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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 144 160 225
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +65
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 208 171 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.43% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.77% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 169 159 99
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 £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
10075 9670 10211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.48% 80.83% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8289 8459 9297
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
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 30 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 30 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.

1 193 (46.96%) Selenium
2 166 (40.39%) QA
3 149 (36.25%) Java
4 148 (36.01%) Finance
5 139 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (33.58%) TDD
7 122 (29.68%) BDD
8 101 (24.57%) Degree
9 100 (24.33%) WebDriver
10 98 (23.84%) SQL
11 88 (21.41%) Cucumber
12 87 (21.17%) C#
13 81 (19.71%) Web Services
14 79 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
15 78 (18.98%) Test Scripting
16 75 (18.25%) QuickTest Pro
17 70 (17.03%) Mobile App
18 68 (16.55%) Scrum
19 67 (16.30%) Test Strategy
20 66 (16.06%) Automation Testing
20 66 (16.06%) Banking
21 63 (15.33%) Ruby
22 62 (15.09%) Linux
23 61 (14.84%) Perl
24 58 (14.11%) ISEB
24 58 (14.11%) JIRA
24 58 (14.11%) Jenkins
25 55 (13.38%) .NET
25 55 (13.38%) UNIX
26 54 (13.14%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 30 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%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (2.92%) MS Office
2 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 EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Route 53
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.06%) BGP
1 29 (7.06%) MPLS
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%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.24%) DVB
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.92%) 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%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.97%) Redis
9 4 (0.97%) QlikView
10 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 193 (46.96%) Selenium
2 100 (24.33%) WebDriver
3 88 (21.41%) Cucumber
4 75 (18.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 58 (14.11%) JIRA
5 58 (14.11%) Jenkins
6 54 (13.14%) JUnit
7 45 (10.95%) Hudson
7 45 (10.95%) Calabash
8 40 (9.73%) JMeter
9 30 (7.30%) Subversion
10 28 (6.81%) JBehave
10 28 (6.81%) Robotium
11 27 (6.57%) NUnit
12 25 (6.08%) TeamCity
13 22 (5.35%) Bugzilla
14 21 (5.11%) Git (software)
15 18 (4.38%) Maven
16 17 (4.14%) WATIR
16 17 (4.14%) TestComplete
General
1 148 (36.01%) Finance
2 66 (16.06%) Banking
3 33 (8.03%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 26 (6.33%) Retail
5 11 (2.68%) Games
6 7 (1.70%) Front Office
6 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.70%) Electronics
6 7 (1.70%) Legal
7 5 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Marketing
8 4 (0.97%) Advertising
8 4 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (24.33%) Developer
2 72 (17.52%) Test Engineer
3 71 (17.27%) Analyst
4 49 (11.92%) Test Analyst
5 44 (10.71%) Tester
6 31 (7.54%) Automation Engineer
7 27 (6.57%) Consultant
8 25 (6.08%) Automation Analyst
9 24 (5.84%) QA Engineer
10 22 (5.35%) Automation Test Analyst
10 22 (5.35%) QA Analyst
11 19 (4.62%) iOS Developer
11 19 (4.62%) Mobile Developer
12 18 (4.38%) Network Engineer
13 17 (4.14%) QA Manager
14 16 (3.89%) Business Developer
14 16 (3.89%) Test Manager
14 16 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (3.65%) QA Automation Engineer
15 15 (3.65%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (19.71%) Web Services
2 55 (13.38%) .NET
3 43 (10.46%) HTML
4 39 (9.49%) CSS
5 30 (7.30%) XML
5 30 (7.30%) RESTful
6 26 (6.33%) JSON
7 23 (5.60%) REST
8 22 (5.35%) jQuery
9 19 (4.62%) SOAP
10 16 (3.89%) Gherkin
11 15 (3.65%) HTML5 Canvas
12 14 (3.41%) HTML5
13 13 (3.16%) CSS3
13 13 (3.16%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.92%) Ajax
15 10 (2.43%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (1.95%) Backbone.js
18 7 (1.70%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.03%) Mobile App
2 31 (7.54%) Open Source
3 27 (6.57%) Mobile Banking
4 21 (5.11%) 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%) Derivative
10 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.95%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.46%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.22%) Spread Betting
12 5 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.22%) Equities
12 5 (1.22%) Statistics
13 4 (0.97%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.97%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.09%) Linux
2 55 (13.38%) 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%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (33.58%) TDD
3 122 (29.68%) BDD
4 79 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (18.98%) Test Scripting
6 68 (16.55%) Scrum
7 67 (16.30%) Test Strategy
8 66 (16.06%) Automation Testing
9 49 (11.92%) E-Commerce
9 49 (11.92%) Automated Testing
9 49 (11.92%) Regression Testing
10 45 (10.95%) Software Engineering
11 40 (9.73%) Performance Testing
12 32 (7.79%) OO
12 32 (7.79%) User Stories
13 30 (7.30%) Unit Testing
14 29 (7.06%) Integration Testing
14 29 (7.06%) Software Testing
15 27 (6.57%) Manual Testing
15 27 (6.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 149 (36.25%) Java
2 98 (23.84%) SQL
3 87 (21.17%) C#
4 63 (15.33%) Ruby
5 61 (14.84%) Perl
6 47 (11.44%) Python
7 38 (9.25%) JavaScript
8 31 (7.54%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.33%) PHP
9 26 (6.33%) Groovy
10 24 (5.84%) Bash Shell
11 23 (5.60%) VBScript
12 19 (4.62%) VB
13 18 (4.38%) Tcl
14 15 (3.65%) 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 58 (14.11%) 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%) CISM
8 8 (1.95%) CISSP
9 6 (1.46%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.24%) MCTS
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCSE
12 1 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (40.39%) QA
2 9 (2.19%) TickIT
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) Section 508
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 50 (12.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) Puppet
2 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) Kibana
3 1 (0.24%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (8.52%) HP
2 25 (6.08%) Cisco
3 20 (4.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.89%) Business Objects
4 16 (3.89%) Teradata
5 15 (3.65%) Oracle
6 14 (3.41%) Citrix
7 8 (1.95%) SAP
8 7 (1.70%) Adobe
9 6 (1.46%) Siebel
9 6 (1.46%) Green Hat
10 5 (1.22%) T-Plan
11 4 (0.97%) Tableau
12 3 (0.73%) Cognos
13 2 (0.49%) Telerik
14 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
14 1 (0.24%) Vermilion
14 1 (0.24%) Akamai
14 1 (0.24%) New Relic
14 1 (0.24%) Huawei
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago