The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 336 440
Rank change year-on-year +34 +104  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 322 367 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.87% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.97% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 278 335 213
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,283 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -10.25%  

Automation Testing 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30441 37820 37607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.25% 89.69% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25539 32306 31364
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in London

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing in London.

Salary trend for Automation Testing in London

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in London

Automation Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 36 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Hammersmith -9 4 £47,500 +2.70%
Westminster - 4 £42,283 -
Ealing +17 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Chiswick - 2 £58,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames +11 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Chessington - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 London region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 420 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (65.48%) Selenium
3 350 (59.52%) QA
4 288 (48.98%) Java
5 233 (39.63%) BDD
6 232 (39.46%) Cucumber
7 202 (34.35%) Test Automation
8 189 (32.14%) TDD
9 177 (30.10%) Finance
10 169 (28.74%) C#
10 169 (28.74%) WebDriver
11 137 (23.30%) Scrum
12 128 (21.77%) SQL
13 103 (17.52%) Test Scripting
14 101 (17.18%) Manual Testing
15 96 (16.33%) QA Automation
16 94 (15.99%) E-Commerce
17 91 (15.48%) Appium
18 89 (15.14%) Ruby
19 87 (14.80%) Software Testing
19 87 (14.80%) Python
20 86 (14.63%) .NET
21 83 (14.12%) SpecFlow
22 81 (13.78%) Software Engineering
23 79 (13.44%) JavaScript
24 76 (12.93%) Gherkin
25 75 (12.76%) Git (software)
26 73 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
26 73 (12.41%) SDLC
26 73 (12.41%) ISEB

Automation Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (2.21%) IIS
2 11 (1.87%) Confluence
3 7 (1.19%) Apache
3 7 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.55%) GitHub
2 12 (2.04%) G Suite
2 12 (2.04%) Office 365
2 12 (2.04%) Slack
3 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.91%) HTTP
2 6 (1.02%) SSL
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.78%) MySQL
2 29 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.59%) SQL Server
4 26 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.89%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.38%) Big Data
8 13 (2.21%) Redis
9 11 (1.87%) Hazelcast
9 11 (1.87%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.02%) DB2
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 385 (65.48%) Selenium
2 232 (39.46%) Cucumber
3 169 (28.74%) WebDriver
4 91 (15.48%) Appium
5 83 (14.12%) SpecFlow
6 75 (12.76%) Git (software)
7 67 (11.39%) Jenkins
8 64 (10.88%) JIRA
9 59 (10.03%) SoapUI
10 54 (9.18%) JUnit
11 48 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (7.31%) HP UFT
13 38 (6.46%) Calabash
14 35 (5.95%) Maven
15 31 (5.27%) TeamCity
16 27 (4.59%) TestNG
17 26 (4.42%) JMeter
18 23 (3.91%) FitNesse
19 21 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 21 (3.57%) Grunt
General
1 177 (30.10%) Finance
2 69 (11.73%) Banking
3 35 (5.95%) Retail
4 26 (4.42%) Games
5 23 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.21%) Back Office
8 12 (2.04%) Front Office
9 8 (1.36%) Marketing
10 7 (1.19%) Advertising
11 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.68%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (21.60%) QA Engineer
2 126 (21.43%) Tester
3 118 (20.07%) Test Engineer
4 115 (19.56%) Analyst
5 103 (17.52%) Automation Tester
6 91 (15.48%) Developer
7 85 (14.46%) Test Analyst
8 73 (12.41%) QA Analyst
9 69 (11.73%) QA Tester
10 54 (9.18%) QA Automation Tester
10 54 (9.18%) Selenium Tester
11 53 (9.01%) Test Automation Engineer
12 51 (8.67%) QA Test Analyst
13 46 (7.82%) Consultant
13 46 (7.82%) QA Automation Engineer
13 46 (7.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 45 (7.65%) Java Engineer
15 44 (7.48%) Automation Test Analyst
16 39 (6.63%) Developer in Test
16 39 (6.63%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (14.63%) .NET
2 76 (12.93%) Gherkin
3 48 (8.16%) XML
4 42 (7.14%) Web Services
5 40 (6.80%) REST
6 37 (6.29%) ASP.NET
7 36 (6.12%) HTML
8 33 (5.61%) JSON
9 31 (5.27%) RESTful
10 30 (5.10%) CSS
11 27 (4.59%) SOAP
12 24 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
12 24 (4.08%) HTML5
13 20 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (2.72%) React
14 16 (2.72%) Spring
15 15 (2.55%) JDBC
16 14 (2.38%) Node.js
17 13 (2.21%) JSON Schema
17 13 (2.21%) JSON-LD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 37 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.38%) Equities
5 14 (2.38%) Online Games
5 14 (2.38%) User Experience
6 13 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.04%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.87%) Derivative
9 10 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.70%) Fintech
10 9 (1.53%) Online Banking
11 8 (1.36%) Social Media
12 7 (1.19%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.51%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.34%) Contract for Difference
16 1 (0.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.39%) Linux
2 43 (7.31%) Android
3 41 (6.97%) Apple iOS
4 38 (6.46%) Unix
5 27 (4.59%) Windows
6 15 (2.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (39.63%) BDD
3 202 (34.35%) Test Automation
4 189 (32.14%) TDD
5 137 (23.30%) Scrum
6 103 (17.52%) Test Scripting
7 101 (17.18%) Manual Testing
8 96 (16.33%) QA Automation
9 94 (15.99%) E-Commerce
10 87 (14.80%) Software Testing
11 81 (13.78%) Software Engineering
12 73 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (12.41%) SDLC
13 68 (11.56%) Test Strategy
14 66 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 61 (10.37%) API Testing
15 61 (10.37%) Automated Testing
15 61 (10.37%) Regression Testing
16 60 (10.20%) Kanban
17 43 (7.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 288 (48.98%) Java
2 169 (28.74%) C#
3 128 (21.77%) SQL
4 89 (15.14%) Ruby
5 87 (14.80%) Python
6 79 (13.44%) JavaScript
7 31 (5.27%) PHP
8 23 (3.91%) C++
9 22 (3.74%) Groovy
10 21 (3.57%) C
11 15 (2.55%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.55%) Perl
12 14 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.87%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.87%) Scala
14 8 (1.36%) Clojure
14 8 (1.36%) ES6
15 7 (1.19%) ECMAScript
16 6 (1.02%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (12.41%) ISEB
2 59 (10.03%) ISTQB
3 32 (5.44%) Degree
4 6 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (59.52%) QA
2 59 (10.03%) SDET
3 13 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.68%) WCAG
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (2.55%) Puppet
2 13 (2.21%) Grafana
2 13 (2.21%) StatsD
3 4 (0.68%) Ansible
3 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.40%) Oracle
3 13 (2.21%) Splunk
3 13 (2.21%) TOWER Software
4 12 (2.04%) Google
5 7 (1.19%) Cognizant
5 7 (1.19%) Sybase
6 5 (0.85%) Facebook
7 4 (0.68%) HP
8 3 (0.51%) Capita
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.17%) SAP
10 1 (0.17%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.17%) Zend
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, training
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum £90,000 - £110,000 + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum £90,000 + £110,000
Posted: 4 days ago