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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 222 263 191
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -72
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 623 505 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.22% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.42% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 505 409 581
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
35920 35617 37447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.84% 85.70% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30668 29923 30305
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +63 107 £57,500 +15.00% 21
Ealing - 13 £55,000 -
Wimbledon +7 9 - -
Croydon 0 7 £44,000 -
Chiswick -7 5 £70,000 +250.00%
Hammersmith -4 4 - - 1
Dagenham - 2 £50,000 -
Westminster - 1 £57,500 -
Clapham - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 819 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (39.24%) QA
3 466 (36.21%) Java
4 449 (34.89%) Selenium
5 432 (33.57%) TDD
6 427 (33.18%) Continuous Integration
7 393 (30.54%) SQL
8 339 (26.34%) C#
9 335 (26.03%) JavaScript
10 317 (24.63%) HTML
11 309 (24.01%) Web Services
12 285 (22.14%) BDD
13 282 (21.91%) .NET
14 280 (21.76%) Finance
14 280 (21.76%) Scrum
15 242 (18.80%) Jenkins
16 241 (18.73%) Degree
17 239 (18.57%) Software Engineering
18 236 (18.34%) Python
19 229 (17.79%) Git (software)
20 224 (17.40%) Test Automation
21 219 (17.02%) JIRA
22 213 (16.55%) CSS
23 205 (15.93%) WebDriver
24 196 (15.23%) Cucumber
25 192 (14.92%) Linux
26 188 (14.61%) Windows
27 180 (13.99%) OO
28 178 (13.83%) SQL Server
29 176 (13.68%) XML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 68 (5.28%) Node.js
2 38 (2.95%) Confluence
3 36 (2.80%) Apache
4 35 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.25%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.55%) IIS
8 19 (1.48%) CMS
9 16 (1.24%) JBoss
10 15 (1.17%) Drupal
11 13 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.78%) nginx
15 9 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.47%) Jetty
16 6 (0.47%) NServiceBus
17 5 (0.39%) Mule
17 5 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.71%) MS Office
3 10 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.16%) HipChat
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.078%) Maya
6 1 (0.078%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.078%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.078%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.078%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.04%) SaaS
3 27 (2.10%) GitHub
4 25 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.70%) IaaS
8 6 (0.47%) Firebase
9 4 (0.31%) Heroku
10 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.23%) Office 365
11 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.078%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.078%) Force.com
12 1 (0.078%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.50%) Internet
2 29 (2.25%) HTTP
3 13 (1.01%) Wireshark
4 12 (0.93%) SSH
5 11 (0.85%) DNS
6 10 (0.78%) Multicast
6 10 (0.78%) PuTTY
7 9 (0.70%) Telnet
7 9 (0.70%) Unicast
8 7 (0.54%) Diameter Protocol
8 7 (0.54%) SNMP
9 5 (0.39%) Network Security
9 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.31%) Intranet
10 4 (0.31%) LDAP
11 2 (0.16%) Extranet
12 1 (0.078%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.078%) DSL
12 1 (0.078%) GSM
12 1 (0.078%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 116 (9.01%) MySQL
3 89 (6.92%) Big Data
4 85 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.27%) MongoDB
6 44 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 41 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 41 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 33 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.48%) DB2
10 19 (1.48%) DbVisualizer
11 14 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.93%) Redis
13 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.85%) Informix
15 10 (0.78%) HBase
15 10 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 449 (34.89%) Selenium
2 242 (18.80%) Jenkins
3 229 (17.79%) Git (software)
4 219 (17.02%) JIRA
5 205 (15.93%) WebDriver
6 196 (15.23%) Cucumber
7 105 (8.16%) Subversion
8 98 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 88 (6.84%) Visual Studio
10 86 (6.68%) Maven
11 76 (5.91%) SpecFlow
12 67 (5.21%) TeamCity
13 66 (5.13%) JUnit
14 61 (4.74%) Hudson
15 57 (4.43%) SoapUI
16 52 (4.04%) JMeter
17 47 (3.65%) Appium
17 47 (3.65%) HP UFT
18 44 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 39 (3.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 280 (21.76%) Finance
2 88 (6.84%) Banking
3 82 (6.37%) Retail
4 48 (3.73%) Games
5 43 (3.34%) Front Office
6 41 (3.19%) Marketing
7 36 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.64%) Advertising
9 28 (2.18%) Legal
10 26 (2.02%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.94%) Publishing
12 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.78%) Law
12 10 (0.78%) Polish Language
13 5 (0.39%) Back Office
13 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.31%) Billing
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 455 (35.35%) Developer
2 186 (14.45%) Tester
3 160 (12.43%) Analyst
4 124 (9.63%) QA Engineer
5 121 (9.40%) Automation Tester
6 103 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 96 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 93 (7.23%) C# Developer
9 82 (6.37%) Java Developer
10 80 (6.22%) QA Tester
10 80 (6.22%) Senior Developer
11 79 (6.14%) Automation Engineer
12 70 (5.44%) Test Engineer
13 59 (4.58%) Selenium Tester
14 57 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 57 (4.43%) Software Engineer
15 55 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
16 54 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
17 53 (4.12%) QA Automation Tester
18 48 (3.73%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (24.63%) HTML
2 309 (24.01%) Web Services
3 282 (21.91%) .NET
4 213 (16.55%) CSS
5 176 (13.68%) XML
6 135 (10.49%) SOAP
7 133 (10.33%) HTML5
8 131 (10.18%) AngularJS
9 104 (8.08%) ASP.NET
9 104 (8.08%) REST
10 101 (7.85%) jQuery
11 94 (7.30%) RESTful
12 79 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 77 (5.98%) JSON
14 62 (4.82%) Sass
15 61 (4.74%) .NET Framework
16 58 (4.51%) CSS3
16 58 (4.51%) Gherkin
17 50 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 47 (3.65%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 174 (13.52%) Computer Science
2 153 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (6.92%) User Experience
4 58 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 50 (3.89%) Mathematics
6 34 (2.64%) Physics
7 29 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.18%) Fintech
9 27 (2.10%) Algorithms
10 26 (2.02%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.94%) Equities
12 24 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.86%) Semantic Web
12 24 (1.86%) Visualisation
13 23 (1.79%) iPad
14 22 (1.71%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.09%) N-Tier
16 13 (1.01%) Digital Media
17 12 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 192 (14.92%) Linux
2 188 (14.61%) Windows
3 144 (11.19%) Android
4 127 (9.87%) Unix
5 116 (9.01%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.79%) CentOS
7 20 (1.55%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
9 13 (1.01%) Solaris
9 13 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.31%) HPUX
12 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.16%) Gentoo
13 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.078%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 819 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (33.57%) TDD
3 427 (33.18%) Continuous Integration
4 285 (22.14%) BDD
5 280 (21.76%) Scrum
6 239 (18.57%) Software Engineering
7 224 (17.40%) Test Automation
8 180 (13.99%) OO
9 174 (13.52%) SDLC
10 167 (12.98%) Test Scripting
11 161 (12.51%) Manual Testing
12 158 (12.28%) E-Commerce
13 157 (12.20%) MVC
14 152 (11.81%) Software Testing
15 134 (10.41%) DevOps
16 125 (9.71%) Automation Testing
16 125 (9.71%) Unit Testing
17 117 (9.09%) Kanban
18 101 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
19 97 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 466 (36.21%) Java
2 393 (30.54%) SQL
3 339 (26.34%) C#
4 335 (26.03%) JavaScript
5 236 (18.34%) Python
6 145 (11.27%) Ruby
7 118 (9.17%) C++
8 117 (9.09%) PHP
9 58 (4.51%) Scala
10 46 (3.57%) Perl
11 42 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.64%) Objective-C
13 32 (2.49%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.79%) Groovy
17 17 (1.32%) VB
18 16 (1.24%) Clojure
18 16 (1.24%) VBScript
19 15 (1.17%) C
Qualifications
1 241 (18.73%) Degree
2 133 (10.33%) ISEB
3 129 (10.02%) ISTQB
4 59 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (1.01%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.78%) CISSP
10 9 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.54%) PhD
12 3 (0.23%) CBAP
12 3 (0.23%) IIBA
13 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.078%) CEH
14 1 (0.078%) CREST Certified
14 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.078%) SANS
14 1 (0.078%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (39.24%) QA
2 16 (1.24%) SDET
3 13 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.70%) SLA
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.16%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.078%) EMIR
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (4.35%) Docker
2 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.31%) Varnish
5 2 (0.16%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (3.50%) Ansible
3 44 (3.42%) Puppet
4 28 (2.18%) Mesos
5 20 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (1.55%) Nagios
6 17 (1.32%) yum
7 13 (1.01%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.78%) Graphite
9 7 (0.54%) OpenNMS
10 6 (0.47%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.47%) Salt
11 5 (0.39%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
12 4 (0.31%) OpenVAS
13 2 (0.16%) Control-M
13 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
14 1 (0.078%) Nessus
14 1 (0.078%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 145 (11.27%) Oracle
2 119 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 82 (6.37%) Google
4 34 (2.64%) Atlassian
5 31 (2.41%) HP
6 26 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.86%) hybris
8 20 (1.55%) Rally
8 20 (1.55%) SAP
9 19 (1.48%) Perforce
10 18 (1.40%) IBM
11 17 (1.32%) New Relic
12 16 (1.24%) Zend
13 14 (1.09%) VMware
14 13 (1.01%) Splunk
14 13 (1.01%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.85%) Adobe
16 10 (0.78%) Apple
17 8 (0.62%) Xamarin
18 6 (0.47%) Sitecore
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adaro Red
Salary: Stock Options after period
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
glh Hotels Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ITV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago