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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 160 121 170
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +49
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 98 224 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 2.31% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.65% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 91 208 158
Median salary £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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
5513 8456 10018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.37% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5034 7237 8310
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 153 (61.69%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (50.81%) QA
3 120 (48.39%) Selenium
4 110 (44.35%) BDD
5 106 (42.74%) Java
6 97 (39.11%) TDD
7 85 (34.27%) Python
8 82 (33.06%) Ruby
9 79 (31.85%) C#
10 76 (30.65%) Linux
11 72 (29.03%) WebDriver
11 72 (29.03%) Cucumber
12 64 (25.81%) Finance
12 64 (25.81%) DevOps
13 55 (22.18%) Amazon AWS
14 53 (21.37%) .NET
15 51 (20.56%) Software Engineering
16 50 (20.16%) SpecFlow
17 45 (18.15%) Jenkins
18 42 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
18 42 (16.94%) Agile Testing
18 42 (16.94%) Puppet
18 42 (16.94%) Ansible
18 42 (16.94%) Ubuntu
18 42 (16.94%) Red Hat
18 42 (16.94%) Scrum
19 41 (16.53%) QA Automation
20 35 (14.11%) Automation Testing
21 34 (13.71%) Automated Testing
22 33 (13.31%) Test Strategy

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 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.81%) Apache
2 2 (0.81%) Mule
2 2 (0.81%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
2 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (22.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (8.47%) Route 53
3 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.63%) PaaS
5 3 (1.21%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) Broadband
2 14 (5.65%) SSL
3 13 (5.24%) BGP
3 13 (5.24%) MPLS
4 12 (4.84%) HTTP
5 9 (3.63%) DHCP
5 9 (3.63%) IPv6
5 9 (3.63%) L2TP
5 9 (3.63%) SNMP
5 9 (3.63%) TACACS
5 9 (3.63%) VPLS
6 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.21%) CouchDB
3 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.21%) MySQL
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.21%) SQLite
4 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 120 (48.39%) Selenium
2 72 (29.03%) Cucumber
2 72 (29.03%) WebDriver
3 50 (20.16%) SpecFlow
4 45 (18.15%) Jenkins
5 24 (9.68%) Jasmine
6 15 (6.05%) SoapUI
6 15 (6.05%) TeamCity
7 14 (5.65%) JMeter
8 13 (5.24%) JIRA
9 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
10 10 (4.03%) FitNesse
11 9 (3.63%) HP UFT
11 9 (3.63%) JBehave
11 9 (3.63%) WATIR
12 8 (3.23%) NUnit
12 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.42%) JUnit
14 5 (2.02%) Mercurial
14 5 (2.02%) WatiN
General
1 64 (25.81%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.44%) Law
4 9 (3.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.21%) Front Office
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.21%) Publishing
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Games
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (31.05%) Developer
2 70 (28.23%) Test Engineer
3 61 (24.60%) Developer in Test
4 42 (16.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (12.10%) QA Engineer
6 29 (11.69%) Analyst
7 27 (10.89%) QA Test Engineer
8 23 (9.27%) C# Developer
9 22 (8.87%) .NET Developer
9 22 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (8.47%) Lead DevOps
10 21 (8.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 20 (8.06%) Software Developer
12 17 (6.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 17 (6.85%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (6.85%) Test Analyst
12 17 (6.85%) Test Automation Engineer
13 16 (6.45%) Test Leader
14 13 (5.24%) Senior Test Engineer
14 13 (5.24%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.37%) .NET
2 32 (12.90%) SOAP
3 26 (10.48%) REST
4 16 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 16 (6.45%) Web Services
5 14 (5.65%) Ajax
6 10 (4.03%) XML
7 9 (3.63%) HTML
8 7 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.02%) JSON
9 5 (2.02%) RESTful
10 4 (1.61%) Apache CXF
10 4 (1.61%) Spring
10 4 (1.61%) XBRL
11 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.21%) Behat
11 3 (1.21%) CSS
11 3 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.81%) Apache Camel
12 2 (0.81%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (3.63%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.42%) OTC Derivatives
5 5 (2.02%) iPad
5 5 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.02%) Social Media
6 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.61%) Derivative
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.61%) Fintech
6 4 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.21%) Contract for Difference
7 3 (1.21%) Equities
7 3 (1.21%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.21%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.21%) Tandem
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.65%) Linux
2 42 (16.94%) Ubuntu
3 22 (8.87%) Unix
4 6 (2.42%) Solaris
5 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (61.69%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (44.35%) BDD
3 97 (39.11%) TDD
4 64 (25.81%) DevOps
5 51 (20.56%) Software Engineering
6 42 (16.94%) Agile Testing
6 42 (16.94%) Scrum
7 41 (16.53%) QA Automation
8 35 (14.11%) Automation Testing
9 34 (13.71%) Automated Testing
10 33 (13.31%) Exploratory Testing
10 33 (13.31%) Test Strategy
11 31 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (10.08%) Functional Testing
14 23 (9.27%) Kanban
15 22 (8.87%) Non-Functional Testing
16 21 (8.47%) Open Source
16 21 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (7.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (42.74%) Java
2 85 (34.27%) Python
3 82 (33.06%) Ruby
4 79 (31.85%) C#
5 29 (11.69%) SQL
6 21 (8.47%) Scala
7 17 (6.85%) Clojure
8 15 (6.05%) Perl
9 11 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.03%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.02%) PHP
13 4 (1.61%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.21%) C++
14 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.40%) Groovy
15 1 (0.40%) SOQL
15 1 (0.40%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) ISEB
2 17 (6.85%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.44%) Degree
4 8 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (50.81%) QA
2 27 (10.89%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) EMIR
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (10.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (16.94%) Ansible
1 42 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (16.94%) Puppet
2 21 (8.47%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.42%) Nagios
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (16.94%) Red Hat
2 21 (8.47%) SaltStack
3 17 (6.85%) Nokia
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.65%) Oracle
6 12 (4.84%) HP
7 9 (3.63%) Cisco
7 9 (3.63%) Huawei
7 9 (3.63%) Juniper
8 8 (3.23%) SAP
9 4 (1.61%) Rally
10 3 (1.21%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.21%) Qualys
11 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.40%) IBM
12 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.40%) Telerik
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + GAIN mobile testing
Posted: 12 days ago
City of Westminster
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 19 days ago