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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 218 209 260
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +51
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 612 720 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.47% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.76% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 518 555 415
Average salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
37725 40991 37904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.81% 83.75% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 33702 31701
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 158 £57,500 +9.52% 29
Kingston Upon Thames +13 11 £60,000 +45.45%
Wimbledon - 11 £43,750 -
Hammersmith - 5 £41,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £62,500 -
Surbiton +6 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Chessington -12 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Feltham - 2 £48,500 - 1
Twickenham -2 1 £37,500 -
Paddington - 1 £62,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 887 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (53.10%) QA
3 613 (50.70%) Selenium
4 512 (42.35%) Java
5 482 (39.87%) BDD
6 430 (35.57%) TDD
7 397 (32.84%) Cucumber
8 380 (31.43%) SQL
9 377 (31.18%) WebDriver
10 368 (30.44%) C#
11 345 (28.54%) Scrum
12 322 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
13 321 (26.55%) Finance
14 240 (19.85%) .NET
15 234 (19.35%) JavaScript
16 216 (17.87%) HTML
17 205 (16.96%) Jenkins
18 197 (16.29%) Ruby
19 191 (15.80%) Web Services
20 188 (15.55%) E-Commerce
21 183 (15.14%) Test Scripting
22 180 (14.89%) JIRA
23 167 (13.81%) XML
23 167 (13.81%) Mobile App
23 167 (13.81%) Apple iOS
24 165 (13.65%) Git (software)
25 164 (13.56%) Automated Testing
26 162 (13.40%) Linux
26 162 (13.40%) Open Source
27 154 (12.74%) Degree

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (2.40%) Confluence
1 29 (2.40%) Node.js
2 26 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (1.82%) IIS
4 19 (1.57%) CMS
4 19 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 11 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.66%) JBoss
7 8 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 7 (0.58%) Apache
9 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.25%) WordPress
11 3 (0.25%) Mule
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 32 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.083%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.66%) GitHub
3 7 (0.58%) SaaS
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.25%) Veeva
5 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.25%) Route 53
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.083%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.083%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.29%) HTTP
2 51 (4.22%) Internet
3 23 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.65%) DNS
5 10 (0.83%) MPLS
6 6 (0.50%) BGP
6 6 (0.50%) VPN
6 6 (0.50%) Broadband
7 5 (0.41%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.41%) Firewall
8 2 (0.17%) RTP
8 2 (0.17%) DSL
8 2 (0.17%) GSM
8 2 (0.17%) PSTN
8 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.17%) Multicast
9 1 (0.083%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.083%) VoIP
9 1 (0.083%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.12%) MySQL
3 42 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 38 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.99%) Hazelcast
13 12 (0.99%) Redis
14 11 (0.91%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.91%) Neo4j
15 9 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.74%) Big Data
16 8 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 613 (50.70%) Selenium
2 397 (32.84%) Cucumber
3 377 (31.18%) WebDriver
4 205 (16.96%) Jenkins
5 180 (14.89%) JIRA
6 165 (13.65%) Git (software)
7 151 (12.49%) JUnit
8 111 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 106 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
10 94 (7.78%) Calabash
11 90 (7.44%) SpecFlow
12 87 (7.20%) TeamCity
13 73 (6.04%) JMeter
13 73 (6.04%) TestNG
14 72 (5.96%) Appium
15 71 (5.87%) Maven
16 69 (5.71%) NUnit
17 64 (5.29%) FitNesse
18 61 (5.05%) Subversion
19 57 (4.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 321 (26.55%) Finance
2 131 (10.84%) Banking
3 103 (8.52%) Retail
4 93 (7.69%) Games
5 68 (5.62%) Back Office
6 56 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 49 (4.05%) Marketing
8 41 (3.39%) Investment Banking
9 31 (2.56%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.82%) Online Betting
11 21 (1.74%) Advertising
12 9 (0.74%) Law
13 8 (0.66%) Legal
13 8 (0.66%) Publishing
14 7 (0.58%) Billing
15 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 342 (28.29%) Developer
2 210 (17.37%) Analyst
3 186 (15.38%) Tester
4 172 (14.23%) Test Analyst
5 157 (12.99%) Test Engineer
6 132 (10.92%) QA Engineer
7 98 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
7 98 (8.11%) Automation Tester
8 62 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 55 (4.55%) QA Analyst
10 49 (4.05%) QA Leader
11 47 (3.89%) AWS Developer
12 46 (3.80%) Consultant
13 45 (3.72%) Senior Test Engineer
14 43 (3.56%) Mobile Developer
15 40 (3.31%) Senior QA Engineer
15 40 (3.31%) Software Engineer
16 38 (3.14%) Automation Analyst
17 35 (2.89%) Test Manager
18 34 (2.81%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (19.85%) .NET
2 216 (17.87%) HTML
3 191 (15.80%) Web Services
4 167 (13.81%) XML
5 153 (12.66%) CSS
6 94 (7.78%) Gherkin
7 92 (7.61%) ASP.NET
8 91 (7.53%) REST
9 87 (7.20%) RESTful
10 82 (6.78%) WCF
11 76 (6.29%) JSON
12 73 (6.04%) jQuery
13 68 (5.62%) SOAP
13 68 (5.62%) .NET Framework
14 64 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 54 (4.47%) Spring
16 51 (4.22%) HTML5
17 48 (3.97%) Entity Framework
18 46 (3.80%) AngularJS
19 37 (3.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 167 (13.81%) Mobile App
2 162 (13.40%) Open Source
3 105 (8.68%) Computer Science
4 80 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (3.64%) User Experience
6 43 (3.56%) Blog
7 42 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (2.23%) Online Games
9 25 (2.07%) Equities
10 21 (1.74%) iPhone
10 21 (1.74%) Fixed Income
11 20 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.41%) iPad
14 16 (1.32%) Derivative
15 14 (1.16%) Mathematics
16 13 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (1.08%) Smartphone
17 12 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
17 12 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 167 (13.81%) Apple iOS
2 162 (13.40%) Linux
3 141 (11.66%) Windows
4 122 (10.09%) Android
5 114 (9.43%) UNIX
6 18 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 13 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
7 13 (1.08%) Solaris
8 8 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.50%) VMS
10 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.083%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (39.87%) BDD
3 430 (35.57%) TDD
4 345 (28.54%) Scrum
5 322 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
6 188 (15.55%) E-Commerce
7 183 (15.14%) Test Scripting
8 164 (13.56%) Automated Testing
9 151 (12.49%) Test Strategy
10 141 (11.66%) Performance Testing
11 139 (11.50%) OO
12 135 (11.17%) Software Engineering
13 124 (10.26%) Automation Testing
14 119 (9.84%) Manual Testing
15 118 (9.76%) Software Testing
16 100 (8.27%) Regression Testing
17 98 (8.11%) MVC
18 97 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
19 90 (7.44%) Test Management
20 87 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 512 (42.35%) Java
2 380 (31.43%) SQL
3 368 (30.44%) C#
4 234 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 197 (16.29%) Ruby
6 144 (11.91%) Python
7 69 (5.71%) PHP
8 58 (4.80%) C++
9 54 (4.47%) Perl
10 38 (3.14%) C
11 28 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 25 (2.07%) Scala
14 24 (1.99%) Groovy
15 22 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.24%) VBScript
17 14 (1.16%) ActionScript
18 13 (1.08%) Lua
18 13 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 154 (12.74%) Degree
2 130 (10.75%) ISEB
3 113 (9.35%) ISTQB
4 50 (4.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.50%) PMP
6 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.50%) CCNP
6 6 (0.50%) CCIP
6 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) HND
8 2 (0.17%) MBA
8 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.083%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (53.10%) QA
2 2 (0.17%) EMIR
2 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.083%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.33%) HDFS
3 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 59 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.32%) Puppet
3 9 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.74%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.58%) Oozie
4 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
6 1 (0.083%) logstash
6 1 (0.083%) Kibana
6 1 (0.083%) Graylog
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.083%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 99 (8.19%) Oracle
2 62 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 54 (4.47%) HP
4 47 (3.89%) Google
5 22 (1.82%) IBM
6 14 (1.16%) Perforce
7 11 (0.91%) WorldPay
7 11 (0.91%) Terracotta
8 10 (0.83%) BT
8 10 (0.83%) Green Hat
9 9 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.66%) Telerik
11 7 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.58%) VMware
12 6 (0.50%) Cisco
13 5 (0.41%) Facebook
13 5 (0.41%) SAP
14 4 (0.33%) Cognizant
15 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 - £0.1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago