The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
London / City of London
Rank 132 155 158
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 89 117 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 1.65% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.83% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 81 102 157
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £75,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 4584 6380 8928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.34% 90.23% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4184 5679 7513
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 £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in the City of London

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in the City of London

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in the City of London

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 123 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (53.59%) Selenium
3 92 (50.83%) QA
4 87 (48.07%) SQL
5 72 (39.78%) Java
6 56 (30.94%) Finance
7 44 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (23.76%) BDD
9 42 (23.20%) Automated Testing
10 41 (22.65%) TDD
10 41 (22.65%) XML
10 41 (22.65%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (20.44%) JavaScript
12 34 (18.78%) Jenkins
13 33 (18.23%) Cucumber
13 33 (18.23%) Regression Testing
14 31 (17.13%) Test Strategy
14 31 (17.13%) DevOps
15 30 (16.57%) WebDriver
15 30 (16.57%) Scrum
15 30 (16.57%) Software Testing
16 29 (16.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (16.02%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (15.47%) C#
17 28 (15.47%) SOAP
17 28 (15.47%) ISTQB
18 27 (14.92%) .NET
19 26 (14.36%) Web Services
19 26 (14.36%) REST
20 25 (13.81%) Relational Database

Test Automation
Top Related 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 7 (3.87%) Apache Spark
1 7 (3.87%) Confluence
2 4 (2.21%) Jetty
3 3 (1.66%) IIS
3 3 (1.66%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.10%) Apache
4 2 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
4 2 (1.10%) nginx
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Documentum
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (9.94%) MS Office
1 18 (9.94%) MS Project
1 18 (9.94%) MS Visio
2 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.18%) GitHub
1 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.08%) SaaS
4 8 (4.42%) TestFlight
5 3 (1.66%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.66%) Datadog
5 3 (1.66%) Heroku
5 3 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.66%) Trello
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Force.com
7 1 (0.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.18%) FTP
2 12 (6.63%) SSL
3 6 (3.31%) HTTP
4 4 (2.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.10%) Firewall
5 2 (1.10%) Network Security
5 2 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) Relational Database
2 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.97%) Big Data
7 8 (4.42%) MySQL
7 8 (4.42%) QlikView
7 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.87%) Apache Hive
8 7 (3.87%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.87%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.76%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.76%) SQLite
10 4 (2.21%) DB2
11 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 97 (53.59%) Selenium
2 34 (18.78%) Jenkins
3 33 (18.23%) Cucumber
4 30 (16.57%) WebDriver
5 22 (12.15%) Git (software)
6 21 (11.60%) JIRA
7 20 (11.05%) Maven
8 18 (9.94%) Protractor
8 18 (9.94%) Subversion
9 15 (8.29%) JUnit
10 13 (7.18%) Ant
10 13 (7.18%) Jasmine
11 12 (6.63%) FitNesse
11 12 (6.63%) TestNG
12 9 (4.97%) JMeter
13 7 (3.87%) SoapUI
14 6 (3.31%) Gatling
14 6 (3.31%) GoCD
14 6 (3.31%) SpecFlow
15 5 (2.76%) The Grinder
General
1 56 (30.94%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Retail
4 6 (3.31%) Publishing
5 4 (2.21%) Back Office
5 4 (2.21%) Front Office
5 4 (2.21%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (24.31%) Developer
2 29 (16.02%) QA Engineer
3 27 (14.92%) Tester
4 18 (9.94%) Test Leader
5 17 (9.39%) Analyst
5 17 (9.39%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.84%) Test Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Automation Tester
8 14 (7.73%) Test Manager
9 12 (6.63%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.08%) Java Developer
10 11 (6.08%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.52%) Software QA Engineer
12 9 (4.97%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Lead Tester
12 9 (4.97%) Siebel Tester
13 8 (4.42%) iOS Developer
13 8 (4.42%) QA Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.42%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.65%) XML
2 28 (15.47%) SOAP
3 27 (14.92%) .NET
4 26 (14.36%) REST
4 26 (14.36%) Web Services
5 22 (12.15%) HTML
6 17 (9.39%) JMS
6 17 (9.39%) Node.js
7 12 (6.63%) CSS
8 10 (5.52%) Ajax
8 10 (5.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.97%) Guice
9 9 (4.97%) HTML5
9 9 (4.97%) JSON
10 8 (4.42%) Cocoa
10 8 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (3.87%) Drools
11 7 (3.87%) Grails
11 7 (3.87%) Kafka
11 7 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.65%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.39%) Mobile App
3 16 (8.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.42%) Derivative
5 7 (3.87%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.31%) Fintech
6 6 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.21%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.21%) Equities
8 4 (2.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.66%) Animation
9 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.10%) Clustering
10 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.10%) Xbox
11 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.84%) Apple iOS
2 14 (7.73%) Linux
3 7 (3.87%) Unix
4 5 (2.76%) Android
5 3 (1.66%) Debian
5 3 (1.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (23.76%) BDD
4 42 (23.20%) Automated Testing
5 41 (22.65%) TDD
6 33 (18.23%) Regression Testing
7 31 (17.13%) DevOps
7 31 (17.13%) Test Strategy
8 30 (16.57%) Scrum
8 30 (16.57%) Software Testing
9 29 (16.02%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (16.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (13.26%) Integration Testing
11 23 (12.71%) Defect Management
12 21 (11.60%) Test Management
13 19 (10.50%) OO
13 19 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (9.94%) CRM
14 18 (9.94%) SOA
15 16 (8.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.07%) SQL
2 72 (39.78%) Java
3 37 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.47%) C#
5 19 (10.50%) Python
6 11 (6.08%) Ruby
7 10 (5.52%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.42%) Apple Swift
8 8 (4.42%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.87%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.21%) C++
10 4 (2.21%) VBScript
11 2 (1.10%) Perl
12 1 (0.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) PHP
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) ISTQB
2 25 (13.81%) ISEB
3 12 (6.63%) Degree
4 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (50.83%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.66%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (13.81%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (7.73%) Puppet
3 10 (5.52%) Ansible
4 6 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.10%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) HP
2 22 (12.15%) Oracle
3 18 (9.94%) Siebel
3 18 (9.94%) Sun
4 14 (7.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.87%) Apigee
5 7 (3.87%) Solace
6 5 (2.76%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.21%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.21%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.21%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.66%) New Relic
8 3 (1.66%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.10%) Adobe
9 2 (1.10%) Typemock
10 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.55%) EMC
10 1 (0.55%) Google
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) SAP
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Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Energon Global
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago
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I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
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Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
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