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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
London / City of London
Rank 139 154 139
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 98 98 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.53% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.73% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 183
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
4412 5676 8765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.78% 88.83% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3999 5086 7567
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 £38,259
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 114 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (51.96%) Selenium
3 90 (50.28%) QA
4 63 (35.20%) Java
5 61 (34.08%) SQL
6 56 (31.28%) BDD
7 48 (26.82%) Finance
8 47 (26.26%) Automated Testing
9 46 (25.70%) Cucumber
10 41 (22.91%) TDD
11 31 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (16.76%) WebDriver
12 30 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (16.20%) SOAP
13 29 (16.20%) Linux
13 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (15.64%) Software Testing
14 28 (15.64%) Python
15 26 (14.53%) HP
15 26 (14.53%) XML
15 26 (14.53%) Regression Testing
15 26 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
16 25 (13.97%) ISTQB
16 25 (13.97%) Scrum
16 25 (13.97%) REST
17 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
17 24 (13.41%) Defect Management
18 23 (12.85%) Non-Functional Testing
18 23 (12.85%) Automation 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 3 (1.68%) Confluence
1 3 (1.68%) Jetty
1 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.12%) Documentum
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) nginx
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.56%) JBoss
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (11.17%) MS Office
1 20 (11.17%) MS Project
1 20 (11.17%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.26%) SaaS
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.91%) TestFlight
4 3 (1.68%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.68%) Datadog
4 3 (1.68%) Heroku
4 3 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.68%) Trello
5 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Force.com
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.61%) SSL
2 15 (8.38%) Broadband
3 12 (6.70%) BGP
3 12 (6.70%) MPLS
4 11 (6.15%) HTTP
5 9 (5.03%) DHCP
5 9 (5.03%) IPv6
5 9 (5.03%) L2TP
5 9 (5.03%) SNMP
5 9 (5.03%) TACACS
5 9 (5.03%) VPLS
6 6 (3.35%) FTP
7 3 (1.68%) Internet
8 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.56%) Firewall
9 1 (0.56%) Network Security
9 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.17%) Oracle BI EE
1 20 (11.17%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.91%) QlikView
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.35%) MySQL
6 4 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.23%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.23%) DB2
6 4 (2.23%) SQLite
7 2 (1.12%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 93 (51.96%) Selenium
2 46 (25.70%) Cucumber
3 30 (16.76%) WebDriver
4 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
5 21 (11.73%) Git (software)
6 17 (9.50%) JIRA
7 15 (8.38%) Maven
8 14 (7.82%) Jasmine
8 14 (7.82%) SpecFlow
9 11 (6.15%) Subversion
10 8 (4.47%) FitNesse
11 7 (3.91%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.35%) Ant
12 6 (3.35%) Gatling
12 6 (3.35%) GoCD
12 6 (3.35%) The Grinder
13 5 (2.79%) Hudson
13 5 (2.79%) Protractor
13 5 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.23%) Mocha
General
1 48 (26.82%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Front Office
2 9 (5.03%) Law
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.35%) Publishing
5 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 5 (2.79%) Games
6 4 (2.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 47 (26.26%) Developer
2 33 (18.44%) Test Engineer
3 29 (16.20%) QA Engineer
4 26 (14.53%) Tester
5 23 (12.85%) Test Leader
6 17 (9.50%) Developer in Test
7 15 (8.38%) Analyst
7 15 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.82%) Automation Tester
9 12 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Software QA Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.59%) Test Analyst
12 9 (5.03%) Broadband Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) IP Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Lead Tester
12 9 (5.03%) QA Automation Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Siebel Tester
12 9 (5.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.20%) SOAP
2 26 (14.53%) XML
3 25 (13.97%) REST
4 18 (10.06%) Ajax
5 17 (9.50%) Web Services
6 16 (8.94%) .NET
6 16 (8.94%) HTML
7 11 (6.15%) Guice
8 10 (5.59%) JMS
9 9 (5.03%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.03%) HTML5
9 9 (5.03%) Node.js
10 8 (4.47%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (3.91%) Cocoa
11 7 (3.91%) Gherkin
12 6 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (2.79%) RESTful
14 4 (2.23%) Cocoa Touch
14 4 (2.23%) Middleware
14 4 (2.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.70%) Derivative
4 11 (6.15%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.59%) Fixed Income
5 10 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.91%) Equities
7 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.23%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (2.23%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.23%) Fintech
8 4 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (2.23%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.68%) Animation
10 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.12%) Social Media
10 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.12%) Xbox
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.20%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.15%) Unix
4 5 (2.79%) Android
4 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (31.28%) BDD
3 47 (26.26%) Automated Testing
4 41 (22.91%) TDD
5 30 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (15.64%) Software Testing
8 26 (14.53%) Regression Testing
9 25 (13.97%) Scrum
10 24 (13.41%) Defect Management
11 23 (12.85%) Automation Testing
11 23 (12.85%) Non-Functional Testing
12 22 (12.29%) OO
12 22 (12.29%) Test Management
12 22 (12.29%) Test Strategy
13 21 (11.73%) DevOps
14 18 (10.06%) CRM
14 18 (10.06%) QA Automation
15 16 (8.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.20%) Java
2 61 (34.08%) SQL
3 28 (15.64%) Python
4 23 (12.85%) C#
5 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.94%) Ruby
7 12 (6.70%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.70%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.91%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.91%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.91%) Perl
10 4 (2.23%) C++
10 4 (2.23%) VBScript
11 3 (1.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.97%) ISTQB
2 23 (12.85%) ISEB
3 8 (4.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (50.28%) QA
2 12 (6.70%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (8.94%) Puppet
3 11 (6.15%) Ansible
4 8 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (14.53%) HP
2 20 (11.17%) Oracle
2 20 (11.17%) Siebel
2 20 (11.17%) Sun
3 15 (8.38%) Nokia
4 10 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco
5 9 (5.03%) Huawei
5 9 (5.03%) Juniper
6 5 (2.79%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.23%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.23%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.23%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.68%) New Relic
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.12%) EMC
9 2 (1.12%) Google
9 2 (1.12%) Pega
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.12%) Typemock
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £62100 - £90000 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable, pension, Felxable-income
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
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