The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 157 203
Rank change year-on-year +3 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 88 110 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.65% 1.56% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.71% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 74 96 110
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £35,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £73,750 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4809 6420 9352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.11% 90.93% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4354 5758 7873
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in the City of London

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in the City of London.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in the City of London

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 City of London region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 113 (65.70%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (47.67%) QA
3 64 (37.21%) SQL
4 60 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (33.72%) Selenium
6 57 (33.14%) Java
7 53 (30.81%) Finance
8 44 (25.58%) TDD
9 37 (21.51%) Linux
10 33 (19.19%) Python
10 33 (19.19%) Test Automation
11 30 (17.44%) ISEB
11 30 (17.44%) WebDriver
12 29 (16.86%) User Stories
12 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
13 28 (16.28%) Windows
13 28 (16.28%) Degree
13 28 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (16.28%) BDD
14 27 (15.70%) Scrum
15 25 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (13.95%) JIRA
16 24 (13.95%) Manual Testing
16 24 (13.95%) C#
16 24 (13.95%) Cucumber
17 23 (13.37%) JavaScript
17 23 (13.37%) Oracle
17 23 (13.37%) Regression Testing
18 22 (12.79%) HTML
18 22 (12.79%) Ruby

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (2.33%) Jetty
1 4 (2.33%) nginx
2 2 (1.16%) Apache
2 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.16%) Drupal
2 2 (1.16%) SAS
2 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.16%) SPSS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.16%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.56%) SaaS
3 7 (4.07%) BrowserStack
4 6 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.33%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.74%) TestFlight
7 2 (1.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.33%) Internet
3 3 (1.74%) FTP
4 2 (1.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.58%) Intranet
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.72%) NoSQL
2 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (4.65%) CouchDB
4 7 (4.07%) MySQL
5 5 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.74%) Big Data
6 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (33.72%) Selenium
2 30 (17.44%) WebDriver
3 24 (13.95%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.95%) JIRA
4 22 (12.79%) Jenkins
5 18 (10.47%) SilkPerformer
5 18 (10.47%) SilkTest
6 14 (8.14%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.81%) Gatling
7 10 (5.81%) Maven
7 10 (5.81%) SoapUI
8 9 (5.23%) Subversion
9 8 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (4.07%) Protractor
11 6 (3.49%) Ant
12 5 (2.91%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.33%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.33%) Mockito
13 4 (2.33%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.74%) Gradle
General
1 53 (30.81%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 9 (5.23%) Retail
4 6 (3.49%) Publishing
5 5 (2.91%) Law
6 4 (2.33%) Front Office
6 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Games
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (25.58%) Analyst
2 40 (23.26%) Developer
3 26 (15.12%) Tester
4 25 (14.53%) Test Analyst
5 24 (13.95%) Automation Tester
6 17 (9.88%) QA Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) QA Analyst
7 16 (9.30%) Test Engineer
8 15 (8.72%) Financial Analyst
9 14 (8.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (8.14%) Java Developer
9 14 (8.14%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (7.56%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.98%) Business Analyst
12 11 (6.40%) QA Test Analyst
13 8 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
14 7 (4.07%) Manual Test Analyst
14 7 (4.07%) Quality Analyst
14 7 (4.07%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 7 (4.07%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.79%) HTML
2 18 (10.47%) RESTful
3 16 (9.30%) Web Services
4 14 (8.14%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.81%) .NET
5 10 (5.81%) CSS
6 9 (5.23%) Node.js
6 9 (5.23%) REST
6 9 (5.23%) SOAP
7 8 (4.65%) Serverless Framework
8 7 (4.07%) Guice
9 6 (3.49%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.49%) jQuery
10 5 (2.91%) Ajax
10 5 (2.91%) HTML5
10 5 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.33%) Django
11 4 (2.33%) Spring
11 4 (2.33%) WPF
11 4 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.07%) Fixed Income
3 7 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.49%) User Experience
5 5 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.74%) Equities
8 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Fintech
9 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.51%) Linux
2 28 (16.28%) Windows
3 15 (8.72%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.49%) Android
5 6 (3.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (65.70%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (25.58%) TDD
4 33 (19.19%) Test Automation
5 29 (16.86%) User Stories
6 28 (16.28%) BDD
7 27 (15.70%) Scrum
8 25 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (13.95%) Manual Testing
10 23 (13.37%) Regression Testing
11 21 (12.21%) Microservices
12 20 (11.63%) Test Strategy
12 20 (11.63%) Workflow
13 19 (11.05%) Waterfall
14 18 (10.47%) SDLC
15 17 (9.88%) Automation Testing
16 16 (9.30%) Test Scripting
17 14 (8.14%) ATDD
17 14 (8.14%) Electronic Trading
17 14 (8.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.21%) SQL
2 57 (33.14%) Java
3 33 (19.19%) Python
4 24 (13.95%) C#
5 23 (13.37%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.79%) Ruby
7 9 (5.23%) C
7 9 (5.23%) Go
8 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.33%) PHP
9 4 (2.33%) R
9 4 (2.33%) Scala
10 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) C++
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.44%) ISEB
2 28 (16.28%) Degree
3 10 (5.81%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) OCMJD
5 4 (2.33%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.16%) CISM
6 2 (1.16%) CISSP
6 2 (1.16%) GIAC
6 2 (1.16%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (47.67%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) AIFMD
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) SDET
2 2 (1.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (13.37%) Oracle
2 18 (10.47%) Borland
3 17 (9.88%) Atlassian
4 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.07%) BEA
6 6 (3.49%) Google
7 4 (2.33%) Sun
8 3 (1.74%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.74%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.16%) Charles River
9 2 (1.16%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.16%) Typemock
9 2 (1.16%) Zend
10 1 (0.58%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.58%) Solace
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus good benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-35K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £000 - £100000 per day + market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63375 - £84500 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago