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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 219 165 178
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 594 754 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.70% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.04% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 505 630 704
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
38463 36988 41300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.66% 83.51% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31622 30655 35509
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 -32 107 £50,000 -6.97% 12
Ealing +12 10 £50,000 +2.04%
Chiswick 0 6 £42,500 -
Docklands, London -3 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Croydon +1 5 £46,500 +3.33%
Dagenham - 5 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -25 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Greenford - 3 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £41,875 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 887 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (47.19%) QA
3 514 (37.55%) Selenium
4 509 (37.18%) Java
5 489 (35.72%) SQL
6 384 (28.05%) TDD
7 353 (25.79%) C#
8 348 (25.42%) Finance
9 341 (24.91%) Scrum
10 331 (24.18%) BDD
11 324 (23.67%) JavaScript
12 323 (23.59%) .NET
13 276 (20.16%) Manual Testing
14 273 (19.94%) E-Commerce
15 263 (19.21%) Test Scripting
16 260 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
17 243 (17.75%) HTML
18 234 (17.09%) WebDriver
19 220 (16.07%) Test Automation
20 214 (15.63%) Web Services
21 210 (15.34%) Degree
22 204 (14.90%) Cucumber
23 189 (13.81%) JIRA
24 184 (13.44%) Windows
25 183 (13.37%) CSS
26 174 (12.71%) Python
27 167 (12.20%) Linux
28 164 (11.98%) Jenkins
29 163 (11.91%) Subversion
30 155 (11.32%) PHP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 59 (4.31%) Node.js
2 33 (2.41%) Confluence
3 30 (2.19%) Apache Solr
4 25 (1.83%) Apache
5 24 (1.75%) Drupal
6 15 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.02%) CMS
8 11 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.66%) IIS
10 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.29%) GemFire
14 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.22%) nginx
14 3 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 57 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.44%) Mingle
5 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Maya
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
8 1 (0.073%) SPSS
8 1 (0.073%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.073%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 21 (1.53%) Endur
2 15 (1.10%) Magento
3 3 (0.22%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (0.15%) RMDS
4 2 (0.15%) Monis
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.073%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.073%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 70 (5.11%) SaaS
2 49 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.34%) PaaS
4 30 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.90%) GitHub
6 19 (1.39%) Basecamp
7 13 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.37%) Joyent
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.06%) Internet
2 37 (2.70%) HTTP
3 15 (1.10%) LAN
4 12 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.37%) Firewall
6 4 (0.29%) Wireless
6 4 (0.29%) SMS
7 3 (0.22%) DNS
7 3 (0.22%) WAN
8 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.15%) SSL
8 2 (0.15%) DSL
9 1 (0.073%) SS7
9 1 (0.073%) SCCP
9 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.073%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.073%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.073%) snoop
9 1 (0.073%) Intranet
9 1 (0.073%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.84%) MySQL
3 74 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 45 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.78%) Big Data
6 32 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 28 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.02%) MarkLogic
14 13 (0.95%) Redis
15 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.73%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 514 (37.55%) Selenium
2 234 (17.09%) WebDriver
3 204 (14.90%) Cucumber
4 189 (13.81%) JIRA
5 164 (11.98%) Jenkins
6 163 (11.91%) Subversion
7 154 (11.25%) Git (software)
8 136 (9.93%) JUnit
9 123 (8.98%) Maven
10 118 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 117 (8.55%) Visual Studio
12 115 (8.40%) SpecFlow
13 87 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 75 (5.48%) SoapUI
15 69 (5.04%) TeamCity
15 69 (5.04%) FitNesse
16 68 (4.97%) Hudson
17 59 (4.31%) NUnit
18 47 (3.43%) CruiseControl
18 47 (3.43%) Ant
General
1 348 (25.42%) Finance
2 130 (9.50%) Banking
3 98 (7.16%) Games
4 81 (5.92%) Retail
5 62 (4.53%) Investment Banking
6 38 (2.78%) Marketing
7 36 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.48%) Publishing
9 32 (2.34%) Front Office
10 26 (1.90%) Advertising
11 23 (1.68%) Law
12 18 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.17%) Back Office
13 16 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.02%) Electronics
15 7 (0.51%) Legal
16 2 (0.15%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.073%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 459 (33.53%) Developer
2 216 (15.78%) Tester
3 200 (14.61%) Analyst
4 159 (11.61%) QA Engineer
5 142 (10.37%) Test Analyst
6 123 (8.98%) Test Engineer
7 104 (7.60%) Senior Developer
8 103 (7.52%) Java Developer
9 88 (6.43%) QA Analyst
10 71 (5.19%) QA Tester
11 52 (3.80%) Test Leader
12 51 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
13 48 (3.51%) Senior Test Engineer
14 43 (3.14%) Automation Tester
15 39 (2.85%) Software Developer
16 38 (2.78%) C# Developer
17 36 (2.63%) Software Tester
18 35 (2.56%) Team Leader
18 35 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
19 34 (2.48%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (23.59%) .NET
2 243 (17.75%) HTML
3 214 (15.63%) Web Services
4 183 (13.37%) CSS
5 143 (10.45%) XML
6 120 (8.77%) SOAP
7 113 (8.25%) RESTful
8 99 (7.23%) HTML5
9 90 (6.57%) Gherkin
10 87 (6.36%) ASP.NET
10 87 (6.36%) jQuery
11 76 (5.55%) REST
12 65 (4.75%) Spring
13 61 (4.46%) .NET Framework
13 61 (4.46%) WCF
14 54 (3.94%) Dojo
15 50 (3.65%) CSS3
15 50 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 45 (3.29%) AngularJS
16 45 (3.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.01%) Open Source
2 117 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 105 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (6.28%) Mobile App
5 77 (5.62%) User Experience
6 41 (2.99%) Equities
7 33 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (2.34%) Client/Server
9 30 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.68%) Derivative
10 23 (1.68%) Taxonomies
10 23 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.24%) Social Media
12 15 (1.10%) Video on Demand
12 15 (1.10%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.80%) iPad
14 10 (0.73%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.73%) iPhone
14 10 (0.73%) Physics
15 9 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 184 (13.44%) Windows
2 167 (12.20%) Linux
3 125 (9.13%) UNIX
4 77 (5.62%) Android
5 74 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.29%) Debian
9 3 (0.22%) Solaris
10 2 (0.15%) AIX
10 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.073%) zOS
11 1 (0.073%) SUSE
11 1 (0.073%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (28.05%) TDD
3 341 (24.91%) Scrum
4 331 (24.18%) BDD
5 276 (20.16%) Manual Testing
6 273 (19.94%) E-Commerce
7 263 (19.21%) Test Scripting
8 260 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
9 220 (16.07%) Test Automation
10 154 (11.25%) Regression Testing
11 153 (11.18%) Software Engineering
12 149 (10.88%) Performance Testing
13 140 (10.23%) OO
14 131 (9.57%) Unit Testing
15 125 (9.13%) Software Testing
16 116 (8.47%) Automation Testing
17 109 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 106 (7.74%) Test Strategy
19 105 (7.67%) Integration Testing
20 99 (7.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 509 (37.18%) Java
2 489 (35.72%) SQL
3 353 (25.79%) C#
4 324 (23.67%) JavaScript
5 174 (12.71%) Python
6 155 (11.32%) PHP
7 138 (10.08%) Ruby
8 96 (7.01%) C++
9 40 (2.92%) Perl
10 32 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 31 (2.26%) C
12 30 (2.19%) Groovy
12 30 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 21 (1.53%) Scala
14 21 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.46%) Lua
15 20 (1.46%) VBScript
16 18 (1.31%) VB
16 18 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 210 (15.34%) Degree
2 131 (9.57%) ISEB
3 93 (6.79%) ISTQB
4 44 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (0.95%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (0.66%) PhD
8 7 (0.51%) Brainbench
9 5 (0.37%) CISSP
9 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.15%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.073%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 646 (47.19%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) WCAG
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (0.44%) Varnish
2 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.073%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.073%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 83 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.31%) Puppet
4 11 (0.80%) Ansible
5 3 (0.22%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.15%) Nagios
6 2 (0.15%) Opsview
7 1 (0.073%) SCCM
Vendors
1 137 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 82 (5.99%) Oracle
3 61 (4.46%) HP
4 35 (2.56%) Google
5 21 (1.53%) Facebook
5 21 (1.53%) OpenLink
6 18 (1.31%) Adobe
7 16 (1.17%) SAP
8 13 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (0.95%) Cerillion
8 13 (0.95%) Zend
9 11 (0.80%) IBM
9 11 (0.80%) VMware
10 10 (0.73%) Sybase
10 10 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.66%) Xamarin
11 9 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 9 (0.66%) Siebel
11 9 (0.66%) JD Edwards
12 8 (0.58%) Sitecore
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum £40,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + On application
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 5k benefits package ontop
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum inc benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago