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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 151 145 230
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +85
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 155 227 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.78% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.12% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 137 174 97
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
8502 10690 9752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.09% 83.71% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7224 8942 8382
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 235 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (57.39%) Selenium
3 180 (52.17%) QA
4 166 (48.12%) Java
5 164 (47.54%) BDD
6 151 (43.77%) Finance
7 133 (38.55%) C#
8 127 (36.81%) WebDriver
9 123 (35.65%) TDD
10 120 (34.78%) Cucumber
11 97 (28.12%) SQL
12 88 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (20.00%) .NET
14 68 (19.71%) Ruby
15 64 (18.55%) Python
16 63 (18.26%) HTML
17 60 (17.39%) JUnit
18 54 (15.65%) JavaScript
19 53 (15.36%) Scrum
20 52 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
21 50 (14.49%) Jenkins
22 48 (13.91%) SpecFlow
23 47 (13.62%) Test Strategy
23 47 (13.62%) SQL Server
23 47 (13.62%) Banking
24 46 (13.33%) Test Scripting
25 45 (13.04%) .NET Framework
26 44 (12.75%) E-Commerce
27 43 (12.46%) Open Source
28 41 (11.88%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (5.51%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (1.74%) Apache
2 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.45%) Confluence
3 5 (1.45%) CMS
3 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.16%) Node.js
4 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Mule
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Office
1 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.16%) SaaS
2 4 (1.16%) GitHub
3 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.58%) Route 53
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.29%) Veeva
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.99%) HTTP
2 9 (2.61%) Internet
3 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.74%) MPLS
5 3 (0.87%) Wireless
5 3 (0.87%) VPN
6 2 (0.58%) Broadband
6 2 (0.58%) GSM
6 2 (0.58%) PSTN
6 2 (0.58%) BGP
6 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.29%) Multicast
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.25%) MySQL
3 20 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.03%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.16%) Big Data
10 3 (0.87%) Redis
10 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.58%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.58%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.58%) SimpleDB
11 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 198 (57.39%) Selenium
2 127 (36.81%) WebDriver
3 120 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 60 (17.39%) JUnit
5 52 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (14.49%) Jenkins
7 48 (13.91%) SpecFlow
8 40 (11.59%) JIRA
9 35 (10.14%) Git (software)
10 34 (9.86%) NUnit
11 32 (9.28%) JMeter
12 31 (8.99%) TeamCity
13 30 (8.70%) Calabash
14 29 (8.41%) Appium
15 27 (7.83%) QuickTest Pro
16 22 (6.38%) Hudson
17 20 (5.80%) FitNesse
17 20 (5.80%) SoapUI
17 20 (5.80%) TestNG
18 18 (5.22%) Maven
General
1 151 (43.77%) Finance
2 47 (13.62%) Banking
3 16 (4.64%) Retail
4 14 (4.06%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.90%) Back Office
5 10 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.61%) Law
7 7 (2.03%) Games
8 5 (1.45%) Advertising
9 4 (1.16%) Marketing
9 4 (1.16%) Billing
10 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.87%) Legal
10 3 (0.87%) Publishing
11 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (29.28%) Developer
2 61 (17.68%) Analyst
3 58 (16.81%) Test Engineer
4 47 (13.62%) Tester
5 41 (11.88%) Test Analyst
6 31 (8.99%) Automation Engineer
6 31 (8.99%) AWS Developer
7 27 (7.83%) Automation Tester
8 24 (6.96%) QA Analyst
9 21 (6.09%) Test Automation Engineer
10 20 (5.80%) Automation Analyst
11 16 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.64%) Test Specialist
11 16 (4.64%) Automation Specialist
12 15 (4.35%) Test Automation Specialist
12 15 (4.35%) QA Engineer
12 15 (4.35%) Senior QA Analyst
12 15 (4.35%) Junior
13 14 (4.06%) QA Leader
14 13 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.00%) .NET
2 63 (18.26%) HTML
3 45 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 38 (11.01%) Entity Framework
5 36 (10.43%) XML
6 32 (9.28%) CSS
7 31 (8.99%) ASP.NET
8 27 (7.83%) WCF
9 26 (7.54%) Web Services
10 22 (6.38%) RESTful
11 21 (6.09%) Gherkin
12 20 (5.80%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (5.22%) Spring
14 17 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (4.64%) HTML5
16 13 (3.77%) QuickFIX
16 13 (3.77%) jQuery
17 11 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (3.19%) JSON
18 9 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.80%) Equities
4 18 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.06%) Derivative
6 14 (4.06%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.90%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.32%) User Experience
8 8 (2.32%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (2.03%) iPhone
10 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.45%) iPad
10 5 (1.45%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.87%) Online Games
13 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.43%) UNIX
1 36 (10.43%) Linux
2 34 (9.86%) Windows
3 33 (9.57%) Android
4 30 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (47.54%) BDD
3 123 (35.65%) TDD
4 88 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (15.36%) Scrum
6 47 (13.62%) Test Strategy
7 46 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 44 (12.75%) E-Commerce
9 43 (12.46%) Open Source
10 39 (11.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 39 (11.30%) Automated Testing
10 39 (11.30%) Regression Testing
11 38 (11.01%) MVC
11 38 (11.01%) Automation Testing
12 29 (8.41%) SOA
13 28 (8.12%) OO
13 28 (8.12%) Test Management
14 27 (7.83%) Configuration Management
15 26 (7.54%) SDLC
15 26 (7.54%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (48.12%) Java
2 133 (38.55%) C#
3 97 (28.12%) SQL
4 68 (19.71%) Ruby
5 64 (18.55%) Python
6 54 (15.65%) JavaScript
7 21 (6.09%) PHP
8 16 (4.64%) Perl
9 15 (4.35%) Groovy
10 12 (3.48%) C++
11 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.03%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.74%) Tcl
12 6 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.45%) VBScript
13 5 (1.45%) C
13 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.58%) Korn
14 2 (0.58%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 41 (11.88%) Degree
2 30 (8.70%) ISEB
3 26 (7.54%) ISTQB
4 14 (4.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) CCNP
6 2 (0.58%) CCIP
6 2 (0.58%) MBA
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (52.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.74%) Puppet
3 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.87%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.87%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (5.22%) Oracle
2 17 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.64%) HP
4 12 (3.48%) WorldPay
5 5 (1.45%) IBM
6 4 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.29%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.29%) Facebook
8 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.29%) Reuters
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) SAP
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £65,000 plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Up to £0 per annum Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago