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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 210 222 236
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 606 633 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.39% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.67% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 503 475 443
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 +30 180 £55,000 - 28
Kingston Upon Thames +9 14 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Wimbledon - 8 £51,250 -
Hammersmith - 5 £41,000 -
Surbiton +2 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Teddington - 2 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 819 (71.84%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (54.12%) QA
3 557 (48.86%) Selenium
4 462 (40.53%) Java
5 436 (38.25%) BDD
6 410 (35.96%) TDD
7 363 (31.84%) SQL
8 356 (31.23%) Cucumber
9 354 (31.05%) WebDriver
10 337 (29.56%) C#
11 293 (25.70%) Continuous Integration
12 291 (25.53%) Finance
13 284 (24.91%) Scrum
14 211 (18.51%) JavaScript
15 208 (18.25%) .NET
16 184 (16.14%) Web Services
17 182 (15.96%) E-Commerce
18 180 (15.79%) HTML
19 176 (15.44%) Test Scripting
19 176 (15.44%) JIRA
19 176 (15.44%) Jenkins
20 172 (15.09%) Ruby
21 165 (14.47%) Mobile App
21 165 (14.47%) Test Strategy
22 159 (13.95%) XML
23 156 (13.68%) Apple iOS
24 155 (13.60%) Automated Testing
25 151 (13.25%) Linux
26 147 (12.89%) Degree
27 146 (12.81%) Open Source

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.54%) Confluence
2 28 (2.46%) Node.js
3 26 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (2.02%) IIS
5 15 (1.32%) CMS
6 12 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.70%) Apache
8 8 (0.70%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.53%) JBoss
10 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPEL
12 3 (0.26%) Mule
12 3 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.53%) Endur
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.61%) SaaS
4 6 (0.53%) GitHub
5 4 (0.35%) Route 53
5 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.088%) Heroku
8 1 (0.088%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.18%) HTTP
2 48 (4.21%) Internet
3 18 (1.58%) DNS
4 17 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.96%) MPLS
6 7 (0.61%) BGP
6 7 (0.61%) Broadband
7 5 (0.44%) Firewall
8 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.18%) DSL
10 1 (0.088%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.088%) LDAP
10 1 (0.088%) SMTP
10 1 (0.088%) FTP
10 1 (0.088%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.088%) SSL
10 1 (0.088%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.86%) MySQL
3 37 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 33 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.49%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (0.96%) Redis
13 11 (0.96%) Hazelcast
13 11 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.88%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 557 (48.86%) Selenium
2 356 (31.23%) Cucumber
3 354 (31.05%) WebDriver
4 176 (15.44%) JIRA
4 176 (15.44%) Jenkins
5 142 (12.46%) Git (software)
6 138 (12.11%) JUnit
7 97 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 91 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 85 (7.46%) Calabash
10 80 (7.02%) TeamCity
11 77 (6.75%) SpecFlow
12 75 (6.58%) JMeter
13 74 (6.49%) Appium
14 64 (5.61%) TestNG
15 63 (5.53%) NUnit
16 62 (5.44%) Visual Studio
17 59 (5.18%) Subversion
18 57 (5.00%) Maven
19 49 (4.30%) Hudson
General
1 291 (25.53%) Finance
2 109 (9.56%) Banking
3 89 (7.81%) Retail
4 84 (7.37%) Games
5 60 (5.26%) Back Office
6 50 (4.39%) Telecoms
7 41 (3.60%) Marketing
8 37 (3.25%) Investment Banking
9 23 (2.02%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.75%) Online Betting
11 18 (1.58%) Advertising
12 12 (1.05%) Publishing
13 8 (0.70%) Legal
14 5 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.44%) Billing
14 5 (0.44%) Front Office
15 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 297 (26.05%) Developer
2 202 (17.72%) Analyst
3 176 (15.44%) Tester
4 163 (14.30%) Test Analyst
5 136 (11.93%) Test Engineer
6 123 (10.79%) QA Engineer
7 88 (7.72%) Automation Tester
8 83 (7.28%) Automation Engineer
9 58 (5.09%) QA Analyst
10 54 (4.74%) Consultant
11 51 (4.47%) QA Leader
12 48 (4.21%) AWS Developer
13 47 (4.12%) Java Developer
14 41 (3.60%) Senior QA Engineer
15 40 (3.51%) Test Manager
15 40 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
16 39 (3.42%) QA Tester
17 35 (3.07%) Senior Test Engineer
18 34 (2.98%) Software Engineer
19 32 (2.81%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (18.25%) .NET
2 184 (16.14%) Web Services
3 180 (15.79%) HTML
4 159 (13.95%) XML
5 131 (11.49%) CSS
6 85 (7.46%) ASP.NET
7 84 (7.37%) WCF
8 75 (6.58%) JSON
9 74 (6.49%) RESTful
9 74 (6.49%) Gherkin
10 65 (5.70%) REST
11 62 (5.44%) .NET Framework
12 61 (5.35%) jQuery
13 56 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (4.74%) SOAP
15 48 (4.21%) Spring
16 38 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 36 (3.16%) Ajax
18 34 (2.98%) AngularJS
19 32 (2.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 165 (14.47%) Mobile App
2 146 (12.81%) Open Source
3 104 (9.12%) Computer Science
4 95 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.42%) Blog
6 30 (2.63%) User Experience
7 26 (2.28%) Online Games
8 24 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (2.02%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.93%) iPhone
11 18 (1.58%) iPad
12 17 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.32%) Equities
14 14 (1.23%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.23%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 12 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
16 12 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
17 11 (0.96%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 156 (13.68%) Apple iOS
2 151 (13.25%) Linux
3 138 (12.11%) Windows
4 121 (10.61%) Android
5 96 (8.42%) UNIX
6 26 (2.28%) Solaris
7 18 (1.58%) Windows Phone
8 12 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.61%) Windows NT
10 7 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.44%) VMS
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 819 (71.84%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (38.25%) BDD
3 410 (35.96%) TDD
4 293 (25.70%) Continuous Integration
5 284 (24.91%) Scrum
6 182 (15.96%) E-Commerce
7 176 (15.44%) Test Scripting
8 165 (14.47%) Test Strategy
9 155 (13.60%) Automated Testing
10 145 (12.72%) Performance Testing
11 131 (11.49%) Automation Testing
12 124 (10.88%) Manual Testing
13 116 (10.18%) Software Engineering
14 109 (9.56%) OO
15 107 (9.39%) Software Testing
16 91 (7.98%) Regression Testing
17 90 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 84 (7.37%) MVC
19 82 (7.19%) Test Management
20 73 (6.40%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 462 (40.53%) Java
2 363 (31.84%) SQL
3 337 (29.56%) C#
4 211 (18.51%) JavaScript
5 172 (15.09%) Ruby
6 124 (10.88%) Python
7 62 (5.44%) Perl
8 47 (4.12%) C++
9 43 (3.77%) PHP
10 29 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 25 (2.19%) Objective-C
11 25 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.19%) Scala
12 22 (1.93%) C
12 22 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.67%) Groovy
15 13 (1.14%) Lua
16 12 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 147 (12.89%) Degree
2 125 (10.96%) ISEB
3 104 (9.12%) ISTQB
4 48 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.61%) CCNP
6 7 (0.61%) CCIP
7 6 (0.53%) PMP
7 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.44%) HND
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.18%) PhD
10 2 (0.18%) MBA
10 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (54.12%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) EMIR
2 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.088%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 65 (5.70%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.44%) Puppet
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.26%) Oozie
4 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.088%) Ansible
6 1 (0.088%) logstash
6 1 (0.088%) Kibana
6 1 (0.088%) Graylog
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.088%) Nagios
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.088%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (7.98%) Oracle
2 64 (5.61%) HP
3 57 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (3.60%) Google
5 18 (1.58%) IBM
6 16 (1.40%) Green Hat
7 13 (1.14%) SunGard
8 12 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.96%) Sybase
10 10 (0.88%) Terracotta
10 10 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 10 (0.88%) NYFIX
10 10 (0.88%) BT
11 9 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.79%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.61%) Cisco
12 7 (0.61%) Perforce
12 7 (0.61%) VMware
12 7 (0.61%) Remedy
12 7 (0.61%) Telerik
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + good benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago