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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 192 227 246
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 737 653 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.34% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.59% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 639 553 453
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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
37934 41170 37203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.43% 84.70% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31806 34199 30717
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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 +25 216 £62,500 +19.04% 19
Canary Wharf +13 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Wimbledon - 5 £37,500 -
Feltham - 5 £20,000 -
Croydon -4 4 - -
Surbiton +8 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Twickenham - 2 £43,750 -
Harrow - 2 £57,500 -
Ealing -32 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £62,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £72,500 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £105,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 980 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
2 710 (52.21%) Selenium
3 673 (49.49%) QA
4 611 (44.93%) Java
5 556 (40.88%) BDD
6 467 (34.34%) Cucumber
7 440 (32.35%) TDD
8 421 (30.96%) WebDriver
9 412 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
10 392 (28.82%) SQL
11 383 (28.16%) C#
12 377 (27.72%) Finance
13 362 (26.62%) Scrum
14 236 (17.35%) .NET
14 236 (17.35%) JUnit
15 230 (16.91%) E-Commerce
16 228 (16.76%) Ruby
17 225 (16.54%) Jenkins
18 224 (16.47%) JavaScript
19 211 (15.51%) OO
19 211 (15.51%) Git (software)
20 210 (15.44%) Linux
21 204 (15.00%) Python
22 202 (14.85%) HTML
23 195 (14.34%) JIRA
24 194 (14.26%) Web Services
25 187 (13.75%) Degree
26 177 (13.01%) Open Source
27 175 (12.87%) Test Scripting
28 173 (12.72%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (1.91%) Tomcat
2 22 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.62%) Node.js
3 20 (1.47%) CMS
4 17 (1.25%) Confluence
5 15 (1.10%) IIS
5 15 (1.10%) JBoss
6 13 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.66%) nginx
8 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.29%) Drupal
12 3 (0.22%) WordPress
12 3 (0.22%) Mule
12 3 (0.22%) Apache
12 3 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.22%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 45 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.074%) Endur
4 1 (0.074%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.74%) SaaS
3 8 (0.59%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.37%) GitHub
6 4 (0.29%) Heroku
6 4 (0.29%) Engine Yard
6 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.22%) Veeva
7 3 (0.22%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.074%) Office 365
9 1 (0.074%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.78%) HTTP
2 51 (3.75%) Internet
3 26 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.32%) DNS
5 11 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 8 (0.59%) VPN
7 6 (0.44%) LDAP
8 5 (0.37%) Intranet
8 5 (0.37%) Extranet
8 5 (0.37%) Firewall
9 4 (0.29%) Multicast
9 4 (0.29%) MPLS
9 4 (0.29%) BGP
9 4 (0.29%) RTP
9 4 (0.29%) IPv4
9 4 (0.29%) IPv6
9 4 (0.29%) SMTP
9 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.29%) Broadband
9 4 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 92 (6.76%) MySQL
3 55 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 31 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.62%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.47%) Big Data
7 20 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.40%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.32%) Neo4j
10 17 (1.25%) Hazelcast
11 14 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.44%) Redis
17 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 710 (52.21%) Selenium
2 467 (34.34%) Cucumber
3 421 (30.96%) WebDriver
4 236 (17.35%) JUnit
5 225 (16.54%) Jenkins
6 211 (15.51%) Git (software)
7 195 (14.34%) JIRA
8 110 (8.09%) SpecFlow
9 106 (7.79%) FitNesse
10 104 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 103 (7.57%) NUnit
12 92 (6.76%) Subversion
12 92 (6.76%) TeamCity
13 89 (6.54%) SoapUI
14 87 (6.40%) TestNG
15 85 (6.25%) Maven
16 75 (5.51%) HP UFT
17 73 (5.37%) JMeter
18 68 (5.00%) Visual Studio
19 67 (4.93%) Appium
General
1 377 (27.72%) Finance
2 155 (11.40%) Banking
3 97 (7.13%) Games
4 89 (6.54%) Retail
5 60 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 56 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 52 (3.82%) Back Office
8 41 (3.01%) Marketing
9 23 (1.69%) Front Office
10 20 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.32%) Law
12 14 (1.03%) Advertising
13 12 (0.88%) Publishing
13 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.81%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.66%) Billing
15 9 (0.66%) Legal
16 6 (0.44%) Automotive
17 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 377 (27.72%) Developer
2 238 (17.50%) Analyst
3 228 (16.76%) Tester
4 190 (13.97%) Test Engineer
5 187 (13.75%) Test Analyst
6 129 (9.49%) Automation Engineer
6 129 (9.49%) QA Engineer
7 119 (8.75%) Automation Tester
8 104 (7.65%) Test Automation Engineer
9 92 (6.76%) Java Developer
10 68 (5.00%) QA Analyst
11 62 (4.56%) AWS Developer
11 62 (4.56%) QA Leader
12 56 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 49 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
13 49 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
14 48 (3.53%) Test Manager
15 47 (3.46%) Test Leader
16 41 (3.01%) Senior Developer
17 40 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (17.35%) .NET
2 202 (14.85%) HTML
3 194 (14.26%) Web Services
4 141 (10.37%) XML
5 138 (10.15%) REST
6 137 (10.07%) CSS
7 100 (7.35%) SOAP
8 86 (6.32%) Gherkin
8 86 (6.32%) jQuery
9 78 (5.74%) RESTful
9 78 (5.74%) ASP.NET
10 72 (5.29%) Spring
11 56 (4.12%) JSON
12 55 (4.04%) HTML5
13 54 (3.97%) AngularJS
14 52 (3.82%) .NET Framework
15 49 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (3.38%) WCF
17 36 (2.65%) Ajax
18 32 (2.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (9.04%) Mobile App
3 86 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 86 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 57 (4.19%) Equities
5 49 (3.60%) User Experience
6 43 (3.16%) Derivative
6 43 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 38 (2.79%) Blog
8 34 (2.50%) Client/Server
9 21 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.32%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.18%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.96%) Online Games
13 13 (0.96%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.96%) iPad
14 11 (0.81%) iPhone
15 10 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 210 (15.44%) Linux
2 143 (10.51%) Apple iOS
3 133 (9.78%) Windows
4 110 (8.09%) UNIX
5 106 (7.79%) Android
6 19 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.44%) VMS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.074%) Solaris
12 1 (0.074%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (40.88%) BDD
3 440 (32.35%) TDD
4 412 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
5 362 (26.62%) Scrum
6 230 (16.91%) E-Commerce
7 211 (15.51%) OO
8 177 (13.01%) Open Source
9 175 (12.87%) Test Scripting
10 173 (12.72%) Automated Testing
11 161 (11.84%) Test Strategy
12 155 (11.40%) Software Engineering
13 140 (10.29%) Automation Testing
14 139 (10.22%) Software Testing
15 136 (10.00%) Manual Testing
16 132 (9.71%) SDLC
17 120 (8.82%) Mentoring
18 117 (8.60%) Performance Testing
19 110 (8.09%) Regression Testing
20 109 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 611 (44.93%) Java
2 392 (28.82%) SQL
3 383 (28.16%) C#
4 228 (16.76%) Ruby
5 224 (16.47%) JavaScript
6 204 (15.00%) Python
7 88 (6.47%) PHP
8 80 (5.88%) Groovy
9 70 (5.15%) C++
10 45 (3.31%) C
11 38 (2.79%) Perl
12 35 (2.57%) Scala
13 31 (2.28%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.06%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.47%) ActionScript
16 19 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.32%) Lua
18 17 (1.25%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.18%) VBScript
20 14 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 187 (13.75%) Degree
2 125 (9.19%) ISTQB
3 119 (8.75%) ISEB
4 52 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) PMP
8 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.15%) MBA
9 2 (0.15%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.15%) CCNP
9 2 (0.15%) CCIP
10 1 (0.074%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (49.49%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) EMIR
3 3 (0.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.074%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.66%) VMware ESX
2 9 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.29%) HDFS
5 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.15%) Docker
7 1 (0.074%) NDS
Systems Management
1 53 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.69%) Puppet
4 19 (1.40%) Ansible
5 12 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.81%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.66%) WMI
8 7 (0.51%) Oozie
9 3 (0.22%) Nagios
10 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.074%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 114 (8.38%) Oracle
2 93 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 50 (3.68%) HP
4 36 (2.65%) Google
5 19 (1.40%) IBM
6 18 (1.32%) Terracotta
6 18 (1.32%) VMware
7 16 (1.18%) WorldPay
7 16 (1.18%) SAP
8 14 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 13 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 13 (0.96%) Perforce
10 6 (0.44%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.44%) Capita
11 5 (0.37%) Telerik
11 5 (0.37%) Citrix
11 5 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.29%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.29%) BT
12 4 (0.29%) TIBCO
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + v strong Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: benefits package and great office environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 4 days ago