The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
England / London
Rank 179 201 225
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 631 662 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.89% 1.65% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.86% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 506 572 481
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
29845 35556 35099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.16% 88.52% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25190 30391 29587
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 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Automation
Salary Trend in London

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in London

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in London

Test Automation
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +25 99 £55,000 -4.34% 15
Chiswick - 11 £52,500 -
Hammersmith 0 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Chessington - 3 £35,000 -
Westminster - 3 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 890 (74.41%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (53.51%) QA
3 621 (51.92%) Selenium
4 560 (46.82%) Java
5 425 (35.54%) BDD
6 413 (34.53%) TDD
7 353 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
8 334 (27.93%) Cucumber
9 322 (26.92%) C#
10 312 (26.09%) Scrum
11 282 (23.58%) Finance
12 273 (22.83%) SQL
13 267 (22.32%) JavaScript
14 244 (20.40%) WebDriver
15 225 (18.81%) Jenkins
16 206 (17.22%) Git (software)
17 200 (16.72%) Python
18 176 (14.72%) OO
18 176 (14.72%) Automation Testing
19 174 (14.55%) Web Services
20 172 (14.38%) JIRA
21 168 (14.05%) Software Engineering
22 162 (13.55%) Automated Testing
22 162 (13.55%) E-Commerce
23 160 (13.38%) .NET
24 155 (12.96%) Ruby
24 155 (12.96%) Software Testing
25 153 (12.79%) Test Scripting
26 149 (12.46%) Linux
27 141 (11.79%) HTML

Test Automation
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 38 (3.18%) Confluence
2 21 (1.76%) Apache
3 19 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 9 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.50%) Documentum
8 6 (0.50%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.42%) CMS
10 4 (0.33%) Jetty
11 3 (0.25%) IIS
12 2 (0.17%) nginx
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.084%) Captiva
13 1 (0.084%) Drupal
13 1 (0.084%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.42%) MS Office
3 28 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.26%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.084%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.084%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.084%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.85%) SaaS
3 36 (3.01%) GitHub
4 28 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (1.92%) Trello
6 12 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.00%) TestFlight
7 11 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (0.84%) PaaS
9 7 (0.59%) G Suite
9 7 (0.59%) Office 365
9 7 (0.59%) Slack
10 6 (0.50%) IaaS
11 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.33%) Force.com
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.25%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.25%) Datadog
12 3 (0.25%) Heroku
12 3 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.51%) HTTP
2 27 (2.26%) HTTPS
3 22 (1.84%) SSL
4 17 (1.42%) FTP
5 15 (1.25%) Broadband
5 15 (1.25%) Internet
5 15 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.00%) BGP
6 12 (1.00%) MPLS
7 9 (0.75%) DHCP
7 9 (0.75%) IPv6
7 9 (0.75%) L2TP
7 9 (0.75%) SNMP
7 9 (0.75%) TACACS
7 9 (0.75%) VPLS
8 7 (0.59%) RFID
8 7 (0.59%) VLAN
9 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.084%) Firewall
10 1 (0.084%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.69%) MySQL
2 67 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 61 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 55 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.34%) CouchDB
6 31 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (2.26%) Big Data
8 27 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (2.17%) HBase
10 25 (2.09%) Redis
11 21 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.34%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.09%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 621 (51.92%) Selenium
2 334 (27.93%) Cucumber
3 244 (20.40%) WebDriver
4 225 (18.81%) Jenkins
5 206 (17.22%) Git (software)
6 172 (14.38%) JIRA
7 118 (9.87%) JUnit
8 117 (9.78%) SpecFlow
9 116 (9.70%) SoapUI
10 89 (7.44%) Appium
11 84 (7.02%) Subversion
12 73 (6.10%) JMeter
13 72 (6.02%) Maven
14 71 (5.94%) TeamCity
15 53 (4.43%) HP UFT
16 46 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
18 39 (3.26%) NUnit
19 34 (2.84%) Jasmine
20 33 (2.76%) FitNesse
General
1 282 (23.58%) Finance
2 82 (6.86%) Banking
3 62 (5.18%) Games
4 48 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.76%) Retail
6 43 (3.60%) Publishing
7 25 (2.09%) Marketing
8 19 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.51%) Advertising
10 16 (1.34%) Front Office
11 13 (1.09%) Law
11 13 (1.09%) Online Betting
12 12 (1.00%) Back Office
13 11 (0.92%) Automotive
14 9 (0.75%) Polish Language
15 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.33%) German Language
18 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 378 (31.61%) Developer
2 203 (16.97%) Tester
3 196 (16.39%) QA Engineer
4 187 (15.64%) Test Engineer
5 146 (12.21%) Automation Tester
6 132 (11.04%) Analyst
7 129 (10.79%) Senior Developer
8 128 (10.70%) Developer in Test
9 99 (8.28%) Java Developer
10 98 (8.19%) Test Analyst
11 95 (7.94%) QA Tester
12 90 (7.53%) Test Automation Engineer
13 86 (7.19%) Test Leader
14 83 (6.94%) QA Test Engineer
14 83 (6.94%) Selenium Tester
15 77 (6.44%) QA Automation Tester
16 72 (6.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 68 (5.69%) QA Automation Engineer
18 58 (4.85%) Test Automation Developer
19 53 (4.43%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (14.55%) Web Services
2 160 (13.38%) .NET
3 141 (11.79%) HTML
4 123 (10.28%) REST
5 107 (8.95%) AngularJS
5 107 (8.95%) CSS
6 89 (7.44%) XML
7 79 (6.61%) Gherkin
7 79 (6.61%) SOAP
8 72 (6.02%) RESTful
9 68 (5.69%) HTML5
10 64 (5.35%) Node.js
11 48 (4.01%) CSS3
12 38 (3.18%) jQuery
13 35 (2.93%) ASP.NET
13 35 (2.93%) React
14 34 (2.84%) Ajax
14 34 (2.84%) Spring
15 28 (2.34%) JSON
15 28 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (9.45%) Mobile App
3 93 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 82 (6.86%) User Experience
5 40 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.59%) Fintech
7 30 (2.51%) Client/Server
8 25 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.01%) Derivative
9 24 (2.01%) Equities
10 22 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.67%) Fixed Income
12 19 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.51%) Animation
13 18 (1.51%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.34%) Statistics
15 15 (1.25%) Online Games
16 9 (0.75%) Blackberry
17 8 (0.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 149 (12.46%) Linux
2 103 (8.61%) Apple iOS
3 101 (8.44%) Unix
4 73 (6.10%) Android
5 35 (2.93%) Windows
6 13 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) Debian
8 3 (0.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (74.41%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (35.54%) BDD
3 413 (34.53%) TDD
4 353 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
5 312 (26.09%) Scrum
6 176 (14.72%) Automation Testing
6 176 (14.72%) OO
7 168 (14.05%) Software Engineering
8 162 (13.55%) Automated Testing
8 162 (13.55%) E-Commerce
9 155 (12.96%) Software Testing
10 153 (12.79%) Test Scripting
11 131 (10.95%) Functional Testing
12 130 (10.87%) DevOps
13 123 (10.28%) Regression Testing
14 120 (10.03%) Test Strategy
15 118 (9.87%) Manual Testing
16 115 (9.62%) SDLC
17 114 (9.53%) QA Automation
17 114 (9.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 560 (46.82%) Java
2 322 (26.92%) C#
3 273 (22.83%) SQL
4 267 (22.32%) JavaScript
5 200 (16.72%) Python
6 155 (12.96%) Ruby
7 48 (4.01%) C++
8 46 (3.85%) Scala
9 42 (3.51%) Objective-C
10 37 (3.09%) PHP
11 34 (2.84%) Apple Swift
12 32 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.59%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 30 (2.51%) Perl
15 26 (2.17%) C
16 24 (2.01%) Groovy
17 20 (1.67%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (9.95%) Degree
2 109 (9.11%) ISTQB
3 88 (7.36%) ISEB
4 25 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.67%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.33%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.17%) PhD
11 1 (0.084%) PMP
11 1 (0.084%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 640 (53.51%) QA
2 113 (9.45%) SDET
3 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.084%) Basel III
4 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 48 (4.01%) Docker
2 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.25%) HDFS
2 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.084%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (4.26%) Puppet
2 44 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (2.84%) Ansible
5 5 (0.42%) Rancher
6 3 (0.25%) Oozie
7 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.084%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.084%) Kibana
8 1 (0.084%) Nagios
8 1 (0.084%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 91 (7.61%) Oracle
2 69 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.77%) HP
4 41 (3.43%) Google
5 27 (2.26%) Siebel
5 27 (2.26%) Sun
6 23 (1.92%) Adobe
6 23 (1.92%) LexisNexis
7 15 (1.25%) Nokia
8 12 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.00%) SAP
8 12 (1.00%) TOWER Software
9 11 (0.92%) Splunk
10 10 (0.84%) Xamarin
11 9 (0.75%) Apple
11 9 (0.75%) Cisco
11 9 (0.75%) Huawei
11 9 (0.75%) ION Trading
11 9 (0.75%) Juniper
11 9 (0.75%) TIBCO
City, London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ascential Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago