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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 411 288 361
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +73
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 241 481 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.97% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.17% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 221 424 290
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 £32,500 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
37666 41273 38330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.60% 83.59% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31435 33779 31988
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 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 17 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 -27 62 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Croydon +12 2 £33,500 +3.07%
Chiswick +4 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 17 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.

1 293 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (53.33%) Selenium
3 229 (47.71%) QA
4 212 (44.17%) Java
5 151 (31.46%) Finance
6 146 (30.42%) BDD
7 136 (28.33%) SQL
8 135 (28.13%) WebDriver
9 132 (27.50%) Test Automation
9 132 (27.50%) C#
10 129 (26.88%) Cucumber
11 122 (25.42%) TDD
12 119 (24.79%) Scrum
13 108 (22.50%) Test Scripting
14 83 (17.29%) Ruby
15 81 (16.88%) JavaScript
16 77 (16.04%) Automated Testing
17 72 (15.00%) Mobile App
18 65 (13.54%) ISEB
19 61 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
20 58 (12.08%) Android
21 57 (11.88%) Apple iOS
22 56 (11.67%) Regression Testing
22 56 (11.67%) Software Testing
23 54 (11.25%) .NET
24 48 (10.00%) Git (software)
24 48 (10.00%) Calabash
24 48 (10.00%) Windows
24 48 (10.00%) Python
25 47 (9.79%) SQL Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 11 (2.29%) CMS
2 8 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.04%) Confluence
5 4 (0.83%) Node.js
5 4 (0.83%) WordPress
6 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Summit
1 3 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
1 3 (0.63%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.50%) HTTP
2 10 (2.08%) Internet
3 6 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.63%) DSL
5 2 (0.42%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.13%) MySQL
6 14 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.88%) Hazelcast
9 9 (1.88%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.88%) Big Data
10 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.83%) SSDT
11 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) QlikView
12 2 (0.42%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.42%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 256 (53.33%) Selenium
2 135 (28.13%) WebDriver
3 129 (26.88%) Cucumber
4 48 (10.00%) Calabash
4 48 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 44 (9.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 42 (8.75%) JIRA
7 41 (8.54%) JUnit
8 40 (8.33%) Jenkins
9 38 (7.92%) Visual Studio
10 35 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (7.29%) Appium
11 30 (6.25%) FitNesse
12 29 (6.04%) TeamCity
13 26 (5.42%) Maven
13 26 (5.42%) SpecFlow
14 21 (4.38%) Hudson
15 20 (4.17%) NUnit
16 16 (3.33%) JBehave
17 14 (2.92%) SoapUI
General
1 151 (31.46%) Finance
2 34 (7.08%) Banking
3 27 (5.63%) Retail
4 24 (5.00%) Games
5 15 (3.13%) Front Office
5 15 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.29%) Publishing
8 8 (1.67%) Advertising
8 8 (1.67%) Law
8 8 (1.67%) Back Office
9 6 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.83%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (26.67%) Analyst
2 107 (22.29%) Tester
3 98 (20.42%) Developer
4 80 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 78 (16.25%) Test Engineer
6 50 (10.42%) QA Analyst
7 49 (10.21%) Automation Engineer
8 39 (8.13%) Automation Tester
8 39 (8.13%) QA Engineer
9 28 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 25 (5.21%) Automation Analyst
11 21 (4.38%) Automation Test Analyst
12 20 (4.17%) AWS Developer
13 19 (3.96%) Software Tester
13 19 (3.96%) QA Tester
13 19 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (3.75%) Mobile Tester
15 17 (3.54%) Test Manager
16 14 (2.92%) Software Engineer
16 14 (2.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.25%) .NET
2 41 (8.54%) HTML
2 41 (8.54%) Web Services
3 37 (7.71%) CSS
4 34 (7.08%) XML
5 22 (4.58%) RESTful
6 17 (3.54%) XSLT
7 14 (2.92%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.92%) JSON
7 14 (2.92%) Gherkin
8 13 (2.71%) Spring
8 13 (2.71%) JSP
9 12 (2.50%) REST
10 11 (2.29%) SOAP
10 11 (2.29%) WCF
11 10 (2.08%) CSS3
11 10 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.88%) Apache Camel
12 9 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (1.88%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 37 (7.71%) Open Source
3 25 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.33%) iPhone
6 14 (2.92%) iPad
6 14 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.92%) User Experience
7 9 (1.88%) Online Games
8 7 (1.46%) Social Network
8 7 (1.46%) Equities
9 6 (1.25%) Derivative
9 6 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.25%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.08%) Android
2 57 (11.88%) Apple iOS
3 48 (10.00%) Windows
4 39 (8.13%) Linux
5 23 (4.79%) UNIX
6 6 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.63%) Debian
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (30.42%) BDD
3 132 (27.50%) Test Automation
4 122 (25.42%) TDD
5 119 (24.79%) Scrum
6 108 (22.50%) Test Scripting
7 77 (16.04%) Automated Testing
8 61 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (11.67%) Software Testing
9 56 (11.67%) Regression Testing
10 47 (9.79%) Manual Testing
11 43 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 39 (8.13%) OO
13 36 (7.50%) Test Strategy
14 32 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 28 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (5.63%) Integration Testing
18 22 (4.58%) Performance Testing
18 22 (4.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 212 (44.17%) Java
2 136 (28.33%) SQL
3 132 (27.50%) C#
4 83 (17.29%) Ruby
5 81 (16.88%) JavaScript
6 48 (10.00%) Python
7 17 (3.54%) VBScript
8 15 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 15 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.13%) PHP
9 14 (2.92%) C++
10 10 (2.08%) Scala
11 9 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.67%) C
12 8 (1.67%) Groovy
13 7 (1.46%) Perl
14 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (13.54%) ISEB
2 44 (9.17%) ISTQB
2 44 (9.17%) Degree
3 32 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.63%) PMP
4 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (47.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.21%) Oracle
3 17 (3.54%) HP
4 9 (1.88%) WorldPay
5 7 (1.46%) IBM
6 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.04%) Cerillion
8 4 (0.83%) Green Hat
9 3 (0.63%) SimCorp
9 3 (0.63%) Charles River
9 3 (0.63%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.63%) Murex
9 3 (0.63%) Calypso
10 2 (0.42%) SAP
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) hybris
11 1 (0.21%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.21%) VMware
11 1 (0.21%) Telerik
11 1 (0.21%) Remedy
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Bonus and share scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £250 per day + Salary negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + n
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago