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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 333 367 390
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 343 311 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.79% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 324 293 224
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
37558 39434 37550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.67% 84.54% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31740 32476 31110
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +13 54 £48,125 +1.31% 11
Ealing - 17 £52,500 - 1
Hammersmith +3 2 £60,000 +118.18%
Feltham - 1 £75,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 374 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (60.88%) Selenium
3 325 (53.19%) QA
4 287 (46.97%) Java
5 223 (36.50%) Finance
6 199 (32.57%) C#
7 174 (28.48%) SQL
8 171 (27.99%) BDD
9 145 (23.73%) Scrum
10 142 (23.24%) Test Automation
11 141 (23.08%) WebDriver
12 139 (22.75%) Cucumber
13 136 (22.26%) Manual Testing
14 131 (21.44%) TDD
15 123 (20.13%) ISEB
16 116 (18.99%) Test Scripting
17 106 (17.35%) Degree
18 95 (15.55%) Automated Testing
19 90 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
20 89 (14.57%) Microsoft
21 82 (13.42%) Software Testing
22 70 (11.46%) SDLC
23 69 (11.29%) ISTQB
23 69 (11.29%) .NET
24 68 (11.13%) Regression Testing
25 67 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
26 66 (10.80%) HP UFT
26 66 (10.80%) E-Commerce
27 64 (10.47%) XML
27 64 (10.47%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.98%) Confluence
4 5 (0.82%) CMS
5 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.49%) Mule
6 3 (0.49%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.49%) JBoss
7 2 (0.33%) IIS
7 2 (0.33%) Node.js
7 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 39 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.13%) FastStats
3 8 (1.31%) MS Office
4 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (0.65%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.49%) Summit
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.11%) SaaS
2 7 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.15%) HTTP
2 6 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.82%) Internet
4 3 (0.49%) Broadband
5 2 (0.33%) GSM
5 2 (0.33%) PSTN
5 2 (0.33%) VPN
5 2 (0.33%) DSL
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.16%) MPLS
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.86%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 25 (4.09%) MySQL
5 20 (3.27%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.78%) Neo4j
7 17 (2.78%) Hazelcast
8 16 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.80%) Big Data
10 10 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.16%) HBase
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Navigator
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 372 (60.88%) Selenium
2 141 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 139 (22.75%) Cucumber
4 67 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (10.80%) HP UFT
6 64 (10.47%) JIRA
7 60 (9.82%) FitNesse
7 60 (9.82%) Git (software)
8 44 (7.20%) SpecFlow
9 39 (6.38%) JMeter
10 37 (6.06%) Jenkins
11 34 (5.56%) SoapUI
11 34 (5.56%) Maven
12 33 (5.40%) JUnit
13 32 (5.24%) LoadRunner
14 28 (4.58%) Visual Studio
15 22 (3.60%) Calabash
16 20 (3.27%) Subversion
17 18 (2.95%) JBehave
18 17 (2.78%) Appium
General
1 223 (36.50%) Finance
2 48 (7.86%) Games
3 29 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.11%) Marketing
5 18 (2.95%) Retail
6 16 (2.62%) Banking
7 11 (1.80%) Back Office
8 10 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.64%) Publishing
9 9 (1.47%) Front Office
10 8 (1.31%) Law
11 6 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 202 (33.06%) Tester
2 161 (26.35%) Analyst
3 100 (16.37%) Test Analyst
4 97 (15.88%) Developer
5 72 (11.78%) Automation Tester
6 71 (11.62%) Test Engineer
7 70 (11.46%) QA Analyst
8 47 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 45 (7.36%) QA Tester
10 44 (7.20%) QA Engineer
10 44 (7.20%) Software Tester
11 37 (6.06%) Test Leader
12 30 (4.91%) Automation Analyst
13 29 (4.75%) Consultant
13 29 (4.75%) Senior Tester
14 27 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
15 25 (4.09%) Automation Test Analyst
16 23 (3.76%) QA Leader
17 22 (3.60%) Senior Test Engineer
18 21 (3.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.29%) .NET
2 64 (10.47%) XML
3 36 (5.89%) Web Services
4 33 (5.40%) Spring
5 21 (3.44%) HTML
6 20 (3.27%) CSS
6 20 (3.27%) REST
7 19 (3.11%) Gherkin
8 18 (2.95%) JSP
8 18 (2.95%) XSL
9 17 (2.78%) XSLT
9 17 (2.78%) JDBC
9 17 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (2.78%) Apache Camel
10 16 (2.62%) RESTful
11 15 (2.45%) .NET Framework
12 14 (2.29%) SOAP
13 13 (2.13%) JSON
14 10 (1.64%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.31%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.95%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.78%) Online Games
5 17 (2.78%) User Experience
6 11 (1.80%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.80%) Equities
7 9 (1.47%) Derivative
7 9 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.47%) Java Card
8 7 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.82%) iPad
10 4 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.49%) Social Media
11 3 (0.49%) DTV
11 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.49%) Replication
12 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.33%) Linux
2 43 (7.04%) Windows
3 38 (6.22%) Apple iOS
4 35 (5.73%) Android
5 26 (4.26%) UNIX
6 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 17 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.65%) VMS
8 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (27.99%) BDD
3 145 (23.73%) Scrum
4 142 (23.24%) Test Automation
5 136 (22.26%) Manual Testing
6 131 (21.44%) TDD
7 116 (18.99%) Test Scripting
8 95 (15.55%) Automated Testing
9 90 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (13.42%) Software Testing
11 70 (11.46%) SDLC
12 68 (11.13%) Regression Testing
13 66 (10.80%) E-Commerce
14 62 (10.15%) Test Strategy
15 55 (9.00%) OO
16 49 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
17 43 (7.04%) Performance Testing
18 38 (6.22%) Software Engineering
19 32 (5.24%) Load Testing
20 31 (5.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 287 (46.97%) Java
2 199 (32.57%) C#
3 174 (28.48%) SQL
4 62 (10.15%) Ruby
5 47 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 35 (5.73%) C++
7 20 (3.27%) Python
7 20 (3.27%) Groovy
8 13 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.64%) VBScript
9 10 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.15%) Scala
11 5 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.82%) PHP
12 4 (0.65%) C
13 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.49%) F#
14 2 (0.33%) VB
14 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 123 (20.13%) ISEB
2 106 (17.35%) Degree
3 69 (11.29%) ISTQB
4 60 (9.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.65%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (53.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (5.24%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.98%) Puppet
2 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 89 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.33%) Oracle
3 32 (5.24%) HP
4 13 (2.13%) Charles River
5 9 (1.47%) GoldenSource
5 9 (1.47%) Wall Street Systems
5 9 (1.47%) SAP
5 9 (1.47%) WorldPay
6 8 (1.31%) IBM
7 5 (0.82%) Remedy
8 4 (0.65%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.65%) ATG
8 4 (0.65%) VMware
8 4 (0.65%) SimCorp
9 3 (0.49%) Murex
9 3 (0.49%) Calypso
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.16%) Tableau
11 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £32k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago