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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 153 183 248
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +65
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 180 151 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.35% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.64% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 160 115 64
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,050 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
8747 9230 8879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.10% 82.52% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 7706 7865
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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.

1 242 (68.95%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (53.28%) Selenium
3 171 (48.72%) QA
4 162 (46.15%) Java
5 142 (40.46%) BDD
6 134 (38.18%) TDD
7 126 (35.90%) Finance
8 115 (32.76%) WebDriver
9 113 (32.19%) C#
10 105 (29.91%) Cucumber
11 99 (28.21%) SQL
12 86 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (16.81%) E-Commerce
14 58 (16.52%) .NET
14 58 (16.52%) JUnit
15 56 (15.95%) Ruby
16 53 (15.10%) Jenkins
17 52 (14.81%) Test Strategy
18 51 (14.53%) HTML
19 50 (14.25%) Scrum
19 50 (14.25%) Automation Testing
20 47 (13.39%) Android
21 46 (13.11%) Banking
22 45 (12.82%) Test Scripting
22 45 (12.82%) JIRA
22 45 (12.82%) JavaScript
23 44 (12.54%) SQL Server
23 44 (12.54%) Web Services
23 44 (12.54%) Python
24 43 (12.25%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (7.12%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.56%) Node.js
3 6 (1.71%) Apache
4 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.14%) Confluence
5 4 (1.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.14%) GitHub
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) Route 53
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.57%) IaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.84%) HTTP
2 11 (3.13%) MPLS
3 7 (1.99%) BGP
3 7 (1.99%) Broadband
3 7 (1.99%) Internet
4 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (6.84%) MySQL
4 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.85%) Redis
10 3 (0.85%) OLTP
10 3 (0.85%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.57%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 187 (53.28%) Selenium
2 115 (32.76%) WebDriver
3 105 (29.91%) Cucumber
4 58 (16.52%) JUnit
5 53 (15.10%) Jenkins
6 45 (12.82%) JIRA
7 40 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (8.83%) JMeter
9 30 (8.55%) QuickTest Pro
10 29 (8.26%) Calabash
10 29 (8.26%) Appium
11 28 (7.98%) NUnit
12 27 (7.69%) TeamCity
12 27 (7.69%) Hudson
13 26 (7.41%) SoapUI
13 26 (7.41%) SpecFlow
13 26 (7.41%) TestNG
14 25 (7.12%) Git (software)
15 20 (5.70%) Maven
16 18 (5.13%) JBehave
General
1 126 (35.90%) Finance
2 46 (13.11%) Banking
3 19 (5.41%) Retail
4 13 (3.70%) Games
5 11 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.42%) Publishing
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 4 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (28.77%) Developer
2 51 (14.53%) Analyst
3 50 (14.25%) Test Engineer
4 45 (12.82%) Tester
5 39 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 28 (7.98%) AWS Developer
7 26 (7.41%) Automation Tester
8 25 (7.12%) Automation Engineer
9 21 (5.98%) Architect
10 17 (4.84%) Consultant
10 17 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) QA Analyst
12 14 (3.99%) Automation Analyst
12 14 (3.99%) iOS Developer
13 13 (3.70%) Automation Specialist
13 13 (3.70%) Test Specialist
13 13 (3.70%) Programmer
13 13 (3.70%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.42%) Automation Test Analyst
14 12 (3.42%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.52%) .NET
2 51 (14.53%) HTML
3 44 (12.54%) Web Services
4 41 (11.68%) .NET Framework
5 34 (9.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 33 (9.40%) WCF
6 33 (9.40%) XML
7 30 (8.55%) CSS
8 29 (8.26%) ASP.NET
9 23 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (5.98%) RESTful
11 15 (4.27%) JSON
11 15 (4.27%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (3.70%) Gherkin
13 12 (3.42%) Spring
14 11 (3.13%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.56%) QuickFIX
16 8 (2.28%) CSS3
16 8 (2.28%) HTML5
16 8 (2.28%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.25%) Mobile App
2 37 (10.54%) Open Source
3 20 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.85%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.85%) Mobile Banking
7 9 (2.56%) User Experience
8 8 (2.28%) iPhone
9 7 (1.99%) Social Network
9 7 (1.99%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.71%) iPad
11 5 (1.42%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.14%) Derivative
12 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.14%) Equities
13 2 (0.57%) Mobile Games
13 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.39%) Android
2 40 (11.40%) Apple iOS
3 37 (10.54%) UNIX
4 29 (8.26%) Linux
5 21 (5.98%) Windows
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (68.95%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (40.46%) BDD
3 134 (38.18%) TDD
4 86 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (16.81%) E-Commerce
6 52 (14.81%) Test Strategy
7 50 (14.25%) Scrum
7 50 (14.25%) Automation Testing
8 45 (12.82%) Test Scripting
9 37 (10.54%) Automated Testing
10 36 (10.26%) Regression Testing
11 34 (9.69%) SOA
12 32 (9.12%) MVC
13 31 (8.83%) Data Analysis
14 30 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (6.84%) OO
16 23 (6.55%) Software Engineering
17 22 (6.27%) Investment Management
17 22 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (5.98%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (46.15%) Java
2 113 (32.19%) C#
3 99 (28.21%) SQL
4 56 (15.95%) Ruby
5 45 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 44 (12.54%) Python
7 26 (7.41%) Perl
8 15 (4.27%) PHP
9 11 (3.13%) Tcl
9 11 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.13%) C
9 11 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.85%) Groovy
10 10 (2.85%) C++
11 8 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.42%) VBScript
14 2 (0.57%) Korn
15 1 (0.28%) PHP5
15 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (11.11%) Degree
2 28 (7.98%) ISEB
3 27 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.99%) CCNP
5 7 (1.99%) CCIP
6 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (48.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (5.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (5.70%) HP
1 20 (5.70%) Oracle
2 9 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.56%) Green Hat
3 7 (1.99%) Cisco
4 6 (1.71%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.42%) IBM
6 4 (1.14%) 29West
6 4 (1.14%) Facebook
7 1 (0.28%) hybris
7 1 (0.28%) Informatica
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.28%) Reuters
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy
7 1 (0.28%) Netezza
7 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + good benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k (inclusive of bonus & ben
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago