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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 325 445 331
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -114
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 393 224 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.50% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.58% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 365 202 404
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.79%
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
37554 38789 42993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.12% 87.11% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32308 32375 35356
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,863 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +49 44 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Ealing - 8 £55,000 - 1
Brentford - 4 £52,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 - -
Isleworth - 3 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +9 2 £46,250 - 1
Uxbridge +8 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 1 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Sidcup -1 1 £42,250 -
Surbiton - 1 £35,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 -
Finchley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £51,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 498 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (58.83%) Selenium
3 412 (54.71%) QA
4 296 (39.31%) Java
5 257 (34.13%) TDD
6 242 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 234 (31.08%) BDD
8 229 (30.41%) Finance
9 228 (30.28%) C#
10 214 (28.42%) SQL
11 190 (25.23%) WebDriver
12 184 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
13 171 (22.71%) Cucumber
14 159 (21.12%) Scrum
15 155 (20.58%) Test Scripting
16 138 (18.33%) Degree
17 134 (17.80%) .NET
18 133 (17.66%) Automated Testing
18 133 (17.66%) Manual Testing
19 120 (15.94%) Git (software)
20 114 (15.14%) Jenkins
21 111 (14.74%) ISEB
22 105 (13.94%) Microsoft
23 103 (13.68%) Test Strategy
24 102 (13.55%) Ruby
25 99 (13.15%) SDLC
26 98 (13.01%) Software Testing
27 96 (12.75%) SpecFlow
28 95 (12.62%) Web Services
29 89 (11.82%) JavaScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.39%) Apache Solr
3 17 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.99%) Confluence
5 12 (1.59%) Apache
6 6 (0.80%) CMS
6 6 (0.80%) Jetty
6 6 (0.80%) nginx
6 6 (0.80%) Node.js
7 5 (0.66%) JBoss
8 4 (0.53%) IIS
9 3 (0.40%) Drupal
9 3 (0.40%) Mule
9 3 (0.40%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.59%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.66%) GitHub
2 10 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.06%) SaaS
4 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.99%) Internet
2 7 (0.93%) Broadband
3 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) Telnet
5 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.51%) MongoDB
3 47 (6.24%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.19%) Big Data
6 22 (2.92%) Hazelcast
6 22 (2.92%) Neo4j
7 21 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.86%) MySQL
8 14 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.40%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.40%) Power BI
12 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.27%) HBase
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 443 (58.83%) Selenium
2 190 (25.23%) WebDriver
3 171 (22.71%) Cucumber
4 120 (15.94%) Git (software)
5 114 (15.14%) Jenkins
6 96 (12.75%) SpecFlow
7 85 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 69 (9.16%) JIRA
9 66 (8.76%) Maven
10 65 (8.63%) HP UFT
11 53 (7.04%) Appium
12 52 (6.91%) JUnit
13 48 (6.37%) SoapUI
14 35 (4.65%) Gradle
15 33 (4.38%) Visual Studio
16 26 (3.45%) WATIR
17 25 (3.32%) FitNesse
17 25 (3.32%) Subversion
18 22 (2.92%) Calabash
18 22 (2.92%) JMeter
General
1 229 (30.41%) Finance
2 55 (7.30%) Banking
3 46 (6.11%) Games
4 35 (4.65%) Law
5 33 (4.38%) Retail
6 24 (3.19%) Marketing
7 21 (2.79%) Front Office
8 17 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 17 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.99%) Advertising
10 11 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.93%) Publishing
12 6 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.66%) German Language
13 5 (0.66%) Legal
14 3 (0.40%) Electronics
14 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.27%) Back Office
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (29.61%) Analyst
2 199 (26.43%) Tester
3 190 (25.23%) Test Analyst
4 136 (18.06%) Automation Tester
5 129 (17.13%) Developer
6 118 (15.67%) Test Engineer
7 105 (13.94%) QA Engineer
8 97 (12.88%) QA Tester
9 94 (12.48%) Automation Test Analyst
10 83 (11.02%) Java Developer
11 68 (9.03%) QA Analyst
11 68 (9.03%) Test Automation Engineer
12 58 (7.70%) QA Automation Tester
13 48 (6.37%) Developer in Test
14 46 (6.11%) Selenium Tester
15 44 (5.84%) QA Test Engineer
15 44 (5.84%) Senior Test Engineer
16 43 (5.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 40 (5.31%) Java Engineer
18 39 (5.18%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (17.80%) .NET
2 95 (12.62%) Web Services
3 63 (8.37%) XML
4 58 (7.70%) Spring
5 55 (7.30%) HTML
6 53 (7.04%) SOAP
7 49 (6.51%) RESTful
8 43 (5.71%) CSS
9 42 (5.58%) REST
10 35 (4.65%) JDBC
11 34 (4.52%) AngularJS
11 34 (4.52%) Gherkin
11 34 (4.52%) HTML5
12 30 (3.98%) .NET Framework
13 23 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
13 23 (3.05%) JSON
14 22 (2.92%) Apache Camel
14 22 (2.92%) JSP
14 22 (2.92%) XSL
14 22 (2.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.42%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.32%) Fintech
6 22 (2.92%) User Experience
7 21 (2.79%) N-Tier
8 20 (2.66%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (2.26%) Mathematics
11 16 (2.12%) iPad
11 16 (2.12%) Online Games
12 9 (1.20%) Physics
13 8 (1.06%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.93%) FMCG
14 7 (0.93%) Semantic Web
15 6 (0.80%) Derivative
15 6 (0.80%) Social Media
16 5 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
16 5 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (10.23%) Android
2 73 (9.69%) Apple iOS
3 69 (9.16%) Linux
4 67 (8.90%) Windows
5 40 (5.31%) Unix
6 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.53%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (34.13%) TDD
3 242 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 234 (31.08%) BDD
5 184 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 159 (21.12%) Scrum
7 155 (20.58%) Test Scripting
8 133 (17.66%) Automated Testing
8 133 (17.66%) Manual Testing
9 103 (13.68%) Test Strategy
10 99 (13.15%) SDLC
11 98 (13.01%) Software Testing
12 83 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 77 (10.23%) E-Commerce
14 69 (9.16%) Functional Testing
15 67 (8.90%) Kanban
16 65 (8.63%) Regression Testing
17 63 (8.37%) Software Engineering
18 60 (7.97%) QA Automation
19 59 (7.84%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 296 (39.31%) Java
2 228 (30.28%) C#
3 214 (28.42%) SQL
4 102 (13.55%) Ruby
5 89 (11.82%) JavaScript
6 69 (9.16%) Python
7 31 (4.12%) C++
8 26 (3.45%) PHP
9 15 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.73%) Groovy
11 11 (1.46%) ActionScript
11 11 (1.46%) Lua
12 10 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.20%) VB
14 6 (0.80%) Scala
14 6 (0.80%) VBScript
15 5 (0.66%) C
16 4 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 138 (18.33%) Degree
2 111 (14.74%) ISEB
3 73 (9.69%) ISTQB
4 51 (6.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (54.71%) QA
2 20 (2.66%) SDET
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.20%) SCCM
3 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.53%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.40%) Graphite
5 3 (0.40%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 105 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.98%) Oracle
3 26 (3.45%) HP
4 17 (2.26%) SAP
5 13 (1.73%) Rally
5 13 (1.73%) StreamBase
6 12 (1.59%) Xamarin
7 7 (0.93%) Informatica
7 7 (0.93%) WorldPay
8 6 (0.80%) Apple
8 6 (0.80%) Siebel
9 5 (0.66%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.66%) FXall
9 5 (0.66%) Google
9 5 (0.66%) MarketAxess
9 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.66%) Tradeweb
10 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.40%) VMware
11 2 (0.27%) Telerik
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + car, pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + holidays, bonus, health cover
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago