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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 209 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 638 782 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.90% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 509 632 549
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
37718 41209 38006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.72% 83.70% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31453 33760 31705
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 127 £54,250 +14.21% 30
Ealing +3 14 £60,000 +21.82%
Docklands, London -7 13 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +8 12 £40,000 - 2
Romford - 3 £22,500 -
Teddington - 2 £34,250 -
Hammersmith - 2 £32,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 698 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (43.66%) QA
3 414 (36.22%) Java
4 406 (35.52%) TDD
5 384 (33.60%) SQL
6 368 (32.20%) Selenium
7 332 (29.05%) Finance
8 309 (27.03%) C#
9 304 (26.60%) BDD
10 301 (26.33%) Continuous Integration
11 279 (24.41%) Scrum
12 274 (23.97%) JavaScript
13 258 (22.57%) .NET
14 240 (21.00%) HTML
15 229 (20.03%) Linux
16 219 (19.16%) Manual Testing
17 199 (17.41%) Unit Testing
18 193 (16.89%) WebDriver
18 193 (16.89%) Cucumber
19 179 (15.66%) Test Scripting
20 175 (15.31%) CSS
21 168 (14.70%) Git (software)
22 167 (14.61%) Test Automation
23 160 (14.00%) E-Commerce
24 159 (13.91%) OO
25 157 (13.74%) Web Services
26 153 (13.39%) Windows
27 147 (12.86%) Degree
28 142 (12.42%) Python
29 137 (11.99%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (2.62%) WebSphere
2 27 (2.36%) Node.js
3 25 (2.19%) CMS
4 23 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.84%) nginx
6 20 (1.75%) IIS
7 16 (1.40%) Confluence
8 15 (1.31%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.14%) Apache
9 13 (1.14%) Drupal
10 11 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.79%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.79%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.70%) JBoss
13 6 (0.52%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.44%) WordPress
15 4 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.087%) Mingle
4 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.087%) Magento
5 1 (0.087%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.087%) Summit
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.97%) SaaS
3 28 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.10%) PaaS
5 11 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
6 8 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
6 8 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.44%) GitHub
9 4 (0.35%) IaaS
9 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.26%) Joyent
10 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.087%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.087%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.41%) HTTP
2 25 (2.19%) Internet
3 22 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.40%) DNS
5 7 (0.61%) SSL
6 5 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.44%) DSL
7 4 (0.35%) Network Security
7 4 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.17%) Intranet
9 1 (0.087%) LDAP
9 1 (0.087%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 66 (5.77%) MySQL
3 51 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (2.80%) Big Data
6 25 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (2.01%) NoSQL
8 22 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.75%) MarkLogic
11 18 (1.57%) Redis
11 18 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.57%) DB2
12 14 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
14 10 (0.87%) LogicBlox
14 10 (0.87%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 368 (32.20%) Selenium
2 193 (16.89%) WebDriver
2 193 (16.89%) Cucumber
3 168 (14.70%) Git (software)
4 136 (11.90%) JIRA
5 128 (11.20%) Jenkins
6 95 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 95 (8.31%) JUnit
7 80 (7.00%) Subversion
8 74 (6.47%) Visual Studio
9 65 (5.69%) JMeter
9 65 (5.69%) SpecFlow
10 62 (5.42%) TeamCity
11 60 (5.25%) Maven
12 52 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
13 48 (4.20%) NUnit
14 42 (3.67%) Appium
15 41 (3.59%) SoapUI
16 40 (3.50%) JBehave
16 40 (3.50%) Calabash
General
1 332 (29.05%) Finance
2 114 (9.97%) Banking
3 60 (5.25%) Games
4 41 (3.59%) Retail
5 38 (3.32%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.71%) Marketing
7 25 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.19%) Front Office
8 21 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.57%) Advertising
10 16 (1.40%) Law
11 14 (1.22%) Back Office
12 13 (1.14%) Billing
13 10 (0.87%) Publishing
14 8 (0.70%) Polish Language
14 8 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.61%) Legal
16 5 (0.44%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 347 (30.36%) Developer
2 224 (19.60%) Analyst
3 149 (13.04%) Tester
4 143 (12.51%) Test Analyst
5 127 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 84 (7.35%) Java Developer
7 83 (7.26%) QA Analyst
8 78 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 58 (5.07%) Test Engineer
10 56 (4.90%) .NET Developer
11 43 (3.76%) Automation Tester
11 43 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 42 (3.67%) QA Tester
13 40 (3.50%) Software Tester
14 39 (3.41%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.24%) Consultant
15 37 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
16 35 (3.06%) C# Developer
17 33 (2.89%) Test Leader
18 31 (2.71%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (22.57%) .NET
2 240 (21.00%) HTML
3 175 (15.31%) CSS
4 157 (13.74%) Web Services
5 135 (11.81%) XML
6 122 (10.67%) HTML5
7 106 (9.27%) jQuery
8 76 (6.65%) SOAP
9 74 (6.47%) Spring
10 72 (6.30%) Ajax
11 66 (5.77%) ASP.NET
12 64 (5.60%) REST
13 59 (5.16%) RESTful
14 58 (5.07%) CSS3
15 55 (4.81%) .NET Framework
15 55 (4.81%) Django
16 52 (4.55%) Gherkin
17 50 (4.37%) JSON
18 47 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (3.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (9.10%) Mobile App
3 94 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 91 (7.96%) Open Source
5 35 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 34 (2.97%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (2.54%) Social Media
9 28 (2.45%) User Experience
10 23 (2.01%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.66%) Hedge funds
12 18 (1.57%) SWIFT
12 18 (1.57%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 16 (1.40%) Online Games
14 15 (1.31%) Equities
15 13 (1.14%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.05%) W3C
16 12 (1.05%) Derivative
17 11 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 229 (20.03%) Linux
2 153 (13.39%) Windows
3 82 (7.17%) Android
4 80 (7.00%) UNIX
5 76 (6.65%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 18 (1.57%) CentOS
9 17 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
10 16 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
14 7 (0.61%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.61%) Fedora
14 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (35.52%) TDD
3 304 (26.60%) BDD
4 301 (26.33%) Continuous Integration
5 279 (24.41%) Scrum
6 219 (19.16%) Manual Testing
7 199 (17.41%) Unit Testing
8 179 (15.66%) Test Scripting
9 167 (14.61%) Test Automation
10 160 (14.00%) E-Commerce
11 159 (13.91%) OO
12 137 (11.99%) Regression Testing
13 121 (10.59%) Mentoring
14 115 (10.06%) MVC
15 104 (9.10%) Software Testing
16 100 (8.75%) Software Engineering
17 95 (8.31%) Test Strategy
18 94 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
19 90 (7.87%) DevOps
20 89 (7.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 414 (36.22%) Java
2 384 (33.60%) SQL
3 309 (27.03%) C#
4 274 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 142 (12.42%) Python
6 100 (8.75%) Ruby
7 88 (7.70%) PHP
8 85 (7.44%) C++
9 51 (4.46%) C
10 36 (3.15%) T-SQL
11 32 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.19%) Perl
13 23 (2.01%) XPath
14 21 (1.84%) Scala
15 20 (1.75%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.75%) XQuery
16 19 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.57%) PL/SQL
18 15 (1.31%) VB.NET
19 13 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (12.86%) Degree
2 114 (9.97%) ISEB
3 74 (6.47%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (0.70%) HP ASE
6 6 (0.52%) CISSP
6 6 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (0.44%) CISA
8 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.087%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.087%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.087%) CISM
9 1 (0.087%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (43.66%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) FATCA
3 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.087%) SLA
4 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (1.57%) Varnish
2 13 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.52%) Docker
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.17%) QEMU
5 2 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 55 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (4.02%) Puppet
3 31 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (2.36%) Ansible
5 17 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.52%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.26%) Salt
7 3 (0.26%) OpenNMS
7 3 (0.26%) Control-M
8 1 (0.087%) Nessus
8 1 (0.087%) Nmap
8 1 (0.087%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.087%) Netcool
8 1 (0.087%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 119 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 102 (8.92%) Oracle
3 46 (4.02%) HP
4 26 (2.27%) IBM
5 24 (2.10%) Google
6 16 (1.40%) VMware
7 15 (1.31%) Sybase
8 13 (1.14%) Zend
9 11 (0.96%) Apple
10 9 (0.79%) TIBCO
10 9 (0.79%) SAP
11 7 (0.61%) Informatica
12 6 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.52%) Unisys
12 6 (0.52%) CA
12 6 (0.52%) Pega
12 6 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.52%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.52%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.44%) Telerik
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Masabi
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + 5-10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago