11 (2.68%) HTTP
5 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) LDAP
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DVB
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.16%) Big Data
5 11 (2.68%) MySQL
6 9 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.46%) DTS
7 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.97%) Redis
9 4 (0.97%) QlikView
10 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 195 (47.45%) Selenium
2 101 (24.57%) WebDriver
3 85 (20.68%) Cucumber
4 77 (18.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 59 (14.36%) JIRA
6 57 (13.87%) Jenkins
7 55 (13.38%) JUnit
8 45 (10.95%) Calabash
9 44 (10.71%) Hudson
10 41 (9.98%) JMeter
11 30 (7.30%) Subversion
12 29 (7.06%) JBehave
13 28 (6.81%) NUnit
13 28 (6.81%) Robotium
14 25 (6.08%) TeamCity
15 23 (5.60%) Bugzilla
16 21 (5.11%) Git (software)
17 18 (4.38%) TestComplete
17 18 (4.38%) WATIR
17 18 (4.38%) Maven
General
1 151 (36.74%) Finance
2 66 (16.06%) Banking
3 33 (8.03%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.08%) Retail
5 24 (5.84%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.43%) Games
7 8 (1.95%) Front Office
8 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.70%) Electronics
8 7 (1.70%) Legal
9 5 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.97%) Marketing
10 4 (0.97%) Advertising
10 4 (0.97%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (24.57%) Developer
2 72 (17.52%) Analyst
2 72 (17.52%) Test Engineer
3 49 (11.92%) Test Analyst
4 45 (10.95%) Tester
5 30 (7.30%) Automation Engineer
6 25 (6.08%) Automation Analyst
7 24 (5.84%) Consultant
7 24 (5.84%) QA Engineer
8 23 (5.60%) QA Analyst
9 22 (5.35%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (4.62%) iOS Developer
10 19 (4.62%) Mobile Developer
11 18 (4.38%) Network Engineer
12 17 (4.14%) Test Manager
13 16 (3.89%) Business Developer
13 16 (3.89%) QA Manager
13 16 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (3.89%) Automation Tester
14 15 (3.65%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (19.71%) Web Services
2 56 (13.63%) .NET
3 43 (10.46%) HTML
4 39 (9.49%) CSS
5 30 (7.30%) XML
6 28 (6.81%) RESTful
7 26 (6.33%) JSON
8 23 (5.60%) REST
9 22 (5.35%) jQuery
10 18 (4.38%) SOAP
11 16 (3.89%) Gherkin
12 15 (3.65%) HTML5 Canvas
13 14 (3.41%) HTML5
14 13 (3.16%) CSS3
14 13 (3.16%) ASP.NET
15 12 (2.92%) Ajax
16 10 (2.43%) AngularJS
17 9 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (1.95%) Backbone.js
19 7 (1.70%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.79%) Mobile App
2 31 (7.54%) Open Source
3 29 (7.06%) Mobile Banking
4 20 (4.87%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (4.14%) Visualisation
7 15 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.43%) Social Media
9 9 (2.19%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.95%) Derivative
10 8 (1.95%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.46%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.22%) Statistics
12 5 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.22%) Equities
13 4 (0.97%) iPad
13 4 (0.97%) Spread Betting
13 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.97%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.09%) Linux
2 54 (13.14%) UNIX
3 49 (11.92%) Android
4 46 (11.19%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.38%) Windows
6 2 (0.49%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (33.58%) TDD
3 120 (29.20%) BDD
4 78 (18.98%) Test Scripting
4 78 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (17.03%) Test Strategy
6 69 (16.79%) Scrum
7 66 (16.06%) Automation Testing
8 51 (12.41%) Automated Testing
9 50 (12.17%) Regression Testing
10 46 (11.19%) E-Commerce
11 45 (10.95%) Software Engineering
12 40 (9.73%) Performance Testing
13 34 (8.27%) OO
14 33 (8.03%) User Stories
15 31 (7.54%) Unit Testing
16 30 (7.30%) Software Testing
17 29 (7.06%) Integration Testing
18 27 (6.57%) Validation
19 26 (6.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (36.25%) Java
2 99 (24.09%) SQL
3 84 (20.44%) C#
4 62 (15.09%) Ruby
5 59 (14.36%) Perl
6 47 (11.44%) Python
7 39 (9.49%) JavaScript
8 31 (7.54%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.33%) PHP
10 24 (5.84%) VBScript
10 24 (5.84%) Groovy
11 22 (5.35%) Bash Shell
12 20 (4.87%) VB
13 18 (4.38%) Tcl
14 16 (3.89%) C++
15 7 (1.70%) Scala
16 4 (0.97%) Korn
17 3 (0.73%) XQuery
18 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 101 (24.57%) Degree
2 59 (14.36%) ISEB
3 19 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (4.14%) ISTQB
6 13 (3.16%) CCNP
7 11 (2.68%) CCIP
8 8 (1.95%) CISSP
8 8 (1.95%) CISM
9 6 (1.46%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCTS
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCSD
12 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (40.88%) QA
2 9 (2.19%) TickIT
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (12.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) Puppet
2 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) logstash
3 1 (0.24%) Kibana
3 1 (0.24%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (8.76%) HP
2 25 (6.08%) Cisco
3 20 (4.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.89%) Oracle
4 16 (3.89%) Business Objects
4 16 (3.89%) Teradata
5 14 (3.41%) Citrix
6 8 (1.95%) SAP
7 7 (1.70%) Adobe
8 6 (1.46%) Green Hat
8 6 (1.46%) Siebel
9 5 (1.22%) T-Plan
10 4 (0.97%) Tableau
11 3 (0.73%) Cognos
12 2 (0.49%) Telerik
13 1 (0.24%) Huawei
13 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
13 1 (0.24%) Akamai
13 1 (0.24%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.24%) Juniper
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago