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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 332 428 350
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -78
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 360 230 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.55% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.65% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 325 215 312
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £34,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
35920 35617 37447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.84% 85.70% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30668 29923 30305
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +39 55 £50,000 - 9
Ealing - 13 £55,000 -
Isleworth - 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £38,750 -
Twickenham - 2 £46,250 - 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 468 (68.82%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (61.18%) Selenium
3 355 (52.21%) QA
4 264 (38.82%) Java
5 240 (35.29%) TDD
6 224 (32.94%) BDD
7 221 (32.50%) C#
8 219 (32.21%) Test Automation
9 193 (28.38%) WebDriver
10 189 (27.79%) Finance
11 188 (27.65%) SQL
12 179 (26.32%) Scrum
13 169 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
14 151 (22.21%) Cucumber
15 125 (18.38%) Automated Testing
16 120 (17.65%) Test Scripting
16 120 (17.65%) ISEB
17 117 (17.21%) Degree
18 105 (15.44%) Git (software)
19 104 (15.29%) .NET
20 101 (14.85%) Manual Testing
21 97 (14.26%) Software Testing
22 92 (13.53%) Jenkins
23 91 (13.38%) Ruby
24 90 (13.24%) SpecFlow
25 87 (12.79%) ISTQB
26 84 (12.35%) Web Services
27 83 (12.21%) SDLC
28 82 (12.06%) Computer Science
29 80 (11.76%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (3.38%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.35%) Confluence
4 15 (2.21%) Apache
5 14 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.47%) JBoss
7 8 (1.18%) Jetty
7 8 (1.18%) Mule
7 8 (1.18%) Mule ESB
7 8 (1.18%) nginx
8 6 (0.88%) IIS
8 6 (0.88%) Node.js
9 5 (0.74%) CMS
10 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.03%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.06%) GitHub
1 14 (2.06%) SaaS
2 13 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.50%) Internet
2 7 (1.03%) HTTP
3 5 (0.74%) Broadband
4 3 (0.44%) MVNO
5 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.62%) MongoDB
3 42 (6.18%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.24%) Big Data
5 22 (3.24%) Hazelcast
5 22 (3.24%) Neo4j
6 15 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.91%) MySQL
8 12 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.44%) HBase
13 3 (0.44%) Power BI
14 2 (0.29%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 416 (61.18%) Selenium
2 193 (28.38%) WebDriver
3 151 (22.21%) Cucumber
4 105 (15.44%) Git (software)
5 92 (13.53%) Jenkins
6 90 (13.24%) SpecFlow
7 78 (11.47%) HP UFT
8 77 (11.32%) JIRA
9 62 (9.12%) Maven
10 61 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 54 (7.94%) JUnit
12 35 (5.15%) JMeter
13 33 (4.85%) Hudson
14 30 (4.41%) TeamCity
15 29 (4.26%) SoapUI
16 27 (3.97%) Appium
16 27 (3.97%) Gradle
17 26 (3.82%) Subversion
18 24 (3.53%) JBehave
19 22 (3.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 189 (27.79%) Finance
2 48 (7.06%) Games
3 40 (5.88%) Banking
4 29 (4.26%) Retail
5 24 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.79%) Advertising
7 17 (2.50%) Front Office
7 17 (2.50%) Law
8 15 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.76%) Marketing
11 11 (1.62%) Publishing
12 10 (1.47%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Legal
14 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Back Office
16 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (25.44%) Analyst
2 170 (25.00%) Tester
3 146 (21.47%) Test Analyst
4 124 (18.24%) Developer
5 123 (18.09%) Automation Tester
6 90 (13.24%) QA Engineer
6 90 (13.24%) QA Tester
7 89 (13.09%) Test Engineer
8 76 (11.18%) Automation Analyst
8 76 (11.18%) Java Developer
9 73 (10.74%) Automation Engineer
10 70 (10.29%) Automation Test Analyst
11 64 (9.41%) QA Automation Tester
12 56 (8.24%) Developer in Test
13 54 (7.94%) QA Analyst
14 49 (7.21%) Test Automation Engineer
15 45 (6.62%) Automated Tester
15 45 (6.62%) Senior Penetration Tester
15 45 (6.62%) Senior Tester
16 40 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (15.29%) .NET
2 84 (12.35%) Web Services
3 61 (8.97%) Spring
4 57 (8.38%) XML
5 46 (6.76%) HTML
6 42 (6.18%) REST
6 42 (6.18%) SOAP
7 39 (5.74%) CSS
8 37 (5.44%) RESTful
9 32 (4.71%) AngularJS
10 31 (4.56%) HTML5
10 31 (4.56%) JDBC
11 25 (3.68%) Gherkin
12 22 (3.24%) Apache Camel
12 22 (3.24%) JSP
12 22 (3.24%) XSL
12 22 (3.24%) XSLT
13 21 (3.09%) ActiveMQ
14 20 (2.94%) .NET Framework
14 20 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.06%) Computer Science
2 57 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.09%) User Experience
5 18 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.65%) Online Games
6 16 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.06%) Fintech
8 11 (1.62%) FMCG
8 11 (1.62%) Semantic Web
9 10 (1.47%) iPad
10 8 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.03%) Physics
12 5 (0.74%) Animation
12 5 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.74%) Replication
13 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.74%) Linux
2 64 (9.41%) Windows
3 57 (8.38%) Android
3 57 (8.38%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.82%) Unix
5 8 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (68.82%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (35.29%) TDD
3 224 (32.94%) BDD
4 219 (32.21%) Test Automation
5 179 (26.32%) Scrum
6 169 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (18.38%) Automated Testing
8 120 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 101 (14.85%) Manual Testing
10 97 (14.26%) Software Testing
11 83 (12.21%) SDLC
12 76 (11.18%) E-Commerce
13 73 (10.74%) Software Engineering
14 67 (9.85%) Kanban
15 62 (9.12%) Test Strategy
16 54 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 51 (7.50%) QA Automation
18 48 (7.06%) Functional Testing
19 47 (6.91%) Open Source
19 47 (6.91%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (38.82%) Java
2 221 (32.50%) C#
3 188 (27.65%) SQL
4 91 (13.38%) Ruby
5 78 (11.47%) JavaScript
6 65 (9.56%) Python
7 43 (6.32%) C++
8 22 (3.24%) PHP
9 12 (1.76%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.76%) VBScript
10 11 (1.62%) Groovy
11 10 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.18%) Scala
14 7 (1.03%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.03%) Lua
15 6 (0.88%) C
16 5 (0.74%) VB
17 4 (0.59%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 120 (17.65%) ISEB
2 117 (17.21%) Degree
3 87 (12.79%) ISTQB
4 49 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.74%) HP ASE
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.29%) MCSA
8 2 (0.29%) MCSE
8 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (52.21%) QA
2 21 (3.09%) SDET
3 6 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.44%) vSphere
3 2 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.91%) SCCM
3 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.29%) Graphite
5 2 (0.29%) Kibana
5 2 (0.29%) logstash
5 2 (0.29%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 80 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.24%) Oracle
3 51 (7.50%) HP
4 9 (1.32%) Rally
4 9 (1.32%) SAP
5 8 (1.18%) WorldPay
6 7 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.03%) FXall
6 7 (1.03%) MarketAxess
6 7 (1.03%) Tradeweb
7 6 (0.88%) Google
7 6 (0.88%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.74%) Charles River
8 5 (0.74%) StreamBase
8 5 (0.74%) Wall Street Systems
9 4 (0.59%) Apple
9 4 (0.59%) VMware
10 2 (0.29%) ATG
10 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.29%) Telerik
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago