The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 364 388 366
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 301 225 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.62% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 280 202 288
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39302 36068 41200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.58% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32636 29824 35689
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automation Testing
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +18 75 £47,500 -9.52% 13
Surbiton - 5 £39,000 -
Docklands, London +4 3 £52,500 -46.15%
Croydon - 2 £40,500 -
Brentford - 1 £40,000 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 468 (60.39%) QA
2 407 (52.52%) Selenium
3 263 (33.94%) Finance
4 259 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
5 250 (32.26%) Java
6 221 (28.52%) Test Automation
7 206 (26.58%) C#
8 182 (23.48%) BDD
9 165 (21.29%) SQL
10 163 (21.03%) TDD
11 157 (20.26%) Test Scripting
12 152 (19.61%) WebDriver
13 150 (19.35%) Cucumber
14 148 (19.10%) Scrum
15 139 (17.94%) Automated Testing
16 131 (16.90%) ISEB
17 130 (16.77%) .NET
18 121 (15.61%) Degree
19 119 (15.35%) Web Services
20 118 (15.23%) QuickTest Pro
21 113 (14.58%) Ruby
22 112 (14.45%) SQL Server
23 104 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
24 101 (13.03%) JavaScript
25 89 (11.48%) Manual Testing
26 85 (10.97%) Python
27 84 (10.84%) HTML
28 82 (10.58%) Performance Testing
29 81 (10.45%) E-Commerce
30 80 (10.32%) SOAP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (3.35%) CMS
2 10 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.90%) IIS
4 4 (0.52%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.26%) Node.js
6 2 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.81%) MS Office
3 9 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.16%) MS Project
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) Magento
2 5 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.26%) Cordys
4 2 (0.26%) SAP FI-AR
5 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.52%) SaaS
2 4 (0.52%) GitHub
3 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.03%) HTTP
2 5 (0.65%) LAN
2 5 (0.65%) Internet
3 4 (0.52%) MVNO
4 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.26%) Big Data
3 24 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.45%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.42%) MySQL
9 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.77%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.77%) DB2
12 6 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.77%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.77%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 407 (52.52%) Selenium
2 152 (19.61%) WebDriver
3 150 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 118 (15.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 78 (10.06%) Jenkins
6 73 (9.42%) SpecFlow
7 64 (8.26%) JIRA
8 62 (8.00%) JUnit
8 62 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 54 (6.97%) Visual Studio
9 54 (6.97%) TeamCity
10 50 (6.45%) Hudson
11 43 (5.55%) JBehave
12 42 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 40 (5.16%) Bugzilla
14 37 (4.77%) WATIR
14 37 (4.77%) Calabash
15 36 (4.65%) FitNesse
16 34 (4.39%) Git (software)
16 34 (4.39%) eggPlant
General
1 263 (33.94%) Finance
2 79 (10.19%) Banking
3 54 (6.97%) Retail
4 35 (4.52%) Games
5 33 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 25 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.71%) Law
8 18 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.68%) Publishing
10 11 (1.42%) Front Office
11 10 (1.29%) Marketing
12 9 (1.16%) Advertising
13 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 274 (35.35%) Analyst
2 167 (21.55%) Test Analyst
3 135 (17.42%) Developer
4 134 (17.29%) Tester
5 124 (16.00%) QA Analyst
6 78 (10.06%) Test Engineer
7 75 (9.68%) QA Engineer
8 62 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
9 58 (7.48%) Automation Analyst
10 57 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
11 54 (6.97%) Automation Tester
12 48 (6.19%) QA Tester
13 47 (6.06%) Test Manager
14 42 (5.42%) Automation Test Analyst
15 40 (5.16%) Senior Developer
16 37 (4.77%) .NET Developer
17 32 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
18 31 (4.00%) Test Leader
19 30 (3.87%) Senior Test Analyst
20 29 (3.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (16.77%) .NET
2 119 (15.35%) Web Services
3 84 (10.84%) HTML
4 80 (10.32%) SOAP
5 66 (8.52%) REST
6 58 (7.48%) CSS
7 49 (6.32%) .NET Framework
7 49 (6.32%) ASP.NET
8 46 (5.94%) WCF
9 43 (5.55%) jQuery
10 40 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (5.16%) HTML5
11 38 (4.90%) RESTful
11 38 (4.90%) Gherkin
12 35 (4.52%) Apache Flex
12 35 (4.52%) XML
13 33 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 32 (4.13%) Ajax
15 31 (4.00%) CSS3
16 30 (3.87%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.94%) Mobile App
2 66 (8.52%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.32%) Open Source
4 35 (4.52%) Blackberry
5 25 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
6 24 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 21 (2.71%) Online Games
7 21 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.45%) Spread Betting
9 16 (2.06%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.55%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.42%) Social Media
14 10 (1.29%) iPad
15 9 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
16 8 (1.03%) AS400
17 7 (0.90%) Social Network
18 6 (0.77%) New Media
18 6 (0.77%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.06%) Android
2 75 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 69 (8.90%) Windows
4 47 (6.06%) Linux
5 32 (4.13%) UNIX
6 8 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (28.52%) Test Automation
3 182 (23.48%) BDD
4 163 (21.03%) TDD
5 157 (20.26%) Test Scripting
6 148 (19.10%) Scrum
7 139 (17.94%) Automated Testing
8 104 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (11.48%) Manual Testing
10 82 (10.58%) Performance Testing
11 81 (10.45%) E-Commerce
12 79 (10.19%) Regression Testing
13 76 (9.81%) Software Testing
14 74 (9.55%) Test Strategy
15 65 (8.39%) Unit Testing
16 53 (6.84%) Software Engineering
17 45 (5.81%) Test Management
17 45 (5.81%) User Stories
18 44 (5.68%) MVC
19 42 (5.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 250 (32.26%) Java
2 206 (26.58%) C#
3 165 (21.29%) SQL
4 113 (14.58%) Ruby
5 101 (13.03%) JavaScript
6 85 (10.97%) Python
7 48 (6.19%) Groovy
8 38 (4.90%) Perl
9 35 (4.52%) VBScript
10 30 (3.87%) PHP
11 26 (3.35%) VB
11 26 (3.35%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.84%) C++
13 19 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.68%) PowerHouse
15 12 (1.55%) Tcl
15 12 (1.55%) C
16 11 (1.42%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.29%) VBA
18 8 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (16.90%) ISEB
2 121 (15.61%) Degree
3 61 (7.87%) ISTQB
4 44 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (1.81%) MBA
6 9 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (60.39%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
3 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 61 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.65%) SCCM
2 5 (0.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Salt
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.84%) HP
3 35 (4.52%) Oracle
4 13 (1.68%) Citrix
5 12 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.29%) Altiris
7 8 (1.03%) SAP
7 8 (1.03%) Zend
8 7 (0.90%) Adobe
9 6 (0.77%) Informatica
9 6 (0.77%) Green Hat
10 5 (0.65%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.52%) IBM
12 3 (0.39%) JBoss
13 2 (0.26%) Apple
14 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
14 1 (0.13%) Hitwise
14 1 (0.13%) Facebook
14 1 (0.13%) Twitter
14 1 (0.13%) Panasonic
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