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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 213 231 214
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 577 568 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.31% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.56% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 474 419 491
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
34992 36368 36384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.61% 83.77% 82.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29190 29483 30576
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +63 188 £55,000 -6.38% 23
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £60,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 5 £36,500 -
Wimbledon - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Chessington - 1 £47,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 787 (69.89%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (53.37%) QA
3 526 (46.71%) Selenium
4 435 (38.63%) Java
5 420 (37.30%) BDD
6 404 (35.88%) TDD
7 346 (30.73%) SQL
8 340 (30.20%) C#
9 335 (29.75%) WebDriver
10 309 (27.44%) Cucumber
11 295 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
12 270 (23.98%) Finance
13 254 (22.56%) Scrum
14 193 (17.14%) .NET
15 192 (17.05%) JavaScript
16 189 (16.79%) Test Scripting
17 187 (16.61%) E-Commerce
18 185 (16.43%) Web Services
19 174 (15.45%) JIRA
20 171 (15.19%) Mobile App
21 164 (14.56%) Jenkins
22 163 (14.48%) HTML
23 161 (14.30%) Ruby
24 159 (14.12%) Performance Testing
25 156 (13.85%) Test Strategy
26 152 (13.50%) Apple iOS
27 149 (13.23%) Windows
28 148 (13.14%) Automated Testing
29 147 (13.06%) XML
29 147 (13.06%) Open Source

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.58%) Node.js
1 29 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.31%) Confluence
3 24 (2.13%) IIS
4 23 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.51%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.33%) CMS
7 9 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.71%) JBoss
8 8 (0.71%) Apache
8 8 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.27%) Mule
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.27%) uiautomator
Applications
1 32 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.69%) Endur
2 14 (1.24%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.27%) Summit
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.71%) SaaS
2 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.53%) GitHub
5 4 (0.36%) Route 53
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.089%) Heroku
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.71%) HTTP
2 42 (3.73%) Internet
3 14 (1.24%) MPLS
4 12 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.07%) DNS
5 10 (0.89%) BGP
5 10 (0.89%) Broadband
6 5 (0.44%) Firewall
7 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.089%) SSL
8 1 (0.089%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.089%) LDAP
8 1 (0.089%) SMTP
8 1 (0.089%) FTP
8 1 (0.089%) DSL
8 1 (0.089%) Intranet
8 1 (0.089%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.089%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.64%) MySQL
3 40 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.95%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.24%) QlikView
11 12 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (0.98%) Redis
13 10 (0.89%) Hazelcast
14 9 (0.80%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.71%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 526 (46.71%) Selenium
2 335 (29.75%) WebDriver
3 309 (27.44%) Cucumber
4 174 (15.45%) JIRA
5 164 (14.56%) Jenkins
6 134 (11.90%) JUnit
7 126 (11.19%) Git (software)
8 107 (9.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 84 (7.46%) TeamCity
10 82 (7.28%) JMeter
11 80 (7.10%) SpecFlow
11 80 (7.10%) Calabash
12 79 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 68 (6.04%) Appium
14 67 (5.95%) NUnit
15 64 (5.68%) Visual Studio
16 57 (5.06%) TestNG
17 53 (4.71%) Subversion
18 51 (4.53%) Hudson
19 48 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 270 (23.98%) Finance
2 104 (9.24%) Banking
3 92 (8.17%) Retail
4 74 (6.57%) Games
5 61 (5.42%) Back Office
6 53 (4.71%) Marketing
7 45 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 37 (3.29%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.60%) Advertising
11 16 (1.42%) Online Betting
12 12 (1.07%) Publishing
13 10 (0.89%) Legal
14 6 (0.53%) Front Office
14 6 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) Electronics
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
17 1 (0.089%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 298 (26.47%) Developer
2 193 (17.14%) Analyst
3 156 (13.85%) Test Analyst
4 144 (12.79%) Tester
5 139 (12.34%) Test Engineer
6 127 (11.28%) QA Engineer
7 73 (6.48%) Automation Engineer
8 70 (6.22%) Automation Tester
9 59 (5.24%) Consultant
10 57 (5.06%) QA Analyst
11 53 (4.71%) QA Leader
12 47 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
13 42 (3.73%) Test Manager
14 39 (3.46%) Architect
14 39 (3.46%) Software Engineer
15 38 (3.37%) Senior QA Engineer
16 36 (3.20%) Java Developer
16 36 (3.20%) QA Tester
17 34 (3.02%) Senior Test Engineer
18 32 (2.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (17.14%) .NET
2 185 (16.43%) Web Services
3 163 (14.48%) HTML
4 147 (13.06%) XML
5 126 (11.19%) CSS
6 83 (7.37%) ASP.NET
7 76 (6.75%) RESTful
8 75 (6.66%) WCF
9 67 (5.95%) JSON
10 63 (5.60%) jQuery
11 60 (5.33%) Gherkin
12 58 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (5.06%) .NET Framework
14 53 (4.71%) REST
15 49 (4.35%) Spring
16 44 (3.91%) SOAP
17 37 (3.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 36 (3.20%) AngularJS
19 34 (3.02%) HTML5
20 32 (2.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 171 (15.19%) Mobile App
2 147 (13.06%) Open Source
3 108 (9.59%) Computer Science
4 105 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.73%) Blog
6 38 (3.37%) User Experience
7 26 (2.31%) Mathematics
8 23 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.87%) iPhone
11 20 (1.78%) Online Games
12 17 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.42%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.33%) iPad
15 14 (1.24%) Equities
16 13 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
17 12 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
18 11 (0.98%) Smartphone
18 11 (0.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 152 (13.50%) Apple iOS
2 149 (13.23%) Windows
3 138 (12.26%) Linux
4 120 (10.66%) Android
5 91 (8.08%) UNIX
6 27 (2.40%) Solaris
7 18 (1.60%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.27%) VMS
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (69.89%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (37.30%) BDD
3 404 (35.88%) TDD
4 295 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
5 254 (22.56%) Scrum
6 189 (16.79%) Test Scripting
7 187 (16.61%) E-Commerce
8 159 (14.12%) Performance Testing
9 156 (13.85%) Test Strategy
10 148 (13.14%) Automated Testing
11 143 (12.70%) Software Engineering
12 137 (12.17%) Automation Testing
13 120 (10.66%) Manual Testing
14 99 (8.79%) OO
15 95 (8.44%) Software Testing
16 91 (8.08%) Regression Testing
17 85 (7.55%) Integration Testing
17 85 (7.55%) Test Management
17 85 (7.55%) MVC
18 84 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 435 (38.63%) Java
2 346 (30.73%) SQL
3 340 (30.20%) C#
4 192 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 161 (14.30%) Ruby
6 133 (11.81%) Python
7 68 (6.04%) Perl
8 49 (4.35%) C++
9 44 (3.91%) PHP
10 33 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.40%) Scala
13 26 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.22%) T-SQL
15 22 (1.95%) Objective-C
15 22 (1.95%) C
16 21 (1.87%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.51%) Groovy
18 15 (1.33%) Tcl
19 13 (1.15%) Lua
Qualifications
1 146 (12.97%) Degree
2 115 (10.21%) ISEB
3 87 (7.73%) ISTQB
4 40 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (2.13%) VCP4
6 16 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.89%) CCNP
7 10 (0.89%) CCIP
7 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.53%) PMP
9 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.44%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.44%) HND
11 3 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.18%) PhD
12 2 (0.18%) HP AIS
12 2 (0.18%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 601 (53.37%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) EMIR
2 5 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 81 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.53%) Puppet
4 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.089%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.089%) Nagios
6 1 (0.089%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.089%) Ansible
6 1 (0.089%) logstash
6 1 (0.089%) Oozie
6 1 (0.089%) Kibana
6 1 (0.089%) Graylog
Vendors
1 92 (8.17%) Oracle
2 81 (7.19%) HP
3 62 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 39 (3.46%) Google
5 22 (1.95%) Green Hat
6 17 (1.51%) OpenLink
7 15 (1.33%) SunGard
8 14 (1.24%) IBM
9 12 (1.07%) Telerik
10 11 (0.98%) Sybase
10 11 (0.98%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.89%) BT
11 10 (0.89%) Bloomberg
11 10 (0.89%) NYFIX
11 10 (0.89%) Cisco
12 9 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.80%) Terracotta
13 8 (0.71%) Perforce
13 8 (0.71%) Remedy
13 8 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: + Flexi Cash allowance + Bonus + Healthcare + Insurance + More
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum Salary is dependant on personal skil
Posted: 5 days ago