The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 30 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.56% 1.06% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 1.33% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 150 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 81.41% 79.79% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 105 102 163
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Docklands, London region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Docklands, London

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Front Office
4 2 (40.00%) Equities
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Tcl
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) QA Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Derivative
1 2 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP