Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 42 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 5.50% 6.08% 9.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 6.43% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 45
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £62,500 £36,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.07% -18.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £27,500 £32,800
90th Percentile £85,000 £55,500 £77,500
South London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -10.00%

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 413 373 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 94.72% 94.43% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 365 311 421
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,850 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,250 £73,750
South London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 August 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 21 August 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 -1 6 £57,500 +15.00% 2
New Malden +7 5 - -
Test Automation
South London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (91.67%) QA
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Selenium
4 16 (66.67%) C#
5 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (45.83%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) CSS
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 10 (41.67%) Java
8 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
9 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 6 (25.00%) .NET
10 6 (25.00%) Law
10 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
11 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
11 5 (20.83%) Kanban
11 5 (20.83%) XML
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (20.83%) HTTP
12 4 (16.67%) Web Services
12 4 (16.67%) Python
12 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Google
12 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
12 4 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
13 3 (12.50%) RedGate

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 1 (4.17%) Ethereum
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) JMeter
4 3 (12.50%) NUnit
4 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Appium
5 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (16.67%) QA Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) QA Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.17%) Head of QA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) React Native
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
6 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 3 (12.50%) OWASP
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 3 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (8.33%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (91.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) RedGate