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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 220 216 273
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +57
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 607 574 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.30% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.59% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 515 494 405
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
38415 36072 40646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.73% 81.89% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31661 29875 35042
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -16 179 £57,500 +9.52% 17
Dagenham - 6 £50,000 -
Ealing +12 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Docklands, London +2 4 £73,750 +1.72%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £27,500 - 1
Croydon -9 1 £46,500 -13.48% 1
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 695 (51.67%) QA
2 683 (50.78%) Selenium
3 546 (40.59%) Java
4 508 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
5 481 (35.76%) BDD
6 477 (35.46%) TDD
7 362 (26.91%) WebDriver
8 354 (26.32%) Finance
9 341 (25.35%) SQL
10 336 (24.98%) Continuous Integration
11 333 (24.76%) C#
12 322 (23.94%) Scrum
13 303 (22.53%) Degree
14 267 (19.85%) Cucumber
15 254 (18.88%) .NET
16 240 (17.84%) Test Scripting
17 231 (17.17%) JavaScript
18 229 (17.03%) Automated Testing
19 222 (16.51%) Linux
20 217 (16.13%) E-Commerce
21 214 (15.91%) Regression Testing
22 209 (15.54%) JIRA
23 204 (15.17%) Jenkins
24 196 (14.57%) Automation Testing
25 195 (14.50%) Software Engineering
26 193 (14.35%) HTML
27 191 (14.20%) Ruby
28 190 (14.13%) Test Strategy
29 183 (13.61%) Web Services
30 174 (12.94%) Mobile App

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (3.12%) Confluence
2 40 (2.97%) Node.js
3 30 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.01%) IIS
5 23 (1.71%) CMS
6 12 (0.89%) WorkSite
7 10 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.74%) Apache
8 7 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.45%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.37%) Documentum
10 5 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.30%) Drupal
11 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.074%) Mule
Applications
1 47 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.12%) Endur
2 8 (0.59%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.074%) Summit
4 1 (0.074%) RMDS
4 1 (0.074%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.41%) Basecamp
3 17 (1.26%) SaaS
3 17 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.89%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.074%) Route 53
6 1 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.074%) GitHub
6 1 (0.074%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.62%) HTTP
2 56 (4.16%) Internet
3 30 (2.23%) BGP
3 30 (2.23%) MPLS
4 16 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.04%) Broadband
6 6 (0.45%) SSL
7 5 (0.37%) LDAP
8 4 (0.30%) DVB
8 4 (0.30%) Firewall
8 4 (0.30%) Wireless
8 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.30%) DNS
8 4 (0.30%) LAN
8 4 (0.30%) WAN
9 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.074%) VPN
10 1 (0.074%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.074%) FTP
10 1 (0.074%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.20%) MongoDB
3 41 (3.05%) MySQL
4 34 (2.53%) Big Data
5 32 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 24 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 23 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.34%) Hazelcast
11 13 (0.97%) Redis
12 10 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
13 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.45%) DTS
16 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 683 (50.78%) Selenium
2 362 (26.91%) WebDriver
3 267 (19.85%) Cucumber
4 209 (15.54%) JIRA
5 204 (15.17%) Jenkins
6 159 (11.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 152 (11.30%) Git (software)
8 149 (11.08%) JUnit
9 112 (8.33%) JMeter
10 100 (7.43%) TeamCity
11 99 (7.36%) SpecFlow
12 86 (6.39%) Hudson
13 84 (6.25%) SoapUI
14 80 (5.95%) Subversion
14 80 (5.95%) Calabash
15 75 (5.58%) Maven
16 72 (5.35%) Visual Studio
17 69 (5.13%) FitNesse
18 59 (4.39%) TestNG
19 58 (4.31%) JBehave
General
1 354 (26.32%) Finance
2 124 (9.22%) Banking
3 115 (8.55%) Retail
4 94 (6.99%) Games
5 62 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 38 (2.83%) Marketing
8 30 (2.23%) Law
9 27 (2.01%) Publishing
10 26 (1.93%) Front Office
11 20 (1.49%) Electronics
12 18 (1.34%) Back Office
13 17 (1.26%) Manufacturing
14 16 (1.19%) Advertising
14 16 (1.19%) Legal
15 13 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Billing
17 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 321 (23.87%) Developer
2 262 (19.48%) Tester
3 255 (18.96%) Analyst
4 239 (17.77%) Test Engineer
5 207 (15.39%) Test Analyst
6 161 (11.97%) QA Engineer
7 138 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
8 94 (6.99%) Automation Tester
9 90 (6.69%) QA Analyst
10 72 (5.35%) Automation Analyst
11 68 (5.06%) QA Tester
11 68 (5.06%) Test Automation Engineer
12 67 (4.98%) Automation Test Analyst
13 61 (4.54%) Test Manager
14 60 (4.46%) QA Automation Engineer
15 55 (4.09%) Consultant
16 52 (3.87%) Senior Tester
17 50 (3.72%) Software Engineer
18 45 (3.35%) Technical Tester
19 42 (3.12%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (18.88%) .NET
2 193 (14.35%) HTML
3 183 (13.61%) Web Services
4 150 (11.15%) CSS
5 131 (9.74%) REST
6 117 (8.70%) XML
7 114 (8.48%) RESTful
8 98 (7.29%) jQuery
9 91 (6.77%) ASP.NET
10 88 (6.54%) .NET Framework
11 85 (6.32%) Gherkin
12 83 (6.17%) HTML5
13 82 (6.10%) SOAP
14 76 (5.65%) JSON
15 66 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (3.94%) CSS3
17 52 (3.87%) WCF
18 43 (3.20%) Ajax
19 34 (2.53%) Flash
20 29 (2.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 174 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 153 (11.38%) Open Source
3 128 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 42 (3.12%) Blog
6 33 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
7 31 (2.30%) Derivative
8 28 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.01%) Video on Demand
9 27 (2.01%) Visualisation
10 26 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.49%) iPad
12 19 (1.41%) iPhone
12 19 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 19 (1.41%) Social Media
13 17 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
14 16 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
16 12 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 222 (16.51%) Linux
2 137 (10.19%) Apple iOS
3 131 (9.74%) UNIX
4 123 (9.14%) Android
5 117 (8.70%) Windows
6 11 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.074%) VMS
11 1 (0.074%) SUSE
11 1 (0.074%) Debian
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (35.76%) BDD
3 477 (35.46%) TDD
4 336 (24.98%) Continuous Integration
5 322 (23.94%) Scrum
6 240 (17.84%) Test Scripting
7 229 (17.03%) Automated Testing
8 217 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 214 (15.91%) Regression Testing
10 196 (14.57%) Automation Testing
11 195 (14.50%) Software Engineering
12 190 (14.13%) Test Strategy
13 150 (11.15%) OO
14 135 (10.04%) Performance Testing
15 126 (9.37%) Software Testing
16 109 (8.10%) Manual Testing
17 97 (7.21%) Analytics
18 92 (6.84%) User Stories
19 85 (6.32%) MVC
20 71 (5.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 546 (40.59%) Java
2 341 (25.35%) SQL
3 333 (24.76%) C#
4 231 (17.17%) JavaScript
5 191 (14.20%) Ruby
6 152 (11.30%) Python
7 102 (7.58%) Perl
8 100 (7.43%) PHP
9 69 (5.13%) Groovy
10 60 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 49 (3.64%) C++
12 41 (3.05%) VB
13 40 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 39 (2.90%) Scala
15 34 (2.53%) VBScript
16 32 (2.38%) Tcl
17 29 (2.16%) Bash Shell
17 29 (2.16%) T-SQL
18 25 (1.86%) Objective-C
19 19 (1.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 303 (22.53%) Degree
2 153 (11.38%) ISEB
3 109 (8.10%) ISTQB
4 35 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 22 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.19%) CCNP
9 15 (1.12%) CISSP
10 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.97%) CCIP
11 9 (0.67%) CISM
12 7 (0.52%) Brainbench
13 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.074%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.074%) HP AIS
15 1 (0.074%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.074%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 695 (51.67%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.67%) TickIT
4 2 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.074%) SLA
5 1 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.074%) Section 508
System Software
1 13 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.074%) NFS
Systems Management
1 108 (8.03%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.82%) SCCM
3 4 (0.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.074%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.074%) Kibana
5 1 (0.074%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.074%) Ansible
5 1 (0.074%) logstash
Vendors
1 115 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.17%) HP
3 52 (3.87%) Oracle
4 37 (2.75%) Facebook
5 26 (1.93%) Cisco
6 23 (1.71%) Adobe
7 22 (1.64%) Twitter
7 22 (1.64%) Citrix
8 20 (1.49%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.34%) Teradata
10 17 (1.26%) SAP
11 14 (1.04%) OpenLink
12 13 (0.97%) Telerik
12 13 (0.97%) Green Hat
13 12 (0.89%) Jaspersoft
13 12 (0.89%) Interwoven
13 12 (0.89%) VMware
14 10 (0.74%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.59%) Splunk
16 7 (0.52%) Siebel
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + options
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Lambeth, London
Arqiva
Salary: plus bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, share options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - plus bonus pension helathcare
Posted: 2 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 5 days ago