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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 213 190 241
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +51
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 569 780 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.77% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.01% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 481 685 475
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
34035 38880 39816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.79% 88.28% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29400 32828 32754
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -40 81 £57,500 -4.16% 19
Orpington - 8 £47,500 -
Chiswick +5 7 £50,000 -
Twickenham +13 5 £62,500 +78.57%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 - 1
Brentford - 3 £62,500 -
Southwark - 3 £57,500 -
Hounslow +8 1 £55,000 -24.13%
Hammersmith +5 1 £67,500 +17.39%
Wimbledon -3 1 £70,000 +86.66%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 911 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (48.21%) QA
3 599 (47.58%) Selenium
4 558 (44.32%) Java
5 459 (36.46%) BDD
6 442 (35.11%) TDD
7 426 (33.84%) Cucumber
8 385 (30.58%) C#
9 351 (27.88%) Scrum
10 309 (24.54%) Finance
11 279 (22.16%) Python
12 274 (21.76%) Ruby
13 272 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
14 269 (21.37%) WebDriver
15 268 (21.29%) SQL
16 242 (19.22%) JavaScript
17 231 (18.35%) Jenkins
18 220 (17.47%) .NET
19 207 (16.44%) Git (software)
20 187 (14.85%) Automated Testing
21 184 (14.61%) HTML
22 181 (14.38%) Automation Testing
23 175 (13.90%) JIRA
24 174 (13.82%) Linux
25 169 (13.42%) Degree
26 167 (13.26%) CSS
27 158 (12.55%) Software Engineering
28 156 (12.39%) Software Testing
28 156 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
29 148 (11.76%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (1.99%) Confluence
2 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.48%) NServiceBus
3 6 (0.48%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.40%) Apache
5 4 (0.32%) CMS
5 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.24%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.24%) Documentum
7 2 (0.16%) Jetty
7 2 (0.16%) Mule
7 2 (0.16%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.079%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.079%) IIS
8 1 (0.079%) JBoss
8 1 (0.079%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.27%) MS Office
3 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.48%) MS Project
5 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.40%) Mingle
7 4 (0.32%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.079%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 114 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.21%) GitHub
3 30 (2.38%) SaaS
4 28 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (1.43%) Route 53
7 13 (1.03%) PaaS
8 11 (0.87%) TestFlight
9 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.40%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.40%) Office 365
10 5 (0.40%) Slack
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.16%) Google Play
12 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.079%) Heroku
12 1 (0.079%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.13%) HTTP
2 25 (1.99%) HTTPS
3 20 (1.59%) Broadband
4 19 (1.51%) SSL
5 16 (1.27%) BGP
5 16 (1.27%) MPLS
6 12 (0.95%) DHCP
6 12 (0.95%) IPv6
6 12 (0.95%) L2TP
6 12 (0.95%) SNMP
6 12 (0.95%) TACACS
6 12 (0.95%) VPLS
7 9 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.64%) RFID
8 8 (0.64%) VLAN
9 2 (0.16%) Internet
9 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.079%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.079%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.08%) MySQL
2 63 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 58 (4.61%) SQL Server
4 22 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 20 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 19 (1.51%) Big Data
7 15 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 12 (0.95%) HBase
9 9 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 599 (47.58%) Selenium
2 426 (33.84%) Cucumber
3 269 (21.37%) WebDriver
4 231 (18.35%) Jenkins
5 207 (16.44%) Git (software)
6 175 (13.90%) JIRA
7 128 (10.17%) SpecFlow
8 120 (9.53%) SoapUI
9 115 (9.13%) Appium
10 114 (9.05%) JUnit
11 72 (5.72%) TeamCity
12 70 (5.56%) HP UFT
13 68 (5.40%) Subversion
14 65 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 64 (5.08%) JMeter
16 58 (4.61%) TestNG
17 51 (4.05%) FitNesse
18 46 (3.65%) RSpec
19 42 (3.34%) JBehave
20 40 (3.18%) Jasmine
General
1 309 (24.54%) Finance
2 78 (6.20%) Games
3 77 (6.12%) Banking
4 49 (3.89%) Retail
5 39 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.38%) Advertising
6 30 (2.38%) Marketing
7 23 (1.83%) Publishing
8 22 (1.75%) Front Office
9 15 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.03%) Law
11 8 (0.64%) Back Office
11 8 (0.64%) Legal
11 8 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.56%) Automotive
13 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.32%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
15 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 419 (33.28%) Developer
2 228 (18.11%) Test Engineer
3 189 (15.01%) Analyst
4 186 (14.77%) Developer in Test
5 175 (13.90%) Tester
6 163 (12.95%) QA Engineer
7 140 (11.12%) Test Analyst
8 122 (9.69%) Automation Tester
9 115 (9.13%) Senior Developer
9 115 (9.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 87 (6.91%) QA Test Engineer
11 79 (6.27%) QA Analyst
12 77 (6.12%) Test Leader
13 70 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
14 66 (5.24%) Consultant
14 66 (5.24%) Java Developer
15 62 (4.92%) QA Tester
16 61 (4.85%) Automation Test Lead
16 61 (4.85%) C# Developer
16 61 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (17.47%) .NET
2 184 (14.61%) HTML
3 167 (13.26%) CSS
4 134 (10.64%) Web Services
5 122 (9.69%) REST
6 108 (8.58%) SOAP
7 90 (7.15%) AngularJS
8 87 (6.91%) XML
9 74 (5.88%) HTML5
10 68 (5.40%) Gherkin
11 63 (5.00%) CSS3
12 62 (4.92%) Node.js
13 59 (4.69%) RESTful
14 51 (4.05%) Ajax
15 47 (3.73%) JSON
16 40 (3.18%) React
17 38 (3.02%) .NET Framework
18 37 (2.94%) jQuery
19 35 (2.78%) ASP.NET
20 26 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 94 (7.47%) Mobile App
4 56 (4.45%) User Experience
5 34 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (2.70%) Fintech
5 34 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.91%) Derivative
7 24 (1.91%) Equities
8 16 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.27%) iPad
8 16 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
9 14 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.71%) Social Media
13 8 (0.64%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 174 (13.82%) Linux
2 119 (9.45%) Unix
3 87 (6.91%) Apple iOS
4 76 (6.04%) Android
5 44 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 35 (2.78%) Windows
7 17 (1.35%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.079%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (36.46%) BDD
3 442 (35.11%) TDD
4 351 (27.88%) Scrum
5 272 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (14.85%) Automated Testing
7 181 (14.38%) Automation Testing
8 158 (12.55%) Software Engineering
9 156 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 156 (12.39%) Software Testing
10 148 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 147 (11.68%) Kanban
12 144 (11.44%) OO
12 144 (11.44%) Test Strategy
13 121 (9.61%) DevOps
14 114 (9.05%) QA Automation
15 113 (8.98%) Open Source
15 113 (8.98%) SDLC
16 111 (8.82%) Regression Testing
17 110 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 558 (44.32%) Java
2 385 (30.58%) C#
3 279 (22.16%) Python
4 274 (21.76%) Ruby
5 268 (21.29%) SQL
6 242 (19.22%) JavaScript
7 78 (6.20%) PHP
8 65 (5.16%) C++
9 61 (4.85%) Scala
10 49 (3.89%) Perl
11 29 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 25 (1.99%) ActionScript
13 22 (1.75%) Groovy
14 21 (1.67%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.59%) Clojure
16 17 (1.35%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.03%) VB
18 13 (1.03%) VBScript
19 12 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 169 (13.42%) Degree
2 97 (7.70%) ISTQB
3 85 (6.75%) ISEB
4 40 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) PMP
10 3 (0.24%) CSQA
10 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.079%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.079%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 607 (48.21%) QA
2 110 (8.74%) SDET
3 14 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.079%) Basel III
5 1 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.079%) EMIR
System Software
1 47 (3.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.32%) HDFS
3 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (4.13%) Puppet
2 47 (3.73%) Ansible
3 45 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.51%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.51%) Nagios
5 14 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.48%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (0.32%) Oozie
8 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.16%) Linux-HA
8 2 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.079%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 75 (5.96%) HP
2 75 (5.96%) Oracle
3 37 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 32 (2.54%) Google
5 23 (1.83%) ServiceNow
6 20 (1.59%) Nokia
7 18 (1.43%) LexisNexis
7 18 (1.43%) SaltStack
8 15 (1.19%) Hitachi
9 12 (0.95%) Cisco
9 12 (0.95%) Huawei
9 12 (0.95%) Juniper
9 12 (0.95%) SAP
10 11 (0.87%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 9 (0.71%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.56%) Apple
12 7 (0.56%) Facebook
12 7 (0.56%) hybris
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 15% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DreamTek
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago