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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 409 312 321
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 212 374 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.87% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.04% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 196 325 302
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
35193 36060 36345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.63% 83.79% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29381 29162 30584
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 -4 65 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Uxbridge - 3 £32,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £43,750 -
Croydon +2 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 328 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (55.56%) Selenium
3 275 (53.61%) QA
4 197 (38.40%) Java
5 160 (31.19%) C#
6 159 (30.99%) SQL
7 156 (30.41%) BDD
8 154 (30.02%) WebDriver
9 148 (28.85%) TDD
10 144 (28.07%) Finance
11 132 (25.73%) Scrum
11 132 (25.73%) Test Automation
12 123 (23.98%) Cucumber
13 105 (20.47%) Test Scripting
14 94 (18.32%) Automated Testing
15 91 (17.74%) Ruby
16 88 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (15.01%) JavaScript
18 72 (14.04%) Mobile App
19 68 (13.26%) JIRA
20 65 (12.67%) Windows
21 64 (12.48%) TeamCity
22 63 (12.28%) Jenkins
23 62 (12.09%) Web Services
24 56 (10.92%) .NET
24 56 (10.92%) E-Commerce
24 56 (10.92%) ISEB
25 55 (10.72%) Python
26 54 (10.53%) Software Testing
27 53 (10.33%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (1.36%) Confluence
2 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.17%) CMS
3 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.78%) WordPress
4 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.58%) Node.js
5 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.39%) JBoss
6 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.58%) Force.com
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.14%) HTTP
2 7 (1.36%) Internet
3 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.39%) MVNO
5 1 (0.19%) DSL
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) SMTP
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.92%) MySQL
7 13 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.34%) Big Data
8 12 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.95%) Hazelcast
9 10 (1.95%) Neo4j
9 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.97%) QlikView
11 5 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.97%) SSDT
12 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.39%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 285 (55.56%) Selenium
2 154 (30.02%) WebDriver
3 123 (23.98%) Cucumber
4 68 (13.26%) JIRA
5 64 (12.48%) TeamCity
6 63 (12.28%) Jenkins
7 53 (10.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 52 (10.14%) Visual Studio
9 50 (9.75%) Git (software)
10 48 (9.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (9.36%) SpecFlow
11 42 (8.19%) Calabash
11 42 (8.19%) FitNesse
11 42 (8.19%) JUnit
12 32 (6.24%) Appium
13 31 (6.04%) Hudson
14 23 (4.48%) Bugzilla
14 23 (4.48%) Maven
15 21 (4.09%) NUnit
15 21 (4.09%) JBehave
General
1 144 (28.07%) Finance
2 38 (7.41%) Banking
3 24 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.48%) Retail
5 21 (4.09%) Games
6 11 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.14%) Front Office
7 9 (1.75%) Advertising
8 8 (1.56%) Publishing
8 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 128 (24.95%) Analyst
2 104 (20.27%) Tester
3 94 (18.32%) Developer
4 93 (18.13%) Test Engineer
5 77 (15.01%) Test Analyst
6 56 (10.92%) QA Analyst
7 49 (9.55%) Automation Engineer
8 39 (7.60%) Automation Tester
9 36 (7.02%) QA Engineer
10 28 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (4.87%) QA Tester
12 23 (4.48%) Automation Analyst
13 22 (4.29%) Senior QA Analyst
14 21 (4.09%) Java Developer
14 21 (4.09%) Test Leader
15 20 (3.90%) Automation Test Analyst
16 19 (3.70%) Architect
17 18 (3.51%) Test Manager
18 16 (3.12%) Software Engineer
18 16 (3.12%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.09%) Web Services
2 56 (10.92%) .NET
3 41 (7.99%) HTML
4 39 (7.60%) CSS
5 31 (6.04%) XML
6 22 (4.29%) ASP.NET
7 21 (4.09%) XSLT
8 20 (3.90%) RESTful
9 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.73%) Spring
10 14 (2.73%) WCF
11 13 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (2.34%) REST
12 12 (2.34%) JSON
12 12 (2.34%) JSP
13 11 (2.14%) CSS3
13 11 (2.14%) Gherkin
14 10 (1.95%) Apache Camel
14 10 (1.95%) JDBC
14 10 (1.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.04%) Mobile App
2 43 (8.38%) Open Source
3 27 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.51%) iPad
5 17 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.12%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.12%) iPhone
7 13 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.14%) Online Games
8 11 (2.14%) User Experience
9 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.56%) Social Network
10 8 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.56%) Equities
11 7 (1.36%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.97%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.67%) Windows
2 52 (10.14%) Linux
3 50 (9.75%) Android
4 46 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 29 (5.65%) UNIX
6 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.39%) Debian
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (30.41%) BDD
3 148 (28.85%) TDD
4 132 (25.73%) Scrum
4 132 (25.73%) Test Automation
5 105 (20.47%) Test Scripting
6 94 (18.32%) Automated Testing
7 88 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (10.92%) E-Commerce
9 54 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 52 (10.14%) Manual Testing
11 47 (9.16%) Regression Testing
12 41 (7.99%) Test Strategy
13 38 (7.41%) OO
13 38 (7.41%) Integration Testing
14 34 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (5.46%) Performance Testing
16 27 (5.26%) User Stories
17 25 (4.87%) CRM
18 24 (4.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 197 (38.40%) Java
2 160 (31.19%) C#
3 159 (30.99%) SQL
4 91 (17.74%) Ruby
5 77 (15.01%) JavaScript
6 55 (10.72%) Python
7 22 (4.29%) PHP
8 17 (3.31%) C++
8 17 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.92%) Perl
10 12 (2.34%) VBScript
10 12 (2.34%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.75%) C
12 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.56%) Scala
13 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.58%) Groovy
15 2 (0.39%) PHP5
16 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 56 (10.92%) ISEB
2 42 (8.19%) ISTQB
3 39 (7.60%) Degree
4 26 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.78%) VCP4
6 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) PMP
6 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (53.61%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (6.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.24%) HP
3 19 (3.70%) Oracle
4 17 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.92%) Green Hat
6 12 (2.34%) Cerillion
7 4 (0.78%) IBM
8 2 (0.39%) hybris
8 2 (0.39%) SAP
9 1 (0.19%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.19%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.19%) VMware
9 1 (0.19%) Telerik
9 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.19%) Intel
9 1 (0.19%) Apple
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Pollinate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago