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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 197 219 217
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 707 684 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.41% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.66% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 543 584 538
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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
37934 41170 37203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.43% 84.70% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31806 34199 30717
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 £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +36 169 £55,000 +15.78% 26
Kingston Upon Thames - 20 £52,500 - 1
Ealing -20 18 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 12 £68,500 -
Twickenham - 12 £50,000 -
Teddington - 12 £50,000 -
Docklands, London +6 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow +4 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Hammersmith +2 1 £30,000 -
Morden - 1 £60,000 - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 873 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (41.10%) QA
3 497 (36.87%) TDD
4 457 (33.90%) Java
5 452 (33.53%) Selenium
6 421 (31.23%) Finance
7 410 (30.42%) SQL
8 396 (29.38%) Scrum
9 370 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
10 354 (26.26%) C#
11 343 (25.45%) BDD
12 312 (23.15%) JavaScript
13 298 (22.11%) .NET
14 266 (19.73%) HTML
15 248 (18.40%) Manual Testing
16 235 (17.43%) Unit Testing
17 227 (16.84%) Linux
18 217 (16.10%) Cucumber
19 212 (15.73%) WebDriver
20 202 (14.99%) Web Services
21 201 (14.91%) Test Scripting
22 199 (14.76%) CSS
23 194 (14.39%) Git (software)
24 182 (13.50%) OO
24 182 (13.50%) Degree
25 181 (13.43%) SDLC
26 175 (12.98%) Software Engineering
27 173 (12.83%) Test Automation
28 169 (12.54%) SQL Server
29 161 (11.94%) Microsoft

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 38 (2.82%) Node.js
3 37 (2.74%) Apache
4 26 (1.93%) CMS
5 22 (1.63%) JBoss
6 19 (1.41%) Confluence
7 17 (1.26%) nginx
8 16 (1.19%) Drupal
8 16 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.89%) IIS
10 11 (0.82%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.52%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.22%) SAS
16 3 (0.22%) WordPress
16 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 64 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.074%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Beauchamp
2 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.074%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.074%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.074%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.45%) SaaS
3 16 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.89%) PaaS
5 11 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (0.30%) GitHub
10 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.15%) Firebase
11 2 (0.15%) IaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.074%) Trello
12 1 (0.074%) Joyent
12 1 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.52%) HTTP
2 27 (2.00%) Internet
3 12 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.82%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.52%) DNS
6 6 (0.45%) LAN
6 6 (0.45%) WAN
6 6 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.30%) MVNO
8 3 (0.22%) Multicast
9 2 (0.15%) Intranet
10 1 (0.074%) DSL
10 1 (0.074%) Connectrix
10 1 (0.074%) Network Security
10 1 (0.074%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 83 (6.16%) Relational Database
3 60 (4.45%) MySQL
4 53 (3.93%) Big Data
5 44 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 42 (3.12%) RDBMS
7 37 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (2.08%) MarkLogic
12 20 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (1.41%) SQLite
13 19 (1.41%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.74%) Redis
17 9 (0.67%) DB2
18 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 452 (33.53%) Selenium
2 217 (16.10%) Cucumber
3 212 (15.73%) WebDriver
4 194 (14.39%) Git (software)
5 145 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 139 (10.31%) Jenkins
7 135 (10.01%) JIRA
8 101 (7.49%) Subversion
9 100 (7.42%) JMeter
10 95 (7.05%) HP UFT
11 94 (6.97%) Visual Studio
12 93 (6.90%) JUnit
13 67 (4.97%) SpecFlow
13 67 (4.97%) SoapUI
14 65 (4.82%) Maven
14 65 (4.82%) LoadRunner
15 49 (3.64%) FitNesse
16 43 (3.19%) Mockito
17 41 (3.04%) Behat
18 36 (2.67%) NUnit
General
1 421 (31.23%) Finance
2 143 (10.61%) Banking
3 68 (5.04%) Games
4 48 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.56%) Back Office
5 46 (3.41%) Front Office
6 44 (3.26%) Retail
7 26 (1.93%) Marketing
8 24 (1.78%) Law
9 21 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.41%) Advertising
12 14 (1.04%) Publishing
13 13 (0.96%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.82%) Polish Language
15 10 (0.74%) Legal
16 9 (0.67%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.45%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.37%) Automotive
18 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 459 (34.05%) Developer
2 210 (15.58%) Analyst
3 174 (12.91%) Tester
4 124 (9.20%) QA Engineer
5 108 (8.01%) Test Analyst
6 104 (7.72%) Senior Developer
7 96 (7.12%) Java Developer
8 76 (5.64%) QA Analyst
9 67 (4.97%) .NET Developer
10 59 (4.38%) Test Engineer
11 56 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 54 (4.01%) Automation Tester
13 52 (3.86%) Test Leader
13 52 (3.86%) Software Tester
13 52 (3.86%) QA Tester
14 51 (3.78%) Front-End Developer
15 42 (3.12%) Senior QA Engineer
16 41 (3.04%) Lead Developer
16 41 (3.04%) ScrumMaster
17 38 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (22.11%) .NET
2 266 (19.73%) HTML
3 202 (14.99%) Web Services
4 199 (14.76%) CSS
5 150 (11.13%) XML
6 131 (9.72%) HTML5
7 116 (8.61%) jQuery
8 91 (6.75%) .NET Framework
9 83 (6.16%) Spring
10 82 (6.08%) ASP.NET
11 80 (5.93%) SOAP
12 72 (5.34%) Ajax
13 67 (4.97%) RESTful
14 58 (4.30%) Gherkin
14 58 (4.30%) JSON
15 57 (4.23%) WCF
16 56 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 55 (4.08%) AngularJS
18 47 (3.49%) REST
19 46 (3.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (8.31%) Computer Science
3 91 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 67 (4.97%) Client/Server
5 59 (4.38%) User Experience
6 44 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 44 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 33 (2.45%) Equities
9 32 (2.37%) Derivative
10 31 (2.30%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.63%) Social Media
12 21 (1.56%) Mathematics
12 21 (1.56%) Semantic Web
13 17 (1.26%) Tandem
14 15 (1.11%) Smartphone
14 15 (1.11%) Fixed Income
15 14 (1.04%) W3C
15 14 (1.04%) Replication
16 13 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 227 (16.84%) Linux
2 151 (11.20%) Windows
3 81 (6.01%) Android
4 74 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 72 (5.34%) UNIX
6 32 (2.37%) Windows 8
7 23 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.63%) Windows Vista
8 22 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 19 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.26%) Windows Phone
11 14 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
13 10 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
15 8 (0.59%) CentOS
16 3 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (36.87%) TDD
3 396 (29.38%) Scrum
4 370 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
5 343 (25.45%) BDD
6 248 (18.40%) Manual Testing
7 235 (17.43%) Unit Testing
8 201 (14.91%) Test Scripting
9 182 (13.50%) OO
10 181 (13.43%) SDLC
11 175 (12.98%) Software Engineering
12 173 (12.83%) Test Automation
13 159 (11.80%) E-Commerce
14 147 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 127 (9.42%) Regression Testing
16 126 (9.35%) MVC
17 122 (9.05%) Kanban
18 113 (8.38%) Software Testing
19 98 (7.27%) Automation Testing
20 95 (7.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 457 (33.90%) Java
2 410 (30.42%) SQL
3 354 (26.26%) C#
4 312 (23.15%) JavaScript
5 152 (11.28%) Python
6 106 (7.86%) C++
7 99 (7.34%) Ruby
8 90 (6.68%) PHP
9 73 (5.42%) T-SQL
10 41 (3.04%) C
11 40 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 39 (2.89%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.74%) XPath
14 28 (2.08%) Scala
14 28 (2.08%) XQuery
15 20 (1.48%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.41%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.26%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.11%) VBScript
19 14 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 182 (13.50%) Degree
2 127 (9.42%) ISEB
3 76 (5.64%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (0.59%) HP ASE
5 8 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.37%) CISA
7 5 (0.37%) PhD
7 5 (0.37%) CISSP
7 5 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.074%) MCSD
10 1 (0.074%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.074%) MCPD
10 1 (0.074%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 554 (41.10%) QA
2 6 (0.45%) FATCA
3 5 (0.37%) WCAG
4 1 (0.074%) SLA
4 1 (0.074%) EMIR
4 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.41%) Varnish
3 16 (1.19%) Docker
4 9 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) KVM
6 2 (0.15%) QEMU
7 1 (0.074%) Squid
Systems Management
1 67 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (4.60%) Puppet
3 36 (2.67%) Ansible
4 25 (1.85%) Vagrant
5 20 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.82%) Salt
7 10 (0.74%) CA LISA
8 9 (0.67%) WMI
9 6 (0.45%) OpenNMS
9 6 (0.45%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.37%) Mesos
11 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.30%) Nagios
12 3 (0.22%) Control-M
13 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
14 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Satellite
14 1 (0.074%) Oracle ZFS
14 1 (0.074%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 161 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 140 (10.39%) Oracle
3 44 (3.26%) HP
4 35 (2.60%) Google
5 34 (2.52%) VMware
6 20 (1.48%) IBM
6 20 (1.48%) SAP
7 18 (1.34%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.11%) New Relic
9 10 (0.74%) AppDynamics
9 10 (0.74%) Pega
9 10 (0.74%) Telerik
9 10 (0.74%) Sybase
9 10 (0.74%) CA
10 9 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.59%) Coverity
12 7 (0.52%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.45%) Unisys
14 5 (0.37%) Hyperion
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £77000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75200 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lawn Tennis Association
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago