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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 206 200 239
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 616 737 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.66% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.89% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 526 639 553
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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
35272 39059 42435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.55% 87.94% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30565 32775 35242
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 28 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 28 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 -23 112 £62,500 - 15
Orpington - 4 £45,000 - 2
Brentford - 3 £62,500 -
Southwark - 3 £57,500 - 1
Twickenham +18 2 £62,500 +42.85%
Hounslow +14 2 - -
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Barnet - 1 £70,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £30,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 1014 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 644 (47.04%) QA
3 637 (46.53%) Java
4 610 (44.56%) Selenium
5 513 (37.47%) BDD
6 492 (35.94%) TDD
7 468 (34.19%) Cucumber
8 425 (31.04%) C#
9 366 (26.73%) Ruby
10 363 (26.52%) Scrum
11 351 (25.64%) Finance
12 322 (23.52%) SQL
13 314 (22.94%) WebDriver
14 306 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
15 302 (22.06%) Jenkins
16 290 (21.18%) Python
17 275 (20.09%) JavaScript
18 259 (18.92%) .NET
19 250 (18.26%) Git (software)
20 236 (17.24%) Automated Testing
21 222 (16.22%) Linux
22 221 (16.14%) Degree
23 209 (15.27%) HTML
24 197 (14.39%) Software Testing
25 196 (14.32%) CSS
26 193 (14.10%) Automation Testing
27 184 (13.44%) Kanban
28 181 (13.22%) Test Strategy
29 176 (12.86%) JIRA
30 172 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery

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 (1.83%) Confluence
2 14 (1.02%) Apache
3 12 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.44%) Documentum
7 6 (0.44%) Jetty
7 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.37%) Mule
8 5 (0.37%) Mule ESB
9 4 (0.29%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.29%) Drupal
9 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.22%) IIS
10 3 (0.22%) nginx
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.15%) CMS
12 1 (0.073%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.24%) MS Office
4 16 (1.17%) Gliffy
4 16 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.88%) Mingle
7 8 (0.58%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.22%) 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 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 147 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (5.77%) GitHub
3 42 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.68%) Route 53
5 23 (1.68%) SaaS
6 15 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.88%) PaaS
8 8 (0.58%) TestFlight
9 2 (0.15%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.073%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.073%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.67%) HTTP
2 19 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 11 (0.80%) SSL
4 8 (0.58%) Broadband
5 6 (0.44%) BGP
5 6 (0.44%) MPLS
6 5 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.29%) DHCP
7 4 (0.29%) Internet
7 4 (0.29%) IPv6
7 4 (0.29%) L2TP
7 4 (0.29%) SNMP
7 4 (0.29%) TACACS
7 4 (0.29%) VPLS
8 2 (0.15%) RFID
8 2 (0.15%) VLAN
9 1 (0.073%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (7.96%) Relational Database
2 72 (5.26%) MySQL
3 69 (5.04%) SQL Server
4 35 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 26 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 25 (1.83%) Big Data
7 21 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.44%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.37%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.37%) MS Access
13 5 (0.37%) Redis
13 5 (0.37%) SQLite
14 4 (0.29%) MarkLogic
15 3 (0.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 610 (44.56%) Selenium
2 468 (34.19%) Cucumber
3 314 (22.94%) WebDriver
4 302 (22.06%) Jenkins
5 250 (18.26%) Git (software)
6 176 (12.86%) JIRA
7 154 (11.25%) SpecFlow
8 139 (10.15%) JUnit
9 111 (8.11%) Appium
10 102 (7.45%) SoapUI
11 91 (6.65%) TeamCity
12 83 (6.06%) Subversion
13 81 (5.92%) RSpec
14 77 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 76 (5.55%) TestNG
16 72 (5.26%) HP UFT
16 72 (5.26%) JMeter
17 67 (4.89%) FitNesse
18 63 (4.60%) Visual Studio
19 61 (4.46%) Jasmine
General
1 351 (25.64%) Finance
2 93 (6.79%) Games
3 90 (6.57%) Banking
4 70 (5.11%) Retail
5 52 (3.80%) Advertising
6 42 (3.07%) Marketing
7 37 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.68%) Front Office
9 20 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.39%) Publishing
11 17 (1.24%) Legal
12 11 (0.80%) Law
13 9 (0.66%) Automotive
14 8 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.51%) Back Office
16 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.29%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
18 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 460 (33.60%) Developer
2 287 (20.96%) Test Engineer
3 217 (15.85%) Tester
4 213 (15.56%) Analyst
5 185 (13.51%) Developer in Test
6 178 (13.00%) QA Engineer
7 159 (11.61%) Test Analyst
8 133 (9.72%) Automation Tester
9 132 (9.64%) Test Automation Engineer
10 124 (9.06%) Senior Developer
11 117 (8.55%) QA Test Engineer
12 89 (6.50%) QA Analyst
13 85 (6.21%) QA Tester
14 84 (6.14%) Java Developer
15 69 (5.04%) Test Leader
16 64 (4.67%) Automation Test Analyst
16 64 (4.67%) C# Developer
17 61 (4.46%) Java Engineer
18 60 (4.38%) Consultant
19 56 (4.09%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (18.92%) .NET
2 209 (15.27%) HTML
3 196 (14.32%) CSS
4 151 (11.03%) Web Services
5 132 (9.64%) SOAP
6 124 (9.06%) REST
7 116 (8.47%) AngularJS
7 116 (8.47%) XML
8 111 (8.11%) HTML5
9 81 (5.92%) Gherkin
9 81 (5.92%) Node.js
10 79 (5.77%) CSS3
11 76 (5.55%) RESTful
12 73 (5.33%) JSON
13 44 (3.21%) .NET Framework
14 43 (3.14%) Ajax
15 41 (2.99%) jQuery
16 38 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
17 36 (2.63%) Sass
18 35 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 143 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 140 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (7.23%) Mobile App
4 60 (4.38%) User Experience
5 38 (2.78%) Fintech
6 37 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.61%) iPad
11 21 (1.53%) Derivative
12 17 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
13 15 (1.10%) Blackberry
13 15 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.02%) Blog
15 13 (0.95%) Equities
16 12 (0.88%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
17 10 (0.73%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 222 (16.22%) Linux
2 168 (12.27%) Unix
3 104 (7.60%) Apple iOS
4 96 (7.01%) Android
5 70 (5.11%) Windows
6 46 (3.36%) Ubuntu
7 24 (1.75%) Solaris
8 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
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
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.073%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (37.47%) BDD
3 492 (35.94%) TDD
4 363 (26.52%) Scrum
5 306 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 197 (14.39%) Software Testing
8 193 (14.10%) Automation Testing
9 184 (13.44%) Kanban
10 181 (13.22%) Test Strategy
11 172 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 169 (12.34%) Open Source
13 167 (12.20%) Software Engineering
14 152 (11.10%) Test Scripting
15 145 (10.59%) DevOps
16 139 (10.15%) OO
17 135 (9.86%) Manual Testing
18 126 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
19 121 (8.84%) QA Automation
20 113 (8.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 637 (46.53%) Java
2 425 (31.04%) C#
3 366 (26.73%) Ruby
4 322 (23.52%) SQL
5 290 (21.18%) Python
6 275 (20.09%) JavaScript
7 118 (8.62%) PHP
8 87 (6.36%) C++
9 71 (5.19%) Scala
10 52 (3.80%) Perl
11 35 (2.56%) Groovy
12 29 (2.12%) Clojure
13 27 (1.97%) ActionScript
13 27 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.46%) XPath
16 17 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.17%) VB
18 15 (1.10%) VBScript
19 14 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 221 (16.14%) Degree
2 113 (8.25%) ISEB
3 90 (6.57%) ISTQB
4 56 (4.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 14 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.37%) PMP
10 4 (0.29%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.22%) CSQA
11 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.073%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.073%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.073%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 644 (47.04%) QA
2 96 (7.01%) SDET
3 20 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.073%) EMIR
5 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (3.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.073%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 80 (5.84%) Puppet
2 52 (3.80%) Ansible
3 48 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.46%) Nagios
5 14 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (0.44%) MOM
7 3 (0.22%) Linux-HA
8 2 (0.15%) Kibana
8 2 (0.15%) logstash
9 1 (0.073%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.073%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.073%) Oozie
9 1 (0.073%) yum
9 1 (0.073%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.28%) Oracle
3 79 (5.77%) HP
4 47 (3.43%) Red Hat
5 23 (1.68%) SaltStack
5 23 (1.68%) ServiceNow
6 20 (1.46%) SAP
7 18 (1.31%) Google
8 16 (1.17%) Apple
8 16 (1.17%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.10%) Hitachi
10 13 (0.95%) LexisNexis
11 11 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.73%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.58%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.58%) Nokia
15 6 (0.44%) Adobe
15 6 (0.44%) CA
15 6 (0.44%) Intel Security
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 15% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Childcare vouchers, Cycle scheme
Posted: 22 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 12% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago