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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 165 140 198
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +58
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 100 199 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.92% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.25% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 92 183 96
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £77,100 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (45.33%) QA
3 96 (44.86%) Java
4 79 (36.92%) Selenium
5 76 (35.51%) BDD
6 70 (32.71%) C#
7 67 (31.31%) Finance
8 65 (30.37%) Ruby
9 63 (29.44%) Software Engineering
9 63 (29.44%) Cucumber
10 62 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (28.97%) Python
11 60 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
12 59 (27.57%) Linux
13 50 (23.36%) SQL
14 49 (22.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (20.56%) DevOps
16 43 (20.09%) Degree
17 42 (19.63%) TDD
18 41 (19.16%) .NET
19 38 (17.76%) SpecFlow
20 37 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
20 37 (17.29%) Ansible
20 37 (17.29%) JavaScript
20 37 (17.29%) Red Hat
20 37 (17.29%) Ubuntu
21 36 (16.82%) SDLC
22 35 (16.36%) Test Scripting
23 34 (15.89%) Windows
23 34 (15.89%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (11.68%) Node.js
2 9 (4.21%) nginx
3 5 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.87%) CMS
4 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.47%) Mule
7 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 60 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.21%) GitHub
4 7 (3.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) HTTP
2 4 (1.87%) BGP
2 4 (1.87%) Broadband
2 4 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (1.87%) IOS XR
2 4 (1.87%) IPv4
2 4 (1.87%) IPv6
2 4 (1.87%) MPLS
3 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) Firewall
4 2 (0.93%) Multicast
4 2 (0.93%) VoIP
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.75%) Redis
2 15 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.40%) Big Data
5 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.93%) MySQL
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) HBase
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (36.92%) Selenium
2 63 (29.44%) Cucumber
3 38 (17.76%) SpecFlow
4 34 (15.89%) Jenkins
5 28 (13.08%) JIRA
6 27 (12.62%) FitNesse
6 27 (12.62%) WebDriver
7 17 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (6.07%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.61%) TeamCity
10 11 (5.14%) JUnit
11 10 (4.67%) JMeter
11 10 (4.67%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.21%) Hudson
12 9 (4.21%) JBehave
12 9 (4.21%) Maven
13 8 (3.74%) HP UFT
13 8 (3.74%) WATIR
14 7 (3.27%) Ant
14 7 (3.27%) Mercurial
General
1 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Banking
3 10 (4.67%) Back Office
4 9 (4.21%) Front Office
5 8 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.80%) Retail
8 3 (1.40%) Advertising
8 3 (1.40%) Automotive
8 3 (1.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (22.43%) Developer
2 45 (21.03%) Analyst
3 38 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (14.02%) QA Engineer
5 28 (13.08%) Test Analyst
6 25 (11.68%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (11.21%) Test Engineer
8 23 (10.75%) Automation Analyst
9 20 (9.35%) QA Analyst
10 19 (8.88%) Automation Test Analyst
11 18 (8.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 16 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
12 16 (7.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (7.01%) QA Test Engineer
13 15 (7.01%) Senior QA Analyst
14 14 (6.54%) Node.js Developer
14 14 (6.54%) Senior QA Engineer
15 13 (6.07%) Full Stack Developer
15 13 (6.07%) HTML Developer
15 13 (6.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.16%) .NET
2 33 (15.42%) Gherkin
2 33 (15.42%) HTML
3 29 (13.55%) CSS
4 27 (12.62%) CSS3
4 27 (12.62%) HTML5
5 24 (11.21%) Backbone.js
5 24 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (8.88%) jQuery
6 19 (8.88%) REST
6 19 (8.88%) Web Services
7 15 (7.01%) AngularJS
8 12 (5.61%) React
8 12 (5.61%) XML
9 11 (5.14%) Behat
10 9 (4.21%) Memcached
10 9 (4.21%) Mustache
10 9 (4.21%) OAuth
10 9 (4.21%) SOAP
11 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.55%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.21%) Client/Server
3 23 (10.75%) Derivative
4 22 (10.28%) Blog
5 21 (9.81%) Fintech
6 20 (9.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (7.01%) Equities
7 15 (7.01%) Fixed Income
8 8 (3.74%) iPad
9 7 (3.27%) Contract for Difference
9 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.40%) iPhone
11 3 (1.40%) User Experience
12 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.93%) mHealth
13 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.57%) Linux
2 37 (17.29%) Ubuntu
3 34 (15.89%) Windows
4 28 (13.08%) Unix
5 11 (5.14%) Android
6 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.51%) BDD
3 63 (29.44%) Software Engineering
4 62 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (22.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (20.56%) DevOps
7 42 (19.63%) TDD
8 36 (16.82%) SDLC
9 35 (16.36%) Test Scripting
10 32 (14.95%) Automation Testing
11 31 (14.49%) Test Management
12 30 (14.02%) Functional Testing
13 29 (13.55%) Software Testing
14 28 (13.08%) Manual Testing
15 27 (12.62%) Test Strategy
16 26 (12.15%) Automated Testing
16 26 (12.15%) Non-Functional Testing
16 26 (12.15%) Scrum
17 24 (11.21%) Microservices
18 19 (8.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 96 (44.86%) Java
2 70 (32.71%) C#
3 65 (30.37%) Ruby
4 62 (28.97%) Python
5 50 (23.36%) SQL
6 37 (17.29%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.07%) PHP
8 11 (5.14%) Perl
9 7 (3.27%) Groovy
10 6 (2.80%) C++
11 4 (1.87%) Tcl
12 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.93%) C
13 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.47%) Go
14 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (20.09%) Degree
2 21 (9.81%) ISEB
3 20 (9.35%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.87%) CCIP
6 4 (1.87%) CCNP
6 4 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (45.33%) QA
2 19 (8.88%) SDET
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (11.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (17.29%) Ansible
1 37 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (17.29%) Red Hat
2 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.01%) Oracle
4 13 (6.07%) Google
5 12 (5.61%) Twitter
6 10 (4.67%) WorldPay
7 7 (3.27%) Rally
7 7 (3.27%) SAP
8 6 (2.80%) HP
9 4 (1.87%) Cisco
10 3 (1.40%) Facebook
11 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.93%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.93%) Citrix
11 2 (0.93%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.93%) FXall
11 2 (0.93%) IBM
11 2 (0.93%) MarketAxess
11 2 (0.93%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.93%) Tradeweb
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £37,000 to £50,000 per annum plus 30% bonus, flexi working, healt
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension & Health
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Annapurna HR
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago