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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 353 371 353
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 313 259 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.59% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 296 229 306
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -0.52%
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
38396 36997 41308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.65% 83.57% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31591 30644 35537
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £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 16 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 16 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 -1 67 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Chiswick -1 6 £42,500 -
Surbiton - 4 £39,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £27,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 436 (62.37%) QA
2 425 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (49.07%) Selenium
4 237 (33.91%) Finance
5 234 (33.48%) Java
6 184 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 179 (25.61%) C#
8 176 (25.18%) SQL
9 157 (22.46%) WebDriver
10 152 (21.75%) BDD
11 134 (19.17%) Scrum
12 132 (18.88%) Test Scripting
13 128 (18.31%) Cucumber
14 126 (18.03%) TDD
15 117 (16.74%) Ruby
16 116 (16.60%) Automated Testing
16 116 (16.60%) ISEB
17 115 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
18 111 (15.88%) Manual Testing
19 105 (15.02%) Degree
20 104 (14.88%) JavaScript
21 100 (14.31%) Python
22 99 (14.16%) .NET
23 95 (13.59%) Regression Testing
24 94 (13.45%) QuickTest Pro
25 93 (13.30%) JIRA
26 83 (11.87%) Software Testing
26 83 (11.87%) E-Commerce
27 80 (11.44%) Jenkins
28 79 (11.30%) SQL Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.43%) CMS
3 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.43%) Node.js
4 2 (0.29%) IIS
4 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.29%) Mule
4 2 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.43%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) RMDS
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.57%) GitHub
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Trello
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.57%) HTTP
2 9 (1.29%) LAN
3 8 (1.14%) MVNO
4 4 (0.57%) Internet
4 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) FTP
5 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.86%) Big Data
3 18 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.14%) MySQL
7 8 (1.14%) Hazelcast
7 8 (1.14%) Neo4j
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.29%) Redis
13 1 (0.14%) Impala
Development Applications
1 343 (49.07%) Selenium
2 157 (22.46%) WebDriver
3 128 (18.31%) Cucumber
4 94 (13.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 93 (13.30%) JIRA
6 80 (11.44%) Jenkins
7 72 (10.30%) TeamCity
8 64 (9.16%) JUnit
9 60 (8.58%) SpecFlow
10 47 (6.72%) Bugzilla
11 45 (6.44%) Visual Studio
11 45 (6.44%) Hudson
12 42 (6.01%) FitNesse
13 41 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (5.58%) Git (software)
15 37 (5.29%) JBehave
16 32 (4.58%) WATIR
17 27 (3.86%) Capybara
18 24 (3.43%) SoapUI
18 24 (3.43%) Maven
General
1 237 (33.91%) Finance
2 41 (5.87%) Banking
2 41 (5.87%) Retail
3 29 (4.15%) Games
4 26 (3.72%) Law
5 23 (3.29%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.86%) Front Office
7 13 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.57%) Back Office
9 10 (1.43%) Advertising
9 10 (1.43%) Publishing
10 5 (0.72%) Marketing
11 3 (0.43%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (32.90%) Analyst
2 150 (21.46%) Test Analyst
3 119 (17.02%) Tester
4 115 (16.45%) Developer
5 96 (13.73%) QA Analyst
6 93 (13.30%) Test Engineer
7 78 (11.16%) Automation Engineer
8 70 (10.01%) QA Engineer
9 45 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
10 44 (6.29%) Automation Tester
11 41 (5.87%) Automation Analyst
12 40 (5.72%) Test Manager
13 34 (4.86%) QA Tester
14 33 (4.72%) Automation Test Analyst
15 28 (4.01%) Senior Developer
16 27 (3.86%) QA Automation Engineer
17 25 (3.58%) QA Leader
18 24 (3.43%) Test Leader
19 22 (3.15%) QA Manager
20 21 (3.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (14.16%) .NET
2 77 (11.02%) Web Services
3 61 (8.73%) HTML
4 50 (7.15%) CSS
5 42 (6.01%) SOAP
6 38 (5.44%) REST
7 36 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 33 (4.72%) XML
9 30 (4.29%) jQuery
10 28 (4.01%) WCF
11 24 (3.43%) RESTful
11 24 (3.43%) .NET Framework
12 22 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (3.00%) Apache Flex
13 21 (3.00%) Spring
14 20 (2.86%) J2EE
15 18 (2.58%) HTML5
16 17 (2.43%) Gherkin
17 16 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (2.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.58%) Computer Science
2 55 (7.87%) Open Source
3 47 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.43%) Client/Server
6 21 (3.00%) User Experience
7 20 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.15%) Online Games
10 11 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (1.57%) Derivative
11 10 (1.43%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.43%) Spread Betting
11 10 (1.43%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.43%) iPad
11 10 (1.43%) Digital Media
12 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (1.00%) iPhone
14 6 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.87%) Linux
2 51 (7.30%) Windows
3 46 (6.58%) UNIX
4 34 (4.86%) Android
4 34 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 152 (21.75%) BDD
4 134 (19.17%) Scrum
5 132 (18.88%) Test Scripting
6 126 (18.03%) TDD
7 116 (16.60%) Automated Testing
8 115 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (15.88%) Manual Testing
10 95 (13.59%) Regression Testing
11 83 (11.87%) Software Testing
11 83 (11.87%) E-Commerce
12 72 (10.30%) Test Strategy
13 62 (8.87%) Performance Testing
14 59 (8.44%) Software Engineering
15 53 (7.58%) Unit Testing
16 47 (6.72%) User Stories
17 44 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (5.29%) OO
19 35 (5.01%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (33.48%) Java
2 179 (25.61%) C#
3 176 (25.18%) SQL
4 117 (16.74%) Ruby
5 104 (14.88%) JavaScript
6 100 (14.31%) Python
7 42 (6.01%) Perl
8 36 (5.15%) PHP
9 25 (3.58%) Groovy
10 24 (3.43%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.15%) VBScript
12 21 (3.00%) C++
13 18 (2.58%) Tcl
14 14 (2.00%) VB
15 11 (1.57%) PowerHouse
15 11 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.29%) C
17 8 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 116 (16.60%) ISEB
2 105 (15.02%) Degree
3 62 (8.87%) ISTQB
4 39 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.00%) MBA
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (62.37%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.14%) KVM
2 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.14%) vSphere
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 51 (7.30%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.86%) SCCM
3 3 (0.43%) Puppet
4 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.72%) HP
3 26 (3.72%) Oracle
4 16 (2.29%) Citrix
5 15 (2.15%) Altiris
6 13 (1.86%) Green Hat
7 12 (1.72%) Zend
8 7 (1.00%) SAP
9 6 (0.86%) Adobe
10 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.43%) Informatica
12 2 (0.29%) Orchard
12 2 (0.29%) VMware
12 2 (0.29%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.29%) Apple
12 2 (0.29%) IBM
12 2 (0.29%) Remedy
12 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.14%) Facebook
13 1 (0.14%) Red Gate
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 60000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago