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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 187 191 253
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +62
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 626 758 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.75% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.98% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 516 644 463
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
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
31364 38246 38707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.04% 88.28% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26560 32289 32689
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +15 90 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Chiswick +3 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Chessington - 3 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £37,500 - 1
Uxbridge -1 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £62,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £63,750 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 -
Orpington - 2 £47,500 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £70,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 851 (71.33%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (52.64%) QA
3 615 (51.55%) Selenium
4 546 (45.77%) Java
5 423 (35.46%) BDD
6 406 (34.03%) TDD
7 382 (32.02%) Cucumber
8 337 (28.25%) C#
9 332 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
10 306 (25.65%) Scrum
11 293 (24.56%) Finance
12 264 (22.13%) JavaScript
13 260 (21.79%) SQL
14 242 (20.28%) WebDriver
15 221 (18.52%) Jenkins
16 213 (17.85%) Python
17 206 (17.27%) Git (software)
18 185 (15.51%) OO
19 178 (14.92%) Ruby
20 175 (14.67%) Automated Testing
21 168 (14.08%) .NET
22 167 (14.00%) Software Testing
22 167 (14.00%) JIRA
23 165 (13.83%) Automation Testing
24 161 (13.50%) Web Services
25 159 (13.33%) HTML
26 156 (13.08%) Software Engineering
27 155 (12.99%) Test Scripting
28 135 (11.32%) Degree
28 135 (11.32%) Analytical Skills

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 36 (3.02%) Confluence
2 9 (0.75%) Apache
2 9 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (0.75%) OpenStack
2 9 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.50%) NServiceBus
5 5 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.42%) CMS
5 5 (0.42%) Documentum
5 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.17%) nginx
7 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.084%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.084%) Mule
8 1 (0.084%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.084%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.51%) MS Office
3 26 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.10%) MS Project
5 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.084%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.084%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.084%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.11%) SaaS
3 40 (3.35%) GitHub
4 24 (2.01%) Trello
5 16 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.01%) PaaS
7 11 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.59%) G Suite
9 7 (0.59%) Office 365
9 7 (0.59%) Slack
10 6 (0.50%) TestFlight
11 5 (0.42%) IaaS
12 3 (0.25%) Heroku
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.17%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.17%) Datadog
13 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.17%) Google Play
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.11%) HTTP
2 28 (2.35%) HTTPS
3 27 (2.26%) SSL
4 20 (1.68%) Broadband
5 16 (1.34%) BGP
5 16 (1.34%) MPLS
6 14 (1.17%) Internet
7 12 (1.01%) DHCP
7 12 (1.01%) IPv6
7 12 (1.01%) L2TP
7 12 (1.01%) SNMP
7 12 (1.01%) TACACS
7 12 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.01%) VPLS
8 9 (0.75%) FTP
9 8 (0.67%) RFID
9 8 (0.67%) VLAN
10 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.084%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (4.86%) MySQL
2 57 (4.78%) Relational Database
2 57 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 46 (3.86%) NoSQL
4 29 (2.43%) CouchDB
5 25 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
6 23 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.76%) Big Data
8 20 (1.68%) HBase
9 18 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.42%) Redis
11 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.09%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.92%) MongoDB
14 11 (0.92%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 615 (51.55%) Selenium
2 382 (32.02%) Cucumber
3 242 (20.28%) WebDriver
4 221 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 206 (17.27%) Git (software)
6 167 (14.00%) JIRA
7 128 (10.73%) JUnit
8 121 (10.14%) SoapUI
9 117 (9.81%) SpecFlow
10 98 (8.21%) Appium
11 73 (6.12%) JMeter
11 73 (6.12%) Subversion
12 71 (5.95%) TeamCity
13 59 (4.95%) HP UFT
14 55 (4.61%) Maven
15 46 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 44 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (3.44%) NUnit
18 37 (3.10%) TestNG
19 36 (3.02%) FitNesse
General
1 293 (24.56%) Finance
2 93 (7.80%) Banking
3 73 (6.12%) Games
4 51 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.86%) Retail
6 43 (3.60%) Publishing
7 26 (2.18%) Marketing
8 21 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.51%) Advertising
9 18 (1.51%) Front Office
10 13 (1.09%) Back Office
10 13 (1.09%) Online Betting
11 12 (1.01%) Law
12 9 (0.75%) Automotive
12 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.50%) Polish Language
14 4 (0.34%) German Language
14 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
15 3 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 399 (33.45%) Developer
2 179 (15.00%) Tester
3 173 (14.50%) QA Engineer
4 169 (14.17%) Test Engineer
5 159 (13.33%) Developer in Test
6 145 (12.15%) Analyst
7 130 (10.90%) Automation Tester
8 124 (10.39%) Senior Developer
9 102 (8.55%) Test Analyst
10 101 (8.47%) Java Developer
11 94 (7.88%) Test Leader
12 91 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
13 79 (6.62%) QA Tester
14 70 (5.87%) Selenium Tester
15 68 (5.70%) QA Test Engineer
15 68 (5.70%) Test Automation Developer
16 64 (5.36%) Automation Test Lead
16 64 (5.36%) QA Automation Engineer
17 61 (5.11%) QA Analyst
17 61 (5.11%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (14.08%) .NET
2 161 (13.50%) Web Services
3 159 (13.33%) HTML
4 129 (10.81%) REST
5 126 (10.56%) CSS
6 101 (8.47%) AngularJS
7 89 (7.46%) XML
8 85 (7.12%) SOAP
9 76 (6.37%) Gherkin
10 67 (5.62%) HTML5
11 62 (5.20%) Node.js
12 57 (4.78%) RESTful
13 53 (4.44%) CSS3
14 44 (3.69%) React
15 40 (3.35%) Ajax
16 36 (3.02%) ASP.NET
16 36 (3.02%) Spring
17 31 (2.60%) .NET Framework
17 31 (2.60%) jQuery
18 28 (2.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 95 (7.96%) Mobile App
4 81 (6.79%) User Experience
5 36 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.26%) Equities
7 27 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.18%) Derivative
9 24 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 24 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.01%) Fintech
10 23 (1.93%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.51%) Animation
11 18 (1.51%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.51%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.26%) Online Games
13 13 (1.09%) Statistics
14 12 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (0.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 125 (10.48%) Linux
2 108 (9.05%) Apple iOS
3 100 (8.38%) Unix
4 78 (6.54%) Android
5 37 (3.10%) Windows
6 16 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.25%) Solaris
9 2 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (71.33%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (35.46%) BDD
3 406 (34.03%) TDD
4 332 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
5 306 (25.65%) Scrum
6 185 (15.51%) OO
7 175 (14.67%) Automated Testing
8 167 (14.00%) Software Testing
9 165 (13.83%) Automation Testing
10 156 (13.08%) Software Engineering
11 155 (12.99%) Test Scripting
12 133 (11.15%) Functional Testing
13 131 (10.98%) E-Commerce
14 128 (10.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 119 (9.97%) Test Strategy
15 119 (9.97%) User Acceptance Testing
16 118 (9.89%) Regression Testing
17 115 (9.64%) SDLC
18 110 (9.22%) QA Automation
18 110 (9.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 546 (45.77%) Java
2 337 (28.25%) C#
3 264 (22.13%) JavaScript
4 260 (21.79%) SQL
5 213 (17.85%) Python
6 178 (14.92%) Ruby
7 53 (4.44%) Scala
8 43 (3.60%) C++
9 41 (3.44%) Objective-C
9 41 (3.44%) PHP
10 40 (3.35%) Perl
11 34 (2.85%) Apple Swift
12 29 (2.43%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.35%) Shell Script
14 25 (2.10%) Groovy
15 20 (1.68%) ActionScript
15 20 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.51%) C
17 15 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (11.32%) Degree
2 113 (9.47%) ISTQB
3 96 (8.05%) ISEB
4 28 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.34%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) PhD
9 3 (0.25%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) PMP
11 1 (0.084%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (52.64%) QA
2 117 (9.81%) SDET
3 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.084%) Basel III
5 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 47 (3.94%) Docker
2 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.34%) HDFS
3 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.084%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.084%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.084%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.26%) Puppet
3 26 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.84%) Ansible
5 9 (0.75%) Nagios
6 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.34%) Oozie
8 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.084%) Kibana
9 1 (0.084%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (7.63%) Oracle
2 70 (5.87%) HP
3 69 (5.78%) Microsoft
4 45 (3.77%) Google
5 25 (2.10%) Siebel
5 25 (2.10%) Sun
6 24 (2.01%) LexisNexis
7 20 (1.68%) Adobe
7 20 (1.68%) Nokia
8 15 (1.26%) SAP
9 14 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.01%) Cisco
10 12 (1.01%) Huawei
10 12 (1.01%) Juniper
10 12 (1.01%) Splunk
11 11 (0.92%) Apple
11 11 (0.92%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.84%) hybris
13 9 (0.75%) Facebook
14 8 (0.67%) Twitter
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £44,000 per annum Upto 44K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum competitive bonus and bens!
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Anna-Christina Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago