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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 237 229 219
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 540 564 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.25% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.50% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 454 457 524
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
36525 37698 39038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.07% 83.57% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30894 30607 33298
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 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 December 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 +23 175 £57,500 -4.16% 31
Hammersmith -3 7 £39,500 -22.54%
Wimbledon - 5 £60,000 -
Docklands, London -13 3 £52,500 -30.00%
Chessington - 3 £47,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 751 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (53.74%) QA
3 478 (42.53%) Selenium
4 407 (36.21%) BDD
5 389 (34.61%) TDD
6 383 (34.07%) Java
7 334 (29.72%) SQL
8 329 (29.27%) C#
9 267 (23.75%) WebDriver
10 264 (23.49%) Cucumber
11 254 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
12 225 (20.02%) Finance
13 218 (19.40%) Test Scripting
14 217 (19.31%) JIRA
15 215 (19.13%) Scrum
16 182 (16.19%) .NET
17 180 (16.01%) E-Commerce
18 178 (15.84%) Test Strategy
19 176 (15.66%) JavaScript
19 176 (15.66%) Automated Testing
20 175 (15.57%) Degree
21 174 (15.48%) Software Engineering
22 168 (14.95%) Mobile App
23 159 (14.15%) Linux
24 152 (13.52%) Jenkins
25 151 (13.43%) Web Services
26 147 (13.08%) Automation Testing
27 141 (12.54%) XML
28 140 (12.46%) Ruby
29 137 (12.19%) Performance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (2.49%) Node.js
2 26 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.31%) Confluence
3 25 (2.22%) IIS
4 20 (1.78%) CMS
5 17 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.71%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.44%) JBoss
10 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.36%) Drupal
11 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.27%) Apache
12 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 38 (3.38%) MS Office
2 34 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (2.94%) Endur
2 12 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.089%) RMDS
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.16%) Basecamp
4 12 (1.07%) SaaS
5 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.36%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 3 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.089%) Heroku
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.089%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.27%) HTTP
2 31 (2.76%) Internet
3 18 (1.60%) MPLS
4 17 (1.51%) BGP
5 13 (1.16%) Broadband
6 8 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.36%) Firewall
8 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.18%) LDAP
9 1 (0.089%) DVB
9 1 (0.089%) DNS
9 1 (0.089%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.089%) SSL
9 1 (0.089%) Intranet
9 1 (0.089%) SMS
9 1 (0.089%) SMTP
9 1 (0.089%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (3.29%) MySQL
4 29 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 20 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (1.07%) QlikView
10 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
12 10 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (0.80%) Hazelcast
13 9 (0.80%) Big Data
14 7 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 478 (42.53%) Selenium
2 267 (23.75%) WebDriver
3 264 (23.49%) Cucumber
4 217 (19.31%) JIRA
5 152 (13.52%) Jenkins
6 115 (10.23%) Git (software)
7 113 (10.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 107 (9.52%) SpecFlow
9 98 (8.72%) JMeter
10 95 (8.45%) JUnit
11 92 (8.19%) TeamCity
12 75 (6.67%) Visual Studio
13 73 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 63 (5.60%) Calabash
15 62 (5.52%) Hudson
16 59 (5.25%) NUnit
17 54 (4.80%) Subversion
18 45 (4.00%) SoapUI
18 45 (4.00%) Appium
19 41 (3.65%) Maven
General
1 225 (20.02%) Finance
2 97 (8.63%) Banking
3 80 (7.12%) Retail
4 58 (5.16%) Games
5 47 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 46 (4.09%) Investment Banking
7 44 (3.91%) Marketing
8 34 (3.02%) Back Office
9 15 (1.33%) Front Office
10 13 (1.16%) Advertising
10 13 (1.16%) Publishing
10 13 (1.16%) Electronics
11 12 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.80%) Law
13 8 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.62%) Legal
14 7 (0.62%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 251 (22.33%) Developer
2 169 (15.04%) Analyst
3 167 (14.86%) Test Engineer
4 163 (14.50%) Tester
5 143 (12.72%) QA Engineer
6 130 (11.57%) Test Analyst
7 93 (8.27%) Automation Engineer
8 65 (5.78%) Automation Tester
9 59 (5.25%) QA Analyst
10 57 (5.07%) Architect
11 49 (4.36%) Test Manager
11 49 (4.36%) QA Tester
12 46 (4.09%) Test Automation Engineer
13 44 (3.91%) Software Engineer
14 43 (3.83%) Consultant
15 42 (3.74%) QA Leader
16 37 (3.29%) Mobile Developer
17 36 (3.20%) Software Tester
18 35 (3.11%) Programmer
19 34 (3.02%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (16.19%) .NET
2 151 (13.43%) Web Services
3 141 (12.54%) XML
4 125 (11.12%) HTML
5 102 (9.07%) CSS
6 86 (7.65%) RESTful
7 83 (7.38%) ASP.NET
8 69 (6.14%) WCF
9 65 (5.78%) .NET Framework
10 61 (5.43%) jQuery
11 60 (5.34%) Gherkin
12 59 (5.25%) REST
13 57 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 48 (4.27%) JSON
15 42 (3.74%) SOAP
16 35 (3.11%) MSMQ
17 29 (2.58%) Spring
17 29 (2.58%) HTML5
18 26 (2.31%) AngularJS
19 24 (2.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 168 (14.95%) Mobile App
2 127 (11.30%) Computer Science
3 125 (11.12%) Open Source
4 122 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.56%) User Experience
6 36 (3.20%) Blog
7 30 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
8 23 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.87%) iPhone
10 19 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.69%) Derivative
11 18 (1.60%) Equities
11 18 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.51%) Online Games
13 16 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.33%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.33%) iPad
15 13 (1.16%) Video on Demand
15 13 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 159 (14.15%) Linux
2 129 (11.48%) Windows
3 122 (10.85%) Apple iOS
4 110 (9.79%) UNIX
5 103 (9.16%) Android
6 25 (2.22%) Solaris
7 8 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
8 7 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.089%) CentOS
13 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (36.21%) BDD
3 389 (34.61%) TDD
4 254 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
5 218 (19.40%) Test Scripting
6 215 (19.13%) Scrum
7 180 (16.01%) E-Commerce
8 178 (15.84%) Test Strategy
9 176 (15.66%) Automated Testing
10 174 (15.48%) Software Engineering
11 147 (13.08%) Automation Testing
12 137 (12.19%) Performance Testing
13 133 (11.83%) Manual Testing
14 124 (11.03%) Regression Testing
15 100 (8.90%) Software Testing
16 94 (8.36%) OO
17 84 (7.47%) MVC
18 73 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 73 (6.49%) Mentoring
19 72 (6.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 383 (34.07%) Java
2 334 (29.72%) SQL
3 329 (29.27%) C#
4 176 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 140 (12.46%) Ruby
6 136 (12.10%) Python
7 96 (8.54%) Perl
8 65 (5.78%) PHP
9 62 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 53 (4.72%) C++
11 40 (3.56%) Shell Script
12 35 (3.11%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.67%) Tcl
14 27 (2.40%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.96%) VB
16 21 (1.87%) C
16 21 (1.87%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.78%) Scala
18 18 (1.60%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 175 (15.57%) Degree
2 123 (10.94%) ISEB
3 84 (7.47%) ISTQB
4 31 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 13 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.16%) CCNP
7 13 (1.16%) CCIP
8 8 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.62%) Brainbench
10 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.36%) PMP
12 3 (0.27%) CISSP
12 3 (0.27%) HP AIS
12 3 (0.27%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.18%) PhD
14 1 (0.089%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 604 (53.74%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) EMIR
2 5 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 99 (8.81%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.71%) SCCM
3 7 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.089%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.089%) Nagios
5 1 (0.089%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.089%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 89 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 88 (7.83%) HP
3 67 (5.96%) Oracle
4 31 (2.76%) OpenLink
5 24 (2.14%) Telerik
6 21 (1.87%) Green Hat
7 19 (1.69%) Adobe
8 15 (1.33%) SunGard
8 15 (1.33%) Google
9 14 (1.25%) Cisco
10 11 (0.98%) Sybase
11 10 (0.89%) Bloomberg
11 10 (0.89%) NYFIX
11 10 (0.89%) VMware
11 10 (0.89%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.71%) Facebook
12 8 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.71%) Interwoven
13 7 (0.62%) Remedy
14 6 (0.53%) Red Hat
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + equity, + relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago