The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Test Automation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Specialist
England / London
Rank 576 641 636
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Specialist 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.002% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.003% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £66,250 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.21% -11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 - £52,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31642 38890 39576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.85% 96.19% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26845 33470 33643
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Test Automation Specialist in the job title.

Test Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Specialist across the London region.

Test Automation Specialist Salary Trend in London

Test Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Test Automation Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Test Automation Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) API Testing
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
5 2 (33.33%) eggPlant
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) RSpec
5 2 (33.33%) JBehave

Test Automation Specialist Skill Set
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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 2 (33.33%) JBehave
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (33.33%) RSpec
3 2 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
4 1 (16.67%) Moq
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) BBC
1 1 (16.67%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security