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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 195 199 223
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 682 771 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.55% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.83% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 541 637 508
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
37403 42017 36693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.55% 84.62% 83.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31288 34926 30536
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -4 126 £57,500 +21.05% 33
Ealing -6 16 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 13 £68,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +19 12 £62,500 +56.25%
Hammersmith -1 3 £31,250 -
Romford - 2 £26,250 -
Teddington - 2 £34,250 -
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 758 (62.54%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (42.08%) QA
3 440 (36.30%) TDD
4 433 (35.73%) Java
5 417 (34.41%) SQL
6 393 (32.43%) Selenium
7 368 (30.36%) Finance
8 319 (26.32%) BDD
9 309 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
10 305 (25.17%) Scrum
11 302 (24.92%) C#
12 290 (23.93%) JavaScript
13 275 (22.69%) .NET
14 258 (21.29%) HTML
15 233 (19.22%) Manual Testing
16 228 (18.81%) Linux
17 219 (18.07%) Unit Testing
18 205 (16.91%) WebDriver
19 204 (16.83%) Cucumber
20 194 (16.01%) Test Scripting
21 185 (15.26%) CSS
22 179 (14.77%) Git (software)
23 177 (14.60%) SDLC
24 161 (13.28%) OO
25 158 (13.04%) Test Automation
26 152 (12.54%) Degree
27 151 (12.46%) Windows
28 149 (12.29%) SQL Server
29 142 (11.72%) Jenkins
30 138 (11.39%) XML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 39 (3.22%) Tomcat
2 34 (2.81%) Node.js
3 31 (2.56%) Apache
4 28 (2.31%) CMS
5 23 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.73%) JBoss
7 20 (1.65%) nginx
8 17 (1.40%) IIS
9 14 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.16%) Confluence
10 11 (0.91%) Drupal
11 9 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.58%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.33%) WordPress
15 4 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 56 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) SPSS
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.083%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.64%) SaaS
3 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.49%) PaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
5 8 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
6 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.33%) GitHub
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.17%) Joyent
10 1 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.97%) HTTP
2 27 (2.23%) Internet
3 20 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.99%) DNS
5 8 (0.66%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.41%) SSL
6 5 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.33%) Network Security
8 3 (0.25%) DSL
9 2 (0.17%) Intranet
10 1 (0.083%) Skype
10 1 (0.083%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 57 (4.70%) MySQL
4 43 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 41 (3.38%) RDBMS
6 37 (3.05%) Big Data
7 28 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 27 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.15%) MarkLogic
10 25 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.32%) SQLite
14 16 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
15 15 (1.24%) DB2
16 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.99%) Redis
18 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 393 (32.43%) Selenium
2 205 (16.91%) WebDriver
3 204 (16.83%) Cucumber
4 179 (14.77%) Git (software)
5 142 (11.72%) Jenkins
6 134 (11.06%) JIRA
7 104 (8.58%) Subversion
8 101 (8.33%) JUnit
9 93 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 70 (5.78%) Visual Studio
11 69 (5.69%) JMeter
12 67 (5.53%) Maven
12 67 (5.53%) QuickTest Pro
13 54 (4.46%) SpecFlow
14 43 (3.55%) SoapUI
15 42 (3.47%) TeamCity
16 39 (3.22%) FitNesse
17 38 (3.14%) Appium
18 37 (3.05%) Calabash
19 36 (2.97%) Ant
General
1 368 (30.36%) Finance
2 132 (10.89%) Banking
3 50 (4.13%) Games
4 35 (2.89%) Back Office
5 34 (2.81%) Front Office
5 34 (2.81%) Retail
6 32 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.23%) Marketing
9 22 (1.82%) Law
10 16 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.24%) Advertising
12 11 (0.91%) Billing
12 11 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.91%) Polish Language
13 10 (0.83%) Private Banking
14 8 (0.66%) Publishing
15 6 (0.50%) Legal
16 5 (0.41%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 391 (32.26%) Developer
2 228 (18.81%) Analyst
3 156 (12.87%) Tester
4 129 (10.64%) QA Engineer
5 124 (10.23%) Test Analyst
6 87 (7.18%) Senior Developer
7 82 (6.77%) QA Analyst
8 81 (6.68%) Java Developer
9 56 (4.62%) .NET Developer
10 53 (4.37%) Automation Tester
11 46 (3.80%) Consultant
12 44 (3.63%) C# Developer
12 44 (3.63%) Test Engineer
13 43 (3.55%) QA Tester
14 42 (3.47%) Software Engineer
15 40 (3.30%) Software Tester
15 40 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
16 38 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
17 37 (3.05%) Senior QA Engineer
18 36 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (22.69%) .NET
2 258 (21.29%) HTML
3 185 (15.26%) CSS
4 138 (11.39%) XML
5 132 (10.89%) Web Services
6 127 (10.48%) HTML5
7 106 (8.75%) jQuery
8 76 (6.27%) Spring
9 74 (6.11%) Ajax
9 74 (6.11%) ASP.NET
10 68 (5.61%) .NET Framework
11 66 (5.45%) RESTful
12 65 (5.36%) SOAP
13 53 (4.37%) Gherkin
14 52 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 52 (4.29%) CSS3
15 48 (3.96%) JSON
15 48 (3.96%) AngularJS
16 46 (3.80%) Django
17 45 (3.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 92 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 40 (3.30%) User Experience
6 36 (2.97%) Data Structures
7 33 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (2.56%) Hedge funds
9 28 (2.31%) Social Media
10 27 (2.23%) Equities
11 26 (2.15%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.82%) Mathematics
13 20 (1.65%) Derivative
14 17 (1.40%) SWIFT
14 17 (1.40%) Smartphone
15 15 (1.24%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.16%) Tandem
16 14 (1.16%) W3C
17 12 (0.99%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.99%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 228 (18.81%) Linux
2 151 (12.46%) Windows
3 80 (6.60%) Android
4 75 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 72 (5.94%) UNIX
6 23 (1.90%) Windows Phone
6 23 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.73%) Windows 8
8 19 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
10 15 (1.24%) CentOS
11 14 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.16%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.83%) Windows Vista
13 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.83%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.74%) Windows Phone 7
15 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (62.54%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (36.30%) TDD
3 319 (26.32%) BDD
4 309 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
5 305 (25.17%) Scrum
6 233 (19.22%) Manual Testing
7 219 (18.07%) Unit Testing
8 194 (16.01%) Test Scripting
9 177 (14.60%) SDLC
10 161 (13.28%) OO
11 158 (13.04%) Test Automation
12 134 (11.06%) E-Commerce
13 132 (10.89%) Regression Testing
14 125 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
15 120 (9.90%) MVC
16 117 (9.65%) Software Engineering
17 109 (8.99%) Software Testing
18 93 (7.67%) Open Source
19 91 (7.51%) DevOps
20 90 (7.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 433 (35.73%) Java
2 417 (34.41%) SQL
3 302 (24.92%) C#
4 290 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 135 (11.14%) Python
6 93 (7.67%) C++
7 92 (7.59%) Ruby
8 86 (7.10%) PHP
9 56 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 50 (4.13%) C
11 40 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 36 (2.97%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.81%) XPath
14 26 (2.15%) XQuery
15 25 (2.06%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.98%) Scala
17 19 (1.57%) Bash Shell
17 19 (1.57%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.49%) Perl
19 15 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (12.54%) Degree
2 111 (9.16%) ISEB
3 73 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (0.66%) HP ASE
6 6 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.41%) CISSP
7 5 (0.41%) CISA
8 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.083%) MCSD
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.083%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 510 (42.08%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) FATCA
3 3 (0.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.083%) EMIR
4 1 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.083%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.16%) Varnish
3 9 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.50%) Docker
5 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.17%) QEMU
6 2 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (4.46%) Puppet
3 34 (2.81%) Ansible
4 28 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (1.65%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.58%) CA LISA
7 6 (0.50%) OpenNMS
7 6 (0.50%) Salt
8 4 (0.33%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.25%) Control-M
9 3 (0.25%) WMI
10 1 (0.083%) Netcool
Vendors
1 135 (11.14%) Oracle
2 128 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.04%) HP
4 23 (1.90%) VMware
4 23 (1.90%) IBM
4 23 (1.90%) Google
5 17 (1.40%) Sybase
6 15 (1.24%) SAP
7 9 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.74%) Telerik
8 8 (0.66%) Zend
8 8 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.58%) AppDynamics
9 7 (0.58%) Pega
9 7 (0.58%) CA
9 7 (0.58%) TIBCO
9 7 (0.58%) Apple
10 6 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.50%) Unisys
10 6 (0.50%) Informatica
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to 70,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday