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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 125 163 159
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 157 157 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.26% 1.50% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.72% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 143 132 160
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
6221 9137 10718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.70% 87.53% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5619 7682 8946
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 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,000
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 5 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 5 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.

1 141 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (52.19%) QA
3 120 (47.81%) Java
4 112 (44.62%) Selenium
5 102 (40.64%) BDD
6 93 (37.05%) Ruby
7 81 (32.27%) C#
8 77 (30.68%) Python
8 77 (30.68%) Finance
8 77 (30.68%) Cucumber
9 75 (29.88%) TDD
10 64 (25.50%) Amazon AWS
11 61 (24.30%) Linux
12 58 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (23.11%) Software Engineering
12 58 (23.11%) WebDriver
13 56 (22.31%) DevOps
14 52 (20.72%) Jenkins
15 51 (20.32%) .NET
16 50 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 48 (19.12%) Test Strategy
18 46 (18.33%) SQL
19 42 (16.73%) Opscode Chef
19 42 (16.73%) Ansible
19 42 (16.73%) Red Hat
19 42 (16.73%) Ubuntu
20 39 (15.54%) SpecFlow
21 37 (14.74%) Automated Testing
22 36 (14.34%) Automation Testing
23 35 (13.94%) Test Scripting

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 13 (5.18%) Node.js
2 7 (2.79%) Apache
2 7 (2.79%) nginx
3 6 (2.39%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.99%) Mule
4 5 (1.99%) Mule ESB
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) 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 64 (25.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (7.97%) Route 53
4 13 (5.18%) GitHub
5 7 (2.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) Multicast
2 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.78%) Redis
3 7 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.59%) Big Data
4 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
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%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 112 (44.62%) Selenium
2 77 (30.68%) Cucumber
3 58 (23.11%) WebDriver
4 52 (20.72%) Jenkins
5 39 (15.54%) SpecFlow
6 24 (9.56%) JIRA
7 20 (7.97%) FitNesse
8 17 (6.77%) JMeter
9 16 (6.37%) TeamCity
10 14 (5.58%) JBehave
10 14 (5.58%) SoapUI
11 13 (5.18%) WATIR
12 12 (4.78%) JUnit
12 12 (4.78%) Maven
12 12 (4.78%) Mercurial
13 11 (4.38%) Git (software)
14 10 (3.98%) HP UFT
14 10 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.59%) Hudson
General
1 77 (30.68%) Finance
2 22 (8.76%) Banking
3 10 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.39%) Law
5 5 (1.99%) Retail
6 4 (1.59%) Automotive
6 4 (1.59%) Front Office
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (27.49%) Developer
2 49 (19.52%) Test Engineer
3 43 (17.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (16.73%) Analyst
4 42 (16.73%) QA Engineer
5 32 (12.75%) QA Test Engineer
6 31 (12.35%) Developer in Test
7 30 (11.95%) Test Analyst
8 24 (9.56%) Senior Test Engineer
9 23 (9.16%) Test Automation Engineer
10 19 (7.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 19 (7.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 17 (6.77%) Automation Test Analyst
11 17 (6.77%) Java Developer
12 15 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (5.98%) Senior QA Engineer
12 15 (5.98%) Test Manager
13 14 (5.58%) QA Analyst
14 13 (5.18%) Java Engineer
15 12 (4.78%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.32%) .NET
2 29 (11.55%) Gherkin
3 22 (8.76%) HTML
3 22 (8.76%) REST
4 20 (7.97%) CSS
5 19 (7.57%) CSS3
5 19 (7.57%) HTML5
6 18 (7.17%) SOAP
7 13 (5.18%) Behat
7 13 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (4.78%) Backbone.js
9 11 (4.38%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.38%) Web Services
10 10 (3.98%) XML
11 9 (3.59%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (3.59%) React
12 8 (3.19%) jQuery
13 7 (2.79%) JSON
13 7 (2.79%) Memcached
13 7 (2.79%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.56%) Fintech
2 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.37%) Blog
4 15 (5.98%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.78%) iPad
6 10 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.19%) Derivative
8 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.39%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.99%) User Experience
11 4 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.20%) Social Media
13 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
13 2 (0.80%) EMV
13 2 (0.80%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.30%) Linux
2 42 (16.73%) Ubuntu
3 30 (11.95%) Unix
4 21 (8.37%) Windows
5 7 (2.79%) Solaris
6 5 (1.99%) Android
6 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (40.64%) BDD
3 75 (29.88%) TDD
4 58 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (23.11%) Software Engineering
5 56 (22.31%) DevOps
6 50 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (19.12%) Test Strategy
8 37 (14.74%) Automated Testing
9 36 (14.34%) Automation Testing
10 35 (13.94%) Test Scripting
11 34 (13.55%) Scrum
12 33 (13.15%) QA Automation
13 28 (11.16%) Functional Testing
14 26 (10.36%) Manual Testing
15 23 (9.16%) API Testing
15 23 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (9.16%) Open Source
15 23 (9.16%) SDLC
16 22 (8.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.81%) Java
2 93 (37.05%) Ruby
3 81 (32.27%) C#
4 77 (30.68%) Python
5 46 (18.33%) SQL
6 24 (9.56%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.17%) Scala
8 11 (4.38%) Clojure
8 11 (4.38%) PHP
9 8 (3.19%) Perl
10 7 (2.79%) Groovy
11 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.80%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.80%) C++
12 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
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
Qualifications
1 34 (13.55%) ISEB
2 28 (11.16%) ISTQB
3 25 (9.96%) Degree
4 12 (4.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (52.19%) QA
2 25 (9.96%) SDET
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 24 (9.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (16.73%) Ansible
1 42 (16.73%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (12.75%) Puppet
3 10 (3.98%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (16.73%) Red Hat
2 20 (7.97%) SaltStack
3 17 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.78%) Rally
4 12 (4.78%) SAP
5 11 (4.38%) Google
6 10 (3.98%) Oracle
7 9 (3.59%) Twitter
8 7 (2.79%) HP
9 6 (2.39%) WorldPay
10 5 (1.99%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.59%) IBM
12 2 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.80%) DoubleClick
12 2 (0.80%) FXall
12 2 (0.80%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.80%) Qualys
12 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.80%) Teradata
12 2 (0.80%) Tradeweb
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Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Annapurna HR
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 14 days ago