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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 148 133 163
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 108 219 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 2.09% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.38% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 101 207 166
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
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
5615 9196 10674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.67% 87.64% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5114 7858 8794
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 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 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 159 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (51.74%) QA
3 119 (45.95%) Selenium
4 118 (45.56%) Java
5 109 (42.08%) BDD
6 94 (36.29%) TDD
7 84 (32.43%) Ruby
8 81 (31.27%) Python
9 80 (30.89%) C#
10 76 (29.34%) Finance
11 75 (28.96%) Cucumber
12 72 (27.80%) Linux
13 71 (27.41%) WebDriver
14 63 (24.32%) DevOps
15 58 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
16 54 (20.85%) Jenkins
16 54 (20.85%) Software Engineering
16 54 (20.85%) .NET
17 48 (18.53%) SpecFlow
18 47 (18.15%) Test Strategy
19 43 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (16.22%) Ubuntu
20 42 (16.22%) Red Hat
20 42 (16.22%) Puppet
20 42 (16.22%) Ansible
20 42 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
21 39 (15.06%) SQL
21 39 (15.06%) Scrum
22 38 (14.67%) Agile Testing
22 38 (14.67%) QA Automation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.93%) Apache
2 4 (1.54%) Mule
2 4 (1.54%) Mule ESB
2 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (8.49%) Route 53
3 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.47%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) GitHub
6 3 (1.16%) TestFlight
7 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.25%) HTTP
2 9 (3.47%) SSL
3 8 (3.09%) Broadband
4 6 (2.32%) BGP
4 6 (2.32%) MPLS
5 4 (1.54%) DHCP
5 4 (1.54%) IPv6
5 4 (1.54%) L2TP
5 4 (1.54%) SNMP
5 4 (1.54%) TACACS
5 4 (1.54%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.16%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.16%) MySQL
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.16%) Redis
4 3 (1.16%) SQLite
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) HBase
6 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 119 (45.95%) Selenium
2 75 (28.96%) Cucumber
3 71 (27.41%) WebDriver
4 54 (20.85%) Jenkins
5 48 (18.53%) SpecFlow
6 20 (7.72%) TeamCity
7 18 (6.95%) JIRA
7 18 (6.95%) SoapUI
8 17 (6.56%) Jasmine
9 16 (6.18%) JMeter
10 14 (5.41%) Git (software)
11 13 (5.02%) JBehave
12 12 (4.63%) HP UFT
13 11 (4.25%) JUnit
14 10 (3.86%) FitNesse
14 10 (3.86%) Maven
14 10 (3.86%) WATIR
15 9 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.47%) NUnit
16 8 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (29.34%) Finance
2 17 (6.56%) Banking
3 9 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.70%) Law
5 5 (1.93%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.93%) Legal
6 4 (1.54%) Automotive
6 4 (1.54%) Publishing
7 3 (1.16%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 79 (30.50%) Developer
2 63 (24.32%) Test Engineer
3 56 (21.62%) Developer in Test
4 42 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (13.13%) Analyst
6 31 (11.97%) QA Engineer
7 27 (10.42%) QA Test Engineer
8 22 (8.49%) Test Analyst
9 21 (8.11%) C# Developer
10 20 (7.72%) Lead DevOps
10 20 (7.72%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 19 (7.34%) .NET Developer
11 19 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (7.34%) Test Automation Engineer
12 18 (6.95%) Software Developer
13 17 (6.56%) Java Developer
13 17 (6.56%) Senior Test Engineer
14 16 (6.18%) Test Manager
15 14 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
15 14 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.85%) .NET
2 31 (11.97%) SOAP
3 29 (11.20%) REST
4 18 (6.95%) Gherkin
5 16 (6.18%) Web Services
6 12 (4.63%) HTML
7 11 (4.25%) XML
8 10 (3.86%) Ajax
9 8 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.09%) CSS
9 8 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (2.70%) CSS3
10 7 (2.70%) HTML5
10 7 (2.70%) JSON
11 6 (2.32%) Spring
12 5 (1.93%) Apache CXF
12 5 (1.93%) RESTful
13 4 (1.54%) Behat
13 4 (1.54%) Spring Integration
13 4 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.32%) Blog
5 6 (2.32%) iPad
6 5 (1.93%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.93%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.93%) User Experience
7 4 (1.54%) Fintech
7 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.54%) Social Media
7 4 (1.54%) Tandem
8 3 (1.16%) Derivative
8 3 (1.16%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.80%) Linux
2 42 (16.22%) Ubuntu
3 27 (10.42%) Unix
4 9 (3.47%) Solaris
5 7 (2.70%) Windows
6 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.08%) BDD
3 94 (36.29%) TDD
4 63 (24.32%) DevOps
5 54 (20.85%) Software Engineering
6 47 (18.15%) Test Strategy
7 43 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (15.06%) Scrum
9 38 (14.67%) Agile Testing
9 38 (14.67%) QA Automation
10 37 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
11 36 (13.90%) Automation Testing
12 35 (13.51%) Automated Testing
13 31 (11.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (10.81%) Open Source
16 25 (9.65%) Functional Testing
17 24 (9.27%) Unit Testing
18 22 (8.49%) Kanban
18 22 (8.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 118 (45.56%) Java
2 84 (32.43%) Ruby
3 81 (31.27%) Python
4 80 (30.89%) C#
5 39 (15.06%) SQL
6 25 (9.65%) Scala
7 17 (6.56%) Clojure
8 12 (4.63%) Perl
9 10 (3.86%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.93%) PHP
11 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.54%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.54%) C++
12 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.16%) Groovy
13 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.77%) SOQL
14 2 (0.77%) SOSL
15 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) ISEB
2 20 (7.72%) ISTQB
3 18 (6.95%) Degree
4 12 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (51.74%) QA
2 23 (8.88%) SDET
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (11.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (16.22%) Ansible
1 42 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (16.22%) Puppet
2 20 (7.72%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.32%) Nagios
4 5 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 22 (8.49%) SaltStack
3 16 (6.18%) HP
3 16 (6.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.79%) Oracle
5 9 (3.47%) SAP
6 8 (3.09%) Nokia
7 5 (1.93%) Rally
8 4 (1.54%) Cisco
8 4 (1.54%) Huawei
8 4 (1.54%) Juniper
8 4 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.54%) Qualys
9 3 (1.16%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.16%) IBM
10 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.77%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.39%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.39%) Twitter
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 16 days ago