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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 6.90% 11.54% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 12.24% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 11
Median salary £52,500 £41,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £39,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £75,000 £65,000
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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 113 196 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 97.41% 94.23% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 173 159
Median salary £50,000 £44,930 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.28% -10.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) QA
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Selenium
6 7 (41.18%) Web Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
6 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
7 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) GitHub
8 3 (17.65%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Kanban
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB

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 2 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
1 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) QA Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architect
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Web Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) System Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Qualys
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago