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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 369 390 355
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 303 254 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.68% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 287 222 290
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
38275 37428 40822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.60% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31455 31067 34940
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +30 67 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Chiswick +5 8 £42,500 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £52,500 -46.15%
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £39,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 421 (63.60%) QA
2 409 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (49.85%) Selenium
4 221 (33.38%) Finance
5 217 (32.78%) Java
6 176 (26.59%) Test Automation
7 172 (25.98%) C#
8 166 (25.08%) SQL
9 158 (23.87%) WebDriver
10 149 (22.51%) BDD
11 130 (19.64%) Scrum
11 130 (19.64%) Test Scripting
12 121 (18.28%) Cucumber
12 121 (18.28%) TDD
13 114 (17.22%) Automated Testing
13 114 (17.22%) Ruby
14 112 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
15 111 (16.77%) JavaScript
16 108 (16.31%) ISEB
17 102 (15.41%) Manual Testing
18 95 (14.35%) Python
19 92 (13.90%) Degree
19 92 (13.90%) .NET
20 91 (13.75%) JIRA
21 90 (13.60%) QuickTest Pro
22 85 (12.84%) Regression Testing
23 82 (12.39%) E-Commerce
24 78 (11.78%) Software Testing
25 77 (11.63%) Jenkins
26 76 (11.48%) TeamCity

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.91%) CMS
3 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.60%) Node.js
5 2 (0.30%) Mule
5 2 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.60%) GitHub
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.51%) HTTP
2 9 (1.36%) LAN
3 8 (1.21%) MVNO
4 4 (0.60%) Internet
5 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.83%) Big Data
3 20 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.51%) Neo4j
8 10 (1.51%) Hazelcast
9 9 (1.36%) MySQL
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.30%) Redis
12 2 (0.30%) QlikView
12 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 330 (49.85%) Selenium
2 158 (23.87%) WebDriver
3 121 (18.28%) Cucumber
4 91 (13.75%) JIRA
5 90 (13.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 77 (11.63%) Jenkins
7 76 (11.48%) TeamCity
8 61 (9.21%) JUnit
9 56 (8.46%) SpecFlow
10 46 (6.95%) Bugzilla
11 45 (6.80%) Git (software)
12 43 (6.50%) FitNesse
13 42 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 42 (6.34%) Visual Studio
14 41 (6.19%) Hudson
15 37 (5.59%) JBehave
16 32 (4.83%) WATIR
17 26 (3.93%) Capybara
18 25 (3.78%) Maven
19 21 (3.17%) JMeter
General
1 221 (33.38%) Finance
2 39 (5.89%) Retail
3 33 (4.98%) Banking
4 26 (3.93%) Law
5 25 (3.78%) Games
6 21 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.96%) Front Office
9 12 (1.81%) Back Office
10 11 (1.66%) Advertising
11 8 (1.21%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.91%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Marketing
13 3 (0.45%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 215 (32.48%) Analyst
2 137 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 112 (16.92%) Tester
4 110 (16.62%) Developer
5 94 (14.20%) QA Analyst
6 93 (14.05%) Test Engineer
7 77 (11.63%) Automation Engineer
8 68 (10.27%) QA Engineer
9 44 (6.65%) Automation Tester
10 41 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
11 37 (5.59%) Test Manager
11 37 (5.59%) Automation Analyst
12 30 (4.53%) QA Tester
13 29 (4.38%) QA Automation Engineer
13 29 (4.38%) Automation Test Analyst
14 25 (3.78%) QA Leader
15 24 (3.63%) Test Leader
16 23 (3.47%) Senior Developer
17 21 (3.17%) Senior QA Analyst
18 20 (3.02%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.90%) .NET
2 68 (10.27%) Web Services
3 55 (8.31%) HTML
4 47 (7.10%) CSS
5 34 (5.14%) XML
6 33 (4.98%) ASP.NET
7 32 (4.83%) REST
8 29 (4.38%) SOAP
9 27 (4.08%) jQuery
10 24 (3.63%) Spring
11 23 (3.47%) WCF
12 22 (3.32%) J2EE
13 20 (3.02%) RESTful
14 18 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (2.72%) .NET Framework
15 16 (2.42%) Apache Flex
16 15 (2.27%) Symfony
17 13 (1.96%) Hibernate
17 13 (1.96%) HTML5
17 13 (1.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 53 (8.01%) Open Source
3 48 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.29%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.47%) Client/Server
6 22 (3.32%) User Experience
7 21 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.11%) Online Games
9 12 (1.81%) Derivative
10 10 (1.51%) iPad
10 10 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (1.21%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.06%) Spread Betting
12 7 (1.06%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.91%) Equities
13 6 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.46%) Linux
2 48 (7.25%) Windows
3 45 (6.80%) UNIX
4 29 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 28 (4.23%) Android
6 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (26.59%) Test Automation
3 149 (22.51%) BDD
4 130 (19.64%) Scrum
4 130 (19.64%) Test Scripting
5 121 (18.28%) TDD
6 114 (17.22%) Automated Testing
7 112 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (15.41%) Manual Testing
9 85 (12.84%) Regression Testing
10 82 (12.39%) E-Commerce
11 78 (11.78%) Software Testing
12 72 (10.88%) Test Strategy
13 62 (9.37%) Software Engineering
14 56 (8.46%) Performance Testing
15 48 (7.25%) User Stories
16 45 (6.80%) Unit Testing
17 41 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (5.59%) Integration Testing
18 37 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 217 (32.78%) Java
2 172 (25.98%) C#
3 166 (25.08%) SQL
4 114 (17.22%) Ruby
5 111 (16.77%) JavaScript
6 95 (14.35%) Python
7 42 (6.34%) Perl
8 36 (5.44%) PHP
9 23 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.32%) C++
11 20 (3.02%) VBScript
11 20 (3.02%) Groovy
12 19 (2.87%) Tcl
13 12 (1.81%) VB
14 11 (1.66%) PowerHouse
15 10 (1.51%) C
16 8 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.06%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (16.31%) ISEB
2 92 (13.90%) Degree
3 62 (9.37%) ISTQB
4 39 (5.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) MBA
8 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (63.60%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.15%) vSphere
1 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 51 (7.70%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.91%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) Puppet
3 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (6.80%) HP
2 43 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.17%) Oracle
4 16 (2.42%) Citrix
4 16 (2.42%) Green Hat
5 15 (2.27%) Altiris
6 12 (1.81%) Zend
7 7 (1.06%) SAP
8 6 (0.91%) Adobe
9 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.30%) Remedy
10 2 (0.30%) VMware
10 2 (0.30%) Orchard
10 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.15%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.15%) Facebook
11 1 (0.15%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.15%) Charles River
11 1 (0.15%) IBM
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Relocation package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £500 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + y
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago