The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 209 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 683 594 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.34% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.65% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 581 533 594
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39868 35953 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.58% 81.40% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 29823 35514
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
England

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 July 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 10 July 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 -14 154 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Ealing +10 7 £57,500 +17.34% 1
Docklands, London +4 7 £52,500 -8.69%
Croydon -4 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Dagenham - 2 £55,000 - 1
Harrow - 2 £32,500 -
Hammersmith -5 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £40,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £41,875 -
Surbiton - 1 £57,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 731 (48.73%) QA
2 589 (39.27%) Selenium
3 523 (34.87%) Java
4 520 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
5 461 (30.73%) SQL
6 423 (28.20%) TDD
7 380 (25.33%) Finance
8 374 (24.93%) C#
9 373 (24.87%) .NET
10 364 (24.27%) BDD
11 363 (24.20%) Scrum
12 317 (21.13%) JavaScript
12 317 (21.13%) E-Commerce
13 277 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
14 262 (17.47%) Test Scripting
15 249 (16.60%) WebDriver
16 247 (16.47%) HTML
16 247 (16.47%) Degree
17 237 (15.80%) Test Automation
18 200 (13.33%) CSS
18 200 (13.33%) Web Services
19 198 (13.20%) SQL Server
19 198 (13.20%) Cucumber
20 194 (12.93%) Git (software)
21 187 (12.47%) Windows
22 186 (12.40%) JIRA
23 184 (12.27%) Linux
24 180 (12.00%) XML
25 176 (11.73%) Jenkins
26 168 (11.20%) Subversion

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 44 (2.93%) Confluence
2 36 (2.40%) Node.js
3 33 (2.20%) Apache
4 29 (1.93%) Drupal
5 26 (1.73%) Apache Solr
6 21 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.00%) CMS
8 12 (0.80%) IIS
8 12 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.67%) LiveLink
11 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.40%) Jetty
11 6 (0.40%) nginx
12 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.20%) GemFire
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 72 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.47%) MS Office
3 13 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.40%) Mingle
5 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) Maya
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.93%) Magento
2 7 (0.47%) Monis
3 6 (0.40%) Pivotal CRM
3 6 (0.40%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.27%) SunGard APT
4 4 (0.27%) FastVal
5 3 (0.20%) Endur
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) RMDS
6 2 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.067%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.067%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.67%) SaaS
2 45 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.40%) PaaS
4 23 (1.53%) Rackspace Cloud
4 23 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.87%) GitHub
6 13 (0.87%) Basecamp
7 10 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.47%) Joyent
9 2 (0.13%) IaaS
10 1 (0.067%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 96 (6.40%) Internet
2 53 (3.53%) HTTP
3 12 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.80%) LAN
4 5 (0.33%) Firewall
5 4 (0.27%) Wireless
5 4 (0.27%) SMS
6 3 (0.20%) WAN
6 3 (0.20%) Intranet
7 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.13%) SSL
7 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.067%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.067%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.067%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.067%) snoop
8 1 (0.067%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.067%) VoIP
8 1 (0.067%) DNS
8 1 (0.067%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 130 (8.67%) MySQL
3 124 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 53 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (3.00%) RDBMS
6 33 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 32 (2.13%) Big Data
8 31 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (1.20%) MarkLogic
15 14 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.80%) DB2
16 12 (0.80%) CouchDB
17 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 589 (39.27%) Selenium
2 249 (16.60%) WebDriver
3 198 (13.20%) Cucumber
4 194 (12.93%) Git (software)
5 186 (12.40%) JIRA
6 176 (11.73%) Jenkins
7 168 (11.20%) Subversion
8 144 (9.60%) Maven
9 134 (8.93%) Visual Studio
10 127 (8.47%) JUnit
11 125 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 115 (7.67%) SpecFlow
13 104 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 104 (6.93%) SoapUI
14 101 (6.73%) FitNesse
15 76 (5.07%) NUnit
16 74 (4.93%) TeamCity
17 71 (4.73%) Ant
18 58 (3.87%) JMeter
19 56 (3.73%) JBehave
General
1 380 (25.33%) Finance
2 167 (11.13%) Banking
3 118 (7.87%) Games
4 86 (5.73%) Retail
5 64 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 51 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 47 (3.13%) Publishing
8 37 (2.47%) Marketing
9 33 (2.20%) Front Office
10 28 (1.87%) Advertising
11 18 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.13%) Law
13 13 (0.87%) Back Office
13 13 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.60%) Electronics
15 6 (0.40%) Legal
16 2 (0.13%) German Language
17 1 (0.067%) Japanese Language
17 1 (0.067%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.067%) Billing
Job Titles
1 462 (30.80%) Developer
2 242 (16.13%) Analyst
3 238 (15.87%) Tester
4 176 (11.73%) Test Analyst
5 166 (11.07%) QA Engineer
6 119 (7.93%) QA Analyst
7 118 (7.87%) Test Engineer
8 85 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 83 (5.53%) Java Developer
10 74 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
10 74 (4.93%) QA Tester
11 55 (3.67%) Test Manager
12 54 (3.60%) Software Developer
12 54 (3.60%) C# Developer
13 51 (3.40%) Senior Test Engineer
14 49 (3.27%) Test Leader
15 48 (3.20%) QA Test Analyst
16 47 (3.13%) Software Engineer
17 46 (3.07%) Senior Test Analyst
18 42 (2.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (24.87%) .NET
2 247 (16.47%) HTML
3 200 (13.33%) CSS
3 200 (13.33%) Web Services
4 180 (12.00%) XML
5 125 (8.33%) SOAP
6 122 (8.13%) HTML5
7 106 (7.07%) Gherkin
8 102 (6.80%) jQuery
9 95 (6.33%) ASP.NET
10 87 (5.80%) RESTful
11 76 (5.07%) REST
12 66 (4.40%) CSS3
13 65 (4.33%) WCF
14 56 (3.73%) JSON
14 56 (3.73%) Spring
15 51 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (3.33%) LAMP
17 44 (2.93%) .NET Framework
18 41 (2.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 143 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 129 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 110 (7.33%) Open Source
4 41 (2.73%) Equities
5 40 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 38 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (2.27%) Social Media
8 32 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (2.07%) Mathematics
10 28 (1.87%) Taxonomies
11 20 (1.33%) Derivative
11 20 (1.33%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.13%) iPad
14 15 (1.00%) Online Games
14 15 (1.00%) Digital Media
14 15 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
15 14 (0.93%) iPhone
16 13 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.80%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 187 (12.47%) Windows
2 184 (12.27%) Linux
3 117 (7.80%) UNIX
4 97 (6.47%) Android
5 92 (6.13%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.40%) Debian
11 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.40%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.33%) CentOS
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (28.20%) TDD
3 364 (24.27%) BDD
4 363 (24.20%) Scrum
5 317 (21.13%) E-Commerce
6 277 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
7 262 (17.47%) Test Scripting
8 237 (15.80%) Test Automation
9 166 (11.07%) Performance Testing
10 165 (11.00%) OO
11 162 (10.80%) Manual Testing
12 148 (9.87%) Test Strategy
13 147 (9.80%) Automation Testing
14 144 (9.60%) Software Engineering
14 144 (9.60%) Software Testing
15 126 (8.40%) Integration Testing
16 125 (8.33%) Unit Testing
17 109 (7.27%) Regression Testing
18 106 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
19 98 (6.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 523 (34.87%) Java
2 461 (30.73%) SQL
3 374 (24.93%) C#
4 317 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 164 (10.93%) PHP
6 158 (10.53%) Python
7 145 (9.67%) Ruby
8 87 (5.80%) C++
9 55 (3.67%) Perl
10 48 (3.20%) Groovy
11 38 (2.53%) T-SQL
12 33 (2.20%) VB
12 33 (2.20%) Objective-C
13 23 (1.53%) XPath
13 23 (1.53%) VBScript
14 21 (1.40%) Scala
15 18 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.20%) C
15 18 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
16 16 (1.07%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 247 (16.47%) Degree
2 161 (10.73%) ISEB
3 102 (6.80%) ISTQB
4 14 (0.93%) PhD
4 14 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.20%) CISSP
7 2 (0.13%) HND
7 2 (0.13%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.067%) Brainbench
8 1 (0.067%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.067%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.067%) PMP
8 1 (0.067%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 731 (48.73%) QA
2 5 (0.33%) WCAG
3 4 (0.27%) SLA
3 4 (0.27%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.53%) Varnish
3 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.067%) Xen
5 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.87%) Puppet
4 7 (0.47%) Ansible
5 5 (0.33%) Nagios
6 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.20%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.067%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.067%) SCCM
Vendors
1 158 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 123 (8.20%) Oracle
3 81 (5.40%) HP
4 25 (1.67%) Facebook
5 24 (1.60%) Google
6 18 (1.20%) Cognos
7 16 (1.07%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.00%) Xamarin
8 15 (1.00%) SAP
9 14 (0.93%) Adobe
10 13 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.87%) VMware
10 13 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.80%) Zend
11 12 (0.80%) Siebel
11 12 (0.80%) Business Objects
12 11 (0.73%) Cerillion
12 11 (0.73%) hybris
13 9 (0.60%) IBM
13 9 (0.60%) JD Edwards
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Performance Related Incentive Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £40k+great bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +bens+opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Private Healthcare, Ex
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago