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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 177 149 189
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +40
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 147 217 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.78% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.17% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 131 210 145
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
9077 9978 10072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.41% 81.87% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7727 8622 9201
Average salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 209 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (44.01%) QA
3 156 (43.45%) Selenium
4 135 (37.60%) TDD
5 107 (29.81%) Java
6 102 (28.41%) Finance
7 90 (25.07%) BDD
8 89 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (22.28%) Web Services
10 77 (21.45%) Degree
11 75 (20.89%) Test Strategy
12 71 (19.78%) Test Scripting
13 70 (19.50%) JIRA
13 70 (19.50%) SQL
14 69 (19.22%) Cucumber
15 66 (18.38%) WebDriver
16 65 (18.11%) Mobile App
17 62 (17.27%) Software Engineering
18 58 (16.16%) Linux
19 56 (15.60%) Automation Testing
20 55 (15.32%) E-Commerce
20 55 (15.32%) Perl
21 54 (15.04%) Jenkins
22 53 (14.76%) Regression Testing
23 52 (14.48%) C#
24 51 (14.21%) JMeter
25 49 (13.65%) QuickTest Pro
26 47 (13.09%) UNIX
26 47 (13.09%) HP Quality Center
27 45 (12.53%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (3.90%) Node.js
2 13 (3.62%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.23%) Confluence
4 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.56%) Documentum
6 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (4.46%) MS Office
2 6 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.95%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.28%) Route 53
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.85%) MPLS
1 21 (5.85%) BGP
2 16 (4.46%) HTTP
3 11 (3.06%) Broadband
4 10 (2.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) SMS
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.51%) MySQL
4 7 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.95%) Big Data
5 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.11%) DTS
6 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.56%) Redis
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.56%) QlikView
8 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.28%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 156 (43.45%) Selenium
2 70 (19.50%) JIRA
3 69 (19.22%) Cucumber
4 66 (18.38%) WebDriver
5 54 (15.04%) Jenkins
6 51 (14.21%) JMeter
7 49 (13.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 31 (8.64%) TeamCity
9 30 (8.36%) JUnit
10 27 (7.52%) Hudson
11 25 (6.96%) Subversion
12 23 (6.41%) Git (software)
13 19 (5.29%) Calabash
14 18 (5.01%) Maven
15 17 (4.74%) SoapUI
15 17 (4.74%) Appium
16 15 (4.18%) NUnit
17 14 (3.90%) WATIR
17 14 (3.90%) SpecFlow
18 13 (3.62%) LoadRunner
General
1 102 (28.41%) Finance
2 45 (12.53%) Banking
3 26 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.18%) Retail
6 12 (3.34%) Games
7 7 (1.95%) Electronics
7 7 (1.95%) Front Office
8 4 (1.11%) Back Office
8 4 (1.11%) Legal
8 4 (1.11%) Publishing
9 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (22.01%) Developer
2 74 (20.61%) Test Engineer
3 50 (13.93%) Analyst
4 40 (11.14%) Test Analyst
5 37 (10.31%) Tester
5 37 (10.31%) Automation Engineer
6 35 (9.75%) Architect
7 26 (7.24%) Mobile Developer
8 25 (6.96%) iOS Developer
9 22 (6.13%) QA Manager
10 20 (5.57%) Test Automation Engineer
11 19 (5.29%) QA Engineer
12 17 (4.74%) Consultant
13 16 (4.46%) Automation Test Analyst
13 16 (4.46%) Automation Analyst
14 15 (4.18%) Test Manager
15 13 (3.62%) QA Automation Engineer
16 12 (3.34%) IP Engineer
16 12 (3.34%) Technical Tester
17 11 (3.06%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (22.28%) Web Services
2 41 (11.42%) RESTful
3 30 (8.36%) CSS
4 29 (8.08%) HTML
5 27 (7.52%) .NET
6 22 (6.13%) XML
7 19 (5.29%) jQuery
8 18 (5.01%) JSON
9 16 (4.46%) SOAP
10 15 (4.18%) REST
11 12 (3.34%) HTML5 Canvas
12 11 (3.06%) Gherkin
13 10 (2.79%) Backbone.js
14 9 (2.51%) CSS3
14 9 (2.51%) HTML5
14 9 (2.51%) ASP.NET
14 9 (2.51%) Ajax
15 7 (1.95%) Adobe AIR
15 7 (1.95%) Flash
15 7 (1.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.11%) Mobile App
2 29 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.08%) Open Source
3 25 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.62%) Visualisation
5 12 (3.34%) User Experience
6 11 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.79%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.23%) Statistics
10 7 (1.95%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.95%) Social Media
11 6 (1.67%) Derivative
11 6 (1.67%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.39%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.39%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.11%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.16%) Linux
2 47 (13.09%) UNIX
3 41 (11.42%) Apple iOS
3 41 (11.42%) Android
4 13 (3.62%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (37.60%) TDD
3 90 (25.07%) BDD
4 89 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (20.89%) Test Strategy
6 71 (19.78%) Test Scripting
7 62 (17.27%) Software Engineering
8 56 (15.60%) Automation Testing
9 55 (15.32%) E-Commerce
10 53 (14.76%) Regression Testing
11 41 (11.42%) Scrum
12 33 (9.19%) Performance Testing
13 28 (7.80%) Automated Testing
14 27 (7.52%) Manual Testing
14 27 (7.52%) Android Development
15 26 (7.24%) iOS Development
16 24 (6.69%) User Stories
16 24 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (6.69%) Project Management
17 23 (6.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 107 (29.81%) Java
2 70 (19.50%) SQL
3 55 (15.32%) Perl
4 52 (14.48%) C#
5 41 (11.42%) Ruby
6 34 (9.47%) Python
7 32 (8.91%) JavaScript
8 30 (8.36%) Shell Script
9 23 (6.41%) Tcl
10 21 (5.85%) PHP
11 19 (5.29%) Bash Shell
12 17 (4.74%) Groovy
13 15 (4.18%) C++
14 9 (2.51%) Scala
15 8 (2.23%) VBScript
15 8 (2.23%) VB
16 6 (1.67%) C
17 5 (1.39%) Korn
18 2 (0.56%) Erlang
18 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (21.45%) Degree
2 35 (9.75%) ISEB
3 15 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.90%) CCNP
5 11 (3.06%) CCIP
6 10 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.11%) CISM
9 4 (1.11%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCSD
10 1 (0.28%) MCSE
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (44.01%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) TickIT
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (13.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) logstash
3 1 (0.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.28%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (10.86%) HP
2 20 (5.57%) Green Hat
3 17 (4.74%) Cisco
4 16 (4.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (4.18%) Oracle
6 10 (2.79%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.79%) Citrix
6 10 (2.79%) Teradata
7 7 (1.95%) Adobe
8 4 (1.11%) SAP
8 4 (1.11%) Siebel
9 3 (0.84%) Cognos
10 2 (0.56%) IBM
10 2 (0.56%) Telerik
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.56%) T-Plan
10 2 (0.56%) Tableau
11 1 (0.28%) Vermilion
11 1 (0.28%) New Relic
11 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IC Software
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago