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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 286 338 403
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +65
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 480 292 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 423 282 273
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,700 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40501 37083 44334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.79% 81.50% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33166 30920 38117
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 120 £46,250 -2.63% 18
Docklands, London +12 14 £52,500 +30.43%
Croydon -8 4 £32,500 -26.96%
Canary Wharf +5 3 £55,000 -
Hammersmith +20 2 £38,750 -20.51% 1
Chiswick - 2 £45,000 -
Clapham - 1 £27,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 488 (62.01%) Selenium
2 434 (55.15%) QA
3 295 (37.48%) Java
4 287 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (32.15%) C#
6 238 (30.24%) Finance
6 238 (30.24%) Test Automation
7 205 (26.05%) BDD
8 198 (25.16%) TDD
9 172 (21.86%) Test Scripting
10 171 (21.73%) WebDriver
11 168 (21.35%) Automated Testing
12 162 (20.58%) Cucumber
13 155 (19.70%) SQL
14 147 (18.68%) .NET
14 147 (18.68%) Web Services
15 145 (18.42%) Scrum
16 129 (16.39%) ISEB
17 127 (16.14%) Degree
18 122 (15.50%) Ruby
19 110 (13.98%) E-Commerce
20 106 (13.47%) Banking
20 106 (13.47%) SOAP
20 106 (13.47%) Android
21 101 (12.83%) Mobile App
22 100 (12.71%) SoapUI
23 98 (12.45%) Apple iOS
24 97 (12.33%) QuickTest Pro
25 88 (11.18%) SQL Server
26 85 (10.80%) REST

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (3.94%) CMS
2 10 (1.27%) IIS
3 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.51%) Node.js
3 4 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (0.51%) ColdFusion
4 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.13%) Mule
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.52%) MS Office
3 9 (1.14%) MS Project
3 9 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.25%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.02%) SaaS
4 4 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.25%) HTTP
1 2 (0.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.13%) MVNO
2 1 (0.13%) FTP
2 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.29%) Big Data
5 16 (2.03%) MySQL
5 16 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.76%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.76%) DB2
10 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.25%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 488 (62.01%) Selenium
2 171 (21.73%) WebDriver
3 162 (20.58%) Cucumber
4 100 (12.71%) SoapUI
5 97 (12.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 73 (9.28%) JUnit
7 71 (9.02%) Jenkins
8 70 (8.89%) Visual Studio
9 68 (8.64%) SpecFlow
10 54 (6.86%) eggPlant
11 51 (6.48%) Calabash
12 49 (6.23%) Hudson
13 46 (5.84%) FitNesse
14 45 (5.72%) JIRA
15 43 (5.46%) JBehave
16 38 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (4.19%) WATIR
18 31 (3.94%) Bugzilla
18 31 (3.94%) Maven
19 30 (3.81%) TeamCity
General
1 238 (30.24%) Finance
2 106 (13.47%) Banking
3 55 (6.99%) Games
4 53 (6.73%) Retail
5 35 (4.45%) Investment Banking
6 32 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.29%) Publishing
9 13 (1.65%) Marketing
10 12 (1.52%) Front Office
11 7 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.76%) Advertising
13 5 (0.64%) Back Office
14 4 (0.51%) Billing
15 3 (0.38%) Law
16 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.13%) French Language
17 1 (0.13%) German Language
17 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 216 (27.45%) Analyst
2 153 (19.44%) Tester
3 151 (19.19%) Developer
4 123 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 108 (13.72%) QA Analyst
6 100 (12.71%) QA Engineer
7 67 (8.51%) QA Tester
8 56 (7.12%) Automation Tester
9 54 (6.86%) Test Engineer
9 54 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
10 50 (6.35%) Test Manager
11 49 (6.23%) C# Developer
12 45 (5.72%) Automation Analyst
12 45 (5.72%) Test Leader
13 44 (5.59%) .NET Developer
14 38 (4.83%) Automation Engineer
14 38 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
15 34 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
15 34 (4.32%) Senior Developer
16 33 (4.19%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (18.68%) .NET
1 147 (18.68%) Web Services
2 106 (13.47%) SOAP
3 85 (10.80%) REST
4 82 (10.42%) HTML
5 53 (6.73%) ASP.NET
6 48 (6.10%) HTML5
7 47 (5.97%) WCF
8 46 (5.84%) .NET Framework
9 44 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (5.21%) CSS
11 38 (4.83%) Gherkin
12 35 (4.45%) RESTful
13 33 (4.19%) Ajax
14 32 (4.07%) XML
15 31 (3.94%) Apache Flex
16 29 (3.68%) jQuery
17 28 (3.56%) LINQ
17 28 (3.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 28 (3.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.83%) Mobile App
2 57 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 54 (6.86%) Blackberry
4 34 (4.32%) Mobile Banking
5 33 (4.19%) Open Source
6 20 (2.54%) Inversion of Control
6 20 (2.54%) Online Games
6 20 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.41%) Digital Media
7 19 (2.41%) Spread Betting
8 15 (1.91%) Derivative
9 13 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 13 (1.65%) Equities
10 12 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.14%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.02%) AS400
13 8 (1.02%) iPad
14 7 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.47%) Android
2 98 (12.45%) Apple iOS
3 80 (10.17%) Windows
4 28 (3.56%) Linux
5 18 (2.29%) UNIX
6 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (30.24%) Test Automation
3 205 (26.05%) BDD
4 198 (25.16%) TDD
5 172 (21.86%) Test Scripting
6 168 (21.35%) Automated Testing
7 145 (18.42%) Scrum
8 110 (13.98%) E-Commerce
9 82 (10.42%) Performance Testing
10 81 (10.29%) Unit Testing
11 76 (9.66%) Manual Testing
12 71 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (8.01%) Test Strategy
14 56 (7.12%) MVC
15 54 (6.86%) Regression Testing
15 54 (6.86%) Software Testing
16 48 (6.10%) OO
16 48 (6.10%) User Stories
17 43 (5.46%) Business Analysis
18 38 (4.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 295 (37.48%) Java
2 253 (32.15%) C#
3 155 (19.70%) SQL
4 122 (15.50%) Ruby
5 70 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 68 (8.64%) Python
6 68 (8.64%) Groovy
7 41 (5.21%) VBScript
8 32 (4.07%) C++
9 28 (3.56%) VB
10 27 (3.43%) PHP
11 26 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 26 (3.30%) Perl
12 16 (2.03%) C
13 12 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.14%) PowerHouse
15 8 (1.02%) VBA
16 7 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.89%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (16.39%) ISEB
2 127 (16.14%) Degree
3 64 (8.13%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.78%) MBA
5 4 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.38%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (55.15%) QA
2 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 55 (6.99%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.64%) Puppet
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 67 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.72%) HP
3 37 (4.70%) Oracle
4 17 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (0.89%) Adobe
6 6 (0.76%) Google
7 5 (0.64%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.64%) Informatica
8 4 (0.51%) IBM
9 3 (0.38%) SAP
9 3 (0.38%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) Siebel
10 2 (0.25%) Citrix
10 2 (0.25%) Cordys
10 2 (0.25%) Apple
11 1 (0.13%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.13%) Hitwise
11 1 (0.13%) Twitter
11 1 (0.13%) Reuters
11 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus; pension; negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago