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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 135 174 207
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +33
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 195 136 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.29% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.56% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 181 112 98
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
8381 8728 8834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.79% 83.04% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7219 7401 7923
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 227 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (50.43%) Selenium
3 168 (48.70%) QA
4 144 (41.74%) TDD
5 132 (38.26%) Java
6 122 (35.36%) BDD
7 100 (28.99%) WebDriver
8 97 (28.12%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (26.96%) C#
10 87 (25.22%) Finance
11 85 (24.64%) Cucumber
12 81 (23.48%) SQL
13 67 (19.42%) E-Commerce
14 62 (17.97%) Jenkins
15 61 (17.68%) Mobile App
15 61 (17.68%) Web Services
16 58 (16.81%) Automation Testing
16 58 (16.81%) Test Strategy
17 49 (14.20%) Android
18 48 (13.91%) JIRA
19 47 (13.62%) Software Engineering
19 47 (13.62%) Ruby
20 45 (13.04%) Test Scripting
21 44 (12.75%) .NET
22 41 (11.88%) Apple iOS
23 39 (11.30%) Regression Testing
23 39 (11.30%) Perl
24 38 (11.01%) SQL Server
24 38 (11.01%) JUnit
24 38 (11.01%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.32%) Node.js
3 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.16%) Apache
4 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Confluence
6 2 (0.58%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.16%) GitHub
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.41%) HTTP
2 16 (4.64%) MPLS
3 12 (3.48%) BGP
3 12 (3.48%) Broadband
4 4 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) SMS
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (5.51%) MySQL
4 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.87%) OLTP
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.87%) TKPROF
9 2 (0.58%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.29%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 174 (50.43%) Selenium
2 100 (28.99%) WebDriver
3 85 (24.64%) Cucumber
4 62 (17.97%) Jenkins
5 48 (13.91%) JIRA
6 38 (11.01%) JUnit
7 36 (10.43%) JMeter
8 33 (9.57%) TeamCity
9 30 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (8.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 27 (7.83%) Hudson
12 25 (7.25%) SpecFlow
13 24 (6.96%) Appium
13 24 (6.96%) Git (software)
14 23 (6.67%) Calabash
14 23 (6.67%) SoapUI
15 22 (6.38%) NUnit
16 21 (6.09%) TestNG
17 17 (4.93%) JBehave
17 17 (4.93%) Maven
General
1 87 (25.22%) Finance
2 38 (11.01%) Banking
3 17 (4.93%) Retail
4 14 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.06%) Games
5 12 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Publishing
7 4 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.87%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (25.80%) Developer
2 57 (16.52%) Test Engineer
3 41 (11.88%) Analyst
3 41 (11.88%) Tester
4 36 (10.43%) Architect
5 29 (8.41%) Test Analyst
6 28 (8.12%) Automation Engineer
7 21 (6.09%) iOS Developer
8 20 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 18 (5.22%) Automation Tester
10 17 (4.93%) Mobile Developer
11 16 (4.64%) Consultant
12 14 (4.06%) Software Developer
12 14 (4.06%) Programmer
12 14 (4.06%) QA Analyst
13 12 (3.48%) Implementation Engineer
13 12 (3.48%) IP Engineer
13 12 (3.48%) Test Manager
14 11 (3.19%) QA Manager
14 11 (3.19%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.68%) Web Services
2 44 (12.75%) .NET
3 37 (10.72%) HTML
4 36 (10.43%) RESTful
5 32 (9.28%) .NET Framework
6 28 (8.12%) ASP.NET
6 28 (8.12%) CSS
7 27 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 25 (7.25%) WCF
9 24 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (6.96%) XML
10 12 (3.48%) JSON
11 11 (3.19%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.32%) CSS3
12 8 (2.32%) HTML5
13 7 (2.03%) LINQ
13 7 (2.03%) SOAP
14 6 (1.74%) jQuery
14 6 (1.74%) Gherkin
15 5 (1.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.68%) Mobile App
2 28 (8.12%) Open Source
3 22 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.19%) User Experience
7 9 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
7 9 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.32%) iPhone
8 8 (2.32%) Social Network
9 7 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.74%) iPad
10 6 (1.74%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.45%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.16%) Mobile Games
12 4 (1.16%) Statistics
13 3 (0.87%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.58%) Social Media
14 2 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.20%) Android
2 41 (11.88%) Apple iOS
3 37 (10.72%) UNIX
4 25 (7.25%) Linux
5 17 (4.93%) Windows
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (41.74%) TDD
3 122 (35.36%) BDD
4 97 (28.12%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (19.42%) E-Commerce
6 58 (16.81%) Test Strategy
6 58 (16.81%) Automation Testing
7 47 (13.62%) Software Engineering
8 45 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 39 (11.30%) Regression Testing
10 35 (10.14%) Scrum
11 32 (9.28%) MVC
12 29 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (8.12%) Automated Testing
14 27 (7.83%) SOA
15 25 (7.25%) OO
15 25 (7.25%) Android Development
16 24 (6.96%) Performance Testing
17 23 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (38.26%) Java
2 93 (26.96%) C#
3 81 (23.48%) SQL
4 47 (13.62%) Ruby
5 39 (11.30%) Perl
6 35 (10.14%) Python
7 33 (9.57%) JavaScript
8 21 (6.09%) Tcl
9 18 (5.22%) PHP
10 13 (3.77%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.48%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.19%) C++
13 10 (2.90%) C
14 8 (2.32%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.32%) Groovy
15 4 (1.16%) Korn
15 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.87%) VBScript
16 3 (0.87%) Scala
17 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (9.57%) Degree
2 20 (5.80%) ISEB
3 13 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.48%) CCNP
4 12 (3.48%) CCIP
5 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (48.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (9.28%) HP
2 19 (5.51%) Oracle
2 19 (5.51%) Green Hat
3 12 (3.48%) Cisco
4 11 (3.19%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.16%) Facebook
7 3 (0.87%) IBM
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) Informatica
8 1 (0.29%) Remedy
8 1 (0.29%) Netezza
8 1 (0.29%) hybris
City, London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £100000 - £120000 Per Annum Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago