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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 114 173 165
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 148 152 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.51% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.72% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 141 133 171
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5879 8814 10872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.14% 87.74% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5367 7471 9098
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 146 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (54.40%) QA
3 121 (48.40%) Java
4 119 (47.60%) Selenium
5 108 (43.20%) BDD
6 96 (38.40%) Ruby
7 90 (36.00%) C#
8 86 (34.40%) TDD
9 81 (32.40%) Python
10 80 (32.00%) Finance
11 75 (30.00%) Cucumber
12 67 (26.80%) WebDriver
13 65 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
14 61 (24.40%) DevOps
15 60 (24.00%) Linux
16 56 (22.40%) Software Engineering
17 54 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (21.60%) .NET
18 51 (20.40%) Jenkins
19 46 (18.40%) SpecFlow
19 46 (18.40%) Test Strategy
20 43 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
20 43 (17.20%) Ansible
20 43 (17.20%) Red Hat
20 43 (17.20%) User Acceptance Testing
20 43 (17.20%) Ubuntu
21 41 (16.40%) SQL
21 41 (16.40%) QA Automation
22 38 (15.20%) Automated Testing
23 35 (14.00%) Puppet

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 10 (4.00%) Node.js
2 7 (2.80%) Apache
3 5 (2.00%) Mule
3 5 (2.00%) Mule ESB
3 5 (2.00%) nginx
4 4 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
2 2 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (8.40%) Route 53
4 10 (4.00%) GitHub
5 9 (3.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.60%) Redis
3 7 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) Big Data
5 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.80%) HBase
6 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 119 (47.60%) Selenium
2 75 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 67 (26.80%) WebDriver
4 51 (20.40%) Jenkins
5 46 (18.40%) SpecFlow
6 21 (8.40%) JIRA
7 18 (7.20%) SoapUI
8 17 (6.80%) FitNesse
8 17 (6.80%) JMeter
8 17 (6.80%) TeamCity
9 15 (6.00%) JBehave
10 13 (5.20%) WATIR
11 11 (4.40%) Jasmine
12 10 (4.00%) HP UFT
12 10 (4.00%) Maven
12 10 (4.00%) Mercurial
13 9 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (3.60%) Git (software)
13 9 (3.60%) JUnit
14 8 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (32.00%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Banking
3 6 (2.40%) Investment Banking
3 6 (2.40%) Law
4 4 (1.60%) Automotive
4 4 (1.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (28.80%) Developer
2 54 (21.60%) Test Engineer
3 43 (17.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (17.20%) QA Engineer
4 39 (15.60%) Developer in Test
5 37 (14.80%) Analyst
6 34 (13.60%) QA Test Engineer
7 26 (10.40%) Test Analyst
8 23 (9.20%) Senior Test Engineer
8 23 (9.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 18 (7.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (7.20%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 16 (6.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 16 (6.40%) C# Developer
11 15 (6.00%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) .NET Developer
13 13 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (5.20%) QA Analyst
13 13 (5.20%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.60%) .NET
2 27 (10.80%) Gherkin
3 21 (8.40%) REST
4 17 (6.80%) SOAP
5 15 (6.00%) CSS
5 15 (6.00%) HTML
6 14 (5.60%) CSS3
6 14 (5.60%) HTML5
7 11 (4.40%) Behat
8 10 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.60%) Backbone.js
9 9 (3.60%) Web Services
10 7 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (2.80%) JSON
11 6 (2.40%) React
11 6 (2.40%) XML
12 5 (2.00%) Apache Camel
12 5 (2.00%) Mustache
12 5 (2.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.20%) Fintech
2 18 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.20%) Blog
4 12 (4.80%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.00%) iPad
6 9 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.40%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.00%) User Experience
9 4 (1.60%) Derivative
9 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.20%) Social Media
11 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.80%) EMV
11 2 (0.80%) EPoS
11 2 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.00%) Linux
2 43 (17.20%) Ubuntu
3 28 (11.20%) Unix
4 17 (6.80%) Windows
5 8 (3.20%) Solaris
6 4 (1.60%) Android
6 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (43.20%) BDD
3 86 (34.40%) TDD
4 61 (24.40%) DevOps
5 56 (22.40%) Software Engineering
6 54 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (18.40%) Test Strategy
8 43 (17.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (16.40%) QA Automation
10 38 (15.20%) Automated Testing
11 33 (13.20%) Automation Testing
11 33 (13.20%) Scrum
12 30 (12.00%) Test Scripting
13 27 (10.80%) Agile Testing
13 27 (10.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (10.80%) Functional Testing
14 23 (9.20%) Open Source
14 23 (9.20%) Unit Testing
15 21 (8.40%) Manual Testing
16 19 (7.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.40%) Java
2 96 (38.40%) Ruby
3 90 (36.00%) C#
4 81 (32.40%) Python
5 41 (16.40%) SQL
6 21 (8.40%) Scala
7 18 (7.20%) JavaScript
8 14 (5.60%) Clojure
9 8 (3.20%) Perl
9 8 (3.20%) PHP
10 6 (2.40%) Groovy
11 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.80%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.80%) SOQL
12 2 (0.80%) SOSL
13 1 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (12.80%) ISEB
2 25 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 21 (8.40%) Degree
4 11 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.20%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (54.40%) QA
2 25 (10.00%) SDET
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 26 (10.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (17.20%) Ansible
1 43 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (14.00%) Puppet
3 13 (5.20%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (17.20%) Red Hat
2 21 (8.40%) SaltStack
3 15 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.00%) Rally
4 10 (4.00%) SAP
5 9 (3.60%) HP
6 8 (3.20%) Oracle
7 7 (2.80%) Google
8 6 (2.40%) Twitter
9 5 (2.00%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.00%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.60%) IBM
11 2 (0.80%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.80%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.80%) Qualys
11 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.80%) Teradata
12 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.40%) Facebook
12 1 (0.40%) Telerik
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Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Arrows Group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 7 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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