Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 50 44
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 650 688 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.35% 5.13% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 5.66% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 567 635 903
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 9201 12159 18702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.92% 90.72% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8270 10999 15890
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in the City of London

Test Automation
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +5 3 £73,750 +73.53%
Moorgate +2 3 £40,000 -
Test Automation
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 420 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (43.08%) QA
3 234 (36.00%) Selenium
4 229 (35.23%) SQL
5 217 (33.38%) Java
6 211 (32.46%) TDD
7 195 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 183 (28.15%) Finance
9 181 (27.85%) JavaScript
10 171 (26.31%) C#
11 141 (21.69%) BDD
12 139 (21.38%) SQL Server
13 138 (21.23%) Scrum
14 129 (19.85%) .NET
15 128 (19.69%) WebDriver
16 118 (18.15%) Test Strategy
17 111 (17.08%) DevOps
17 111 (17.08%) Degree
18 108 (16.62%) CSS
19 102 (15.69%) Test Scripting
19 102 (15.69%) Jenkins
20 96 (14.77%) HTML
21 91 (14.00%) Linux
22 89 (13.69%) Python
23 87 (13.38%) Web Services
23 87 (13.38%) Microsoft
23 87 (13.38%) JIRA
24 78 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
25 77 (11.85%) Mobile App
26 74 (11.38%) Git (software)

Test Automation
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 37 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (2.92%) Confluence
4 15 (2.31%) JBoss
5 14 (2.15%) IIS
6 13 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.69%) Anypoint
8 9 (1.38%) Apache
9 7 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.92%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.77%) Mule
12 4 (0.62%) CMS
13 3 (0.46%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.31%) Drupal
14 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.15%) nginx
15 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 44 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) HFM
2 4 (0.62%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.15%) Capstone
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (3.23%) GitHub
5 15 (2.31%) BrowserStack
6 13 (2.00%) TestFlight
7 11 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.38%) SaaS
9 6 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.62%) Datadog
11 2 (0.31%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.15%) Akamai
12 1 (0.15%) G Suite
12 1 (0.15%) Office 365
12 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.15%) PaaS
12 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.46%) HTTP
2 12 (1.85%) Internet
3 6 (0.92%) FTP
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.31%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.54%) MySQL
3 40 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 38 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (5.69%) NoSQL
7 29 (4.46%) Big Data
7 29 (4.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 28 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 25 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.77%) CouchDB
13 17 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (2.31%) Oracle Database
14 15 (2.31%) Power BI
15 13 (2.00%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 234 (36.00%) Selenium
2 128 (19.69%) WebDriver
3 102 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 87 (13.38%) JIRA
5 74 (11.38%) Git (software)
6 68 (10.46%) Cucumber
7 50 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 48 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 47 (7.23%) SpecFlow
10 39 (6.00%) Subversion
11 32 (4.92%) JUnit
12 27 (4.15%) Appium
12 27 (4.15%) TeamCity
13 26 (4.00%) JMeter
14 24 (3.69%) HP UFT
14 24 (3.69%) Protractor
15 21 (3.23%) SilkTest
16 20 (3.08%) Jasmine
16 20 (3.08%) SilkPerformer
17 18 (2.77%) Gatling
General
1 183 (28.15%) Finance
2 53 (8.15%) Banking
3 34 (5.23%) Retail
4 20 (3.08%) Games
5 14 (2.15%) Advertising
6 13 (2.00%) Legal
7 11 (1.69%) Law
8 9 (1.38%) Back Office
8 9 (1.38%) Front Office
9 7 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.92%) Marketing
11 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (25.23%) Developer
2 111 (17.08%) Analyst
3 66 (10.15%) Test Analyst
3 66 (10.15%) Tester
4 59 (9.08%) QA Engineer
5 52 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 51 (7.85%) Automation Tester
7 49 (7.54%) Architect
8 48 (7.38%) QA Analyst
9 47 (7.23%) QA Leader
10 42 (6.46%) Senior Developer
11 37 (5.69%) Test Manager
12 36 (5.54%) Test Leader
13 34 (5.23%) Test Automation Engineer
14 29 (4.46%) Technical Architect
15 28 (4.31%) Financial Analyst
15 28 (4.31%) Lead Developer
16 25 (3.85%) Java Developer
17 24 (3.69%) QA Test Analyst
17 24 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (19.85%) .NET
2 108 (16.62%) CSS
3 96 (14.77%) HTML
4 87 (13.38%) Web Services
5 67 (10.31%) XML
6 55 (8.46%) AngularJS
7 51 (7.85%) ASP.NET
8 49 (7.54%) REST
9 47 (7.23%) Node.js
10 46 (7.08%) jQuery
11 39 (6.00%) SOAP
12 37 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (5.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (5.38%) React
14 32 (4.92%) RESTful
15 30 (4.62%) JSON
16 29 (4.46%) Gherkin
17 26 (4.00%) Spring
18 25 (3.85%) WCF
18 25 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (11.85%) Mobile App
3 69 (10.62%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.77%) Fintech
5 29 (4.46%) N-Tier
6 24 (3.69%) Client/Server
7 22 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.23%) User Experience
9 19 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.69%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.54%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.08%) Equities
14 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.62%) Derivative
15 4 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.46%) Online Games
17 2 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.00%) Linux
2 65 (10.00%) Windows
3 42 (6.46%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.62%) Android
5 28 (4.31%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.15%) Unix
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (32.46%) TDD
3 195 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 141 (21.69%) BDD
5 138 (21.23%) Scrum
6 118 (18.15%) Test Strategy
7 111 (17.08%) DevOps
8 102 (15.69%) Test Scripting
9 72 (11.08%) OO
10 66 (10.15%) Manual Testing
11 63 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 62 (9.54%) Performance Testing
13 58 (8.92%) SDLC
13 58 (8.92%) Software Engineering
14 57 (8.77%) Mentoring
15 50 (7.69%) User Stories
16 49 (7.54%) Kanban
16 49 (7.54%) Unit Testing
17 48 (7.38%) CRM
18 47 (7.23%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 229 (35.23%) SQL
2 217 (33.38%) Java
3 181 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 171 (26.31%) C#
5 89 (13.69%) Python
6 48 (7.38%) Ruby
7 44 (6.77%) T-SQL
8 26 (4.00%) Apple Swift
9 25 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 22 (3.38%) VBA
11 17 (2.62%) C
12 16 (2.46%) PHP
12 16 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.85%) Groovy
14 12 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.69%) Go
15 11 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.54%) C++
16 10 (1.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 111 (17.08%) Degree
2 74 (11.38%) ISEB
3 55 (8.46%) ISTQB
4 46 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.92%) MCSA
7 6 (0.92%) MCSE
7 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.92%) Siebel Certification
8 4 (0.62%) ACCA
8 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (43.08%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.62%) MiFID
4 2 (0.31%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.31%) UCITS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (2.62%) Docker
2 7 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.92%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.31%) Varnish
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.00%) Puppet
2 17 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.85%) Ansible
4 6 (0.92%) SCCM
5 5 (0.77%) HockeyApp
5 5 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.77%) Terraform
6 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.08%) Oracle
3 31 (4.77%) Atlassian
4 20 (3.08%) Borland
5 12 (1.85%) Talend
5 12 (1.85%) VMware
6 11 (1.69%) webMethods
7 10 (1.54%) SAP
8 9 (1.38%) HP
8 9 (1.38%) Tableau
9 8 (1.23%) Apigee
9 8 (1.23%) Google
10 6 (0.92%) Citrix
10 6 (0.92%) OpenText
10 6 (0.92%) Siebel
10 6 (0.92%) Sun
11 5 (0.77%) Solace
11 5 (0.77%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.62%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.62%) Xamarin
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 40% Bonus, 38 Days Holiday, Remote
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: £25 - 35k + excellent bonus & bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: £55 - 75k + excellent bonus & bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum disc. 10% bonus, health, pension, li
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago