Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 23 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 6.73% 8.12% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 9.03% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 29
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% - -30.43%
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,325 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £54,250 £77,500
South London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +23.46% -20.98%

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 448 310 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 88.71% 89.86% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 403 246 489
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £61,250
South London median annual salary £48,450 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.10% +11.11% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -7 11 £57,500 +15.00% 2
New Malden - 3 - - 1
Test Automation
South London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 30 (88.24%) QA
3 29 (85.29%) C#
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 17 (50.00%) SQL
6 16 (47.06%) HTML
6 16 (47.06%) Java
6 16 (47.06%) CSS
6 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
7 15 (44.12%) SoapUI
7 15 (44.12%) Web Services
8 14 (41.18%) WebDriver
8 14 (41.18%) Integration Testing
9 13 (38.24%) JIRA
9 13 (38.24%) XML
9 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
9 13 (38.24%) Data Analysis
9 13 (38.24%) Ajax
10 12 (35.29%) JMeter
11 11 (32.35%) Validation
11 11 (32.35%) WebInspect
11 11 (32.35%) SOA
11 11 (32.35%) HTTP
11 11 (32.35%) Fiddler
11 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
11 11 (32.35%) OWASP
11 11 (32.35%) RedGate
11 11 (32.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 9 (26.47%) .NET

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) SoapUI
3 14 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 13 (38.24%) JIRA
5 12 (35.29%) JMeter
6 11 (32.35%) Fiddler
7 9 (26.47%) SpecFlow
8 6 (17.65%) NUnit
9 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.88%) Grunt
9 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.94%) TestNG
10 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Law
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Tester
2 11 (32.35%) Automation Tester
3 10 (29.41%) Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Developer in Test
4 7 (20.59%) Test Automation Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (8.82%) QA Leader
7 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.88%) QA Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Graduate Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) CSS
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 13 (38.24%) Ajax
3 13 (38.24%) XML
4 9 (26.47%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) LAMP
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) React
6 2 (5.88%) Sass
6 2 (5.88%) XHTML
7 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Scrum
3 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 14 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Data Analysis
6 11 (32.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
6 11 (32.35%) OWASP
6 11 (32.35%) SOA
6 11 (32.35%) Validation
7 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Case Management
9 6 (17.65%) BDD
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.76%) B2B
11 4 (11.76%) Kanban
12 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Groovy
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (88.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) RedGate
2 3 (8.82%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft