The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 241 180 203
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 504 752 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.76% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.10% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 414 577 595
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34384 35861 37522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.22% 83.89% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28937 28996 31872
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the London region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in London

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in London

Automated Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -60 93 £50,000 -4.76% 20
Docklands, London -9 8 £51,250 -3.30%
Chiswick - 6 £20,000 -
Croydon +15 4 - -
Brentford - 4 £43,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £67,500 +170.00% 2
Wimbledon - 3 £67,500 -
Ealing - 2 £51,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Bromley +21 1 £67,500 +12.26%
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £65,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 578 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (42.98%) QA
3 378 (35.63%) SQL
4 368 (34.68%) Java
5 351 (33.08%) Selenium
6 332 (31.29%) TDD
7 318 (29.97%) C#
8 289 (27.24%) BDD
9 279 (26.30%) Finance
10 247 (23.28%) Scrum
11 243 (22.90%) JavaScript
12 234 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
13 199 (18.76%) Linux
14 194 (18.28%) Windows
15 192 (18.10%) .NET
16 187 (17.62%) WebDriver
17 185 (17.44%) HTML
18 184 (17.34%) Manual Testing
19 176 (16.59%) Test Automation
20 171 (16.12%) Cucumber
21 167 (15.74%) Test Scripting
22 158 (14.89%) Web Services
23 153 (14.42%) E-Commerce
24 144 (13.57%) CSS
25 142 (13.38%) Python
26 135 (12.72%) JIRA
27 134 (12.63%) Degree
28 130 (12.25%) OO
29 129 (12.16%) Git (software)
30 112 (10.56%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (5.18%) Node.js
2 23 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 22 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 21 (1.98%) IIS
5 19 (1.79%) CMS
6 15 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.13%) nginx
9 10 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 10 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.85%) Apache
10 9 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.75%) JBoss
11 8 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (0.57%) Drupal
13 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.47%) Confluence
14 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.38%) WordPress
14 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.79%) MS Office
3 6 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.094%) Maya
6 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.094%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.094%) Mingle
6 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (2.64%) Endur
2 8 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.28%) Magento
6 3 (0.28%) Summit
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.43%) SaaS
2 35 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.41%) PaaS
4 15 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
4 15 (1.41%) GitHub
5 8 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.38%) IaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) Joyent
10 1 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.30%) Internet
2 32 (3.02%) HTTP
3 21 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.13%) DNS
5 7 (0.66%) SSL
6 5 (0.47%) DSL
7 4 (0.38%) LAN
8 3 (0.28%) Network Security
9 1 (0.094%) LDAP
9 1 (0.094%) SAN
9 1 (0.094%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.54%) MySQL
3 48 (4.52%) Big Data
4 37 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 35 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 31 (2.92%) Redis
7 29 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.60%) DB2
11 17 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.51%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.85%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 351 (33.08%) Selenium
2 187 (17.62%) WebDriver
3 171 (16.12%) Cucumber
4 135 (12.72%) JIRA
5 129 (12.16%) Git (software)
6 112 (10.56%) Jenkins
7 104 (9.80%) SpecFlow
8 92 (8.67%) TeamCity
8 92 (8.67%) JUnit
9 75 (7.07%) Visual Studio
10 68 (6.41%) Subversion
11 65 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (5.75%) Maven
13 60 (5.66%) QuickTest Pro
14 53 (5.00%) NUnit
15 49 (4.62%) JMeter
16 47 (4.43%) FitNesse
16 47 (4.43%) Hudson
17 39 (3.68%) Bugzilla
18 30 (2.83%) JBehave
General
1 279 (26.30%) Finance
2 86 (8.11%) Banking
3 62 (5.84%) Games
4 37 (3.49%) Retail
5 36 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.92%) Marketing
7 24 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.79%) Front Office
9 12 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.13%) Law
10 11 (1.04%) Billing
11 9 (0.85%) Advertising
11 9 (0.85%) Publishing
12 8 (0.75%) Back Office
13 7 (0.66%) Legal
14 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.38%) Electronics
15 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 349 (32.89%) Developer
2 203 (19.13%) Analyst
3 131 (12.35%) Test Analyst
4 124 (11.69%) QA Engineer
5 118 (11.12%) Tester
6 86 (8.11%) QA Analyst
7 83 (7.82%) Java Developer
8 76 (7.16%) Test Engineer
9 66 (6.22%) Senior Developer
10 42 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
11 41 (3.86%) QA Tester
12 40 (3.77%) Test Leader
13 35 (3.30%) Automation Tester
13 35 (3.30%) QA Test Analyst
14 34 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
15 33 (3.11%) Senior QA Analyst
16 32 (3.02%) Software Engineer
17 30 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
18 29 (2.73%) Team Leader
18 29 (2.73%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (18.10%) .NET
2 185 (17.44%) HTML
3 158 (14.89%) Web Services
4 144 (13.57%) CSS
5 96 (9.05%) XML
6 87 (8.20%) HTML5
7 79 (7.45%) RESTful
8 75 (7.07%) SOAP
9 68 (6.41%) REST
10 67 (6.31%) jQuery
11 61 (5.75%) Spring
11 61 (5.75%) ASP.NET
12 59 (5.56%) AngularJS
13 54 (5.09%) Django
14 47 (4.43%) Hibernate
15 46 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (4.15%) Ajax
17 42 (3.96%) Backbone.js
17 42 (3.96%) Gherkin
18 40 (3.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.56%) Open Source
2 94 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (7.82%) Computer Science
4 78 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.11%) User Experience
6 32 (3.02%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.51%) GIS
11 13 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.13%) Online Games
13 11 (1.04%) Social Media
13 11 (1.04%) Equities
13 11 (1.04%) Statistics
14 10 (0.94%) Blog
14 10 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.94%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.94%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 199 (18.76%) Linux
2 194 (18.28%) Windows
3 84 (7.92%) Android
4 79 (7.45%) UNIX
5 77 (7.26%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.07%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.32%) CentOS
8 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.94%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (0.66%) Fedora
13 4 (0.38%) AIX
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
16 1 (0.094%) OS/400
16 1 (0.094%) zOS
16 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (31.29%) TDD
3 289 (27.24%) BDD
4 247 (23.28%) Scrum
5 234 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (17.34%) Manual Testing
7 176 (16.59%) Test Automation
8 167 (15.74%) Test Scripting
9 153 (14.42%) E-Commerce
10 130 (12.25%) OO
11 112 (10.56%) Software Engineering
12 110 (10.37%) Automation Testing
13 102 (9.61%) Regression Testing
14 100 (9.43%) MVC
15 97 (9.14%) Mentoring
16 95 (8.95%) Unit Testing
17 87 (8.20%) Kanban
18 82 (7.73%) Test Strategy
18 82 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
19 80 (7.54%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 378 (35.63%) SQL
2 368 (34.68%) Java
3 318 (29.97%) C#
4 243 (22.90%) JavaScript
5 142 (13.38%) Python
6 112 (10.56%) Ruby
7 90 (8.48%) C++
8 69 (6.50%) PHP
9 54 (5.09%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.96%) C
11 27 (2.54%) Perl
12 19 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.23%) Scala
15 13 (1.23%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.13%) Lua
16 12 (1.13%) VBScript
17 10 (0.94%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.85%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 134 (12.63%) Degree
2 85 (8.01%) ISEB
3 59 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 37 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.38%) Brainbench
7 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.094%) CISM
9 1 (0.094%) CEH
9 1 (0.094%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (42.98%) QA
2 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.66%) Varnish
2 6 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.094%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 40 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (2.26%) Puppet
4 19 (1.79%) Ansible
5 5 (0.47%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.19%) Netcool
8 1 (0.094%) Nessus
8 1 (0.094%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 102 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.79%) Oracle
3 33 (3.11%) Google
4 28 (2.64%) OpenLink
5 26 (2.45%) HP
6 20 (1.89%) IBM
7 19 (1.79%) Sybase
8 12 (1.13%) Apple
8 12 (1.13%) Zend
9 10 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.94%) Informatica
10 9 (0.85%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.47%) Open Text
11 5 (0.47%) SAP
11 5 (0.47%) Adobe
11 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.47%) Sencha
11 5 (0.47%) New Relic
12 4 (0.38%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.38%) Citrix
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + +benefits + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: £60k + 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £63000 - £67500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago