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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 199 211 249
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 683 711 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.45% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.71% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 592 595 429
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
38094 41546 36997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.81% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31996 34545 30786
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +2 183 £60,000 +14.28% 22
Canary Wharf +14 8 £62,500 +13.63%
Croydon -4 4 - -
Feltham - 4 £34,250 -
Wimbledon - 4 £37,500 -
Chessington +3 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Surbiton +5 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Twickenham -19 1 £52,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £72,500 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £57,500 -
Paddington - 1 £62,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 953 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (52.38%) Selenium
3 658 (49.74%) QA
4 596 (45.05%) Java
5 551 (41.65%) BDD
6 454 (34.32%) TDD
7 452 (34.16%) Cucumber
8 416 (31.44%) WebDriver
9 396 (29.93%) Continuous Integration
9 396 (29.93%) SQL
10 378 (28.57%) C#
11 364 (27.51%) Finance
12 362 (27.36%) Scrum
13 244 (18.44%) JavaScript
14 235 (17.76%) .NET
15 226 (17.08%) E-Commerce
16 223 (16.86%) HTML
17 221 (16.70%) Jenkins
18 219 (16.55%) Ruby
19 207 (15.65%) JUnit
20 196 (14.81%) Linux
21 195 (14.74%) Degree
22 192 (14.51%) Git (software)
23 189 (14.29%) JIRA
24 187 (14.13%) OO
25 183 (13.83%) Test Scripting
26 182 (13.76%) Web Services
27 179 (13.53%) Python
28 175 (13.23%) Open Source
29 168 (12.70%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.12%) Node.js
2 24 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.66%) CMS
4 21 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.51%) Confluence
6 19 (1.44%) IIS
7 14 (1.06%) JBoss
7 14 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.60%) nginx
10 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.53%) Apache
11 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.30%) Drupal
12 4 (0.30%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.30%) WordPress
13 3 (0.23%) Mule
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPEL
13 3 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 43 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.076%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.76%) SaaS
3 9 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 8 (0.60%) GitHub
5 5 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.30%) Heroku
6 4 (0.30%) Engine Yard
7 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.23%) IaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.23%) Route 53
7 3 (0.23%) Veeva
8 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.29%) HTTP
2 56 (4.23%) Internet
3 28 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.59%) DNS
5 9 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 7 (0.53%) VPN
7 6 (0.45%) LDAP
8 5 (0.38%) Extranet
8 5 (0.38%) Firewall
8 5 (0.38%) Intranet
9 4 (0.30%) Multicast
9 4 (0.30%) RTP
10 3 (0.23%) SAN
10 3 (0.23%) Wireless
10 3 (0.23%) MPLS
10 3 (0.23%) GSM
10 3 (0.23%) PSTN
10 3 (0.23%) VoIP
11 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.15%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.42%) MySQL
3 51 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 27 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 25 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (1.66%) Hadoop
7 22 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.28%) Neo4j
8 17 (1.28%) Big Data
8 17 (1.28%) Hazelcast
9 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.76%) Redis
12 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 693 (52.38%) Selenium
2 452 (34.16%) Cucumber
3 416 (31.44%) WebDriver
4 221 (16.70%) Jenkins
5 207 (15.65%) JUnit
6 192 (14.51%) Git (software)
7 189 (14.29%) JIRA
8 107 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 97 (7.33%) SpecFlow
10 92 (6.95%) TestNG
11 90 (6.80%) TeamCity
12 89 (6.73%) HP UFT
13 83 (6.27%) Maven
14 82 (6.20%) FitNesse
15 81 (6.12%) Subversion
15 81 (6.12%) NUnit
15 81 (6.12%) SoapUI
16 75 (5.67%) JMeter
17 74 (5.59%) Calabash
18 73 (5.52%) Appium
General
1 364 (27.51%) Finance
2 149 (11.26%) Banking
3 101 (7.63%) Retail
4 98 (7.41%) Games
5 59 (4.46%) Back Office
6 54 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 53 (4.01%) Investment Banking
8 47 (3.55%) Marketing
9 23 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.36%) Front Office
10 18 (1.36%) Advertising
11 17 (1.28%) Law
11 17 (1.28%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.76%) Legal
13 10 (0.76%) Publishing
14 9 (0.68%) Billing
15 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 384 (29.02%) Developer
2 246 (18.59%) Analyst
3 220 (16.63%) Tester
4 198 (14.97%) Test Analyst
5 169 (12.77%) Test Engineer
6 133 (10.05%) QA Engineer
7 117 (8.84%) Automation Engineer
8 113 (8.54%) Automation Tester
9 92 (6.95%) Java Developer
10 90 (6.80%) Test Automation Engineer
11 65 (4.91%) QA Analyst
12 56 (4.23%) AWS Developer
13 54 (4.08%) Software Engineer
14 53 (4.01%) Automation Analyst
15 52 (3.93%) QA Leader
16 47 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
17 45 (3.40%) Test Manager
17 45 (3.40%) Automation Test Analyst
18 38 (2.87%) Test Leader
18 38 (2.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (17.76%) .NET
2 223 (16.86%) HTML
3 182 (13.76%) Web Services
4 160 (12.09%) XML
5 149 (11.26%) CSS
6 116 (8.77%) REST
7 91 (6.88%) RESTful
8 90 (6.80%) Gherkin
9 88 (6.65%) jQuery
10 85 (6.42%) ASP.NET
11 81 (6.12%) SOAP
12 65 (4.91%) Spring
13 62 (4.69%) JSON
14 60 (4.54%) HTML5
15 58 (4.38%) WCF
16 57 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 55 (4.16%) .NET Framework
17 55 (4.16%) AngularJS
18 39 (2.95%) Entity Framework
19 36 (2.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.67%) Mobile App
2 110 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 45 (3.40%) Equities
5 45 (3.40%) Blog
6 43 (3.25%) User Experience
7 37 (2.80%) Derivative
8 33 (2.49%) Fixed Income
9 28 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.36%) Smartphone
13 17 (1.28%) Online Games
13 17 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 16 (1.21%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.98%) iPhone
16 13 (0.98%) N-Tier
17 11 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 196 (14.81%) Linux
2 157 (11.87%) Apple iOS
3 146 (11.04%) Windows
4 118 (8.92%) Android
5 104 (7.86%) UNIX
6 18 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (1.06%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.45%) VMS
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.076%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 953 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (41.65%) BDD
3 454 (34.32%) TDD
4 396 (29.93%) Continuous Integration
5 362 (27.36%) Scrum
6 226 (17.08%) E-Commerce
7 187 (14.13%) OO
8 183 (13.83%) Test Scripting
9 175 (13.23%) Open Source
10 168 (12.70%) Automated Testing
11 152 (11.49%) Software Engineering
12 144 (10.88%) Test Strategy
13 143 (10.81%) Automation Testing
14 134 (10.13%) Software Testing
15 132 (9.98%) Manual Testing
16 128 (9.67%) SDLC
17 125 (9.45%) Regression Testing
18 118 (8.92%) Performance Testing
19 114 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
20 101 (7.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 596 (45.05%) Java
2 396 (29.93%) SQL
3 378 (28.57%) C#
4 244 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 219 (16.55%) Ruby
6 179 (13.53%) Python
7 83 (6.27%) PHP
8 67 (5.06%) C++
9 66 (4.99%) Groovy
10 44 (3.33%) C
11 40 (3.02%) Scala
12 39 (2.95%) Perl
13 32 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 31 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.44%) ActionScript
17 18 (1.36%) PowerShell
18 17 (1.28%) Lua
19 16 (1.21%) VBScript
20 13 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 195 (14.74%) Degree
2 136 (10.28%) ISTQB
3 119 (8.99%) ISEB
4 52 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.23%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.15%) MBA
10 1 (0.076%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.076%) PMP
10 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.076%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 658 (49.74%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) EMIR
2 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.60%) VMware ESX
2 8 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.30%) HDFS
5 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.15%) Docker
7 1 (0.076%) NDS
Systems Management
1 57 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.44%) Puppet
3 12 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.83%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.76%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.60%) WMI
6 8 (0.60%) Ansible
7 7 (0.53%) Oozie
8 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.076%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.076%) logstash
9 1 (0.076%) Kibana
9 1 (0.076%) Graylog
Vendors
1 111 (8.39%) Oracle
2 94 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 54 (4.08%) HP
4 43 (3.25%) Google
5 25 (1.89%) IBM
6 17 (1.28%) Terracotta
7 16 (1.21%) WorldPay
8 14 (1.06%) VMware
9 13 (0.98%) Perforce
9 13 (0.98%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.76%) SAP
11 9 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.53%) Green Hat
13 6 (0.45%) Capita
13 6 (0.45%) BT
14 5 (0.38%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.38%) Citrix
15 4 (0.30%) Cognizant
15 4 (0.30%) Telerik
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Life, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12% Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health & Life Cover,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Unspecified On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ULO Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 per annum plus excelle
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 to 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable (strong benefits)
Posted: 3 days ago