The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 344 352 406
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +54
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 309 360 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.92% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 290 332 285
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,969 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
Automation 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
35272 39059 42435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.55% 87.94% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30565 32775 35242
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +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 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the London region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in London

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in London

Automation Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +59 58 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Ealing +23 13 £60,000 +14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 3 £75,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £75,000 -
Hammersmith +6 1 £57,500 -
Wimbledon -15 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £48,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 469 (67.87%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (59.62%) Selenium
3 398 (57.60%) QA
4 298 (43.13%) Java
5 238 (34.44%) Finance
6 219 (31.69%) C#
6 219 (31.69%) SQL
7 217 (31.40%) BDD
8 215 (31.11%) TDD
9 193 (27.93%) Test Automation
10 191 (27.64%) Cucumber
11 173 (25.04%) Continuous Integration
12 149 (21.56%) Scrum
13 145 (20.98%) WebDriver
14 142 (20.55%) Test Scripting
15 124 (17.95%) .NET
16 118 (17.08%) Manual Testing
17 114 (16.50%) Degree
18 110 (15.92%) Test Strategy
19 107 (15.48%) Microsoft
20 105 (15.20%) Automated Testing
21 104 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
22 102 (14.76%) SDLC
23 98 (14.18%) Git (software)
24 96 (13.89%) Jenkins
25 95 (13.75%) SpecFlow
26 84 (12.16%) Regression Testing
27 80 (11.58%) Ruby
28 77 (11.14%) ISEB
28 77 (11.14%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.32%) Confluence
2 8 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.01%) Apache Solr
3 7 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.87%) CMS
4 6 (0.87%) IIS
5 4 (0.58%) Drupal
5 4 (0.58%) WordPress
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) CICS
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.16%) MS Office
3 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.58%) FastStats
4 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.62%) GitHub
2 13 (1.88%) SaaS
3 11 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Google Play
6 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) HTTP
2 9 (1.30%) Internet
3 8 (1.16%) SSL
4 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.58%) Broadband
6 2 (0.29%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 42 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 36 (5.21%) NoSQL
5 22 (3.18%) Hazelcast
5 22 (3.18%) Neo4j
6 21 (3.04%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.88%) MySQL
11 11 (1.59%) Big Data
12 9 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.87%) DB2
15 5 (0.72%) Power BI
16 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.43%) HBase
18 1 (0.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 412 (59.62%) Selenium
2 191 (27.64%) Cucumber
3 145 (20.98%) WebDriver
4 104 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 98 (14.18%) Git (software)
6 96 (13.89%) Jenkins
7 95 (13.75%) SpecFlow
8 77 (11.14%) JIRA
9 76 (11.00%) SoapUI
10 60 (8.68%) Appium
11 54 (7.81%) HP UFT
12 46 (6.66%) Maven
13 39 (5.64%) JUnit
14 38 (5.50%) Visual Studio
15 33 (4.78%) JMeter
16 26 (3.76%) FitNesse
17 22 (3.18%) Subversion
18 21 (3.04%) LoadRunner
18 21 (3.04%) NUnit
19 20 (2.89%) WATIR
General
1 238 (34.44%) Finance
2 60 (8.68%) Banking
3 49 (7.09%) Games
4 38 (5.50%) Law
5 26 (3.76%) Marketing
6 21 (3.04%) Retail
7 18 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.88%) Front Office
9 11 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.16%) Advertising
11 7 (1.01%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.72%) Electronics
12 5 (0.72%) German Language
12 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.58%) Legal
14 3 (0.43%) Back Office
14 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (30.39%) Analyst
2 174 (25.18%) Test Analyst
3 172 (24.89%) Tester
4 124 (17.95%) Test Engineer
5 117 (16.93%) Developer
6 114 (16.50%) Automation Tester
7 103 (14.91%) QA Engineer
8 90 (13.02%) QA Analyst
9 88 (12.74%) Automation Test Analyst
10 81 (11.72%) QA Tester
11 62 (8.97%) QA Test Engineer
11 62 (8.97%) Test Automation Engineer
12 60 (8.68%) Java Developer
12 60 (8.68%) QA Test Analyst
13 45 (6.51%) Developer in Test
14 44 (6.37%) QA Automation Tester
15 42 (6.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 40 (5.79%) Java Engineer
16 40 (5.79%) SQL Analyst
17 38 (5.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (17.95%) .NET
2 74 (10.71%) Web Services
3 65 (9.41%) XML
4 64 (9.26%) SOAP
5 59 (8.54%) HTML
6 49 (7.09%) REST
7 45 (6.51%) Spring
8 44 (6.37%) Gherkin
9 34 (4.92%) CSS
9 34 (4.92%) RESTful
10 30 (4.34%) JDBC
11 29 (4.20%) .NET Framework
12 28 (4.05%) HTML5
13 24 (3.47%) AngularJS
14 23 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (3.18%) Apache Camel
15 22 (3.18%) ASP.NET
15 22 (3.18%) JSP
15 22 (3.18%) XSL
15 22 (3.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 60 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.76%) Fintech
5 26 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (2.89%) User Experience
7 19 (2.75%) N-Tier
8 18 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.46%) Online Games
10 9 (1.30%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.01%) iPad
12 6 (0.87%) Derivative
12 6 (0.87%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.72%) Social Media
13 5 (0.72%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.43%) Blackberry
15 3 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.84%) Android
1 68 (9.84%) Apple iOS
2 60 (8.68%) Linux
3 55 (7.96%) Windows
4 41 (5.93%) Unix
5 4 (0.58%) Kali Linux
5 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (67.87%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (31.40%) BDD
3 215 (31.11%) TDD
4 193 (27.93%) Test Automation
5 173 (25.04%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (21.56%) Scrum
7 142 (20.55%) Test Scripting
8 118 (17.08%) Manual Testing
9 110 (15.92%) Test Strategy
10 105 (15.20%) Automated Testing
11 102 (14.76%) SDLC
12 84 (12.16%) Regression Testing
13 76 (11.00%) Functional Testing
14 73 (10.56%) Software Testing
15 66 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 64 (9.26%) Kanban
17 58 (8.39%) Unit Testing
18 56 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
19 52 (7.53%) E-Commerce
20 47 (6.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 298 (43.13%) Java
2 219 (31.69%) C#
2 219 (31.69%) SQL
3 80 (11.58%) Ruby
4 69 (9.99%) JavaScript
5 51 (7.38%) Python
6 22 (3.18%) PHP
7 16 (2.32%) C++
7 16 (2.32%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.32%) VB
8 14 (2.03%) Groovy
9 10 (1.45%) VBScript
10 9 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.01%) C
13 6 (0.87%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.72%) COBOL
14 5 (0.72%) XPath
15 4 (0.58%) Lua
Qualifications
1 114 (16.50%) Degree
2 77 (11.14%) ISEB
3 56 (8.10%) ISTQB
4 36 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (57.60%) QA
2 17 (2.46%) SDET
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.87%) CA Service Virtualization
2 6 (0.87%) Capistrano
3 5 (0.72%) SCCM
4 4 (0.58%) Puppet
5 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 107 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.37%) Oracle
3 39 (5.64%) HP
4 11 (1.59%) SAP
4 11 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.16%) Informatica
5 8 (1.16%) Splunk
5 8 (1.16%) StreamBase
6 7 (1.01%) Borland
7 6 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.87%) CA
7 6 (0.87%) Pega
7 6 (0.87%) Rally
7 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.87%) Siebel
7 6 (0.87%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.58%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.43%) Google
9 3 (0.43%) VMware
10 2 (0.29%) WorldPay
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 9 days ago
London
TDA Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
We Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago