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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 200 220 248
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 682 592 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.45% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.69% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 577 495 431
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
36049 35004 36611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.77% 85.52% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30850 29426 29634
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+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 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -23 97 £57,500 +4.54% 31
Croydon - 9 £43,200 -
Hammersmith -5 4 £60,000 +41.17%
Docklands, London +18 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 984 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 704 (50.83%) QA
3 690 (49.82%) Selenium
4 672 (48.52%) Java
5 565 (40.79%) BDD
6 457 (33.00%) TDD
7 451 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
8 448 (32.35%) C#
9 438 (31.62%) Cucumber
10 415 (29.96%) SQL
11 377 (27.22%) WebDriver
12 350 (25.27%) Scrum
13 324 (23.39%) Finance
14 284 (20.51%) Ruby
15 270 (19.49%) JavaScript
16 265 (19.13%) .NET
17 251 (18.12%) Degree
18 249 (17.98%) Jenkins
19 236 (17.04%) Web Services
20 228 (16.46%) HTML
21 221 (15.96%) Test Scripting
22 220 (15.88%) Automated Testing
23 215 (15.52%) Automation Testing
24 207 (14.95%) Git (software)
25 206 (14.87%) E-Commerce
26 199 (14.37%) Manual Testing
27 198 (14.30%) Test Strategy
28 195 (14.08%) JIRA
29 194 (14.01%) Software Testing
30 189 (13.65%) Software Engineering

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 84 (6.06%) Node.js
2 28 (2.02%) nginx
2 28 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.23%) Confluence
3 17 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 13 (0.94%) IIS
4 13 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 10 (0.72%) JBoss
7 9 (0.65%) Mule
7 9 (0.65%) Mule ESB
8 8 (0.58%) CMS
9 6 (0.43%) Apache
10 5 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.22%) Drupal
11 3 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.14%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 50 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.52%) MS Office
3 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.072%) Mingle
5 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.072%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 101 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.05%) GitHub
3 50 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.44%) SaaS
5 19 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.43%) Force.com
7 5 (0.36%) Yammer
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.22%) Route 53
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.072%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.61%) HTTP
2 36 (2.60%) Internet
3 7 (0.51%) SMTP
3 7 (0.51%) SSH
4 6 (0.43%) ASN.1
4 6 (0.43%) Broadband
4 6 (0.43%) MVNO
4 6 (0.43%) NFC
4 6 (0.43%) Wireless
5 5 (0.36%) 2G
5 5 (0.36%) 3G
5 5 (0.36%) 4G
5 5 (0.36%) BGP
5 5 (0.36%) CDMA
5 5 (0.36%) Intranet
5 5 (0.36%) IOS XR
5 5 (0.36%) LTE
5 5 (0.36%) MPLS
5 5 (0.36%) Node B
5 5 (0.36%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.10%) Redis
4 39 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 35 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 33 (2.38%) MySQL
7 26 (1.88%) Hazelcast
8 25 (1.81%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.44%) Neo4j
10 19 (1.37%) DB2
10 19 (1.37%) DbVisualizer
11 17 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.01%) Big Data
13 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.51%) HBase
16 6 (0.43%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.43%) SQLite
17 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 690 (49.82%) Selenium
2 438 (31.62%) Cucumber
3 377 (27.22%) WebDriver
4 249 (17.98%) Jenkins
5 207 (14.95%) Git (software)
6 195 (14.08%) JIRA
7 172 (12.42%) SpecFlow
8 132 (9.53%) JUnit
9 129 (9.31%) SoapUI
10 99 (7.15%) Maven
11 96 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 94 (6.79%) JMeter
13 89 (6.43%) Appium
14 81 (5.85%) FitNesse
14 81 (5.85%) Visual Studio
15 79 (5.70%) HP UFT
16 73 (5.27%) TeamCity
17 66 (4.77%) WATIR
18 61 (4.40%) Subversion
19 60 (4.33%) Hudson
General
1 324 (23.39%) Finance
2 119 (8.59%) Retail
3 84 (6.06%) Games
4 74 (5.34%) Banking
5 62 (4.48%) Marketing
6 32 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.52%) Brand Awareness
9 20 (1.44%) Front Office
10 17 (1.23%) Advertising
11 11 (0.79%) Back Office
12 10 (0.72%) Legal
13 9 (0.65%) Law
14 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.43%) Publishing
16 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.29%) Automotive
18 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.22%) Billing
18 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 390 (28.16%) Developer
2 230 (16.61%) Analyst
3 221 (15.96%) Tester
4 205 (14.80%) Test Engineer
5 190 (13.72%) QA Engineer
6 181 (13.07%) Test Analyst
7 159 (11.48%) Automation Tester
8 151 (10.90%) Automation Engineer
9 135 (9.75%) Developer in Test
10 134 (9.68%) Java Developer
11 108 (7.80%) Test Automation Engineer
12 99 (7.15%) QA Analyst
13 86 (6.21%) Automation Analyst
14 81 (5.85%) Automation Test Analyst
15 74 (5.34%) Test Automation Developer
16 73 (5.27%) QA Test Engineer
17 71 (5.13%) QA Tester
18 64 (4.62%) Senior Test Engineer
19 63 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
20 62 (4.48%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (19.13%) .NET
2 236 (17.04%) Web Services
3 228 (16.46%) HTML
4 166 (11.99%) CSS
5 155 (11.19%) Gherkin
6 137 (9.89%) jQuery
7 130 (9.39%) AngularJS
8 123 (8.88%) XML
9 121 (8.74%) HTML5
10 108 (7.80%) RESTful
11 102 (7.36%) CSS3
11 102 (7.36%) SOAP
12 94 (6.79%) REST
13 76 (5.49%) Spring
14 65 (4.69%) ASP.NET
15 64 (4.62%) JSON
16 61 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 60 (4.33%) Backbone.js
18 50 (3.61%) React
19 41 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 151 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 112 (8.09%) Mobile App
4 65 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 62 (4.48%) Blog
6 59 (4.26%) Client/Server
7 51 (3.68%) Fintech
7 51 (3.68%) User Experience
8 46 (3.32%) Derivative
9 40 (2.89%) Equities
10 37 (2.67%) Fixed Income
11 34 (2.45%) Digital Media
12 32 (2.31%) N-Tier
13 28 (2.02%) Mathematics
14 23 (1.66%) iPad
14 23 (1.66%) Physics
15 21 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
16 17 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
16 17 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 183 (13.21%) Linux
2 142 (10.25%) Windows
3 127 (9.17%) Apple iOS
4 115 (8.30%) Android
5 114 (8.23%) Unix
6 38 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.72%) CentOS
9 7 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.43%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) AIX
12 2 (0.14%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (40.79%) BDD
3 457 (33.00%) TDD
4 451 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
5 350 (25.27%) Scrum
6 221 (15.96%) Test Scripting
7 220 (15.88%) Automated Testing
8 215 (15.52%) Automation Testing
9 206 (14.87%) E-Commerce
10 199 (14.37%) Manual Testing
11 198 (14.30%) Test Strategy
12 194 (14.01%) Software Testing
13 189 (13.65%) Software Engineering
14 153 (11.05%) Functional Testing
15 151 (10.90%) SDLC
16 144 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 143 (10.32%) Test Management
18 142 (10.25%) Open Source
19 120 (8.66%) Performance Testing
20 117 (8.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 672 (48.52%) Java
2 448 (32.35%) C#
3 415 (29.96%) SQL
4 284 (20.51%) Ruby
5 270 (19.49%) JavaScript
6 180 (13.00%) Python
7 81 (5.85%) PHP
8 61 (4.40%) Groovy
9 41 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.82%) C++
10 39 (2.82%) Scala
11 36 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.95%) C
14 20 (1.44%) Perl
15 18 (1.30%) VBScript
16 13 (0.94%) ActionScript
17 12 (0.87%) VB
18 10 (0.72%) Clojure
19 9 (0.65%) Lua
Qualifications
1 251 (18.12%) Degree
2 187 (13.50%) ISEB
3 167 (12.06%) ISTQB
4 97 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.36%) CCIP
9 5 (0.36%) CCNP
9 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.36%) CISSP
9 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.072%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.072%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.072%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 704 (50.83%) QA
2 94 (6.79%) SDET
3 18 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.43%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.072%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (3.32%) Docker
2 13 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.072%) HDFS
3 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 60 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
3 48 (3.47%) Ansible
4 21 (1.52%) Puppet
5 5 (0.36%) yum
6 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.22%) Nagios
6 3 (0.22%) Salt
7 2 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.072%) Oozie
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 131 (9.46%) Oracle
2 128 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 68 (4.91%) HP
4 38 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 37 (2.67%) Google
6 21 (1.52%) hybris
7 19 (1.37%) SAP
8 13 (0.94%) IBM
8 13 (0.94%) Twitter
9 11 (0.79%) WorldPay
10 9 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.58%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.51%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.51%) Cisco
12 7 (0.51%) FXall
12 7 (0.51%) MarketAxess
12 7 (0.51%) Rally
12 7 (0.51%) Tradeweb
13 6 (0.43%) ATG
14 5 (0.36%) Anite
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-90,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + large benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £42,000 to £62,000 per annum £42,000 - £62,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum (DOE) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum (DOE) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago