The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Docklands, London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 28 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.71% 1.48% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 2.16% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £78,000 £75,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £92,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 139 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 75.39% 68.47% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 122 118 181
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Automation
London

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 16 April 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (57.14%) Confluence
4 8 (57.14%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) Test Management
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Equities
6 6 (42.86%) UNIX
6 6 (42.86%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (35.71%) Selenium
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
7 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
7 5 (35.71%) Derivative
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) ISEB
7 5 (35.71%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
7 5 (35.71%) JUnit
8 4 (28.57%) VBScript
8 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
8 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (57.14%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (57.14%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
4 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Equities
2 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
2 5 (35.71%) Derivative
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Management
2 6 (42.86%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Business Development
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VBScript
4 3 (21.43%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase