Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 15 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 +43 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 56 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 10.59% 13.40% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.72% 15.26% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 17
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £56,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.25% +3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £34,750 £35,000 £32,440
90th Percentile £76,375 £52,500 £76,000
South London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% -15.00%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 478 367 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 90.36% 87.80% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 435 327 484
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £33,050 £29,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
South London median annual salary £48,450 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.56% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Kingston Upon Thames.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Kingston Upon Thames over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Automation
Job Locations in Kingston Upon Thames

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Surbiton -13 10 £55,000 +29.41%
New Malden - 2 £55,000 - 2
Test Automation
South London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) Selenium
3 29 (51.79%) QA
4 28 (50.00%) C#
5 23 (41.07%) Scrum
6 20 (35.71%) HTML
6 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 18 (32.14%) .NET
8 16 (28.57%) JIRA
9 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
9 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
9 15 (26.79%) MVC
10 14 (25.00%) SaaS
10 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 13 (23.21%) Web Services
11 13 (23.21%) PHP
11 13 (23.21%) Windows
12 12 (21.43%) Java
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
13 11 (19.64%) MySQL
13 11 (19.64%) WebDriver
13 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
13 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (19.64%) Degree
13 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
14 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
14 10 (17.86%) Ajax
14 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
14 10 (17.86%) Law

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 8 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) IIS
3 5 (8.93%) Drupal
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) SaaS
2 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Cloudflare
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (57.14%) Selenium
2 16 (28.57%) JIRA
3 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
4 11 (19.64%) WebDriver
5 9 (16.07%) JMeter
6 8 (14.29%) Fiddler
7 5 (8.93%) NUnit
8 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.57%) Grunt
9 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 10 (17.86%) Law
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Tester
3 11 (19.64%) Automation Tester
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 7 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) CSS
1 20 (35.71%) HTML
2 18 (32.14%) .NET
3 13 (23.21%) Web Services
4 10 (17.86%) Ajax
4 10 (17.86%) XML
5 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 8 (14.29%) LAMP
6 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.71%) REST
7 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.93%) HTML5
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (7.14%) NHibernate
8 4 (7.14%) RESTful
9 3 (5.36%) Sass
9 3 (5.36%) SOAP
10 2 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Fintech
2 2 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Scrum
3 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.07%) SOA
7 8 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 8 (14.29%) OWASP
7 8 (14.29%) Time Management
7 8 (14.29%) Validation
7 8 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 7 (12.50%) Case Management
8 7 (12.50%) Microservices
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) C#
2 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) PHP
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (51.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) RedGate
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Capita