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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 348 395 363
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -32
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 320 250 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.55% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 304 226 281
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
37801 37914 39018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.40% 83.49% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31439 31626 33215
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +54 84 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Chiswick - 10 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £37,500 +44.23%
Brentford - 1 £42,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 409 (65.34%) QA
2 406 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (52.88%) Selenium
4 199 (31.79%) Java
4 199 (31.79%) Finance
5 180 (28.75%) C#
6 173 (27.64%) SQL
7 160 (25.56%) WebDriver
8 159 (25.40%) Test Automation
9 157 (25.08%) BDD
10 130 (20.77%) Test Scripting
11 127 (20.29%) TDD
12 125 (19.97%) Scrum
13 121 (19.33%) Cucumber
14 118 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (18.21%) Ruby
16 109 (17.41%) JavaScript
17 108 (17.25%) JIRA
18 105 (16.77%) Automated Testing
19 99 (15.81%) Manual Testing
20 96 (15.34%) ISEB
21 93 (14.86%) TeamCity
22 89 (14.22%) Python
23 84 (13.42%) E-Commerce
24 79 (12.62%) Jenkins
25 78 (12.46%) .NET
26 76 (12.14%) QuickTest Pro
26 76 (12.14%) Test Strategy
27 72 (11.50%) Regression Testing
28 70 (11.18%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.48%) Confluence
3 3 (0.48%) Node.js
3 3 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) Drupal
4 1 (0.16%) Mule
4 1 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) JDE OneWorld
1 5 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.64%) GitHub
2 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) Force.com
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) Trello
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.60%) HTTP
2 9 (1.44%) LAN
3 6 (0.96%) MVNO
4 4 (0.64%) Internet
5 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.47%) Big Data
3 18 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.28%) Hazelcast
8 8 (1.28%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.12%) MySQL
9 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.48%) QlikView
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.32%) SSDT
14 1 (0.16%) Redis
14 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 331 (52.88%) Selenium
2 160 (25.56%) WebDriver
3 121 (19.33%) Cucumber
4 108 (17.25%) JIRA
5 93 (14.86%) TeamCity
6 79 (12.62%) Jenkins
7 76 (12.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 61 (9.74%) SpecFlow
9 52 (8.31%) JUnit
10 49 (7.83%) Visual Studio
11 48 (7.67%) Bugzilla
12 47 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 46 (7.35%) FitNesse
14 42 (6.71%) Hudson
15 39 (6.23%) Git (software)
16 34 (5.43%) JBehave
17 33 (5.27%) WATIR
18 27 (4.31%) Capybara
19 24 (3.83%) JMeter
20 23 (3.67%) Calabash
General
1 199 (31.79%) Finance
2 35 (5.59%) Retail
3 26 (4.15%) Banking
4 24 (3.83%) Law
5 19 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.88%) Games
7 16 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.40%) Front Office
9 12 (1.92%) Back Office
10 8 (1.28%) Advertising
11 5 (0.80%) Publishing
11 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Marketing
12 3 (0.48%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 192 (30.67%) Analyst
2 124 (19.81%) Test Analyst
3 106 (16.93%) Test Engineer
4 97 (15.50%) Tester
5 92 (14.70%) Developer
6 83 (13.26%) QA Analyst
7 80 (12.78%) Automation Engineer
8 64 (10.22%) QA Engineer
9 38 (6.07%) Senior Analyst
10 37 (5.91%) Automation Tester
11 35 (5.59%) Automation Analyst
12 29 (4.63%) Test Manager
13 27 (4.31%) QA Tester
13 27 (4.31%) Test Leader
14 26 (4.15%) QA Leader
14 26 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
14 26 (4.15%) QA Automation Engineer
15 22 (3.51%) Architect
16 21 (3.35%) Senior QA Analyst
16 21 (3.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (12.46%) .NET
2 65 (10.38%) Web Services
3 46 (7.35%) HTML
4 43 (6.87%) CSS
5 32 (5.11%) XML
6 31 (4.95%) ASP.NET
7 26 (4.15%) REST
8 23 (3.67%) J2EE
9 22 (3.51%) Spring
9 22 (3.51%) jQuery
10 20 (3.19%) WCF
11 18 (2.88%) SOAP
11 18 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (2.56%) RESTful
13 15 (2.40%) Symfony
14 13 (2.08%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.08%) XSLT
15 12 (1.92%) Backbone.js
15 12 (1.92%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.95%) Open Source
2 49 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.87%) Computer Science
4 33 (5.27%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.99%) Client/Server
6 22 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (3.51%) User Experience
7 18 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.92%) Derivative
9 9 (1.44%) iPad
9 9 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (1.44%) Online Games
10 8 (1.28%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.96%) Equities
12 5 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.80%) Spread Betting
12 5 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.80%) iPhone
12 5 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.58%) Windows
1 60 (9.58%) Linux
2 45 (7.19%) UNIX
3 26 (4.15%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.83%) Android
5 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (25.40%) Test Automation
3 157 (25.08%) BDD
4 130 (20.77%) Test Scripting
5 127 (20.29%) TDD
6 125 (19.97%) Scrum
7 118 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
8 105 (16.77%) Automated Testing
9 99 (15.81%) Manual Testing
10 84 (13.42%) E-Commerce
11 76 (12.14%) Test Strategy
12 72 (11.50%) Regression Testing
13 70 (11.18%) Software Testing
14 54 (8.63%) Software Engineering
15 50 (7.99%) User Stories
16 48 (7.67%) Performance Testing
17 40 (6.39%) OO
18 38 (6.07%) Integration Testing
19 35 (5.59%) Unit Testing
20 34 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (31.79%) Java
2 180 (28.75%) C#
3 173 (27.64%) SQL
4 114 (18.21%) Ruby
5 109 (17.41%) JavaScript
6 89 (14.22%) Python
7 43 (6.87%) Perl
8 40 (6.39%) PHP
9 23 (3.67%) C++
10 22 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.04%) Tcl
12 12 (1.92%) VBScript
13 11 (1.76%) C
14 10 (1.60%) PowerHouse
15 9 (1.44%) Groovy
16 8 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.12%) VB
17 7 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.96%) Scala
19 5 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 96 (15.34%) ISEB
2 70 (11.18%) Degree
3 64 (10.22%) ISTQB
4 36 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (65.34%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.16%) vSphere
1 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 50 (7.99%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (7.51%) HP
2 39 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.51%) Green Hat
4 15 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (2.40%) Altiris
5 14 (2.24%) Citrix
6 12 (1.92%) Oracle
6 12 (1.92%) Zend
7 8 (1.28%) Cerillion
8 6 (0.96%) SAP
9 4 (0.64%) Adobe
10 2 (0.32%) Remedy
10 2 (0.32%) VMware
10 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.32%) Orchard
11 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.16%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.16%) Facebook
11 1 (0.16%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.16%) Charles River
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + ote £85K
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago