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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 194 218 228
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 677 682 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.53% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.74% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 573 590 609
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
35508 39229 43672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.66% 87.75% 87.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30774 32941 36259
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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 +21 139 £62,500 +4.16% 19
Hounslow +13 5 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £57,500 -
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Orpington - 2 £45,000 - 1
Twickenham +16 1 £62,500 +19.04%
Harrow +4 1 £40,000 -
Barnet - 1 £70,000 -
Westminster - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 1036 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 659 (48.56%) QA
3 647 (47.68%) Java
4 635 (46.79%) Selenium
5 538 (39.65%) BDD
6 504 (37.14%) TDD
7 474 (34.93%) Cucumber
8 435 (32.06%) C#
9 383 (28.22%) Ruby
10 351 (25.87%) Finance
11 349 (25.72%) SQL
12 348 (25.64%) WebDriver
13 346 (25.50%) Scrum
14 328 (24.17%) Continuous Integration
15 305 (22.48%) Jenkins
16 276 (20.34%) Python
17 267 (19.68%) .NET
18 265 (19.53%) JavaScript
19 249 (18.35%) Git (software)
20 236 (17.39%) Automated Testing
21 225 (16.58%) Linux
22 218 (16.06%) Degree
23 204 (15.03%) HTML
24 202 (14.89%) Automation Testing
25 201 (14.81%) Software Testing
26 193 (14.22%) CSS
27 184 (13.56%) Test Strategy
28 177 (13.04%) JIRA
29 175 (12.90%) Unix
30 173 (12.75%) Kanban

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 25 (1.84%) Confluence
2 15 (1.11%) Apache
3 14 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.66%) nginx
5 9 (0.66%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.44%) Documentum
6 6 (0.44%) Jetty
6 6 (0.44%) Mule
6 6 (0.44%) Mule ESB
6 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.37%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.29%) Drupal
8 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.22%) IIS
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.074%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 62 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.40%) MS Office
3 16 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.18%) Gliffy
3 16 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
3 16 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.88%) Mingle
6 8 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 147 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (6.12%) GitHub
3 47 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.77%) Route 53
6 22 (1.62%) SaaS
7 15 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.74%) PaaS
9 8 (0.59%) TestFlight
10 2 (0.15%) Force.com
10 2 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.074%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.64%) HTTP
2 14 (1.03%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.44%) Internet
3 6 (0.44%) SSL
4 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.074%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 76 (5.60%) MySQL
3 73 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 36 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 25 (1.84%) RDBMS
6 24 (1.77%) Big Data
6 24 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 23 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (0.88%) Redis
11 6 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.44%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.37%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.37%) MS Access
12 5 (0.37%) SQLite
13 4 (0.29%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 635 (46.79%) Selenium
2 474 (34.93%) Cucumber
3 348 (25.64%) WebDriver
4 305 (22.48%) Jenkins
5 249 (18.35%) Git (software)
6 177 (13.04%) JIRA
7 170 (12.53%) SpecFlow
8 140 (10.32%) JUnit
9 114 (8.40%) SoapUI
10 106 (7.81%) Appium
11 92 (6.78%) Subversion
12 88 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 86 (6.34%) TeamCity
14 82 (6.04%) RSpec
15 74 (5.45%) FitNesse
15 74 (5.45%) JMeter
16 73 (5.38%) TestNG
17 72 (5.31%) HP UFT
18 69 (5.08%) Maven
19 66 (4.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 351 (25.87%) Finance
2 102 (7.52%) Games
3 87 (6.41%) Banking
4 84 (6.19%) Retail
5 52 (3.83%) Advertising
6 40 (2.95%) Marketing
7 32 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.77%) Front Office
9 22 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.40%) Publishing
11 16 (1.18%) Legal
12 10 (0.74%) Law
13 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
14 5 (0.37%) Back Office
14 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 439 (32.35%) Developer
2 299 (22.03%) Test Engineer
3 231 (17.02%) Tester
4 227 (16.73%) Analyst
5 191 (14.08%) QA Engineer
6 173 (12.75%) Test Analyst
7 163 (12.01%) Developer in Test
8 145 (10.69%) Automation Tester
9 138 (10.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 127 (9.36%) QA Test Engineer
11 112 (8.25%) Senior Developer
12 92 (6.78%) QA Analyst
12 92 (6.78%) QA Tester
13 82 (6.04%) Java Developer
14 71 (5.23%) Automation Test Analyst
15 65 (4.79%) Java Engineer
16 61 (4.50%) C# Developer
17 60 (4.42%) Senior Test Engineer
18 55 (4.05%) QA Test Analyst
18 55 (4.05%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (19.68%) .NET
2 204 (15.03%) HTML
3 193 (14.22%) CSS
4 150 (11.05%) Web Services
5 132 (9.73%) SOAP
6 123 (9.06%) AngularJS
7 118 (8.70%) HTML5
8 113 (8.33%) REST
9 111 (8.18%) XML
10 90 (6.63%) Node.js
11 88 (6.48%) Gherkin
12 84 (6.19%) CSS3
13 79 (5.82%) RESTful
14 70 (5.16%) JSON
15 50 (3.68%) jQuery
16 47 (3.46%) .NET Framework
17 41 (3.02%) Ruby on Rails
18 40 (2.95%) Sass
19 38 (2.80%) Ajax
20 35 (2.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 147 (10.83%) Computer Science
2 127 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (7.15%) Mobile App
4 51 (3.76%) User Experience
5 47 (3.46%) Fintech
6 42 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.87%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.69%) iPad
8 23 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.40%) Derivative
11 17 (1.25%) Blog
11 17 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
12 16 (1.18%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.81%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.81%) Equities
15 10 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (0.74%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.74%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 225 (16.58%) Linux
2 175 (12.90%) Unix
3 102 (7.52%) Apple iOS
4 97 (7.15%) Android
5 84 (6.19%) Windows
6 43 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 23 (1.69%) Solaris
8 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.29%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.22%) CentOS
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1036 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (39.65%) BDD
3 504 (37.14%) TDD
4 346 (25.50%) Scrum
5 328 (24.17%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 202 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 201 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 184 (13.56%) Test Strategy
10 173 (12.75%) Kanban
10 173 (12.75%) Software Engineering
11 167 (12.31%) Open Source
12 155 (11.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 152 (11.20%) Test Scripting
14 150 (11.05%) Manual Testing
15 141 (10.39%) DevOps
16 133 (9.80%) QA Automation
17 125 (9.21%) OO
18 123 (9.06%) E-Commerce
19 122 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 647 (47.68%) Java
2 435 (32.06%) C#
3 383 (28.22%) Ruby
4 349 (25.72%) SQL
5 276 (20.34%) Python
6 265 (19.53%) JavaScript
7 123 (9.06%) PHP
8 82 (6.04%) C++
9 66 (4.86%) Scala
10 43 (3.17%) Perl
11 42 (3.10%) Groovy
12 29 (2.14%) Clojure
13 26 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.77%) ActionScript
15 20 (1.47%) XPath
16 19 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.33%) VB
18 17 (1.25%) VB.NET
19 16 (1.18%) VBScript
20 15 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 218 (16.06%) Degree
2 120 (8.84%) ISEB
3 95 (7.00%) ISTQB
4 62 (4.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 14 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.37%) PMP
10 4 (0.29%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.22%) CSQA
11 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.074%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.074%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.074%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 659 (48.56%) QA
2 91 (6.71%) SDET
3 21 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.074%) EMIR
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.074%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.074%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (3.61%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (5.90%) Puppet
2 50 (3.68%) Ansible
3 47 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (1.25%) Kubernetes
6 16 (1.18%) Nagios
7 6 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
7 6 (0.44%) MOM
8 3 (0.22%) Linux-HA
9 2 (0.15%) Kibana
9 2 (0.15%) logstash
9 2 (0.15%) yum
10 1 (0.074%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.074%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 137 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 95 (7.00%) Oracle
3 72 (5.31%) HP
4 46 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 24 (1.77%) SaltStack
6 21 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 17 (1.25%) SAP
8 15 (1.11%) Apple
8 15 (1.11%) Google
8 15 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 12 (0.88%) Hitachi
10 11 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.66%) LexisNexis
12 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.59%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.52%) IBM
15 6 (0.44%) BT
15 6 (0.44%) CA
15 6 (0.44%) Intel Security
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
We are Friday Ltd.
Salary: Competitive - Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + +20% - 30% bonus & benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plu benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: From £61,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 6 days ago