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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 409 282 346
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +64
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 245 454 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.96% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.15% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 226 393 299
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
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
37225 39543 37419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.26% 83.77% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31052 32351 31290
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -20 68 £50,000 -2.43% 9
Croydon +9 2 £33,500 -21.17%
Chiswick 0 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Uxbridge - 2 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 309 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (54.77%) Selenium
3 242 (49.09%) QA
4 207 (41.99%) Java
5 153 (31.03%) BDD
6 152 (30.83%) SQL
7 149 (30.22%) Finance
8 144 (29.21%) WebDriver
9 141 (28.60%) C#
10 134 (27.18%) Test Automation
11 132 (26.77%) TDD
12 127 (25.76%) Cucumber
13 121 (24.54%) Scrum
14 105 (21.30%) Test Scripting
15 86 (17.44%) Ruby
16 83 (16.84%) Automated Testing
17 82 (16.63%) JavaScript
18 73 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (14.81%) Mobile App
19 62 (12.58%) ISEB
20 60 (12.17%) Windows
21 55 (11.16%) Software Testing
21 55 (11.16%) Android
22 54 (10.95%) .NET
23 53 (10.75%) Apple iOS
24 49 (9.94%) Web Services
24 49 (9.94%) Linux
24 49 (9.94%) Python
25 48 (9.74%) Regression Testing
25 48 (9.74%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (2.03%) CMS
2 6 (1.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.22%) Confluence
3 4 (0.81%) Node.js
3 4 (0.81%) WordPress
3 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.41%) IIS
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Summit
1 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.23%) HTTP
2 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) DSL
4 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) VPN
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.04%) MySQL
7 14 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (2.03%) Big Data
10 8 (1.62%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.42%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.42%) Hazelcast
12 5 (1.01%) SSDT
12 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.61%) QlikView
14 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.41%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (0.41%) Star Schema
14 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 270 (54.77%) Selenium
2 144 (29.21%) WebDriver
3 127 (25.76%) Cucumber
4 48 (9.74%) JIRA
5 47 (9.53%) Calabash
6 46 (9.33%) Jenkins
7 45 (9.13%) Visual Studio
7 45 (9.13%) Git (software)
8 43 (8.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 43 (8.72%) JUnit
9 41 (8.32%) TeamCity
10 40 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (7.51%) SpecFlow
12 35 (7.10%) FitNesse
13 34 (6.90%) Appium
14 24 (4.87%) Hudson
15 22 (4.46%) Maven
16 21 (4.26%) NUnit
17 17 (3.45%) JBehave
18 16 (3.25%) SoapUI
General
1 149 (30.22%) Finance
2 38 (7.71%) Banking
3 25 (5.07%) Retail
4 23 (4.67%) Games
5 22 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.43%) Front Office
8 11 (2.23%) Publishing
9 8 (1.62%) Advertising
10 7 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.22%) Law
12 5 (1.01%) Back Office
13 3 (0.61%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (25.96%) Analyst
2 104 (21.10%) Tester
3 97 (19.68%) Developer
4 87 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 80 (16.23%) Test Analyst
6 53 (10.75%) Automation Engineer
7 50 (10.14%) QA Analyst
8 38 (7.71%) Automation Tester
9 37 (7.51%) QA Engineer
10 26 (5.27%) Java Developer
11 24 (4.87%) Automation Analyst
12 23 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.46%) QA Tester
14 21 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
14 21 (4.26%) AWS Developer
15 18 (3.65%) Test Leader
16 17 (3.45%) Senior QA Analyst
16 17 (3.45%) Software Tester
16 17 (3.45%) Test Manager
17 15 (3.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.95%) .NET
2 49 (9.94%) Web Services
3 43 (8.72%) HTML
4 40 (8.11%) CSS
5 29 (5.88%) XML
6 22 (4.46%) RESTful
7 17 (3.45%) XSLT
8 16 (3.25%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.64%) JSON
9 13 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (2.64%) WCF
10 12 (2.43%) Gherkin
10 12 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.23%) REST
11 11 (2.23%) Spring
11 11 (2.23%) JSP
12 10 (2.03%) CSS3
13 9 (1.83%) SOAP
14 8 (1.62%) DOM
14 8 (1.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 39 (7.91%) Open Source
3 24 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.25%) iPhone
6 15 (3.04%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.84%) iPad
8 11 (2.23%) User Experience
9 8 (1.62%) Online Games
10 7 (1.42%) Social Network
10 7 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.22%) Equities
11 6 (1.22%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.17%) Windows
2 55 (11.16%) Android
3 53 (10.75%) Apple iOS
4 49 (9.94%) Linux
5 24 (4.87%) UNIX
6 12 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.61%) Debian
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (31.03%) BDD
3 134 (27.18%) Test Automation
4 132 (26.77%) TDD
5 121 (24.54%) Scrum
6 105 (21.30%) Test Scripting
7 83 (16.84%) Automated Testing
8 73 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (11.16%) Software Testing
10 48 (9.74%) Regression Testing
11 45 (9.13%) E-Commerce
11 45 (9.13%) Manual Testing
12 40 (8.11%) OO
13 38 (7.71%) Test Strategy
14 33 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (6.09%) Unit Testing
16 28 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (5.27%) Integration Testing
17 26 (5.27%) CRM
18 21 (4.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (41.99%) Java
2 152 (30.83%) SQL
3 141 (28.60%) C#
4 86 (17.44%) Ruby
5 82 (16.63%) JavaScript
6 49 (9.94%) Python
7 18 (3.65%) PHP
7 18 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.04%) VBScript
8 15 (3.04%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.03%) C++
9 10 (2.03%) Scala
10 8 (1.62%) Perl
10 8 (1.62%) C
10 8 (1.62%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.42%) Groovy
12 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (12.58%) ISEB
2 45 (9.13%) ISTQB
3 41 (8.32%) Degree
4 31 (6.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.61%) PMP
5 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (49.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (7.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.26%) Oracle
2 21 (4.26%) HP
3 15 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.43%) Cerillion
5 7 (1.42%) Green Hat
6 5 (1.01%) IBM
7 3 (0.61%) Murex
7 3 (0.61%) Calypso
8 2 (0.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.41%) hybris
9 1 (0.20%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.20%) Intel
9 1 (0.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.20%) Charles River
9 1 (0.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) Telerik
9 1 (0.20%) SimCorp
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare,
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago