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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 221 214 268
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 584 596 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.28% 1.34% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.60% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 482 510 413
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
38308 37224 40996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.68% 83.64% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31481 30926 35198
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -30 162 £57,500 +9.52% 18
Ealing +6 5 £52,500 +7.69%
Docklands, London +1 4 £73,750 -1.66%
Hammersmith - 4 £27,500 -
Croydon -4 3 £46,500 +3.33%
Kingston Upon Thames -16 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Dagenham - 3 £50,000 -
Chessington - 2 £48,750 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Southwark - 2 - -
New Malden - 1 £37,500 -
Westminster - 1 £45,000 - 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 873 (65.94%) Agile Software Development
2 682 (51.51%) QA
3 631 (47.66%) Selenium
4 503 (37.99%) Java
5 464 (35.05%) BDD
6 457 (34.52%) TDD
7 342 (25.83%) SQL
8 339 (25.60%) Finance
9 334 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
10 332 (25.08%) WebDriver
11 321 (24.24%) C#
12 290 (21.90%) Scrum
13 279 (21.07%) Degree
14 255 (19.26%) Cucumber
15 250 (18.88%) Test Scripting
16 226 (17.07%) JIRA
17 224 (16.92%) .NET
18 222 (16.77%) JavaScript
19 218 (16.47%) Automated Testing
20 217 (16.39%) E-Commerce
21 213 (16.09%) Software Engineering
22 208 (15.71%) Linux
23 204 (15.41%) Regression Testing
24 192 (14.50%) Jenkins
25 191 (14.43%) Ruby
26 181 (13.67%) Test Strategy
27 180 (13.60%) Automation Testing
28 179 (13.52%) HTML
29 171 (12.92%) Mobile App
30 169 (12.76%) Web Services

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 40 (3.02%) Confluence
2 38 (2.87%) Node.js
3 30 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.59%) IIS
5 17 (1.28%) CMS
6 12 (0.91%) WorkSite
7 10 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.45%) Apache
9 6 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.38%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.38%) Documentum
10 5 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.30%) Drupal
12 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.076%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.04%) Endur
2 8 (0.60%) JDE OneWorld
3 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.076%) Summit
5 1 (0.076%) RMDS
5 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.59%) Basecamp
3 19 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.21%) SaaS
5 10 (0.76%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.076%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.50%) HTTP
2 49 (3.70%) Internet
3 28 (2.11%) MPLS
3 28 (2.11%) BGP
4 15 (1.13%) Broadband
5 13 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.30%) DVB
6 4 (0.30%) Wireless
7 3 (0.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.23%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 2 (0.15%) LAN
8 2 (0.15%) DNS
8 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) Firewall
9 1 (0.076%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.076%) Intranet
9 1 (0.076%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.95%) MySQL
2 39 (2.95%) MongoDB
3 33 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.42%) Big Data
5 29 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 22 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
7 20 (1.51%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.28%) Hazelcast
9 17 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.91%) Redis
11 10 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
12 9 (0.68%) QlikView
12 9 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.38%) DTS
15 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 631 (47.66%) Selenium
2 332 (25.08%) WebDriver
3 255 (19.26%) Cucumber
4 226 (17.07%) JIRA
5 192 (14.50%) Jenkins
6 157 (11.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 139 (10.50%) JUnit
7 139 (10.50%) Git (software)
8 121 (9.14%) JMeter
9 112 (8.46%) SpecFlow
10 105 (7.93%) TeamCity
11 80 (6.04%) Hudson
11 80 (6.04%) Subversion
12 71 (5.36%) SoapUI
12 71 (5.36%) Calabash
13 66 (4.98%) Visual Studio
14 65 (4.91%) Maven
15 56 (4.23%) TestNG
16 54 (4.08%) FitNesse
17 49 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 339 (25.60%) Finance
2 122 (9.21%) Banking
3 117 (8.84%) Retail
4 86 (6.50%) Games
5 57 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 52 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.79%) Marketing
8 27 (2.04%) Law
9 26 (1.96%) Front Office
10 22 (1.66%) Electronics
11 21 (1.59%) Back Office
11 21 (1.59%) Publishing
12 16 (1.21%) Advertising
13 15 (1.13%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.98%) Legal
15 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.53%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.30%) Billing
18 2 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 319 (24.09%) Developer
2 240 (18.13%) Analyst
2 240 (18.13%) Tester
3 232 (17.52%) Test Engineer
4 200 (15.11%) Test Analyst
5 166 (12.54%) QA Engineer
6 131 (9.89%) Automation Engineer
7 90 (6.80%) Automation Tester
8 79 (5.97%) QA Analyst
9 65 (4.91%) Automation Analyst
9 65 (4.91%) Test Automation Engineer
10 64 (4.83%) Automation Test Analyst
11 61 (4.61%) QA Tester
12 57 (4.31%) Test Manager
12 57 (4.31%) QA Automation Engineer
13 55 (4.15%) Software Engineer
14 52 (3.93%) Consultant
15 46 (3.47%) Architect
16 45 (3.40%) iOS Developer
17 44 (3.32%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (16.92%) .NET
2 179 (13.52%) HTML
3 169 (12.76%) Web Services
4 137 (10.35%) CSS
5 123 (9.29%) XML
6 118 (8.91%) REST
7 112 (8.46%) RESTful
8 90 (6.80%) jQuery
9 82 (6.19%) ASP.NET
10 78 (5.89%) Gherkin
11 77 (5.82%) .NET Framework
12 75 (5.66%) HTML5
13 70 (5.29%) JSON
13 70 (5.29%) SOAP
14 57 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (3.63%) WCF
16 45 (3.40%) CSS3
17 41 (3.10%) Ajax
18 33 (2.49%) Flash
19 26 (1.96%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 171 (12.92%) Mobile App
2 158 (11.93%) Open Source
3 145 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (9.82%) Computer Science
5 69 (5.21%) User Experience
6 46 (3.47%) Blog
7 40 (3.02%) Inversion of Control
8 35 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (2.49%) Derivative
10 27 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
11 26 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.96%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.81%) Video on Demand
12 24 (1.81%) Mathematics
13 20 (1.51%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.44%) Social Media
15 17 (1.28%) Augmented Reality
16 14 (1.06%) iPhone
16 14 (1.06%) iPad
16 14 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 208 (15.71%) Linux
2 139 (10.50%) Apple iOS
3 123 (9.29%) UNIX
4 122 (9.21%) Windows
5 113 (8.53%) Android
6 11 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.076%) VMS
12 1 (0.076%) SUSE
12 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (65.94%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (35.05%) BDD
3 457 (34.52%) TDD
4 334 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
5 290 (21.90%) Scrum
6 250 (18.88%) Test Scripting
7 218 (16.47%) Automated Testing
8 217 (16.39%) E-Commerce
9 213 (16.09%) Software Engineering
10 204 (15.41%) Regression Testing
11 181 (13.67%) Test Strategy
12 180 (13.60%) Automation Testing
13 142 (10.73%) Performance Testing
14 133 (10.05%) OO
15 131 (9.89%) Manual Testing
16 128 (9.67%) Software Testing
17 99 (7.48%) Mentoring
18 93 (7.02%) User Stories
19 78 (5.89%) MVC
20 76 (5.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 503 (37.99%) Java
2 342 (25.83%) SQL
3 321 (24.24%) C#
4 222 (16.77%) JavaScript
5 191 (14.43%) Ruby
6 158 (11.93%) Python
7 100 (7.55%) Perl
7 100 (7.55%) PHP
8 57 (4.31%) Shell Script
9 55 (4.15%) Groovy
10 50 (3.78%) PowerShell
11 41 (3.10%) C++
12 40 (3.02%) Scala
13 37 (2.79%) VB
14 33 (2.49%) Tcl
15 29 (2.19%) VBScript
16 28 (2.11%) T-SQL
16 28 (2.11%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.89%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 279 (21.07%) Degree
2 145 (10.95%) ISEB
3 106 (8.01%) ISTQB
4 34 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 18 (1.36%) CCNP
8 15 (1.13%) CISSP
9 14 (1.06%) CCIP
10 12 (0.91%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.68%) CISM
12 7 (0.53%) Brainbench
13 4 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.23%) HP AIS
14 3 (0.23%) HP ASE
15 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.076%) MCTS
16 1 (0.076%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (51.51%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.68%) TickIT
3 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.15%) EMIR
3 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.076%) Section 508
4 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.076%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 115 (8.69%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.83%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.23%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.076%) Ansible
5 1 (0.076%) logstash
5 1 (0.076%) Kibana
5 1 (0.076%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 119 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 96 (7.25%) HP
3 61 (4.61%) Oracle
4 35 (2.64%) Facebook
5 25 (1.89%) Adobe
5 25 (1.89%) OpenLink
6 24 (1.81%) Cisco
7 22 (1.66%) Citrix
7 22 (1.66%) Twitter
8 18 (1.36%) Green Hat
8 18 (1.36%) Telerik
9 16 (1.21%) SAP
10 15 (1.13%) Business Objects
10 15 (1.13%) VMware
10 15 (1.13%) Teradata
11 12 (0.91%) Interwoven
12 10 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
12 10 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.60%) Siebel
13 8 (0.60%) Google
London
RecruitX
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wimbledon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chessington
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Westminster
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago