The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 199 237 291
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 747 522 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.15% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.41% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 565 444 414
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40501 37083 44334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.79% 81.50% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33166 30920 38117
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +81 201 £55,000 -8.33% 45
Croydon +6 14 £47,500 +4.39%
Docklands, London +7 8 £75,000 -6.25%
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
Surbiton -6 2 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £41,250 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 712 (54.81%) Selenium
2 577 (44.42%) Java
3 556 (42.80%) QA
4 518 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
5 455 (35.03%) TDD
6 434 (33.41%) BDD
7 412 (31.72%) C#
8 382 (29.41%) Finance
9 375 (28.87%) WebDriver
10 362 (27.87%) SQL
11 312 (24.02%) Scrum
12 300 (23.09%) .NET
13 254 (19.55%) Web Services
14 253 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
15 243 (18.71%) Automated Testing
16 238 (18.32%) Automation Testing
17 234 (18.01%) Test Scripting
18 231 (17.78%) Degree
19 223 (17.17%) Mobile App
20 218 (16.78%) Cucumber
21 215 (16.55%) E-Commerce
22 205 (15.78%) Banking
23 197 (15.17%) Windows
24 192 (14.78%) HTML
25 191 (14.70%) Jenkins
26 190 (14.63%) JavaScript
27 188 (14.47%) Apple iOS
28 186 (14.32%) Android
29 182 (14.01%) ISEB
30 181 (13.93%) QuickTest Pro

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 64 (4.93%) IIS
2 31 (2.39%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.31%) Confluence
3 30 (2.31%) Node.js
4 18 (1.39%) CMS
5 13 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.00%) Alfresco
5 13 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 11 (0.85%) Apache
7 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.38%) TWiki
8 5 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
8 5 (0.38%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.15%) Documentum
10 2 (0.15%) SAS
10 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.62%) MS Office
3 11 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.077%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.077%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.077%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.077%) Endur
4 1 (0.077%) BASE24
4 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.54%) SaaS
5 5 (0.38%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.077%) GitHub
7 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.16%) HTTP
2 47 (3.62%) Internet
3 18 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.00%) MPLS
5 12 (0.92%) BGP
6 10 (0.77%) Broadband
6 10 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.54%) SSL
8 6 (0.46%) DNS
8 6 (0.46%) LAN
9 5 (0.38%) WAN
9 5 (0.38%) LDAP
9 5 (0.38%) SAN
9 5 (0.38%) Firewall
10 3 (0.23%) Wireless
11 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.077%) FTP
12 1 (0.077%) UMTS
12 1 (0.077%) ADSL
12 1 (0.077%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.93%) MySQL
3 39 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 25 (1.92%) Big Data
6 24 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.92%) Hazelcast
9 12 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.46%) DB2
12 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 712 (54.81%) Selenium
2 375 (28.87%) WebDriver
3 218 (16.78%) Cucumber
4 191 (14.70%) Jenkins
5 181 (13.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 153 (11.78%) JUnit
7 149 (11.47%) JIRA
8 147 (11.32%) SoapUI
9 127 (9.78%) Git (software)
9 127 (9.78%) FitNesse
10 106 (8.16%) NUnit
11 96 (7.39%) JBehave
11 96 (7.39%) SpecFlow
12 87 (6.70%) Subversion
12 87 (6.70%) Calabash
12 87 (6.70%) eggPlant
13 77 (5.93%) Maven
13 77 (5.93%) Visual Studio
14 69 (5.31%) CruiseControl
15 62 (4.77%) Hudson
General
1 382 (29.41%) Finance
2 205 (15.78%) Banking
3 110 (8.47%) Retail
4 71 (5.47%) Games
5 67 (5.16%) Marketing
6 62 (4.77%) Telecoms
7 49 (3.77%) Investment Banking
8 39 (3.00%) Financial Institution
9 36 (2.77%) Back Office
10 19 (1.46%) Front Office
11 18 (1.39%) Publishing
12 15 (1.15%) Law
13 12 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.62%) Legal
16 7 (0.54%) Electronics
17 4 (0.31%) Billing
18 3 (0.23%) Advertising
19 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 363 (27.94%) Developer
2 280 (21.56%) Tester
3 248 (19.09%) Analyst
4 199 (15.32%) Test Analyst
5 187 (14.40%) Test Engineer
6 100 (7.70%) QA Engineer
7 93 (7.16%) Automation Tester
8 80 (6.16%) QA Analyst
9 79 (6.08%) Test Manager
10 73 (5.62%) QA Tester
11 72 (5.54%) Automation Engineer
12 71 (5.47%) Test Leader
13 58 (4.46%) Automation Analyst
13 58 (4.46%) Consultant
14 51 (3.93%) Automation Test Analyst
15 45 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
15 45 (3.46%) Senior Test Engineer
15 45 (3.46%) Senior Tester
16 42 (3.23%) Test Consultant
16 42 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (23.09%) .NET
2 254 (19.55%) Web Services
3 192 (14.78%) HTML
4 143 (11.01%) REST
5 131 (10.08%) SOAP
6 120 (9.24%) CSS
7 101 (7.78%) .NET Framework
8 100 (7.70%) XML
9 95 (7.31%) jQuery
10 85 (6.54%) JSON
11 83 (6.39%) HTML5
12 70 (5.39%) Gherkin
13 68 (5.23%) ASP.NET
14 66 (5.08%) RESTful
15 57 (4.39%) CSS3
16 54 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (3.62%) WCF
18 42 (3.23%) Ajax
19 38 (2.93%) KnockoutJS
20 36 (2.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 223 (17.17%) Mobile App
2 94 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
3 90 (6.93%) Blackberry
4 89 (6.85%) Open Source
5 73 (5.62%) Computer Science
6 60 (4.62%) Mobile Banking
7 36 (2.77%) Blog
8 35 (2.69%) iPhone
8 35 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (2.54%) Inversion of Control
10 31 (2.39%) iPad
11 30 (2.31%) Mobile Payment
12 29 (2.23%) Client/Server
13 28 (2.16%) Mathematics
14 23 (1.77%) Statistics
14 23 (1.77%) Derivative
15 19 (1.46%) Equities
15 19 (1.46%) Video on Demand
16 17 (1.31%) Digital Media
17 15 (1.15%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 197 (15.17%) Windows
2 188 (14.47%) Apple iOS
3 186 (14.32%) Android
4 134 (10.32%) Linux
5 98 (7.54%) UNIX
6 14 (1.08%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.62%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.23%) Debian
9 3 (0.23%) VMS
10 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.077%) Solaris
10 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.077%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (35.03%) TDD
3 434 (33.41%) BDD
4 312 (24.02%) Scrum
5 253 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
6 243 (18.71%) Automated Testing
7 238 (18.32%) Automation Testing
8 234 (18.01%) Test Scripting
9 215 (16.55%) E-Commerce
10 166 (12.78%) OO
11 157 (12.09%) Test Strategy
12 138 (10.62%) Performance Testing
13 129 (9.93%) Software Testing
14 106 (8.16%) Analytics
15 93 (7.16%) SOA
16 92 (7.08%) MVC
17 88 (6.77%) Regression Testing
17 88 (6.77%) Manual Testing
18 85 (6.54%) Software Engineering
19 81 (6.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 577 (44.42%) Java
2 412 (31.72%) C#
3 362 (27.87%) SQL
4 190 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 162 (12.47%) Ruby
6 118 (9.08%) Python
7 104 (8.01%) Groovy
8 85 (6.54%) PHP
9 71 (5.47%) C++
10 69 (5.31%) VBScript
11 53 (4.08%) Perl
12 51 (3.93%) VB
13 37 (2.85%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.46%) Scala
15 29 (2.23%) C
16 25 (1.92%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.62%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.23%) Bash Shell
19 14 (1.08%) T-SQL
20 11 (0.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 231 (17.78%) Degree
2 182 (14.01%) ISEB
3 94 (7.24%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.38%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.38%) CCIP
7 5 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.31%) CCNP
8 4 (0.31%) CISM
8 4 (0.31%) CISSP
9 3 (0.23%) HP AIS
9 3 (0.23%) HP ASE
10 2 (0.15%) PhD
11 1 (0.077%) HND
11 1 (0.077%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 556 (42.80%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) ISO 9002
3 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.31%) TickIT
5 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.077%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.077%) NFS
Systems Management
1 126 (9.70%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.69%) Puppet
3 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.077%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 124 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.31%) Oracle
3 93 (7.16%) HP
4 23 (1.77%) Twitter
5 19 (1.46%) Cisco
6 18 (1.39%) SAP
7 14 (1.08%) Google
7 14 (1.08%) Facebook
8 13 (1.00%) Business Objects
9 11 (0.85%) Adobe
9 11 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
10 10 (0.77%) Omniture
10 10 (0.77%) JBoss
11 8 (0.62%) Siebel
11 8 (0.62%) Citrix
11 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.46%) Teradata
12 6 (0.46%) Apple
12 6 (0.46%) Cognos
12 6 (0.46%) Splunk
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Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Release Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arqiva
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + package
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
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