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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 324 427 338
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -89
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 373 257 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.59% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 347 233 382
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £35,200 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
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
36046 38318 43662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.48% 87.49% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31121 32070 36240
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 50 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Ealing +11 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames +12 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Brentford - 5 £52,500 -
Wimbledon -13 2 - -
Isleworth - 2 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +4 1 £57,500 - 1
Sidcup +2 1 £42,250 -
Surbiton - 1 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £47,500 -
Finchley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £51,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 487 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (58.33%) Selenium
3 409 (55.87%) QA
4 299 (40.85%) Java
5 250 (34.15%) Finance
6 245 (33.47%) TDD
7 228 (31.15%) C#
8 226 (30.87%) Test Automation
9 225 (30.74%) BDD
10 218 (29.78%) SQL
11 179 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
12 176 (24.04%) WebDriver
13 174 (23.77%) Cucumber
14 152 (20.77%) Test Scripting
15 147 (20.08%) Scrum
16 136 (18.58%) .NET
17 127 (17.35%) Manual Testing
17 127 (17.35%) Degree
18 117 (15.98%) Automated Testing
19 112 (15.30%) Jenkins
20 110 (15.03%) Git (software)
21 108 (14.75%) Microsoft
22 104 (14.21%) Test Strategy
23 96 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
24 95 (12.98%) Ruby
25 94 (12.84%) ISEB
26 92 (12.57%) SpecFlow
27 89 (12.16%) SDLC
28 86 (11.75%) Web Services
29 83 (11.34%) JavaScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.46%) Confluence
2 15 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.78%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.09%) Apache
6 6 (0.82%) CMS
6 6 (0.82%) Node.js
7 5 (0.68%) JBoss
8 4 (0.55%) Drupal
8 4 (0.55%) WordPress
9 3 (0.41%) Mule
9 3 (0.41%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.27%) Jetty
10 2 (0.27%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) IIS
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.09%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.87%) GitHub
2 10 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.09%) SaaS
4 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.50%) Internet
2 7 (0.96%) Broadband
3 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.27%) HTTP
4 2 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
5 1 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.83%) Relational Database
3 41 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 39 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 22 (3.01%) Hazelcast
5 22 (3.01%) Neo4j
5 22 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.60%) Big Data
7 15 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.91%) MySQL
9 10 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.68%) Power BI
11 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.27%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 427 (58.33%) Selenium
2 176 (24.04%) WebDriver
3 174 (23.77%) Cucumber
4 112 (15.30%) Jenkins
5 110 (15.03%) Git (software)
6 96 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 92 (12.57%) SpecFlow
8 73 (9.97%) JIRA
9 66 (9.02%) SoapUI
10 63 (8.61%) HP UFT
11 61 (8.33%) Maven
12 59 (8.06%) Appium
13 51 (6.97%) JUnit
14 37 (5.05%) Visual Studio
15 29 (3.96%) Gradle
16 28 (3.83%) FitNesse
17 27 (3.69%) JMeter
18 24 (3.28%) Subversion
19 23 (3.14%) NUnit
19 23 (3.14%) WATIR
General
1 250 (34.15%) Finance
2 58 (7.92%) Banking
3 43 (5.87%) Games
4 37 (5.05%) Law
5 25 (3.42%) Marketing
6 22 (3.01%) Retail
7 21 (2.87%) Front Office
8 20 (2.73%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.05%) Advertising
9 15 (2.05%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.82%) Publishing
11 5 (0.68%) Electronics
11 5 (0.68%) German Language
11 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.55%) Legal
12 4 (0.55%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.41%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 231 (31.56%) Analyst
2 196 (26.78%) Test Analyst
3 189 (25.82%) Tester
4 129 (17.62%) Test Engineer
5 123 (16.80%) Automation Tester
6 120 (16.39%) Developer
7 103 (14.07%) QA Engineer
8 98 (13.39%) Automation Test Analyst
9 91 (12.43%) QA Tester
10 80 (10.93%) QA Analyst
11 72 (9.84%) Test Automation Engineer
12 70 (9.56%) Java Developer
13 54 (7.38%) QA Test Engineer
14 51 (6.97%) QA Test Analyst
15 49 (6.69%) QA Automation Tester
16 44 (6.01%) Developer in Test
17 42 (5.74%) Selenium Tester
17 42 (5.74%) Senior Test Engineer
18 41 (5.60%) Java Engineer
19 39 (5.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (18.58%) .NET
2 86 (11.75%) Web Services
3 59 (8.06%) HTML
4 57 (7.79%) SOAP
5 54 (7.38%) Spring
6 52 (7.10%) XML
7 47 (6.42%) RESTful
8 44 (6.01%) CSS
9 36 (4.92%) REST
10 35 (4.78%) JDBC
11 33 (4.51%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.23%) .NET Framework
13 30 (4.10%) Gherkin
13 30 (4.10%) HTML5
14 25 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (3.01%) Apache Camel
15 22 (3.01%) ASP.NET
15 22 (3.01%) JSP
15 22 (3.01%) XSL
15 22 (3.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.01%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.10%) Fintech
5 26 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (2.73%) User Experience
7 19 (2.60%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.19%) Online Games
10 13 (1.78%) iPad
10 13 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.09%) Physics
12 6 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.82%) Derivative
12 6 (0.82%) Social Media
12 6 (0.82%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.70%) Android
2 69 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 69 (9.43%) Linux
3 65 (8.88%) Windows
4 42 (5.74%) Unix
5 8 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.55%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (33.47%) TDD
3 226 (30.87%) Test Automation
4 225 (30.74%) BDD
5 179 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
6 152 (20.77%) Test Scripting
7 147 (20.08%) Scrum
8 127 (17.35%) Manual Testing
9 117 (15.98%) Automated Testing
10 104 (14.21%) Test Strategy
11 89 (12.16%) SDLC
12 80 (10.93%) Software Testing
12 80 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 67 (9.15%) Functional Testing
13 67 (9.15%) Kanban
14 65 (8.88%) Regression Testing
15 63 (8.61%) E-Commerce
16 58 (7.92%) Software Engineering
16 58 (7.92%) Unit Testing
17 56 (7.65%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 299 (40.85%) Java
2 228 (31.15%) C#
3 218 (29.78%) SQL
4 95 (12.98%) Ruby
5 83 (11.34%) JavaScript
6 62 (8.47%) Python
7 25 (3.42%) PHP
8 24 (3.28%) C++
9 15 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.91%) Groovy
10 14 (1.91%) VB
11 13 (1.78%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 10 (1.37%) Lua
12 10 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.23%) VBScript
14 6 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.68%) C
15 5 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 127 (17.35%) Degree
2 94 (12.84%) ISEB
3 61 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 42 (5.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (55.87%) QA
2 11 (1.50%) SDET
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.68%) SCCM
4 4 (0.55%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (0.55%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.55%) Puppet
5 2 (0.27%) Ansible
5 2 (0.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 108 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.87%) Oracle
3 33 (4.51%) HP
4 14 (1.91%) SAP
5 13 (1.78%) StreamBase
6 11 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.37%) Rally
8 8 (1.09%) Informatica
9 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.82%) Siebel
11 5 (0.68%) Apple
11 5 (0.68%) Borland
11 5 (0.68%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.55%) CA
13 3 (0.41%) Splunk
14 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg
14 2 (0.27%) Google
14 2 (0.27%) MarketAxess
14 2 (0.27%) Tradeweb
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + equity
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Metro Bank
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + equity
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, insurance
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Central London / West End
Metro Bank
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago