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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 206 225 205
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 599 564 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.44% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.59% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 497 441 527
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +58 193 £55,000 -8.33% 51
Hammersmith - 5 £42,500 -
Wimbledon - 5 £57,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £62,500 - 2
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Chessington - 2 £47,500 -
Docklands, London -10 1 £52,500 -30.00%
Mayfair - 1 - -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 778 (69.03%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (54.21%) QA
3 492 (43.66%) Selenium
4 422 (37.44%) BDD
5 398 (35.31%) TDD
6 386 (34.25%) Java
7 338 (29.99%) C#
7 338 (29.99%) SQL
8 304 (26.97%) WebDriver
9 284 (25.20%) Cucumber
10 271 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
11 233 (20.67%) Finance
12 232 (20.59%) Scrum
13 196 (17.39%) Test Scripting
14 195 (17.30%) JIRA
15 189 (16.77%) .NET
16 186 (16.50%) E-Commerce
17 176 (15.62%) JavaScript
18 174 (15.44%) Automated Testing
19 169 (15.00%) Web Services
19 169 (15.00%) Test Strategy
20 168 (14.91%) Mobile App
21 167 (14.82%) Software Engineering
22 166 (14.73%) Degree
23 157 (13.93%) Ruby
23 157 (13.93%) Jenkins
24 153 (13.58%) HTML
25 149 (13.22%) XML
25 149 (13.22%) Performance Testing
26 143 (12.69%) Open Source

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (2.75%) IIS
2 29 (2.57%) Confluence
3 25 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.22%) Node.js
4 21 (1.86%) CMS
5 17 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.71%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.62%) Apache
11 6 (0.53%) JBoss
12 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.27%) uiautomator
14 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.18%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.57%) Endur
2 14 (1.24%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.27%) Summit
6 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.80%) SaaS
3 7 (0.62%) Basecamp
4 6 (0.53%) GitHub
4 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) Route 53
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.089%) Heroku
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.32%) HTTP
2 34 (3.02%) Internet
3 16 (1.42%) MPLS
4 12 (1.06%) BGP
4 12 (1.06%) Broadband
5 8 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.44%) DNS
6 5 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.089%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.089%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.089%) SSL
7 1 (0.089%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.089%) LDAP
7 1 (0.089%) SMS
7 1 (0.089%) SMTP
7 1 (0.089%) FTP
7 1 (0.089%) DVB
7 1 (0.089%) Intranet
7 1 (0.089%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (3.46%) MySQL
4 34 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 27 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.24%) QlikView
12 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
16 9 (0.80%) Redis
17 8 (0.71%) Relational Database
17 8 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
18 7 (0.62%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 492 (43.66%) Selenium
2 304 (26.97%) WebDriver
3 284 (25.20%) Cucumber
4 195 (17.30%) JIRA
5 157 (13.93%) Jenkins
6 118 (10.47%) Git (software)
7 108 (9.58%) QuickTest Pro
8 103 (9.14%) JUnit
9 94 (8.34%) SpecFlow
10 89 (7.90%) TeamCity
11 83 (7.36%) JMeter
12 81 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (6.30%) Visual Studio
14 70 (6.21%) Calabash
15 58 (5.15%) Appium
16 57 (5.06%) NUnit
17 54 (4.79%) Hudson
18 47 (4.17%) TestNG
19 46 (4.08%) Subversion
20 40 (3.55%) JBehave
General
1 233 (20.67%) Finance
2 94 (8.34%) Banking
3 88 (7.81%) Retail
4 72 (6.39%) Games
5 52 (4.61%) Marketing
6 50 (4.44%) Back Office
7 44 (3.90%) Telecoms
8 37 (3.28%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.33%) Advertising
11 13 (1.15%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.98%) Publishing
13 9 (0.80%) Front Office
14 8 (0.71%) Legal
15 7 (0.62%) Electronics
16 6 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 275 (24.40%) Developer
2 177 (15.71%) Analyst
3 151 (13.40%) Test Engineer
4 146 (12.95%) Tester
5 140 (12.42%) Test Analyst
6 128 (11.36%) QA Engineer
7 82 (7.28%) Automation Engineer
8 63 (5.59%) Automation Tester
9 61 (5.41%) QA Analyst
10 52 (4.61%) Consultant
11 51 (4.53%) Architect
12 48 (4.26%) Test Manager
12 48 (4.26%) QA Leader
13 46 (4.08%) QA Tester
14 43 (3.82%) Mobile Developer
15 41 (3.64%) Software Engineer
16 34 (3.02%) Test Automation Engineer
16 34 (3.02%) Programmer
16 34 (3.02%) Senior Test Engineer
17 33 (2.93%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (16.77%) .NET
2 169 (15.00%) Web Services
3 153 (13.58%) HTML
4 149 (13.22%) XML
5 120 (10.65%) CSS
6 95 (8.43%) ASP.NET
7 82 (7.28%) WCF
7 82 (7.28%) RESTful
8 71 (6.30%) jQuery
9 70 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (5.77%) .NET Framework
11 61 (5.41%) JSON
12 59 (5.24%) REST
13 57 (5.06%) Gherkin
14 44 (3.90%) SOAP
15 41 (3.64%) MSMQ
16 35 (3.11%) HTML5
17 33 (2.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (2.84%) Spring
19 31 (2.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 168 (14.91%) Mobile App
2 143 (12.69%) Open Source
3 127 (11.27%) Computer Science
4 125 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (4.17%) Blog
6 42 (3.73%) User Experience
7 30 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.77%) Online Games
10 20 (1.77%) iPhone
11 18 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.33%) Equities
14 14 (1.24%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.24%) iPad
14 14 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 13 (1.15%) Derivative
16 12 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.16%) Windows
1 137 (12.16%) Linux
2 130 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 107 (9.49%) Android
4 88 (7.81%) UNIX
5 26 (2.31%) Solaris
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.62%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (69.03%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (37.44%) BDD
3 398 (35.31%) TDD
4 271 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
5 232 (20.59%) Scrum
6 196 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 186 (16.50%) E-Commerce
8 174 (15.44%) Automated Testing
9 169 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 167 (14.82%) Software Engineering
11 149 (13.22%) Performance Testing
12 142 (12.60%) Automation Testing
13 127 (11.27%) Manual Testing
14 102 (9.05%) Regression Testing
15 96 (8.52%) MVC
16 95 (8.43%) OO
17 94 (8.34%) Software Testing
18 89 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
19 83 (7.36%) Test Management
20 80 (7.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 386 (34.25%) Java
2 338 (29.99%) C#
2 338 (29.99%) SQL
3 176 (15.62%) JavaScript
4 157 (13.93%) Ruby
5 132 (11.71%) Python
6 79 (7.01%) Perl
7 58 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.44%) PHP
9 47 (4.17%) C++
10 37 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 26 (2.31%) Scala
11 26 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 24 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 24 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.04%) Tcl
14 20 (1.77%) C
15 19 (1.69%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.15%) Lua
17 11 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 166 (14.73%) Degree
2 114 (10.12%) ISEB
3 84 (7.45%) ISTQB
4 32 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.06%) CCNP
6 12 (1.06%) CCIP
6 12 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.53%) PMP
9 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.27%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.27%) HND
11 3 (0.27%) PhD
11 3 (0.27%) HP AIS
11 3 (0.27%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.089%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 611 (54.21%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) EMIR
2 5 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) COBIT
4 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 88 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.089%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.089%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.089%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.089%) Ansible
4 1 (0.089%) logstash
4 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.089%) Kibana
4 1 (0.089%) Graylog2
4 1 (0.089%) Nagios
4 1 (0.089%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.089%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (7.54%) HP
2 74 (6.57%) Oracle
2 74 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.57%) Google
4 28 (2.48%) OpenLink
5 25 (2.22%) Green Hat
6 21 (1.86%) Telerik
7 15 (1.33%) SunGard
7 15 (1.33%) Adobe
8 12 (1.06%) Cisco
9 11 (0.98%) Sybase
10 10 (0.89%) Sitecore
10 10 (0.89%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.89%) Bloomberg
10 10 (0.89%) NYFIX
10 10 (0.89%) TIBCO
10 10 (0.89%) IBM
11 7 (0.62%) VMware
11 7 (0.62%) Remedy
12 6 (0.53%) BT
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago