Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 16 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 44 66 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 9.11% 12.79% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.89% 14.10% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 53
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £36,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £77,500 £63,750
South London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +2.63%

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 445 468 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 92.13% 90.70% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 398 431 429
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £28,801
90th Percentile £66,250 £73,750 £66,250
South London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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
Surbiton -13 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
New Malden - 3 £55,000 -
Test Automation
South London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Selenium
2 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (43.18%) Manual Testing
3 17 (38.64%) QA
4 16 (36.36%) .NET
5 14 (31.82%) Windows
6 13 (29.55%) MVC
6 13 (29.55%) SaaS
7 12 (27.27%) PHP
8 10 (22.73%) Scrum
8 10 (22.73%) MySQL
8 10 (22.73%) C#
8 10 (22.73%) HTML
8 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.73%) CSS
9 9 (20.45%) JIRA
9 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.45%) Microservices
10 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
10 8 (18.18%) Web Application Development
10 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 8 (18.18%) Web Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Time Management
10 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (18.18%) SoapUI
10 8 (18.18%) REST
10 8 (18.18%) Degree

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 6 (13.64%) Apache
1 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) SaaS
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Selenium
2 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.36%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (6.82%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Test Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Systems Test Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Angular Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
5 7 (15.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Web Tester
8 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) CSS
2 10 (22.73%) HTML
3 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 8 (18.18%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) LAMP
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (9.09%) NHibernate
6 3 (6.82%) HTML5
6 3 (6.82%) RESTful
6 3 (6.82%) Symfony
7 2 (4.55%) Web Services
8 1 (2.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Manual Testing
3 13 (29.55%) MVC
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.45%) Microservices
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 8 (18.18%) Time Management
6 8 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 8 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
8 5 (11.36%) Computer Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.36%) Product Management
8 5 (11.36%) Test Planning
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PHP
2 10 (22.73%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Qualys