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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
England / London
Rank 181 206 233
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 618 664 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.83% 1.64% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.83% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 497 552 488
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 £40,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
30435 36198 36334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.96% 89.21% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25581 30913 30495
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 £39,000 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +24 94 £60,000 +4.34% 15
Chiswick - 15 £52,500 -
Hammersmith -5 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Westminster - 3 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 926 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (53.10%) QA
3 631 (51.47%) Selenium
4 597 (48.69%) Java
5 423 (34.50%) BDD
6 414 (33.77%) TDD
7 384 (31.32%) Continuous Integration
8 329 (26.84%) C#
9 322 (26.26%) Cucumber
10 318 (25.94%) SQL
11 307 (25.04%) Scrum
12 300 (24.47%) JavaScript
13 294 (23.98%) Finance
14 242 (19.74%) WebDriver
15 238 (19.41%) Jenkins
16 201 (16.39%) Git (software)
17 193 (15.74%) Python
18 189 (15.42%) Web Services
19 187 (15.25%) Automation Testing
20 182 (14.85%) .NET
21 169 (13.78%) OO
21 169 (13.78%) E-Commerce
22 162 (13.21%) Ruby
22 162 (13.21%) JIRA
23 161 (13.13%) Software Testing
23 161 (13.13%) Software Engineering
24 157 (12.81%) Automated Testing
25 149 (12.15%) HTML
26 148 (12.07%) Test Scripting
27 147 (11.99%) Linux

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 (3.10%) Confluence
2 28 (2.28%) Apache
3 22 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.49%) Documentum
7 6 (0.49%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.33%) CMS
8 4 (0.33%) IIS
8 4 (0.33%) Jetty
9 3 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.16%) nginx
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 28 (2.28%) MS Office
4 27 (2.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.082%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.082%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.082%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.98%) SaaS
3 37 (3.02%) GitHub
4 33 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (1.88%) Trello
6 14 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.98%) TestFlight
8 11 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.82%) PaaS
10 8 (0.65%) G Suite
10 8 (0.65%) Office 365
10 8 (0.65%) Slack
11 7 (0.57%) IaaS
12 5 (0.41%) Force.com
13 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.24%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.24%) Datadog
14 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.24%) Heroku
14 3 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.34%) HTTP
2 25 (2.04%) FTP
3 21 (1.71%) HTTPS
4 20 (1.63%) Internet
5 19 (1.55%) SSL
6 12 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.41%) BGP
7 5 (0.41%) Broadband
7 5 (0.41%) DHCP
7 5 (0.41%) IPv6
7 5 (0.41%) L2TP
7 5 (0.41%) MPLS
7 5 (0.41%) SNMP
7 5 (0.41%) TACACS
7 5 (0.41%) VPLS
8 4 (0.33%) RFID
8 4 (0.33%) VLAN
9 3 (0.24%) Firewall
9 3 (0.24%) Network Security
9 3 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.28%) MySQL
3 69 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 60 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 41 (3.34%) CouchDB
6 34 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (2.45%) Big Data
8 28 (2.28%) HBase
9 27 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 26 (2.12%) Redis
11 25 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.39%) MongoDB
15 16 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.06%) Oracle Database
17 12 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 631 (51.47%) Selenium
2 322 (26.26%) Cucumber
3 242 (19.74%) WebDriver
4 238 (19.41%) Jenkins
5 201 (16.39%) Git (software)
6 162 (13.21%) JIRA
7 146 (11.91%) JUnit
8 117 (9.54%) SoapUI
9 116 (9.46%) SpecFlow
10 94 (7.67%) Subversion
11 87 (7.10%) Appium
12 82 (6.69%) TeamCity
13 80 (6.53%) Maven
14 78 (6.36%) JMeter
15 58 (4.73%) HP UFT
16 56 (4.57%) Jasmine
17 53 (4.32%) Protractor
18 48 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 47 (3.83%) TestNG
20 43 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 294 (23.98%) Finance
2 90 (7.34%) Banking
3 58 (4.73%) Retail
4 51 (4.16%) Games
5 45 (3.67%) Publishing
5 45 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.37%) Marketing
7 23 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.31%) Front Office
9 13 (1.06%) Advertising
9 13 (1.06%) Automotive
9 13 (1.06%) Online Betting
10 11 (0.90%) Back Office
10 11 (0.90%) Polish Language
11 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.57%) Law
13 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.24%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Legal
15 2 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 372 (30.34%) Developer
2 220 (17.94%) Tester
3 205 (16.72%) QA Engineer
4 192 (15.66%) Test Engineer
5 157 (12.81%) Automation Tester
6 128 (10.44%) Senior Developer
7 126 (10.28%) Analyst
8 113 (9.22%) Developer in Test
9 107 (8.73%) Java Developer
10 105 (8.56%) QA Tester
11 100 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
12 90 (7.34%) Test Analyst
13 88 (7.18%) Selenium Tester
14 85 (6.93%) QA Automation Tester
14 85 (6.93%) QA Test Engineer
15 79 (6.44%) Test Leader
16 77 (6.28%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 76 (6.20%) QA Automation Engineer
18 52 (4.24%) QA Analyst
18 52 (4.24%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (15.42%) Web Services
2 182 (14.85%) .NET
3 149 (12.15%) HTML
4 125 (10.20%) REST
5 118 (9.62%) CSS
6 110 (8.97%) AngularJS
7 98 (7.99%) XML
8 95 (7.75%) Gherkin
9 84 (6.85%) SOAP
10 70 (5.71%) RESTful
11 66 (5.38%) Node.js
12 64 (5.22%) HTML5
13 42 (3.43%) CSS3
14 39 (3.18%) jQuery
14 39 (3.18%) React
15 34 (2.77%) ASP.NET
15 34 (2.77%) Ruby on Rails
16 33 (2.69%) JMS
16 33 (2.69%) Spring
17 30 (2.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 99 (8.08%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.79%) User Experience
5 42 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.77%) Fintech
7 29 (2.37%) Algorithms
8 28 (2.28%) Client/Server
9 25 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.88%) Derivative
11 20 (1.63%) Equities
12 18 (1.47%) Animation
12 18 (1.47%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.22%) Online Games
15 12 (0.98%) Online Banking
16 10 (0.82%) Online Gambling
17 8 (0.65%) Blackberry
18 7 (0.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 147 (11.99%) Linux
2 108 (8.81%) Apple iOS
3 99 (8.08%) Unix
4 81 (6.61%) Android
5 36 (2.94%) Windows
6 8 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.33%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (34.50%) BDD
3 414 (33.77%) TDD
4 384 (31.32%) Continuous Integration
5 307 (25.04%) Scrum
6 187 (15.25%) Automation Testing
7 169 (13.78%) E-Commerce
7 169 (13.78%) OO
8 161 (13.13%) Software Engineering
8 161 (13.13%) Software Testing
9 157 (12.81%) Automated Testing
10 148 (12.07%) Test Scripting
11 138 (11.26%) DevOps
12 135 (11.01%) Functional Testing
13 133 (10.85%) Regression Testing
14 126 (10.28%) SDLC
15 123 (10.03%) Manual Testing
15 123 (10.03%) Mentoring
16 119 (9.71%) Test Strategy
17 113 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 597 (48.69%) Java
2 329 (26.84%) C#
3 318 (25.94%) SQL
4 300 (24.47%) JavaScript
5 193 (15.74%) Python
6 162 (13.21%) Ruby
7 49 (4.00%) C++
8 42 (3.43%) Scala
9 40 (3.26%) Objective-C
10 33 (2.69%) Apple Swift
10 33 (2.69%) PHP
10 33 (2.69%) TypeScript
11 31 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.53%) Perl
12 28 (2.28%) C
13 27 (2.20%) Groovy
13 27 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.71%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (11.01%) Degree
2 108 (8.81%) ISTQB
3 88 (7.18%) ISEB
4 26 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 10 (0.82%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.33%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.082%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.082%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 651 (53.10%) QA
2 108 (8.81%) SDET
3 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) Basel III
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 49 (4.00%) Docker
2 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.082%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (4.73%) Puppet
2 44 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (2.94%) Ansible
5 6 (0.49%) Rancher
6 3 (0.24%) Oozie
7 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.082%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.082%) Kibana
8 1 (0.082%) Nagios
8 1 (0.082%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.082%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (8.24%) Oracle
2 74 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 59 (4.81%) HP
4 39 (3.18%) Google
5 27 (2.20%) Siebel
5 27 (2.20%) Sun
6 25 (2.04%) Adobe
7 20 (1.63%) LexisNexis
8 16 (1.31%) SAP
9 15 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.06%) Solace
10 13 (1.06%) TOWER Software
11 12 (0.98%) Splunk
12 10 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.73%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.73%) ION Trading
14 8 (0.65%) Apple
14 8 (0.65%) ATG
14 8 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.65%) TIBCO
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, shares +
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Cometetive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
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London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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