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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 139 147 190
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +43
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 178 229 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.82% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.17% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 165 182 131
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
8767 10574 10104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.35% 83.95% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7516 8790 8739
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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.

1 245 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (54.45%) Selenium
3 192 (51.75%) QA
4 179 (48.25%) Java
5 172 (46.36%) Finance
6 167 (45.01%) BDD
7 146 (39.35%) WebDriver
8 140 (37.74%) C#
9 132 (35.58%) Cucumber
10 112 (30.19%) TDD
11 110 (29.65%) Continuous Integration
12 88 (23.72%) SQL
13 77 (20.75%) Ruby
14 75 (20.22%) Python
15 68 (18.33%) JUnit
16 60 (16.17%) .NET
17 57 (15.36%) HTML
18 55 (14.82%) Jenkins
19 52 (14.02%) Test Scripting
20 51 (13.75%) JavaScript
21 50 (13.48%) Banking
21 50 (13.48%) Open Source
21 50 (13.48%) Test Strategy
22 47 (12.67%) SpecFlow
22 47 (12.67%) Git (software)
22 47 (12.67%) Scrum
23 46 (12.40%) E-Commerce
23 46 (12.40%) Degree
23 46 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
24 45 (12.13%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.16%) CMS
2 8 (2.16%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.62%) Confluence
5 5 (1.35%) Apache
6 4 (1.08%) Node.js
7 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.54%) Drupal
8 2 (0.54%) nginx
8 2 (0.54%) JBoss
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) Mule
9 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.27%) TorqueBox
9 1 (0.27%) uiautomator
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) MS Office
2 2 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.08%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.54%) Route 53
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.27%) Veeva
5 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.82%) HTTP
2 9 (2.43%) Internet
3 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.81%) VPN
4 3 (0.81%) GSM
4 3 (0.81%) PSTN
4 3 (0.81%) VoIP
4 3 (0.81%) MPLS
4 3 (0.81%) Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.27%) Multicast
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.39%) MySQL
3 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.62%) Big Data
7 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.08%) Redis
7 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.54%) SimpleDB
9 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.54%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 202 (54.45%) Selenium
2 146 (39.35%) WebDriver
3 132 (35.58%) Cucumber
4 68 (18.33%) JUnit
5 55 (14.82%) Jenkins
6 47 (12.67%) SpecFlow
6 47 (12.67%) Git (software)
7 45 (12.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (11.86%) JIRA
9 37 (9.97%) NUnit
10 33 (8.89%) TeamCity
11 31 (8.36%) JMeter
12 29 (7.82%) FitNesse
13 24 (6.47%) Calabash
14 23 (6.20%) SoapUI
15 21 (5.66%) Appium
15 21 (5.66%) HP UFT
16 19 (5.12%) Hudson
17 18 (4.85%) Jasmine
18 17 (4.58%) TestNG
General
1 172 (46.36%) Finance
2 50 (13.48%) Banking
3 18 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.77%) Back Office
5 13 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.23%) Retail
7 11 (2.96%) Law
8 7 (1.89%) Games
8 7 (1.89%) Advertising
9 6 (1.62%) Marketing
9 6 (1.62%) Front Office
10 5 (1.35%) Billing
11 4 (1.08%) Legal
12 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.54%) Automotive
14 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (25.34%) Developer
2 73 (19.68%) Analyst
3 64 (17.25%) Test Engineer
4 47 (12.67%) Test Analyst
4 47 (12.67%) Tester
5 43 (11.59%) Automation Engineer
6 36 (9.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 33 (8.89%) QA Analyst
8 26 (7.01%) QA Engineer
9 24 (6.47%) Automation Tester
10 22 (5.93%) Automation Analyst
10 22 (5.93%) AWS Developer
10 22 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (5.39%) QA Leader
12 19 (5.12%) Senior QA Analyst
13 15 (4.04%) Junior
14 14 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
14 14 (3.77%) Test Specialist
14 14 (3.77%) Test Automation Specialist
14 14 (3.77%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.17%) .NET
2 57 (15.36%) HTML
3 36 (9.70%) .NET Framework
4 35 (9.43%) XML
5 31 (8.36%) Web Services
6 27 (7.28%) CSS
7 26 (7.01%) Entity Framework
8 24 (6.47%) RESTful
9 23 (6.20%) Spring
9 23 (6.20%) ASP.NET
10 22 (5.93%) Gherkin
11 21 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (4.31%) WCF
12 16 (4.31%) HTML5
13 15 (4.04%) jQuery
14 13 (3.50%) SOAP
14 13 (3.50%) QuickFIX
15 11 (2.96%) JSON
16 10 (2.70%) REST
16 10 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (6.74%) Equities
3 22 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.12%) Derivative
4 19 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.85%) Fixed Income
6 14 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.43%) User Experience
8 8 (2.16%) iPhone
9 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.08%) iPad
10 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.81%) Online Games
12 2 (0.54%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.78%) Windows
2 39 (10.51%) Linux
3 35 (9.43%) Android
4 33 (8.89%) Apple iOS
5 30 (8.09%) UNIX
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (45.01%) BDD
3 112 (30.19%) TDD
4 110 (29.65%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (14.02%) Test Scripting
6 50 (13.48%) Test Strategy
6 50 (13.48%) Open Source
7 47 (12.67%) Scrum
8 46 (12.40%) E-Commerce
8 46 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (11.59%) Automated Testing
10 40 (10.78%) OO
11 38 (10.24%) Regression Testing
12 33 (8.89%) Performance Testing
12 33 (8.89%) Automation Testing
13 32 (8.63%) Configuration Management
14 31 (8.36%) Software Engineering
14 31 (8.36%) Software Testing
14 31 (8.36%) DevOps
15 29 (7.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 179 (48.25%) Java
2 140 (37.74%) C#
3 88 (23.72%) SQL
4 77 (20.75%) Ruby
5 75 (20.22%) Python
6 51 (13.75%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.47%) Groovy
8 23 (6.20%) PHP
9 13 (3.50%) C++
10 11 (2.96%) Perl
11 7 (1.89%) VBScript
11 7 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.62%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.35%) C
13 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.81%) Tcl
15 2 (0.54%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.27%) Clojure
16 1 (0.27%) F#
16 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (12.40%) Degree
2 31 (8.36%) ISEB
3 26 (7.01%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) MBA
6 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (51.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.62%) Ansible
3 6 (1.62%) Puppet
4 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.81%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (5.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.85%) HP
3 16 (4.31%) WorldPay
4 15 (4.04%) Oracle
5 7 (1.89%) IBM
6 4 (1.08%) SAP
6 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.54%) Citrix
7 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Reuters
8 1 (0.27%) OpenText
8 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 34 minutes ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £61000.00 - £74000.00 per annum + pension and 26 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £53000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65 - £70 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12% Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health & Life Cover,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ULO Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 per annum plus excelle
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 19 days ago