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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 385 364 359
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 272 290 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.78% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 255 265 278
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
36338 37283 38695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.08% 83.63% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30719 30330 33012
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 +37 84 £55,000 - 10
Chiswick - 6 £44,500 -
Hillingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon -17 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Brentford - 1 £42,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £34,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 368 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (60.84%) QA
3 323 (56.47%) Selenium
4 211 (36.89%) Java
5 172 (30.07%) Finance
6 171 (29.90%) C#
7 167 (29.20%) SQL
7 167 (29.20%) BDD
8 160 (27.97%) WebDriver
9 145 (25.35%) TDD
9 145 (25.35%) Test Automation
10 131 (22.90%) Scrum
11 129 (22.55%) Cucumber
12 121 (21.15%) Test Scripting
13 113 (19.76%) Ruby
14 105 (18.36%) JIRA
15 104 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 100 (17.48%) Automated Testing
17 95 (16.61%) JavaScript
18 83 (14.51%) TeamCity
19 82 (14.34%) Python
20 81 (14.16%) E-Commerce
21 77 (13.46%) Manual Testing
22 76 (13.29%) Jenkins
23 72 (12.59%) ISEB
24 66 (11.54%) Web Services
25 63 (11.01%) Test Strategy
26 62 (10.84%) Software Testing
27 61 (10.66%) Windows
28 59 (10.31%) Linux

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (1.40%) Confluence
2 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.70%) Node.js
4 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) Drupal
5 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.17%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.52%) GitHub
3 3 (0.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.52%) Force.com
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.27%) HTTP
2 6 (1.05%) LAN
3 4 (0.70%) MVNO
3 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.67%) Big Data
3 20 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.92%) MySQL
6 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.87%) SSDT
10 5 (0.87%) QlikView
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.70%) Hazelcast
11 4 (0.70%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.17%) Redis
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 323 (56.47%) Selenium
2 160 (27.97%) WebDriver
3 129 (22.55%) Cucumber
4 105 (18.36%) JIRA
5 83 (14.51%) TeamCity
6 76 (13.29%) Jenkins
7 59 (10.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 58 (10.14%) SpecFlow
9 49 (8.57%) Visual Studio
10 47 (8.22%) JUnit
11 45 (7.87%) FitNesse
12 43 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (6.82%) Hudson
14 38 (6.64%) Bugzilla
15 34 (5.94%) Calabash
16 32 (5.59%) Git (software)
17 29 (5.07%) JBehave
18 24 (4.20%) Capybara
19 20 (3.50%) Appium
19 20 (3.50%) WATIR
General
1 172 (30.07%) Finance
2 32 (5.59%) Banking
2 32 (5.59%) Retail
3 25 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.27%) Front Office
5 12 (2.10%) Games
6 11 (1.92%) Back Office
7 10 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.75%) Law
8 9 (1.57%) Publishing
9 8 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.05%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (24.13%) Analyst
2 112 (19.58%) Test Engineer
3 102 (17.83%) Tester
4 88 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 87 (15.21%) Developer
6 72 (12.59%) Automation Engineer
7 61 (10.66%) QA Analyst
8 53 (9.27%) QA Engineer
9 32 (5.59%) Automation Tester
10 30 (5.24%) QA Tester
10 30 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (4.90%) Test Manager
12 27 (4.72%) Test Leader
13 24 (4.20%) Senior QA Analyst
14 23 (4.02%) Architect
15 21 (3.67%) QA Leader
16 20 (3.50%) QA Automation Engineer
17 18 (3.15%) Automation Analyst
17 18 (3.15%) Test Automation Engineer
18 16 (2.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.54%) Web Services
2 47 (8.22%) .NET
3 39 (6.82%) CSS
4 38 (6.64%) HTML
5 29 (5.07%) XML
6 20 (3.50%) ASP.NET
7 19 (3.32%) J2EE
7 19 (3.32%) REST
8 17 (2.97%) RESTful
9 16 (2.80%) Spring
10 14 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (2.10%) jQuery
11 12 (2.10%) Symfony
11 12 (2.10%) SOAP
11 12 (2.10%) WCF
12 11 (1.92%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.92%) XSLT
12 11 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (1.75%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.75%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.44%) Mobile App
2 49 (8.57%) Open Source
3 43 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.50%) Client/Server
5 20 (3.50%) iPad
6 19 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.32%) User Experience
7 18 (3.15%) iPhone
8 17 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.10%) Derivative
10 10 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.22%) Equities
13 6 (1.05%) Social Network
13 6 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.87%) Online Games
14 5 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.66%) Windows
2 59 (10.31%) Linux
3 45 (7.87%) UNIX
4 39 (6.82%) Android
5 35 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (29.20%) BDD
3 145 (25.35%) Test Automation
3 145 (25.35%) TDD
4 131 (22.90%) Scrum
5 121 (21.15%) Test Scripting
6 104 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (17.48%) Automated Testing
8 81 (14.16%) E-Commerce
9 77 (13.46%) Manual Testing
10 63 (11.01%) Test Strategy
11 62 (10.84%) Software Testing
12 53 (9.27%) Regression Testing
13 44 (7.69%) OO
14 41 (7.17%) Integration Testing
15 40 (6.99%) User Stories
16 37 (6.47%) Software Engineering
17 34 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
18 32 (5.59%) Performance Testing
18 32 (5.59%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 211 (36.89%) Java
2 171 (29.90%) C#
3 167 (29.20%) SQL
4 113 (19.76%) Ruby
5 95 (16.61%) JavaScript
6 82 (14.34%) Python
7 40 (6.99%) PHP
8 38 (6.64%) Perl
9 22 (3.85%) C++
10 19 (3.32%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.62%) Tcl
12 12 (2.10%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.10%) C
13 9 (1.57%) VBScript
14 7 (1.22%) Scala
15 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.52%) Lua
17 2 (0.35%) PHP5
17 2 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (12.59%) ISEB
2 59 (10.31%) ISTQB
3 54 (9.44%) Degree
4 33 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) PMP
7 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (60.84%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.17%) vSphere
1 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (6.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) Puppet
2 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (6.99%) HP
2 36 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.67%) Green Hat
4 18 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.10%) Oracle
5 12 (2.10%) Cerillion
6 9 (1.57%) Zend
7 8 (1.40%) Altiris
8 6 (1.05%) Citrix
9 4 (0.70%) SAP
10 2 (0.35%) IBM
10 2 (0.35%) VMware
10 2 (0.35%) Orchard
10 2 (0.35%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.35%) hybris
11 1 (0.17%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.17%) Remedy
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago