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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 329 383 401
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 360 305 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.74% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 332 285 204
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
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
37934 41167 37203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.43% 84.69% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31806 34196 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%

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 July 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 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 +3 62 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Ealing - 14 £52,500 -
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Romford - 1 £30,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £34,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 346 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (58.00%) Selenium
3 301 (51.81%) QA
4 281 (48.36%) Java
5 207 (35.63%) Finance
6 183 (31.50%) C#
7 161 (27.71%) BDD
8 156 (26.85%) SQL
9 145 (24.96%) WebDriver
10 140 (24.10%) Test Automation
11 138 (23.75%) Scrum
12 132 (22.72%) Cucumber
13 127 (21.86%) Manual Testing
14 126 (21.69%) Test Scripting
15 123 (21.17%) TDD
16 110 (18.93%) ISEB
17 98 (16.87%) Automated Testing
18 82 (14.11%) Microsoft
18 82 (14.11%) Degree
19 79 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
20 77 (13.25%) Software Testing
21 74 (12.74%) .NET
22 69 (11.88%) Regression Testing
23 66 (11.36%) SDLC
24 65 (11.19%) JavaScript
25 61 (10.50%) XML
26 60 (10.33%) Ruby
26 60 (10.33%) HP UFT
27 58 (9.98%) Test Strategy
28 57 (9.81%) FitNesse

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 15 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.72%) CMS
2 10 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.69%) Confluence
5 2 (0.34%) Node.js
5 2 (0.34%) WordPress
5 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Mule
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.89%) FastStats
3 8 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (0.69%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.52%) Summit
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.93%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.38%) Internet
2 7 (1.20%) HTTP
3 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
4 2 (0.34%) Broadband
4 2 (0.34%) GSM
4 2 (0.34%) PSTN
4 2 (0.34%) DSL
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.17%) MPLS
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) SMTP
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.48%) MySQL
4 24 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.75%) Neo4j
9 16 (2.75%) Hazelcast
10 15 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.72%) Big Data
13 9 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
17 1 (0.17%) SQLite
17 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 337 (58.00%) Selenium
2 145 (24.96%) WebDriver
3 132 (22.72%) Cucumber
4 60 (10.33%) HP UFT
5 57 (9.81%) FitNesse
6 56 (9.64%) Git (software)
6 56 (9.64%) JIRA
7 54 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (7.06%) JUnit
9 37 (6.37%) Maven
10 35 (6.02%) SoapUI
11 34 (5.85%) JMeter
12 32 (5.51%) Calabash
13 30 (5.16%) Visual Studio
14 28 (4.82%) LoadRunner
15 27 (4.65%) SpecFlow
16 26 (4.48%) Jenkins
17 25 (4.30%) Appium
18 15 (2.58%) RSpec
19 13 (2.24%) JBehave
General
1 207 (35.63%) Finance
2 48 (8.26%) Games
3 26 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.44%) Banking
5 19 (3.27%) Retail
6 16 (2.75%) Marketing
7 13 (2.24%) Front Office
8 10 (1.72%) Back Office
9 9 (1.55%) Law
9 9 (1.55%) Publishing
10 7 (1.20%) Advertising
10 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (32.01%) Tester
2 157 (27.02%) Analyst
3 104 (17.90%) Developer
4 96 (16.52%) Test Analyst
5 68 (11.70%) QA Analyst
6 61 (10.50%) Test Engineer
6 61 (10.50%) Automation Tester
7 47 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 45 (7.75%) QA Engineer
9 43 (7.40%) Software Tester
10 41 (7.06%) QA Tester
11 31 (5.34%) Automation Engineer
11 31 (5.34%) Test Leader
12 29 (4.99%) Automation Analyst
13 24 (4.13%) Automation Test Analyst
14 23 (3.96%) Senior Tester
15 21 (3.61%) Senior QA Engineer
15 21 (3.61%) QA Leader
15 21 (3.61%) AWS Developer
16 20 (3.44%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.74%) .NET
2 61 (10.50%) XML
3 34 (5.85%) Web Services
4 31 (5.34%) HTML
5 27 (4.65%) CSS
5 27 (4.65%) Spring
6 20 (3.44%) JSP
7 19 (3.27%) Gherkin
8 18 (3.10%) XSLT
9 17 (2.93%) XSL
10 16 (2.75%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (2.75%) SOAP
10 16 (2.75%) JDBC
10 16 (2.75%) RESTful
10 16 (2.75%) REST
10 16 (2.75%) Apache Camel
11 15 (2.58%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.72%) JSON
13 8 (1.38%) LINQ
13 8 (1.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.61%) Mobile App
2 43 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.44%) Client/Server
4 19 (3.27%) User Experience
5 18 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.75%) Online Games
7 11 (1.89%) Equities
8 10 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.55%) Java Card
10 8 (1.38%) Derivative
11 7 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.69%) EPoS
14 3 (0.52%) Replication
14 3 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.52%) Social Media
15 2 (0.34%) iPad
15 2 (0.34%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.34%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.47%) Linux
2 43 (7.40%) Apple iOS
3 41 (7.06%) Windows
4 40 (6.88%) Android
5 26 (4.48%) UNIX
6 14 (2.41%) Windows Vista
6 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.41%) Windows 8
6 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.69%) VMS
8 3 (0.52%) Debian
9 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (27.71%) BDD
3 140 (24.10%) Test Automation
4 138 (23.75%) Scrum
5 127 (21.86%) Manual Testing
6 126 (21.69%) Test Scripting
7 123 (21.17%) TDD
8 98 (16.87%) Automated Testing
9 79 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (13.25%) Software Testing
11 69 (11.88%) Regression Testing
12 66 (11.36%) SDLC
13 58 (9.98%) Test Strategy
14 54 (9.29%) E-Commerce
15 53 (9.12%) OO
16 34 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (5.68%) Open Source
18 32 (5.51%) Performance Testing
19 29 (4.99%) Load Testing
20 28 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 281 (48.36%) Java
2 183 (31.50%) C#
3 156 (26.85%) SQL
4 65 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 60 (10.33%) Ruby
6 29 (4.99%) C++
7 25 (4.30%) Python
8 22 (3.79%) Groovy
9 15 (2.58%) VBScript
10 13 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.38%) PHP
13 6 (1.03%) Scala
14 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.86%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.34%) VB
16 2 (0.34%) F#
16 2 (0.34%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 110 (18.93%) ISEB
2 82 (14.11%) Degree
3 56 (9.64%) ISTQB
4 50 (8.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (51.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.03%) Puppet
2 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (0.17%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 82 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.95%) Oracle
3 21 (3.61%) HP
4 11 (1.89%) WorldPay
5 10 (1.72%) IBM
6 7 (1.20%) SAP
6 7 (1.20%) Charles River
7 6 (1.03%) GoldenSource
8 5 (0.86%) Remedy
9 4 (0.69%) SimCorp
9 4 (0.69%) VMware
9 4 (0.69%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.52%) Murex
10 3 (0.52%) Calypso
10 3 (0.52%) Wall Street Systems
11 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.34%) ATG
12 1 (0.17%) Telerik
12 1 (0.17%) Tableau
12 1 (0.17%) AppDynamics
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago