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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 191 231 224
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 743 605 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.30% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.54% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 653 513 493
Average salary £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.47% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +45 224 £61,250 +6.52% 13
Canary Wharf +3 4 - -
Feltham - 4 £20,000 -
Surbiton - 4 £52,500 -
Wimbledon - 3 £37,500 -
Ealing -30 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £57,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £72,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £43,750 -
Croydon +4 1 £43,000 -7.52%
Hammersmith +1 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Docklands, London -3 1 £105,000 +42.37% 1
Osterley - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £75,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1001 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (51.05%) Selenium
3 688 (49.82%) QA
4 615 (44.53%) Java
5 574 (41.56%) BDD
6 466 (33.74%) Cucumber
7 427 (30.92%) TDD
8 409 (29.62%) Continuous Integration
9 403 (29.18%) WebDriver
10 401 (29.04%) C#
11 377 (27.30%) SQL
12 366 (26.50%) Finance
13 357 (25.85%) Scrum
14 255 (18.46%) .NET
15 228 (16.51%) Linux
16 226 (16.36%) Web Services
16 226 (16.36%) E-Commerce
16 226 (16.36%) Ruby
16 226 (16.36%) Git (software)
17 221 (16.00%) JavaScript
18 217 (15.71%) JUnit
19 216 (15.64%) Jenkins
20 211 (15.28%) OO
21 205 (14.84%) Python
22 203 (14.70%) HTML
23 199 (14.41%) JIRA
24 193 (13.98%) Degree
25 185 (13.40%) Automated Testing
26 183 (13.25%) Test Strategy
27 182 (13.18%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 26 (1.88%) Node.js
3 21 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.30%) CMS
5 17 (1.23%) Confluence
6 15 (1.09%) IIS
6 15 (1.09%) JBoss
7 13 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.58%) nginx
9 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.29%) Drupal
12 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.22%) Mule
12 3 (0.22%) WordPress
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.22%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) MS Project
3 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.072%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.072%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.072%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.09%) GitHub
3 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.80%) SaaS
5 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.29%) Heroku
8 4 (0.29%) Engine Yard
9 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.072%) Force.com
10 1 (0.072%) PaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.072%) Office 365
10 1 (0.072%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.56%) HTTP
2 44 (3.19%) Internet
3 19 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.80%) Unified Communications
5 10 (0.72%) DNS
6 8 (0.58%) IPv4
6 8 (0.58%) IPv6
6 8 (0.58%) MPLS
6 8 (0.58%) BGP
6 8 (0.58%) VPN
6 8 (0.58%) Broadband
7 6 (0.43%) LDAP
7 6 (0.43%) SMTP
7 6 (0.43%) SSH
7 6 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (0.43%) IOS XR
8 5 (0.36%) Intranet
8 5 (0.36%) Firewall
8 5 (0.36%) Extranet
8 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (6.95%) MySQL
2 86 (6.23%) SQL Server
3 51 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.32%) MongoDB
4 32 (2.32%) RDBMS
5 23 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 23 (1.67%) Neo4j
6 21 (1.52%) Hazelcast
6 21 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.38%) Big Data
8 16 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.94%) Redis
9 13 (0.94%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.43%) DB2
12 6 (0.43%) SQLite
13 4 (0.29%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.29%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 705 (51.05%) Selenium
2 466 (33.74%) Cucumber
3 403 (29.18%) WebDriver
4 226 (16.36%) Git (software)
5 217 (15.71%) JUnit
6 216 (15.64%) Jenkins
7 199 (14.41%) JIRA
8 137 (9.92%) SpecFlow
9 130 (9.41%) FitNesse
10 106 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 104 (7.53%) NUnit
12 98 (7.10%) SoapUI
13 97 (7.02%) Maven
14 87 (6.30%) Subversion
14 87 (6.30%) TeamCity
15 79 (5.72%) TestNG
16 77 (5.58%) HP UFT
17 76 (5.50%) JMeter
18 69 (5.00%) Visual Studio
19 58 (4.20%) Appium
General
1 366 (26.50%) Finance
2 142 (10.28%) Banking
3 92 (6.66%) Games
4 77 (5.58%) Retail
5 61 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 56 (4.06%) Investment Banking
7 47 (3.40%) Marketing
8 46 (3.33%) Back Office
9 30 (2.17%) Front Office
10 18 (1.30%) Law
11 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.80%) Publishing
14 10 (0.72%) Advertising
15 8 (0.58%) Billing
15 8 (0.58%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.43%) Legal
16 6 (0.43%) Automotive
17 4 (0.29%) Electronics
18 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 379 (27.44%) Developer
2 246 (17.81%) Tester
3 228 (16.51%) Analyst
4 190 (13.76%) Test Engineer
5 168 (12.17%) Test Analyst
6 128 (9.27%) QA Engineer
6 128 (9.27%) Automation Engineer
7 126 (9.12%) Automation Tester
8 107 (7.75%) Test Automation Engineer
9 96 (6.95%) Java Developer
10 78 (5.65%) QA Analyst
11 65 (4.71%) AWS Developer
12 62 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
13 57 (4.13%) QA Leader
14 56 (4.06%) Test Manager
15 51 (3.69%) Software Engineer
16 49 (3.55%) Test Leader
17 47 (3.40%) Senior Developer
18 44 (3.19%) Automation Analyst
19 41 (2.97%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (18.46%) .NET
2 226 (16.36%) Web Services
3 203 (14.70%) HTML
4 160 (11.59%) REST
5 134 (9.70%) CSS
6 125 (9.05%) XML
7 119 (8.62%) SOAP
8 106 (7.68%) jQuery
8 106 (7.68%) Gherkin
9 91 (6.59%) RESTful
10 82 (5.94%) ASP.NET
11 68 (4.92%) Spring
11 68 (4.92%) AngularJS
12 66 (4.78%) HTML5
13 50 (3.62%) .NET Framework
14 49 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (3.33%) JSON
16 40 (2.90%) CSS3
17 36 (2.61%) WCF
18 30 (2.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 147 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.60%) Mobile App
3 92 (6.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 92 (6.66%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.85%) Equities
5 63 (4.56%) User Experience
6 54 (3.91%) Fixed Income
7 52 (3.77%) Derivative
8 51 (3.69%) Client/Server
9 36 (2.61%) Blog
10 25 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
11 21 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 17 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.23%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.09%) Smartphone
14 15 (1.09%) Online Games
15 14 (1.01%) Contract for Difference
15 14 (1.01%) iPhone
15 14 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 228 (16.51%) Linux
2 146 (10.57%) Windows
3 121 (8.76%) Apple iOS
4 119 (8.62%) UNIX
5 90 (6.52%) Android
6 23 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
8 18 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.22%) VMS
10 1 (0.072%) AIX
10 1 (0.072%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1001 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (41.56%) BDD
3 427 (30.92%) TDD
4 409 (29.62%) Continuous Integration
5 357 (25.85%) Scrum
6 226 (16.36%) E-Commerce
7 211 (15.28%) OO
8 185 (13.40%) Automated Testing
9 183 (13.25%) Test Strategy
10 182 (13.18%) Test Scripting
11 172 (12.45%) Software Engineering
12 171 (12.38%) Open Source
13 151 (10.93%) Software Testing
14 144 (10.43%) Manual Testing
15 142 (10.28%) SDLC
16 139 (10.07%) Automation Testing
17 121 (8.76%) Mentoring
17 121 (8.76%) Performance Testing
18 113 (8.18%) Regression Testing
19 107 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 615 (44.53%) Java
2 401 (29.04%) C#
3 377 (27.30%) SQL
4 226 (16.36%) Ruby
5 221 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 205 (14.84%) Python
7 95 (6.88%) PHP
8 81 (5.87%) Groovy
9 71 (5.14%) C++
10 44 (3.19%) C
11 39 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 38 (2.75%) Perl
13 33 (2.39%) Scala
14 26 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.45%) ActionScript
18 18 (1.30%) Lua
19 17 (1.23%) Shell Script
20 14 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 193 (13.98%) Degree
2 128 (9.27%) ISTQB
3 114 (8.25%) ISEB
4 47 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 45 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 29 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.43%) CCNP
8 6 (0.43%) CCIP
9 4 (0.29%) PMP
9 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.14%) MBA
10 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.072%) HND
11 1 (0.072%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 688 (49.82%) QA
2 5 (0.36%) EMIR
3 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.072%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (0.80%) Docker
2 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.65%) VMware ESX
3 9 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.29%) HDFS
5 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.072%) NDS
Systems Management
1 53 (3.84%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.32%) Ansible
4 24 (1.74%) Puppet
5 12 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.80%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.65%) WMI
8 6 (0.43%) Oozie
9 4 (0.29%) Nagios
10 1 (0.072%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 116 (8.40%) Oracle
2 106 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.91%) HP
4 26 (1.88%) Google
5 24 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 21 (1.52%) SAP
7 18 (1.30%) Terracotta
8 16 (1.16%) IBM
9 15 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.09%) VMware
10 12 (0.87%) WorldPay
11 11 (0.80%) Perforce
12 8 (0.58%) Cisco
13 7 (0.51%) Citrix
13 7 (0.51%) Cognizant
14 6 (0.43%) Informatica
14 6 (0.43%) Capita
15 5 (0.36%) Telerik
16 4 (0.29%) hybris
17 3 (0.22%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + Travel allowance up to 9k + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Parkwell Management Consultants
Salary: Exc Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 100K + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great office envir
Posted: 3 days ago