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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 153 137 214
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +77
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 168 222 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.88% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.29% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 146 210 114
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
9298 9703 10327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.97% 82.17% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7761 8469 9421
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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.

1 244 (60.70%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (43.78%) Selenium
3 162 (40.30%) QA
4 148 (36.82%) TDD
5 136 (33.83%) Java
6 135 (33.58%) Finance
7 110 (27.36%) BDD
8 101 (25.12%) Degree
9 90 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (21.14%) SQL
11 84 (20.90%) WebDriver
12 80 (19.90%) Web Services
12 80 (19.90%) Cucumber
13 77 (19.15%) Test Strategy
14 75 (18.66%) Test Scripting
15 73 (18.16%) Mobile App
16 66 (16.42%) C#
17 65 (16.17%) Regression Testing
18 64 (15.92%) Perl
18 64 (15.92%) QuickTest Pro
19 63 (15.67%) Software Engineering
19 63 (15.67%) JIRA
20 62 (15.42%) Linux
20 62 (15.42%) Automation Testing
21 60 (14.93%) Jenkins
22 57 (14.18%) E-Commerce
23 56 (13.93%) Banking
24 55 (13.68%) UNIX
25 54 (13.43%) Ruby
26 52 (12.94%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (3.73%) Node.js
2 14 (3.48%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.99%) Confluence
4 5 (1.24%) Documentum
5 4 (1.00%) CMS
5 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (3.98%) MS Office
2 12 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.99%) Basecamp
2 6 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.25%) Route 53
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.21%) MPLS
1 29 (7.21%) BGP
2 19 (4.73%) HTTP
2 19 (4.73%) Internet
3 15 (3.73%) Broadband
4 2 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) DVB
5 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.49%) MySQL
4 10 (2.49%) Big Data
5 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (1.49%) DTS
6 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.00%) QlikView
8 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.50%) Redis
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 176 (43.78%) Selenium
2 84 (20.90%) WebDriver
3 80 (19.90%) Cucumber
4 64 (15.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 63 (15.67%) JIRA
6 60 (14.93%) Jenkins
7 46 (11.44%) JMeter
8 44 (10.95%) JUnit
9 38 (9.45%) Hudson
10 30 (7.46%) Subversion
11 29 (7.21%) Calabash
12 26 (6.47%) TeamCity
13 23 (5.72%) Git (software)
14 20 (4.98%) NUnit
15 18 (4.48%) Maven
15 18 (4.48%) JBehave
15 18 (4.48%) Robotium
16 17 (4.23%) Bugzilla
17 16 (3.98%) WATIR
18 15 (3.73%) SoapUI
General
1 135 (33.58%) Finance
2 56 (13.93%) Banking
3 34 (8.46%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.22%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.48%) Retail
6 12 (2.99%) Games
7 8 (1.99%) Front Office
7 8 (1.99%) Electronics
8 5 (1.24%) Legal
9 4 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (1.00%) Back Office
9 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Publishing
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (23.88%) Developer
2 82 (20.40%) Test Engineer
3 62 (15.42%) Analyst
4 46 (11.44%) Test Analyst
5 43 (10.70%) Tester
6 39 (9.70%) Automation Engineer
7 25 (6.22%) Mobile Developer
8 24 (5.97%) iOS Developer
9 23 (5.72%) Consultant
10 22 (5.47%) Architect
11 21 (5.22%) Test Automation Engineer
12 20 (4.98%) Automation Analyst
12 20 (4.98%) QA Manager
12 20 (4.98%) QA Engineer
12 20 (4.98%) Automation Test Analyst
13 17 (4.23%) Test Manager
14 16 (3.98%) Business Developer
14 16 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (3.73%) QA Analyst
15 15 (3.73%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.90%) Web Services
2 43 (10.70%) RESTful
3 41 (10.20%) .NET
4 38 (9.45%) HTML
5 34 (8.46%) CSS
6 28 (6.97%) XML
7 24 (5.97%) JSON
8 18 (4.48%) jQuery
8 18 (4.48%) REST
9 17 (4.23%) SOAP
10 13 (3.23%) HTML5 Canvas
11 12 (2.99%) Gherkin
11 12 (2.99%) HTML5
11 12 (2.99%) Ajax
12 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.74%) CSS3
13 8 (1.99%) Backbone.js
13 8 (1.99%) Flash
13 8 (1.99%) Adobe AIR
14 6 (1.49%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.16%) Mobile App
2 32 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.21%) Open Source
3 29 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.73%) Mobile Banking
5 17 (4.23%) User Experience
6 16 (3.98%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.24%) Social Media
9 8 (1.99%) Video on Demand
9 8 (1.99%) Statistics
10 7 (1.74%) Derivative
10 7 (1.74%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.49%) Spread Betting
12 5 (1.24%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.24%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.00%) Mobile Games
13 4 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.42%) Linux
2 55 (13.68%) UNIX
3 44 (10.95%) Android
3 44 (10.95%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (60.70%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (36.82%) TDD
3 110 (27.36%) BDD
4 90 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (19.15%) Test Strategy
6 75 (18.66%) Test Scripting
7 65 (16.17%) Regression Testing
8 63 (15.67%) Software Engineering
9 62 (15.42%) Automation Testing
10 57 (14.18%) E-Commerce
11 52 (12.94%) Scrum
12 45 (11.19%) Automated Testing
13 38 (9.45%) Performance Testing
14 31 (7.71%) Validation
14 31 (7.71%) OO
14 31 (7.71%) Manual Testing
15 29 (7.21%) User Stories
15 29 (7.21%) Mentoring
16 28 (6.97%) Integration Testing
17 27 (6.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (33.83%) Java
2 85 (21.14%) SQL
3 66 (16.42%) C#
4 64 (15.92%) Perl
5 54 (13.43%) Ruby
6 43 (10.70%) Python
7 33 (8.21%) Shell Script
7 33 (8.21%) JavaScript
8 26 (6.47%) Tcl
9 25 (6.22%) PHP
9 25 (6.22%) Groovy
10 24 (5.97%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.73%) C++
12 14 (3.48%) VBScript
12 14 (3.48%) VB
13 10 (2.49%) Scala
14 5 (1.24%) Korn
15 3 (0.75%) C
15 3 (0.75%) XQuery
16 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (25.12%) Degree
2 52 (12.94%) ISEB
3 22 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.23%) CCNP
4 17 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.48%) CCIP
6 12 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.99%) CISM
7 8 (1.99%) CISSP
8 7 (1.74%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.50%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.25%) MCTS
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.25%) MCSD
11 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (40.30%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) TickIT
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (11.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) logstash
3 1 (0.25%) Kibana
3 1 (0.25%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (8.96%) HP
2 25 (6.22%) Cisco
3 20 (4.98%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.98%) Oracle
4 16 (3.98%) Business Objects
4 16 (3.98%) Teradata
5 14 (3.48%) Citrix
6 12 (2.99%) Green Hat
7 8 (1.99%) Adobe
7 8 (1.99%) SAP
8 6 (1.49%) Siebel
9 5 (1.24%) T-Plan
10 4 (1.00%) Tableau
11 3 (0.75%) Cognos
12 2 (0.50%) Telerik
13 1 (0.25%) Huawei
13 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
13 1 (0.25%) Akamai
13 1 (0.25%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago