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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 220 204 248
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +44
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 589 740 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.67% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.89% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 497 644 511
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
35303 39146 40846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.79% 88.20% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30599 32958 33690
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 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -23 103 £62,500 - 23
Orpington - 6 £45,000 - 1
Twickenham +13 5 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Brentford - 3 £62,500 -
Southwark - 3 £57,500 -
Chiswick +3 2 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £40,000 - 1
Hammersmith +4 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Barnet - 1 £70,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 958 (73.69%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (47.08%) QA
3 604 (46.46%) Java
4 586 (45.08%) Selenium
5 481 (37.00%) BDD
6 458 (35.23%) TDD
7 448 (34.46%) Cucumber
8 405 (31.15%) C#
9 365 (28.08%) Scrum
10 325 (25.00%) Finance
11 323 (24.85%) Ruby
12 299 (23.00%) SQL
13 296 (22.77%) Python
13 296 (22.77%) WebDriver
14 279 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
15 270 (20.77%) Jenkins
16 252 (19.38%) JavaScript
17 239 (18.38%) .NET
18 232 (17.85%) Git (software)
19 210 (16.15%) Linux
20 205 (15.77%) Automated Testing
21 203 (15.62%) Degree
22 186 (14.31%) Automation Testing
23 183 (14.08%) HTML
24 180 (13.85%) JIRA
25 178 (13.69%) CSS
26 175 (13.46%) Kanban
26 175 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
27 167 (12.85%) Software Testing
28 163 (12.54%) Test Strategy

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 (1.92%) Confluence
2 12 (0.92%) Apache
2 12 (0.92%) Tomcat
2 12 (0.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.46%) Documentum
5 6 (0.46%) Jetty
5 6 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.31%) Mule
6 4 (0.31%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.23%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.15%) CMS
8 2 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.077%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.077%) JBoss
9 1 (0.077%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.077%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.15%) MS Office
3 14 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.92%) Gliffy
4 12 (0.92%) Mingle
4 12 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 138 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (5.54%) GitHub
3 36 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.85%) SaaS
6 22 (1.69%) Route 53
7 14 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.00%) PaaS
9 8 (0.62%) TestFlight
10 2 (0.15%) Force.com
10 2 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.077%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.077%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.077%) Office 365
11 1 (0.077%) Slack
11 1 (0.077%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.08%) HTTP
2 22 (1.69%) HTTPS
3 16 (1.23%) Broadband
4 13 (1.00%) SSL
5 12 (0.92%) BGP
5 12 (0.92%) MPLS
6 8 (0.62%) DHCP
6 8 (0.62%) IPv6
6 8 (0.62%) L2TP
6 8 (0.62%) SNMP
6 8 (0.62%) TACACS
6 8 (0.62%) VPLS
7 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.31%) RFID
8 4 (0.31%) VLAN
9 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.077%) Internet
10 1 (0.077%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.077%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (7.31%) Relational Database
2 80 (6.15%) MySQL
3 59 (4.54%) SQL Server
4 36 (2.77%) Hadoop
5 24 (1.85%) Big Data
6 23 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 23 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.46%) HBase
12 5 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.38%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.38%) SQLite
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.31%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 586 (45.08%) Selenium
2 448 (34.46%) Cucumber
3 296 (22.77%) WebDriver
4 270 (20.77%) Jenkins
5 232 (17.85%) Git (software)
6 180 (13.85%) JIRA
7 146 (11.23%) SpecFlow
8 127 (9.77%) JUnit
9 107 (8.23%) Appium
10 100 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 76 (5.85%) Subversion
12 75 (5.77%) TeamCity
13 73 (5.62%) TestNG
14 70 (5.38%) RSpec
15 67 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 65 (5.00%) HP UFT
16 65 (5.00%) JMeter
17 62 (4.77%) FitNesse
18 49 (3.77%) Visual Studio
19 47 (3.62%) Maven
General
1 325 (25.00%) Finance
2 87 (6.69%) Games
3 74 (5.69%) Banking
4 58 (4.46%) Retail
5 49 (3.77%) Advertising
6 42 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.85%) Marketing
8 25 (1.92%) Front Office
9 22 (1.69%) Publishing
10 16 (1.23%) Law
11 15 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.00%) Legal
13 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.46%) Automotive
15 5 (0.38%) Back Office
15 5 (0.38%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.31%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
18 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 437 (33.62%) Developer
2 261 (20.08%) Test Engineer
3 203 (15.62%) Analyst
4 186 (14.31%) Developer in Test
5 185 (14.23%) Tester
6 165 (12.69%) QA Engineer
7 149 (11.46%) Test Analyst
8 126 (9.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 121 (9.31%) Senior Developer
10 117 (9.00%) Automation Tester
11 99 (7.62%) QA Test Engineer
12 88 (6.77%) QA Analyst
13 74 (5.69%) Test Leader
14 70 (5.38%) Java Developer
14 70 (5.38%) QA Tester
15 65 (5.00%) C# Developer
16 63 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
17 62 (4.77%) Consultant
18 60 (4.62%) Automation Test Lead
19 57 (4.38%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (18.38%) .NET
2 183 (14.08%) HTML
3 178 (13.69%) CSS
4 140 (10.77%) Web Services
5 120 (9.23%) REST
6 118 (9.08%) SOAP
7 106 (8.15%) XML
8 98 (7.54%) AngularJS
9 90 (6.92%) HTML5
10 70 (5.38%) Gherkin
11 67 (5.15%) Node.js
12 65 (5.00%) JSON
13 63 (4.85%) CSS3
13 63 (4.85%) RESTful
14 47 (3.62%) Ajax
15 38 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
16 34 (2.62%) .NET Framework
17 33 (2.54%) React
18 31 (2.38%) Spring
19 27 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.54%) Computer Science
2 135 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (7.31%) Mobile App
4 65 (5.00%) User Experience
5 36 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.62%) Fintech
7 30 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.69%) Derivative
10 20 (1.54%) iPad
11 18 (1.38%) Equities
12 17 (1.31%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
13 14 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.92%) Social Media
15 9 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (0.69%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.69%) Spread Betting
16 8 (0.62%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 210 (16.15%) Linux
2 143 (11.00%) Unix
3 88 (6.77%) Apple iOS
4 79 (6.08%) Android
5 51 (3.92%) Windows
6 48 (3.69%) Ubuntu
7 23 (1.77%) Solaris
8 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.077%) CentOS
10 1 (0.077%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.077%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.077%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (73.69%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (37.00%) BDD
3 458 (35.23%) TDD
4 365 (28.08%) Scrum
5 279 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (15.77%) Automated Testing
7 186 (14.31%) Automation Testing
8 175 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 175 (13.46%) Kanban
9 167 (12.85%) Software Testing
10 163 (12.54%) Test Strategy
11 150 (11.54%) DevOps
12 148 (11.38%) Software Engineering
13 146 (11.23%) Test Scripting
14 143 (11.00%) Open Source
15 140 (10.77%) OO
16 117 (9.00%) SDLC
17 114 (8.77%) QA Automation
18 112 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
19 109 (8.38%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 604 (46.46%) Java
2 405 (31.15%) C#
3 323 (24.85%) Ruby
4 299 (23.00%) SQL
5 296 (22.77%) Python
6 252 (19.38%) JavaScript
7 109 (8.38%) PHP
8 81 (6.23%) C++
9 64 (4.92%) Scala
10 50 (3.85%) Perl
11 28 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 26 (2.00%) ActionScript
13 25 (1.92%) Groovy
14 23 (1.77%) Clojure
15 21 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.38%) XPath
17 17 (1.31%) VB.NET
18 13 (1.00%) VB
19 12 (0.92%) PowerShell
20 11 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (15.62%) Degree
2 101 (7.77%) ISEB
3 97 (7.46%) ISTQB
4 47 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (2.46%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.31%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.31%) PMP
11 3 (0.23%) CSQA
11 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.077%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.077%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (47.08%) QA
2 103 (7.92%) SDET
3 17 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.077%) EMIR
5 1 (0.077%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (3.62%) Docker
2 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.23%) HDFS
3 3 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (5.85%) Puppet
2 52 (4.00%) Ansible
3 49 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.54%) Nagios
6 10 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
7 6 (0.46%) MOM
8 3 (0.23%) Linux-HA
8 3 (0.23%) Oozie
9 1 (0.077%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.077%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.00%) Oracle
3 74 (5.69%) HP
4 45 (3.46%) Red Hat
5 23 (1.77%) ServiceNow
6 22 (1.69%) SaltStack
7 20 (1.54%) Google
8 18 (1.38%) SAP
9 17 (1.31%) TIBCO
10 16 (1.23%) Nokia
11 15 (1.15%) Hitachi
11 15 (1.15%) LexisNexis
12 14 (1.08%) Apple
13 10 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.77%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.62%) Cisco
14 8 (0.62%) Huawei
14 8 (0.62%) Juniper
14 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.46%) IBM
London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £55 to £65 per annum Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens- bonus, equity + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago