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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 223 233 287
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 639 520 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.18% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.44% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 543 446 377
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39302 36068 41200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.58% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32636 29824 35689
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +16 208 £52,500 - 21
Croydon +2 7 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Ealing +20 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Dagenham - 5 £50,000 - 1
Chessington - 4 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Surbiton - 1 £57,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 756 (54.78%) Selenium
2 689 (49.93%) QA
3 606 (43.91%) Java
4 531 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
5 500 (36.23%) TDD
6 489 (35.43%) BDD
7 415 (30.07%) Finance
8 398 (28.84%) WebDriver
9 362 (26.23%) C#
10 351 (25.43%) Scrum
11 344 (24.93%) SQL
12 322 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
13 294 (21.30%) Degree
14 273 (19.78%) .NET
15 269 (19.49%) Cucumber
16 246 (17.83%) Test Scripting
17 230 (16.67%) Web Services
18 227 (16.45%) Automated Testing
19 226 (16.38%) JavaScript
20 221 (16.01%) Automation Testing
21 218 (15.80%) Linux
22 215 (15.58%) E-Commerce
23 205 (14.86%) Jenkins
24 197 (14.28%) HTML
25 193 (13.99%) Mobile App
26 189 (13.70%) Ruby
27 181 (13.12%) Test Strategy
28 179 (12.97%) JIRA
29 174 (12.61%) QuickTest Pro
30 172 (12.46%) JUnit

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (3.12%) Confluence
2 42 (3.04%) Node.js
3 39 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.03%) IIS
5 14 (1.01%) CMS
6 12 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.80%) Alfresco
7 11 (0.80%) Apache
8 10 (0.72%) WorkSite
9 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.36%) Documentum
9 5 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.22%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.22%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.65%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.29%) Endur
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.14%) Cordys
5 2 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.072%) RMDS
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.072%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.30%) SaaS
4 13 (0.94%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.072%) Route 53
6 1 (0.072%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.80%) HTTP
2 61 (4.42%) Internet
3 29 (2.10%) MPLS
3 29 (2.10%) BGP
4 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.87%) Broadband
6 6 (0.43%) SSL
7 5 (0.36%) LDAP
7 5 (0.36%) LAN
7 5 (0.36%) DNS
8 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.29%) WAN
8 4 (0.29%) Firewall
8 4 (0.29%) Wireless
9 3 (0.22%) DVB
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.072%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.072%) NAS
11 1 (0.072%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.072%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.62%) MongoDB
3 44 (3.19%) MySQL
4 40 (2.90%) Big Data
5 34 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 26 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (1.81%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.38%) Hazelcast
10 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.01%) Redis
12 13 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
16 6 (0.43%) DTS
17 5 (0.36%) DB2
18 4 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 756 (54.78%) Selenium
2 398 (28.84%) WebDriver
3 269 (19.49%) Cucumber
4 205 (14.86%) Jenkins
5 179 (12.97%) JIRA
6 174 (12.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 172 (12.46%) JUnit
8 150 (10.87%) Git (software)
9 116 (8.41%) JMeter
10 106 (7.68%) SoapUI
11 99 (7.17%) Calabash
12 93 (6.74%) SpecFlow
12 93 (6.74%) TeamCity
13 92 (6.67%) FitNesse
14 89 (6.45%) Hudson
15 83 (6.01%) Subversion
16 81 (5.87%) Maven
17 77 (5.58%) JBehave
18 71 (5.14%) NUnit
19 62 (4.49%) TestNG
General
1 415 (30.07%) Finance
2 167 (12.10%) Banking
3 126 (9.13%) Retail
4 100 (7.25%) Games
5 69 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 50 (3.62%) Marketing
8 31 (2.25%) Law
9 28 (2.03%) Publishing
10 26 (1.88%) Front Office
11 23 (1.67%) Back Office
12 19 (1.38%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 16 (1.16%) Legal
15 14 (1.01%) Advertising
15 14 (1.01%) Electronics
16 11 (0.80%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.29%) Billing
18 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 355 (25.72%) Developer
2 280 (20.29%) Tester
3 275 (19.93%) Analyst
4 244 (17.68%) Test Engineer
5 225 (16.30%) Test Analyst
6 148 (10.72%) QA Engineer
7 124 (8.99%) Automation Engineer
8 105 (7.61%) Automation Tester
9 94 (6.81%) QA Analyst
10 83 (6.01%) Automation Analyst
11 76 (5.51%) Automation Test Analyst
11 76 (5.51%) Test Manager
12 68 (4.93%) QA Tester
13 66 (4.78%) Consultant
14 63 (4.57%) Test Automation Engineer
15 57 (4.13%) QA Automation Engineer
16 52 (3.77%) Senior Tester
17 45 (3.26%) Test Leader
18 44 (3.19%) Technical Tester
19 42 (3.04%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (19.78%) .NET
2 230 (16.67%) Web Services
3 197 (14.28%) HTML
4 150 (10.87%) CSS
4 150 (10.87%) REST
5 101 (7.32%) RESTful
6 99 (7.17%) jQuery
7 96 (6.96%) Gherkin
8 95 (6.88%) SOAP
9 93 (6.74%) HTML5
10 92 (6.67%) XML
11 88 (6.38%) .NET Framework
12 78 (5.65%) ASP.NET
13 75 (5.43%) JSON
14 63 (4.57%) CSS3
15 56 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 49 (3.55%) Ajax
17 41 (2.97%) WCF
18 30 (2.17%) Flash
18 30 (2.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 193 (13.99%) Mobile App
2 155 (11.23%) Open Source
3 101 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.84%) Mobile Banking
5 48 (3.48%) Blackberry
6 41 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (2.46%) Blog
8 34 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
9 33 (2.39%) Mathematics
10 26 (1.88%) Visualisation
11 25 (1.81%) Derivative
11 25 (1.81%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.74%) iPad
13 23 (1.67%) iPhone
14 21 (1.52%) Video on Demand
15 20 (1.45%) Social Media
15 20 (1.45%) Fixed Income
16 18 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
17 17 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 218 (15.80%) Linux
2 157 (11.38%) Apple iOS
3 149 (10.80%) Windows
4 146 (10.58%) Android
5 130 (9.42%) UNIX
6 11 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.072%) SUSE
11 1 (0.072%) Solaris
11 1 (0.072%) VMS
11 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (36.23%) TDD
3 489 (35.43%) BDD
4 351 (25.43%) Scrum
5 322 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 246 (17.83%) Test Scripting
7 227 (16.45%) Automated Testing
8 221 (16.01%) Automation Testing
9 215 (15.58%) E-Commerce
10 181 (13.12%) Test Strategy
11 166 (12.03%) OO
12 151 (10.94%) Software Engineering
13 149 (10.80%) Performance Testing
14 138 (10.00%) Software Testing
15 135 (9.78%) Regression Testing
16 111 (8.04%) Analytics
17 98 (7.10%) Manual Testing
18 91 (6.59%) User Stories
19 87 (6.30%) MVC
20 78 (5.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 606 (43.91%) Java
2 362 (26.23%) C#
3 344 (24.93%) SQL
4 226 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 189 (13.70%) Ruby
6 144 (10.43%) Python
7 93 (6.74%) PHP
8 89 (6.45%) Perl
9 84 (6.09%) Groovy
10 60 (4.35%) C++
11 59 (4.28%) Shell Script
12 40 (2.90%) VBScript
13 39 (2.83%) Scala
14 38 (2.75%) VB
15 26 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.88%) Objective-C
16 24 (1.74%) Tcl
17 21 (1.52%) ActionScript
18 18 (1.30%) C
18 18 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 294 (21.30%) Degree
2 157 (11.38%) ISEB
3 101 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 45 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 20 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.01%) CCNP
9 13 (0.94%) CISSP
10 11 (0.80%) CCIP
10 11 (0.80%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.65%) CISM
12 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.22%) Brainbench
13 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.072%) MCTS
14 1 (0.072%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.072%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.072%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.072%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 689 (49.93%) QA
2 11 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.65%) TickIT
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.072%) SLA
5 1 (0.072%) Section 508
5 1 (0.072%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 11 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.072%) NFS
Systems Management
1 122 (8.84%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.65%) SCCM
3 7 (0.51%) Puppet
4 5 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.072%) Ansible
5 1 (0.072%) logstash
5 1 (0.072%) Kibana
5 1 (0.072%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.072%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.59%) HP
3 67 (4.86%) Oracle
4 39 (2.83%) Facebook
5 26 (1.88%) Twitter
5 26 (1.88%) Cisco
6 25 (1.81%) Citrix
7 24 (1.74%) Business Objects
8 22 (1.59%) SAP
9 18 (1.30%) Teradata
10 14 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
11 13 (0.94%) Adobe
12 10 (0.72%) Interwoven
13 9 (0.65%) Green Hat
14 8 (0.58%) Splunk
14 8 (0.58%) JBoss
14 8 (0.58%) VMware
15 7 (0.51%) Cognos
15 7 (0.51%) Siebel
15 7 (0.51%) Google
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus, share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Energon Technology
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum + benefits + bonus + 6 weeks holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago